• Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, North Kivu, Goma. 24/01/2017. A landscape of the Kivu Lake at the sunset. Women are a driver for Congolese society, because it is the women who perform the most varied tasks in order to support their families, and they are also responsible for raising children. More often than not, rape goes unpunished in the Congo. Rape victims totalled 15,000 in 2015 alone.

    Successo internazionale per Mwavita

    Dalla sua pubblicazione nel febbraio 2017 Mwavita, nata in tempo di guerra, il docureportage realizzato da Daniele Bellocchio e Marco Gualazzini per denunciare la pratica dello stupro in Congo, non ha mai smesso di diffondere il suo messaggio

  • Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, South Kivu, Bukavu. 03/02/2017. Panzi Hospital in Bukavu has become one of the benchmark centres for women who have suffered sexual abuse. The hospital offers a complete treatment programme, ranging from emergency surgery to support with a view to social and economic reintegration into the community the women belong to.

    Mwavita, born in a time of war

    Mwavita Born in a time of war is one of the finalist works of the Marco Luchetta International Journalism Award. The Award aims to consider journalism that reveals the amount of suffering in the world of those who have been subject to violence.

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    International success for Mwavita

    Since the reportage ‘Mwavita, born in time of war’ by Daniele Bellocchio and Marco Gualazzini Mwavita that covered the rape in the Democratic Republic of Congo was realized back in February, the short documentary film has won five prestigious national and international awards