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Posted by The IRC on May 18th, 2012
Farmer and mother Alice Akoko shares the story of how she is rebuilding her life after the the long and brutal LRA conflict in northern Uganda. more »
Posted by The IRC on April 20th, 2012
Christine Akello, a farmer and mother of six children, shares the story of how she is rebuilding her life after the the long and brutal Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) conflict in northern Uganda. more »
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Posted by The IRC on March 26th, 2012
In response to the recent groundswell of public interest in Joseph Kony, we put out a call for questions about the situation in Uganda and other countries impacted by the LRA. Here are answers to a selection of the ones we received via social media. more »
Posted by Anne C. Richard on March 13th, 2012
Thanks to the "KONY 2012" video made by the San Diego-based organization Invisible Children, millions of people are suddenly interested in humanitarian crises in Central Africa. This is great news, but the challenge now is to translate that concern into constructive activism... more »
Posted by Cristine Betters on March 12th, 2012
The IRC has been in northern Uganda since 1998 and our team, made up mostly of Ugandans, really understands the terrain. While Joseph Kony and his Lord's Resistance Army have most likely left the country, their violent legacy lives on. more »
Posted by The IRC on March 11th, 2012
Ugandan Joseph Kony leads a rebel group called the LRA (the Lord’s Resistance Army) that has terrorized villagers in four countries in central Africa for over 20 years. Learn how the IRC has been helping the LRA's victims. more »

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