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AL  Jazeera - Activist Eve Ensler explains her latest project to empower the numerous victims of sexual violence in the DR Congo. Photojournalist Marcus Bleasdale, who has spent nearly a decade covering the conflict there talks about his observations while being on the ground risking his life for his profession.

Congo: Rape as tool of war (Part 1 & 2) Short web video by the Washington times with photographs and narration (September 2009)

PBS : Gwen Ifill talks with two experts familiar with the sexual violence that has occurred in the Democratic Republic of Congo over the past decade.The conclusion: attitudes about rape as a weapon remain tough to change.

World Organization against Torture: Indifference & impunity: Short documentary that seeks to bring this terrible human drama to the attention of a wider public and to encourage the search for solutions.

Journey Man Pictures: Traveling Eastern Congo, the testimony of survivors.

Snagfilms: Women on the Front Line: For the last ten years the Eastern Provinces of the Democratic Republic of Congo have been at war. The women bear the brunt of it. (2008) 21 min

Children of the Congo: From War to Witches: In the aftermath of this brutal war, children have endured the brunt of the suffering. This 67 minute film documents the plight of thousands of street children living in Kinshasa and confirms the wide-spread accusations of child witchcraft, torture and child prostitution.

PBS - Hope in the Congo : THE JOURNAL takes viewers on the ground in the Democratic Republic of the Congo to follow aid workers and local relief efforts that are bringing hope to a forgotten land.

Snagfilms: In Transit War may be over in the Democratic Republic of Congo, but many Congolese women continue to battle for their reproductive health.

Congolese soldiers explain why they rape.

CBC News : Blue Helmets, Peace and Dishonor : Excerpt from Canadian TV special report about rape of Congolese women by U.N. peacekeepers.

The Christian Science Monitor : A video report on the lives affected by rape in Congo.

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