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  1. Report of the Mapping Exercise Documenting the Most Serious Violations of Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law Committed Within the Territory of the Democratic Republic of the Congo Between March 1993 and June 2003

    This report is the sum of the work of a team of men and women, from the DemocraticRepublic of the Congo (DRC) and bey

    Friday, June 8, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 616
  2. RWANDA: Where Are Women Leaders?

    A new report has revealed disturbing facts; Rwandan women occupy few leadership positions, contrary to the common bel

    Wednesday, June 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 093
  3. RWANDA: Gender Monitoring Office Meets Women Parliamentarians

    On Monday, the Gender Monitoring Office (GMO) and the Rwanda Women Parliamentary Forum (FFRP) held a meeting aiming a

    Tuesday, June 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 102
  4. DRC: Women Use Radio to Fight Sexual Violence

    Armed with microphones, female journalists are using the media to fight the war on women's bodies in the Democratic R

    Wednesday, May 30, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 103
  5. DRC: Families in Camp Scattered by DRC Fighting

    “We were together in the forest when the fighting forced us to flee,” Mukakarimba said in tears, cradling

    Wednesday, May 23, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 058
  6. DRC: UN Envoy Concerned About Possible Sexual Violence Amid Latest Fighting

    A top United Nations official has voiced her concern about the latest wave of fighting in eastern Democratic Republic

    Thursday, May 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 040
  7. DRC: A Fashion Show Featuring Women Living with HIV

    This past March was designated women's month in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

    Wednesday, April 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 010
  8. DRC: Reducing Gender Based Violence in DRC through Behaviour Change Strategies

    The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has become infamous in recent years as the “rape capital of the world,&r

    Tuesday, April 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 956
  9. DRC: Reducing Gender-based Violence in DRC Through Behavior Change Strategies

    The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has become infamous in recent years as the “rape capital of the world,&r

    Tuesday, April 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 976
  10. RWANDA: 70 Female Police Officers Complete Training

    A group of 77 police officers, 70 of them women, were yesterday commissioned after completing a three-month Police ba

    Tuesday, March 27, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 944
  11. DRC: CBM'S Fistula Campaign Aims to Give Women Back Their Dignity

    On 22nd March 2012, CBM, the overseas disability charity, will be running a UK wide awareness campaign about their wo

    Wednesday, March 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 929
  12. DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO: First conviction by the ICC in The Prosecutor v. Thomas Lubanga Dyilo

    Today, Trial Chamber I issued the first ever trial judgement of the International Criminal Court (ICC), in the case a

    Wednesday, March 14, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 904
  13. BURUNDI: Changing Lives in Burundi: "Now I am no longer beaten"

    Burundian society has long been accustomed to domestic and sexual violence.

    Tuesday, March 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 895
  14. DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO: Congo-Kinshasa: The Forgotten Rape Capital of the World

    The effects of civil strife on the people of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and the attendant sexual violatio

    Wednesday, March 7, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 885
  15. RWANDA: Combating Violence Against Women With Drama

    According to the Global Fund, war and militarism have a profound impact on women inside and outside of conflict situa

    Monday, February 20, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 828
  16. DRC: Foundations Give Hope to Survivors of Sexual Violence in DR Congo

    Sexual violence is rampant in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

    Thursday, February 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 829
  17. Resource: V-Day Annual Report 2011

    V-Day is pleased to share its 2011 Annual Report Viva Vevolution!

    Tuesday, February 14, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 558
  18. DRC/INTERNATIONAL: Why The Most Dangerous Places To Women Threaten Global Peace And Security

    Sexual and gender-based violence, or SGBV, does not just affect an individual but also has the power to permeate an e

    Monday, February 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 837
  19. DRC: Narratives of Rape in the DRC: Helpful, but Perpetuating Stereotypes?

    Women Under Siege is a fascinating new initiative of the Women's

    Sunday, February 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 808
  20. RWANDA/LIBERIA: Women's Transformations during Conflict: the New Political Face

    While women are not new to politics, women's presence and faces in politics have become increasingly more commonplace

    Wednesday, February 8, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 781
  21. DRC: Panzi Hospital: On the Front Line of Conflict-Related Sexual Violence

    Imagine your village being attacked, your loved ones brutalized or even killed.

    Monday, February 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 774
  22. CONGO: Women Graduate from Sexual Violence Survivors Program in the Congo

    In the war torn area of the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo armed rebels rape and pillage women on a regular bas

    Sunday, February 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 773
  23. CONGO: Fighting Sexual Violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo

    The DRC and the plight of its women and girls can seem a world away – even beyond our geographical reach to hel

    Wednesday, February 1, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 723
  24. RWANDA: Rwandan Women Build a Future

    What most of us know about Rwanda – other than the fact that it is a small country in central Africa – is

    Wednesday, January 25, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 704
  25. DRC: Protectors or Sexual Predators

    "A dead rat is worth more than the body of a woman." Those were the words of one distraught young woman who

    Tuesday, January 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 663
  26. DRC: Commander in Militia Denies Role in Mass Rape

    SADOKE KIKUNDA Mayele repeatedly cracks his knuckles as he sits restlessly in a small room up a dank stairway in Goma

    Wednesday, January 4, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 622
  27. DRC: Rape Persists in Congo, Even When the War is Over

    THE BABY'S name is Alame.

