Tonight at the Hollywood Film Festival's Human Rights Symposium, Matt Smith will accept his award for submitting the winning video to YouTube's Video for Change program, "Come Clean 4 Congo," in partnership with the Enough Project. Back in May, we asked you to make videos demonstrating the connection between the "conflict minerals" used in cell phones and the war in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Matt's winning video, voted #1 by the YouTube community, used spoken word to take a far-away, complex issue and make it understandable and compelling.
Thursday marked the beginning of the two-day special African Union summit, convened by Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni, that aims to ratify the Convention on the Protection and Assistance of the Displaced People in Africa. On this occasion, here’s a quick look at the IDP and refugee situations in Enough’s conflict areas. Read More »
Rarely does the Rayburn House Office Building see such a crowd, but with Academy Award winning actress and UNIFEM Goodwill Ambassador Nicole Kidman set to testify before the House Foreign Affairs Committee yesterday, people lined up to hear what she had to say about an issue she’s passionate about: international violence against women. Read More »