Christine Schuler Deschryver Appears on Democracy Now Talking About Sexual Terrorism & Africa's Forgotten War
Democratic Republic of Congo
Appearing on Democracy Now this morning, Christine Schuler Deschryver describes how women continue to be the victims of "sexual terrorism" in the Democratic Republic of Congo, a country beset by war that has already killed over 4 million people. John Homes, the UN undersecretary general for humanitarian affairs, called the sexual violence in the Congo “the worst in the world.”
To stream the show please visit http://www.democracynow.org/article.pl?sid=07/10/08/1340255.
To read Eve Ensler’s GLAMOUR magazine article on her May trip to Eastern Congo, “Women Left for Dead, and The Man Who Is Saving Them”, visit
To read about V-Day and UNICEF campaign – Stop Raping Our Greatest Resource – visit http://www.vday.org/drcongo