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  1. RWANDA: Women Want to be Decision-Makers about Peace, Not Passive Victims of War

    Gaspard, the taxi driver taking me back to my hotel after dinner, is 27. So he was just a boy in 1994.

    Thursday, July 3, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 423
  2. CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC: UN, African Officials Urge Efforts to Advance Peace and Stability in CAR

    UN, African officials urge efforts to advance peace and stability in CAR

    Monday, June 2, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 351
  3. DRC: Victimized twice: DRC women rebound after war, rape

    Living in the lush mountainous region in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, Wivine Mwbawa would spend hours ea

    Monday, January 20, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 205
  4. CAR: Woman Chosen to Lead Central African Republic Out of Mayhem

    Cheers broke out in the National Assembly building here on Monday as representatives chose the mayor of this beleague

    Monday, January 20, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 209
  5. DRC: Addressing Violence Against Women in War-Torn Regions

    For the past two decades women's bodies have become the battlefield as gangs of combatants have committed atrocities

    Monday, December 9, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 172
  6. BURUNDI: Restoration of livelihoods and trauma healing in Burundi

    Working with others to make a difference

    Wednesday, November 6, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 138
  7. RWANDA: East Africa: President Kagame Discusses ICC, FDLR, EAC Integration, Women Majority in Parliament and More At Press Briefing

    Rwanda's new parliament was seated this month, with higher female representation than any other country in the world

    Wednesday, October 30, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 127
  8. RWANDA: We Should Support Efforts to End Rape in Conflict

    BY GITURA MWAURA, 10 OCTOBER 2013

    ANALYSIS

    Thursday, October 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 106
  9. DRC: Warlord Gets 14 Years for Using Child Soldiers

    Convicted Congolese warlord Thomas Lubanga Dyilo has been sentenced to 14 years in jail, but he will have six years k

    Tuesday, July 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 206
  10. RWANDA: After Liberation Struggle, Women Fight for Development

    Taking part in the liberation struggle did not necessarily require one to be part of the army or fighting with weapon

    Monday, July 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 203
  11. DRC: Survivors of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in Congo find Access to Justice

    There are no court houses in Kalonge health district, a region home to more than 130,000 people, high in the hills ab

    Wednesday, June 27, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 175
  12. CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC: Victim - My Daughter Cried When She Saw Bemba's Men Assaulting Me

    On Monday, a victim recounted to International Criminal Court (ICC) judges how she was sexually assaulted in front of

    Monday, June 25, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 171
  13. Report of the Mapping Exercise Documenting the Most Serious Violations of Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law Committed Within the Territory of the Democratic Republic of the Congo Between March 1993 and June 2003

    This report is the sum of the work of a team of men and women, from the DemocraticRepublic of the Congo (DRC) and bey

    Friday, June 8, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 616
  14. RWANDA: Gender Monitoring Office Meets Women Parliamentarians

    On Monday, the Gender Monitoring Office (GMO) and the Rwanda Women Parliamentary Forum (FFRP) held a meeting aiming a

    Tuesday, June 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 102
  15. RWANDA: 70 Female Police Officers Complete Training

    A group of 77 police officers, 70 of them women, were yesterday commissioned after completing a three-month Police ba

    Tuesday, March 27, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 944
  16. CONGO: Women Graduate from Sexual Violence Survivors Program in the Congo

    In the war torn area of the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo armed rebels rape and pillage women on a regular bas

    Sunday, February 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 773
  17. DRC: Protectors or Sexual Predators

    "A dead rat is worth more than the body of a woman." Those were the words of one distraught young woman who

    Tuesday, January 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 663
  18. DRC: Rape Persists in Congo, Even When the War is Over

    THE BABY'S name is Alame.

    Tuesday, January 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 624
  19. RWANDA: The Only Country in the World Where Dominated by Women

    Women have made significant advances in politics over the past few decades, with females having served as the head of

    Tuesday, January 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 629
  20. Eve Ensler: 'Women Will Rise Up and Take Back the Congo for the Congolese' - Video

    Eve Ensler, author of The Vagina Monologues, talks about her work with the City of Joy refuge in the Democratic Repub

    Monday, December 5, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 541
  21. INTERNATIONAL: Designation for Sanctions of an Armed Leader in the DRC

    The Permanent Missions to the United Nations of France, the United Kingdom, and the United States submitted to the Se

    Tuesday, November 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 453
  22. DRC: Wanted Congo Rebel Holds Campaign Rally

    A national assembly candidate charged with organising the mass rape of 387 people has staged a campaign rally in the

    Saturday, November 26, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 445
  23. DRC: Film Sheds Light on Congo's "Unfair Rape Trials"

    The international community's efforts to increase the number of rape convictions in Democratic Republic of Congo have

