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INFORMATION SUR LES DROITS DES FEMMES

Rappelant que les droits de la femme sont reconnus et garantis par tous les instruments internationaux relatifs aux droits de l’homme, notamment, la Convention sur l’élimination de toutes les formes de discrimination à l’égard des femmes et son Protocol facultatif, la Charte Africaine des droits et du bien être de l’enfant et tous les autres conventions et pactes internationaux relatifs aux droits de la femme, en tant que droits humains ;inaliénables ;interdépendants et invisibles, World Pulse veut éveiller toutes les femmes du monde entier afin qu’elles parviennent à revendiquer leurs droits qui sont aujourd’hui violés.
Reconnaissant que, le rôle crucial de la femme dans la préservation des valeurs, est basé sur les principes d’égalité, de paix, de liberté, de dignité, de justice, de solidarité et de démocratie ;
Nous femmes, filles de World Pulse/D.R CONGO, nous combattons la discrimination faite à l’egard des femmes sous toutes ses formes , en adoptant les mesures appropriés aux plans legislatif, institutionnel et autre.
De ce fait, nous voulons :
• Intégrer les préoccupations des femmes dans leurs décisions politiques, législatives, plans, programmes et activités de développement ainsi que dans tous les autres domaines de la vie ;
• prendre des mesures correctives et positives dans les domaines où des discriminations de droit et de fait à l’égard des femmes continuent d’exister ;
• appuyer les initiatives locales, nationales, régionales et continentales visant à éradiquer toutes les formes de discrimination à l’égard de la femme ;
• prévenir et condamner le trafic de femmes, poursuivre les auteurs de ce trafic et protéger les femmes les plus exposées à ce risque ;
• Interdire toute expériences médicales ou scientifiques sur les femmes sans leur consentement en toute connaissance de cause ;
• Réprimer les auteurs de la violence faite à l’égard des femmes ;
• Promouvoir activement l’éducation à la paix à travers des programmes d’enseignement et de communication sociale en vue de l’éradication des éléments contenus dans les croyances et les attitudes traditionnelles et culturelles, des pratiques et stéréotypes qui légitiment et exacerbent la persistance et la tolérance de la violence faite à l’égard de la femme ;
• Identifier les causes et les conséquences des violences faites contre les femmes et prendre des mesures appropriées pour les prévenir et les éliminer ;
• Adopter et renforcer les lois interdisant toutes formes de violence faite aux femmes, y compris les rapports sexuels non désirés ou forcés, qu’elles aient lieu en public ou en privé ;
• Interdire par des meures législatives assortie des sanctions, toutes formes de mutilation génitale féminine, la scarification, la médicalisation et la para-médicalisation des mutilations génitales féminines et toutes les autres pratiques néfastes ;
• Que la femme et l’homme contribuent conjointement à la sauvegarde des intérêts de la famille, à la protection et à l’éducation de leurs enfants ;
• Apporter le soutien nécessaire aux femmes victimes des pratiques néfastes en leur assurant les services de base, tels que les services de santé, l’assistance juridique et judiciaire, les conseils, l’encadrement adéquat ainsi que la formation professionnelle pour leur permettre de se prendre en charge.
Ensuite, nous femmes de World Pulse/D.R CONGO, nous souhaitons qu’il y ait :
 L’accès effectif des femmes à l’assistance et aux services juridiques et judiciaires ;
 L’appui aux initiatives locales, nationales, regionales et continentales visant à donner aux femmes l’accès à l’assistance et aux services judiciaires
 La formation des organes chargés de l’application de la loi à tous les niveaux pour qu’ils puissent interpréter et appliquer effectivement l’égalité des droits entre l’homme et la femme.
Nous voulons en fin, par la voix des femmes World Pulse/D.R Congo, que les femmes puissent participer à toutes les élections sans aucune discrimination, afin qu’elles soient des partenaires égales des hommes à tous les niveaux de l’élaboration et de la mise en œuvre des politiques et des programmes de développement de l’Etat ; qu’elles participent aussi aux mécanismes et aux processus de prévention, de gestion et de règlement des conflits aux niveaux local, national , régional, continental et international, ainsi que dans tous les aspects de la planification, de la formulation et de la mise en œuvre des programmes de reconstruction et de réhabilitation post-conflits.

English translation by community member heidigjr

Information on Women’s Rights

Keep in mind that all international treaties related to human rights recognize and guarantee women’s rights - notably, the UN Convention to Eliminate All Forms of Discrimination Against Women and its Optional Protocol, the African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child, and all of the other conventions and international pacts related to women’s rights as part of human rights. Inalienable, interdependent and invisible, World Pulse wants to awaken all the women around the world, so that they can assert their rights that are being violated today.

Recognize that the crucial role of women in safeguarding these values is based on the principles of equality, peace, freedom, dignity, justice, solidarity and democracy. Us women and girls of World Pulse / DR Congo, we fight all types of discrimination against women by adopting measures appropriate in legislative plans, institutional or otherwise.

