Sexual violence in conflict reported in 19 countries

Shelter for Victims of Sexual Abuse. UN Photo/Marie Frechon

Forty-five armed groups in 19 countries around the world have been identified as probably responsible for rape or other acts of sexual violence.

The UN Secretary-General's report on Sexual Violence in Conflict which is released on Tuesday contains, amongst others, accounts of violence by terrorist groups such as Boko Haram in Nigeria and ISIL in Iraq and Syria .

Zainab Hawa Bangura, is the Secretary-General's Special Representative on the issue.

Radmilla Suleymanova sat down with Ms Bangura who first spoke about current developments.

Duration: 4'38'

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