"They Said If My Parents Didn't Give Them Money They Would Rape Me"

It was difficult to decide what to clip from last night's television premiere of the film The Greatest Silence, which documents the years-long epidemic of rape in the Congo. There were the dozens of adult victims...the rapists themselves...and of course, filmmaker Lisa F. Jackson, who, according to at least one female… »4/09/08 12:00pm4/09/08 12:00pm

"Here At The Hospital, We've Seen Women Who Have Stopped Living"

Anderson Cooper turned up on last night's 60 Minutes with a disturbing report about the Congolese civil war, specifically, the epidemic of violence against women in the form of almost unimaginable rape and torture. (Guns and knives in women's vaginas, people.) Although the epidemic of assaults is old news for some,… »1/14/08 3:00pm1/14/08 3:00pm