Leading up to the event, students and activists around the world will take action in this social media campaign calling for an end to sexual violence and an inclusive peace process in Congo.Take action on social media and join the call for #CongoPeace >>
On March 6th, the Enough Project’s Raise Hope for Congo Campaign is partnering with the United Nations for an event in recognition of International Women’s Day. The event will focus on new strategies for combating sexual violence in Congo, including accountability, an inclusive peace process for Congo, and progress toward ending the conflict minerals trade.
Read the Activist Brief: “Striking Gold: Why the Illicit Gold Trade in Congo Matters”
Enough’s latest report, "Striking Gold: How M23 and its Allies are Infiltrating Congo's Gold Trade," provides evidence of the conflict gold trade that is financing mass atrocities and crimes against humanity in the eastern region of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Gold is now the most lucrative conflict mineral in eastern Congo. The U.S. and the United Nations can take steps to help bring this illicit gold trade under control.Sign the Petition to Urge UN Ambassador Power to Take Action »
2013 marks ten years from the start of crimes in Darfur that the U.S. government found to constitute genocide. While many think that the conflict in Darfur is over, violence is on the rise. with over 300,000 newly displaced civilians in the first half of 2013 - and the Sudanese Government continues to target civilians in multiple areas of the country.
We are launching a campaign urging our elected officials to take action by co-sponsoring and passing the Sudan Peace, Security, and Accountability Act of 2013 (H.R. 1692) through Congress. This is our best opportunity to generate a policy change by the U.S. Government to address the situation in Sudan.Act Now: Peace for Sudan
H.R. 131 Concerns the ongoing conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the need for international efforts toward long-term peace, stability, and observance of human rights.
Ask your Representative to co-sponsor H.R. 131, which concerns the ongoing conflict in the Congo, and the need for international efforts toward long-term peace, stability, and observance of human rights.Take Action Now »
Read Enough's report, "Kony's Ivory."
Enough's latest report, "Kony's Ivory: How Elephant Poaching in Congo Helps Support the Lord's Resistance Army", provides evidence that the LRA is poaching elephants in Garamba National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo to finance continued atrocities against civilians in the region. The U.S. can take steps to help stop this funding stream for armed groups by preventing poaching and increasing information and access for forces fighting the LRA.Take Action Now »