“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.”
24 June 2014 – With women and girls in Central African Republic (CAR) falling prey to a raft of “terrifyi
Time is a luxury and those without money, safety and security don't have it.
Female Police officers have vowed to fight for the rights of women and girls in their respective areas of operation b
BY GITURA MWAURA, 10 OCTOBER 2013
Fifty Rwanda Defence Forces (RDF) officers yesterday concluded a two-day course on "prevention and response to c
The Democratic Republic of Congo has promised to bring a group of suspected mass rapists to justice after the United
The Security Council today strongly condemned the recent mutiny by renegade soldiers in the Democratic Republic of th
A top United Nations official has voiced her concern about the latest wave of fighting in eastern Democratic Republic
The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has become infamous in recent years as the “rape capital of the world,&r
UN Women together with the City of Kigali launched a project aimed at promoting the rights of working women and girls
Indian peacekeepers rescued seven women held by a militia group in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the UN said
A woman working alone on her farm in a remote corner of eastern Congo is usually a worrisome sight.
United Nations peacekeepers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) are building detention facilities in the co
Congolese community leaders say they begged local U.N.
The recent savage rape and assault of scores of civilians in the remote and troubled far east of the Democratic Repub
Civilians in eastern Congo are facing an increased risk of rape and forced labor as a result of internationally backe
The United Nations Children's Fund urgently needs $14 million to respond to the most urgent needs of children and wom
Oxfam and 12 partner NGOs interviewed 816 people in 24 communities in North and South Kivu between 12 and 21 April 20
On May 21, Burundi begins a four-month election season, the country's first elections following the end of a nearly 1
Despite the signing of international peace agreements, a deadly war continues in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR
A training session for Congolese Special Police for Protection of Women and Children is being held from February 9, t
International responses to the conflicts in the eastern Democratic Republicof Congo (DRC) bordering Rwanda, Burundi a
Women and girls in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo are experiencing increasingly brutal sexual assaults and the
States Parties shall combat all forms of discrimination against women through appropriate legislative, institutional
This report was commissioned by the Netherlands Special Programme on WID, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (DGIS) of the N
The administration launched a $17 million program to fight rape in Congo—but is it effective?
Human rights defenders working to end violence against women in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) do so in the f
Northern Mali is on the brink of a major humanitarian disaster and aid agencies must be allowed immediate access to a
The horrors are so terrible that they sound made up but—somehow—they aren't.