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Playwright Lynn Nottage takes on the brutality of rape in Congo and the complexity of modern Africa in her Pulitzer Prize-winning play Ruined. Lisa Jackson's film "The Greatest Silence" has inspired policymakers to action on the issue. With reporting by Amy Costello and Christina Salerno.

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Playwright Lynn Nottage takes on the brutality of rape in Congo and the complexity of modern Africa in her Pulitzer Prize-winning play Ruined. Lisa Jackson's film "The Greatest Silence" has inspired policymakers to action on the issue. With reporting by Amy Costello and Christina Salerno.