A Month of Awesome Women: Yvette Mulongo

Don't let Yvette Mulongo's big brown eyes or soft-spoken voice fool you. She is one awesome woman, determined to change one of the most dangerous places to be a woman -- one girl at a time. Mulongo is a healthcare advocate from the Democratic Republic of Congo, a country known as the "ground zero of rape." Maternal death, lack of access to basic education and contraception, and a destructive disease called fistula are also commonplace in Mulongo's home country. ...more

Thank you, Grace, for sharing Ms. Mulongo's story with us. As awful as it is for me to say this, ...more