Is being used as a weapon in the conflict in eastern Congo, and a girl born in that area has a higher risk of becoming a victim of rape, than a girls born in almost any other part of the world.

In the center of trying to help and relief a large part of these girls, is Dr. Denis Mukwege and Christine Schuler Deschryver and their co-workers at Panzi Hospital and City of joy. They have for years been trying to tell the world about the dangers woman are facing on a daily basis. Read more about their efforts on these pages:

Panzi Foundation

City of Joy We do recommend the documentary about City of Joy if you have the chance to watch the film.

The Mukwege Foundation and the global network of victims and survivors to end wartime sexual violence SEMA