It leaves unwanted children who serve as constant reminders of the worst day of their mother’s life. agency tasked with issues of women’s equality, protection and empowerment.“Rape is a weapon even more powerful than a bomb or a bullet,” says Jeanna Mukuninwa, a 28-year-old woman from Shabunda, in the Democratic Republic of Congo. But if you have been raped, you appear to the community like someone who is cursed. “Rape is one of the most underreported war crimes that there are.We take no responsibility for the content on any website which we link to.We take no responsibility for the phrases entered by surfers.All of the videos displayed on our site are hosted by websites that are not under our control.
Mary and her family were members of the Nuer tribe in South Sudan, caught up in a vicious power struggle between the new country’s President Salva Kiir, a member of the Dinka tribe, and his Vice President, Riek Machar, a Nuer.
“If you calm down when they are raping you, they won’t beat you.
But if you resist, they will beat you, even so much to use the gun in you.” Rape in war is as old as war itself.
I could only see blood.” Then the men took turns with Mary. “I wanted to die too.” Kanyere Neema, 7, with her grandmother, Ndahondi Domina, 53, in the Heal Africa hospital in Goma, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Dec. Two years prior, Kanyere’s village of Ishasha was attacked by armed men, and her parents were killed in front of her. “It happened to all of us: little girls, grandmothers.
She was raped so many times by different men that she was left paralyzed, and stopped speaking. They didn’t care.” The rules were simple, says Mary, who asked that her full name not be used.