YOUNG REPORTER – 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. I was really touched by her story.
EDUCATION – Thanks to the intervention of a community facilitator, little Antoinette has gone back to school: she now dreams of being a nurse to relieve people’s pain.
PHOTO STORY- In the province of Kwilu, tradition has so far prevailed over education. Young girls drop out of school and are precociously married. Faced with this situation, the New Dynamics of Women’s Youth, NGO partner of UNICEF, does not lower the arm to promote education in Kwilu to the detriment of the traditions. Unpublished report of our Photographer Gwenn Dubourthoumieu.
PHOTO STORY- In Sampiere, a small village to the east of Bandundu, people gathered to follow a comedy about the fight against child marriage in Kwilu. The UNICEF DRC reporter followed them.
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.
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.
PRESS RELEASE – In order to realise the humanitarian response in the Democratic Republic of the Congo in 2017, UNICEF is launching a call for funds to the amount of 119,125 million US dollars within the framework of its publication, Humanitarian Action for Children 2017.
BEST OF 2016 – Goma was a stop of the tour of the Princess of Hanover in DRC. S.A.R. supports the reintegration of children affected by violence by a capoeira project.
PROTECTION – Dr Claudine and her colleagues at the Karibuni wa Mama Medical Centre in Ituri province show exemplary devotion to helping the victims of sexual violence.
The International Day of the Girl was celebrated on 11th October 2016 at the Salango Institute in the Air Congo district of Mbandaka commune with the international theme of “Girls’ …