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Why You Should Join This International Campaign

Donna McKay | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Donna McKay

Over the past two weeks, I had the privilege of spending additional time in New York with Dr. Mukwege, who is not only my personal hero, but also a dear friend, colleague, and partner of Physicians for Human Rights.

Congo Is Where My Heart Stays

Diana Buckhantz | Posted 09.15.2013 | Impact
Diana Buckhantz

These trips fly by for me. It seems like I just get acclimated to the schedule, to the food (or lack thereof), to not sleeping (somehow I never sleep in Congo), to 18 hour days, and suddenly it's time to go home. And as I seem to always say, at the end of every trip, I feel sad to leave.

Final Thoughts: And a Last Word

Janice Kamenir-Reznik | Posted 09.15.2013 | Impact
Janice Kamenir-Reznik

We have spent a week in Congo and my head is spinning. We visited 11 different programs and met with and talked to hundreds of people. Here are a few of my thoughts as we begin the two-day journey to come home

Falling In Love

Diana Buckhantz | Posted 09.14.2013 | Impact
Diana Buckhantz

The stories and the numbers of rapes have not abated, and his face reflects the stress of the last many years. But throughout it all, Dr. Mukwege finds hope.

Denis Mukwege: Do Not Stand Idly By

Kate Grant | Posted 01.07.2013 | Impact
Kate Grant

Dr. Denis Mukwege has devoted his life to treating the raped and wounded in the long running war in the Congo. Our foundation funds work done by Denis and his team to treat women with fistula, a condition that can leave women incontinent.

Apparent Assassination Attempt on Congolese Activist Dr. Denis Mukwege

Meredith Hutchison | Posted 12.31.2012 | World
Meredith Hutchison

Around 7 p.m. (WAT) on October 25, 2012, four armed men entered the home of Dr. Denis Mukwege in Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo, according to so...

Blame It on Eve: Ensler's 'Emotional Creature' Will Rock Your World

Kate Grant | Posted 09.02.2012 | Home
Kate Grant

Playwright Eve Ensler, made famous by her revolutionary Vagina Monologues, takes another bold, beautiful and inspiring step forward with her new play, Emotional Creature.

Rebecca Carroll

WATCH: Congolese Doctor Honored For Work With Wartime Rape Survivors

HuffingtonPost.com | Rebecca Carroll | Posted 11.23.2011 | Black Voices

The civil war in the Democratic Republic of Congo has been raging for over 10 years and has left in its wake a horrific trail of human destruction, wi...

DRC Chronicles: Being Shunned by Rape

Ann M. Veneman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ann M. Veneman

The immense courage and strength of victimized Congolese women in speaking out will help bring more awareness to these crimes and change to a region of the world that suffers from the most brutal atrocities of war.

War on Women in Congo

Eve Ensler | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eve Ensler

What I witnessed in Congo has shattered and changed me forever. I will never be the same. None of us should ever be the same.