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INSECURITE ET LA DIFFICULTE DANS LA CAMPAGNE.

Dans la campagne nous avons beaucoup des difficultés concernant les études.il y a la violence un peu partout.la question de dire que la femme n'a droit aux études, il ya l'insécurité qui règne. Effet de dire qu'on va partir à l'école, il ya l'insécurité en cours du chemin. Il y avait une amie qui était en cours de route tout juste en quittant vers l'école, elle a été emportée par des personnes inconnues. On lui a mal torturée; en prenant les pneus, on y m’était du pétrole puis on lui avait brulée. C’est une histoire qui s'est passée au village. Une autre qui avait voulue partir dans la forêt pour chercher du bois, elle aussi a rencontré des personnes inconnues. On a pris cette femme, on l'a coupé la tête, les seins et la langue. Voilà qu'elle aussi a perdue la vie dans cette manière. Un groupes scieurs de 6 personnes appartenant dans la forêt rencontrèrent des bandits qui leur avaient ligotés chacun de ce 6 à son arbre, on leurs demandera de réalisés 2oo dollars immédiatement en voulant dire quelle n'ont rien on trouvera ces bandits partir avec leurs têtes on ne sait pas où.

English translation by PulseWire member milsgra

In the countryside we have a lot of difficulties concerning education. There is violence everywhere. The question of a woman’s accessibility to education, there is insecurity reigning. Effectively when a person is going to school, there is insecurity en route. There was a friend who was on her way to school right after she left the school strangers kidnapped her. They tortured her with a tire they placed around her neck dowsed it with gasoline and burned her. This incident happened in the village. Another who went out into the forest to fetch wood she met some strangers as well. They took that woman they beheaded her, cut out her tongue and her breasts. She had lost her life in that way. A group of six sawyers belonging to the forest met some bandits who tied each of the six to trees demanding two hundred dollars of them posthaste when the sawyers said they did not have the money they were beheaded and their heads were taken away.

This story was written for World Pulse’s Ending Violence Against Women Digital Action Campaign.

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milsgra's picture

Merci et Bienvenue

Chère Mukenga,

Merci d'avoir partager l'histoire des femmes dans les campagnes et de leur péripétie. Grâce a votre courage et votre voix le vécu de ses femmes et leurs vies ne seront pas en vain. Je voudrais si vous pourriez que vous élaboriez un peu sur la violence qui est exercée sur les femmes qui veulent poursuivre leur éducation scolaire. Votre expérience avec cette violence et comment la vivez vous dans votre vie personnelle?

Amicalement,

Pénina

milsgra's picture

translation

In the countryside we have a lot of difficulties concerning education. There is violence everywhere. The question of a woman’s accessibility to education, there is insecurity reigning. Effectively when a person is going to school, there is insecurity en route. There was a friend who was on her way to school right after she left the school strangers kidnapped her. They tortured her with a tire they placed around her neck dowsed it with gasoline and burned her. This incident happened in the village. Another who went out into the forest to fetch wood she met some strangers as well. They took that woman they beheaded her, cut out her tongue and her breasts. She had lost her life in that way. A group of six sawyers belonging to the forest met some bandits who tied each of the six to trees demanding two hundred dollars of them posthaste when the sawyers said they did not have the money they were beheaded and their heads were taken away.

Rebecca Tomac's picture

Such a brave soul!

Dear Nsimire;

You are such a brave soul to continue your education faced with such difficulties! Your story is heartbreaking when one realizes there isn't even safety in numbers! Education is your best weapon to fight the violence around you, and until it becomes safer to travel, are there other remedies you can think of? Is it possible to only travel once a week in a large group, gather what you need for a weeks worth of studies, and work on school from home? Have you tried to contact other agencies in your country that may help with your situation? I will give you a list of what I've found for agencies you may also contact for resources! Please do not allow violence to deter you from gaining your education; when you are educated, your children will be educated; and that is when the REAL change will occur. Sometimes we often fail to see the results of education until a generation later. Until then, may you have strength and protection for you and your school mates. Following are links you may found helpful. PLEASE keep spreading your story to ALL that will listen, you are VERY BRAVE!

http://www.connectingcongo.org/
http://www.womenforwomen.org/programs-supporting-women/women-for-women-s...

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