*Africa is in distress throughout the continent, but the Congolese nation is being hit hard by the worst imaginable crime against women … rape.

Not only is it barbaric, but the purpose of the rapes in the Congo is to humiliate and dismantle societies.

The militia leave behind broken women with, a lot of times, severe genital injuries like fistula, which cause leaking of urine and feces from the vagina.

The women stricken with such injuries are at times banished from their communities. (more…)