PHOTO REPORT – Mambote Primary School’s student club, created last year with the goal of promoting equality between boys and girls, aimed towards togetherness, and bringing the students to raise awareness within their families and friends about gender questions.
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.
YOUNG REPORTER – We made an encounter with an exceptional woman: Ivonne. She is forty years old, and a mother of eight children. She is very determined to support the needs of her children.
PHOTO REPORT – More than 20,000 child soldiers have been freed from armed forces and groups in the DRC over the last 10 years. Discover the story, doubt and certainties of former Kasai child soldiers.
Child labour in the DRC remains a pressing issue. Five youths from Goma (east of DR Congo), denounce the exploitations and abuses they suffered.
GUESTBLOGGER – At 10 years of age, George must break stones to support his family. Our guest blogger wondered about the problem of child labor in DRC and went to meet George: he shares his story with you.
CHILD REPORTER -A birth certificate allows children to be recognized as Congolese citizens and protects them against violations of their fundamental rights.
One important aspect of being a woman that is often neglected is menstruation. Menstrual hygiene, a matter of education?