If you haven’t already, check out the State of the World’s Midwives Report–a collaborative effort from 30 different global health organizations. Here’s the link: http://mdganalytics.com/mashup/midwifeUSHA/ushahidi/
It makes me sick to read these. Apparently the rapes happen despite the presence of UN peace keepers. Read the story here: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/10/04/world/africa/04congo.html?_r=1&partner=rss&emc=rss My heart breaks for these women. I pray for strength for the midwives, for my friends.