Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, S. Kivu, Katana. <br />
By 2008 the Second Congo War and its aftermath had killed more than 5.4 million people, making it the deadliest in African history. Millions more were displaced from their homes, and the country still is challenged by rebel infiltration. A woman is raped every minute in the Congo. Organizations like Women for Women produce life-skills training to help women enter the work force and to create a safe sense of community them to overcome some of the horrors they have experienced. Here, Faida Rutakangwa (34) teaches numeracy and literacy to local women.

Women and War

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Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, S. Kivu, Katana.
By 2008 the Second Congo War and its aftermath had killed more than 5.4 million people, making it the deadliest in African history. Millions more were displaced from their homes, and the country still is challenged by rebel infiltration. A woman is raped every minute in the Congo. Organizations like Women for Women produce life-skills training to help women enter the work force and to create a safe sense of community them to...
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  • Date: 2 Jul 2014
  • Location: Katana South Kivu Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Filename: 18.jpg
  • Image size: 1335x2000 pixels