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Posted by The IRC on November 28, 2007
I borrow the title from an Amnesty International report on Cote d’Ivoire, issued last March. It says: The scale of rape and sexual violence in Cote d’Ivoire in the course of the armed conflict has been largely underestimated. Many women have been gang raped or have been abducted and reduced to sexual slavery by fighters. more »