Pushing for Peace: Why Congo’s Women Need a Seat at the Table

As the world celebrates International Women’s Day this year, women in one of the most conflict-plagued corners of the world continue to push for stability and peace on behalf of their families, their communities, and their region. The courageous women of eastern Congo are fighting an uphill battle within a society entrenched in patriarchal norms, which has been slow to recognize the added value that an inclusive process can bring to ensure lasting peace.

This article was originally published in Enough.