The Guilfordian

Somali rape culture reveals crisis

Shelby Smith, Staff Writer

February 15, 2013

Famine. Piracy. Drought. Chaos. Death. These are a few words that are associated with Somalia. Now, rape is an identifier that can be added to that list. Since the collapse of the Somali central government in the early 1990s, most communities are left to their own devices, relying on old customs...