A recent analysis carried out by IRC, focusing on gender-based violence and exploitation finds:
- Rape is being used as a weapon of war across the conflict
- There is evidence of sexual exploitation across the conflict
- Intimate partner violence has increased since the conflict started
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, May 4, 2021 — Six months on from the beginning of the conflict in Tigray, Ethiopia, a new International Rescue Committee analysis reveals that women and girls across the conflict are experiencing widespread abuse and exploitation against a backdrop of impunity.