City of Joy: Q&A with activist Christine Schuler Deschryver

City of Joy

Language: Engels

WHEN & WHERE?

Saturday, March 24, 2018 - 21:15
Zaal 4, Filmhuis Den Haag
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Q&A with activist Christine Schuler Deschryver about sexual violence against women and turning pain into strength led by Milouska Meulens.

Milouska Meulens, Dutch television presentor (Vroege Vogels), talks with Christine Schuler Deschryver about City of Joy in the DRC, the centre for the recovery and healing of survivors of sexual violence.

Jane Mukunilwa graduated from the first ever City of Joy class and now belongs to the centre’s programme staff. At City of Joy, women who are often very traumatized learn self-defence, tell their stories and ultimately come to love and accept themselves. After a 6-month programme they ‘graduate’ with the essential ingredients to participate in their communities again, but this time as leaders. Read more about Jane and Christine and watch a short clip.

Activist Jane Mukunilwa who was supposed to join this Q&A is unfortunately not able to attend due to visa issues.