Sunday, April 13, 2008

Blog About Congo Rape Epidemic

Earlier this week I announced my participation in the Blog in solidarity on April 13 and the amount of violence caused me to fear that except for raising awareness there is nothing anybody can do to help those who have been raped in the Congo or to help prevent this epidemic from continuing unabated.

This fear is what rapists are counting on. This is true around the globe. The key to breaking the fear is to remember that every counter action makes an impact which can become a counter epidemic if enough of us do something.

Here is a 2007 article about how to help those who have survived rape in the Congo from the UN.

Here's the blog Ending Extreme Poverty In the Congo which addresses issues which impact the general conflict in the Congo which in turn will impact rape in the Congo.

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At April 13, 2008 4:10 PM, Blogger Katie said...

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