Heal Africa

Type: Organization
Name: Heal Africa
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Jean Chung: “I want my photos to bring about sm...

The small photograph here was taken in Minova, a town in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (hereafter, Congo) in Central Africa. The woman entering the squalid building with the two children is Masika Katsuva, who was gang raped by 12 Congolese rebels ... [Published Korea Focus - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Medical group calls for legal assistance

A medical group working in the DRC says there were nearly 3 000 victims of sexual violence in the region during the first half of this year. According to a report on the News24 site, Heal Africa, which works with victims in the North Kivu and Maniema ... [Published Legalbrief - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 3 reports

3,000 Victims of Sexual Violence in Two DRC Provinces

A medical group working in the restive east of the Democratic Republic of Congo reported Monday that there were nearly 3,000 victims of sexual violence in the region during the first half of this year.Heal Africa, which works with victims, mostly women, ... [Published Naharnet - Aug 18 2014]

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...Heal Africa's Dr Jonathan Lusi is quoted in the report as saying: "Our legal system partners should increase their efforts in the fight against s exual violence as it is deplorable that out of 440 cases followed by our legal clinics, only 98 judgments were delivered." Full report on the News24 site
U S Secretary of State John Kerry said it was time to banish sexual violence "to the dark ages and history books where it belongs"

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Jean Chung: “I want my photos to bring about sm... [Published Korea Focus - Aug 29 2014]
Medical group calls for legal assistance [Published Legalbrief - Aug 26 2014]
3,000 Victims of Sexual Violence in Two DRC Pro... [Published Naharnet - Aug 18 2014]
AFP - DRCongo-unrest-health-assault-rebellion [Published Namibia Press Agency - Aug 18 2014]
Democratic Republic of the Congo: 3,000 victims... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 18 2014]
Democratic Republic of the Congo: HEAL Africa [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Feb 12 2014]
Democratic Republic of the Congo: UK delegation... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Feb 07 2014]
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Democratic Republic of the Congo: 3,000 victims... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 18 2014]
Source: Agence France-PresseCountry: Democratic Republic of the Congo 08/18/2014 15:35 GMT KINSHASA, August 18, 2014 (AFP) - A medical group working in the restive east of the Democratic Republic of Congo reported Monday that there were nearly 3,000 ...
Democratic Republic of the Congo: HEAL Africa [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Feb 12 2014]
Source: Pulitzer CenterCountry: Democratic Republic of the Congo Published February 11, 2014 Kem Knapp Sawyer Dr. Kasereka “Jo” Lusi, an orthopedic surgeon who performs much needed operations in the war-torn region of Goma, the largest city in eastern ...
Democratic Republic of the Congo: UK delegation... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Feb 07 2014]
Source: UN Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the CongoCountry: Democratic Republic of the Congo Goma, 6 February 2014 - A United Kingdom delegation accompanied by Martin Kobler, Chief of the United Nations Stabilization ...
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