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
Security situation in Goma has deteriorated this past week due to several demonstrations against the government’s new electoral law that was approved by the parliament on Monday January 19. The law was slightly revised in the Senate debate, modifying the disputed article 8, that called for a population census before the elections could be organized.