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How the US Denies Justice to Victims of Sexual Violence Worldwide
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How the US Denies Justice to Victims of Sexual Violence Worldwide

Jessica Arons discusses how the United States fails to provide justice to global victims of sexual violence.

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  • Jessica Arons

Horrific tales of gang rape— from India to South Africa to Egypt—have been in the news a lot lately.  It is beyond disturbing that such brutality continues, but the recent media attention combined with the theme of this year’s International Women’s Day, ending violence against women, serve as important reminders that this effort is far from over.

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Jessica Arons

Director, Women's Health & Rights Program