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violences des femmes en République Démocratique du Congo

Nous les femmes du congo, nous sommes très considerées, nous très exploitées sur touts les plan. on veut toujours nous traiter comme des esclaves pendant que nous avons aussi nos droits et nos devoirs mais on ne fait que voir nos dévoirs et bafouer nos droits. Dans notre culture, une femme ne doit pas étudier, ne doit pas manger à table avec les hommes, son travail est de faire seulement la vaisselle. Alors quant Dieu avait crée la femme, es - ce - qu'il les avait limitées sur touts les plans? je penses que non. Aide nous s'il vous plait à jouir des nos droits aussi dans notre pays...
Mme Anuatite

English translation by PulseWire member AnnieTheriault

Violence against women in the Democratic Republic of Congo

We, the women of Congo, are constantly being exploited and they want to treat us as slaves. We have both rights and responsibilities, but while they require we comply with the latter, they in no way respect our rights. In our culture, a woman cannot study or sit at the same table as men to enjoy a meal. And her job is reduced to washing dishes. So, when God created the woman: did He intend to limit her in every aspect of life? I don’t think so. Please help us to exercise our rights in our country.

Mrs. Anuatite

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Anuarite's picture

Nous les femmes du congo,

Nous les femmes du congo, nous sommes très déconsiderées, nous très exploitées sur touts les plan. on veut toujours nous traiter comme des esclaves pendant que nous avons aussi nos droits et nos devoirs mais on ne fait que voir nos dévoirs et bafouer nos droits. Dans notre culture, une femme ne doit pas étudier, ne doit pas manger à table avec les hommes, son travail est de faire seulement la vaisselle. Alors quant Dieu avait crée la femme, es - ce - qu'il les avait limitées sur touts les plans? je penses que non. Aide nous s'il vous plait à jouir des nos droits aussi dans notre pays...
Mme Anuatite

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milsgra's picture

Les femmes du Congo

Je vous remercie de votre courage et de votre dévotion pour la cause des femmes de votre pays. Ce récit aidera a élever la voix des femmes du RDC. Pourriez-vous élaborer un peu ce sujet. Comment pourriez-vous débattre le sujet de la déconsidération de la femme dans votre pays? Quand est il de vos droits, de votre éducation, de vos devoirs? Pourriez vous donner des exemples concrètes de femmes ou d'une femme qui sont/est déconsidérée/s? Qu'entendez-vous par la déconsidération de la femme?

Pénina,

AnnieTheriault's picture

Translation

Violence against women in the Democratic Republic of Congo

We, the women of Congo, are constantly being exploited and they want to treat us as slaves. We have both rights and responsibilities, but while they require we comply with the latter, they in no way respect our rights. In our culture, a woman cannot study or sit at the same table as men to enjoy a meal. And her job is reduced to washing dishes. So, when God created the woman: did He intend to limit her in every aspect of life? I don’t think so. Please help us to exercise our rights in our country.

Mrs. Anuatite

temmett's picture

Response

That is a great question to ask! I am glad to see that you do not accept those limitations even if they are accepted by others around you. Have you seen any improvement in women's rights? In your opinion, what would be the most helpful? I firmly believe that women should not be limited in any aspect of life; men and women are both equally human and should be treated that way. Thank you for sharing.

Google Translation of English to French/Google traduction de l'anglais au français:

C'est une très bonne question à poser! Je suis heureux de voir que vous n'acceptez pas ces limites, même si elles sont acceptées par les autres autour de vous. Avez-vous vu une amélioration des droits des femmes? À votre avis, quel serait le plus utile? Je crois fermement que les femmes ne devraient pas se limiter à un aspect quelconque de la vie, les hommes et les femmes sont à la fois humains égaux et doivent être traités de cette façon. Merci pour le partage.

Anita Muhanguzi's picture

Women of Congo

I strongly agree with you that women should not be limited in anyway. Women should be encouraged to be the best at everything and should also try and equal the men in all aspects of life. Firstly the women of Congo need to be sensitized about their rights and that they are free to achieve their goals in all aspects of life. Once they have appreciated this then they fight for their rights and the communities will not be able to hold them back. Dear Anarite i strongly agree that there should be awareness creation on women's rights in Congo. A massive campaign should be undertaken on women's rights so that both the men and women are aware of women's rights.

Mrs. Anita Kiddu Muhanguzi
Head of Legal and Advocacy
Centre for Batwa Minorities
a.kiddu@gmail.com
cfmlegal@gmail.com
Skype: mrs_muhanguzi

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