“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.”
Living in the lush mountainous region in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, Wivine Mwbawa would spend hours ea
For the past two decades women's bodies have become the battlefield as gangs of combatants have committed atrocities
Convicted Congolese warlord Thomas Lubanga Dyilo has been sentenced to 14 years in jail, but he will have six years k
There are no court houses in Kalonge health district, a region home to more than 130,000 people, high in the hills ab
"A dead rat is worth more than the body of a woman." Those were the words of one distraught young woman who
THE BABY'S name is Alame.
The Permanent Missions to the United Nations of France, the United Kingdom, and the United States submitted to the Se
The international community's efforts to increase the number of rape convictions in Democratic Republic of Congo have
Thousands of women and girls who have been abducted by armed groups, enslaved and repeatedly raped during conflicts a
November is hot in Congo. Every month is hot in Congo.
Five years after the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) revised its laws against sexual and gender-based violence (SG
United Nations human rights officials are providing technical and logistical support to military justice authorities
Eleven soldiers accused of raping more than 60 women have gone on trial in the most high-profile case yet heard by th
There was no field manual to consult, no military doctrine to guide the way.
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
Government soldiers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DR Congo) have been accused of the New Year's Day mass r
A Democratic Republic of Congo military court sentenced nine police officers for up to 20 years in jail for raping a
A man accused of helping direct a campaign of severe war crimes and crimes against humanity in the eastern Democratic
A group of female Congolese journalists last month took part in a week-long training session in Goma aimed at teachin
When nine-year-old Jeanne* from North Kivu Province in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) was raped by a neighbou
Rape victims in the south east of the Democratic Republic of Congo, can usually be paid off with five goats and some
While medical and psychological care are being provided to survivors of sexual violence in eastern Democratic Republi