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je suis contante de recevoir ton message j'espere que nous serons en contcte tous les jours ,toujour problemmes des femmes a l'est du pays RDS les femmes aiment faire le petit commerse a l'interiere du pays[village] mais acouse de l'incecurite il a peur d'y aller comme la semenne passe ma grande soeure etait partir fair le comerce,ils ont rencontre' lambiscade[les hommes nos idandifier ils ont enportes tous les marshandises epuis violé les femmes.et quand on viole la femme est desonerée meme le mari le repidie vraimment nous souffrons beoucoup pensser pour nous merci.

English translation by PulseWire member cynthia123

I was happy to receive your message and I hope that we stay in contact. The recurring problem with women in East of RDC is that the women would love to set up small businesses within the village but cannot because of the insecurity. this insecurity makes them afraid to. Last week, my elder sister went to do some business and was attacked by unidentifiable insurgents who seized herr goods and abused her. The abuse dishonours these women and they become dishonored even before their husbands. We are suffering a lot please think of us and thank you

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

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cynthia123's picture

Translation

I was happy to receive your message and I hope that we stay in contact. The recurring problem with women in East of RDC is that the women would love to set up small businesses within the village but cannot because of the insecurity. this insecurity makes them afraid to. Last week, my elder sister went to do some business and was attacked by unidentifiable insurgents who seized herr goods and abused her. The abuse dishonours these women and they become dishonored even before their husbands. We are suffering a lot please think of us and thank you

sallysmithr's picture

Thinking of you

Thank you so much for sharing. That is terrible that women in your area are not able to pursue their business interestes due to fear and attacks that you have described. Women shouldn't have to fear attack in any situation. Are there any programs in the area to assist with this? What type of supports are in your area? I would love to hear back.

Thank you,

Sally Smith

Anita Muhanguzi's picture

Be strong

dear Juslene,
We surely have you in our prayers. Thank you being strong and being the voice of the voiceless. We need to hear more of these stories so that we can help voice out the injustices in your country and maybe with the pressure from the international community there will eventually be some change in your country. However it takes time you just have to be patient but continue with the good work of identifying these violations against women and children. We are with you in spirit. Be strong my sister

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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