Democratic Republic of Congo
Projects in Democratic Republic of Congo
Aide et Action Pour la Paix (AAP)
Reinforcing Local Peacebuilding
To promote peaceful coexistence among IDPs, refugees and local residents through awareness raising on land and inheritance rights; and to support agropastoral livelihoods and community dialogues.
Association des Jeunes pour le Developpement Integre-Kalundu (Ajedi-Ka)
Child Soldier Reintegration
To prevent the recruitment of children into armed conflict through advocacy for the application of child protection laws; to reintegrate former child soldiers through family reunifications and vocational training activities; and to promote HIV testing and treatment for former child soldiers.
Centre d'Encadrement pour l'Auto Promotion Intégrée (Centre Dorika)
Reintegration of Former Child Soldiers
To support the socioeconomic reintegration of former child soldiers by providing vocational training, monitoring children's rights violations through radio talk shows, and training community members on documentation and reporting.
Change Agents for Peace International (CAPI)
Change Agent Peace Program
To strengthen peace and conflict transformation through trainings on documentation of human rights violations related to sexual and gender-based violence, land and reproductive rights, and by facilitating economic empowerment for women and ex-combatants.
Foyer de Développement pour l'Autopromotion des Pygmées et Indigènes Défavorisés (FDAPID)
Land Rights for the Indigenous Populations of Pygmies in North Kivu Province
To protect the land tenure of Pygmy communities by convening two meetings with local and administrative authorities to discuss issues affecting land ownership by Pygmy people in two territories; identifying and mapping plots of land that traditionally belong to Pygmies; and advocating with local authoritizes to secure land titles for those who are displaced.
Ligue pour la Solidarité Congolaise (LSC)
Addressing Sexual Gender-Based Violence Through Video Advocacy
To prevent sexual and gender-based violence and to bring perpetrators to justice, by collecting survivors' video testimonials, lobbying and organizing to change the social and cultural attitudes that undermine the rights of women and girls.
Solidarité des Femmes pour le Dévelopement Intégral (SOFEDI)
Voluntary HIV Screening Center
To prevent HIV through free and voluntary HIV testing, counseling, psychosocial support and economic empowerment for women and young people.
To prevent and address sexual and gender-based violence by providing medical and psychosocial care to rural survivors and their partners, providing training on voluntary HIV testing and counseling, reporting sexual abuses and advocating with local authorities for the protection of women's rights.
Youth Actions on Human Rights (YAHRI)
Sexual Health and Reproductive Rights for Girls
To promote the sexual health and reproductive rights of adolescent girls by providing information on family planning, facilitating sexual education and advocating for justice for girl survivors of sexual and gender-based violence.