Thirty Congolese Women Held at Border and Raped
More violence against women across the world.
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U.N. (United Nations) officials announced that thirty Congolese women were held at the Congo-Angola border for two weeks earlier this month and raped by officials dressed in uniform.
The women were kept in underground prisons and raped repetitively over two weeks time. The women were some of 150 people forced to leave Angola. The women told the U.N. of the ordeal. They said three people. two men and one woman in the initial group were killed. The woman died after being raped repetitively. The survivors were released and returned to the Congo naked with nothing to their name.
In another incident, 20 Congolese women were reportedly raped.
Sadly, this is nothing uncommon. Women all over the world are raped every single day. Across the world, women are raped, mutilated, burned, savagely beaten or murdered. Violence against women is increasing.
U.N. officials were said to be meeting next week to discuss whether they should send a team to investigate. What is to decide? A team has to be sent! This past summer nearly 500 people were raped in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. I think there is a problem here that needs to be looked into.
HELP STOP VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN!