A victim of gender based violence in Mali tells her story

Listen /

16 year-old Fatoumata Traoré, a victim of gender based violence in Mali.

Fighting between Government forces and rebels in the northern part of Mali, which started early last year, has caused insecurity, instability and a growing refugee crisis.

The Human Rights Council says human rights violations were committed by rebels, terrorist groups and other organized transnational crime networkS, particularly in the north of the country.

These abuses, which included violence against women and children, summary and extrajudicial executions, and pillaging, were condemned by the Council.

Today, we tell you the story of Fatoumata, who is one of the victims of the atrocities.

Beng Poblete-Enriquez has more.

Duration: 2'40"

Filed under Today's Features.
UN Radio Daily News Programme
UN Radio Daily News Programme
Updated at 1800 GMT, Monday to Friday
Loading the player ...

CONNECT

 

November 2014
M T W T F S S
« Oct    
 12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930