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

Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, South Kivu, Bukavu. 06/02/2017. A group of women working with coal. This is one of the numerous jobs done almost exclusively by women. After working the coal by hand, it is transported on their backs in bags that can weigh as much as 60 kg or more. These women carry the coal for kilometres up steep roads, from the forests to the nearest villages, and earn about two dollars a day.
Rapes in Congo

Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, South Kivu, Bukavu. 06/02/2017. A group of women working with coal. This is one of the numerous jobs done almost exclusively by women. After working the coal by hand, it is transported on their backs in bags that can weigh as much as 60 kg or more. These women carry the coal for kilometres up steep roads, from the forests to the nearest villages, and earn about two dollars a day.