Sexual violence victims in DRC need "justice and reparation"

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Human Rights Council. UN Photo / Jean-Marc Ferré

Helping victims gain justice and reparation remains a key element to combat sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), according to senior UN officials.

Discussions at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva underlined how prevalent sexual and gender-based violence remains in the DRC, with sexual violence being used as a weapon of war.

Stephanie Coutrix reports.

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