Most rape victims in conflict zones are children – report

Wed, 10 Apr 2013 09:04 GMT

Source: reuters // Reuters

 

Children carry their family’s belongings as they go to Yida refugee camp in South Sudan outside Tess village in the rebel-held territory of the Nuba Mountains in South Kordofan, Sudan, May 2, 2012. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

By Li-mei Hoang

VULNERABLE PEOPLE IN CONFLICT: Most victims of sexual violence in conflict zones are children who are suffering rape and abuse at an appalling rate, say campaigners who describe the attacks as the “hidden horrors of war”.

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