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Conflict & Justice

Part III: Born of genocide

Many Rwandan women who are genocide survivors are also rape survivors. Thousands of them bore children as a result and those children, and their mothers, now live at the margins of Rwandan society.

Conflict & Justice

Part II: Responding to the crisis

In the midst of overwhelming crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where thousands of women have been sexually attacked, aid groups and grassroots organizations are trying to help women recover and rebuild their lives.

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Conflict & Justice

Part I: Healing the victims

The scope of tragedy in eastern Congo defies comprehension. A war in the African country killed four-million people between 1998 and 2003 and one of the most gruesome features of the conflicts is the widespread use of rape as a weapon. The World's Jeb Sharp reports from Bukavu, in Congo's South Kivu Province.

Conflict & Justice

Part II: Responding to the crisis

In the midst of overwhelming crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where thousands of women have been sexually attacked, aid groups and grassroots organizations are trying to help women recover and rebuild their lives.

Conflict & Justice

Part III: Born of genocide

Many Rwandan women who are genocide survivors are also rape survivors. Thousands of them bore children as a result and those children, and their mothers, now live at the margins of Rwandan society.