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Rudi International: The Universal Periodic Review is taking place and there is a pressing need for recommendations on digital rights for the DRC
Rudi International: The Universal Periodic Review is taking place and there is a pressing need for recommendations on digital rights for the DRC 08 April 2019 Arsène Tungali

This post is adapted from an article originally published on Rudi International's website. During its first (2009) and second (2014) Universal Periodic Review (UPR) cycles, 395 recommendations were made to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The government supported more than 80% of the recommendations made. But none of these recommendations touched on human rights online. I am in Geneva this week and attended the UPR-info pre-session on the DRC on Tuesd...

Democratic Republic of Congo: Violence is too costly for women and girls
Democratic Republic of Congo: Violence is too costly for women and girls 22 November 2012 Si Jeunesse Savait

Online respect, respect As the world is about to celebrate 16 days of activism against gender-based violence, from November 25th to December 10th, 2012, and following the taking of Goma and Sake, two cities in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo by the M23 rebels, Si Jeunesse Savait (SJS), a young feminist and congolese organisation, is concerned by recent developments in the situation, which echoes through the media. Indeed, women and children were kidnapped, girls were raped, several ...

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