“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.”
UN, African officials urge efforts to advance peace and stability in CAR
As civil war raged in Burundi since the 1996 outbreak of armed conflict between ethnic Tutsi and Hutu groups, in his
There is need to invest in women's empowerment and leadership in order for countries to achieve sustainable developme
There are encouraging signs that the new push for peace in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) can succeed, Ma
A group of women from North Kivu in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have demanded to be involved in the on-goi
The conflict in the Eastern DR Congo provinces of North and South Kivu between the Kinshasa government and the M23 mo
It's a country the size of all of western Europe, with enormous mineral riches that enable the artifacts of modern li
About 70 per cent of Rwandan women deliver under the supervision of a professional medical practitioner, an official
Natasha Makengo manages to embody that dream combination of scientific knowledge, artistic skill and natural communic
As documented in a new report from the Enough Project, which ranks electronics firms on their progress in cleaning up
On Monday, the Gender Monitoring Office (GMO) and the Rwanda Women Parliamentary Forum (FFRP) held a meeting aiming a
Armed with microphones, female journalists are using the media to fight the war on women's bodies in the Democratic R
According to the Global Fund, war and militarism have a profound impact on women inside and outside of conflict situa
While women are not new to politics, women's presence and faces in politics have become increasingly more commonplace
In the war torn area of the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo armed rebels rape and pillage women on a regular bas
Women are critical to peace building and conflict resolution.
Many of Congo's rape survivors took to the streets Sunday to speak out against sexual violence in a country where it
A seven-person delegation from the West Point military academy in the United States visited the UN office in Kigali,
The road from the Rwanda-Congo border to Bukavu—a war-torn city on the southeastern edge of Lake Kivu—was
President Paul Kagame has promoted all Rwandans and given each one a platform to showcase their ability, a move that
Lisa Shannon has run 30 miles straight, alone, on a steep and forested Portland trail.
ONE million women, countrywide, will today be marching to highlight the achievements recorded in the areas of gender
The fate of thousands of women and girls held as sex slaves and child soldiers by Uganda's Lords Resistance Army rebe
The Democratic Republic of the Congo has entered into the post-conflict era, giving way to a volatile, yet fruitful t
This paper concentrates on advocacy by women for gender-balanced representation in diplomatic peace negotiations.
This report was commissioned by the Netherlands Special Programme on WID, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (DGIS) of the N
A group of 50 women, made up of a Tutsi majority, from the organization Twishakira amahoro ("We want to have pea
"I follow with my eyes men who are passing by.
Forty-eight women are raped every hour in the Congo.
Playwright and activist Eve Ensler is one of the most inspiring people on the planet, and I have been blessed to have
Rampant sexual violence against women in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) was the sobering topic of a confe
Sweet Dreams is a documentary that chronicles how a group of Rwandan women survived destruction and mass murder, and
The news announced earlier this week that rebels from the M23 movement had finally withdrawn from the DRC city of Gom
On 24 February 2013, recognising the recurring cycles of conflict and violence that permeate the eastern Democratic R
Security Council Resolutions 1325, 1820, 1888, 1889, 2016