Congolese Women Protest Violence

Last week 1,000 Congolese women took to the streets of Buta, in northeastern DR Congo to raise awareness about recent attacks on civilians by the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA).    In addition to condemning the violence, the women sought to pressure the government to resolve the humanitarian crisis caused by the attacks and to appropriately address growing insecurity in the region.  Click here to read more about the nonviolent protest.

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