Cadre Permanent de Concertation de la Femme Congolaise (CAFCO)

The mission of CAFCO is to lobby for women’s participation in the peace processes in the DRC, integrate gender dimension into decision-making processes, advocate for an increase in women’s representation in public offices, sensitize and mobilize women to participate in the electoral processes, help eradicate the prevalence of sexual violence and reduce the spread of HIV/AIDS.
CAFCO aims to ensure effective participation of Congolese women in peacebuilding and democratization process and promote collaboration among women in economic, political and cultural sectors.
CAFCO is a consultative organ at the Ministry of Gender in the DRC. Another major project of CAFCO is to raise awareness and share information with the public on UNSCR 1325.