1,100 women raped every day in Congo, study finds

September 5, 2012   // 0 Comments

(msnbc) initially reported in 2011 Researchers cite 'chronic underreporting due to stigma, shame, perceived impunity' More than 1,100 women are raped every day in Congo, a study published in the American Journal of Public Health on Tuesday concluded. The study found that more than 400,000 women aged between 15 and 49 were raped during a 12-month period in 2006-2007, AFP reported. The findings ...

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