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#JusticePourLouise Rape Case Shakes Senegal

By Human Rights Watch
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Click to expand Image A young woman stands by a window at a secondary school in Dakar.  © 2018 Ricci Shryock for Human Rights Watch The hashtag #JusticePourLouise has been trending in Senegal in recent days, the latest grim reminder of the country’s failure to deal with the scourge of sexual violence in Senegal’s education system. In the latest case, a 19-year-old male student has been detained by police and accused of raping a 15-year-old girl, also a student at the same school. The accused reportedly shared a video about the rape that has been widely shared via WhatsApp and elsewhere.…

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