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Somali Women Fleeing Famine Preyed On By Rapists

August 6, 2011

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KATHARINE HOURELD 07/31/11 01:25 PM ET DADAAB, Kenya — Refugee Barwago Mohamud huddles silently beneath a few blankets stretched over sticks at night, fearing for her life after a neighbor was raped, and a naked woman who had been kidnapped and gang-raped for three days in front of her terrified children was delivered to the […]

Somali Women Fleeing Famine Preyed On By Rapists

August 6, 2011

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KATHARINE HOURELD 07/31/11 01:25 PM ET DADAAB, Kenya — Refugee Barwago Mohamud huddles silently beneath a few blankets stretched over sticks at night, fearing for her life after a neighbor was raped, and a naked woman who had been kidnapped and gang-raped for three days in front of her terrified children was delivered to the […]

EAST AFRICA ‘It’s Not a Heartless Mother Leaving a Child Behind, Just One Who Wants to Survive’

July 28, 2011

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By Miriam Gathigah A child from drought-stricken southern Somalia who survived the long journey to an aid camp in the Somali capital Mogadishu. Credit:Abdurrahman Warsameh/IPS NAIROBI, Jul 27, 2011 (IPS) – On the road between the Kenyan and Somali border lie the dead bodies of children who have succumbed to the famine and the hardships […]

EAST AFRICA ‘It’s Not a Heartless Mother Leaving a Child Behind, Just One Who Wants to Survive’

July 28, 2011

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By Miriam Gathigah A child from drought-stricken southern Somalia who survived the long journey to an aid camp in the Somali capital Mogadishu. Credit:Abdurrahman Warsameh/IPS NAIROBI, Jul 27, 2011 (IPS) – On the road between the Kenyan and Somali border lie the dead bodies of children who have succumbed to the famine and the hardships […]