Description and consequences of sexual violence in Ituri province, Democratic Republic of Congo


BACKGROUND The war in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has been the subject of numerous studies related to the problem of sexual violence. Historically, such violence is known to be part of strategic war plans to conquer and destroy communities, but it is now unfortunately prevalent in times of relative calm. METHODS We describe the characteristics… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1472-698X-11-5


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