Although the security and humanitarian situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo has been horrific for more than 10
years, the international community is generally unaware of this catastrophe. Thousands of Congolese victims, especially women, the elderly and children, have been totally abandoned.
The stakes are high, the fight is real and the cause is common.
Canadian Senator Mobina Jaffer held a day event to raise awareness of the Congo, especially the sexual violence against Congolese women and young girls in the eastern DRC. This event will have an impact only if all Congolese nationals themselves participate in numbers.