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At the peak of the #HornofAfrica famine, 80% of refugees arriving at the #Dadaab camps were women and children. Traveling alone to the camps without male company, they often experienced sexual violence on the journey. However, there was little improvement when they arrived - by the summer of 2011, sexual violence in the camps had quadrupled since the beginning of the year.

Photo: 2011 Kate Holt/CARE

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At the peak of the #HornofAfrica famine, 80% of refugees arriving at the #Dadaab camps were women and children. Traveling alone to the camps without male company, they often experienced sexual violence on the journey. However, there was little improvement when they arrived - by the summer of 2011, sexual violence in the camps had quadrupled since the beginning of the year.

Photo: 2011 Kate Holt/CARE

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