TESTIMONY – François*, 17, has just returned from the war zones in Kasai. He was one of the 500 registered cases of children used as combatants in the ongoing fighting which started in Dibaya, one of the Province’s territories.
GUEST BLOGGER – In Tanganyika, in the midst of the intercommunity conflict between the Pygmies and the Bantu, dozens of children exchange their classrooms for the self-defence militia ranks. Our guest blogger met with Rose, a 14 years old girl fighting in a militia.
GUEST BLOGGER – For years in Tanganyika, an intercommunity conflict divides pygmees and bantus. The women and children are the first victims of the clashes. Even more: hundreds of children find themselves on the front lines of the self-defense groups.
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.
Guest blogger – We do not hear often about education in the DRC, yet this is the basis of any society. Documentary in the Virungas.
Coach Florent Ibengé takes part in a campaign for promoting birth registration in Kinshasa.
One of the national journalists contributing with UNICEF DRC tells us the story of the children present at the 70th anniversary commemoration events.
PRONANUT and UNICEF advocate in favour of the creation of Breastfeeding-Friendly spaces in companies.4 November 2015
Kinshasa, 18 August (ACP) – The Director of the National Nutrition Programme (PRONANUT), Jean-Pierre Banea, and the Head of the Nutrition Section at UNICEF DRC, Eric Alain Ategbo, for the …