L’Osservatore Romano – Rape as Torture

L’Osservatore Romano – Rape as Torture

Rape as Torture – October 2017

At last the world’s attention and conscience is beginning to focus on the phenomenon of the continuous and systematic rape to which women and children migrants are subjected – both on the long and dangerous passage through Africa and in the camps from which they are waiting to leave, as well as on the terrible voyages in ramshackle boats, and even sometimes in the lands which ought to welcome and protect them but where instead these women are enslaved and forced to prostitute themselves. However, this attention is still too insubstantial; neither legal nor medical provisions have been made to cope with systematic rape.

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