Healthcare, Maternal Mortality and Sexual Violence: Madagascar Sexual Assault: assault14

Many, 15, clenches her hands as she talks to an investigator about her rape which took place three weeks prior while filing a case at the main police station in Antananivarro, Madagascar, November 9, 2006.  Many, threatened by her assaulter, was too scared to tell her mother about her rape until three weeks after the crime, and her family was barely able to pay the $15. cost of paying for a medical examination necessary for filing a case against the perpetrator.
Antananivarro, Madagascar

Many, 15, clenches her hands as she talks to an investigator about her rape which took place three weeks prior while filing a case at the main police station in Antananivarro, Madagascar, November 9, 2006. Many, threatened by her assaulter, was too scared to tell her mother about her rape until three weeks after the crime, and her family was barely able to pay the $15. cost of paying for a medical examination necessary for filing a case against the perpetrator.