The Congo

Letters to Representatives/Senators

by Lorraine, NeoVox Project Director, April 26, 2010

[Print these letters out, fill in your Representative and/or Senators name, and mail it out to help the situation in the DRC] Dear Representative/Senator ____________________, I am writing to you to express the urgency felt by many regarding the passing

Letter to President Joseph Kabila

by Lorraine, NeoVox Project Director, April 26, 2010

[Print this letter out, sign your name, and mail it out to help the situation in the DRC] H.E. President Joseph Kabila 
Bureau du Président 
P.O. Box 3862 New York, NY 10163 Dear Mr. President: 

I am writing to

Face-this

by Benjamin Kimble, , April 26, 2010

WHAT is happening in the Democratic Republic of Congo? The DRC is extremely wealthy - and extremely big. Similar in size to Western Europe, it abounds with diamonds, gold, copper, cobalt and zinc. The country also has supplies of

I HAVE NO RIGHT (Imagining Life as a Congolese Woman)

by Lorraine, NeoVox Project Director, April 26, 2010

He will not look at me. Me, his wife. Nor her, his daughter.  Me, I understand, for I have brought great shame on his honor, his household, his manhood. I know that he will never touch me again even

The New Colonialists/Imperialists or Legitimate Partners?

by Changki Bahng, , April 26, 2010

As today's globalization has provided the opportunity for people to interact more than ever before, the amount of goods and services delivered by the new actors in the international system has increased. The reality, as Cohen, Kupcu, Khanna (2008)

The Life of Dr. Denis Mukwege

by John Cataldo, , April 26, 2010

There has been a terrible war at hand in the Congo for many years now. It is an ugly war that consists of not just the deaths of soldiers but the desecration of women. Every day, women are raped

Coltan in the Democratic Republic of Congo

by Stephanie Guiffrida, , April 26, 2010

What is coltan? Coltan, which is short for columbite-tantalite, is a dull black metallic ore mineral. Along with the ethnic war occurring in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), some of the conflict is motivated by possession of mineral