Widows for Peace through Democracy (WPD) applauds the Committee for developing a General Recommendation on women’s access to justice. However, it regrets that the Concept Note, while listing several categories of disadvantaged women, omitted any reference to Widows.

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A Declaration on Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict was agreed on Thursday, April 11th, 2013 by the G8 countries.
Widows for Peace through Democracy (WPD) calls on states to ensure that, in enacting comprehensive laws to make this Declaration effective,

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