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Esther – Symbol of “Women Arise”

Esther – Symbol of “Women Arise”

written by Judith Osongo Yanga (français) March is a special month dedicated to women worldwide. The Congolese woman and The United Methodist Church, in particular, are pleased with March 8 each year. The situation of the woman in our country, especially the eastern...

Esther

par Judith Osongo Yanga Le mois de la femme est un mois spécial dédié à la femme dans le monde entier. La femme congolaise en générale et celle de l’église méthodiste en particulier se réjouit de cette journée du 08 mars de chaque année. La situation de la femme dans...

Truths and Fallacies

Several friends contacted me yesterday to share NPR’s story, “Attempts To Address Rape In Congo Produced Unintended Consequences.” I’ve worked for the last several years with The United Methodist Church throughout the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and wanted to...
Sticks and stones can break…

Sticks and stones can break…

  After Georgette, Rosalie and Bibiche were raped and their bodies brutalized, they thought the worst was over. But it was the reactions of their families and communities that made the most lasting impact. Stigmatization of rape victims happens the world over....