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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. DRC/UNITED STATES: AFRICOM Trying to Stop Violent Cycle Among African Soldiers

    There was no field manual to consult, no military doctrine to guide the way.

    Sunday, February 6, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 170
  15. DRC: Authorities Arrest Army Commander Linked to Alleged Rapes, UN Reports

    The authorities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have arrested the commander of national army soldiers w

    Friday, January 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 107
  16. DRC: Troops Held over DR Congo Mass Rape

    Seven soldiers and a commander in the army of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have been arrested over allegati

    Wednesday, January 19, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 073
  17. DRC: UPDATE: Congolese Soldiers Charged and Arrested for New Year's Day Mass Rape

    Government soldiers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DR Congo) have been accused of the New Year's Day mass r

    Wednesday, January 12, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 997
  18. DRC: DR Congo Court Convicts Nine Police of Rape

    A Democratic Republic of Congo military court sentenced nine police officers for up to 20 years in jail for raping a

    Monday, November 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 538
  19. DRC: Ending Impunity in the Congo

    A man accused of helping direct a campaign of severe war crimes and crimes against humanity in the eastern Democratic

    Friday, October 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 526
  20. DRC: Facing Justice Relaunching in DRC

    A group of female Congolese journalists last month took part in a week-long training session in Goma aimed at teachin

    Wednesday, July 21, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 766
  21. DRC: Getting Away with Rape

    When nine-year-old Jeanne* from North Kivu Province in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) was raped by a neighbou

    Monday, July 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 489
  22. Congo Women Taught to Take Rape Cases to Court

    Rape victims in the south east of the Democratic Republic of Congo, can usually be paid off with five goats and some

    Wednesday, February 17, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 622
  23. DRC: Sexual Violence Prevention and Re-integration Funding

    While medical and psychological care are being provided to survivors of sexual violence in eastern Democratic Republi

    Wednesday, November 4, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 548