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Action de Solidarité des Femmes pour le Développement en Milieu Rural (ASOFED-MR)

Founded in 2010, Action de Solidarité des Femmes pour le Développement en Milieu Rural (ASOFED-MR) is an initiative of rural women and children working in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The organisation operates in the rural areas of the Sud-Kivu province in the east of the country, and aims to promote education, women and children’s rights, democracy, sustainable development and strengthened communities. It moreover works to end sexual and gender-based violence as well as child marriage, and aims to promote maternal and newborn health.