125 raped & whipped

Sunday Mail (UK) - - Lesley Roberts -

Sun­day Mail 31

At least 125 starv­ing women and girls have been raped, whipped and bat­tered with clubs in South Su­dan.

Doc­tors With­out Bor­ders said the “dra­matic in­crease” in sex­ual vi­o­lence oc­curred over 10 days as the women and girls walked to a food dis­tri­bu­tion site in Ben­tiu.

A mid­wife said those tar­geted in­clude preg­nant and el­derly women and girls as young as 10.

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