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DRC: Hidden PowerDear girls and women, truly you are able; I can testify to that. When I was young in our village there were many cases of sex abuse. One day a woman was raped by a man of a neighboring village, and there was a committee of old men which was in charge of solving community problems. Women were not included in the make-up of this committee. When the committee decided the case, they (commitee) asked the accused to pay a fine equal to the amount of an evening of beers for the committee. Read more »