Armed Conflict: Sexual Offences:Written question - 31501

Asked by Kate Green
(Stretford and Urmston)

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Asked on: 18 March 2020
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Armed Conflict: Sexual Offences
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps he is taking under the Prevention of Sexual Violence in Conflict Initiative to protect women from religious minority communities who are specifically vulnerable to sexual violence.
Answered by: Nigel Adams
Answered on: 25 March 2020

The UK is fully committed to supporting survivors of conflict-related sexual violence and follows a survivor-centred approach. This includes working closely with survivor networks and organisations, including those from religious minority communities, to ensure their perspectives inform PSVI policy and programming. For example, strengthening support for the faith and belief leaders' Declaration of Humanity to tackle stigma faced by survivors and prevent sexual violence in conflict

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