Countries commit to bring an end to sexual violence in conflict

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A group of young children, all survivors of sexual abuse, are shown at a safe house in Monrovia, Liberia.(UN Photo/Staton Winter)

More than 100 countries have signed a declaration aimed at stamping out sexual violence in conflict.

World leaders meeting at the UN General Assembly on Tuesday welcomed the document and pledged their support to survivors and the civil society groups which advocate on their behalf.

Dianne Penn reports.

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