“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.”
When Nobel Peace Prize winner Leymah Gbowee led women in song at the fish markets on the Liberian coast in the late 1
Too often the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is reduced to ‘the rape capital of the world,' a tragic title
The appointment of a presidential adviser on conflict-related sexual violence and child recruitment in the Democratic
ASMA, 14, was raped at gunpoint. Two soldiers attacked her as she looked for firewood in the forest.
Last Sunday, President Paul Kagame met with Rwandan women of all walks of life to celebrate the country's 20th libera
As Burundi heads towards the 2015 general elections, and despite a quota of 30 percent women's representation in parl
Gaspard, the taxi driver taking me back to my hotel after dinner, is 27. So he was just a boy in 1994.
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24 June 2014 – With women and girls in Central African Republic (CAR) falling prey to a raft of “terrifyi
RWANDA, EASTERN AFRICA: To curb continuing cases of rape violence in Rwanda's refugee camps, the government of Rwanda
Concern is mounting that British aid money may be funding police who are using rape as a tool of state-sanctioned tor
Promundo and Sonke Gender Justice have released the complete results from the International Men and Gender Equality S
I have met survivors of rape, ranging from babies a few months old to elderly women: in my country, the Democratic Re
The Congolese soldiers march through the night, but not towards battle.
Two decades after the 1994 genocide, a television journalist returns to hear the extraordinary testimony of women who
In the Democratic Republic of Congo there have been more than two decades of armed conflict, sexual violence against
The Government in partnership with the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) on Tuesday inaugurated a m
UN, African officials urge efforts to advance peace and stability in CAR
Four musical sisters are launching a campaign to raise awareness about violence against women.
Nearly 20 years ago, the world came together in Beijing for the Fourth World Conference on Women.
Time is a luxury and those without money, safety and security don't have it.
For February, in which Lithuania has the Security Council presidency, the MAP provides recommendations on the situati
Living in the lush mountainous region in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, Wivine Mwbawa would spend hours ea
Cheers broke out in the National Assembly building here on Monday as representatives chose the mayor of this beleague