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Sounds of Solidarity: Choir Practice Brings the Military and the People Together in DRC

Region: Democratic Republic of Congo

Topics: CultureHuman RightsReligion

In DRC, there is a long history of distrust between local people and members of the national army. But in one village, people from the two groups are singing their way to a better understanding through a church choir group.

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Lack of Juvenile Courts and Facilities in DRC City Leaves Teenagers Lingering in Adult Jails

Region: Democratic Republic of Congo

Topics: Child RightsLegal Rights

In one of the Democratic Republic of Congo’s largest cities, there are no facilities for young people who are charged with crimes, and the existing juvenile court is barely functional. As a result, they end up in adult jails amid difficult conditions and no access to rehabilitation.

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‘Slash-and-Burn’ Agriculture Helps Displaced People in DRC Get Back on Their Feet. But What’s the Long-Term Effect?

Region: Democratic Republic of Congo

Topics: AgricultureHuman Migration

In DRC, internally displaced people settling in new areas cut down forests and burn land to clear it for planting – often without the required permits and scant knowledge of how the practice affects the environment.

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One Piece of Land. Two Families Claiming Ownership. In DRC, Resolving the Case Isn’t So Simple.

Region: Democratic Republic of Congo

Topics: Legal Rights

Local land disputes are becoming more common in Kisangani, a major city in Democratic Republic of Congo. But between inconsistent regulation and high levels of corruption, resolving cases is not always a clear-cut process.

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Producing Palm Oil in DRC

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Measles Vaccines Are Free in DRC. So Why Don’t Parents Want to Vaccinate their Children?

Region: Democratic Republic of Congo

Topics: Health

A measles outbreak in DRC has caused nearly 2,000 deaths, but local beliefs and customs make parents reluctant to vaccinate their children against the disease.

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Congolese Boys Wash Motorcycles

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Shoe Repairs in DRC

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How Mediators in DRC Are Doing What the Courts Can’t

Region: Democratic Republic of Congo

Topics: Legal Rights

Land disputes in Democratic Republic of Congo are common – but getting justice often isn’t. Frustrated with the court system, local people in a North Kivu village are now taking their cases to a mediation organization, hoping for quicker turnarounds and fair resolutions.

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Repairing Electronics in DRC

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