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Facing human rights challenges in DR Congo and Afghanistan

What are the current human rights challenges in the DR Congo and Afghanistan, and how UN human rights officers are helping these countries face them?

In a series of radio interviews, officials of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), talk about the challenges countries face and what field-based colleagues do to assist them.

Scott Campbell is the Director of the UN Joint Human Rights Office in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). In light of recent trends, he notes that sexual violence ranks high among the challenges that the country faces. Scott Campbell recently spoke with Andre-Michel Essoungou. Listen here.

According to Georgette Gagnon, the UN Human Rights Office representative in Afghanistan, the country needs to embed human rights as a central part of the country's political and social culture. Listen to her interview with Andre-Michel Essoungou here.

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