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Rape Epidemic Raises Trauma of Congo War

Date: October 7, 2007
Author: Jeffrey Gettleman
QUOTE: Eastern Congo is going through another one of its convulsions of violence, and this time it seems that women are being systematically attacked on a scale never before seen here. According to the United Nations, 27,000 sexual assaults were reported in 2006 in South Kivu Province alone, and that may be just a fraction of the total number across the country.

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