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Open the Forests
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Artist: h. ollary. b.
Created On: 2008
Image Medium: cherry
Art work Description:
Artist's statement: "Nearly all sides in Congo’s War used systematic rape with as many as a quarter of a million victims sexually abused, almost all women and children. When the war ended thousands of women came out of the forests and it emerged that they had been so brutally raped that they had fistulas, a rupture of the walls that separate the vagina and bladder and rectum, rendering them doubly incontinent. These women were outcasts even more than rape victims generally are in Congo. The War ended but not the Mutilation Rapes. Thousands of women are living abandoned isolated lives with ravaged bodies suffering from HIV (about 60% of the perpetrators are believed to have the HIV virus), prolapsed uterus and venereal infections. The forests in their beauty, have become prisons of torture for these women. Hidden in the undergrowth and the trees they are hacked and raped and their persecutors are shaded and balmed and protected by the very same trees. This work is in praise of the beauty that is theirs, beneath the desperation, beyond the inhumanity they have suffered, they are Beautiful Women." h. ollary. b., February 2008

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