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

Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, North Kivu, Goma. 28/01/2017.  Beatrice, 19. The picture was taken at the Tulizeni orphanage in Goma, where she lives with her two-year-old son Akilimali. This severely physically disabled girl was displaced during the M23 war and was in the Mugunga 3 refugee camp. When the rebels arrived, she was unable to flee because of her disability, and was raped by a number of soldiers. This left her pregnant with Akilimali.
Rapes in Congo

Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, North Kivu, Goma. 28/01/2017. Beatrice, 19. The picture was taken at the Tulizeni orphanage in Goma, where she lives with her two-year-old son Akilimali. This severely physically disabled girl was displaced during the M23 war and was in the Mugunga 3 refugee camp. When the rebels arrived, she was unable to flee because of her disability, and was raped by a number of soldiers. This left her pregnant with Akilimali.