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"Electing to Rape: Sexual Terror in Mugabe's Zimbabwe," is a grim 2009 report that includes the testimonies of 84 women. No one knows exactly how many women were raped in 2008, but estimates range from "hundreds and possibly thousands," according to the report.
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