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Dr. Denis Mukwege

Congolese gynecologist and founder of the Panzi Hospital in Bukavu. He specializes in the treatment of women who have been gang-raped. He has treated some 21,000 women over the past 12 years, performing up to ten surgeries a day. He was honored by the UN in December 2008 for his humanitarian work and won the "African of the Year Award" last month. He is on a five-city tour of the US this month to raise awareness about rape in the Congo.

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