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UN Human Rights Council Passes Resolution to “Accelerate Efforts to Eliminate All Forms of Violence Against Women”

In a new resolution, the UN Human Rights Council has called for strengthened efforts to eliminate violence against women.  The resolution includes every single point made by Malya Villard-Appollon, leader of IJDH partner organization KOFAVIV, when she gave her powerful testimony before the Council last week. Read the resolution – an important victory for IJDH’s Rape Accountability and Prevention Project and for the fight for women’s rights as a whole – below.

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