Heart of a Mother: Diasporic Performative Engagement with Gender-based Violence in the DRCongo

@inproceedings{Godin2015HeartOA,
  title={Heart of a Mother: Diasporic Performative Engagement with Gender-based Violence in the DRCongo},
  author={Marie Godin},
  year={2015}
}
For a long time female migrants were not considered as proper political actors in the field of diaspora studies. Looking specifically at the case of the Democratic Republic of Congo, and in particular the East of the country, which has experienced a protracted conflict situation and is home to some of the world’s most horrific documented cases of sexual violence against women, this article explores how this particular form of violence has contributed to the mobilization of Congolese women… CONTINUE READING