Burundi: Women under attack

Index Number: AFR 16/005/2004

Sexual violence has been widely used during Burundi’s 10-year civil war to terrorize and humiliate the population. This action urges the public to write to the President of Burundi, appealing for a strong public stance on violence against women, to send a clear message that it is neither inevitable nor acceptable and that those responsible will be brought to justice.

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