Consequently, we want:

to integrate the concerns of women in political decisions, legislation, plans, programs and development activities like in all other parts of life;
to take corrective and positive measures in fields where discrimination against women still exist;
to support local, national, regional and continental initiatives that seek to eradicate all types of discrimination against women;
to prevent and condemn the trafficking of women, to prosecute those who engage in this trafficking and to protect the women who are most at risk;
to prohibit any and all medical and scientific experiments on women without their full informed consent;
to crack down on those who engage in women’s violence;
to actively promote education and peace through teaching and social programs with a view to eradicate traditional and cultural beliefs, attitudes, practices and stereotypes that legitimizes and exacerbates the persistence and the tolerance of women’s violence;
to identify the causes and the consequences of women’s violence and to take the appropriate measures for prevention and elimination;
to adopt and enforce laws that prohibit all forms of women’s violence, including unwanted or forced sexual relationships, regardless of whether it takes place in public or in private settings;
to prohibit by matching sanctions in legislative measures, all forms of female genital mutilation: scarification, medicalization and para-medicalization and all other harmful practices;
to have women and men alike contribute equally to safeguard the interests of the family, and to the protection and education of their children;
to provide the necessary support to female victims of these harmful practices. Ensuring basic services such as legal assistance, healthcare, and counseling, providing an adequate framework and vocational training will allow these women to take charge of their lives.

Next, us women of World Pulse / DR Congo, we hope that there be:

Universal access to legal assistance and services for women;
Support for local, national, regional and continental initiatives that aims to give women said access;
Formation of a body in charge of applying the law at all levels so that they have the power to interpret and effectively implement equal rights between men and women.

Finally, we want, through the woman's voice at World Pulse / DR Congo, that women can participate in all elections without any discrimination, so that they are equal partners of men at all levels of the development and implementation of policies and developmental programs of the State; that they also participate in the mechanisms and process of conflict prevention, management and settlement at local, national, regional, continental and international levels, as well as in all aspects of planning, formulation and implementation of reconstruction and post-conflict rehabilitation programs.

Comments

Susan K.A.'s picture

Merci!

Merci d'avoir partagé ça! Il s'agit d'un manifeste éloquent dans la défense des droits des femmes et un puissant appel à l'action.

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KASINDI BULAMBO's picture

MERCI

Je vous remercie d'avoir lu et apprécier mon Journal. ça va me permettre aussi de continuer à être la voix d'autres femmes pour qu'elles se mettent à l'action dans la défense de leurs droits.

kasindi

Bien écrit ma sœur nous te remercions de ce courage qui nous donne des informations importantes sur les droits de la femme et donc continuons la lutte pour être la voix d'autres femmes.

arianemoza

heidigjr's picture

Merci!

Merci de partager les problèmes de la femme congolaise dans votre journal exhaustif. Vous avez écrit bien ce que les femmes veulent en Congo. Qu'est-ce que la première étape pour les femmes et comment les femmes font le premier pas?

heidigjr

heidigjr's picture

Translation

Information on Women’s Rights

Keep in mind that all international treaties related to human rights recognize and guarantee women’s rights - notably, the UN Convention to Eliminate All Forms of Discrimination Against Women and its Optional Protocol, the African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child, and all of the other conventions and international pacts related to women’s rights as part of human rights. Inalienable, interdependent and invisible, World Pulse wants to awaken all the women around the world, so that they can assert their rights that are being violated today.

Recognize that the crucial role of women in safeguarding these values is based on the principles of equality, peace, freedom, dignity, justice, solidarity and democracy. Us women and girls of World Pulse / DR Congo, we fight all types of discrimination against women by adopting measures appropriate in legislative plans, institutional or otherwise.

Consequently, we want:

to integrate the concerns of women in political decisions, legislation, plans, programs and development activities like in all other parts of life;
to take corrective and positive measures in fields where discrimination against women still exist;
to support local, national, regional and continental initiatives that seek to eradicate all types of discrimination against women;
to prevent and condemn the trafficking of women, to prosecute those who engage in this trafficking and to protect the women who are most at risk;
to prohibit any and all medical and scientific experiments on women without their full informed consent;
to crack down on those who engage in women’s violence;
to actively promote education and peace through teaching and social programs with a view to eradicate traditional and cultural beliefs, attitudes, practices and stereotypes that legitimizes and exacerbates the persistence and the tolerance of women’s violence;
to identify the causes and the consequences of women’s violence and to take the appropriate measures for prevention and elimination;
to adopt and enforce laws that prohibit all forms of women’s violence, including unwanted or forced sexual relationships, regardless of whether it takes place in public or in private settings;
to prohibit by matching sanctions in legislative measures, all forms of female genital mutilation: scarification, medicalization and para-medicalization and all other harmful practices;
to have women and men alike contribute equally to safeguard the interests of the family, and to the protection and education of their children;
to provide the necessary support to female victims of these harmful practices. Ensuring basic services such as legal assistance, healthcare, and counseling, providing an adequate framework and vocational training will allow these women to take charge of their lives.

Next, us women of World Pulse / DR Congo, we hope that there be:

Universal access to legal assistance and services for women;
Support for local, national, regional and continental initiatives that aims to give women said access;
Formation of a body in charge of applying the law at all levels so that they have the power to interpret and effectively implement equal rights between men and women.

Finally, we want, through the woman's voice at World Pulse / DR Congo, that women can participate in all elections without any discrimination, so that they are equal partners of men at all levels of the development and implementation of policies and developmental programs of the State; that they also participate in the mechanisms and process of conflict prevention, management and settlement at local, national, regional, continental and international levels, as well as in all aspects of planning, formulation and implementation of reconstruction and post-conflict rehabilitation programs.

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