With Freedom Comes Rape Surge in Baghdad

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http://www.nytimes.com/2003/07/16/international/worldspecial/16RAPE.html Since the end of the war and the outbreak of anarchy on Baghdad's streets, Iraqi women have grown increasingly afraid of being abducted and raped. The breakdown of the Iraqi government after the war makes any crime hard to quantify, says the New York Times. But the incidence of rape and abduction in particular seems to have increased, according to discussions with physicians, law-enforcement officials and families involved. A new report by . . .

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