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NGABO asbl
ASSOCIATION FEMININE POUR LA DEFENSE DES DROITS HUMAINS ET LE DEVELOPPEMENT
E-mail :ngaboasbl@gmail.com/brigittemawazo@gmail.com
Tel : +243 997280029, +243 859364063
Av.E.P.Lumumba/commune d'Ibanda n° III
BUKAVU/R.D.CONGO
CHAP: I PRESENTATION DE L'ORGANISATION
1.1 .LES REPRESENTANTES LEGALES
N° NOM&POST-NOM FONCTION Contacts E-mail
1 Godelive Ntumba Présidente +243 853154957 godentumba@gmail.com
2 Brigitte Mawazo Secrétaire exécutive +243 997280029 brigittemawazo@gmail.com
3 Elisabeth Fundi Chargée de programme +243 970020154 elisabethfundi@yahoo.fr
1.2. DOMAINES D’INTERVENTION
1. Education civique : Vulgarisation des lois relatives aux droits de la femme et de l’enfant.
2. Genre et développement : Actions humanitaires pour la promotion de la femme et de l’enfant.
3. Santee communautaire : Actions préventives, curatives et promotionnelles.
1.3 .RAYON D’ACTION
1. Les Hauts et Moyens plateaux de Fizi-Itombwe : Points focaux :Minembwe,Mikenge
2. Le territoire rural de Shabunda : Points Focaux :Lusenge
3. Le territoire Rural de Kalehe : Points Focaux :Bunyakikiri
CHAP: II PROBLEMATIQUE

II.1.GENERALITES SUR LES DROITS DE L'HOMME EN RD CONGO
Des nombreux rapports des experts nationaux et internationaux démontrent clairement que notre pays la R.D.Congo a atteint le niveau le plus élevée des cas de viols et violation des droits humains. Il est indiscutable qu'un pays en guerre soit accusé de tous les crimes car la guerre étant la principale cause, elle ne fait que se prolonger, se ramifier en changeant des formes. Les guerres que connaît notre pays sont communément considérées comme:
A. Guerres de libération.
B. Guerres d'auto défense- populaire.
C. Guerres de revendication des terres, grades ou fonctions.
D. Guerres de positionnement.
Toutes ces formes de guerres constituent des véritables écoles de violences contre les plus faibles de la société qui sont les femmes et les enfants.
A part ceci, il y a aussi les cultures rétrogrades, les religions machistes qui contribuent a l'aliénation des populations ignorantes de leurs droits. L’ignorance des lois relatives aux droits de l'homme est de ce fait considère comme le principal fléau contre lequel notre organisation vaudrait s'attaquer en s'engageant plus dans la vulgarisation des dites lois. Un peuple qui connait ses droits est plus équipe et motive dans la lutte pour sa libération contre toutes les formes de servitudes qui lui sont imposées.
II.2. NOTRE APPROCHE

A. Notre objectif est de contribuer dans la lutte contre toutes les formes des violences commises contre les femmes et les enfants en associant toute la communauté. C'est donc une approche participative et communautaire. Les victimes ne s'engageront dans leur propre libération que lorsqu'elles connaitront leurs droits et les méthodes appropriées de les revendiquer.
B. Notre vision est d'arriver a une société équilibrée, égalitaire ou la femme et les enfants sont respectées, rétablis dans leurs droits. Cet équilibre est un gage du développement socio-économique et d'une paix durable en R.D .Congo et dans toute la sous-région des grands-lacs Africains.
C. Notre méthodologie: elle varie selon les niveaux d'instruction, l’âge, le milieu, le s ex. Pour les cas généraux nous procédons par: Des focus groups, des conférences débats, des théâtres et sketchs, des émissions radiodiffusées, des leçons occasionnelles, des prédications dans des églises, calicots, dépliants, banderoles, séminaires......

