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Congolese Children

Feeding Minds and Bellies

Diana Buckhantz | Posted 10.12.2016 | Impact
Diana Buckhantz

Many Congolese children are orphans -- their families ravaged by the conflict or HIV. These children rely on the willingness of a neighbor or family member to take them off the street and allow the child to live in their home. These families often do not have enough.

Hollywood Event Honoring Streisand's YENTL Brings Awareness to Plight of Congolese Women

Paul Katz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Paul Katz

The women's movement used to have a kind of steam that I think has gone out of it. We have to keep talking about change and women's rights, not only here but all around the world.

The Never Ending War

Eve Ensler and Stephen Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eve Ensler and Stephen Lewis

If rape is a weapon of the Congo's war, then treat it with the gravity afforded every other weapon. Until the sexual violence ends, the world has no right to speak of peace.

Study: Congo Fighting Causes 45,000 Deaths A Month

The Guardian | Chris McGreal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The effects of a decade of fighting in the Democratic Republic of Congo is continuing to kill about 45,000 people each month - half of them small chil...