Posts Tagged ‘Congo’

Congo: Men with guns

Congo: Men with guns

Militia groups of various configurations have ruled the DRC countrysides for more than a decade. This armed posse patrols an area near Uvira.


Congo: Documenting tales of terror

Congo: Documenting tales of terror

Rape as a weapon of war is a common phenomenon in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Researchers tracking reports of gender-based violence are overwhelmed by the numbers.


Congo: Survivors Song

Congo: Survivors Song

From a hospital rehabilitation center, recovering from the brutalities of war in the Congo, a choir of survivors sings of strength and hope.


Congo: Just here suffering

Congo: Just here suffering

“Imani” is a survivor of gender based violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo. In her native Swahili she details the nearly unspeakable brutalization of her body and soul.


Congo: Damages of war

Congo: Damages of war

International teams of physicians collaborate to repair physical damages resulting from vicious attacks on women in the Democratic Republic of Congo.