Julienne Lusenge

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Julienne Lusenge was born in eastern Congo of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, she is is a tireless campaigner for justice, peace and gender equality. Since 2001, Lusenge is the director of Fonds pour les Femmes Congolaises (FFC) and president/co-founder of SOFEPADI (Women’s Solidarity for Peace and Integral Development), an NGO working for the promotion of women and girls’ rights and working on sexual reproduction health in the the eastern part of the DRC. She is one of the leaders of the International Campaign to Stop Rape & Gender Violence in Conflict zones and is the Vice President of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) in DRC. Ms Lusenge received the Chevalier de la Legion d’Honneur title by the French Government & the Ginetta Sagan Award from Amnesty International.


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