I just found the webcast from a 2005 conference on war and gender. I share it because there is discussion about rape as a weapon of war. This still happens today in the DR Congo, and I’m sure it still exists in other parts of the world as
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.