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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. DRC: The Global Community's Responsibility to Protect Dr. Denis Mukwege

    When we read about the dangers of humanitarian efforts, typically we hear about threats against Americans.

    Monday, November 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 604
  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: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
  12. CONGO-KINSHASA: World Bank to Help Improve Healthcare for 11 Million People, Especially Women

    The World Bank's Board has approved an additional International Development Association (IDA)* grant of $75 million f

    Wednesday, July 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 222
  13. Report of the Mapping Exercise Documenting the Most Serious Violations of Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law Committed Within the Territory of the Democratic Republic of the Congo Between March 1993 and June 2003

    This report is the sum of the work of a team of men and women, from the DemocraticRepublic of the Congo (DRC) and bey

    Friday, June 8, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 616
  14. 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
  15. DRC: A Fashion Show Featuring Women Living with HIV

    This past March was designated women's month in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

    Wednesday, April 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 010
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO: First conviction by the ICC in The Prosecutor v. Thomas Lubanga Dyilo

    Today, Trial Chamber I issued the first ever trial judgement of the International Criminal Court (ICC), in the case a

    Wednesday, March 14, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 904
  19. DRC: $3.5m For DRC Rape Victims

    The European Union will provide $3.5m to help care for rape victims in the Democratic Republic of Congo under an agre

    Tuesday, July 12, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 093
  20. RWANDA: Refugees Seek Ways to End their Predicament

    Have you ever imagined what internally displaced persons go through?

    Sunday, June 5, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 869
  21. DRC: UN Helps Provide Psychotherapy, Training for Rape Victims

    As part of its campaign against rape in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the United Nations and its partne

    Thursday, February 10, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 210
  22. DRC: MSF Treats Vctims of Mass Rape on New Year's Day in DRC

    The international emergency medical humanitarian organisation, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has provi

    Thursday, January 6, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 900
  23. DRC: French envoy says DR Congo rights situation a 'shipwreck'

    A French envoy on Saturday described the human rights situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo as a "shipwr

    Saturday, December 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 937
  24. Gender Inequality and Social Institutions in the D.R. Congo

    The analysis of the current context in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) makes obvious the existing persistence

    Tuesday, December 14, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 092
  25. DRC: 339 Rape Victims 'Rejected' Back Home in DRC

    Raped and deported from Angola along with thousands of many others, a group of 339 Congolese women remain without ass

    Wednesday, December 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 818
  26. DRC: WFP Will Help Displaced Restart Lives

    After 18 months in camps, many of the families displaced by conflict in Eastern Congo are keen to go home and restart

    Tuesday, July 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 668
  27. DRC: Emergency Response To Sexual Violence is Still Essential

    The launch of a new strategy on sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is welcome, but numerou

    Monday, June 28, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 674
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  29. DRC: DR Congo Refugees Are Prey to Rape

    Annie was seven months pregnant when she lost her baby because "at least six men in military uniform" raped

    Tuesday, June 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 164
  30. US: African Women Win Promise of U.S. Protection

    Obama earlier this week signed the most widely co-sponsored Africa-specific law in U.S. history.

    Thursday, May 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 133
  31. Patterns of Sexual Violence in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo: Reports from Survivors Presenting to Panzi Hospital in 2006

    Despite the signing of international peace agreements, a deadly war continues in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR

    Wednesday, May 5, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 244
  32. Monthly Action Points on Women, Peace and Security: May 2010

    The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the May 2010 version of their Monthly Action Points (

    Wednesday, April 28, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 316
  33. DRC: UN Refugee Agency Dismayed by Impunity for Endemic Rape in DR Congo

    The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) t

    Friday, April 23, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 025
  34. 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
  35. DRC: U.N. fears Congo pullout will hurt fight against rape

    Congolese laws against sexual violence are not being implemented and a withdrawal of United Nations peacekeepers from

    Monday, April 19, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 016
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  37. DRC: Congo Report Shows Rape is Widespread

    Sexual violence has become increasingly pervasive in the east of the

    Thursday, April 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 943
  38. DRC: Study: Civilian Rape Skyrockets in Congo's East

    The number of rapes carried out by civilians in eastern Congo has increased by 17-fold in the last few years, accordi

    Thursday, April 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 984
  39. DRC: New Report Shows Shocking Pattern of Rape in Eastern Congo

    Survey reveals that sixty percent of rape victims gang raped, more than half in their own homes, appalling increase i

    Thursday, April 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 993
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  42. INTERNATIONAL: Not Out of Africa

    Former Canadian diplomat Robert Fowler thinks Canada has lost its way in the world, rejecting grand Liberal era forei

    Saturday, April 10, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 888
  43. 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
  44. DRC: Why Congo is the World's Most Dangerous Place for Women

    I was unemployed, trying to kickstart a career in political journalism, when I received a call from a BBC producer ma

    Sunday, March 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 786
  45. INTERNATIONAL: First UN Envoy for Sexual Violence in War Says Rape Must Stop

    Rape in wartime is a scar on modern society that must be stamped out by ending impunity and changing men's attitudes

    Wednesday, March 17, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 798
  46. DRC: Enough Project: Congo's Women on the Front Lines of a War for Wealth

    The Congolese conflict is considered the worst humanitarian crisis in the world, and the deadliest since World War II

    Wednesday, March 17, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 800
  47. DRC: US, UN Accuse Forces of "Crimes Against Humanity"

    Government troops - the FARDC - in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are to blame for much of the epidemic of se

    Friday, March 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 840
  48. 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
  49. 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
  50. The Grotesque Vocabulary in Congo

    I've learned some new words.

    Thursday, February 11, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 619

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