By MICHAEL KLEINMANTHE FULL SCOPE of the violence against women in the Democratic Republic of Congo is hard to fathom. Gang rapes by militias and government soldiers have been detailed in news reports. A United Nations official reported this year that 27,000 cases of sexual violence were reported in 2005 and 2006 in a single province, South Kivu.
Confronting Rape in Central Africa
Yet what has been missing in the recent media coverage is any sense of how to end - or even address - the horrific violence that has racked the DRC and other countries in the Gr...