GBV a Global Phenomenon – UN Women

Despite the shock value of recent rape incidents in countries like India and South Africa, brutality against women is not a new phenomenon, argues Bachelet

The head of UN Women, Michelle Bachelet, says despite the shock value of recent rape incidents in countries like India and South Africa, brutality against women is not a new phenomenon.

She was addressing the media at the opening of the 57th Commission on the Status of Women in New York.

The two week long forum sees governments and civil society examine progress in women's equality and empowerment that informs programmes and legislation at a national level.

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