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"Re-creation": Helping victims of war in DRC through dance [This is Culture]

"Re-creation": Helping victims of war in DRC through dance [This is Culture]

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In this week’s Culture segment Bridget Ugwe highlights a young Franco-Congolese dancer, Bolewa Sabourin.

An “artist” who through his art provides therapeutic assistance to women victims of sexual violence in Kivu, a highly coveted region in eastern DRC, where 80 per cent of the world’s precious coltan lies.

With his « Re-creation » project, he helps these women to exorcise their traumas, and especially to regain power over their bodies.

A project born after his meeting with Dr. Denis Mukwege on March 8, 2016, International Women’s Rights Day.

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