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violences sur les droits de la femme

dans une mission de service effectuée en territoire de Shabunda j'ai veçu une histoire sur l'héritage d'une femme dont son mari est mort d'un accident. comme cet homme n'avais pas laissé un téstament, la femme avait perdu tous ses biens à cause de sous information sur ses droits et cela à causer aussi la non scolarisation de tous ses enfants.selon l'analyse , j'ai remarqué que c'est un problème qui est général presque dans toutes les localités de ce territoire et cela est lié au coutume. pour palier à cette situation nous demandons a toutes personnes de bonne volonté d'aider ces femmes de cette entité sur la sensibilisation de leurs droits pour lutter à cette forme de violence qui est lié au genre.

Deuxième problème veçu, c'est l'utilisation des filles dans des travaux domestiques par les enseignants et les garçons pour le culture des champs des enseignants, cela montre aussi que les droits des enfants ne sont pas respectés, et il ya aussi toutes formes de violences qui se manifestent dans les milieux scolaires : comme : les violences physiques, violence pschologique .... Pour palier à cette situation aussi une formation des enseignants, des élèves des comités des parents sur les droits des enfants dans les milieux scolaires pour cette entité est très important pour épargner les enfants à toutes formes des violences cités ci-haut.Le temps me presse à la prochaine je veux expliquer beaucoup de choses véçue.

English translation by PulseWire member MsCadet

While participating in a service mission in the territory of Shabunda, I learned the story of a woman whose husband died of an accident. As the husband did not leave a will, the woman lost all her properties because of lack of knowledge of her rights. This also caused her children's schooling. In my analysis, I remarked that this is an issue present in all localities of this territory and this is a part of the tradition. To overcome this situation, we asked everyone of good will to help this entity of women on the awareness of their rights to fight against this form of gender violence.

A second problem that occurs is the use of daughters in domestic work by teachers and the use of boys for farm work by teachers. This also shows how the rights of children are not respected and that there are also other forms of violence that manifest in scholarly circles such as physical violence, psychological violence. To demolish this issue, there must be a training of professors, students, committees of parents on the rights of children in scholarly circles for this entity. It is really important to spare children from all the forms of violence listed above. I don't have much time. The next time, I will explain more issues that people are facing.

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

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MsCadet's picture

TRANSLATION

While participating in a service mission in the territory of Shabunda, I learned the story of a woman whose husband died of an accident. As the husband did not leave a will, the woman lost all her properties because of lack of knowledge of her rights. This also caused her children's schooling. In my analysis, I remarked that this is an issue present in all localities of this territory and this is a part of the tradition. To overcome this situation, we asked everyone of good will to help this entity of women on the awareness of their rights to fight against this form of gender violence.

A second problem that occurs is the use of daughters in domestic work by teachers and the use of boys for farm work by teachers. This also shows how the rights of children are not respected and that there are also other forms of violence that manifest in scholarly circles such as physical violence, psychological violence. To demolish this issue, there must be a training of professors, students, committees of parents on the rights of children in scholarly circles for this entity. It is really important to spare children from all the forms of violence listed above. I don't have much time. The next time, I will explain more issues that people are facing.

Katharina's picture

Looking forward to reading more!

Dear Sifa,
Thank you very much for this! I absolutely agree with you that women's and children's rights must be strengthened massively. Please do write more about your thoughts and experiences. It seems to me that we can learn a lot from you. Looking forward to reading more!
All the best,
Katharina

ddegarm's picture

I too look forward to reading more

Your comments provide me with a good reminder that no one should ever take anything for granted. Women need to be respected and educated about their rights and privileges. So many individuals seek to exploit women especially in situations such as these. The question is how to we provide the education necessary? Clearly this is where local women and NGOs can help. Communication is key to helping all people know their responsibilities and rights. Education denied only increases opportunities to be exploited. I look forward to reading more and learning how I might help in the educational process.

Best,

Denise

“Women have a special capacity to lead us to a more peaceful world with compassion, affection and kindness. And there is no more important time for that than this moment.” - Dalai Lama

Anita Muhanguzi's picture

Very Sad Situation

Dear Sifa this is very sad situation in your country because women and children are the vulnerable groups and their rights should be protected first instead they are being violated. There is a serious need for sensitizing your community both on the rights of women and children and also to help them identify which institutions are in place to help with the protection of these rights based on your laws and the constitution in your country. However we are grateful that you have pointed out these issues and you need to identify more of these cases so that we can advice you and you also need to point out to us cases that have been reported but have not been handled by the authorities so that we can advocate for these people in the international platforms. Stay blessed my dear.

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

Kristen Hecht's picture

Hi Sifa. Thank you for

Hi Sifa. Thank you for sharing the experiences of women and children from the DRC. You highlight something that should not be forgotten -- violence can be both physical and psychological. Denying women and children their rights to property, education, etc. can obviously lead to both types of abuse. I agree with your suggestion to conduct more training of professors, students, and parents to diminish academic inequalities. Thank you again for sharing. Best wishes.

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