Democratic Republic of Congo

RISE4JUSTICE BLOG: CONGO RISING: WHAT IS JUSTICE FOR THE WOMEN OF SONGO MBOYO? BY JESSICA NEUWIRTH

Published: 17 January 2014 > Democratic Republic of Congo

The author of this blog, Jessica Neuwirth, served as Coordinator of the UN High-Level Panel on Remedies and Reparations for Victims of Sexual Violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo.  This panel travelled across the Democratic Republic of Congo from 27 September to 13 October 2010, meeting with 61 survivors of…

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Eve’s Update From City of Joy: “The women will rise.”

Published: 3 September 2013 > Democratic Republic of Congo

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BUKAVU, AUGUST 2013 The red dust swallows everything, coats the roofs and goats and faces of dazed children who lean out on Essence Road. The dust which begs for water where there is no water, for shelter where there are no windows or doors. The dust that is spread in…

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