DRC, Rape: a multi-media production by Panos Pictures

Posted on August 18, 2010 by admin

According to several UN reports, the unregulated exploitation of minerals, used in the manufacture of devices such as phones and computers, has fed a conflict which has raged since 1996.  It has directly or indirectly caused the deaths of as many as  6.9 million people, and seen the rape, mostly by armed men, of more than 500,000 women .

See the feature: DRC rape as a weapon of war