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  1. RWANDA: Rwanda Expands Refugee 'One-Stop' Care Centers for Rape Victims

    RWANDA, EASTERN AFRICA: To curb continuing cases of rape violence in Rwanda's refugee camps, the government of Rwanda

    Monday, June 16, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 366
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. RWANDA: Nyabiheke Refugee Camp Gets Migration, Police Post

    The Government in partnership with the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) on Tuesday inaugurated a m

    Wednesday, June 4, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 344
  5. RWANDA: Empowering Women Is Empowering Humanity

    Nearly 20 years ago, the world came together in Beijing for the Fourth World Conference on Women.

    Tuesday, May 20, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 315
  6. 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
  7. BURUNDI: Restoration of livelihoods and trauma healing in Burundi

    Working with others to make a difference

    Wednesday, November 6, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 138
  8. 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
  9. RWANDA: Rwanda: World Bank Lauds Sub-Sahara Africa On Women Economic Empowerment

    Women in Rwanda are at the centre of the country's development agenda, thanks to recent law reforms, MP-elect Esperan

    Friday, September 27, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 111
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. RWANDA: African Development Bank Commits to Combat Gender Inequality

    AS the African Development Bank (AfDB) plans to transform the state of gender parity on the African continent, a new

    Thursday, October 25, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 572
  17. RWANDA: A Letter to the Girls of Rwanda

    Today we celebrate the 'International Day of the Girl Child' a day that the whole world has dedicated to you.

    Thursday, October 11, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 501
  18. 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
  19. RWANDA: Sex Corruption Grows as Barrier to Employment for Women in Rwanda

    A new study revealed that sex corruption is a growing trend in the job market here.

    Thursday, August 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 268
  20. 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
  21. RWANDA: After Liberation Struggle, Women Fight for Development

    Taking part in the liberation struggle did not necessarily require one to be part of the army or fighting with weapon

    Monday, July 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 203
  22. RWANDA: Schoolgirls Form Gender Club

    As a way of training young girls' leadership experiences, Nyagatare Secondary School administration has opened a &quo

    Thursday, June 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 181
  23. RWANDA: Vulnerable Women Acquire Life Skills

    At least 43 vulnerable women in Ndera Sector, Gasabo District have successfully completed a nine month training cours

    Monday, June 25, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 170
  24. RWANDA: Employers Warned Against Sexual Exploitation

    Transparency Rwanda (TR) has cautioned banks and other employers to desist from asking for sexual favours from women

    Wednesday, June 20, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 150
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. RWANDA: UN Finances Women's Rights Project

    Non-government organizations; RNC Justice and Democracy and Haguruka Association, have launched a three-year project,

    Friday, May 20, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 787
  34. CAR: Supporting Women's Rights in Remote Areas

    Violations of human rights are on the increase in northeastern Central African Republic (CAR), with aid workers expre

    Monday, April 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 632
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. RWANDA: Prosecutor Requests 33 and 12 Years in Jail for Two Women Journalists

    Reporters Without Borders is extremely shocked by the long jail sentences that a prosecutor requested yesterday for t

    Thursday, January 6, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 921
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. Burundi: Violence, Rights Violations Mar Elections

    (Nairobi) - Increasing human rights violations could undermine Burundi's electoral process unless the government take

    Thursday, July 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 786
  43. 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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  45. 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
  46. 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
  47. 'We'll Tie You Up and Shoot You': Lack of Accountability for Political Violence in Burundi

    On May 21, Burundi begins a four-month election season, the country's first elections following the end of a nearly 1

    Tuesday, May 25, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 771
  48. 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
  49. 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
  50. 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

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