About the Authors

Denis Mukengere Mukwege

Affiliation General Reference Hospital of Panzi, Bukavu, South Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo

Cathy Nangini


Affiliations Social Aid For the Elimination of Rape (SAFER), Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Brain Research Unit, Low Temperature Laboratory, Helsinki University of Technology, Helsinki, Finland

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: DMM CN. Wrote the first draft of the paper: CN. Contributed to the writing of the paper: DMM.