It all started when U-M Wallenberg Medal winner Dr. Denis Mukwege gave his lecture in fall 2010. Dr. Mukwege, who has treated tens of thousands of rape victims in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), challenged members of the university community to help end the ongoing, brutal and systematic use of rape as a tool of war in the DRC and worldwide, and to apply its collective expertise to develop interventions for the medical, psychological and social needs of survivors in post-conflict environments. MORE

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