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Andrea Peto on a New Memorial in Budapest

The goal of this project is to establish the culture of dialogue, our Research Affiliate Andrea Peto said to Hungarian news portal HVG about the planned monument of wartime rape victims.

The Budapest municipal council plans to inaugurate this monument in 2023. Andrea Peto is part of the project’s advisory committee.

The emphasis is on solidarity, she said, adding that the culture of violence is inherited through generations, and “this circle must be broken, and the first step is to talk about rape and violence.”

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