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BUKAVU, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO - OCTOBER 30: Janette Vumilia, age 30, eats a meal in the living room of her small house on October 30, 2007 Bukavu, DRC. Janette was abducted, held captive and raped by rebels in the DRC conflict. Her hands were amputated before she was finally released. Janette lives with her husband and four children, which is quite unusual, as many men abandon their wives or daughters if they have been raped. The DRC conflict has seen an unprecedented high rate of rape and sexual abuse of women. The culprits are both different rebel groups and government soldiers and very few are punished. About 27,000 sexual assaults were reported in South Kivu province alone in 2006, according to the United Nations. (Photo by Per-Anders Pettersson)
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