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28 Jun 2012 description
report Think Africa Press

More acknowledgement and support for male victims of sexual violence in the DRC's conflict are urgently needed.

BY YOVANKA PERDIGAO

According to recent studies, 48 women are raped every hour in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and the country has been ranked as the second most dangerous to be a woman in the world. Gender-based violence in the region has become widespread and there has been a proliferation of non-governmental organisations and donor efforts to aid the plight of female victims.

21 Jun 2011 description
report Think Africa Press

African refugees do not need more pledges, but for governments to act on those already made.

BY ALLEHONE MULUGETA ABEBE