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Lunes, 24 de Julio de 2017

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What the Girls Say: Improving practices to reintegrate girls in DRC


Child Soldiers International

Resumen

This new report reveals cycle of violence and rejection suffered by former girl soldiers in Democratic Republic of Congo and hears why some are re-joining armed groups.

Girls coming out of armed groups in Eastern DRC are often rejected by their families when they return home, with a number re-joining groups that abused them as a result, reveals a new report from Child Soldiers International published today.

Released on the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict, What the Girls Say reveals the girls’ experiences in their own words. The majority of girls interviewed were sexually abused by the armed groups.

Despite the daily violence of life with the armed groups, many girls reported that returning home to rejection and stigma they faced as survivors of sexual violence was the source of their deepest emotional suffering.

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Ámbito

África - República Democrática del Congo (Zaire)

Año Idioma

2017 Inglés

Categoria Tipo

Literatura Gris Informe

Palabras clave

Armas, Niño, Reintegración, Violencia

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