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Rohingya women eye return to Myanmar with serious concern

Rohingya women living in refugee camps in Bangladesh who have escaped rape and deadly violence in Myanmar say they fear returning home because of ongoing insecurity and the fact that they have no status there.

That’s according to Pramila Patten, the UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative on the issue of sexual violence in conflict, whom we spoke to for this latest edition of our podcast, UN Gender Focus.