7th October - Law News

2477th Edition: LawNewsIndex is a UK based news & legal articles archive focusing on Law, Lawyers, Law Firms, Justice, Legislation, Legal Ethics, Human Rights & Social Justice issues.

Today's Video Focus: Campaigners determined to prevent attacks are this year's Nobel peace prize winners From Hollywood's metoo movement to the distinguished Nobel Peace Prize, more light is being shed on the prevalence of sexual violence - both in war and peace. The UN has called gender-based violence a global pandemic. A recent United Nations study found sexual violence continues to be employed as a tactic of war and a tool of political repression. Sexual violence is not only prevalent on the battlefields of war but can also be experienced at home or work. Will the presitigious award provide a much larger platform for survivors of sexual violence everywhere?

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