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Eve Ensler

They're killing women.

by: teacherken

Mon Feb 08, 2010 at 07:11:33 AM EST

Those words were spoken by a fictional character, C. J. of West Wing, to National Security Advisor Nancy McNally.  The complete line is "They're killing women. They hate women. The only reason they keep women alive is to make more men."   The Quirini of that episode were bad.   The Hutu militias of the Congo are worse.

They are raping the women, and the little girls.  Multiple times.  With sex organs and with any object that's handy.  

Nicholas Kristof has written about this.  I recently wrote this diary about 1 of his columns.  Yesterday, in The World Capital of Killing, he argues the death total may have exceeded the 6 million Jews in the Holocaust.  He still writes about rape, and about Dr. Denis Mukwege, who has treated many of the raped, whose insides have been destroyed.

So does Eve Ensler, in a powerful piece in Glamour, Women Left for Dead-and the Man Who's Saving Them.  I ask that you please keep reading.

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