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More than 650 international activists and experts opposing wartime violence against women gathered in Tokyo on Monday to urge women to actively change societies that instigate discrimination and violence against them.

At the conclusion of the four-day International Conference on Violence against Women in War and Armed Conflict Situations, 41 representatives from 20 countries shared views and opinions gathered from their experiences with the subject. “We hope that this meeting will serve as an opportunity to heal the women around the world who suffered sexual violence and form a global network of women committed to preventing any further violence against them,” said Yayori Matsui, a representative of the Japanese committee, which organized the conference.

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