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CONGO: Nun’s Work Among Women Victims Of War

The U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) highlighted the work that Sister Angélique Namaika is carrying out among women victims of war in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Sister Angélique Namaika has been providing support to women victims of physical and sexual violence many of them at the hands of groups of armed guerrillas. 

“When I see them coming out of the forest with nothing, after escaping so many atrocities, their faces seem different to me,” says Sister Angélique Namaika, who through a Center for Reintegration and Development has sought to help these women to rebuild their lives.  


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