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Congolese Gynecologic Surgeon Denis Mukwege, Renowned for Healing Mass Rape Victims in DRC, Wins Top EU Human Rights Award
World  (tags: Denis Mukwege, gynecologic surgeon, DR Congo, EU, Sakharov Prize, human rights award, Congolese women, children, babies, mass rape victims, brutal rape, atrocities, war weapon, fistula repair, Panzi Hospital )

LucyKalei
- 18 days ago - dw.de
He's treated the appalling injuries inflicted on 19,270 survivors of war-ravaged DRC's epidemic of sexualized violence since founding Panzi Hospital, restoring both their broken bodies & traumatized souls, providing therapy, housing, job training +VIDEO
Mothers in Congo Get Help in Raising Children of Rape
World  (tags: DR Congo, rape, rape as weapon of war, children, help, crime, women, girls )

Marta
- 1680 days ago - csmonitor.com
Group homes and networks are helping mothers in Congo to counter harsh discrimination as well as their frequent reluctance to accept children of rape. In Easter DR of Congo hundreds of thousands of women have been victims of sexual violence.
Oxfam: Dramatic Rise in Rapes in DR Congo
World  (tags: Africa, DR Congo, rape, crime, sexual violence, minerals conflict, war, militias, army, civilian, women, children, men, sexaul slavery, "normalisation" of rape, Oxfam )

Marta
- 1705 days ago - guardian.co.uk
Oxfam study finds rape has risen 17-fold in past few years and become more pervasive in civilian life.
   

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