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UN: Rape Used as Weapon of War in S. Sudan Conflict

A senior U.N. official says rape is used as a weapon of war in the conflict between government SPLA and opposition forces in South Sudan.  The official who recently visited this war-torn country says sexual violence against women and girls is rampant in camps for internally displaced people.   U.N. Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict, Zainab Hawa Bangura interviewed rape victims sheltering in a U.N. compound in Bentiu City, in Unity State.  The Sierra...

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