In Mbandaka, a city in the Equator Province, social assistance is put in place to accompany minors faced with the judicial system.
EMERGENCIES – Children are the first victims of the inter-ethnic conflicts in the Provinces of Tanganyika. Freddy still does not know what happened to his parents and his little brother.
PROTECTION – “For the first three months, I had to take my daughter to the hospital every day, the cost of transport alone cost 2000 francs ($1.5) every day. It’s a lot of money for someone like me who doesn’t have an income”
PROTECTION – In Mbandaka, 20 families has been selected to accommodate unaccompanied or separated children. The Pongo Zambe family recently fostered 16 year old David.
BLOG – Alphonsine’s story is only one amongst hundreds of tales of children whose childhood has been stolen and abused by armed groups in eastern DRC, but who has, with the support of UNICEF, been able to move on.
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.
TESTIMONIAL – Celine, 21, was a victim of a rape in the city of Goma. Since then, her life is a real nightmare. Thanks to a multisectoral support, she overcame her fears and now believes in a better future!
YOUNG REPORTER – During her visit to a Transit and Orientation Centre in Goma, the US Ambassador to the United Nations agreed to be interview by the Young Reporters.
NEWS – The Governor of Ituri Province, Abadalah Penembaka, officially launched, this Tuesday November 3rd 2017 at Bunia, a multisector UNICEF project aimed to strengthen the resilience of communities affected by armed conflicts in the Nyankunde and Komanda health zones in the East of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
PHOTO REPORT – A mobile court hearing organised by the Peace Tribunal of the Rutshuru provide justice to 1600 children whose births have not been registered at the registry office within the statutory 90 day delay.