Can We Turn Pain to Power in the Congo?

Can We Turn Pain to Power in the Congo?

Can We Turn Pain to Power in the Congo?

More than 5 million have been killed in the Democratic Republic of Congo, and violence against women is so common that it’s been called femicide-genocide. What can we here in the US do about it?


More than 5 million have been killed in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and rape and violence against women are so common that it’s been called femicide-genocide against women. What can we here in the U.S. do about it?

Joining us live to discuss are Eve Ensler, founder of V-Day and the activist behind a year long campaign to stop the violence, Rose Mapendo, a survivor of the war who was dubbed UN “humanitarian of the year” this summer for her work with refugees, Sasha Chanoff, Founder and Executive Director of Mapendo International, which helps bring people out of the conflict, and Kambale Musavuli, Student Coordinator for Friends of the Congo.

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