Female Empowerment in DR Congo

The gate of City of Joy, a center for healing, and training for survivors of gender-based violence. (Photo: Gudrun Østby, PRIO)

In January 2014 PRIO researchers Gudrun Østby and Ragnhild Nordås went on a two-week fieldtrip to Bukavu, the capital of South Kivu, DRC. The main purpose of the visit was to launch the new collaborative project, “Female Empowerment in Eastern DRC”, funded by the Research Council of Norway. This project is based on a partnership between PRIO and the International Centre for Advanced Research and Training (ICART), which is a collaborative initiative between researchers from the Panzi Hospital, Panzi Foundation DRC, and the Université Evangelique en Afrique in Bukavu, DRC.

Read more at the blog of the Norwegian Centre for Humanitarian Studies, 1 April 2014.

Share this: