Approximately 18” x 24” framed Fused glass and frit painting.A fifteen year old girl and her sister are sent to a Siberian prison camp for two years. Rape, torture, starvation and death were a daily occurrence. Luckily, my mother and aunt came out alive, but forever changed. Mass rape. A weapon of war, was used on women and children from 8 to eighty. Millions were victimized. On average, they were raped 11.5 times each. This prompts the Vatican to lift the ban on abortions. To avoid being caught, many committed suicide or fled to “The Black Forest” to hide. Despite strict laws enforced by governing agencies to protect women and children during war, this type of barbaric torture continues to this day somewhere in this world. Private collection.