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Sexual Abuse of Kenyan Girls Increasing

Posted December 24th, 2012 at 9:50 am (UTC-5)
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A new report by the United Nations Children’s Agency says violence against girls in Kenya is on the rise, with many experiencing sexual abuse by strangers. Madhavi Ashok, the deputy representative of UNICEF Kenya, told VOA News that children are particularly vulnerable in their own communities, noting that many suffer attacks while they are walking […]

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Pentagon Unveils New Effort Against Sexual Assault in Military

Posted January 18th, 2012 at 2:30 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has introduced a tough new program to reduce sexual assault in the military, saying “one sexual assault is one too many.” Wednesday at the Pentagon Panetta said the new program will include measures that let service members who file sexual abuse charges to quickly transfer to a new unit or […]

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