Congo's social issues reach Fort St. John

African culture and Congo women’s social issues are the hot topic Friday night at the Whole Wheat and Honey Cafe.

A Congo teach-in will be available to individuals 16 and over and who are interested in learning more about African culture.

Spokesperson Connie Kaweesi says the event is part of the V-Day campaign.

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She says women in the Congo are used as a weapon in the war, and whose rights are violated every day.

Kaweesi says there are many ways residents of Fort St. John can help the Congo women. She says the teach-in is accepting donations, which will be given to a Congo woman’s hospital. Kaweesi recommends everyone to stand up for women’s rights.

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You can also visit http://www.unicef.org/ for more information.

The Congo teach-in will be held at the Whole Wheat and Honey Cafe Friday night at 7pm.

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