Wherever war and violence exist, women exist — and they have things to tell us.” So says international peace strategist Sanam Naraghi-Anderlini, author and a consultant to the United Nations on the subject of women and conflict, Co-founder and Executive Director of ICAN (International Civil Society Action Network).
Survivors of sexual violence in war zones need to be recognized as legitimate victims of conflict and terrorism, and not blamed, stigmatized or shamed, the United Nations has said in an annual report to be presented to the Security Council. Read more about that here
Light your candle and join us in prayer, thought or reflection today
for all the Women and Girls who, in 2018, have experienced the violence of war.
Day 8: 2 December click here