Sex Abuse Investigation In DRC Prompts Further Probes, Calls For Reform In Aid Sector; Demonstrations In DRC Demand Justice For Decades Of Rapes, Murders In Country’s Conflicts

New Humanitarian: Calls for punishment, aid sector reform after sex abuse scandal in Congo
“Aid organizations have vowed to probe allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse by Ebola response workers in the Democratic Republic of Congo after an investigation by The New Humanitarian and the Thomson Reuters Foundation prompted widespread outrage and calls for change…” (Kleinfeld, 10/2).

The Guardian: DRC protesters demand justice over unprosecuted rapes and murders
“Women led thousands of people in demonstrations in four cities across the Democratic Republic of the Congo on Thursday, demanding justice for historic murders and rapes committed in the east of the country. Organizers said police beat protesters in Kisangani, one of the cities, as they marked a decade since the U.N. documented hundreds of crimes in DRC between 1993 and 2003 that have not been prosecuted…” (Ahmed, 10/2).

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