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  1. SOUTH SUDAN: Women Raped Under the Noses of UN Forces

    Emily was bitten, beaten and raped just a few hundred metres from the UN camp in South Sudan's capital, Juba.

    Tuesday, June 10, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 356
  2. SIERRA LEONE: Sierra Leone Sends Women Peacekeepers to Somalia

    Sierra Leone is demonstrating that it understands the important role women can play as peacekeepers.

    Thursday, April 24, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 293
  3. RESOURCE: Hostages of the Gatekeepers

    The new government of Somalia plans to relocate tens of thousands of internally displaced people (IDPs) within Mogadi

    Tuesday, April 2, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 798
  4. SUDAN: As Secession Nears, Sudan Steps Up Drive to Stop Rebels

    The Sudanese Army and its allied militias have gone on an unsparing rampage to crush rebel fighters in the Nuba Mount

    Monday, June 20, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 994
  5. SUDAN: UN Denies Peacekeepers' Abuses in Sudan North-South Border State

    The UN Mission in Sudan (UNMIS) has categorically denied allegations of misconduct against its peacekeepers in the co

    Sunday, June 19, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 976
  6. SUDAN: With UN Peacekeepers Accused of Rape in Sudan, UN Women & Ban Ki-Moon Adviser Won't Answer, Other Priorities

    With UN peacekeepers accused of at least six rapes in Southern Kordofan in Sudan, what has the UN system done?

    Thursday, June 16, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 952
  7. SUDAN: South Sudan Denies Rape and Physical Abuse of Police Recruits

    A key police officer in the minister of internal affairs of the government of south Sudan denied Friday allegations o

    Saturday, February 26, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 315
  8. SUDAN: UN Says Darfur Situation Improving as Peacekeepers Report Violent Incidents

    January 20, 2011 (KHARTOUM) – The UN on Thursday claimed that the security situation in Sudan's troubled wester

    Thursday, January 20, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 062
  9. UGANDA: Sexual Crimes Go Unpunished

    KAMPALA, Nov 17, 2010 (IPS) - Thousands of women were raped during Uganda's war but there have been few government ef

    Wednesday, November 17, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 589
  10. SUDAN: South Sudan Vows to Address Increase in Gender based Violence in Rural Area

    Sunday, November 4, 2010, (JUBA) – The South Sudan Human Rights Commission said on Thursday said that effective

    Thursday, November 4, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 690
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  12. SUDAN: Rape Is Not Adultery

    Women in the Sudanese region of Darfur have been raped with impunity since the start of the conflict there in 2003.

    Tuesday, October 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 585
  13. SUDAN/RWANDA: 90 Female Police Officers Off to Darfur

    Kigali — The Commissioner General of Police, Emmanuel Gasana, yesterday met a contingent of female police offic

    Thursday, October 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 356
  14. SUDAN: Southern Sudan – Aid Agencies Study Highlights 'Unreported' Gender Based Violence

    If there is one group that faces special challenges in Southern Sudan, it is women.

    Thursday, October 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 310
  15. UGANDA: For Women with Disabilities, Barriers and Abuse

    Women with disabilities in northern Uganda experience ongoing discrimination and sexual and gender-based violence, Hu

    Thursday, August 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 943
  16. 'As If We Weren't Human' - Discrimination and Violence against Women with Disabilities in Northern Uganda

    After 20 years of displacement and war, the people of northern Uganda are leaving camps set up for internally displac

    Thursday, August 26, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 783
  17. SUDAN: Sexual Violence and the Social Stigma in Darfur

    As the situation in Darfur continues, sexual violence remains in the forefront as a means of war and humiliation.

    Friday, August 20, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 017
  18. AFRICA: After Success at Home with UN, Sierra Leonean Police Officer Helps Women in Darfur

    Having seen first-hand how United Nations female peacekeepers helped her own country rebuild, Sierra Leone's highest-

    Wednesday, June 9, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 224
  19. SUDAN: Women Peacekeepers in Darfur Share Their Experience

    Since the Security Council passed Resolution 1325 on women, peace and security, there has been a push to recruit more

    Wednesday, June 2, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 165
  20. SUDAN: UNAMID Holds Discussion on Gender Issues

    UNAMID today convened a preparatory workshop on women's issues at El Fasher University, North Darfur.

    Wednesday, June 2, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 168
  21. SUDAN: UNAMID organizes women groups in North Darfur for UNSCR (1325)

    UNAMID's Gender Advisory Unit has began mobilizing women representatives in North Darfur Civil Society organizations

    Wednesday, May 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 177
  22. LIBERIA: Kenyan UN Peacekeepers Earn Glowing Medals in Liberia

    Kenyan peacekeepers were today awarded UN medals for their contributions to peace in Liberia, which they have made
    Friday, March 19, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 804
  23. SUDAN: Women's Groups Advocate for Rape Law Reform

    Women's groups in Khartoum are working together to push for reform of north Sudan's criminal laws on rape and adulter

    Thursday, March 12, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 991
  24. Putting People First - The Protection Challenge Facing UNAMID in Darfur

    For five years, Darfurians have been asking for protection from devastating volence and attacks.

    Tuesday, July 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 183
  25. Women's Empowerment in South Sudan: A look at Gender- Responsive Peacekeeping in Practice

    In peacekeeping operations, the implementation of the WPS agenda depends on strong leadership in mainstreaming gender

    Sunday, March 3, 2013 - 19:00
    Pre 2015 Events Archive71 970
  26. APPEAL: UN-African Union Mission Calls for End to Hostilities in Darfur Town

    The head of the United Nations-African Union peacekeeping mission in Darfur, known by the acronym UNAMID, has called

    Saturday, September 8, 2012 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 459
  27. RESEARCH: Empowering The Forgotten Heroines of Peacebuilding – the Somali Women

    The role of women in peacebuilding has long been underestimated in Somaliland.

    Tuesday, July 23, 2013 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 772