For Dr. Denis Mukwege, “… a gynecological surgeon and founder of Panzi Hospital (in the Democratic Republic of Congo). He is a source of strength and sanctuary in a land of violence and despair--a forgotten war.” His team has treated more than 46,000 victims of sexual-and gender-based violence. “Beyond healer he is hope” to those women and girls.
Source: Biden, Jill, (2016, May 2-9). Denis Mukwege: Healing survivors of wartime rape, in The 100 Most Influential People [Special issue]. Time, 187, 13