Myanmar President calls for cessation of armed conflicts

Myanmar President U Thein Sein has called for political stability, cessation of armed conflicts and socio-economic development of the people.

Armed conflicts rob 28 million kids of education

Calling it a `hidden crisis`, a UN report has found that armed conflicts are robbing 28 million children of their right to education while subjecting them to sexual violence.

Sexual violence used as weapon in 31 armed conflicts in 2009

A report on conflicts, human rights and peace building, has revealed that sexual violence was used as a weapon in 31 armed conflicts that took place in 2009.