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  1. DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO: Congo's Women Deserve Action

    Too often the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is reduced to ‘the rape capital of the world,' a tragic title

    Thursday, July 31, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 456
  2. DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO: UN Hails Appointment of Senior Adviser on Sexual Violence, Child Recruitment

    The appointment of a presidential adviser on conflict-related sexual violence and child recruitment in the Democratic

    Monday, July 14, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 440
  3. DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO: Medical App Amasses Evidence Against War-Zone Rapists

    ASMA, 14, was raped at gunpoint. Two soldiers attacked her as she looked for firewood in the forest.

    Thursday, July 10, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 432
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  5. DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO: British Aid Money May Unwittingly be Funding Rape and Torture in DR Congo

    Concern is mounting that British aid money may be funding police who are using rape as a tool of state-sanctioned tor

    Monday, June 16, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 369
  6. DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO: For Rape Survivors in My Country, One London Summit is Not Enough

    I have met survivors of rape, ranging from babies a few months old to elderly women: in my country, the Democratic Re

    Monday, June 9, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 347
  7. DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO: 'Raping Makes Us Feel Free': Congo's Soldiers Reveal Astonishing Stories

    The Congolese soldiers march through the night, but not towards battle.

    Monday, June 9, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 348
  8. DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO: Sexual Violence in DRC Not Limited to War Zone

    In the Democratic Republic of Congo there have been more than two decades of armed conflict, sexual violence against

    Wednesday, June 4, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 343
  9. DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO: Refugee Women Launch Musical Campaign Against Violence Against Women

    Four musical sisters are launching a campaign to raise awareness about violence against women.

    Monday, May 26, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 333
  10. 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
  11. 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
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  13. DRC: UN Envoy "Shocked" Over Eastern DR Congo Abuses

    The new UN special envoy for Africa's Great Lakes region, former Irish president Mary Robinson, expressed her "s

    Wednesday, May 1, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 939
  14. DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO: Congo Promises Action on Mass Rapes in Eastern Town -U.N.

    The Democratic Republic of Congo has promised to bring a group of suspected mass rapists to justice after the United

    Tuesday, April 2, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 898
  15. DRC: UN Says Sexual Violence on the Rise in DRC

    The UN and human rights groups are warning of a rise in sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

    Friday, March 15, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 861
  16. DRC: Massive Rapes and Conflict Displacement Hit DR Congo Mining Region

    For the past 10 months, a little-known conflict in a marginalized corner of northeast Democratic Republic of Congo (D

    Thursday, January 24, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 752
  17. DRC: Bring Women Into Peace Talks - Diop

    It's a country the size of all of western Europe, with enormous mineral riches that enable the artifacts of modern li

    Sunday, December 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 691
  18. DRC: Congolese Women Plead For Help In Ending Violence, Crimes Against Women

    Women in Africa's Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) are calling on President Barack Obama to lend resources and

    Thursday, December 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 684
  19. DRC: Surge in Sexual Violence in North Kivu

    Sexual violence is on the rise as armed groups continue to move across the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo's (DR

    Thursday, December 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 681
  20. DRC: A Red Armband for Dr. Mukwege

    The situation has been very tense at Panzi Hospital since the assassination attempt on Doctor Denis Mukwege that forc

    Friday, November 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 648
  21. DRC: Local Women Respond to Attempt on Doctor's Life

    “What about the women who were raped who were depending on Dr.

    Wednesday, November 14, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 632
  22. DRC: Nobel-nominated Congo doctor fears going home after attack

    A Nobel-prize nominated Congolese gynecologist said on Tuesday he is too scared to return to his native Congo after a

    Tuesday, November 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 618
  23. DRC: One-third of Congolese men admit committing sexual violence

    More than one in three men surveyed in the Democratic Republic of the Congo's war-torn east admits committing sexual

    Wednesday, October 31, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 589
  24. DRC: 5 000 rapes as unrest engulfs eastern DRC

    At least 5 000 women have been raped this year in the Democratic Republic of Congo's eastern province of North Kivu a

    Thursday, October 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 538
  25. DRC:M23 Rebels Committing War Crimes

