Sierra Leone: national emergency on sexual violences

  • 08/02/2019 - (Copyright: Kuwait Times)

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    President Julius Maada Bio on Thursday declared rape and sexual violence a national emergency.


    The declaration comes amidst the increasing amount of rape cases reported across the country.

    The head of state has made it paramount to tackle such a type and trend of human rights abuse.

    Every year numerous cases of rape and murder are registered throughout the country.

    Patrick Sallia reports from Freetown.

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