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An Evening with Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Dr. Denis Mukwege and V

By Frontline Women's Fund | Oct 21, 2022
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Last month, on September 19th, Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College hosted an evening with Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and Medical Director of Panzi Hospital, Dr. Denis Mukwege and Tony Award-winning playwright, founder of V-Day, and One Billion Rising, V (formerly Eve Ensler).

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Dr. Denis Mukwege – CNN Interview on Sexual Violence in Ukraine

By Frontline Women's Fund | Jun 7, 2022
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Our brilliant partner and friend, Nobel Peace Prize winner Dr. Denis Mukwege of the Panzi Foundation recently spoke with CNN’s Christiane Amanpour on the harsh realities of armed conflict and the urgent need to end rape as a weapon of war.

Denis Mukwege Under Attack for Standing Up for Victims of Sexual Violence

By Donor Direct Action | Oct 7, 2020
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Denis Mukwege won the Nobel Peace Prize two years ago. Now, he’s under attack for standing up for victims of sexual violence.

Remembering Maman Rose

By Frontline Women's Fund | Sep 11, 2020
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It is with deep sadness that Donor Direct Action grieves the passing of Maman Rose in Goma, DR Congo. A survivor of sexual violence in conflict who…

OPINION: Women, Peace and Security: Let’s Turn Words into Action

By Frontline Women's Fund | May 3, 2019
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  Dr. Denis Mukwege BUKAVU, Democratic Republic of Congo, May 3 2019 (IPS) – To be able to tackle a problem we must first recognize…

Dr. Denis Mukwege with a patient

OPINION: UN Security Council should stand in solidarity with survivors of rape in conflict

By Frontline Women's Fund | Apr 23, 2019
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  The honor bestowed on us by the Norwegian Nobel Committee in late 2018, when we jointly won the Nobel Peace Prize, comes with tremendous…

Dr. Denis Mukwege wins Nobel Peace Prize

By Frontline Women's Fund | Oct 5, 2018
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I am so delighted to share the news with you that Dr. Denis Mukwege, Medical Director of Panzi Hospital in the Congo, has won the…

The Doctor Who’s Saved 46,000 Congolese Women — and Isn’t Done Yet

By Frontline Women's Fund | Jan 4, 2018
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When Dr. Denis Mukwege was still a child, his father, a pastor, would take him on pilgrimages to visit the sick in Bukavu, a city…

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Support Congolese women peacemakers

By Frontline Women's Fund | Sep 18, 2017
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65 Congolese women have come together for the first time to plan a more peaceful future for the DRC but need funding to move forward. Watch our video with Meryl Streep, Leymah Gbowee, Lena Dunham, Margot Wallström, Dr. Denis Mukwege, Navi Pillay and Gloria Steinem.

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Dr. Mukwege’s statement on June 19, International Day for Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict

By Frontline Women's Fund | Jun 19, 2017
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Statement of Dr. Denis Mukwege on the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict Bukavu  (19 June 2017) –…

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Dr. Denis Mukwege highlighted in Time magazine article

By Frontline Women's Fund | Feb 15, 2017
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“Heroes often come from the most unlikely of places. Photographer Platon, known for his unflinching close-up portraits of presidents, dictators and other powerful icons of our era, found his in the surgical suites and recovery rooms of a small-town hospital in one of the most traumatized nations on earth, the Democratic Republic of Congo.”

Synergie opens new women’s shelter in DRC

By Frontline Women's Fund | Sep 22, 2016
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Thanks to generous donations from Donor Direct Action supporters, our partner Synergie des Femmes pour les Victimes des Violences has opened this new women’s shelter in…