Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Violence Against Women in the Congo

"Fighting the Silence", a film made by two Dutch women about the violence against women in Congo, will be screened at 7 p.m. 18 September in Earth House, Lockerbie United Methodist Church 237 North East Street, Indianapolis.

Following the film, there'll be a discussion led by Valerie Masumbuko, a native of Burundi who is currently working with several governments in Europe on issues of women’s victimization. For more, check out Provocate.org.

Provocate is also organizing events for "Congo Week, set for 19-25 October. Congo Week is a global initiative led by students to raise awareness about the situation in the Congo and provide support to the people of the Congo.

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