Tagged: sexual violence

Nobel Peace Prize

Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad, fighters of war-time sexual violence, share 2018 award Nobel Peace Prize Oslo The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided to award the Nobel Peace Prize for 2018 to Denis Mukwege...

Norway boosts funding for UN gender funds

Norway will provide NOK 40 million (USD 7 million) to UN efforts to combat female genital mutilation and violence against women in developing countries. At the same time, Norway will contribute NOK 20 million...

Mona Juul: End rape as weapon of war

“Rape as a tactic of war victimises not only individuals and their families, but entire communities. It aggravates conflicts, undermines peace and jeopardises reconciliation.” That was the message from Norway’s Deputy Permanent Representative to...