MONUSCO, Roger Meece,(DRC) is Taking Action to to put an end to the armed mutiny

Fighting in North and South Kivu provinces in the DRC has led to massive displacement, forcing tens of thousands of people to flee their homes. Photo: UNHCR/G. Ramazani June 2012 – The Security Council today strongly condemned the recent mutiny by renegade soldiers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), as well as the killing and abuse of civilians, mostly women and children, by armed groups operating in the eastern part of the country.The eastern provinces of North and South Kivu … [Read more...]

WOMAN of ACTION – St. Joan of Arc * Tribute

      WOMAN of ACTION  with Courage of Faith in the Divine Feminine       Joan of Arc Joan was born the daughter of Jacques d'Arc and Isabelle Romée in Domrémy, a village which was then in the duchy of Bar (later annexed to the province of Lorraine and renamed Domrémy-la-Pucelle). Joan's parents owned about 50 acres (20 hectares) of land and her father supplemented his farming work with a minor position as a village official, collecting taxes and heading the … [Read more...]

The ‘Whistleblower’ – real life story of post-war Bosnia

The film “The Whistleblower” was screened yesterday at the UN   The film "The Whistleblower" was screened yesterday at the UN followed by a panel discussion addressing the issue of sex trafficking in post-war Bosnia. Directed by first time filmmaker Larysa Kondracki and inspired by actual events the film tells the story of Kathryn Bolkovac, an American police officer who uncovers a scheme by contractors and peacekeepers paying for prostitutes and participating in sex-trafficking. … [Read more...]

One Million of Yemen’s Poorest Women and Children

    Women of Yemen are suffering...         One Million of Yemen’s Poorest Women and Children to Receive Health Services in Remote Areas     Date: Feb 2011 — Around a million women and children in the poorest rural and urban slum areas of Yemen will be the first priority of a World Bank-supported effort to decrease child mortality and increase the well being of mothers. Many of these women and children have not before been reached by any health services. The $35 million Yemen … [Read more...]

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