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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. RWANDA: Rwanda 20 Years On: The Tragic Testimony of the Children of Rape

    Two decades after the 1994 genocide, a television journalist returns to hear the extraordinary testimony of women who

    Saturday, June 7, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 349
  3. 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
  4. Rwanda: Female Police Officers Vow to Prevent GBV

    Female Police officers have vowed to fight for the rights of women and girls in their respective areas of operation b

    Monday, November 11, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 144
  5. RWANDA: We Should Support Efforts to End Rape in Conflict

    BY GITURA MWAURA, 10 OCTOBER 2013

    ANALYSIS

    Thursday, October 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 106
  6. Power, Empowerment and Violence against Women, Study

    In the context of the conflict in the former Yugoslavia and of the genocide in Rwanda, reports of sexual violence app

    Friday, August 30, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 062
  7. RWANDA: RDF Officers Acquire Skills to Respond to Sexual Violence

    Fifty Rwanda Defence Forces (RDF) officers yesterday concluded a two-day course on "prevention and response to c

    Friday, August 16, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 048
  8. RWANDA: World Bank, UN Chiefs Hail Rwanda's Gender Policies

    UN Secretary General, Ban ki-Moon and World Bank president, Dr.

    Friday, May 24, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 968
  9. RWANDA: Governments Urged to Intensify Fight Against Women Violence

    The UN Women Executive Director, Michelle Bachelet has called on governments to employ effective means to fight viole

    Monday, November 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 659
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  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. 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
  13. RWANDA: Combating Violence Against Women With Drama

    According to the Global Fund, war and militarism have a profound impact on women inside and outside of conflict situa

    Monday, February 20, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 828
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. RWANDA: Profile: Female Rwandan killer Pauline Nyiramasuhuko

    Sixty-five-year-old Pauline Nyiramasuhuko, who has been sentenced to life in prison, has been described as a tyrant a

    Friday, June 24, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 008
  19. INTERNATIONAL: Peace Laureates Take on the War on Women

    Violence starts in the mind, so we have to start by changing the minds of men and women all over the world." Nob

    Tuesday, June 14, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 936
  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. INTERNATIONAL: Ending Rape in War

    After curving through miles of Quebec's countryside, the road to Montebello arrives at an enormous log cabin along th

    Thursday, June 2, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 868
  22. DRC/RWANDA: FDLR Attacks Villages in North Kivu

    The UN backed Radio Okapi, which operates in the Democratic Republic of the Congo said, Saturday, that elements of th

    Monday, February 7, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 214
  23. RWANDA: Rwandan Rebel Leader Wanted for Alleged Crimes in DR Congo Sent to ICC

    Callixte Mbarushimana, a Rwandan rebel leader accused of committing war crimes and crimes against humanity in the Dem

    Tuesday, January 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 108
  24. RWANDA: Rebuilding Lives After Genocide

    Rwandan Women Find Strength in Each Other

    Wednesday, December 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 817
  25. INDIA/EGYPT/ECUADOR/RWANDA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA: UN Promotes 'Safe Cities' Program for Women

    The abuse of women has been going on for centuries and it is often the case that a woman is killed before the problem

    Monday, December 6, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 715
  26. RWANDA: Minister Rallies Community Support in Fighting GBV

    The Minister of Gender and Family Promotion, Dr Jeanne d'Arc Mujawamariya, on Thursday, launched "16 days of act

    Friday, November 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 668
  27. RWANDA: GBV Cases On the Decline

    Joint efforts by the Ministry of Gender and Family Promotion, the National Police and the Rwanda Defence Force (RDF)

    Thursday, November 25, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 665
  28. RWANDA: Encouraging Police to Tackle Violence against Women

    The Rwandan authorities are trying to tackle gender-based violence by addressing the role of security personnel in en

    Tuesday, November 9, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 540
  29. RWANDA: The Fight Against Sexual Abuse Must Be Inclusive

    We ran a story yesterday about the increasing number of rape and defilement cases in Nyagatare District.

    Thursday, September 23, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 224
  30. RWANDA: Kigali City Tops Gender Based Violence Crime List

    Kigali City has topped the Gender Based Violence (GBV) crime list with 510 cases registered in the first six months o

    Wednesday, September 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 021
  31. CENTRAL AFRICA: Africa's Indigenous Batwa Community Decries High Rate of Violence Against Women

    The original inhabitants of the equatorial forests of Africa's Great Lakes region – the Batwa Indigenous commun

    Tuesday, August 24, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 105
  32. RWANDA: Rwanda's Children of Rape

    Between April and June 1994, an estimated 800,000 Rwandans were killed in the space of 100 days.

    Wednesday, June 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 394
  33. RWANDA: GBV Reduced By 4.9 Percent

    Cases of Gender Based Violence (GBV) reduced by 4.9 percent in 2009 from 2,646 cases registered in 2008 to 2,523, acc

    Tuesday, May 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 087
  34. RWANDA: UN Governing Bodies Visit Police Gender Desk and Survivor Centre in Rwanda

    Twenty diplomats representing the governing boards of UNDP, UNFPA, UNICEF and the World Food Program

    Thursday, March 25, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 196
  35. RWANDA: Empowering Genocide Widows

    Sixteen years after the Rwandan genocide, many women are struggling to come to terms with the violence they endured.

    Thursday, February 11, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 618
  36. Scaling Up for Zero Tolerance: Civil Society Leadership in Eliminating Violence Against Women and Girls in Ghana, Rwanda, and South Africa

    Based on the Global AIDS Alliance's August 2006 report Zero Tolerance: Stop the Violence AgainstWomen and Children, S

    Wednesday, September 3, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 843
  37. Justice for Women: Seeking Accountability for Sexual Crimes in Post-Conflict Situations

    The systematic use of extreme violence, in particular sexual violence, in conflict and post-conflict situations raise

    Tuesday, July 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 226
  38. Struggling to Survive: Barriers to Justice for Rape Victims in Rwanda

    This 58-page report investigates the persistent weaknesses in the Rwandan legal system that hamper the investigation

    Thursday, September 30, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 253
  39. Briefing Note on Gender Issues for the Security Council Mission to the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Burundi and Rwanda

    In the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Burundi and Rwanda, women and girls have been plagued by violence, loss of l

    Sunday, June 1, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 326
  40. If Not Now, When? Addressing Gender-Based Violence in Refugee, Internally Displaced and Post-Conflict Settings: A Global Overview

    Throughout history, gender−based violence has been an integral component of armed conflict.

    Monday, April 1, 2002
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 210
  41. Congo: No Stability in Kivu despite Rapprochement with Rwanda: Summary and Recommendations

    The plan to resolve the conflict in the Kivu by emphasising a military solution is failing.

    Tuesday, November 16, 2010 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 741
  42. UNHCR Works to Bring the Perpetrators of Sexual Crime to Justice

    Kiziba Refugee Camp, Rwanda: The cases of rape and other sexual violence in Kiziba refugee camp are falling, but the

    Sunday, June 24, 2012 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 411
  43. STATEMENT: Congo-Kinshasa: Open Letter to the UN Security Council From Human Rights Watch On Human Rights Abuses in the Democratic Republic of Congo


    Human Rights Watch (Washington, DC)

    New York, October 2, 2013

    Tuesday, October 1, 2013 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 824
  44. CAMPAIGN: The Rwandan Genocide: 20th Anniversary

    20 years after more than 800,000 Rwandans perished in the Rwandan Genocide, find out how the sexual violence survivor

    Sunday, April 6, 2014 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 891