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The Day Women of the Congo Seized Control of the Internet

The day the rebels seized the large town of Goma, threatening to ignite more bloodshed and misery in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, I couldn’t stop pacing and shaking. Read More »

"The world must wake up and listen to these women who have broken through suffocating radio silence to have discovered not only their voices, but the means of transmission.”

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FROM CONGO: We Want Our Hero Back, NOW!

The October 25th assassination attempt on Dr. … Read More»

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DRC: A Woman’s Revolutionist Mind

After soldiers targeted her daughter, Neema contemplates a radical and miraculous response: love. Read More »

"Why have I been afraid to speak about love and forgiveness?"

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Congo’s Rainforest – Demanding to be Valued

We talk a lot about the new Congo we are envisioning. Mostly we’ve spoken of its heart, its capacity, its inclusive, supportive, embracing bent. But there’s so much more we are anticipating. … Read More»

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Failed States: Give Women A Chance!

Early this week, I started reading the Failed State Index 2012 – an annual, globally recognized and accepted report prepared by the Washington DC- based organization Fund For … Read More»

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DR CONGO’s JOURNEY FROM CONFLICTED TO DEVELOPING NATION: The Risk is in the Proposition

Imagine a country with enough wealth to pay off all U.S. creditors, and still have enough in the vault to fund their economy for an entire year. … Read More»

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DR CONGO: Fighting Evil from Inside Hell

In one of the world’s worst regions to be a woman, radio personality Chouchou Namegabe is inspiring a revolution of strength and healing. She speaks with local World Pulse correspondent BlueSky on what it will take for women to break the silence on Congo's rape epidemic. Read More »

“I remember when we didn’t have a word for rape in Swahili.”

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Offer: Project: Providing ECCAS with Support for Implementation of a Regional Project for Peace and Security

Terms of Reference (TOR) 1- General Information … Read More»

End Violence in the Congo: Call for a US Special Envoy

The Democratic Republic of Congo continues to be embroiled in the deadliest conflict since World War II, violence that has been notoriously brutal on the nation’s women. Read More »

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For the Girl in the Purple Dress and Red Sandals

Tonight I was invited to read at a Zonta International Humanitarian event. Proceeds will help strengthen services and programs for UNICEF, Safer Cities for Women and to the Liberia Fistula Program. … Read More»

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