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  1. UNION VIEW: Stop Violence and Impunity, Justice for the Women of the DRC

    Please Click here to view the full report of the

    Tuesday, December 20, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 555
  2. GREAT LAKES REGION: UN Officials Urge Eradication of Sexual Violence in Africa's Great Lakes Region

    Deputy Secretary-General Asha-Rose Migiro today stressed that efforts to restore peace and stability in Africa's Grea

    Thursday, December 15, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 548
  3. Monthly Action Points (MAP) on Women, Peace and Security, NGOWG, December 2011

    For December, in which the Russian Federation has the Security Council presidency, the MAP provides recommendations o

    Tuesday, December 6, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 540
  4. Eve Ensler: 'Women Will Rise Up and Take Back the Congo for the Congolese' - Video

    Eve Ensler, author of The Vagina Monologues, talks about her work with the City of Joy refuge in the Democratic Repub

    Monday, December 5, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 541
  5. DRC: Sexual violence in eastern DR Congo - signs of change?

    During a fairly frenetic trip to eastern Democratic Republic of Congo last week I spent a couple of hours at the Heal

    Friday, December 2, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 484
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. DRC: Wanted Congo Rebel Holds Campaign Rally

    A national assembly candidate charged with organising the mass rape of 387 people has staged a campaign rally in the

    Saturday, November 26, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 445
  9. DRC: Film Sheds Light on Congo's "Unfair Rape Trials"

    The international community's efforts to increase the number of rape convictions in Democratic Republic of Congo have

    Monday, November 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 463
  10. 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
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  12. First Carter Center Pre-Election Statement on Preparations in the Democratic Republic of Congo

    The Carter Center has been closely monitoring the implementation of the electoral calendar that was released by the I

    Friday, November 11, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 530
  13. International Conference on the Great Lakes Region: Paper on SGBV in the Great Lakes Region

    Ministers responsible for Gender in the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) Member States have

    Tuesday, November 8, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 528
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
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  19. CHAD: Women Activists Say 'No' to Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in Chad

    A brave mother, Hadjara Oumarou, sat under a tree with her estranged husband, Oumar Sidik, outside their local villag

    Thursday, September 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 237
  20. DRC: Women Politicians

    Political parties in the Democratic Republic of Congo are struggling to recruit women into their ranks to run for par

    Friday, September 2, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 208
  21. RWANDA: Country Commended for Anti-GBV Campaign

    Members of security organs from various countries applauded Rwanda for taking adopting numerous initiatives to fight

    Wednesday, July 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 137
  22. DRC/LIBERIA: Sexual Abuse Allegations Against UN Peacekeepers in DR Congo and Liberia Decline

    Allegations of sexual abuse by soldiers serving in the United Nations peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic

    Wednesday, July 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 142
  23. RWANDA: Women Parliamentarians Outnumber Men, But Gender Budgeting Still Needed

    Rwanda is the first country in the world where women outnumber men in parliament, with women occupying 45 out of 80 s

    Tuesday, July 26, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 139
  24. RWANDA: I'm Calling for a Militantly Feminist FFRP

    Next Friday, the Rwanda Women Parliamentary Forum (FFRP) will celebrate 15 years of existence and, if the news confer

    Sunday, July 24, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 124
  25. RWANDA: Rape in War: No More Excuses

    Last month, the first woman ever was convicted of genocide.

    Friday, July 22, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 120
  26. DRC: U.N. Cites Congo Officers in Rape Inquiry

    The United Nations on Friday named two Congolese Army colonels who appear to be blocking an investigation of soldiers

    Friday, July 22, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 123
  27. RWANDA: The Word on Women - No Progress without Women: Rwanda's Journey to Complete the Millennium Development Goals

    Seventeen years ago last Sunday, the Rwandan genocide came to a bloody end.

    Thursday, July 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 114
  28. 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
  29. DRC: How Your Cell Phone Funds Rape & War in the Congo

    Tungsten, gold and other minerals used in consumer electronics come from all over the world, but one troubled African

    Tuesday, July 12, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 097
  30. DRC: DR Congo 'rape' Colonel 'Kifaru' Kulimushi surrenders

    A military spokesman said Col Nyiragire "Kifaru" Kulimushi gave himself up with more than 150 of his fighte

    Friday, July 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 076
  31. INTERNATIONAL: Salute To Women Driving Revolutions

    What do driving, voting, wearing pants, and protesting have in common?

    Friday, July 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 080
  32. RWANDA: Let Us Unite in Support for Women's Rights

    The latest UN Women report released on Wednesday, in New York, once again positions Rwanda as the country with the hi

    Friday, July 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 084
  33. UNESCO Workshop on Violence in Conflict and Post Conflict Setting

    Friday, July 8, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 465
  34. INTERNATIONAL: Limit Arms Exports to Reduce Violence Against Women

    The availability of small arms increases sexual violence against women.

    Thursday, July 7, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 086
  35. EUROPE/CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC: Comparing Women's Rights in Europe and Sub-Saharan Africa

    How does Europe compare with sub-Saharan Africa in terms of women's rights?

    Wednesday, July 6, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 053
  36. UNITED STATES: US 'Gravely Disturbed By DRC Rapes'

    Washington - The United States said on Wednesday it was "gravely disturbed" about the mass rape of women in

    Wednesday, July 6, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 055
  37. DRC: DR Congo Villagers Spurn Raped Wives

    After being raped by government troops, women in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo face the further pain and h

    Wednesday, July 6, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 060
  38. DRC: DRCongo rapes could be 'crimes against humanity': UN

    Three groups of armed militia could have committed crimes against humanity when they raped at least 387 people in the

    Wednesday, July 6, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 070
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  40. Africa: Rwanda Leads in Women Participation, UN Report

    The latest UN Women report released yesterday in New York, once again, positions Rwanda as the country with the highe

    Wednesday, July 6, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 074
  41. DRC: Investigation Into Mass rapes and Other Human Rights Violations in Walikale Reveals Prevailing Lack of Accountability

    A UN investigation into serious human rights violations perpetrated in Walikale territory, North Kivu, where more tha

    Wednesday, July 6, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 078
  42. DRC: U.S. condemns Congo sexual violence after soldiers rape 248

    The United States condemned sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of the

    Wednesday, July 6, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 079
  43. DRC: 248 Women Report Being Raped by Soldiers in DR Congo in June

    Some 248 women said they were raped by soldiers in the Democratic Republic of Congo's Sud-Kivu province last month, l

    Tuesday, July 5, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 052
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  46. RWANDA: Police to Conduct Special Female Officers' Courses

    Rwanda National Police (RNP) will begin conducting special training for female police officers to promote women parti

    Wednesday, June 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 034
  47. DRC: Battling for Gender Equality in the Congo

    "The soldiers were calling 'dinner, dinner, dinner'.

    Wednesday, June 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 045
  48. RWANDA: 17 Years Later, Rwandan Children Feel Effects of Genocide

    The lingering effects of the 1994 Rwandan genocide continue to be felt among the country's children, particularly the

    Wednesday, June 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 046
  49. DRC: UN Renews Congo Peacekeepers in Light of Rape Epidemic

    The United Nations Refugee Agency reported this month that 170 women were raped during a raid on a village by an arme

    Tuesday, June 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 031
  50. RWANDA: Project to Protect Women Rights Launched

    UN Women together with the City of Kigali launched a project aimed at promoting the rights of working women and girls

    Monday, June 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 022

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