LES FEMMES: Photography and peace On the 13th of October the Life & Peace Institute and Kvinna till Kvinna successfully opened the photo exhibition, LES FEMMES, at Fredens Hus (House of Peace) in Uppsala, Sweden.

The photo exhibition, which aims to show the lives of women in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), was opened by the Chairperson of Fredens Hus, Ing-Mari Munktell. LPI’s executive director, Lennart Molin introduced LPI’s work in eastern DRC …

Women, land and conflict transformation in the DRC

After her father’s death, Furaha inherited a piece of land situated in the village of Makobola, in the Uvira territory (South-Kivu province). However, because of local customs, her land was attributed to her husband who, after the death of their …

Local actors in mediation and conflict resolution

“Even if we say we should enter into dialogue on equal terms, we should not pretend that there are no power structures at play. There are those who are included and excluded, those who are excluded, those among the included …