II.3.LES RESULTATS A ATTENDRE
• Dans les courts termes.
De toutes nos activités nous attendrons une prise de conscience collective sur l'état d'être des femmes et des enfants en l'égard de leurs droits méconnus ou bien bafouent. L’intériorisation des lois est une incitation a des analyses qui pousseront a des actes concrets d'auto-libération.
• Dans les moyens termes.
L'engagement des communautés bénéficiaires dans les revendications de leurs droits, la modification des mœurs et cultures, le changement des mentalités.
• Dans les longs termes.
La régression sensible des cas de violation des droits humains et ceux des femmes et des enfants en particulier. Le rétablissement d'une société égalitaire fondée sur le respect des droits de chaque couche sociale. Le développement intégral de la communauté.

CHAP.III. QUELQUES CAS DE VIOLATION DES DROITS DE LA FEME ET DE L’ENFANT CUNNUS DANS NOTRE RAYON D'ACTION
Notre mission d'évaluation sur la situation particulière des femmes et des enfants dans notre zone d'intervention se présente comme suit:
• Le mariage par rapt et précoce (Hauts-plateaux de Fizi-itombwe)
• L’exploitation des enfants dans les groupes armées (Hauts-plateaux de Fizi-itombwe,Shabunda,Bunyakiri)
• Les veuve: esclaves sexuelles (Hauts-plateaux de Fizi-itombwe)
• Les enfants bergers (Hauts-plateaux de Fizi-itombwe)
• Les enfants garde-bébé (Hauts-plateaux de Fizi-itombwep,Shabunda,Bunyakiri)
• Les enfants transporteurs (Hauts-plateaux de Fizi-itombwe)
• La polygamie (Shabunda)
• Le phénomène Ndogondogo : filles du lycée.(Shabunda,Bunyakiri,Bukavu)
• Les points sexuellement transmissibles. (Shabunda,Bunyakiri,Bukavu)
• L'ignorance des femmes sur les modes de transmission des maladies.(Bunyakiri,shabunda)
• Sante des femmes et des enfants en danger (Bunyakiri,shabunda)
• Manque des latrines (Bunyakiri,Hauts-plateaux)
• Infrastructures sanitaire non approriees(Bunyakiri,Shabunda)
• Eau non potable:(Bunyakiri,Hauts plateaux,Shabunda)
• Nombreux cas de violences sexuelles (Bunyakiri,Shabunda,Hauts-plateaux)
• La floraison des groupes arment qui violent les femmes et recrutent les enfants
• LA CARTHOGRAPHIE DES GROUPES ARMES DE NOTRE RAYON D'ACTION

GROUPE ARME RESPONSABLE TERRITOIRE LOCALITE GROUPE TRIBAL
Raiya Mutomboki Mosombo Shabunda Matala Warega et batali
Raiya Mukombozi ? Shabunda Matili Warega
Gumino Col.Tawimbi Haut-plateaux de Fizi,Mwenga,Uvira Kajembwe Banyamulenge
Mai-Mai Shikito Maj.Aimé Mwinyi Fizi Kilembwe Wabembe
Mai-Mai Col.Mulumba Fizi Kagembe Wabembe
Mai-Mai Bishambuke Col.Shoshi Fizi Milimba/Karumyo Banyindu
Mai-Mai Alleluia Col. Yakotumba Fizi Nganja Wabembe
Mai-Mai Col.Mupekenya Uvira Magunda Bambuti/Pygmées
FDLR/Interahamwe ? Uvira,Mwenga,Fizi,Kalehe,Shabunda ???????? Utus Rwandais
Mai-Mai Col.Kashologozi Uvira Kajembwe Bafuliru
Mai-Mai Mushombe Uvira Bijombo Bafuliru
Mai-Mai Ponda Uvira Muranvia Banyindu
Mai-Mai Pandisha Uvira Nkango Bavira
Mai-Mai Nyakaliba Mwenga Mibunda Wabembe

