"Belgian authorities have asked for DNA samples of children adopted from the Democratic Republic of Congo to establish if their biological parents are still alive," according to this article from BBC News.
Victor H. Mlambo, Siphesihle Mpanza, Daniel N. Mlambo - Journal of Public Affairs16 Jan 2019
This study employed a strict textual analysis of the relevant literature on the use of child soldiers in the Democratic Republic of Congo, South Sudan, and the Central African Republic to understand the implications of this on regional security.
Lindsay Stark, Ilana Seff, Khudejha Asghar, Danielle Roth, Theresita Bakamore, Mairi MacRae, Cecile Fanton D’Andon, Kathryn L Falb - BMJ Global Health19 Oct 2018
The authors of this study investigated the incremental impact of adding a caregiver component to a life skills programme for adolescent girls, assessing girls’ exposure to violence (sexual and others) and caregivers’ gender attitudes and parenting behaviours.
Marie de la Soudière - Child Soldiers International19 Jun 2017
This guide is presented as a “toolbox” to help DDR actors respond to the needs of girls formerly associated with armed groups in eastern DRC, and to overcome the many obstacles to their release and reintegration, reported by some of the girls themselves.