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32nd International Conference of the Red Cross and Red Crescent
Health Care in Danger
Restoring Family Links
Safer access for all National Societies
From Saigon to Ho Chi Minh City

From Saigon to Ho Chi Minh City

Drawing on archives recently opened to the public, this study provides a broad chronological and geographic overview of the ICRC's activities from 1966 to 1975 and traces the development of its policy on visits to political prisoners.

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Save and change lives

Save and change lives

As the pressure on our resources continues to grow, we need more funds to help the increasing number of men, women and children around the world who find themselves caught in the crossfire of conflict.

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Sexual Violence in Detention

Sexual Violence in Detention

In this document, we examine sexual violence specifically in relation to people deprived of their liberty. We consider why individuals are at risk of sexual violence in detention and how to prevent and reduce that risk. We also set out some potential steps to take when sexual violence occurs.

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