Category Archives: women’s empowerment

Aid and the Congo

This post is by Deputy Director Emily Ballard Imagine being Congolese in the year 1960. The year that for the first time since the 1800s, the Congo is free from Belgian rule and newly named the Democratic Republic of the … Continue reading

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A Year in Review, CLI Edition

This is a guest post from Deputy Director, Emily Ballard A little over a year ago if someone had mentioned the Democratic Republic of the Congo to me, it stirred up very little information in my mind. I knew about … 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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