DR Congo: Healing Through Education

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DRC has been living through cyclic wars for more than 15 years. Women and girls have been raped, gang-raped once or repetitively. Some were infected with HIV/AIDS, others got unwanted pregnancies that produced fatherless children. COFAPRI helps with the education of such children...

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DR Congo: Working for Women And Peace, Amid Fears of War

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People are living great fear of the war that is ravaging North Kivu province.

Our coordinators travel long distances, on foot, in the mountainous villages of the DRC, to be with COFAPRI members, helping to empower women and girls, and end the cycle of violence.

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DR Congo: Boys Show Support for Their Mothers in Women's Group

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Update from COFAPRI - Safeworld Field Partner in DR Congo:

The boys expressed their feeling of joy when they help their mothers:

"Our mothers suffer a lot in the home; they seek wood, fetch water and cook food for us. Now we must help them in this activity so that they can get time to do house activities."

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