Women Union View

Stop violence and impunity: justice for the women of the DRC!

In the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, women are the victims of extremely brutal and widespread sexual violence.

The reason? The presence of so many armed groups, the illegal mining of mineral resources, the weakness of the State, impunity, precariousness…

Women also face violence in the home and the workplace, throughout Congolese society. It is rooted in gender prejudices and discrimination.

The trade unions of the Congo are mobilising forces, with the support of the ITUC. We look at the situation today, and let women tell their own story.

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