25 Jun '11, 9am

More than 170 Women Raped in Eastern Congo | Care2 Causes

More than 170 Women Raped in Eastern Congo | Care2 Causes

Last summer, the international community was rocked by the news that hundreds of civilians had been raped in a brutal attack by rebel forces on the town of Luvungi . Now, another attack may be the largest since the Luvungi atrocities. The UN reports that the mass rape of between 150 and 170 civilians occurred in Minembwe area of the DRC’s South Kivu province earlier this month. The UN condemned the attack as “a continuing pattern of ill-discipline on the part of those who bear arms, manifest in acts of pillage committed in conjunction with rape and other human rights abuses.” Armed men stole livestock and looted health centers during the attack, in addition to raping hundreds of women. An emergency response team sent by Doctors Without Borders to the area has so far treated more than 100 women who suffered from trauma as a result of the attack. The rapes were allegedly com...

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Health Alarm! Overweight Toddlers | Care2 Causes

care2.com 25 Jun '11, 11am

I'm sorry, but IME, this is BS. First of all, that photo used is of a *baby*, and not even a particularly fat looking baby...

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care2.com 25 Jun '11, 10am

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care2.com 26 Jun '11, 8am

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straitstimes.com 27 Jun '11, 8am

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care2.com 01 Jul '11, 3pm

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care2.com 26 Jun '11, 3am

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care2.com 25 Jun '11, 11pm

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care2.com 25 Jun '11, 5am

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care2.com 26 Jun '11, 12am

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csrwire.com 26 Jun '11, 4pm

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care2.com 24 Jun '11, 10pm

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care2.com 26 Jun '11, 5pm

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care2.com 25 Jun '11, 12am

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care2.com 25 Jun '11, 12am

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