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Promoting Peace though Village Committees | Voice of America

Members of a DRC village peace committee: Credit: World Relief

Members of a DRC village peace committee: Credit: World Relief

For more than 20 years, the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has been wracked by war, ethnic violence and sexual assaults. More than two and a half million people are internally displaced, and hundreds of thousands of others have fled to neighboring countries. Despite that, efforts continue on the grassroots level to bring peace between local communities by ending disputes over land and livestock

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