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May 24, 2018

by Invisible Children

Leymah Gbowee || Building Peace in a War-Making World

A couple of weeks ago one of our heroes, Nobel laureate Leymah Gbowee, gave the commencement address at American University’s School of International Service here in Washington, DC and, of course, our team was excited to hear from her. Leymah Gbowee was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2011 for her work leading a powerful […]

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May 17, 2018

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Invisible Children Opposes Rescission of Complex Crises Fund

This week, Invisible Children joined more than thirty other organizations to urge Congress to oppose a White House proposal to rescind $30 million from the Complex Crises Fund. READ THE LETTER 34 ORGANIZATIONS, INCLUDING INVISIBLE CHILDREN, SENT TO CONGRESS You probably have a few questions about what’s going on, what it means, and why it […]

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May 10, 2018

by Invisible Children

Motherhood isn’t easy | Supporting moms this Mother’s Day

This Sunday is all about moms. But for mothers, every day is about their children. Around the world, moms everywhere are working hard to make the world brighter for their children. In central Africa, mothers are facing some of the toughest circumstances imaginable. In the face of unpredictable violence and poverty, Central African mothers are […]

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April 27, 2018

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On the Radar || Kony orders LRA attacks from safe haven in Kafia Kingi

Joseph Kony and other top Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) commanders are notoriously reclusive, making is difficult to understand the group’s overall strategy or plans for the future. The most credible sources of insight into the LRA’s inner workings have been the testimonies of individuals returning from LRA captivity. Over the last few years, we have […]

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April 20, 2018

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What We’re Reading || I Am 100% Central African

Last month, the International Center for Transitional Justice (ICTJ) released I Am 100% Central African, a research report that has helped shed light on the experiences of Central African refugees living in Chad and Cameroon. This report synthesizes the research of Enrica Picco, who spent five weeks in 2017 interviewing displaced persons from the Central […]

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April 5, 2018

by Invisible Children

What is Community Mapping?

At Invisible Children, we don’t typically think of ourselves as cartographers. But, in reality, something called “Community Mapping” is a huge part of what we do. In the same way that almost all of us rely on Google Maps to get us where we’re headed, our Invisible Children teams and the local leaders we work […]

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March 28, 2018

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The Last Animals || Losing the Last Male Northern White Rhino

One of just three remaining northern white rhinos and the last male of its kind, died last week, marking a sad milestone in the history of the subspecies. For decades, rhinos has been severely threatened by poachers, who seek the animal’s signature horn for the high price it delivers on black markets around the world. As a […]

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March 21, 2018

by Invisible Children

2017 Annual Brief Released

Last month, we released our LRA Crisis Tracker 2017 Annual Brief, which highlights trends in violence in central Africa’s Mbomou Uele border region. For several years, Joseph Kony’s Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) has roamed this region, which spans the border of eastern Central African Republic (CAR) and northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). In 2017, […]

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March 6, 2018

by Invisible Children

Monthly Security Brief | January-February 2018

Pour lire la version française de ce rapport, cliquez ici. There were at least 22 attacks on civilians in the Mbomou Uele border region in January 2018, in which at least five civilians were killed and 26 others abducted. In February, there were 30 attacks, killing at least 15 civilians and abducting 25 others. One of the most significant changes in January–February 2018 […]

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December 28, 2017

by Invisible Children

Ferdinand | Hero of the Early Warning Radio Network

“I chose to be a humanitarian to help my human brothers and sisters who are victims of war or any other catastrophe to regain their human dignity. I do this in the name of human solidarity, in my own community and everywhere else where men, women, or children are subject to suffering.” – Ferdinand Zangapayda, […]

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