Justice eludes rape victims in Somalia’s Puntland – campaigners
Women and girls in Somalia’s semi-autonomous region of Puntland who accuse police, army and marines of raping them are not receiving justice, campaigners said on Tuesday.
Activists from the Galkayo Education Center for Peace and Development (GECPD) said no one has been charged in three cases of rape which have been reported to the police since December, in which security forces are suspected of involvement.
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Related: Op-Ed from Hawa Aden Mohamed, as featured in The New York Times: When Laws Against Rape Aren’t Enough