The three Somali women sat huddled together in a corner of an empty, dusty room in a camp for displaced people in northern Somalia, their faces etched with grief and resignation. They were all rape victims. Two of them had been gang-raped, by up to six men. One of the women had a baby tied [...]
In Crime & Corruption
Dec 7th, 2010
GALKAYO, Somalia — Aid workers in Somalia say they are seeing an alarming number of rapes in refugee camps housing those who fled violence in Mogadishu. The Galkayo Education Center for Peace and Development said it has documented 51 cases of rape against women in camps in the Somali town of Galkayo...