T Vishnu Jayaraman

T Vishnu Jayaraman is a graduate student at the School of Diplomacy and International Relations at Seton Hall University. Formerly a journalist for the Hindustan Times, The Times of India, The Tribune and The Sunday Observer in New Delhi, he has worked most recently with the UN Chronicle as an editorial intern.

Coinciding with the sixty-third anniversary of the signing of the United Nations Charter, an engaging and educative panel discussion on genocide prevention, with its theme titled "Saving Succeeding Generations", was held on 26 June 2008 at UN Headquarters, in collaboration with the Outreach Division of the UN Department of Public Information and the United Nations University.

Concerned over the security of women and girls in situations of armed conflict, United States Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice stated that rape was a crime that could never be condoned; yet, women and girls around the world had been subjected to widespread and deliberate acts of sexual violence.