UN agencies work together to help Somali rape victims

United Nations agencies are working together to address the problem of sexual violence in Somalia.

“After years of war, rape has become a threat to women in Somalia when they move along roads, due to the presence of militia at illegal roadblocks. They are also at risk in IDP settlements located on the outskirts of towns such as Galkayo, which are too isolated to be secure,” United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said in a news release.