Congolese Women Take Action Against ‘Revenge Porn’

“During a meeting last month at Matadi’s ‘Maison de la Femme’ (a regional women’s center), local women spoke out about what one characterized as ‘cyber-criminality.’

Cherine Luzaisu, a lawyer and president of the Association for Woman Lawyers in Congo (AFEJUCO), says such violations can be considered as indecent assault, violation of human dignity or invasion of privacy, which are punishable by the Congolese penal code, bringing sentences of up to five years.”

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