Blog Posts in Eastern Congo

Posted by Enough Team on Mar 8, 2017

Like many around the globe, women across crisis zones in east and central Africa are subject to sexual and gender-based violence. In the Democratic Republic of Congo particularly, SGBV is a disturbing feature of the country’s decades-long conflict as it is continually used as a weapon of war. Today, on International Women’s Day, the Enough Project is highlighting the vulnerable security situation for the women in eastern Congo’s mining areas.

Posted by Enough Team on Mar 2, 2017

In recent weeks, numerous American businesses have come out publicly in support of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Conflict Minerals Rule, pursuant to Dodd-Frank Section 1502.

Posted by Enough Team on Feb 27, 2017

On January 31, Acting Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Michael Piwowar welcomed interested parties to submit comments in response to a statement calling into question the current Conflict Minerals Rule. The Enough Project has submitted a comment in response.

Posted by Enough Team on Feb 24, 2017

In recent weeks, human rights groups and civil society members based in eastern Congo and the region issued eight different letters in support of Dodd-Frank 1502, representing 101 organizations in total.

Posted by Enough Team on Feb 24, 2017

It was not long ago that central Africa was mired in its "first world war" that led to 5.4 million deaths in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Slowly and painstakingly, conflict-affected areas have started to recover. But peace is fragile, and a reversion to widespread violence is never a far-off prospect.