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Communication Grants

During this season of giving, Harper Hill Global is providing grants to its team in DRCongo and Uganda who lead communication efforts that help all women arise from the pain and suffering of sexual assault. The grants support: Computer equipment Creative Design Radio...

Can you hear it? Voices which have long been silenced from abuse are now amplified through the use of communications technology. In the United States, #MeToo has broken through a societal fog which normalized bad behavior, and the chance of building a new culture of...

At What Cost?

The last time I saw her alive, Angie shared this story: A new neighbor on the “Next Door” app cautioned everyone about a suspicious looking homeless couple in the Nations neighborhood. Angie said that a response was soon posted from a lady – saying that she and her...

Truths and Fallacies

Several friends contacted me yesterday to share NPR’s story, “Attempts To Address Rape In Congo Produced Unintended Consequences.” I’ve worked for the last several years with The United Methodist Church throughout the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and wanted to...
Sticks and stones can break…

Sticks and stones can break…

  After Georgette, Rosalie and Bibiche were raped and their bodies brutalized, they thought the worst was over. But it was the reactions of their families and communities that made the most lasting impact. Stigmatization of rape victims happens the world over....
“Voici notre histoire.” – Rosalie

“Voici notre histoire.” – Rosalie

Suite à la conclusion de l’atelier « Sans viol, ni stigmatisation » à Kindu, République démocratique du Congo, j’ai fait la rencontre de Georgette, Rosalie et Bibiche – toutes des survivantes de la violence sexuelle – pour leur demander leurs...