GENEVA, February 19, 2018 – Congolese activist Julienne Lusenge who fights rape as a weapon of war today addressed the United Nations opening of the 10th Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy — see quotes below. For links to other speakers’ quotes, videos, photos, livestream, and more, click here.

On including women in peace talks:

  • “We want Congolese women to not to just be victims of sexual violence, but to be the drivers of change in their own country.”