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32 year-old Wimana Mukabera (left) and 26 year old Muhawe Eugenia wait for treatment at SOPROP (Solidarite Pour la Promotion Sociale et la Paix), a local NGO and partner of MSF, in Kichanga, North Kivu, DRC, on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2008.  Wimana was raped by 2 CNDP soldiers on 5/1/08. Her husband has since left with their 4 children and she now lives with her mother..Muhawe Eugenia was raped by a CNDP soldier on 9/2/08..***Names are for record purposes only and should not be published***.Sexual violence is systematic in DRC with the brutality of attacks often leaving the victims with severe damage to reproductive organs, resulting in multiple fistulas and incontinence. According to the UN Population Fund an average of 1,100 rape cases are reported each month.
32 year-old Wimana Mukabera (left) and 26 year old Muhawe Eugenia wait for treatment at SOPROP (Solidarite Pour la Promotion Sociale et la Paix), a local NGO and partner of MSF, in Kichanga, North Kivu, DRC, on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2008. Wimana was raped by 2 CNDP soldiers on 5/1/08. Her husband has since left with their 4 children and she now lives with her mother..Muhawe Eugenia was raped by a CNDP soldier on 9/2/08..***Names are for record purposes only and should not be published***.Sexual...
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