“When I went to Pascaline’s parents to ask for her hand, they agreed even though I only had half the dowry. When we got married, we were in love.”
In the Democratic Republic of Congo, Jacques still speaks about his wife Pascaline with love.
“Years went by, we had children, and we were still happy together,” he continues.
Then Pascaline was raped by armed men at the side of the road. They stole everything she had.
“I felt like dying. I never imagined this would happen,” she said