This #CongoLive episode featured Marie Claire Faray, one of the most active and inspiring Congolese women working for change in Congo. It focused on looking at the history of Congolese women’s resistance from Kimpa Vita to the women network of Common Cause UK.
Marie Claire Faray, a Congolese mother of two beautiful daughters, is a Postgraduate Medical Information Adviser and Research Scientist in infectious diseases at Barts Hospital and the Queen Mary University of London.
She is also an active campaigner for peace, human rights and women’s participation and representation in decision making arena. She is a member of the UK section of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom.
She is an active member of the executive committee for COMMON CAUSE UK, a platform of Congolese women in the UK and a member of the Million Women Rise, a national coalition of women in the UK.