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Saturday, November 27, 2010

We usually hear of the hearbreaking rapes against women and children in the Congo

But, despite a strong taboo, three men have come forward to discuss their ordeals as victims of soldiers, to remind us that rape is a violent act, used to dehumanise, perpetrated against both women and men. 24% of men, and 39% of women--according to a study cited in the video--have been raped in Congo, although many rapes go unreported, so those numbers may not reflect the true horror.

Male rape victim in DR Congo speaks out

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