Posted by: APO | 2 August 2022

Conflict Fuelling Sexual Violence in Northern Ethiopia

“We tried to flee on the back of a truck, but they caught us. They took me away, raped me and left me in the bush.” Mahlet* was just 17 when she fled her home in November 2021 to escape the conflict raging in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region. She didn’t regain consciousness until the next day. Alone, terrified and in pain, she said, “There was no one around to help me.” Grinding conflict… Read more on


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