International Alert joins vital conversation on sexual violence in conflict

This International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict, we joined BBC Media Action’s Naija for an essential conversation on sexual violence in conflict, focusing on Nigeria.

Our Regional Director in Africa, Cindy Chungong, discusses the systems that make sexual violence so pervasive and the role we can all play in supporting survivors and changing attitudes.

Watch the full conversation

Everyone has a role to play, not just policy-makers, in taking a holistic approach that looks at prevention as well as response.

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