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Khadijatou : how 36 years living in a camp, fighting hunger, have an impact on the society and families structures.

July 28, 2011

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Published on 26 July 2011 Women as head of the household : During a monitoring visit, the team met Khadijatou, one of the refugee living in the camp for 36 years. She describes how was her life and how it get improved thanks to humanitarian assistance During one of our monitoring visits to Smara camp […]

Where are the men of Dadaab?

July 25, 2011

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Residents of the world’s largest refugee camp are mainly women and children, raising questions about the fate of men.Azad Essa Last Modified: 21 Jul 2011 16:28 Azad EssaWomen and children fleeing SomaliaMore than 80% of those of those fleeing Somalia are women and children   The wind hollers, whipping up dust that scratches at our […]

Where are the men of Dadaab?

July 25, 2011

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Residents of the world’s largest refugee camp are mainly women and children, raising questions about the fate of men.Azad Essa Last Modified: 21 Jul 2011 16:28 Azad EssaWomen and children fleeing SomaliaMore than 80% of those of those fleeing Somalia are women and children   The wind hollers, whipping up dust that scratches at our […]

Reported cases of sexual violence have quadrupled among refugees

July 17, 2011

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Tuesday, 12 July 2011 10:39 Female refugees fleeing conflict and hunger in East Africa are facing another threat: rape and sexual violence. According to UNHCR reports, the numbers of sexual and gender-based violence cases have quadrupled: 358 incidents reported from January until June 2011, in comparison with 75 during the same period in 2010.At CARE’s […]