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From the Congo to the UN: ‘Hear the Cries of Women and Girls’

Julienne Lusenge, a Congolese, founded women's groups in her country to help women and girls recover from years of conflict and to inform them about their rights.

In the developed world, women fought and struggled to gain their rights and eventually created a space in which these rights could be expressed. Violence does indeed occur in the developed world, but it cannot be compared to what is happening in countries that are plagued with persistent, systematic conflict. Women in the developed world … Read more

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