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  1. DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO: Congo's Women Deserve Action

    Too often the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is reduced to ‘the rape capital of the world,' a tragic title

    Thursday, July 31, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 456
  2. DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO: UN Hails Appointment of Senior Adviser on Sexual Violence, Child Recruitment

    The appointment of a presidential adviser on conflict-related sexual violence and child recruitment in the Democratic

    Monday, July 14, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 440
  3. DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO: Medical App Amasses Evidence Against War-Zone Rapists

    ASMA, 14, was raped at gunpoint. Two soldiers attacked her as she looked for firewood in the forest.

    Thursday, July 10, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 432
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  5. 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
  6. DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO: British Aid Money May Unwittingly be Funding Rape and Torture in DR Congo

    Concern is mounting that British aid money may be funding police who are using rape as a tool of state-sanctioned tor

    Monday, June 16, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 369
  7. REPORT: Gender Relations, Sexual and Gender Based Violence and the Effects of Conflict on Women and Men in North Kivu, Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo

    Promundo and Sonke Gender Justice have released the complete results from the International Men and Gender Equality S

    Tuesday, June 10, 2014
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 903
  8. DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO: For Rape Survivors in My Country, One London Summit is Not Enough

    I have met survivors of rape, ranging from babies a few months old to elderly women: in my country, the Democratic Re

    Monday, June 9, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 347
  9. DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO: 'Raping Makes Us Feel Free': Congo's Soldiers Reveal Astonishing Stories

    The Congolese soldiers march through the night, but not towards battle.

    Monday, June 9, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 348
  10. 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
  11. DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO: Sexual Violence in DRC Not Limited to War Zone

    In the Democratic Republic of Congo there have been more than two decades of armed conflict, sexual violence against

    Wednesday, June 4, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 343
  12. 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
  13. DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO: Refugee Women Launch Musical Campaign Against Violence Against Women

    Four musical sisters are launching a campaign to raise awareness about violence against women.

    Monday, May 26, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 333
  14. CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC: Gender-based violence: stop looking for 'proof' and put survivors first

    Time is a luxury and those without money, safety and security don't have it.

    Tuesday, February 18, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 260
  15. DRC: Victimized twice: DRC women rebound after war, rape

    Living in the lush mountainous region in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, Wivine Mwbawa would spend hours ea

    Monday, January 20, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 205
  16. CENTRAL AFRICA: Central African Republic; 39 Muslims, incl Pregnant Woman and 10 Children Killed by Christians

    A militia group has killed 27 Muslims in a village in the Central African Republic, the United Nations said on Friday

    Monday, December 16, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 177
  17. DRC: Addressing Violence Against Women in War-Torn Regions

    For the past two decades women's bodies have become the battlefield as gangs of combatants have committed atrocities

    Monday, December 9, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 172
  18. 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
  19. Central African Republic: UN rights chief warns cycle of violence may 'spin out of control'

    The top United Nations human rights official warned today that the deteriorating violence in the Central African Repu

    Friday, November 8, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 136
  20. CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC: Seleka Soldiers Raped Women, Girls in Bangui - Report

    An excerpt from the Amnesty International report, "CAR: Human rights crisis spiralling out of control":

    Tuesday, October 29, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 130
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
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  25. 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
  26. DRC: UN Envoy "Shocked" Over Eastern DR Congo Abuses

    The new UN special envoy for Africa's Great Lakes region, former Irish president Mary Robinson, expressed her "s

    Wednesday, May 1, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 939
  27. DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO: Congo Promises Action on Mass Rapes in Eastern Town -U.N.

    The Democratic Republic of Congo has promised to bring a group of suspected mass rapists to justice after the United

    Tuesday, April 2, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 898
  28. DRC: UN Says Sexual Violence on the Rise in DRC

    The UN and human rights groups are warning of a rise in sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

    Friday, March 15, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 861
  29. DRC: Massive Rapes and Conflict Displacement Hit DR Congo Mining Region

    For the past 10 months, a little-known conflict in a marginalized corner of northeast Democratic Republic of Congo (D

    Thursday, January 24, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 752
  30. CAR: Briefing and Consultations on the Central African Republic

    Tomorrow morning (Friday, 11 January), the Council will be briefed by Margaret Vogt, the Secretary-General's Special

    Friday, January 11, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 719
  31. DRC: Bring Women Into Peace Talks - Diop

    It's a country the size of all of western Europe, with enormous mineral riches that enable the artifacts of modern li

    Sunday, December 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 691
  32. DRC: Congolese Women Plead For Help In Ending Violence, Crimes Against Women

    Women in Africa's Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) are calling on President Barack Obama to lend resources and

    Thursday, December 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 684
  33. DRC: Surge in Sexual Violence in North Kivu

    Sexual violence is on the rise as armed groups continue to move across the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo's (DR

    Thursday, December 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 681
  34. 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
  35. DRC: A Red Armband for Dr. Mukwege

    The situation has been very tense at Panzi Hospital since the assassination attempt on Doctor Denis Mukwege that forc

    Friday, November 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 648
  36. DRC: Local Women Respond to Attempt on Doctor's Life

    “What about the women who were raped who were depending on Dr.

    Wednesday, November 14, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 632
  37. DRC: Nobel-nominated Congo doctor fears going home after attack

    A Nobel-prize nominated Congolese gynecologist said on Tuesday he is too scared to return to his native Congo after a

    Tuesday, November 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 618
  38. DRC: One-third of Congolese men admit committing sexual violence

    More than one in three men surveyed in the Democratic Republic of the Congo's war-torn east admits committing sexual

    Wednesday, October 31, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 589
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  40. DRC: 5 000 rapes as unrest engulfs eastern DRC

    At least 5 000 women have been raped this year in the Democratic Republic of Congo's eastern province of North Kivu a

    Thursday, October 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 538
  41. A Congolese Community-Based Health Program for Survivors of Sexual Violence

    Many survivors of gender based violence (GBV) in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) report barriers to access hea

    Friday, September 28, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 708
  42. 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
  43. DRC: Aid Worker Diaries - Overcoming Violence in DR Congo: CARE Assists Survivors of Sexual Violence

    Three women from North Kivu share their stories of how CARE is helping survivors of sexual and gender-based violence

    Tuesday, September 4, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 286
  44. DRC: Women and Children Ravaged by Congo Conflict

    For the first time in the three-month long uprising in eastern Congo, more civilians are being injured than soldiers&

    Monday, August 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 263
  45. CONGO-KINSHASA: UN Official Condemns Sexual Violence By Renegade Soldiers

    A United Nations official today condemned the sexual violence in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) r

    Thursday, July 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 233
  46. DRC: Warlord Gets 14 Years for Using Child Soldiers

    Convicted Congolese warlord Thomas Lubanga Dyilo has been sentenced to 14 years in jail, but he will have six years k

    Tuesday, July 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 206
  47. DRC: Survivors of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in Congo find Access to Justice

    There are no court houses in Kalonge health district, a region home to more than 130,000 people, high in the hills ab

    Wednesday, June 27, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 175
  48. CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC: Victim - My Daughter Cried When She Saw Bemba's Men Assaulting Me

    On Monday, a victim recounted to International Criminal Court (ICC) judges how she was sexually assaulted in front of

    Monday, June 25, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 171
  49. 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
  50. DRC: Security Council Deplores Recent Mutiny, Killing and Abuse of Civilians

    The Security Council today strongly condemned the recent mutiny by renegade soldiers in the Democratic Republic of th

    Friday, June 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 161

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