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UN Bows To U.S. Demands, Waters Down Resolution To Help Survivors Of Sexual Violence In War

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – A U.S. threat to veto U.N. Security Council action on sexual violence in conflict was averted on Tuesday after a long-agreed phrase was removed because President Donald Trump’s administration sees it as code for abortion, diplomats said. A German-drafted resolution was adopted after a reference was cut referring to the need […]

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Clampdown on violence against NHS staff

Health Secretary Matt Hancock says he will introduce new measures to help protect NHS staff from violence. The NHS Violence Reduction Strategy expands on work previously carried out by a body that was scrapped by government more than a year ago. A bill to double the sentence for assaults on emergency workers from six months […]