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The economic reintegration of women beneficiaries at Maison Bulengo

Human Rights Defender

By Donor Direct Action | Aug 21, 2013
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Human Rights Defender Throughout the DRC, ravaged by over two decades of war, the work is difficult and dangerous. In certain areas the female human…

Le Monde article highlights the work of the Panzi Hospital and Dr. Mukwege

By Donor Direct Action | Jul 17, 2013
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Read article in Le Monde (French only).

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Synergie and World Organization Against Torture Hold Training Workshop

By Donor Direct Action | May 9, 2013
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In April 2013, Synergie and the World Organization Against Torture organized the first training workshop on the effective use of human rights mechanisms to eradicate violence against women in North and South Kivu.

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SFVS 2012 Annual Report

By Donor Direct Action | Apr 2, 2013
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See the report (French only)

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BBC Interview with Dr. Denis Mukwege

By Donor Direct Action | Feb 19, 2013
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Read the interview

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Dr. Mukwege returns to Panzi Hospital

By Donor Direct Action | Jan 15, 2013
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Read the article

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Dr. Mukwege speaks out after assassination attempt nearly takes his life

By Donor Direct Action | Nov 3, 2012
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Read his statement

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Dr. Denis Mukwege and family attacked

By Donor Direct Action | Oct 26, 2012
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Dr. Denis Mukwege and his family were attacked in their home on October 25, 2012. His security guard was killed protecting him. We are working to help ensure Dr. Mukwege’s safety.

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Dr. Denis Mukwege addresses UN on sexual violence in DRC

By Donor Direct Action | Sep 25, 2012
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The full speech is available in English and French.

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A Champion for Congolese Women

By Donor Direct Action | Aug 23, 2012
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A profile recently published by the Women’s Media Center says, Justine Bihamba “is making a difference at the world’s epicenter of rape—in the Democratic Republic of Congo.”

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Dr. Denis Mukwege honored by Clinton Global Initiative

By Donor Direct Action | Sep 24, 2011
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Read the Huffington Post interview

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SFVS Appeal for Dodd-Frank Act Implementation

By Donor Direct Action | Mar 10, 2011
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Justine Bihamba sent an urgent message to the U.S. Secretary of State, urging the implementation of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.