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Pygmy Peoples of the DRC: A Rising Movement

Pygmy Peoples of the DRC: A Rising Movement

by If not us then who?

The pygmy people of the Democratic Republic of Congo are fighting for the recognition of their land rights and distinct identity.

Discriminated against for decades, they are seeking protection for their forest, which is central to their religious beliefs and provides their food and livelihoods.

By organising and giving structure to their movement, they are building solidarity and encouraging young pygmies to keep their values and traditions alive.

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