Monday, September 10, 2007

Save us from hell of Darfur, say refugees

Women who have fled the violence of Sudan are facing discrimination in a culture which fails to distinguish between adultery and rape

There are some stories you instantly want to forget, but they are often the ones that remain with you forever. In a hushed and claustrophobically hot room in eastern Chad, sitting on a hard mud floor scattered with rush mats, my own worst nightmares were brought to life by another woman's story.
You will have read about the conflict in Darfur, of the rapes and mutilations, of an estimated 200,000 people dead and 2.5 million forced to flee their homes in search of safety for themselves and their families. Read more >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

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