4Mi snapshot


Published by: MMC

Region: North Africa




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Protection risks within and along routes to Libya – a focus on sexual abuse

North Africa

This Snapshot analyses findings from a 4Mi survey of 5,219 refugees and migrants in Libya, conducted between May 2017 and June 2019. Some 81% of respondents originate from countries in West or Central Africa, while 19% are from East Africa;1 44% are women and 56% are men. The analysis examines protection risks within and along routes to Libya, with a focus on sexual abuse.

See also MMC West Africa’s recent snapshot on protection incidents and assistance.