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Rape legacy of DR Congo conflict

The massive scale of rape in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo is being uncovered, aid agencies say. “We have never come across as many victims of rape in a conflict situation,” said a spokeswoman for the World Food Programme (WFP). Christiane Berthiaume said that thousands of women were going to health centres to receive treatment. After four years of war, the situation in DR Congo is improving, allowing aid workers further into rebel-held areas. According to WFP, doctors in the eastern city of Bukavu, near the border with Rwanda, are treating 150 new cases a month and the numbers are growing. Full Story

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