Rape with Extreme Violence: The New Pathology in South Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo

Mukwege, Denis Mukengere; Nangini, Cathy
December 2009
PLoS Medicine;Dec2009, Vol. 6 Issue 12, p1
Academic Journal
The article discusses the effect of rape with violence (REV) in South Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). It mentions that the sadistic act is perpetrated by different armed groups which resulted to permanently damage to women's reproductive capacity. It also cites the Panzi Hospital in Bukavu, South Kivu in Congo as one of the few medical centers that has capacity for treating REV cases.


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