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Democratic Republic of the Congo

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I WANT MY MOM

This is the story of a Congolese girl who, while literallly running, fleeing from the soldiers together with the rest of her town was separated in the chaos from her mother and little brother, lef … Read More»

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Male Rape in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

This link is to an article/video which discusses the often unpublicized act of rape against men refugees of the DRC. What are you feelings on the subject? … Read More»

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A Little Lighter Side

Below is an article which I think is a good read because it shows that despite the atrocities in the DRC, there are still some things that represent "some" normalcy-Focus on the positive, but actively … Read More»

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Congo TV station closed by officials

This is a recent update from the Eastern Congo Initiative via Facebook. … Read More»

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The UN extends its peacekeeping mandate in the DRC

Last week, Reuters reported that The U.N. … Read More»

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What small things can we do at home to help the Democratic Republic of the Congo?

As I lay in my bed last night, thinking about if I had made my difference in the world for the day, I could not help but to feel like I could do more. … Read More»

Democratic Republic of the Congo

A group to post and discuss ideas for change in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Nancy Fritsche Eagan's picture

What about the rest of us?

I was outraged in reading the New York Times on Monday by the story of the gang-raping of at least 200 women in Luvungi in the Democratic Republic of Congo. One was an 80 year-old grandmother. … Read More»

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What Did UN Peacekeepers Know About the Mass Rape in DRC?

Only twenty miles from where UN Peacekeepers are based in the Democratic Republic of Congo, as war rages forth, at least 179 women and young children in a community of villages were gang-raped, some i … Read More»

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