Presentation on theme: "Working with victims of sexual torture and rape 13 December, 2012 Yaoundé - Cameroon Kitwe Mulunda Guy SAVE CONGO Director IRCT Council member."— Presentation transcript:
Working with victims of sexual torture and rape 13 December, 2012 Yaoundé - Cameroon Kitwe Mulunda Guy SAVE CONGO Director IRCT Council member
Introduction The main types of sexual offences (Cases recorded at SAVE CONGO in Congo, Democratic Republic of the: 2009 - 2012) Percentage (%) Rape 60 Attempted rape12 Grave sexual abuse4.5 Indecent assault on females1 Sexual harassment10 Defilement of girls under the age of 18 years2.5 Unnatural offences1 Attempts to commit unnatural offences1 Incest by females3 Incest5
Our work: Rehabilitation – Prevention – Advocacy REHABILITATION Examination, evaluation of injuries, treatment and documentation Collection of forensic evidence (swabs, clothing, combing of hair, nails clippings, etc.) Evaluation for and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases Pregnancy risk evaluation and prevention Crisis intervention and follow up counseling Social reintegration services ( vocational training) PREVENTION Raising awareness about sexual violence prevention and survivor’s rights (8 March campaign: conference, Radio/TV program) Development of resource materials on prevention of sexual violence and rehabilitation (flyers, CD, DVD) Enhance the capacity of all (Civil society NGOs, Hospitals, etc.) who work with and for victims of sexual violence (training, networking) ADVOCACY Monitoring and systematic data collection on sexual violence Local and national advocacy on behalf of women and girls victims of sexual violence Working with the local UN Subcomittee on Human Rights regarding recorded cases Donors: WFP, UNFPA, La LUZ Grant/IRCT Duration: 2009 - 2012
Materials for rehabilitation of victims of sexual torture/training purposes Medical treatment Psychosocial support Legal support Reintegration services Look at Office publisher documents for detailed information on the materials we have developed (french version)
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