DRC Sexual Violence



Publisher:
République Démocratique du Congo (Kinshasa)
Publication Date:
15 July 2015
Tags:
Congo-Kinshasa, Children and Youth, Conflict, Peace and Security, Human Rights, Legal and Judicial Affairs, Women and Gender

For over a decade, the Democratic Republic of the Congo has faced brutal armed conflicts in the eastern part of its territory.  Rape has been used as a tactic of war and children have been widely recruited to serve as armed actors. To address these challenges with VOA's Linord Moudou is Jeannine Mabunda Lioko, who is known as Mme Mabunda, a Personal Representative of the President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo in Charge of the Fight against Sexual Violence and Child Recruitment.




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