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Men, Women, Children Kidnapped For Sexual Slavery In DRC, MSF Says

The Guardian: Sexual slavery rife in Democratic Republic of the Congo, says MSF
“Men, women and children are being kidnapped and held for months as slaves by militias in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Health care professionals working for Médicins sans Frontières in the gold and diamond mining regions of Okapi forest, Orientale province, say they have treated hundreds of women who had been seized from villages and held as sex slaves, many of whom have life-threatening injuries from sustained abuse…” (Kelly, 7/23).

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