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Thousands of Lost Children at Risk of Sexual Violence in DRCi
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December 28, 2012
Aid agencies say thousands of children in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are at extreme risk of sexual violence, kidnapping and being forced to join armed militias. The recent upsurge in fighting in the eastern part of the country has led to many families being separated as they flee the violence -- and aid workers are trying to reunite lost children with their parents before they become victims. Henry Ridgwell reports for VOA.

Thousands of Lost Children at Risk of Sexual Violence in DRC

Published December 28, 2012

Aid agencies say thousands of children in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are at extreme risk of sexual violence, kidnapping and being forced to join armed militias. The recent upsurge in fighting in the eastern part of the country has led to many families being separated as they flee the violence -- and aid workers are trying to reunite lost children with their parents before they become victims. Henry Ridgwell reports for VOA.