Siege social: BUKAVU
Télé : +243995818760, +243992646490
Solidarity of Women for Development, Environment and
Right of the Child in Congo
"The SOFEDEC is a feminist organization in nature
who fight against discrimination against women in all
levels want to promote human rights and equality between women and
man , in this case occurs in the SOFEDEC various fields
- Defend the rights of women, the rights of children ( taken
orphans children) , health , agriculture,
environment, peace in the community, food security and
Most of our activities are realize in a rural environment or
mostly women and children suffer a lot of abuse throughout the
level . The SOFEDEC is recognized by the Congolese state since 2010 ."
by Madame SIIREWABO MYUWA the Coordinator of SOFEDEC
INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE AFRICAN CHILD, CEREMONY ORGANIZED FOR THE KIDS CLUB FRIENDS OF JUSTICE AND PEACE CELL TEXAS THIS SATURDAY, July 26th, 2014
FIRST SPEAKER: THE COORDINATOR
1 SOFEDEC. This is a solidarity of women for development, environment and rights of children in Congo, a non-governmental organization founded January 5th, 2010 by a group of women, under the inspection of Mr. KAKUMBI Katondo Inock Real SIIREWABO MUYUWA Anuarite currently living in the city Bukavu but borned at Kalehe.
The creation of this organization is the result of an awareness of the plight and inhuman and degrading towards women and children in the world in general and in particular in the DRC in particular.
The SOFEDEC among its objectives, eradicate or fight against all negative discrimination directed against women and children.
2. SOFEDEC CLUB KID FRIEND OF JUSTICE AND PEACE
The club in question here is a project that has SOFEDEC among these programs put children together knew their right to think and look for the causes. In this club, children will meet twice a week for treat different themes consistent with their rights, and also follow their recommendations and submit it to the national and international level.
3. QUID OF THE DAY JUNE 16th
It has begun as the International Children's Day of the African Child.
This day was created by the Organization of African Unity (AU) 1991.The International Day of the African Child is an annual event that commemorates the death of children at SOWETO in 1976 for the apartheid regime in South Africa, thousands of black school children were then marched through the streets to demand their rights. This is the end that Mr. NELSON MANDELA will fight for the freedom to contradict the apartheid regime and it is in this struggle that will be put in prison for 27 years but he ended up winning and freedom came for blacks who were in South Africa.
"AWARENESS SEMINAR ORGANIZED BY THE SOFEDEC AT THE INTERNATIONAL DAY TO
COMBAT THE RIGHTS OF WOMEN.
Theme: Sexual violence during and after conflict
Before independence of the DRC (before 1960), the woman's status and
is considered in the context of colonized peoples that is to say,
enjoying limited rights.
The wife of the Belgian Congo did not enjoy the same rights as
Other women called civilized and independent country. access
difficult to education, even at independence, are generally seen
the name of a university woman named Sophie KANZA LIAU.Le right to
health is not fully guaranteed. Maternal and infant mortality was
high, short women living in poverty and marginalization.
Congolese women was largely rural and in that context, she underwent
the customary traditions, which generally were not favorable to the
development of women.
The period from 1960 to 1990 the situation of Congolese
women has advanced in some respects. In terms of education, many women
acceded. The woman was no longer predominantly rural but has become
urban, with access to information, training and employment..."
Here are some pictures of the activities of SOFEDEC