Girls suffered sexual violence and other abuses when armed groups attacked hundreds of schools during the 2016-2017 conflict in Kasai according to a report from Global Coalition to Protect Education from Attack .
Schoolgirls Were Used As Human Shields Due to 'Magical Powers' - Charities
Thomson Reuters Foundation, 20 May 2019
Schoolgirls in the Democratic Republic of Congo were raped, forced into marriage and used as human shields by militias who believed they had "magical powers" during violence over a… Read more »
Girls' Lives Shattered By Attacks On Schools
HRW, 20 May 2019
Girls suffered sexual violence and other abuses when armed groups attacked hundreds of schools during the 2016-2017 Kasai conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo, said the… Read more »
Girl abducted by Kamuina Nsapu militia during an attack on her secondary school in Dimbelenge in November 2016. She was later assaulted at the “tshiota” (initiation fire), and harassed by soldiers until she abandoned her school and fled the area.
Survivors of attack on their primary school in Kazumba territory in December 2016.
Girl who was 11 years old when assaulted by militia while fleeing an attack on her school in Kazumba territory in December 2016.
Girl whose primary school was attacked in Kazumba territory in December 2016, holding her daughter
Girls suffered sexual violence and other abuses when armed groups attacked hundreds of schools during the 2016-2017 Kasai conflict in the Democratic ... see more »
A team of international experts on the Kasai province have submitted their findings to the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva blaming all parties for mass atrocities. Read more »
Ongoing clashes between militias and security forces have displaced thousands of families and left 850,000 children in the DR Congo without access to basic services. Now the World ... Read more »
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