Alarm over cuts to Hague-Jolie plan to end sexual violence in war

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Scheme launched by William Hague and Angelina Jolie faces ‘litmus test’ as scrutiny falls on British response to rape of Rohingya women

The Foreign Office has been accused of neglecting its pledge to tackle sexual violence in conflict zones, after the number of experts on a flagship team designed to improve protection for women was halved.

The preventing sexual violence initiative, founded by the former British foreign secretary William Hague alongside Hollywood star Angelina Jolie, promised to increase support for victims and help to end the culture of impunity that has allowed transgressors to go unpunished.

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Source : https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2018/apr/12/litmus-test-looms-william-hague-angelina-jolie-scheme-to-end-sexual-violence-in-war-preventing-sexual-violence-initiative
Auteur : Rebecca Ratcliffe
Date de parution : 12 April 2018 | 8:00 am