There are no quick fixes to warzone rape, but Hague’s summit was a vital first step

BY Madeleine Rees

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The reality is that if men think of women as property – if violence at home, or committed by family members, is considered a private matter; if society continues to judge the conduct and dress of women in sexual violence cases; if the state fails to insist upon political, social, economic and cultural equality for women in all fields, and fails to engage with men in resolving the issue – then sexual violence will continue.

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