Canadian mining giant Barrick launches remediation program to help victims of sexual assault but there's a catch

The Current

The stories of rape and assault coming from women victimized by security guards near a major gold mine site in Papua New Guinea have been persistent and deeply disturbing. Canadian giant Barrick Gold has responded with a program offering medical, psychological and community services. But Barrick's critics question why woman have to sign away rights to legal action later in order to get help now.

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