Follow-up to the NYT article about the Congo

women raped in congo

Last week I referenced a New York Times article about how rape is being systematically used to torture and inflict brutal violence against women in the Congo – and has been for years. Please take 5-10 minutes from your day to read the letters to the editor (including one co-written by author and playwright Eve Ensler) or the powerfully written original NYT article (by Jeffrey Gettleman) and then please learn what you can do to help. Thank you.

Image of Congolese women in the hospital wards from this site.

About Dr. Debby Herbenick

Dr. Debby Herbenick

Dr. Debby Herbenick is a sex researcher at Indiana University, sexual health educator at The Kinsey Institute, columnist, and author of five books about sex and love. Learn more about her work at