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Breaking the silence on violence against indigenous girls: UN report calls for urgent action

Breaking the silence on violence against indigenous girls: UN report calls for urgent action

June 01, – Violence against women and girls is a pervasive human rights violation that persists in every country in the world and cuts across all socioeconomic groups and cultures. Nevertheless, a UN study launched today highlights that indigenous girls are at heightened risk due to the multiple and intersecting forms of discrimination they face. […]

June 1, 2013 | By More