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NEW: Expanded Paula Allen Photo Gallery of City of Joy!


V-Day is pleased to launch the City of Joy Opening Ceremony Photo Gallery, by world-renowned photojournalist and long-time V-Day activist Paula Allen.

This incredible collection of images invites all of our activists into the momentous occasion that was the opening ceremony for City of Joy, a revolutionary new community for women survivors of gender violence in Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo.

City of Joy celebrated its opening on February 4th. The event brought thousands of Congolese women and men, grassroots activists, regional dignitaries, City of Joy residents and staff together with national and international activists, politicians, and supporters.

We invite you to view and share this extensive and beautiful selection of images.

VIEW City of Joy Opening Ceremony Photo Gallery >

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