Sexual violence in Haiti 'increasing'

Amnesty International says incidences of rape on the rise in camps for the displaced.

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    The risk of rape and sexual violence has increased dramatically in the camps housing hundreds of thousands of Haitian women and girls, a new report from Amnesty International says.

    The news comes a year after the country's devastating earthquake left more than a million people homeless.

    Aid groups in Haiti have been trying to help women combat the threats. 

    But as Al Jazeera's Tom Ackerman reports from Haiti, conditions in the camps and a weak justice system have made their mission more challenging.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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