Leaders vow to end DRC rape shame
RELIGIOUS leaders in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have
pledged to work together to end their country's reputation as the
"rape capital" of the world.
Statistics suggest that, on average, a rape takes place every 90
seconds in the Central African state.
As a consequence, the Anglican Church in DRC and the Christian
development agency Tearfund led a gathering in the capital Kinshasa
last Friday to launch a group of the international campaign We Will
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