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Refugee Women Seeking Safety in Europe Risk Sexual Abuse, Violence

The U.N. warns that refugee women and children seeking safety in Europe are at great risk of sexual abuse and violence throughout their journey.  An assessment mission conducted by the U.N. refugee agency, U.N. Population Fund, and the Women’s Refugee Commission finds measures to protect the women and girls are inadequate. The joint field mission was carried out in Greece and Macedonia in November.  It found those most at risk of sexual abuse and violence include single women...

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