Conflict Minerals

Daily Beast: End Sexual Violence In War Zones

Editor's Note: This blog post was originally published by the The Daily Beast on the "Women of the World" vertical.

Aaron Rodgers and UW-Madison Students Rally for Congo

On October 7, Green Bay Packers Super Bowl MVP Aaron Rodgers partnered with the Enough Project’s Raise Hope for Congo for a rally attended by thousands of students at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Five Stories You May Have Missed This Week

Here at Enough, we often swap emails with interesting articles and feature stories that we come across in our favorite publications and on our favorite websites. We wanted to share some of these stories with you as part of our effort to keep you up to date on what you need to know in the world of anti-genocide and crimes against humanity work.

The Internet as a 'Miracle Solution' for Congo

According to a new report by Freedom House, only 1.7 percent of Congolese accessed the Internet in 2012. As the only media outlet where the government does not restrict access or monitor its content, the Internet presents a powerful tool for inclusive dialogue and conflict transformation. While less than two percent of Congolese accessed the Internet last year, the few who did in Bukavu, South Kivu, made a profound difference.

#UNMatters: U.S. State Department Google Hangout on US-UN Relations Recap

On Wednesday, September 18, the U.S.Department of State hosted a Google+ Hangout, The U.S. and the United Nations: The Case for Multilateralism, facilitated by United Nations Dispatch blogger Mark Goldberg. The panelists included the Enough Project’s John Prendergast, Assistant Secretary of the State for International Organization Affairs Dean Pittman, and U.S. Youth Observer for the United Nations Tiffany Taylor. 

Five Stories You May Have Missed This Week

Here at Enough, we often swap emails with interesting articles and feature stories that we come across in our favorite publications and on our favorite websites. We wanted to share some of these stories with you as part of our effort to keep you up to date on what you need to know in the world of anti-genocide and crimes against humanity work.

AllAfrica Op-ed: What King's Legacy Means for Africa Today

Editor's Note: This op-ed by Enough Project Co-Founder John Prendergast originally appeared on AllAfrica.com

While the recent 50th anniversary commemoration of the "March on Washington" to demand rights for African Americans focused attention on Martin Luther King, Jr.'s unfinished domestic agenda in the United States, Dr. King was also strongly committed to a global human rights movement, particularly related to Africa.

National Geographic on Conflict Minerals: Opportunity to Grow the Clean Minerals Trade in Congo

"Colonialism is no stranger to the Congolese; the lasting effects still haunt them today. Years of corrupt leadership left the country weak and vulnerable. Foreign troops and rebel groups swarmed the eastern region after the Rwandan genocide, seizing mines along the way: “It was like giving an ATM card to a drugged-out kid with a gun. The rebels funded their brutality with diamonds, gold, tin, and tantalum, a hard, gray, corrosion-resistant element used to make electronics."

Five Stories You May Have Missed This Week

Here at Enough, we often swap emails with interesting articles and feature stories that we come across in our favorite publications and on our favorite websites. We wanted to share some of these stories with you as part of our effort to keep you up to date on what you need to know in the world of anti-genocide and crimes against humanity work.

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