In Honor of Women Around the World

U.S. Embassy Kinshasa hosted Romance de l’O.S.K, the DRC’s first all-female orchestra ensemble, at a reception to empower Congolese women on December 11, 2018. Guests included accomplished Congolese leaders in women’s rights, entrepreneurship, and the arts. “The campaign against gender-based violence is an important opportunity for everyone, women and men, to recognize the need for worldwide gender ...
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American Film Showcase 2017

Over thirty participants from the film industry in Kinshasa attended workshops focused on editing ,marketing and distribution of films. These workshops organized by the US Embassy Kinshasa, The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) and the American Film Showcase took place from March 20th to March 28th 2017 and they were led by film ...
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USG Reaffirms its Commitment to Support the Fight Against GBV in DRC

On December 7, 2016, the U.S. Embassy Kinshasa held a panel discussion to showcase the United State Government support on the fight against Sexual Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) in the DRC and sensitize the audience on the recently adopted Code of Conduct to fight SGBV in school environments. This press roundtable was held as part of ...
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Preventing Gender-Based Violence

From November 25 to December 10, the 16 Days Against Gender-Based Violence aim to raise awareness of the problem and mobilize people everywhere to bring about change. Below are some related ShareAmerica stories you can feature on your social media properties. Violence against women and girls harms everyone A drive for women’s empowerment She grew up with domestic violence. Today it shapes her police work. When she’s a victim, it hurts everyone One in three: Why this statistic will haunt you and what you can do about it Women’s rights are human rights
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