The Ngao Letu project team composed of Genderforce and COMEN staff celebrated in Rugari village, Rutshuru territory, North Kivu province the international day of rural women. The topic for the celebration was: environment, nutrition and agriculture are in transition. The team took the opportunity to address participating local authorities, local security sector actors and women, on the
At a recent conference in London our advisory board member Sir Richard Shirreff talked about Genderforce and our work in the DRC stressing the need to use a range of research techniques – from recruiting reliable local sources of information to interviewing and even satellite tracking – to understand the true scale of the problem and
Genderforce team in North Kivu, DRC recently briefed and discussed with Madame Adèle Bazizane Maheshe, the province Minister of Gender in North Kivu. It was a very good meeting and the Minister was very interested and positive to the initiatives Genderforce aims to bring forward. Genderforce look forward to continue the dialogue and working closely together
One of our advisors Charlotte Isaksson being interviewed today in the radio show Women’s Media Center Live with Robin Morgan. Listen to the interview from 16:40 minutes into the podcast. http://traffic.libsyn.com/wmclive/WMCLive_Episode113.mp3
Genderforce has since the first week of January initiated a pre-study phase in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The team consisting of both Gender Field Advisors as well as Security/Protection Specialists, is now deployed and operational in Goma in North Kivu province. The project team is working in close cooperation with our local partner Congo
UK Foreign Secretary William Hague and Angelina Jolie, Special Envoy for the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, will host the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict on 10-13 June 2014 at ExCel London. GenderForce is invited and will be proud to participate in the many sessions and program activities being offered. For more
We are proud to announce that our new website is just up and running. During the coming period more information about GenderForce and our activities will be posted on the website, as well as some added features for donors and applicants.