Awarded with the most prestigious European Union human rights prize, the Sakharov prize, in 2014, Dr. Denis Mukwege is an honored Congolese gynecologist who campaigned against sexual violence perpetrated against women as a weapon of war. Founder and actual director of the Panzi hospital in Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Dr. Mukwege is specialised in reconstructive gynecological surgery.
Born in 1955, he started to study medicine in the University of Burundi and then worked in the...
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