NGO denounces rape of more than 120 women and children

NGO denounces rape of more than 120 women and children

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The NGO Doctors Without Borders reported that 125 women, including children under 10, were raped and assaulted in a region of South Sudan, in Africa, in the last 10 days of November.

According to DWB, the assaults occurred as women and children headed to a food distribution center in Bentiu, in the north of the country. Witnesses say that the criminals wore militia uniforms or were in plain clothes, but their origin is unknown.

Sexual violence is one of the characteristics of the civil war in South Sudan, which began in 2013 and accounts for about 400,000 deaths and 4,3 million internal and external refugees.

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