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24 May 2011 -Do We Have the Congo Rape Crisis All Wrong?

20 May 2011 - Academic spat erupts over rape in Democratic Republic of the Congo.

14 May 2011 - DRC: Shocking Rape Statistics,  New study shows rape in DR Congo much more widespread than thought.

13 May 2011 - U.N. hails DRC rape study: Women in the Congo Face Astronomical Rape Rates.

15 December 2010 - Women Stage March Over Rape in the Congo:

10 Nov 2010 - Rape is still being used as a tool of terror. When will it stop?

12 October 2010 - UN representative meets victims as international criminal court sends team to investigate sexual assaults on villagers.

8 Sep 2010 - Almost 200 women have been raped by rebels in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), during a four-day seizure of a town, ...

27 August 2010 - A story about women raped only miles away from a UN base in Congo

21 February 2011 - Pandemic of sexual violence in Congo far worst than thought before with four women raped every five minutes.

10 Aug 2009 - LUGUNGU, Congo -- For the women of eastern Congo, a U.S.-backed Congolese military operation meant to save them from abusive rebels has ...

29 July 2009 - Rape Epidemic Fuels Fistula Cases : Throughout the conflict women have been brutalized by rape and sexual violence. Often this rape takes on extremely violent forms and can cause injuries to a woman's reproductive organs...

16 Mar 2009 - Rape has been used as a brutal weapon of war in Congo, but now some of the women are fighting back the only way they know how — by talking .

4 Nov 2008 - Women across the Democratic Republic of Congo's war-torn East are living in fear of rape, with the latest fighting already adding…

15 October 2008 - CNN Article: They Wanted to Destroy my Body and Spirit: Eve Ensler talks about rape victims and observations from her recent visit to the DRC.

5 October 2008
War has produced a rape friendly culture in Gongo according to this story

12 March 2008 - Pambazuka News: Violence in war and in peace: Marie Claire Faray-kele argues that even though the bodies of Congolese women were used as battlefields in the DRC war, they are now being excluded from peace process.

10 February 2005 - Peace at What Price? : U.N. Sex crimes in Congo.  Widespread allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse of Congolese women, boys and girls have been made against U.N. personnel who were sent to help and protect them.

Spring 2005 - Letters to urge more funding for the U.N. mission and to express outrage at the involvement of U.N. peacekeepers in furthering the abuse of Congo women.

18 September 2003 - Aid worker sheds light on women's plight in Congo.


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