UN 'must do better' for DR Congo rape victims
8 September 2010 Last updated at 02:47 BST
UN peacekeepers have "failed" the victims of mass rape in eastern DR Congo, senior UN official Atul Khare has said.
Mr Khare, UN Assistant Secretary-General for Peacekeeping, was sent to DR Congo by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to investigate the attacks in July and August.
He said that up to 500 women and children were now believed raped in recent weeks - more than double the previously reported figure.