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Q&A: What it’s Like Researching Rape in Somalia from HRW, 2/13/14

Saturday, February 15, 2014

Samer Muscati, who researches the plight of women in conflict and emergency situations, recently spent time in one of the world’s most dangerous cities: Mogadishu, Somalia. There, he was part of a team that interviewed more than two dozen rape victims for a report, “Here, Rape is Normal”. Muscati talks to us about women in Somalia, how rape is a horrible symptom of a greater problem, and ways to advocate with a government in a war-torn country that can barely exercise control over its capital city.

Read more: http://www.hrw.org/news/2014/02/13/qa-what-its-researching-rape-somalia