On the occasion of World Menstrual Hygiene Day, I call on all Congolese to act NOW and EFFECTIVELY.
In the wake of woman month, Julie devotes a poem to the women of the world. This woman, of whom she speaks, refers to her mother today, and perhaps to herself tomorrow.
Merveille, Chil Reporter, tells about her daily fight for gender equality. Let’s not forget how important this issue still is in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
This is the story of Shukuru, a 13-year-old girl who is a student in the 4th year of primary school. A victim of discrimination, she was unable to start school at 6 years of age like her brothers.
Walking in my neighborhood in Bunia, I met Amina, 17 years old. The young girl, who became a mother at the age of 16, tells us her story with sadness.
YOUNG REPORTER – Every child must go to school and be able to eat as much as he needs no matter what his family situation is.
Merveille, A 17 year old Young-Reporter from Kinshasa calls to end Child Marriage in DRC.
Ruth is a Young Reporter in DRC’s Equateur Province and one cause that she is particularly committed to is that of child marriage. Figures, observations, recommendations, she’s researched the subject extremely well. Make sure you read her article!
Rachel is a young reporter. She is particularly engaged in the fight against child marriage. She tells us about her meeting with Brigitte who was married at the age of 13.
In DRC, 43% of women (aged 25-49) are married before 18. Emeraude, young reporter from southern DRC, investigates the issue of early marriage.