Advocacy alerts Mon, 07/12/2009 - 15:03

16 Days, Burundi: "Our souls are calm"

From 25 November to 10 December, the International Rescue Committee is observing the "16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence."

MAKAMBA PROVINCE, BURUNDI – For Céline Mpitabakana and her husband, Jean, saving enough money to buy a small plot of land was always a fond but distant dream. In 1993, the couple had been forced to flee their home in Makamba Province in southern Burundi as civil war engulfed the country.

This article was published on the ONE blog. Read the full article including pictures.

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