    Tuesday, January 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 624
  28. RWANDA: The Only Country in the World Where Dominated by Women

    Women have made significant advances in politics over the past few decades, with females having served as the head of

    Tuesday, January 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 629
  29. UNION VIEW: Stop Violence and Impunity, Justice for the Women of the DRC

    Please Click here to view the full report of the

    Tuesday, December 20, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 555
  30. GREAT LAKES REGION: UN Officials Urge Eradication of Sexual Violence in Africa's Great Lakes Region

    Deputy Secretary-General Asha-Rose Migiro today stressed that efforts to restore peace and stability in Africa's Grea

    Thursday, December 15, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 548
  31. Monthly Action Points (MAP) on Women, Peace and Security, NGOWG, December 2011

    For December, in which the Russian Federation has the Security Council presidency, the MAP provides recommendations o

    Tuesday, December 6, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 540
  32. Eve Ensler: 'Women Will Rise Up and Take Back the Congo for the Congolese' - Video

    Eve Ensler, author of The Vagina Monologues, talks about her work with the City of Joy refuge in the Democratic Repub

    Monday, December 5, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 541
  33. DRC: Sexual violence in eastern DR Congo - signs of change?

    During a fairly frenetic trip to eastern Democratic Republic of Congo last week I spent a couple of hours at the Heal

    Friday, December 2, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 484
  34. INTERNATIONAL: Designation for Sanctions of an Armed Leader in the DRC

    The Permanent Missions to the United Nations of France, the United Kingdom, and the United States submitted to the Se

    Tuesday, November 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 453
  35. DRC: Sexual Violence and Gender: From Peace to Conflict and Back Again

    More attention is being paid today to the inter-relationality between gender and war/conflict than ever before, raisi

    Monday, November 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 473
  36. DRC: Wanted Congo Rebel Holds Campaign Rally

    A national assembly candidate charged with organising the mass rape of 387 people has staged a campaign rally in the

    Saturday, November 26, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 445
  37. DRC: Film Sheds Light on Congo's "Unfair Rape Trials"

    The international community's efforts to increase the number of rape convictions in Democratic Republic of Congo have

    Monday, November 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 463
  38. DRC: Election Promises of Peace and Security

    The 11 candidates contesting presidential elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo all pledge to improve peace a

    Saturday, November 12, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 429
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  40. First Carter Center Pre-Election Statement on Preparations in the Democratic Republic of Congo

    The Carter Center has been closely monitoring the implementation of the electoral calendar that was released by the I

    Friday, November 11, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 530
  41. International Conference on the Great Lakes Region: Paper on SGBV in the Great Lakes Region

    Ministers responsible for Gender in the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) Member States have

    Tuesday, November 8, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 528
  42. DRC: DRC Election: Final Media Release: Joint Statement

    DR Congo: As Electoral Campaign Starts, Congolese and International NGOs Call for Urgent Measures to Prevent Escalat

    Thursday, November 3, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 399
  43. DRC:DR Congo: Arrest Candidate Wanted For Mass Rape

    Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo should immediately arrest an armed group leader running for political

    Wednesday, November 2, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 398
  44. AFRICA: Peacebuilders Fail Africa's Women Victims of War

    Thousands of women and girls who have been abducted by armed groups, enslaved and repeatedly raped during conflicts a

    Monday, October 31, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 381
  45. INTERNATIONAL: Leymah Gbowee: Child Soldiers, Child Wives: Wounded for Life

    Working with ex-child soldiers of Charles Taylor's army, and the girls they have taken as wives, has convinced Nobel

    Friday, October 7, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 618
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  47. CHAD: Women Activists Say 'No' to Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in Chad

    A brave mother, Hadjara Oumarou, sat under a tree with her estranged husband, Oumar Sidik, outside their local villag

    Thursday, September 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 237
  48. DRC: Women Politicians

    Political parties in the Democratic Republic of Congo are struggling to recruit women into their ranks to run for par

    Friday, September 2, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 208
  49. RWANDA: Country Commended for Anti-GBV Campaign

    Members of security organs from various countries applauded Rwanda for taking adopting numerous initiatives to fight

    Wednesday, July 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 137
  50. DRC/LIBERIA: Sexual Abuse Allegations Against UN Peacekeepers in DR Congo and Liberia Decline

    Allegations of sexual abuse by soldiers serving in the United Nations peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic

    Wednesday, July 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 142

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