The Women of Congo Speak Out delegation met with activist groups on the ground in Eastern Congo who are actively involved in campaigns to end sexual violence in the region. The delegation met with Héritiers de la Justice, SAMWAKI and Congo Men’s Network. The meetings showed the breadth of initiatives that the grassroots groups have developed to support survivors, shatter stigma around rape and demand justice against perpetrators. Follow some of the highlights in the tweet transcript, below.
The Women of Congo Speak Out delegation traveled to eastern Congo from February 19 – 26 2014 to meet with women-led initiatives advancing peace in their communities. Learn more about the delegation by reading the #CongoWomenSpeak blog.