- Mwenga Foret d’Itombwe Rwandais
FNL/Burundais - Mwenga Foret d’Itombwe Burundais
Mai-Mai Col.AOCHI Mwenga Kipupu Wabembe
Disssidants FARDC Col.Kahasha Walungu Mulume munene Bashi et autres
FDLR /Interahamwe ? Kalehe Parc de Kahuzi Rwandais
M23 Col. Senanda Uvira Muranvia Banyamulenge
Dissident FARDC Col.Abedi Uvira Lemera Bafuliru
Mai-Ma Nyantura ????? Kalehe ?????? Batembo

CONCLUSION
L'organisation NGABO vise a rétablir le droit de l'homme en République démocratique du Congo en vulgarisant des lois relatives aux droits des femmes et des enfants que nous considérons comme gage de la paix et du développement socio-économique .Notre démarche étant participative ,elle insiste les victimes, une fois formées se libérer elles-mêmes du joug de la coutume, de la religion ainsi que sous d'autres formes de servitudes liées a l'ignorance.

English translation by community member Marie-France Gozzo

Learn More About Our Organization

NGABO association
WOMEN ASSOCIATION FOR THE PROTECTION OF HUMAN RIGHTS AND DEVELOPMENT
E-mail: ngaboasbl@gmail.com / brigittemawazo@gmail.com
Tel: +243 997280029, +243 859364063
Av.EPLumumba / common Ibanda No. III
Bukavu / RDCONGO
CHAP: I PRESENTATION OF THE ORGANIZATION
1.1 THE LEGAL REPRESENTATIVES.
No. NAME & POST-FUNCTION NAME Contacts E-mail
1 243 853 154 957 Godelive Ntumba President godentumba@gmail.com
2 Brigitte Mawazo Executive Secretary 243 997 280 029 brigittemawazo@gmail.com
3 Elisabeth Fundi Officer +243 970020154 program elisabethfundi@yahoo.fr
1.2. AREAS OF INTERVENTION
1. Civic Education: Extension of laws relating to the rights of women and children.
2. Gender and Development: Humanitarian Action for the Advancement of Women and Children.
3. Community Santee preventive, curative and promotional actions.
. 1.3 SCOPE OF ACTION
1. The High and Middle Plateaux of Fizi-Itombwe: Focal Points: Minembwe Mikenge
2. Rural Shabunda: Focal Points: Lusenge
3. Rural Kalehe: Focal Points: Bunyakikiri
CHAP II ISSUE
II.1.GENERALITES ON HUMAN RIGHTS IN DR CONGO
Numerous reports from national and international experts clearly demonstrate that our country DRC has reached the highest level of rape and violation of human rights. It is indisputable that a country at war is accused of all crimes, because the war, being the main cause, is being prolonged and ramified in changing forms. The wars in our country have been commonly called:
A. Wars of liberation.
B. Wars of self-defense - popular.
C. Wars to reclaim lands, grades or functions.
D. Wars of positioning.
All these forms of war are veritable schools of violence against the weakest members of society who are women and children.
In addition to this, there are antiquated cultures, and machismo based religious practices that contribute to the alienation of people who are ignorant of their rights. Ignorance of the laws relating to human rights is therefore considered to be the greatest scourge which our organization would tackle by engaging more in the popularization of such laws. People who know their rights are better equipped and motivated in the fight for liberation against all forms of servitude which might be imposed upon them.

II.2. OUR APPROACH
A. Our goal is to help in the fight against all forms of violence against women and children by involving all the communities. This is a participatory and community outreach approach. The victims will only engage in their own liberation when their rights and the appropriate methods to claim those rights have been explained to them.
B. Our vision is to achieve a balanced, egalitarian society where women and children are respected, with their rights restored. This balance is a pledge of socio-economic development and sustainable peace in DR. Congo and throughout the southern-region of the Great Lakes-Africans.
C. Our methodology: it varies according to levels of education, age, environment, s ex. In general, we proceed by: Focus groups, lectures and debates, theater and skits, broadcasts, occasional lessons, sermons in churches, banners, flyers, banners, seminars ......
II.3. The expected results
• In the short term.
With all our activities, we will see a raising of collective awareness in regards to the state of being of women and children and of respect of their rights, formerly ignored or flouted. The internalization of these laws and awareness will push towards concrete acts of self-liberation.
• In the medium term.
A beneficial commitment by communities to claim their rights, change habits and cultures, and attitudes.
• In long term.
Significant reduction in the violations of human rights and women and children in particular. The restoration of an egalitarian society based on respect for the rights of every social stratum. The full and integral development of the community.

