STORIES: République démocratique du Congo: Mwavita - Born at time of War: Rapes in Congo

Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, North Kivu, Rutshuru, 27/01/2017. This cooperative was set up by the Italian NGO AVIS in 2011 and is today composed of 40 “vulnerable” women, who work together in the fields, with the older women doing craft work, and the profit they make is divided up among the members. These are women who have, or have had, a child supported by distance adoption, but whose family conditions remain precarious. Several of them have been raped.
Rapes in Congo

Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, North Kivu, Rutshuru, 27/01/2017. This cooperative was set up by the Italian NGO AVIS in 2011 and is today composed of 40 “vulnerable” women, who work together in the fields, with the older women doing craft work, and the profit they make is divided up among the members. These are women who have, or have had, a child supported by distance adoption, but whose family conditions remain precarious. Several of them have been raped.