“It’s important to be aware of what’s going on in the world and to think about how you can start to make a difference, even when you’re a kid.”
Eve Ensler, author of The Vagina Monologues, talks about her work with the City of Joy refuge in the Democratic Repub
The Permanent Missions to the United Nations of France, the United Kingdom, and the United States submitted to the Se
A national assembly candidate charged with organising the mass rape of 387 people has staged a campaign rally in the
The international community's efforts to increase the number of rape convictions in Democratic Republic of Congo have
The Carter Center has been closely monitoring the implementation of the electoral calendar that was released by the I
Thousands of women and girls who have been abducted by armed groups, enslaved and repeatedly raped during conflicts a
Members of security organs from various countries applauded Rwanda for taking adopting numerous initiatives to fight
Last month, the first woman ever was convicted of genocide.
Rwanda National Police (RNP) will begin conducting special training for female police officers to promote women parti
November is hot in Congo. Every month is hot in Congo.
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
Five years after the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) revised its laws against sexual and gender-based violence (SG
A new report has rekindled debate on whether the Rwandan government "betrayed" women who were raped during
Soldiers have committed acts of sexual violence in the north-east Democratic Republic of Congo, a UN humanitarian gro
Security is gradually returning to parts of the war-ravaged Democratic Republic of Congo.
United Nations human rights officials are providing technical and logistical support to military justice authorities
The official spearheading United Nations efforts to combat the scourge of sexual violence during war today welcomed t
Eleven soldiers found culpable in the rape of more than 50 women in the Congolese town of Fizi Centre in January, hav
A United Nations report unveiled today highlights the deprivations endured by thousands of victims of sexual violence
Congo is “the rape capital of the world,” according to Margot Wallstrom, the UN's Special Representative
Amnesty International has urged authorities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to step up reforms to its j
The head of the United Nations peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has welcomed the gu
A senior United Nations official has welcomed today's verdicts by a military court in eastern Democratic Republic of
The trial of 11 Congolese soldiers, those accused of raping dozens of women in the town of Fizi, South Kivu on New Ye
Eleven soldiers accused of raping more than 60 women have gone on trial in the most high-profile case yet heard by th
Eleven government soldiers accused of raping more than 60 women have gone on trial in the most high-profile case yet
A prosecution witness today recounted how she, her four children, and her husband were subjected to multiple rapes by
There was no field manual to consult, no military doctrine to guide the way.
Hundreds of cases investigated by officers, but so far few prosecutions.
Callixte Mbarushimana, a Rwandan rebel leader accused of committing war crimes and crimes against humanity in the Dem
The authorities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have arrested the commander of national army soldiers w
Seven soldiers and a commander in the army of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have been arrested over allegati
November 22nd of last year marked the beginning of the ongoing International Criminal Court trial of former Congolese
A defense lawyer in the trial of Jean-Pierre Bemba today stated that there were several militia groups that committed
Government soldiers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DR Congo) have been accused of the New Year's Day mass r
The prosecution of Jean-Pierre Bemba, which resumes Jan.