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violence faite à la femme

Ici dans notre pays le congo, le problème de violence de droit de la la femme continue .au nord kivu précisément à masisi, les M 23 entre autre les rwandais hutu se trouvant dans le parc national de kahuzi-biega ,ont rencontré un homme et sa femme entrain de faire les activités champêtre , ils les ont arrêtés.puis les tous au nombre de vingt ont violé cette maman qui avait l'age de 60ans,puis ils ont maltraité son mari jusqu'au point de mourir.ces hommes malfaiteur,quand ils arrivent dans les quartier ,ils ont l'habitude violer, piller tous ce que ils rencontrent,argent,habit,grand bétail que petit bétail.

English translation by PulseWire member MsCadet

Here in our country of Congo, the problem of violence against women’s rights is prevalent. In the North of Kivu, precisely in Masisi, the M 23 and among others, the Rwandan Hutus found themselves in the Kahuzi-Biega National Park. They encountered a woman and a man involved in pastoral activities. They arrested them. Then, all of the men, twenty of them in numbers, proceeded to rape this 60 year old mother. Then, they abused the husband to the point of death. These evil men when they arrive in the neighborhood, they rape, ransack everything they encounter-whether it is money,large as well as small livestock.

This story was written for World Pulse’s Ending Violence Against Women Digital Action Campaign.

World Pulse believes that women's stories, recommendations, and collective rising leadership can—and will—bring an end to gender-based violence. The EVAW Campaign elicits powerful content from women on the ground, strengthens their confidence as vocal grassroots leaders, and ensures that influencers and powerful institutions hear their stories.
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MsCadet's picture

TRANSLATION

Here in our country of Congo, the problem of violence against women’s rights is prevalent. In the North of Kivu, precisely in Masisi, the M 23 and among others, the Rwandan Hutus found themselves in the Kahuzi-Biega National Park. They encountered a woman and a man involved in pastoral activities. They arrested them. Then, all of the men, twenty of them in numbers, proceeded to rape this 60 year old mother. Then, they abused the husband to the point of death. These evil men when they arrive in the neighborhood, they rape, ransack everything they encounter-whether it is money,large as well as small livestock.

MsCadet's picture

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Yvonne, est ce que la communaute a essaye de faire quelque chose pour chasser ses hommes ou de se proteger contre eux?

aimeeknight's picture

Yvonne, thank you for sharing

Yvonne, thank you for sharing this story. The violence is horrible, I felt a pain in my heart as I read. I noticed that you work in rural development. Are there any outreach programs for victims of rape and violence?

"One shoe can change a life" ~ Cinderella

Masooma Maqsoodi's picture

Dear Yvonne, Thank you for

Dear Yvonne,

Thank you for sharing this. I am just shocked after reading this story. These guys are a bunch of animals, not human beings. How come they have so much power? If you do not have a caring government, then until the people in your village/city are not united against these bandits, it's hard to hope for a change.
I hope to hear stories of success and development from Congo nest time, that someone is reaching for the rape victims and the perpetrators are brought to justice.

Cheers,
Masooma

Angela Kintu's picture

Who is responsible?

Dear Yvonne,

words cannot describe the horrors inflicted on these people, and many others in areas affected by war. It is shocking. Who is responsible for protecting these people? And what can be done to help the victims of such abuse?

Thank you for sharing the story. One solution is to keep talking about these things until the people who can change them step in and do so.

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