Chap.III. SOME CASES OF VIOLATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS AND CHILD BRIDES IN OUR RANGE ACTION
Our assessment of our mission regarding the situation of women and children in our area of intervention is as follows:
• The early marriage and abduction (Highlands Fizi-Itombwe)
• The use of children in armed groups (Highlands Fizi-Itombwe, Shabunda Bunyakiri)
• The widow sex slaves (Highlands Fizi-Itombwe)
• Children shepherds (Highlands Fizi-Itombwe)
• Children Baby Sitter (Highlands Fizi-itombwep, Shabunda Bunyakiri)
• Carriers children (Highlands Fizi-Itombwe)
• Polygamy (Shabunda )
• The phenomenon Ndogondogo: high school girls (Shabunda Bunyakiri, Bukavu).
• Sexually transmitted points. (Shabunda Bunyakiri, Bukavu)
• Ignorance of women with respect to disease transmission. (Bunyakiri Shabunda)
• Health of women and children at risk (Bunyakiri Shabunda)
• Lack of latrines (Bunyakiri Highlands )
• Lack of appropriate health infrastructure (Bunyakiri Shabunda)
• Non-potable water (Bunyakiri Highlands, Shabunda)
• Many cases of sexual violence (Bunyakiri Shabunda Highlands)
• Flourishing of army groups that violate women and recruit children
CARTHOGRAPHIE • THE GROUP OF WEAPONS OF OUR RANGE of ACTION
GROUPE Armes RESPONSIBLE Territoires Localita GROUPE TRIBAL
Raiya Mutomboki Mosombo Shabunda Matala et Warega batali
Raiya Mukombozi? Shabunda Matili Warega
Gumino Col.Tawimbi-Haut Plateaux of Fizi, Mwenga, Uvira Kajembwe Banyamulenge
from Mai-Mai Shikito Maj.Aimé Mwinyi Fizi Kilembwe Wabembe
Mai-Mai Col.Mulumba Fizi Kagembe Wabembe
Mai-Mai Bishambuke Col.Shoshi Fizi Milimba / Karumyo Banyindu
Mai-Mai Alleluia Col. Yakotumba Fizi Nganja Wabembe
Mai-Mai Col.Mupekenya Uvira Magunda Bambuti / Pygmées
FDLR / Interahamwe? Uvira, Mwenga, Fizi, Kaleh, Shabunda???????? UTUS Rwandais
Mai-Mai Col.Kashologozi Uvira Kajembwe Bafuliru
Mai-Mai Mushombe Uvira Bijombo Bafuliru
Mai-Mai Ponda Uvira Muranvia Banyindu
Mai-Mai Pandisha Uvira Nkango Bavira
Mai-Mai Nyakaliba Mwenga Mibunda Wabembe
- Mwenga Foret d’Itombwe Rwandais
FNL/Burundais - Mwenga Foret d’Itombwe Burundais
Mai-Mai Col.AOCHI Mwenga Kipupu Wabembe
Disssidants FARDC Col.Kahasha Walungu Mulume munene Bashi et autres
FDLR /Interahamwe ? Kalehe Parc de Kahuzi Rwandais
M23 Col. Senanda Uvira Muranvia Banyamulenge
Dissident FARDC Col.Abedi Uvira Lemera Bafuliru
Mai-Ma Nyantura ????? Kalehe ?????? Batembo
CONCLUSION
The organization, NGABO, aims to restore human rights in the Democratic Republic of Congo by popularizing laws on the rights of women and children, which we consider as a pledge of peace and socio-economic development. Our approach, which is participatory, compels the victims to become informed, and once informed, they can free themselves from the yoke of custom, religion and other forms of easements which stem from ignorance.

