French-Congolese choreographer and dancer Bolewa Sabourin has started a project that uses dance to provide therapeutic support to female victims of rape and sexual assault in the Kivu while, Laurence Fischer, a triple world karate champion' is teaching women to heal through her sport.
Choreographer Bolewa Sabourin Promotes Dance Therapy for Victims of Sexual Violence in DRC
This is Africa, 25 January 2019
French-Congolese choreographer and dancer Bolewa Sabourin is the force behind Re-Creation, a project that uses dance to provide therapeutic support to female victims of rape and… Read more »
Stretching out at Fischer's weekly class at The Women's Home, Saint-Denis, France
Karate Champ Takes On New Foe in France, DR Congo Sexual Violence
VOA, 5 February 2019
Women's marches last weekend in cities around the world show just how much attention the #MeToo movement has drawn to the issue of sexual violence. But experts say there is a long… Read more »
A UN investigation revealed that Ntabo Ntaberi Sheka's militia, known as the Nduma Defense of Congo and two other armed groups raped at least 387 people in 13 villages. Read more »
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