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Somalia: Rape and sexual violence a constant threat for displaced women

Headline Title:  Somalia: Rape and sexual violence a constant threat for displaced women 30 August 2013 Women and children living in Somalia’s makeshift camps for displaced people face a high risk of rape and other sexual violence, Amnesty International said today after returning from a research trip to the country.The organization’s researchers spoke with dozens of women and girls who felt at risk of sexual violence. Some of them, one as young as 13, had recently been raped. Most victims said they hadn’t reported the attacks to the police because they feared being stigmatized and…

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