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UNHCR study finds increase in sexual violence against men, boys in Syrian crisis

A study published by UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, suggests that sexual violence committed against men and boys in Syria could be more pervasive that was previously assumed. The study included several dozen informants and focus group discussions with 196 refugees in Iraq, Jordan, and Lebanon. Those interviewed reported sexual violence such as rape, genital…

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