DR Congo Women Need Voice in Talks

The Democratic Republic of the Congo is ‘the 'capital of rape',’ says Bineta Diop, the founder of Femmes Africa Solidarité. In the country’'s ongoing crisis all sides have used sexual violence as a weapon, making it crucially important that women participate in peace talks currently taking place in Kampala, Diop says.

  • Congo-Kinshasa:   Bring Women into DRC Peace Talks - Diop

    allAfrica, 16 December 2012

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