Archive for November, 2007

Rwandan radio station launches campaign to combat sexual violence in the DRC

Friday, November 16th, 2007

KIGALI, Rwanda – Radio station Contact FM 89.7 kicked off their ‘Break the Silence’ campaign today, which aims to raise awareness about sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

“It is estimated that over half a million women were raped during the genocide and no one sounded the alarm,” said Albert Rudatsimburwa, Contact FM’s Director. “Right now our sisters in the Congo are experiencing horrific sexual violence in startling numbers and we want to help break the silence about this atrocity. It must stop.” (more…)