the shame of the war

by United Nations OCHA/IRIN on 17-03-2013

The Integrated Regional Information Networks (IRIN) has launched The Shame of War: Sexual Violence Against Women and Girls in Conflict-a reference book and photo essay of portraits and testimonies of the sexual violence women suffer when men go to war. It examines the scope and nature of this violence and looks at the different ways the international community is addressing sexual violence against women and girls during and after conflict.

The women complain about a country that did not provide them with opportunities for a decent life and perceives them with inferiority

Human trafficking, prostitution thrive in Afghanistan

by Waslat Hasrat-Nazimi on 24-10-2012

Thousands of Afghan girls and boys are trafficked into neighboring countries and sold into slavery each year. Though it is taboo, prostitution is alive and thriving – at the cost of those forced to work in it.



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