The Democratic Republic of the Congo has been troubled since before its indepedence in 1960. Now, in their second war, the Congo needs help. With rebel groups using rape as a tactic of war, and the DRC's government paying working families $1 a day, it's hard for anyone to survive. Murder and rape is an epidemic in the Congo. Over 5.4 million people have lost their lives due to the violence, and everyday more and more people are assaulted and raped. This project is aimed to raise awareness on the issues and ways to help.
Conflict minerals are minerals that
are mined in times of armed violence
and human right violations. The link below is War Child's page about conflict minerals in
By clicking this link you will be lead
to a video that includes a rape victims
story. It is extremely graphic and can be harmful to audiences.
Click here to purchase a Fight For
The Congo tattoo or sticker set, and
help donate money towards Save The Children. If you have any questions about
the tattoos, contact me.