Does Artisanal Mining Increase the Risk of Sexual Violence? Micro-Level Evidence from Eastern Congo
Source: Quality in Primary Care, 2016
Author(s): Siri Aas Rustad, Gudrun Østby, and Ragnhild Nordås Quality in Primary Care 1-Jan-16
Democratic Republic of the Congo
DR Congo’s natural resource abundance has featured in policy debates and amongst advocacy groups as the prime example of ‘conflict minerals’ driving conflict-related sexual violence. Yet, systematic analyses of the links between mining, conflict, and sexual violence are scarce. This article explores this link combining new subnational data on the...