Empower a Girl in the Congo

 
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  • Empower a Girl in the Congo posted a progress report
    Community and Household Transformation in DRC
    By - Robert Rutherford - Resource Development Officer
    Behavior change communication is a major focus of International Medical Corps’ work in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Deep-rooted community change is still required to prevent, address and overcome gender-based violence and International Medical Corps is making progress towards initiating that...
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  • Empower a Girl in the Congo has received 1 donation
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  • Empower a Girl in the Congo has received 3 donations
    • 5 months ago
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  • Empower a Girl in the Congo posted a progress report
    Changing of Discriminatory Policies in Schools
    By - Robert Rutherford - Resource Development Officer
    Behavior change communication is a major focus of International Medical Corps’ work in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Deep rooted community change is still required  to prevent, address and overcome gender-based violence and International Medical Corps is making progress towards initiating that change. The...
    • 5 months ago
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  • Empower a Girl in the Congo has received 1 donation
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  • Empower a Girl in the Congo has received 2 donations
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  • Empower a Girl in the Congo has received 3 donations
    • 8 months ago
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  • Empower a Girl in the Congo posted a progress report
    A New Lease on Life Provided by Vocational Training in the Congo
    By - Robert Rutherford - Resource Development Officer
    Vocational training has been a key component of International Medical Corps’ Care, Access, Safety and Empowerment (CASE) program in Eastern Congo. The goal of the program is: “to protect vulnerable populations from physical violence and abuse to assist the Congo in its stabilization and gradual transition from a...
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  • Empower a Girl in the Congo has received 1 donation
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  • Empower a Girl in the Congo has received 1 donation
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  • Empower a Girl in the Congo has received 1 donation
    • 11 months ago
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  • Empower a Girl in the Congo posted a progress report
    Empowering Women in DRC through International Medical Corps' Women in Leadership project
    By - Jason Graber - Resource Development Officer
    International Medical Corps’ Women in Leadership (WiLead) project began in August 2012 with the goal of strengthening existing and creating new women leadership roles and promoting an environment that supports and encourages future women leaders in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). This project was designed...
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  • Empower a Girl in the Congo has received 15 donations
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  • Empower a Girl in the Congo posted a progress report
    Elevating Women by Changing Attitudes
    By - Jason Graber - Resource Development Officer
    In addition to reducing violence against women in the Democratic Republic of Congo, International Medical Corps’ works to change attitudes so women are empowered to claim their rights in their communities; as women are empowered and seen as equals, the communities’ acceptance of gender-based violence also...
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  • Empower a Girl in the Congo posted a progress report
    Modifying Community Behavior to Empower Girls in the Congo
    By - Jason Graber - Resource Development Officer
    International Medical Corps has worked in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) since 1999, providing health care, nutrition, food security, gender-based violence prevention and treatment, and water and sanitation services. In a 12 month period alone (Oct 2012 – September 2013), a total of 1,422 cases of sexual...
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  • Empower a Girl in the Congo posted a progress report
    Restoring Self-Sufficiency Through Community Resource Centers
    By - Jason Graber - Resource Development Officer
    Walikale, in The Democratic Republic of Congo, is an active military operation zone that sees frequent clashes between government forces and a multitude of other armed groups in the region. Because of this continuous conflict, thousands of people have fled their homes for the relative safety of larger towns. Being displaced...
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  • Empower a Girl in the Congo has received 9 donations
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  • Empower a Girl in the Congo posted a progress report
    International Medical Corps Inspires Young Women on International African Child Day
    By - Jason Graber - Resource Development Officer
    International Medical Corps inspires young women on International African Child Day:  On International African Child Day (June 16th), International Medical Corps’ Women in Leadership team (WiLEAD) organized an awareness session with girls in Kadutu, located in the Bukavu region of the Democratic Republic of Congo...
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  • Empower a Girl in the Congo posted a progress report
    Changing Attitudes Through Youth Clubs
    By - C. Latifi - Senior Resource Development Officer
    In eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), International Medical Corps continues to run youth clubs that are designed to encourage the next generation of women leaders in their community. Sessions at the clubs explore gender issues, healthy relationships and the role of women in the communities. Young women at the clubs...
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  • Empower a Girl in the Congo posted a progress report
    Changing Attitudes and Behaviors in the Congo
    By - C. Latifi - Resource Development Officer
    UN officials have called DRC the epicenter of rape as a weapon of war, and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton visited rape victims in eastern Congo in 2009 in an effort to draw more attention to one of Africa’s most disturbing conflicts. In the DRC, International Medical Corps takes a holistic approach to...
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  • Empower a Girl in the Congo posted a progress report
    Go Team!
    By - Sonia Lowman - Communications Officer
    The teenagers of Bunyakiri High School in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have lived their entire lives in a region at the center of one of Africa's most brutal and violent conflicts.  Women and girls there also carry enormous burdens in tending farms, carrying water and firewood, and caring for families. In...
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  • Empower a Girl in the Congo has received 1 donation
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Project Leader

Chessa Latifi

Resource Development Officer
Santa Monica, CA Afghanistan

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