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Aid-for-Sex Alleged in Northern Mozambique

By Human Rights Watch
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Click to expand Image A woman walks through the Internally Displaced Person camp "25 de junho," in Metuge, Mozambique on May 20, 2021.  © 2021 JOHN WESSELS/AFP via Getty Images Allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse of women in exchange for humanitarian aid have reemerged in Mozambique, this time among people displaced by armed Islamist groups in the northern Cabo Delgado province. Last month, while interviewing internally displaced people (IDPs), I spoke with a 23-year-old woman called Abiba, who described sexual harassment by a relief worker. She told me that after she arrived…

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