SUDAN WATCH: Tens of thousands raped in Darfur, Congo, Uganda. In honour of Women's Day, please take a stand for crimes against humanity

Monday, March 07, 2005

Tens of thousands raped in Darfur, Congo, Uganda. In honour of Women's Day, please take a stand for crimes against humanity

Today, March 8, is International Women's Day and there is no let up in sexual violence in Darfur says MSF.

People around the world must take action on behalf of the tens of thousands of women suffering from continued violence in places such as Darfur, DRC and Uganda. Please read a report at the Sudan Tribune, by Natalie Spicyn and Cathy Sweetser, Yale Daily News, March 5, 2005.

Note, when reading the report, please bear in mind Reuters reported yesterday that tens of thousands have been raped in East Congo and the victims were aged between 4 months and 80. Some rapists in Sudan use razor blades to cut the clitoris and vaginas of their victims immediately before raping.
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Note, a post at my Congo Watch blog features today's report by Reuters titled "Tens of thousands raped in East Congo" and highlights the plight of Congolese rape victims aged between 4 months and 80.

The men of this world just do not seem to be listening or helping enough. Perhaps the most effective way to get the message across real quick to men that they must do everything possible to protect women and children from such horrific violence, is for females to silently protest by withholding love and sex from their male partners. Heh. Listen up guys, I'm serious. In the olden days there were eunuchs you know ...

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