Volume 5, Issue 46 / June 2014

IOM Director General Calls for End to Sexual Violence in Conflict at London Summit


The international community has taken too long to recognize how vulnerable women, girls and children are to gender-based violence in crisis situations, according to IOM Director General William Lacy Swing.




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Modern slavery: UN rights experts welcome new international agreement on forced labour


A group of United Nations independent experts on slavery, migrants, trafficking, sale and sexual exploitation of children, and internally displaced persons today welcomed this week's adoption of a legally binding international Protocol to tackle forced labour worldwide and end what they call 'modern slavery.


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