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South Sudan Gets New Tool to Fight Violence Against Women

When International Rescue Committee (IRC) staff met with about 100 women and girls at one of the United Nations mission's protection of civilian sites in South Sudan, they were shocked at what the women told them. “Every single one of them spoke about the fact that rape was a serious risk to women and girls even when they’re inside the sites and when they’re going outside the sites," said senior IRC advocacy coordinator Melanie Teff in a telephone interview. Teff said  the...

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