Monthly Archives: February 2012

Celebrate the World Day of Social Justice with CLI!

CLI scholars all learn that leadership is not a solitary task. We know this from experience: without the help of our supporters, CLI would never have accomplished so much in 2011! With that in mind, it is important to remember … Continue reading

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Death of Katumba Mwanke: What Happens Now?

This past Sunday President Joseph Kabila’s chief advisor, Katumba Mwake, was killed in a plane crash in Bukavu. Mwanke was considered to be a very controversial figure worldwide. Many call him the “power behind [Kabila’s] throne,” and he has been … Continue reading

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Women Under Siege

Feminist and activist Gloria Steinem recently debuted her website, “Women Under Siege.” The website is dedicated to raising awareness about how rape is used as a tool of war, and how widely and deeply it impacts the women in the … Continue reading

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Miss Representation

An incredibly powerful documentary on the continuing inequality and misrepresentation is a film by Jennifer Siebel Newsom fittingly titled, “Miss Representation.” This documentary depicts how women, even in this modern era, are still not shown to be valued for their intelligence, … Continue reading

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