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Botswana Sees Dramatic Rise in Reported Rape Cases

Police in Botswana say reported incidents of rape have nearly doubled in the past year. Activists say successful anti-rape campaigns have made victims more confident about reporting when they are attacked. But the higher recorded levels of rape also have spurred activists in Botswana to demand more action against sexual assault.

Thirty-two-year-old “Mpho Modise” – not her real name – was attacked and raped by two men while walking home earlier this year.

“Even up to now it is still on me. Sometimes I try to forget about it but, when it comes to my mind, I feel the read more >>>

Source:: VOANews.Com