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Marie-France Gozzo's picture

Encore merci

Chere Madame Mawazo,
Nous vous remercions encore une fois pour votre participation à World Puls, et tout votre travaille comme coordinatrice de NGABO asbl. Tout ce que vous faites pour vos soeurs en RD Congo est inspirant et, en plus, sert à éduquer vos soeurs dans l’ouest. Pour nous, les problèmes que vous vivez tout les jours sont inimaginables. Merci d’avoir le courage d’en parler.
Avec vous en solidarité,
Votre famille a World Puls

Brigitte Mawazo Kyalondawa's picture

je vous remercie

Merci
Nous lutterons jusqu'au bout.
Rendez -vous sur VOF week 3
Merci

BRIGITTE MAWAZO

Translation: April 2, 2013 Learn More About Our Organization

NGABO association
WOMEN ASSOCIATION FOR THE PROTECTION OF HUMAN RIGHTS AND DEVELOPMENT
E-mail: ngaboasbl@gmail.com / brigittemawazo@gmail.com
Tel: +243 997280029, +243 859364063
Av.EPLumumba / common Ibanda No. III
Bukavu / RDCONGO
CHAP: I PRESENTATION OF THE ORGANIZATION
1.1 THE LEGAL REPRESENTATIVES.
No. NAME & POST-FUNCTION NAME Contacts E-mail
1 243 853 154 957 Godelive Ntumba President godentumba@gmail.com
2 Brigitte Mawazo Executive Secretary 243 997 280 029 brigittemawazo@gmail.com
3 Elisabeth Fundi Officer +243 970020154 program elisabethfundi@yahoo.fr
1.2. AREAS OF INTERVENTION
1. Civic Education: Extension of laws relating to the rights of women and children.
2. Gender and Development: Humanitarian Action for the Advancement of Women and Children.
3. Community Santee preventive, curative and promotional actions.
. 1.3 SCOPE OF ACTION
1. The High and Middle Plateaux of Fizi-Itombwe: Focal Points: Minembwe Mikenge
2. Rural Shabunda: Focal Points: Lusenge
3. Rural Kalehe: Focal Points: Bunyakikiri
CHAP II ISSUE
II.1.GENERALITES ON HUMAN RIGHTS IN DR CONGO
Numerous reports from national and international experts clearly demonstrate that our country DRC has reached the highest level of rape and violation of human rights. It is indisputable that a country at war is accused of all crimes, because the war, being the main cause, is being prolonged and ramified in changing forms. The wars in our country have been commonly called:
A. Wars of liberation.
B. Wars of self-defense - popular.
C. Wars to reclaim lands, grades or functions.
D. Wars of positioning.
All these forms of war are veritable schools of violence against the weakest members of society who are women and children.
In addition to this, there are antiquated cultures, and machismo based religious practices that contribute to the alienation of people who are ignorant of their rights. Ignorance of the laws relating to human rights is therefore considered to be the greatest scourge which our organization would tackle by engaging more in the popularization of such laws. People who know their rights are better equipped and motivated in the fight for liberation against all forms of servitude which might be imposed upon them.
II.2. OUR APPROACH
A. Our goal is to help in the fight against all forms of violence against women and children by involving all the communities. This is a participatory and community outreach approach. The victims will only engage in their own liberation when their rights and the appropriate methods to claim those rights have been explained to them.
B. Our vision is to achieve a balanced, egalitarian society where women and children are respected, with their rights restored. This balance is a pledge of socio-economic development and sustainable peace in DR. Congo and throughout the southern-region of the Great Lakes-Africans.
C. Our methodology: it varies according to levels of education, age, environment, s ex. In general, we proceed by: Focus groups, lectures and debates, theater and skits, broadcasts, occasional lessons, sermons in churches, banners, flyers, banners, seminars ......
