Sexual Violence in South Kivu, Congo

Authored by: Claudia Rodriguez

Categories: Human Rights, Violent Conflict
Sub-Categories: Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV), Sexual and Reproductive Health
Country: Democratic Republic of Congo
Region: Sub-Saharan Africa
Year: 2008
Citation: Rodriguez, Claudia. "Sexual Violence in South Kivu, Congo." Forced Migration Review 27 (2008): 45-6.

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Executive Summary

Tackling sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) will require greater resources and coordination. The number of attacks continues to increase and perpetrators go unpunished.