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L’INSECURITE EN R.D.C

. Nous les femmes de l’ EST de la RDC nous disons non a la guerre dans toute la république car les femmes sont les piliers de la guerre .surtout les gents du nord Kivu sont piller par les M23 et violer les femmes et même de perte de vie humaines. Nous demandons au gouvernement des chercher la solution pour trouver la paix et mettre fin a la guerre en RDC.

English translation by community member LightMyWay

Insecurity in the DRC

We the women of Eastern DRC say “NO” to war everywhere in the Republic, because women are the spoils of war. Especially the people in North Kivu are plundered by the M23 forces, the women raped, and many human lives lost. We ask the government to find a solution for peace and put an end to the war in the DRC.

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Kadidia's picture

Insecurite en RDC

Michelline,

La guerre n'a jamais ete une situation ideale. Et, les femmes en ont toujours faits les frais ainsi que les enfants.

Ma question est: Avez-vous exprime votre fatigue a vos elus locaux? A votre gouvernement? Et si oui, quelle a ete la reaction?

Kadidia Doumbia

Je pense que parce qu'il ya une valeur estimée $ 24,000,000,000,000.00 des minéraux et des ressources naturelles dans l'Est du Congo, la paix viendra pas tant que les droits de propriété et minérale sont établies et respectées. Jusque-là, l'avidité pour arriver à la richesse, peu importe ce que les tactiques vont se poursuivre.

La solution à la paix doit être fondée addessing Congo incroyable richesse non exploitée. Ensuite, la violence de genre, la pauvreté et l'enlèvement d'enfants pour les soldats auront une meilleure chance d'arrêter.

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Congo's wealth is the trigger for violence

I think because there is an estimated $24,000,000,000,000.00 worth of minerals and natural resource in Eastern Congo, no peace will come until ownership and mineral rights are established and abided by. Until then, the greed to get at the wealth no matter what the tactics will continue.

The solution to peace must be based addessing Congo's incredible unmined wealth. Then the gender violence, poverty, and kidnapping of children for soldiers will have a better chance of stopping.

Sheila

LightMyWay's picture

Merci

Chère Michelline,

Merci pour votre message succinct mais très clair. Nous sommes tous et toutes avec vous—nous vous soutenons pendant le prolongement de ces guerres, et nous prions aussi pour la cessation de ces violences, surtout contre les femmes.

Courage, mon amie—
LightMyWay
(Lydia)

We the women of Eastern DRC say “NO” to war everywhere in the Republic, because women are the spoils of war. Especially the people in North Kivu are plundered by the M23 forces, the women raped, and many human lives lost. We ask the government to find a solution for peace and put an end to the war in the DRC.

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