“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.”
A militia group has killed 27 Muslims in a village in the Central African Republic, the United Nations said on Friday
For the past two decades women's bodies have become the battlefield as gangs of combatants have committed atrocities
As civil war raged in Burundi since the 1996 outbreak of armed conflict between ethnic Tutsi and Hutu groups, in his
For December, in which France has the Security Council presidency, the MAP provides recommendations on the situations
Female Police officers have vowed to fight for the rights of women and girls in their respective areas of operation b
The top United Nations human rights official warned today that the deteriorating violence in the Central African Repu
Working with others to make a difference
For November, in which China has the Security Council presidency, the MAP provides recommendations on the situations
Rwanda's new parliament was seated this month, with higher female representation than any other country in the world
An excerpt from the Amnesty International report, "CAR: Human rights crisis spiralling out of control":
"Congolese officials should fulfill their obligations...
President Paul Kagame said that Rwanda had already expressed a strong opinion on the International Criminal Court (IC
BY GITURA MWAURA, 10 OCTOBER 2013
Women in Rwanda are at the centre of the country's development agenda, thanks to recent law reforms, MP-elect Esperan
On a sunny day in early May, in Ndu, northwest Cameroon, a group of women, many of whom have taken the day off from w
In the context of the conflict in the former Yugoslavia and of the genocide in Rwanda, reports of sexual violence app
Fifty Rwanda Defence Forces (RDF) officers yesterday concluded a two-day course on "prevention and response to c
With constitutional quotas for interest group seats in their favour and all political parties legally bound to respec
There is need to invest in women's empowerment and leadership in order for countries to achieve sustainable developme
UN Secretary General, Ban ki-Moon and World Bank president, Dr.
There are encouraging signs that the new push for peace in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) can succeed, Ma
The new UN special envoy for Africa's Great Lakes region, former Irish president Mary Robinson, expressed her "s
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