Miss USA Officials Publish "Sexy" Photos • Sunday School Teacher Pleads…

Unlike Miss America, Donald Trump's Miss USA pageants are pretty honest about what they're looking for: conventionally attractive young women with a talent for walking in heels. However, the newest addition to the Miss USA website has caused some controversy. » 5/10/10 5:40pm 5/10/10 5:40pm

Sexual Assault In Congo: Activists Speak Out

Lisa Shannon became an activist in Africa after watching a moving episode of The Oprah Winfrey Show. Alice Walker has played a key part in the feminist movement for years. Recently, they shared their thoughts on rape in the Congo. » 4/08/10 6:20pm 4/08/10 6:20pm

The Faces Of Congo's Women

Hillary Clinton will visit the Democratic Republic of Congo next week to focus attention (and hopefully resources) on the ongoing scourge of rape. And so it seems a good time to focus on some of the victims of that scourge. » 8/07/09 1:30pm 8/07/09 1:30pm

War Crimes Against Women, Men, Continue Unabated Abroad

This week, as Hillary Clinton visits no fewer than six African nations, American media outlets are running a spate of stories about the ongoing problem of sexual assault as a weapon of war in one of those countries: Congo. » 8/05/09 2:20pm 8/05/09 2:20pm

Rape In The Congo Is Not, And Never Was, About "Sex"

François was told by Congolese militia members, "Whether you want it or not, you will be our wife" and then brutally gang-raped because his wife wasn't there, proving, again, that rape is about power.
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Is Your Gadget Addiction Supporting Rape In The Congo?

The Enough Project has a new report out by John Prendergast that says, actually, yes, it is. The reasons why, along with a larger version of Orlando Bloom talking on his cell, after the jump. » 4/01/09 4:00pm 4/01/09 4:00pm

"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 12:00pm 4/09/08 12:00pm