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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. COTE D'IVOIRE/RWANDA: Women Join Ivory Coast Peacekeepers

    A group of 15 policewomen became the first all-women team to deploy with the U.N.

    Monday, December 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 696
  3. RWANDA/COTE D'IVOIRE: UN Commends Rwandan Women Peacekeepers in Ivory Coast

    The United Nations police adviser, Ann-Marie Orler, has welcomed the arrival of Rwanda's female police contingent in

    Sunday, December 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 689
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. RWANDA: More Women Deliver in Hospitals

    About 70 per cent of Rwandan women deliver under the supervision of a professional medical practitioner, an official

    Saturday, October 27, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 579
  15. RWANDA: African Development Bank Commits to Combat Gender Inequality

    AS the African Development Bank (AfDB) plans to transform the state of gender parity on the African continent, a new

    Thursday, October 25, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 572
  16. RWANDA: Women's Presence is Not Enough

    Many people erroneously view gender as 'women's presence'.

    Tuesday, October 23, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 553
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  18. 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
  19. RWANDA: A Letter to the Girls of Rwanda

    Today we celebrate the 'International Day of the Girl Child' a day that the whole world has dedicated to you.

    Thursday, October 11, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 501
  20. 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
  21. RWANDA: More Women Heed Call for Peacekeeping

    For the past few years, Rwanda has been making global headlines for its outstanding role in providing the much-needed

    Tuesday, October 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 480
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. RWANDA: Sex Corruption Grows as Barrier to Employment for Women in Rwanda

    A new study revealed that sex corruption is a growing trend in the job market here.

    Thursday, August 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 268
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. RWANDA: After Liberation Struggle, Women Fight for Development

    Taking part in the liberation struggle did not necessarily require one to be part of the army or fighting with weapon

    Monday, July 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 203
  33. RWANDA: Schoolgirls Form Gender Club

    As a way of training young girls' leadership experiences, Nyagatare Secondary School administration has opened a &quo

    Thursday, June 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 181
  34. 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
  35. RWANDA: Vulnerable Women Acquire Life Skills

    At least 43 vulnerable women in Ndera Sector, Gasabo District have successfully completed a nine month training cours

    Monday, June 25, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 170
  36. 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
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  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. 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
  46. 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
  47. 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
  48. 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
  49. 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
  50. 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

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