Nobel Winner Wants To Start Fund For Women Sexually Assaulted In Conflict


A woman walks down the main road in the village of Luvungi in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. In 2010, Hutu rebels and local militias raped more than 280 women and children as punishment for the villagers

Accepting the peace prize, Dr. Denis Mukwege called for a global fund to compensate survivors of sexual violence. He’s already laying the groundwork, but challenges loom.

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