Congolese surgeon awarded civil courage prize

Denis Mukwege received prize for his work treating tens of thousands of women who were gang raped in war-torn Congo. Mukwege lashed out in a UN speech last year at international community’s inaction in the Congo civil war [EPA] A Congolese surgeon who treated tens of thousands of women who were gang-raped received a prize honouring his courage.   Meeting these women completely changed my life.   Denis Mukwege, Congolese surgeon Denis Mukwege accepted the 2013 Civil Courage Prize, awarded by the New York-based Train Foundation, on Tuesday for his work…

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