Refugees in Libya: 'Smugglers have lost all humanity'

The United Nations Children's Fund, UNICEF, says refugee women and children suffer routine sexual violence and abuse as they try to travel across the Mediterranean to Europe.

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    The United Nations Children's Fund, UNICEF, says refugee women and children suffer routine sexual violence and abuse as they try to travel across the Mediterranean to Europe. Al Jazeera’s Hoda Abdel Hamid meets young refugees and migrants who have attempted the perilous journey across the sea from Libya to Italy.


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