The Foreign Office said that Hague and Jolie, who is a UN special envoy, will meet survivors of rape and sexual violence during their visit to the Democratic Republic of Congo and Rwanda.
What does SV stand for?
SV stands for Sexual Violence
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We have 61 other meanings of SV in our Acronym Attic
- Scientific Visualization
- Scout Vehicle
- Se Vende (Spanish)
- Secure Voice
- Security Version (Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2)
- Seed Vector
- Segmental Vitiligo (skin disorder)
- Selective Volunteer (US DoD)
- Service Vendor (Bellcore)
- Service View
Samples in periodicals archive:
A TEESSIDE expert in child protection and sexual violence was among those invited for a new group's first meeting with the Foreign Secretary.
One of the few studies in South Asia from a male perspective to assess the prevalence of physical and sexual violence perpetrated by husbands against their wives used data from 8,320 husbands' self-reports in Bangladesh in the 2006 Urban Health Survey, 55% of men reported at least one violent act against their wives during their marriage, with 23% reporting physical violence in the year previous to the study, 20% reporting ever perpetrating sexual violence and 60% reporting ever perpetrating physical or sexual violence against their wives.
A THREE-YEAR plan to tackle sexual violence across County Durham is being unveiled tomorrow.
In Swaziland, young women have an elevated likelihood of having experienced sexual violence before age 18 if they lack a strong relationship with their mother or are not currently attending school, according to a national household survey.
Sexual violence is a crime of secrecy and silence, and it often invokes denial.