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14 Dec 2012 description

The United States House of Representatives

Committee on Foreign Affairs

Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health and Human Rights

Testimony by Mvemba Phezo Dizolele

Visiting Fellow, Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Chairman Smith, Ranking Member Bass and Members of the Subcommittee on Africa:

Thank you for the invitation and honor to testify before your committee. I come before you as a Congolese and concerned U.S. citizen. The views expressed in this statement are mine, and mine alone.

14 Dec 2012 description

Steve Hege Former Coordinator of the United Nations Group of Experts on the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) Chairman Ros-Lehtinen, Ranking Member Bass, and Members of the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, and Human Rights: Thank you for this invitation to testify at this hearing on the current crisis in the eastern DR Congo. I have been working on the Eastern Congo for over eight years, including the past three as a member of the United Nations Group of Experts on the DRC.

14 Dec 2012 description

Testimony of John Prendergast

Co-Founder, Enough Project

House Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health and Human Rights

December 11, 2012

Thank you, Chairman Smith and Ranking Member Bass for the opportunity to testify at a crucial moment for the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

13 Dec 2012 description

Testimony

Johnnie Carson

Assistant Secretary, Bureau of African Affairs

As Prepared

Before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, and Human Rights

Washington, DC

December 11, 2012

Chairman Smith, Ranking Member Bass, and members of the Committee. Thank you for the invitation to testify before the Subcommittee on the crisis unfolding in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, or D.R.C.

23 Apr 2012 description

The White House

Office of the Press Secretary

For Immediate Release April 23, 2012

13 Mar 2012 description

PEPFAR Gender Strategy: Addressing gender norms and inequities is essential to reducing HIV risk and increasing access to HIV prevention, care and treatment services for women and men. In low and middle-income countries worldwide, HIV is the leading cause of death and disease in women in reproductive age. In sub-Saharan Africa, 60% of those living with HIV are women and in some of these countries, prevalence among young women aged 15-24 years is on average about three times higher than among men of the same age.