“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
"Congolese officials should fulfill their obligations...
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today announced the appointment of former Irish president Mary Robinson as the new Spec
The UN and human rights groups are warning of a rise in sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
A group of women from North Kivu in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have demanded to be involved in the on-goi
The conflict in the Eastern DR Congo provinces of North and South Kivu between the Kinshasa government and the M23 mo
It's a country the size of all of western Europe, with enormous mineral riches that enable the artifacts of modern li
Women in Africa's Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) are calling on President Barack Obama to lend resources and
Sexual violence is on the rise as armed groups continue to move across the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo's (DR
Last week, coffee in hand, I read a chilling email. Armed men had shot at Dr.
As documented in a new report from the Enough Project, which ranks electronics firms on their progress in cleaning up
“We were together in the forest when the fighting forced us to flee,” Mukakarimba said in tears, cradling
Sexual and gender-based violence, or SGBV, does not just affect an individual but also has the power to permeate an e
"A dead rat is worth more than the body of a woman." Those were the words of one distraught young woman who
SADOKE KIKUNDA Mayele repeatedly cracks his knuckles as he sits restlessly in a small room up a dank stairway in Goma
The Permanent Missions to the United Nations of France, the United Kingdom, and the United States submitted to the Se
More attention is being paid today to the inter-relationality between gender and war/conflict than ever before, raisi
The 11 candidates contesting presidential elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo all pledge to improve peace a
Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo should immediately arrest an armed group leader running for political
Thousands of women and girls who have been abducted by armed groups, enslaved and repeatedly raped during conflicts a
Working with ex-child soldiers of Charles Taylor's army, and the girls they have taken as wives, has convinced Nobel
Women are critical to peace building and conflict resolution.
Kinshasa, 2 November 2010 - On the 10th anniversary of the adoption of Security Council Resolution 1325, the UN syste
Bukavu, 18 October 2010 - Peace and demilitarisation is the main theme of the third International Action of the World
The Council adopted a decision extending until 30 September 2012 the EU mission to provide advice and assistance for
The mass rape of women in Congo (Report, 25 August) illustrates the difficulty the UN faces in trying to fulfil its m
The Global Open day on Partnerships for Peace in the DRC tagged “Women Perspectives in Conflict Resolution, Pea
Women's rights organizations welcome UNSC support on the implementation of a United Nations Resolutio
The fight against sexual violence and the reign of impunity ar
With the United Nations peacekeeping forces set to begin a pull-out in coming months, women in the Democratic Republi
The first "Peace and Equal Opportunities in Congo after 50 years of independence" fair opened on 18th March
Margot Wallström's two-year U.N.
A workshop on conflict prevention, mediation and peace-building for women leaders from member states of the Internati