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

Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, South Kivu, Bukavu. 31/01/2017 . A woman receives fistula repair surgery in the Panzi hospital in Bukavu. Many woman need fistula repair after rape. It’s one of the biggest injuries post sexual assault. Woman with fistulas from rape cannot retain their faces or urine, this is one of the reasons why they are abandoned by their husbands.
Rapes in Congo

Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, South Kivu, Bukavu. 31/01/2017 . A woman receives fistula repair surgery in the Panzi hospital in Bukavu. Many woman need fistula repair after rape. It’s one of the biggest injuries post sexual assault. Woman with fistulas from rape cannot retain their faces or urine, this is one of the reasons why they are abandoned by their husbands.