Male rape in Syria’s war zone

Charu Lata Hogg on a brutal aspect of the conflict that goes unreported

The World Today
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Charu Lata Hogg

Associate Fellow, Asia-Pacific Programme

The pervasive nature and appalling consequences of conflict-related sexual violence is the subject of continuing investigation. While there is no doubt that women and girls are disproportionately affected, there is increasing evidence that men and boys as well as sexual and gender minorities also suffer and, in some cases, are directly targeted.

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