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UN Says More than 150 Women, Girls Raped in South Sudan

The United Nations says more than 150 women and girls in South Sudan have been raped or subject to other forms of sexual violence in recent days.  The attacks were carried out "by armed men, many in uniform," near the northern city of Bentiu, according to a joint statement signed Monday by UNICEF chief Henrietta Fore, Mark Lowcock, the U.N.'s undersecretary-general for humanitarian affairs, and U.N. Population Fund Director Natalia Kanem. The trio called on all...

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