Réseau des Femmes en Action pour le Développement Social (REFEADES)
Community, Gender & GBV, Peace
Congo - Kinshasa
REFEADES’s main purposes are:
To defend and promote human rights in general with a focus on women, youth and children;
To fight against sexually transmitted diseases, such as AIDS;
To promote peace and reconcilitaion between divided communities and churches;
To make people become centres for non violence in their communities.
Upholding the Principles of Conflict Transformation
In its network, REFEADES promotes tolerance and understanding of another. REFEADES knows that people see and understand the situations in which they live diferently, hence they work to help foster understanding about the other persons’ feelings. REFEADES promotes love, humility and dialogue.