Up on the heights dominating the valley of the Ruzizi river, home to the borders of The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Rwanda and Burundi, men and women are opening up a track using pickaxes and shovels.
In Ituri, the establishment of modern mini oil mills in Mambasa and Komanda has revolutionized the production of palm oil
Rape is used as a weapon of war in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) where armed groups threaten peace and stability in areas where governance and security are weak and corruption and impunity are high.
After 3 decades battling the AIDS pandemic, experience has confirmed the importance of promoting and protecting human rights in general, and the right to health in particular
Young Congolese students of the textile and fashion industry shone with both their ingenuity and sense of entrepreneurship during the innovation competition organized by UNDP and ISAM
On Tuesday, 28 November, the Steering Committee of the justice component was held in the presence of the Minister of Justice and the Personal Representative of the Head of State in charge of Sexual Violence and Child Recruitment
To mark the 70th anniversary of the United Nations’ Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the 16 Days of Activism to End Violence Against Women, our #EverydayHero series introduces you to the unsung heroes around the world who are working hard everyday to stand up for women’s rights

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