“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.”
For May, in which Togo has the Security Council presidency, the MAP provides recommendations on the situations in Bos
The Democratic Republic of Congo has promised to bring a group of suspected mass rapists to justice after the United
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.
Women rights activists are preparing to share Rwanda's practices in promoting gender with the rest of the world.
Violence, harassment, slander and threats, poverty, corruption – the obstacles for women taking part in the dai
A group of women from North Kivu in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have demanded to be involved in the on-goi
Rwanda President Paul Kagame has spoken out on the importance of women leadership, accountability for commitments to
For the past 10 months, a little-known conflict in a marginalized corner of northeast Democratic Republic of Congo (D
Tomorrow morning (Friday, 11 January), the Council will be briefed by Margaret Vogt, the Secretary-General's Special
The conflict in the Eastern DR Congo provinces of North and South Kivu between the Kinshasa government and the M23 mo
A group of 15 policewomen became the first all-women team to deploy with the U.N.
The United Nations police adviser, Ann-Marie Orler, has welcomed the arrival of Rwanda's female police contingent in
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
The UN Women Executive Director, Michelle Bachelet has called on governments to employ effective means to fight viole
The situation has been very tense at Panzi Hospital since the assassination attempt on Doctor Denis Mukwege that forc
“What about the women who were raped who were depending on Dr.
A Nobel-prize nominated Congolese gynecologist said on Tuesday he is too scared to return to his native Congo after a
When we read about the dangers of humanitarian efforts, typically we hear about threats against Americans.
More than one in three men surveyed in the Democratic Republic of the Congo's war-torn east admits committing sexual
Last week, coffee in hand, I read a chilling email. Armed men had shot at Dr.
About 70 per cent of Rwandan women deliver under the supervision of a professional medical practitioner, an official
AS the African Development Bank (AfDB) plans to transform the state of gender parity on the African continent, a new
Many people erroneously view gender as 'women's presence'.
At least 5 000 women have been raped this year in the Democratic Republic of Congo's eastern province of North Kivu a
Today we celebrate the 'International Day of the Girl Child' a day that the whole world has dedicated to you.
Peacekeepers or Perpetrators examines the complex international problem of Sexual Abuse and Exploitation (SEA) commit
For the past few years, Rwanda has been making global headlines for its outstanding role in providing the much-needed
Natasha Makengo manages to embody that dream combination of scientific knowledge, artistic skill and natural communic
Many survivors of gender based violence (GBV) in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) report barriers to access hea
(Goma) – M23 rebels in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo are responsible for widespread war crimes, includin
As documented in a new report from the Enough Project, which ranks electronics firms on their progress in cleaning up
Three women from North Kivu share their stories of how CARE is helping survivors of sexual and gender-based violence
A new study revealed that sex corruption is a growing trend in the job market here.
For the first time in the three-month long uprising in eastern Congo, more civilians are being injured than soldiers&
A United Nations official today condemned the sexual violence in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) r
The World Bank's Board has approved an additional International Development Association (IDA)* grant of $75 million f
Convicted Congolese warlord Thomas Lubanga Dyilo has been sentenced to 14 years in jail, but he will have six years k
Taking part in the liberation struggle did not necessarily require one to be part of the army or fighting with weapon
As a way of training young girls' leadership experiences, Nyagatare Secondary School administration has opened a &quo
There are no court houses in Kalonge health district, a region home to more than 130,000 people, high in the hills ab
At least 43 vulnerable women in Ndera Sector, Gasabo District have successfully completed a nine month training cours
On Monday, a victim recounted to International Criminal Court (ICC) judges how she was sexually assaulted in front of
Transparency Rwanda (TR) has cautioned banks and other employers to desist from asking for sexual favours from women
The Security Council today strongly condemned the recent mutiny by renegade soldiers in the Democratic Republic of th
The NGOWG on Women, Peace and Security recently hosted Josephine Ngalula Kabeya, the National President of the Forum