UPDF Troops Accused Of Rape, Sexual Exploitation In CAR Top story

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“Karin,” a 15-year-old girl in Obo who was eight months pregnant at the time of photo. She told Human Rights Watch that a Ugandan soldier made her preganant. Lewis Mudge/Human Rights Watch

“Karin,” a 15-year-old girl in Obo who was eight months pregnant at the time of photo. She told Human Rights Watch that a Ugandan soldier made her preganant.

In short
A contingent of the Ugandan army returning from Central African Republic CAR are being accused of having sexually exploited or abused at least 13 women and girls since 2015. A report by Human Rights Watch HRW says at least one rape was registered. In a statement issued by its Nairobi office, HRW says it interviewed 13 women and 3 girls early this year.

 

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