Ebola vaccine offered in exchange for sex, say women in Congo

World The Guardian

As experts urge global warning over outbreak, women and girls in Beni report alleged exploitation An unparalleled Ebola vaccination programme in the Democratic Republic of the Congo has become engulfed in allegations of impropriety, amid claims that women are being asked for sexual favours in exchange for treatment. Research by several NGOs has revealed that a deep mistrust of health workers is rife in DRC and gender-based violence is believed to have increased since the start of the Ebola outbreak in August. Continue reading... …

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