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Senior UN officials are calling for an end to violence against women and an end to impunity for sexual abuse.


UN News Centre

While the world clearly has the political will and legal tools to take on human traffickers and their criminal networks, what are needed is more meaningful international cooperation and adequate funding to take effective action, senior United Nations officials said today, warning that the scourge now has victims spread across 152 different citizenships in 124 countries.