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Sinzeri Nabeza Jolie

WHRD, Member
SOS Handicap

Sinzeri Nabeza Jolie is a woman human rights defender and member of SOS HANDICAP, an organisation created by disabled women to defend and protect the human rights of women and girls living with disabilities and to promote a fair world for all. SOS HANDICAP is located in the Fizi territory, in the south of Sud-Kivu Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo. Sinzeri Nabeza Jolie who has a disability on her left leg, is in charge of the monitoring and reporting of human rights violations and has been working with SOS HANDICAP for two years.


HRDs in the Democratic Republic of Congo are at risk of killings, threats, intimidation and judicial harassment. The risks are especially acute for WHRDs and HRDs working on land and environmental rights who are often seen as a threat to economic interests.