    Monday, November 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 463
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  25. First Carter Center Pre-Election Statement on Preparations in the Democratic Republic of Congo

    The Carter Center has been closely monitoring the implementation of the electoral calendar that was released by the I

    Friday, November 11, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 530
  26. AFRICA: Peacebuilders Fail Africa's Women Victims of War

    Thousands of women and girls who have been abducted by armed groups, enslaved and repeatedly raped during conflicts a

    Monday, October 31, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 381
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  28. RWANDA: Country Commended for Anti-GBV Campaign

    Members of security organs from various countries applauded Rwanda for taking adopting numerous initiatives to fight

    Wednesday, July 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 137
  29. RWANDA: Rape in War: No More Excuses

    Last month, the first woman ever was convicted of genocide.

    Friday, July 22, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 120
  30. RWANDA: Police to Conduct Special Female Officers' Courses

    Rwanda National Police (RNP) will begin conducting special training for female police officers to promote women parti

    Wednesday, June 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 034
  31. DRC: Congo's Violent Rape Epidemic Needs a Cure

    November is hot in Congo. Every month is hot in Congo.

    Tuesday, June 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 018
  32. RWANDA: Group therapy for Rwandan genocide trauma

    She sits in the shade of a tree with half a dozen of other women; most of them were raped during the genocide that ki

    Wednesday, June 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 891
  33. DRC: New Laws Have Little Impact on Sexual Violence in DRC

    Five years after the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) revised its laws against sexual and gender-based violence (SG

    Tuesday, June 7, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 880
  34. RWANDA: Rape, Justice, and Privacy

    A new report has rekindled debate on whether the Rwandan government "betrayed" women who were raped during

    Thursday, June 2, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 861
  35. Justice Compromised: The Legacy of Rwanda's Community-Based Gacaca Courts

    I. Summary

    II. Recommendations

    Sunday, May 1, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 442
  36. DRC: UN Body Accuses DRC Soldiers of Sex Crimes

    Soldiers have committed acts of sexual violence in the north-east Democratic Republic of Congo, a UN humanitarian gro

    Thursday, April 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 627
  37. DRC: Security Returning to DR Congo

    Security is gradually returning to parts of the war-ravaged Democratic Republic of Congo.

    Monday, April 11, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 513
  38. DRC: UN Provides Logistical Support for Rape Trial of Army General

    United Nations human rights officials are providing technical and logistical support to military justice authorities

    Wednesday, March 30, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 482
  39. DRC: UN Envoy Hails Move to Pursue Rape Cases Against Top Military Officers

    The official spearheading United Nations efforts to combat the scourge of sexual violence during war today welcomed t

    Tuesday, March 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 534
  40. DRC: Mobile Court a Sign of Hope

    Eleven soldiers found culpable in the rape of more than 50 women in the Congolese town of Fizi Centre in January, hav

    Tuesday, March 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 340
  41. DRC: UN Report Details Suffering of Rape Victims, Recommends Reparations

    A United Nations report unveiled today highlights the deprivations endured by thousands of victims of sexual violence

    Thursday, March 3, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 341
  42. DRC: First Convictions for Ordering Mass Rape in Congo

    Congo is “the rape capital of the world,” according to Margot Wallstrom, the UN's Special Representative

    Sunday, February 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 338
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  44. DRC: DR Congo Colonel's Rape Conviction is First Step on Road to Justice

    Amnesty International has urged authorities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to step up reforms to its j

    Wednesday, February 23, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 295
  45. DRC: Head of UN Mission Welcomes Verdicts in DR Congo Mass Rape Case

    The head of the United Nations peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has welcomed the gu

    Wednesday, February 23, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 296
  46. DRC: Mass Rape Verdicts Send Strong Signal to Perpetrators

    A senior United Nations official has welcomed today's verdicts by a military court in eastern Democratic Republic of

    Monday, February 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 293
  47. DRC: DR Congo: Ending Impunity for Sexual Violence: Will the Fizi Trials Deliver Justice?

    The trial of 11 Congolese soldiers, those accused of raping dozens of women in the town of Fizi, South Kivu on New Ye

    Tuesday, February 15, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 256
  48. DRC: Mobile Court Reduces Sex Attacks

    Eleven soldiers accused of raping more than 60 women have gone on trial in the most high-profile case yet heard by th

    Saturday, February 12, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 211
  49. DRC: Congolese Soldiers go on Trial Accused of Raping more than 60 Women

    Eleven government soldiers accused of raping more than 60 women have gone on trial in the most high-profile case yet

    Thursday, February 10, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 209
  50. CAR: 'Bemba Soldiers Raped Me, My Four Children and My Husband'

    A prosecution witness today recounted how she, her four children, and her husband were subjected to multiple rapes by

    Tuesday, February 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 213

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