The empowerment of women is a prerequisite for the full and sustainable development of the nation. Women and girls make up half the congolese’s population, and their access to quality education is closely linked to economic, social and cultural development.
CERC is committed to SDG 5 and promotes equality between the sexes and the rejection of all discrimination based on sex or gender identity, thereby contributing to the empowerment of women and girls in Democratic Republic of the Congo.
CERC is committed to SDG 5 and promotes gender equality and the rejection of any discrimination based on sex or gender identity, thereby contributing to the empowerment of women and girls.
Since 2017, we have made significant progress in integrating gender equality into our programming. At least 50% of our beneficiaries are girls. To date, we have trained and supported more than 428 girls in our integrity clubs. 12,423 girls directly impacted by our SHINE project in secondary schools in South-Kivu.
By 2021, we will ensure that at least 50% of all staff and volunteers are women; and that at least 75% of the trainees are women from diverse backgrounds.