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YEJ contributes to UN report on gender-based violence

GENEVA Switzerland, 12 August 2013, – A young girl in Domain Marial, a mining community in DRC, risks being sold by her family into an arranged marriage by the age of thirteen. She is likely to face physical and sexual violence from her husband and other men in the community. She risks HIV, maternal malnutrition and other health problems that …

YEJ to support impoverished mining community in DRC

KOLWEZI Democratic Republic of Congo, 26 November 2012 – Youth Economic Justice (YEJ) has started a new programme in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) that will support 30,000 people living in poverty. YEJ has signed an agreement to work with the Good Shepherd Foundation as they establish a centre that will provide opportunities for social and economic development to …