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Women Respond to Worsening Conditions in Kivu

Women Respond to Worsening Conditions in Kivu

by Women Arise Collective Correspondent Jolie Shabani — Kivu In Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo, women and girls continue to be victims of rape and sexual assault by members of armed groups and security forces, then the conflict disappears from the...
Why must we be silent?

Why must we be silent?

The Women Arise Collective honored the “International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women” through working in our communities. This report, written by Rev. Dr. Rhoda Manzo reflects her and colleague Mrs. Doris Jenis’ local program in...
Bibiche.

Bibiche.

by Teresa Suarez, Women Arise Collective correspondent “According to a 2013 global study published in the American Journal of Epidemiology, only 7% of survivors of gender-based violence formally reported the violence to police, medical, or social...
5 Whys of Ebola

5 Whys of Ebola

At the recent Women Arise Leadership Conference, Maeghan Orton led participants through an exercise where they discussed local issues that need addressing. Maeghan shared that the real problem is rarely the one we consider first. The real problem is layered beneath...
Women, Arise!

Women, Arise!

From this noble call to arise above violence, and societal norms that perpetuate them, Julia Ward Howe’s proclamation of 1870 became the inspiration for Mother’s Day. This week, Harper Hill Global recognizes all women – not based on the number of...