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Bangladesh, UN agree to address sexual violence against Rohingyas

MNA Exclusive Desk: The government of Bangladesh and the United Nations will jointly address conflict-related sexual violence committed against members of the Rohingya population forcibly displaced from Myanmar to Bangladesh. The United Nations and the government of Bangladesh signed a ‘Framework of Cooperation’ in this regard, reported news agency. The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict, Pramila Patten, after signing the document, said, “I believe that through this Framework of Cooperation the Rohingya survivors of sexual violence will benefit from enhanced service-delivery, accountability and protection.” During her two official visits to Bangladesh, in November 2017 ...

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Hasina reaffirms BD’s commitment to end sexual abuse of peacekeepers

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MNA National Desk: Mentioning Bangladesh’s experience in worst form of sexual violence during its War of Liberation, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has expressed her belief that all victims of sexual exploitation and abuse deserve justice and also opportunities for rehabilitation. “We believe all victims of sexual exploitation and abuse deserve justice and also opportunities for rehabilitation,” she said declaring a pledge of 100,000 US dollar token contribution to the victim support fund. The Premier made the pledge while addressing the High-Level Meeting on the Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (SEA) held at Trusteeship Council Chamber of the UN Headquarters ...

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