Egregious violations of human rights, including rape and sexual violence, have become endemic in the DRC. UNICEF is aware of some eighteen thousand survivors of sexual violence in DRC who sought assistance in 2009 alone, including 11,855 who required critical medical assistance. It is highly likely that many more attacks have gone unreported.
The suffering caused by sexual violence does not end with the assault. Many survivors carry physical and psychological scars for the rest of their lives. And sexual violence also has a profound impact on families, communities and society, reinforcing a culture of violence.To get regular beauty and fashion tips, check Fashion and Beauty Fete.