Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict Day

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Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict Day in United Nations in 2021
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About Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict Day

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Dates of Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict Day
2022 United Nations Sunday, June 19thElimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict Day
2021 United Nations Saturday, June 19thElimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict Day
2020 United Nations Friday, June 19thElimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict Day
2019 United Nations Wednesday, June 19thElimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict Day
Summary
A day to honour the victims and survivors of sexual violence around the world.

On 19 June 2015, the United Nations General Assembly (A/RES/69/293) proclaimed 19 June of each year the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict, in order to raise awareness of the need to put an end to conflict-related sexual violence, to honour the victims and survivors of sexual violence around the world and to pay tribute to all those who have courageously devoted their lives to and lost their lives in standing up for the eradication of these crimes.

The date was chosen to commemorate the adoption on 19 June 2008 of Security Council resolution 1820 (2008), in which the Council condemned sexual violence as a tactic of war and an impediment to peacebuilding.

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