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Rwanda

Published: 2017-11-22 16:32
Foto: Kvinna till Kvinna/Anna Lithander

Rwanda ranks number one in the world when it comes to number of women in parliament with a total of 64% of seats occupied by women. Despite this, there are still strong social and cultural norms that prevent women’s full participation. Just like us, I …

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Organisations we support

Published: 2013-04-16 11:37

Association des Femmes des Médias, AFEM – Bukavu
AFEM is composed of female journalists working for women’s rights using media. They produce radio programs and organise listening clubs with the aim to improve the situation of women. AFEM has been instrumental in highlighting sexual violence against …

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The women's movement

Published: 2013-04-16 11:35

Since the early 2000s the women’s movement in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (the DR Congo) has grown and become more visible. It primarily focuses on increasing women’s participation in political decision-making and peacebuilding.

Despite the extreme hardships endured by women in the DR Congo, …

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Women's situation

Published: 2013-04-16 11:31

Discrimination against women in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (the DR Congo) is profound. At all levels of society and in all phases of life, women are subjected to exclusion and misogynist practices, which are deeply ancho­red in tradition and customary laws.

Between 1996 and …

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DR Congo

Published: 2013-04-02 17:01

The Kvinna till Kvinna Foundation has supported women’s organisations in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (the DR Congo) since 2009. Our partner organisations work with women who have suffered from the prolonged conflicts in the country in different ways.

Kvinna till Kvinna’s office is located …

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