Sexual violence in Haiti 'increasing'

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

    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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