    (Goma) – M23 rebels in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo are responsible for widespread war crimes, includin

    Tuesday, September 11, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 338
  26. DRC: Aid Worker Diaries - Overcoming Violence in DR Congo: CARE Assists Survivors of Sexual Violence

    Three women from North Kivu share their stories of how CARE is helping survivors of sexual and gender-based violence

    Tuesday, September 4, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 286
  27. DRC: Women and Children Ravaged by Congo Conflict

    For the first time in the three-month long uprising in eastern Congo, more civilians are being injured than soldiers&

    Monday, August 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 263
  28. CONGO-KINSHASA: UN Official Condemns Sexual Violence By Renegade Soldiers

    A United Nations official today condemned the sexual violence in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) r

    Thursday, July 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 233
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. DRC: Security Council Deplores Recent Mutiny, Killing and Abuse of Civilians

    The Security Council today strongly condemned the recent mutiny by renegade soldiers in the Democratic Republic of th

    Friday, June 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 161
  32. DRC: Women Use Radio to Fight Sexual Violence

    Armed with microphones, female journalists are using the media to fight the war on women's bodies in the Democratic R

    Wednesday, May 30, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 103
  33. DRC: UN Envoy Concerned About Possible Sexual Violence Amid Latest Fighting

    A top United Nations official has voiced her concern about the latest wave of fighting in eastern Democratic Republic

    Thursday, May 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 040
  34. DRC: Reducing Gender Based Violence in DRC through Behaviour Change Strategies

    The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has become infamous in recent years as the “rape capital of the world,&r

    Tuesday, April 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 956
  35. DRC: Reducing Gender-based Violence in DRC Through Behavior Change Strategies

    The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has become infamous in recent years as the “rape capital of the world,&r

    Tuesday, April 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 976
  36. DRC: CBM'S Fistula Campaign Aims to Give Women Back Their Dignity

    On 22nd March 2012, CBM, the overseas disability charity, will be running a UK wide awareness campaign about their wo

    Wednesday, March 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 929
  37. DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO: Congo-Kinshasa: The Forgotten Rape Capital of the World

    The effects of civil strife on the people of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and the attendant sexual violatio

    Wednesday, March 7, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 885
  38. DRC: Foundations Give Hope to Survivors of Sexual Violence in DR Congo

    Sexual violence is rampant in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

    Thursday, February 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 829
  39. DRC/INTERNATIONAL: Why The Most Dangerous Places To Women Threaten Global Peace And Security

    Sexual and gender-based violence, or SGBV, does not just affect an individual but also has the power to permeate an e

    Monday, February 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 837
  40. DRC: Narratives of Rape in the DRC: Helpful, but Perpetuating Stereotypes?

    Women Under Siege is a fascinating new initiative of the Women's

    Sunday, February 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 808
  41. DRC: Panzi Hospital: On the Front Line of Conflict-Related Sexual Violence

    Imagine your village being attacked, your loved ones brutalized or even killed.

    Monday, February 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 774
  42. 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
  43. DRC: Commander in Militia Denies Role in Mass Rape

    SADOKE KIKUNDA Mayele repeatedly cracks his knuckles as he sits restlessly in a small room up a dank stairway in Goma

    Wednesday, January 4, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 622
  44. 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
  45. DRC: Sexual violence in eastern DR Congo - signs of change?

    During a fairly frenetic trip to eastern Democratic Republic of Congo last week I spent a couple of hours at the Heal

    Friday, December 2, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 484
  46. 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
  47. DRC: Sexual Violence and Gender: From Peace to Conflict and Back Again

    More attention is being paid today to the inter-relationality between gender and war/conflict than ever before, raisi

    Monday, November 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 473
  48. 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
  49. DRC: Election Promises of Peace and Security

    The 11 candidates contesting presidential elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo all pledge to improve peace a

    Saturday, November 12, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 429
  50. DRC:DR Congo: Arrest Candidate Wanted For Mass Rape

    Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo should immediately arrest an armed group leader running for political

    Wednesday, November 2, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 398

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