Denis Mukwege is a gynaecologist who has dedicated his life to helping thousands of women and children who have become victims of rape at the hands of armed forces in the DR Congo. He now shares the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize with Nadia Murad - herself captured by ISIS in Iraq - who established Nadia's Initiative, an organization that helps women and children who are victims of genocide, rape and human trafficking.
Nobel Winner Mukwege - 'Do Not Treat Sexual Violence As Taboo'
Deutsche Welle, 7 October 2018
If all men would act and think like Congolese gynecologist Denis Mukwege, it would be a better world. DW's Susanne Krauß met the Nobel Peace Prize winner also referred to as… Read more »
Dr Denis Mukwege, fondateur de l'Hôpital Panzi à Bukavu (RDC)
Who Is Nobel Peace Prize Winner Denis Mukwege?
Deutsche Welle, 5 October 2018
The gynecologist was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his work in helping victims of sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo. He shares the prize with Iraqi activist… Read more »
Congolese Campaigner Against Sexual Violence Wins Nobel Peace Prize
allAfrica, 5 October 2018
Dr. Denis Mukwege, the Congolese gynaecologist renowned for campaigning against the use of rape and sexualized violence as a weapon of war, has been named a joint winner of… Read more »
Denis Mukwege Awarded Nobel Peace Prize
LWF, 5 October 2018
The Lutheran World Federation (LWF) has congratulated physician Dr Denis Mukwege who with human rights activist Nadia Murad has received the Nobel Peace Prize for 2018. In a letter… Read more »
Film On Rape Victims' Recovery Shows Unseen Side of Congo War
Thomson Reuters Foundation, 14 September 2018
Rape has been widely documented as a weapon of war in eastern Congo Read more »
Militiamen Accused of Mass Rape of Young Girls
Deutsche Welle, 10 November 2017
Some of the girls were infants, as young as eight months, and none of the victims was older than 12. The fight for mineral resources has led some to dub the DR Congo "the rape… Read more »
Mission to Denounce Evil
LWF, 11 May 2017
Lutheran theology regarding women is message of hope says Assembly keynote speaker, Dr Mukwege, speaking on sexual violenceLutheran theology, especially regarding the place of… Read more »
Doctor Denis Mukwege Named Among Time 100 Most Influential People
East African, 22 April 2016
Nobel-prize nominated Congolese gynaecologist Denis Mukwege, who treats war rape victims, was named by TIME magazine on Thursday as one of the 100 most influential people in the… Read more »
Military Officers Decry Rape Doctor Documentary
Al Jazeera, 8 March 2016
A documentary featuring a renowned Congolese doctor who assists rape victims in war-torn Democratic Republic of Congo has drawn the ire of the military with several high-ranking… Read more »
DRC Government Bans Screening of Documentary On Rape
CPJ, 11 September 2015
The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo said on September 3, 2015, that it had banned the screening of a documentary about rape and a doctor who treats rape victims. Read more »
Information Minister Assumes Role of Film Censor
RSF, 4 September 2015
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) and Journalist in Danger (JED) condemn the government's decision to "categorically ban" a documentary about Denis Mukwege, a Congolese surgeon… Read more »
Sakharov Laureate Denis Mukwege - "Women's Bodies Have Become a True Battlefield"
PR Newswire, 26 November 2014
"Women's bodies have become a true battlefield and rape is being used as a weapon of war," said Congolese gynaecologist Denis Mukwege as he accepted the 2014 Sakharov Prize for… Read more »
Congolese Doctor Receives EU Prize for Helping Rape Victims
Capital FM, 26 November 2014
Doctor Denis Mukwege received the European Parliament's prestigious Sakharov human rights prize on Wednesday for his work in helping thousands of gang rape victims in the… Read more »
"Liberated By God's Grace" Assembly Report - Dr Denis Mukwege who won the Nobel Peace Prize for his work among rape victims in DR Congo, addressed the ... see more »
Last year's appointment of a special representative to the president of the Democratic Republic of Congo on the issues of child soldiers and rape during conflict is bringing ... Read more »
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