In a conversation in honor of Mother’s Day, Javier Bardem discusses the world’s most dangerous place for mothers and their daughters: the Congo. Armed militias in the Congo use rape as a weapon of war, in their fight to control the Congo’s minerals. These minerals power our everyday electronics. This Mother’s Day, add your voice to the conflict-free movement at www.RaiseHopeForCongo.org.
Filming by Jimmy Hammond
Produced, edited and directed by Robert Padavick
Photos courtesy AP
Congo video by Jeff Trussell and the Bureau for International Reporting
Copyright 2011 Center for American Progress
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