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Ukraine: The Intimate War

By Ilioné Schultz with Marie-Alix Détrie and Maria Varenikova. In three years, the war in Ukraine has resulted in close to 10,000 deaths and more than 20,000 wounded. But another number remains in the shadows: that of victims of sexual violence committed by both pro-Russian and pro-Ukrainian forces. Though the issue has been shrouded in silence, sexual humiliation, rape and genital mutilation have slowly become common practice in secret detention centers and makeshift military camps across the country.

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The DNA of Sangaris

By Justine Brabant and Leïla Miñano. The French Minister of Defense called the French military operation in the Central African Republic a “success”. But when the forces of Operation Sangaris pulled out of the country in October 2016, they left in their wake numerous accusations of rape and sexual assault, some involving minors. In at least one case, a child may have been born of this abuse. While the French judicial system is taking its time to investigate these accusations, the list of victims may be growing.

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