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 create income-generating projects like basket weaving to help create financial stability and a sense of community...more »