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DR Congo: Statement by Leila Zerrougui on the Publication of Report on Recruitment of Girls by Armed Groups

The report “Invisible Survivors: Girls in Armed Groups in Democratic Republic of the Congo from 2009 to 2015”, published this week by the United Nations Organization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) on the recruitment of girls by armed groups in the country highlights the violence girls are confronted with as well as the [...]

2018-11-08T15:53:26-05:00Friday, 27 November 2015|

Children, Not Soldiers: A Song to End the Recruitment of Children in DR Congo

As part of the national sensitization campaign on child soldiers launched by the UN Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO), a young artist from Goma, David Dube, composed a song to support the campaign “Children not soldiers”. " Children are our future, we need to give them the chance to go to [...]

2018-11-16T16:29:09-05:00Monday, 9 March 2015|

UN Security Council Working Group Meets Former Child Soldiers in Goma

By Ndiaga Seck On the third day of their visit to the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the UN Security Council Working Group on children and armed conflict, led by Ambassador Sylvie Lucas from Luxemburg, visited a transit centre operated by CAJED, a UNICEF partner. The centre provides support to children formerly associated with armed [...]

2018-11-08T14:17:33-05:00Tuesday, 9 December 2014|