Call for Action to Stop Fighting in DR Congo
Women for Women International
30 October 2008
Women for Women International is an organization that promotes stability and sustainability for women who have survived deadly conflict, in the hopes that it will encourage strong and lasting civil societies. Women for Women International does this by providing women survivors of war, civil strife and other crises, resources and tools to ove from crisis and poverty to stability and self-sufficiency The press release reprinted below is from a panel on the Democratic Republic of the Congo, hosted by Women for Women International and attended by various experts. The group called for humanitarian assistance and international leadership in preventing further atrocities in the countrys Eastern provinces.
Press Release: http://www.womenforwomen.org/news-women-for-women/files/Women-for-women-concerned-about-fighting-Goma.pdf
Panel Report from 30 October, with R2P mentioned: http://www.prweb.com/releases/DR_Congo/women_in_congo/prweb1554744.htm