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  1. DRC: Women Seek Peace

    The conflict in the Eastern DR Congo provinces of North and South Kivu between the Kinshasa government and the M23 mo

    Friday, December 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 706
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Monthly Action Points (MAP) for the Security Council: December 2012

    For December, in which Morocco has the Security Council presidency, the MAP provides recommendations on the situation

    Saturday, December 1, 2012
    Monthly Action Points87 483
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. DRC: The Global Community's Responsibility to Protect Dr. Denis Mukwege

    When we read about the dangers of humanitarian efforts, typically we hear about threats against Americans.

    Monday, November 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 604
  10. Monthly Action Points (MAP) for the Security Council: November 2012

    For November, in which India has the Security Council presidency, the MAP provides recommendations on the situations

    Thursday, November 1, 2012
    Monthly Action Points91 992
  11. 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
  12. DRC: Who will stand up for the women of Congo?

    Last week, coffee in hand, I read a chilling email. Armed men had shot at Dr.

    Tuesday, October 30, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 577
  13. 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
  14. DCR: Peacekeepers or Perpetrators? An Analysis of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (SEA) by UN Personnel in the Democratic Republic of Congo

    Peacekeepers or Perpetrators examines the complex international problem of Sexual Abuse and Exploitation (SEA) commit

    Thursday, October 11, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 732
  15. DRC: Meet Congolese youth activist Natasha Makengo

    Natasha Makengo manages to embody that dream combination of scientific knowledge, artistic skill and natural communic

    Thursday, October 4, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 460
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. DRC: Congolese Women Stitching a Community Back Together

    As documented in a new report from the Enough Project, which ranks electronics firms on their progress in cleaning up

    Wednesday, September 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 316
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. CONGO-KINSHASA: World Bank to Help Improve Healthcare for 11 Million People, Especially Women

    The World Bank's Board has approved an additional International Development Association (IDA)* grant of $75 million f

    Wednesday, July 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 222
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. Women, Peace and Security and the MONUSCO Mandate Renewal - June 2012

    The NGOWG on Women, Peace and Security recently hosted Josephine Ngalula Kabeya, the National President of the Forum

    Monday, June 11, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 613
  27. 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
  28. Monthly Action Points (MAP) for the Security Council: June 2012

    For June, in which the China has the Security Council presidency, the MAP provides recommendations on the situations

    Friday, June 1, 2012
    Monthly Action Points91 229
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

    The report covers the requested update on the progress in the DRC (between 26 January and 10 May 2012).
    Wednesday, May 23, 2012
    Secretary General Reports11 644
  32. 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
  33. Monthly Action Points (MAP) for the Security Council: May 2012

    For May, in which Azerbaijan has the Security Council presidency, the MAP provides recommendations on the situations

    Tuesday, May 1, 2012
    Monthly Action Points91 231
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. 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
  46. Report of the Secretary-General on MONUSCO S/2012/65 (Jan 2012)

    Report of the Secretary-General on MONUSCO S/2012/65 (26 January 2012): This report was submitted pursuant to S/RES/1991
    Thursday, January 26, 2012
    Secretary General Reports11 611
  47. 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
  48. 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
  49. 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
  50. Monthly Action Points (MAP) for the Security Council: January 2012

    For January, in which South Africa has the Security Council presidency, the January MAP provides recommendations on c

    Sunday, January 1, 2012
    Monthly Action Points91 239