By Elaisha Stokes
US colleges and the military are starting to get serious about sexual assaults. A Pentagon campaign sparked a 50 percent increase in reports of sexual assault. In the case of both colleges and the military, the victim usually knows the attacker. In the Democratic Republic of Congo, which has often been referred to as the rape capital of the world, women there too are looking for justice, but they must do it literally under the veil of secrecy.
Elaisha Stokes traveled to the DRC with the International Women’s Media Foundation in January 2013. Follow her on Twitter.