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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. UN Urges DR Congo to Prosecute Soldiers for Rape in East

    "Congolese officials should fulfill their obligations...

    Thursday, October 24, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 096
  3. DRC: Former Irish leader Mary Robinson appointed UN envoy for Africa's Great Lakes region

    Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today announced the appointment of former Irish president Mary Robinson as the new Spec

    Monday, March 18, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 862
  4. 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
  5. DRC: Women Demand Inclusion in DRC Talks

    A group of women from North Kivu in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have demanded to be involved in the on-goi

    Friday, February 1, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 777
  6. DRC: Women Seek Peace

    The conflict in the Eastern DR Congo provinces of North and South Kivu between the Kinshasa government and the M23 mo

    Friday, December 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 706
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. DRC: Who will stand up for the women of Congo?

    Last week, coffee in hand, I read a chilling email. Armed men had shot at Dr.

    Tuesday, October 30, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 577
  11. DRC: Congolese Women Stitching a Community Back Together

    As documented in a new report from the Enough Project, which ranks electronics firms on their progress in cleaning up

    Wednesday, September 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 316
  12. DRC: Families in Camp Scattered by DRC Fighting

    “We were together in the forest when the fighting forced us to flee,” Mukakarimba said in tears, cradling

    Wednesday, May 23, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 058
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. DRC: DRC Election: Final Media Release: Joint Statement

    DR Congo: As Electoral Campaign Starts, Congolese and International NGOs Call for Urgent Measures to Prevent Escalat

    Thursday, November 3, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 399
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. INTERNATIONAL: Leymah Gbowee: Child Soldiers, Child Wives: Wounded for Life

    Working with ex-child soldiers of Charles Taylor's army, and the girls they have taken as wives, has convinced Nobel

    Friday, October 7, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 618
  24. INTERNATIONAL: Women Key to Successful Peace And Security

    Women are critical to peace building and conflict resolution.

    Friday, April 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 678
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  27. DRC: Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security: 10th Anniversary and New Commitments

    Kinshasa, 2 November 2010 - On the 10th anniversary of the adoption of Security Council Resolution 1325, the UN syste

    Tuesday, November 2, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 685
  28. DRC: Bukavu - World March of Women

    Bukavu, 18 October 2010 - Peace and demilitarisation is the main theme of the third International Action of the World

    Monday, October 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 393
  29. DRC: EU Extends Mission in Support of Security Sector Reform

    The Council adopted a decision extending until 30 September 2012 the EU mission to provide advice and assistance for

    Tuesday, September 21, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 190
  30. DRC: We Must Protect Women in Congo (Opinion)

    The mass rape of women in Congo (Report, 25 August) illustrates the difficulty the UN faces in trying to fulfil its m

    Friday, August 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 946
  31. DRC: DRC Commits to Implement Security Council Resolution 1325

    The Global Open day on Partnerships for Peace in the DRC tagged “Women Perspectives in Conflict Resolution, Pea

    Friday, June 11, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 241
  32. INTERNATIONAL: Women, War and Peace

    Women's rights organizations welcome UNSC support on the implementation of a United Nations Resolutio

    Wednesday, April 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 114
  33. DRC: Margot Wallström Reaffirms Her Commitment to the Fight Against Sexual Violence in the DRC

    The fight against sexual violence and the reign of impunity ar

    Tuesday, April 20, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 012
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  35. DRC: No Hope for End to Weapon of Rape in DR Congo

    With the United Nations peacekeeping forces set to begin a pull-out in coming months, women in the Democratic Republi

    Friday, April 2, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 763
  36. DRC: Congolese Women Celebrate "Peace and Equal Opportunities in Congo 50 years after independence"

    The first "Peace and Equal Opportunities in Congo after 50 years of independence" fair opened on 18th March

    Monday, March 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 795
  37. U.N.'s Wallström Says Congo Will Be Her First Stop

    Margot Wallström's two-year U.N.

    Thursday, February 25, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 773
  38. Women Leaders in the Great Lakes Region Trained in Peace-Building Skills

    A workshop on conflict prevention, mediation and peace-building for women leaders from member states of the Internati

    Tuesday, January 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 992