Chad: 'No place for us here’: Violence against refugee women in Eastern Chad

Chad: 'No place for us here’: Violence against refugee women in Eastern Chad

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Index Number: AFR 20/008/2009
Date Published: 30 September 2009
Categories: Chad

Women and girls from Darfur who have fled from Sudan to Chad in search of safety face rape and other violence on a daily basis, both inside and outside refugee camps. Those responsible for rape and other violence against Darfuri refugee women and girls are hardly ever brought to justice in eastern Chad. Steps must be taken by both the Chadian government and the international community to protect women and girls more effectively.


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