We support survivors’ demands for a world where sexual violence as a weapon of war is no longer tolerated, and bears consequences for individual perpetrators and states. We work for a future where survivors receive the holistic care and compensation they need to rebuild their lives. We create opportunities for survivors to speak out and be heard, and where they can organise to create change, influence policies, and demand justice and accountability.
On December 18, we shared a news update on the highlights of our work in 2020 including the online event we co-organised in October, Project Nengo in CAR, and the premiere of the SEMA film in Kinshasa. You can read the full newsletter here. If you are interested in receiving news updates about our work in the future, you can sign up here.
When survivors speak up, the use of sexual violence as a tactic of warfare and terrorism can no longer be ignored.
We promote quality holistic care for survivors: medical treatment, psychosocial care, socioeconomic programmes
and legal assistance.
Dr Denis Mukwege is a world-renowned gynaecologist and human rights activist from east DRC. He received the Nobel Peace Prize in 2019 for his global efforts to end the use of rape as a weapon of war. Dr Mukwege founded Panzi Hospital and Foundation, and has become one of the world’s leading specialists on treating survivors of wartime sexual violence.More about Dr Denis Mukwege