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UN Urges DRC to End Impunity for Rape

A new U.N. report shows limited progress in fighting sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where too few attackers have been brought to justice.  The cases of sexual violence are highest in the eastern part of the country, where armed groups continue to threaten civilians. The statistics are alarming: during the four-year period ending in December 2013, there were more than 3,600 victims of sexual violence. Most were women, but there were also nearly 1,000 children and...

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