CHILD REPORTER – My colleague José and I, Melina, are 16 years old. We are child reporters in Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of Congo. We decided to go meet child street vendors in the streets of our town. Why are they working instead of studying? This is our report.
PHOTO STORY – Are men and women sharing tasks in DRC ? Innocent decided to change ! He is now a family man : he manage the money and discuss things with his wife !
PHOTO REPORT – Charline and Gabriel’s prime reason for wanting to register their marriage in the Registry Office was to benefit from a protection of the state, should they ever separate or if one of the spouses passed away.
KEY FIGURES – New data on education, reproductive health, involvement in household decision-making and the manner in which young women perceive physical and sexual violence show a noticeable empowerment of girls in the DRC.
ONLINE EXHIBITION – Gender equality is often not a reality in the DRC. Find out our work and efforts to reduce gender inequalities and violence.
PHOTO STORY – Anoy Ngolor, the “Mfumu Nkento” is committed to the fight for gender equality and fight against early marriages in her jurisdiction. Now, women are more involved in taking local decisions!
PHOTO STORY – “I was elected because I am brave,” proclaimed Ebangila Mbo with pride while putting on her school uniform: a white shirt and a marine blue skirt, on which a badge is attached at the neck by a blue cord. The badge is a distinctive sign of her status as the Minister of her School Club.
CHILD REPORTER – Disguised begging continues to grow. Numerous children are looking for a giving hand in Kiwanja, an important city at about 70 kilometres North of Goma. Not acting as adults would do, children proceed in their own way…
YOUNG REPORTER – UNICEF organised an art competition for artists of the Academy of Fine Arts, on the occasion of its 70th anniversary. The competition aimed to depict children’s rights in the DRC in works of art.
PROTECTION – The Lualaba provincial authorities in former Katanga province call on women and children to leave the quarries and mines. This appeal was made at the end of 2016 and is part of the struggle to mobilise those concerned since no viable alternative is made available to them.