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Homme et femme:Différents,mais égaux!

Malgré la différence qui existe entre l'homme et la femme,nous sommes égaux.Cette différence se situe juste aux caractéristiques physique. Dans certaines régions d'Afrique et du monde,la femme reste maltraitée,muselée,dénigrée,manipulée...Tout simplement parce qu'elle est femme,on lui prive de ses droits en tant que être humain,on bafoue sa dignité en tant que femme,on lui prive de sa liberté et surtout elle reste moins respectée...Et pourtant elle est bien capable de beaucoup de choses.A l'école,il n'est pas question de sexe,mais d'intelligence,au travail,il n'est pas non plus question de sexe mais de compétence.Chaque personne est unique au monde,mais quels que soient la race,la couleur de la peau,la couleur de la peau,l'age,le sexe,la langue parlée,le lieu d'origine,nous avons des droits qui demandent d’être respectés ainsi que des devoirs à accomplir.La société a toujours tendance à séparer l'éducation,les choix ou les décisions de la vie,la participation communautaire selon qu'on est homme ou femme.Mais en réalités,l'idéale serait que l'homme et la femme soient éduqués de la même manière,qu'on leurs offres les mêmes opportunités,les mêmes chances de se développer,de s'épanouir...
Offrons à tous une vie égale...

English translation by PulseWire member ngalula

Men and women: Different but Equal!

Despite the differences between men and women, we are equals. The difference is merely on a physical level. In some regions of the world and of Africa the woman is still abused, silenced, denigrated, manipulated… and all this only because she is a woman. They take away her human rights, violate her dignity as a woman, she is deprived of her freedom and above all she is less respected. And yet she is capable of many things. At school, it is not about sex, but intelligence. At work, it is not about sex but competence. Every person is unique in the world, regardless of race, color of the skin, age, sex, language, place of origin. We all have rights which we ask to be respected accomplished. Society has always the tendency to separate education, choices, life decisions, community participation based on whether you are a man or a woman. But in reality, the ideal would be for men and women to be educated in the same way, to be offered the same opportunities, same opportunities to develop, to grow...
Let’s offer an equal life to all.

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aheraud's picture

Des propos d'une bonne féministe!

Entièrement d'accord avec toi, Nicole! Heureuse de te lire ici sur PulseWire - continue le bon travail.

En solidarité, Abby

Nicole MUSIMWA's picture

Remerciement

Bonjour Abby
Je vous remercie du fond du coeur pour l'attention et l'estime que vous apportez en mon égard.Je vous en suis reconnaissante.Vous me donnez l'envie,le gout et le courage d'écrire beaucoup plus!
Vraiment, grand merci.
Amicalement, Nicole

ngalula's picture

TRANSLATION

Men and women: Different but Equal!

Despite the differences between men and women, we are equals. The difference is merely on a physical level. In some regions of the world and of Africa the woman is still abused, silenced, denigrated, manipulated… and all this only because she is a woman. They take away her human rights, violate her dignity as a woman, she is deprived of her freedom and above all she is less respected. And yet she is capable of many things. At school, it is not about sex, but intelligence. At work, it is not about sex but competence. Every person is unique in the world, regardless of race, color of the skin, age, sex, language, place of origin. We all have rights which we ask to be respected accomplished. Society has always the tendency to separate education, choices, life decisions, community participation based on whether you are a man or a woman. But in reality, the ideal would be for men and women to be educated in the same way, to be offered the same opportunities, same opportunities to develop, to grow...
Let’s offer an equal life to all.

:: Beatrice Ngalula Kabutakapua
:: Foreign Correspondent || Researcher
:: Blog: www.balobeshayi.com
:: Skype: beka.trixie
:: Twitter: @Kabutakapua

Nicole MUSIMWA's picture

Thanks

Hi Ngalula
Thank u for translation
Nicole

Mila's picture

Thank you and Feedback

Hi Nicole,

Thank you so much for writing. I totally agree with your statement that men and women are different, but equal. I would love to hear from you some personal examples of how you or someone you know has been affected by being treated differently becaue they are a woman. If it is too hard to come up with personal examples, it would be great to hear learn about the challenges women are facing in the DRC and even some solutions you would have for those challenges.

