One can make a new start even with a basket of fish. Like the women who, every day, arrive in the market of Rubare, a small town in North Kivu, a north-eastern region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. A cooperative of women, about 50 of them, supplies the local shopkeepers. Thanks to this work – promoted by Caritas – they have been able to rebuild a life for themselves after suffering sexual violence. There may have been as many as half a million women victims of sexual violence in the 20 years of war that afflicted the region. Unfortunately, however, this abuse still continues.
St. Peter’s Square
Aug. 19, 2019
What God are you?
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