Independent Lens Rape is Civil War's Legacy in Sierra Leone
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Program: Independent Lens
Episode: Rape is Civil War's Legacy in Sierra Leone
Dr. Olabisi Cole works at the International Rescue Committee’s Rainbo Centers in Freetown and Kenema, Sierra Leone, providing medical care for girls and women who have been victims of sexual violence. Dr. Cole lived in Sierra Leone during the civil war. She discusses how rape and violence became part of the mainstream culture during that time period. Dr. Cole also helps lead Girls With a Future.• Visit the Rape is Civil War's Legacy in Sierra Leone webpage
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Premiere Date: 10/01/2012
Episode Expires: Never
TV Rating: TV-PG
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