Michel Petillo

Photographer
     
Dr. Denis Mukwege wins the Nobel Peace Prize
Location: Brussels
Nationality: Belgian
Biography: I am a Brussels based photographer and member of the Belgian National Association of Professional Photographers and a Shutterhub photographer.  My work is inspired by close personal contact and social/humanistic themes.   Awards &... read on
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Dr. Denis Mukwege wins the Nobel Peace Prize
michel petillo
Oct 5, 2018
Location: Brussels
Dr. Denis #Mukwege has won the #nobelpeaceprize. He is also known as the "man who repairs women" fallen victime to #conflictrelatedsexualviolence in #Congo.

In March 2015, the Forces Armées de la République Démocratique du Congo (FARDC) have taken a step forward in the fight against conflict-related sexual violence with the signing by commanders of a declaration to combat rape in war. According to the #UN the signing of the declaration on ending this violence against women is an integral step in implementing the national action plan against sexual violence in conflict. Rape victims could be young as 5 years and even younger.


Picture taken on September 2015 during his doctoral defence at the Université Libre de Bruxelles on the treatment of rape-induced urogenital and lower gastrointestinal lesions among woman and girls in the #CDR

#panzi #sexualviolence #globalportrait #global_portrait #ULB @insta_ulb #nobelprize peaceprize #SGVB @nobelprize #denismukwege #panzihospital #war
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