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Sahel Crisis: How the drought raises risks for sexual abuse, child labor
July 13, 2012 by The IRC
|Millions of Malians are threatened by the drought and hunger crisis in Africa's Sahel region. Issues like child labor, low school attendance, and sexual abuse -- all of which existed before the drought -- have been exacerbated by the current crisis. Photo: Hanna Taylor/IRC|
The International Rescue Committee's Sanj Srikanthan has written a compelling blog post for the Huffington Post that details the ongoing drought in the Sahel and the far-reaching and long-term consequences that this crisis has on children.
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