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March 8, 2021

by Invisible Children

International Women’s Day : An Interview with Bénédicte and Marie Joséphat

In honor of International Women’s Day, we spoke with two of the women on our team in CAR about their role as women in peacebuilding.

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February 10, 2021

by Invisible Children

Guest Post | Zande Perception on Kin: What Binds Humans Together by Isaac Waanzi

Much of Invisible Children’s work is focused in a region of central Africa largely populated by members of the Zande ethnic group. Seeking out and understanding the perspectives of Zande people is a central component of our work. So, we were excited to meet Isaac Waanzi, an aspiring Zande anthropologist. Isaac is an ethnic Zande […]

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February 8, 2021

by Invisible Children

Reflections from our CEO on ICC conviction of LRA leader Dominic Ongwen

On February 4, 2021, the International Criminal Court (ICC) issued a verdict in the trial of former senior Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) commander Dominic Ongwen, who surrendered to African Union forces in January 2015 after almost 30 years in the bush as an LRA rebel fighter. The ICC found Ongwen guilty of 61 out of […]

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February 3, 2021

by Invisible Children

Adaptive Peace || Using WhatsApp and SMS Text to Share Life-Saving Information

Our ‘right tech’ approach to expanding the Early Warning Network ensures that this life-saving information sharing system works in all contexts.

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February 2, 2021

by Invisible Children

While world awaits Ongwen verdict, the LRA continues to abduct children in central Africa

On February 4th, the ICC is scheduled to issue a verdict on former LRA commander, Domenic Ongwen. Meanwhile, the LRA continues to abduct children in central Africa.

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January 21, 2021

by Invisible Children

Local Approaches to Mediating Conflict between Farmers and Pastoralists

  “Recurring issues near Sam Ouandja often involve tensions between pastoralists traveling from South Sudan and Sudan during the dry season and destroying farmers’ fields with their cattle. This was the case in the nearby community of Yangou Wassa, where farmers requested that ex-Seleka factions and local authorities take retributive action against pastoralists in May […]

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December 28, 2020

by Lisa Dougan

How I Will Remember 2020 | A Message from Invisible Children’s President and CEO

Invisible Children’s President and CEO, Lisa Dougan, looks back on 2020 as the year that showed us the human capacity for strength, generosity, and resilience in the face of extraordinary challenges.

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December 17, 2020

by Invisible Children

The Gift of Going Home | Domenic Returns to DRC

After ten years in captivity and another stuck in limbo, Domenic was reunited with his family in January 2020.

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December 14, 2020

by Invisible Children

The Gift of Going Home | Simon and Freddy Reunite with Family

In 2020, Invisible Children reunited Simon & Freddy with their family. This holiday, help give the gift of going home to others like them.

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December 10, 2020

by Invisible Children

The Early Warning Network | A Local Solution for Defending Human Rights

Today is Human Rights Day. Seventy-two years ago, on December 10, the United Nations adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, formally recognizing that every person, no matter who or where, must be afforded the same inalienable rights.  At Invisible Children, we embrace this declaration with sincerity and urgency. We work alongside our central African partners […]

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