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Human Rights Watch Asks Somalia to Protect Women

In recent years, Somali women and girls living in makeshift camps in and around Mogadishu have experienced a wave of sexual violence. Local and international rights organizations have blamed both government soldiers and militia groups. In a report released Thursday, Human Rights Watch called on the Somali government to adopt reforms to deal with widespread sexual violence against women. Sexual violence against women has become an increasing problem and a concern for human rights...

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