II.3. The expected results
• In the short term.
With all our activities, we will see a raising of collective awareness in regards to the state of being of women and children and of respect of their rights, formerly ignored or flouted. The internalization of these laws and awareness will push towards concrete acts of self-liberation.
• In the medium term.
A beneficial commitment by communities to claim their rights, change habits and cultures, and attitudes.
• In long term.
Significant reduction in the violations of human rights and women and children in particular. The restoration of an egalitarian society based on respect for the rights of every social stratum. The full and integral development of the community.
Chap.III. SOME CASES OF VIOLATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS AND CHILD BRIDES IN OUR RANGE ACTION
Our assessment of our mission regarding the situation of women and children in our area of intervention is as follows:
• The early marriage and abduction (Highlands Fizi-Itombwe)
• The use of children in armed groups (Highlands Fizi-Itombwe, Shabunda Bunyakiri)
• The widow sex slaves (Highlands Fizi-Itombwe)
• Children shepherds (Highlands Fizi-Itombwe)
• Children Baby Sitter (Highlands Fizi-itombwep, Shabunda Bunyakiri)
• Carriers children (Highlands Fizi-Itombwe)
• Polygamy (Shabunda )
• The phenomenon Ndogondogo: high school girls (Shabunda Bunyakiri, Bukavu).
• Sexually transmitted points. (Shabunda Bunyakiri, Bukavu)
• Ignorance of women with respect to disease transmission. (Bunyakiri Shabunda)
• Health of women and children at risk (Bunyakiri Shabunda)
• Lack of latrines (Bunyakiri Highlands )
• Lack of appropriate health infrastructure (Bunyakiri Shabunda)
• Non-potable water (Bunyakiri Highlands, Shabunda)
• Many cases of sexual violence (Bunyakiri Shabunda Highlands)
• Flourishing of army groups that violate women and recruit children
CARTHOGRAPHIE • THE GROUP OF WEAPONS OF OUR RANGE of ACTION
GROUPE Armes RESPONSIBLE Territoires Localita GROUPE TRIBAL
Raiya Mutomboki Mosombo Shabunda Matala et Warega batali
Raiya Mukombozi? Shabunda Matili Warega
Gumino Col.Tawimbi-Haut Plateaux of Fizi, Mwenga, Uvira Kajembwe Banyamulenge
from Mai-Mai Shikito Maj.Aimé Mwinyi Fizi Kilembwe Wabembe
Mai-Mai Col.Mulumba Fizi Kagembe Wabembe
Mai-Mai Bishambuke Col.Shoshi Fizi Milimba / Karumyo Banyindu
Mai-Mai Alleluia Col. Yakotumba Fizi Nganja Wabembe
Mai-Mai Col.Mupekenya Uvira Magunda Bambuti / Pygmées
FDLR / Interahamwe? Uvira, Mwenga, Fizi, Kaleh, Shabunda???????? UTUS Rwandais
Mai-Mai Col.Kashologozi Uvira Kajembwe Bafuliru
Mai-Mai Mushombe Uvira Bijombo Bafuliru
Mai-Mai Ponda Uvira Muranvia Banyindu
Mai-Mai Pandisha Uvira Nkango Bavira
Mai-Mai Nyakaliba Mwenga Mibunda Wabembe
- Mwenga Foret d’Itombwe Rwandais
FNL/Burundais - Mwenga Foret d’Itombwe Burundais
Mai-Mai Col.AOCHI Mwenga Kipupu Wabembe
Disssidants FARDC Col.Kahasha Walungu Mulume munene Bashi et autres
FDLR /Interahamwe ? Kalehe Parc de Kahuzi Rwandais
M23 Col. Senanda Uvira Muranvia Banyamulenge
Dissident FARDC Col.Abedi Uvira Lemera Bafuliru
Mai-Ma Nyantura ????? Kalehe ?????? Batembo
CONCLUSION
The organization, NGABO, aims to restore human rights in the Democratic Republic of Congo by popularizing laws on the rights of women and children, which we consider as a pledge of peace and socio-economic development. Our approach, which is participatory, compels the victims to become informed, and once informed, they can free themselves from the yoke of custom, religion and other forms of easements which stem from ignorance.

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