Julienne Lusenge is President of Solidarité féminine pour la paix et
le développement integral (Women’s Solidarity for Peace and Integrated
Development) in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). As President, she manages
a coalition of 40 women’s organisations that work together to defend and
protect women’s rights in the Eastern provinces of the DRC, and to assist
victims of sexual violence in seeking justice through the judicial system. Lusenge
has also acted as coordinator of the National Campaign of Congolese Women
Against Sexual Violence and is Director of the Congolese Women’s Fund.