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Quoted: Yida refugee camp in South Sudan remains dangerous for women
May 18, 2012 by The IRC
|Women collect materials to build shelter, Yida refugee camp, Unity State, South Sudan. Photo: Liz Pender/IRC|
"It is a grim illustration of the conditions women and girls face at Yida camp that a place where they risk being raped every time they go to the market or beaten by their husbands every time they go home, is safe compared to where they came from."
- Commentary by the International Rescue Committee's Liz Pender in GlobalPost: Rape & domestic violence are all too common for women who fled the Nuba mountains
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