Healthcare, Maternal Mortality and Sexual Violence: Madagascar Sexual Assault: assault30

Justin Betombo sits alone in his home he shared with his wife, Lydia, and his neice, Kenia Moravelo, 13, before he allegedly sodomized Kenia one evening when she was 8 years old in their village outside of Sambava, in northeastern Madagascar, November 2, 2006.  Since Kenia accused Justin of rape, the trial has mysteriously disppeared from the courts in the local district head, Antalaha, and Kenia has been in and out of the hospital; Justin's wife, Lydia, left him 8 months ago.  Kenia has been in and out of the hospital and surgery since she was raped, and Justin claims she is suffering from witchcraft.
village outside of Sambava, Madagascar

Justin Betombo sits alone in his home he shared with his wife, Lydia, and his neice, Kenia Moravelo, 13, before he allegedly sodomized Kenia one evening when she was 8 years old in their village outside of Sambava, in northeastern Madagascar, November 2, 2006. Since Kenia accused Justin of rape, the trial has mysteriously disppeared from the courts in the local district head, Antalaha, and Kenia has been in and out of the hospital; Justin's wife, Lydia, left him 8 months ago. Kenia has been in and out of the hospital and surgery since she was raped, and Justin claims she is suffering from witchcraft.