All the best and keep writing! :)

Nicole MUSIMWA's picture

Thank you

Dear Mila

Thank you for the coment.I'm sorry because for repluing to you late.I was in holidays and I couldn't use the net,that why I'm giving my answer late.Personnaly,I have never meet such a situation.I have parent who do all their best for the well being of us.When I was in the third form,I had a friend and I was studying with her.She was my class mate.Her father died before ending that shool year.When he died,I left many doubts and people were oblige to take some of their richnesses.After some mounts,it was difficult for her mother mother to pay school fees.Her father's family members decided to take care of boys because they said that in the future,boys will have many responsability when they'll be the chiefs of their families but girls will get marrried and their studies is not very importent because they'll be taking care of babies and their houses.So her uncles decided not to pay school fees for her and for her two sisters.So,and others friend,we decided to do something for her.We gave her clothes and our parents helped her and she has finished that school year.We couldn't help her for a long time;because we are many in our families and our parents have many charges.At the begining of the next year ,when we'got into the 4th form,we tryied to help her and we advice her to look for a small job.We went into some families to asked for a job of teaching children in in the after noon.some families accept and the others didn't.She was strong in mathematics and physics.After;we went to see the headmaster of our school;we explain him her problem and he allowed her to teavh peoples.In that way;she got money and she paid fees for her and for one of her sisters.In the holidays;she looked for others jobs and she was teaching many children and many of her mates.For helping her;we went into our families ,tell to our parents that we need teachers in mathematics and physics.And our parents aggreed and paid teachers for us.I that way she won some money and she could took care of her sisters and her mothers.Now,she has got her diploma and today I'm very proud of my friend.It was geat for us!

Mila's picture

Thanks

Hi Nicole,

Thank you for your response. Wow, such an amazing story! :) I'm am so happy for and proud of your friend and all of her supporters.

Best,
Mila

melanief7's picture

Inspiring!!!!

What great words of strength and solidarity for all women Nicole! It is important to recognize that although we live such different lives that women continue to fight similar battles. Thank you for sharing your viewpoint. I think it is a great reminder to remember what we are all working towards.

Nicole MUSIMWA's picture

It's true!

Dear Melanie

Thank you for this comment and I'm sorry because of answering you very late.If you see a lot of mistakes,just understand because i'm trying to speak and to write english.So,it's true that you said about women.Even if we live such different lives ,it's important to know that women continue to fight similar battles.Don't worry;I'll continue to share my point of view.Thank you very much!

Nicole,
DRCongo

SaiKiGo's picture

What a great perspective :)

Nicole, what a wonderful perspective that almost seems common sense doesn't it? - Men and women while different have the same things to offer. I was fortunate to hear a woman named Neema from your country speak in New York on her experience in the DRC, it was very inspiring and painted a sad picture of what women in the DRC face. It would be wonderful to hear how you have overcome some of those difficulties, perhaps even helping us understand more from a personal perspective what you've experienced as a woman in the DRC. Just know that by sharing your voice, you are raising awareness and encouraging those who are moved by your story to do something about it!

Sai Kiran Gopie
Hon. BSc, MBA
www.socialgood2pt0.ca
http://ca.linkedin.com/pub/sai-kiran-gopie/5/543/2a
Twitter: @SaiKiranGopie

Nicole MUSIMWA's picture

Thank you!

Dear Sai

Hi,I'm sorry for replying to you late.This is because of many personnals problems.As a woman in DRC is not extrmely bad.I was born in september 1990,4years atfers,there was a begining of many wars.That period,it was the genocide of Rwanda,Bukavu town is at the frontier of Rwanda and DRCongo.In my country,there were many refugees from Rwanda and we have been touched by some war problems.I'll tell you when I'll put together all my force because all that it is very worse.Sorry,forgive me because it's difficult for me to remember all those worse things!

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