What impact can 16 days make in the fight to end violence against women? In the Republic of Congo, AZUR Développement embarked on a powerful sensitisation campaign across four communities to raise awareness on gender-based violence.
APC News interviews Sylvie Niombo of AZUR Développement about the Africatti project whose objective is to hold governments accountable for the fight against gender-based violence. Niombo describes the lack of policies on gender-based violence in Congo-Brazzaville and its effect on access by women to justice for gender-based violence.
Azur Développement, a small NGO that works in the area of gender and ICTs in the Congo and member of APC, participated in the Communicating for Influence in Central East and West Africa project, which involved research and advocacy on national ICT policies and the telecommunications reform in various African countries. Sylvie Niombo, Executive Director, talks about the various challenges and o...
The Take Back the Tech! Fund which is providing small grants of up to USD 5000 USD each to over sixty local, primarily community based organisations to implement projects that use ICTs to end violence against women and building their capacity to do so.
AZUR Développement’s mission is to provide leadership in the sociocultural and economic development of the Republic of Congo and of Africa in general. As a non-political, non-profit organisation, AZUR Développement works in the following areas: promoting art and culture; promoting women's empowerment and sustainable development; bringing comprehensive assistance to disad...
Alternatives in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is undertaking information and communication technology related activities in collaboration with the Multisectoral ICT Initiative (DMTIC). Since last June, Alternatives has been supporting a feasibility study and advocacy for an internet backbone for open access in the DRC.