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Syrian women forced into selling body for aid

International Desk
Published on : 27 February 2018, 05:21 PM
Syrian women forced into selling body for aid


It was reported three years ago that women in Syria are being sexually exploited by the aid workers. Since then, the women have been exploited sexually in return for aid. The exploitation is done by a group of men who deliver the aid on behalf of the United Nations and other international charities.

The sexual abuse on the Syrian women has turned so serious and widespread that they no longer dare to go to the distribution centers for receiving aid services as the local people would assume her to have offered herself to the men in exchange of aid.

There are some parts in Syria where it gets hard to outreach them and then the men take advantage of the situation. After the sex scandal of Oxfam, this is the latest allegation on the charity sector which has drawn the attention of the international community. Charity humanitarian adviser Spencer criticizes that the humanitarian agencies are turning a blind eye to the situation.

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