In Honor of Women Around the World

Ambassador Hammer with Romance de l’O.S.K.

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 equality,” Ambassador Hammer said.