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

Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, North Kivu, Goma. 29/01/2017.  A daily life scene in one of the markets of Goma. Some women go by hairdressers.  Women are a driver for Congolese society, because it is the women who perform the most varied tasks in order to support their families, and they are also responsible for raising children. More often than not, rape goes unpunished in the Congo. Rape victims totalled 15,000 in 2015 alone.
Rapes in Congo

Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, North Kivu, Goma. 29/01/2017. A daily life scene in one of the markets of Goma. Some women go by hairdressers. Women are a driver for Congolese society, because it is the women who perform the most varied tasks in order to support their families, and they are also responsible for raising children. More often than not, rape goes unpunished in the Congo. Rape victims totalled 15,000 in 2015 alone.