NEW YORK / KINSHASA (9 April 2014) – Rape and sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) remain very serious concerns, with thousands of victims, in particular in the east of the country, over the past four years, according to a UN report released Wednesday.
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Goma, 23 March 2013 – As part of the joint project on Sexual Assault Prevention and Response in the Nord and Sud Kivu provinces faced with countless cases of human rights violations, mainly sexual violence, the Joint Human Rights Office (BCNUDH) of the United Nations Organization
Kisangani, 20 March 2013 – The office of the prosecutor of the high court of Kisangani held two-day reflections, 11 - 12 March 2013, to harmonize the different interventions of the actors involved in the fight against sexual violence in province Orientale.
Matadi, 13 March 2013 – The United Nations joint office in Bas-Congo province, through the Human Rights section, organized a conference-debate to make an assessment of sexual violence in the province as well as implementation of the legislation in this regard.