About two million people have been internally displaced in the Democratic Republic of the Congo by armed conflicts. The situation here is characterized by chronic and rampant sexual and gender-based violence against women and girls.
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Regardless of nationality, race, religion, socio-economic status or gender, every human has a fundamental right to a decent life and to be able to live in security, peace and dignity. Unfortunately, this is a far distant dream than a reality for hundreds of thousands of internally displaced persons (IDPs) in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo.