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This is sick, sick, sick. World AIDS day is on December 1st, and if the story does anything, it should spur you to action. Do something! Pray, join 5 for 50, buy Saint’s coffee – Coffee that fights poverty. If this doesn’t wake us up, what will?
An 11-month-old baby girl has died in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo a day after she was raped, the UN says.
The alleged rapist, a man aged 20, has been detained by Congolese police about 140km west of Goma. He faces a life sentence.
The BBC’s Arnaud Zajtman heard the harrowing story of one young victim.
A six-year-old girl named Mushika told our correspondent
she was looking after goats in her village when a soldier grabbed her
and abused her.
"He laid me on the ground and lifted my skirt… I was
trying to shout but he put his hand on my mouth. After he had finished,
he ran away. When I tried to walk, I was dizzy." Read the entire article here.