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A 17-year-old girl said that just over a year after she fled the frequent Boko Haram attacks in Dikwa, a town 56 miles west of Maiduguri, a policeman approached her for “friendship” in the camp, and then he raped her.
“One day he demanded to have sex with me,” she said. It happened just that one time, but soon I realized I was pregnant.
Restricted movement in the camps is contrary to Principle 14.2 of the United Nations Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement, which provides that internally displaced people have “the right to move freely in and out of camps and other settlements.” In some cases, men used their positions of authority and gifts of desperately needed food or other items to have sex with women.
A woman in a Dalori camp said residents get only one meal a day.
When I informed him about my condition, he threatened to shoot and kill me if I told anyone else.