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Congo’s Women Stepped Up To Fight Ebola. Now they Want Equality

Congo’s Women Stepped Up To Fight Ebola. Now they Want Equality

 When Ebola hit her town three years ago, Congolese seamstress Zawadi Kavira did something previously unthinkable in her conservative community – she became a builder. Construction was traditionally seen as men’s work in Mangina in North Kivu province, where the Democratic Republic of Congo’s worst-ever Ebola epidemic began. But the rural community needed extra hands […]