“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.”
Good gender representation in the Namibian Defence Force (NDF) offers opportunity to women to empower themselves thro
With the United Nations mission in Chad and Central African Republic (CAR) wrapping up by the end of the year, Secret
SOUTH Africa has sophisticated gender machinery present in public life, and women's entry into previously male work s
Despite the political will shown by leaders on the African continent, women in Africa faced serious challenges with r
The Democratic Republic of Congo government's two-year military campaign against rebels in the east is failing and ha
KAMPALA, Nov 17, 2010 (IPS) - Thousands of women were raped during Uganda's war but there have been few government ef
Sunday, November 4, 2010, (JUBA) – The South Sudan Human Rights Commission said on Thursday said that effective
Women in the Sudanese region of Darfur have been raped with impunity since the start of the conflict there in 2003.
DR Congo government troops are raping and killing women in remote villages where hundreds were the victims of mass ra
Kigali — The Commissioner General of Police, Emmanuel Gasana, yesterday met a contingent of female police offic
Hundreds of women who were raped by rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) nearly three months ago now repo
If there is one group that faces special challenges in Southern Sudan, it is women.
The UN Police Adviser, Ann-Marie Orler, said that the organization's initiative to boost the number of female police
The Principal Deputy Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Côte d'Ivoire, Abou Mou
Discussions about the future of peacekeeping in the DR Congo and the modalities of withdrawal are happening while the
Tackling systemic conflict and sexual violence like the atrocities on the Congo requires a comprehensive role in peac
UN investigators have accused a group of rebels of gang rape.
This Best Practices Report reviews a variety of experiences from the viewpoint of different stakeholders involved in
Women with disabilities in northern Uganda experience ongoing discrimination and sexual and gender-based violence, Hu
After 12 years and more than five million dead, residents of the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo have learnt to
After 20 years of displacement and war, the people of northern Uganda are leaving camps set up for internally displac
The recent savage rape and assault of scores of civilians in the remote and troubled far east of the Democratic Repub
A report this week that Rwandan rebels looted villages in Congo and mass-raped more than 150 women and children in Ju
As the situation in Darfur continues, sexual violence remains in the forefront as a means of war and humiliation.
The United Nations said on Wednesday it was investigating allegations of sexual exploitation by two of its peacekeepe
Nigeria hopes to increase the number of its women participating in UN peacekeeping missions by 20 per cent in 2014, a
A police officer serving with the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Liberia is giving a voice not only to women
Operation Amani Leo, launched jointly by MONUC (the United Nations Mission in Congo) and FARDC (the Congolese army) i
Having seen first-hand how United Nations female peacekeepers helped her own country rebuild, Sierra Leone's highest-
Police Commissioner-General Augustine Chihuri has commended female officers taking part in United Nations missions ac
Since the Security Council passed Resolution 1325 on women, peace and security, there has been a push to recruit more
UNAMID today convened a preparatory workshop on women's issues at El Fasher University, North Darfur.
However, it has delayed a decision on the full withdrawal of its 20,500-strong force, as sought by Congolese Presiden
UNAMID's Gender Advisory Unit has began mobilizing women representatives in North Darfur Civil Society organizations
The United Nations Operation in Côte d'Ivoire (UNOCI), on Wednesday, 19 May 2010, began a three-day workshop in
Ten years after a United Nations Security Council resolution aimed at re-evaluating women's roles in U.N.-brokered pe
Congolese laws against sexual violence are not being implemented and a withdrawal of United Nations peacekeepers from
1 April 2010 –The United Nations is boosting the efforts of women in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)
They are trained in sophisticated combat tactics and weaponry, crowd and mob control, counter-insurgency.
A women contingent of the CRPF will leave for civil war stricken Liberia tonight as part of the United Nations Peace
At first glance there is nothing disturbing about the man playing tennis on the red clay courts of the Hotel Karibu.