The access of women to justice remains glaring problem in Shabunda. Customary courts handle different issues linked to breaches in the villages. Customs and local institutions are not  protect women. Like result, women do not know who to turn to claim their rights. This area has recently benefited from the construction of a police court, built in Shabunda center. Continue reading


The number of candidates for state exams in South Kivu is 36,000 students. They are grouped in 96 test centers, including 12,800 girls and 23,200 boys. These centers were used for essay tests. According to the Provincial Inspector Principal Annette Shaburwa according to the school calendar, the launch date of the tests was observed. Continue reading


Seventeen of the twenty-one Congolese students arrested in India were released in the evening of Wednesday, June 19, said the same day the Ambassador of India to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Ram Manohar. Shortly before the announcement, his DRC counterpart announced that they “will be released on bail tomorrow [Thursday], pending legal proceedings to classify this case.” Continue reading

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The Congolese government launched Wednesday, June 12, an educational project for 137,360 girls Bandundu, Ecuador, Katanga, Kasai Oriental and Eastern Province. Called Go Girl “, this three-year program aims to” break down barriers “that prevent girls succeed in school and complete their primary education. Continue reading

Rural women members of listening core clubs of AFEM SK will carry out their activities without much difficulty. 

This is the essentially of the message they sent to the leadership of the Association of Media Women in South Kivu. AFEM SK in partnership with DIAKONIA gave 3 offices to provide Listening Core Club in BARAKA / FIZI, Kamituga / Mwenga and Kalehe. These offices will enable NCE ensure their awareness, advocacy and recording broadcasts. According to the Coordination of AFEM SK, these offices are given in their project accompanying Listening Core club to the Women’s Media Association of South Kivu.

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Children, all over the world, not all so lucky. Sometimes some of them from aggression, which is why the United Nations chose the date of June 4, which, since 1992, recalls the violence suffered by thousands of young people.
The majority of young people are exploited in different ways by adults and, although the rights of children are now rights “sacred”, poverty, work and conflicts often lead them to perform acts that lead to their loss. It is for this reason that the Association of Media Women of South Kivu joins the United Nations has chosen the June 4 to remember and fight against violence suffered by many young people.
In DRC, for example where several children, girls and boys have become  miners, spend their days in the mines in search of the precious stone.

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