DR Congo's Action Plan Marks Milestone in Sexual Violence Fight

After decades of conflict in the DR Congo, women and girls continue to suffer disproportionately from the crisis. In November 2019, the police's action plan against sexual violence was signed to fight conflict-related sexual violence, renewing hope to address and accelerate progress for gender equality.

Rape victims who have been successfully reintegrated into their communities assemble in a "peace hut" near Walungu, South Kivu in the Democratic Republic of Congo (file photo).


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