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Addressing Sexual Violence In The Context Of Conflict, Disasters

In this post in USAID’s “IMPACTblog,” Anita Malley, internal displacement and protection adviser at the Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance, examines the importance of addressing sexual violence in conflicts and disasters, recapping a trip she took to Cote d’Ivoire with her colleagues in June. “I have seen the importance of this program response first hand. … Although sexual violence is an ugly consequence of conflict and disasters, by providing safe, sensitive, and appropriate services for survivors, we can help them and their communities to recover and rebuild their lives,” she writes (12/5).

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