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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.
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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