4 August 2006 - Children and women in DR Congo scarred by sexual violence

Tape#: JN 6389
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A 15-year-old girl and her newborn, the result of rape by a soldier.

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Production date: June, 2006

Duration: 2:17

Keywords: UNICEF, children, sexual violence, exploitation, rape

Main shooting locations: Orientale Province, DR Congo

Main sequences: Children and women have borne the brunt of the war in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Even where the fighting between government and militia forces has ended, rape is still used as a weapon of war against the most vulnerablechildren and women. 

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