I restore women who have been destroyed by rape
This surgeon has become the world’s leading specialist in vaginal reconstruction. Every year, he operates on thousands of women who have been brutally raped and mutilated by armed gangs in South Kivu. His work has earned him the Nobel Peace Prize.
22 October 2014
This year’s Sakharov Prize for freedom of thought was awarded to Denis Mukwege, one of our pioneers. Dr. Mukwege is a Congolese gynaecologist and is being honored for his commitment to female rape victims in the DRC.