Contributions from the Democratic Republic of the Congo participants

In response to the questionnaire on the theme of collective wounds, the team of participants from the Democratic Republic of Congo sent us the results of the group’s reflections , as well as those collected during exchanges with partner groups. The corresponding documents are available at the bottom of the page.

Some quotes from these texts

“With regard to the traumatic events which they had suffered, the pupils told us that they had been traumatised from a very young age up to the day of the conversation because, according to them, they had been born during the war and had grown up in the same situation up to that day.”

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A woman, victim of rape

“For more than two decades, rape has become a weapon of war in the DRC.”