On the event of the Worldwide Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Battle, France reiterates that it completely condemns this violence, in all places and in all circumstances, whether or not it’s used as a way or weapon of warfare, torture or terror.
France is taking resolute motion to fight this violence. It’s offering monetary help of €6.2 million (2020-2022) to the International Fund for Survivors of Battle-Associated Sexual Violence, a fund arrange by Dr Mukwege and Ms Nadia Murad, recipients of the Nobel Peace Prize in 2018.
France hosted the Era Equality Discussion board in Paris from 30 June to 2 July 2021, co-chaired with Mexico and underneath the aegis of UN Ladies, throughout which greater than $40 billion of finance was launched and 1,000 commitments introduced to help a International Acceleration Plan for Gender Equality, together with an Motion Coalition on Gender-Primarily based Violence.
At nationwide stage, France’s dedication to preventing conflict-related sexual violence is mirrored within the launch of the Third Nationwide Motion Plan to implement the Safety Council’s so-called “Ladies, Peace and Safety” resolutions, which purpose to extend the involvement of ladies in battle decision and peace consolidation and extra successfully defend them from violence, together with sexual violence.
France will relentlessly proceed its combat towards this insupportable violence. It’ll proceed to argue in favour of securing the common adoption of the Council of Europe’s Istanbul Conference, which is probably the most superior worldwide instrument to fight violence towards girls. The Worldwide Prison Court docket, in view of its important function in preventing worldwide crimes involving conflict-related sexual violence, should be supported.