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.
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.
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.”