You’ve heard of conflict diamonds and the movie Blood Diamond helped to illustrate the cause against them… but listen to this…. a deadly war is raging in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, and our insatiable demand for electronics products such as cell phones and laptops is helping drive that conflict.
Eastern Congo is the most dangerous place in the world to be a woman or girl, and the sexual violence there is often fueled by militias warring over conflict minerals, the ores that produce tin, tungsten, and tantalum—the 3 Ts— that end up being used in our electronic devices.
You can make an impact.
The Enough Projects RAISE Hope for Congo campaign has teamed up with YouTube to launch the COME CLEAN 4 CONGO video contest. Submit your video now!