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  1. CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC: UN Official Urges Strong Action to Protect Women, Girls

    24 June 2014 – With women and girls in Central African Republic (CAR) falling prey to a raft of “terrifyi

    Wednesday, June 25, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 409
  2. CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC: Gender-based violence: stop looking for 'proof' and put survivors first

    Time is a luxury and those without money, safety and security don't have it.

    Tuesday, February 18, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 260
  3. Rwanda: Female Police Officers Vow to Prevent GBV

    Female Police officers have vowed to fight for the rights of women and girls in their respective areas of operation b

    Monday, November 11, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 144
  4. RWANDA: We Should Support Efforts to End Rape in Conflict



    Thursday, October 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 106
  5. RWANDA: RDF Officers Acquire Skills to Respond to Sexual Violence

    Fifty Rwanda Defence Forces (RDF) officers yesterday concluded a two-day course on "prevention and response to c

    Friday, August 16, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 048
  6. DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO: Congo Promises Action on Mass Rapes in Eastern Town -U.N.

    The Democratic Republic of Congo has promised to bring a group of suspected mass rapists to justice after the United

    Tuesday, April 2, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 898
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. RWANDA: Project to Protect Women Rights Launched

    UN Women together with the City of Kigali launched a project aimed at promoting the rights of working women and girls

    Monday, June 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 022
  11. DRC: Indian Peacekeepers Rescue Women in DR Congo: UN

    Indian peacekeepers rescued seven women held by a militia group in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the UN said

    Friday, January 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 111
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  13. DRC: UN Scrambles to Better Protect Civilians in Wake of Mass Rape

    A woman working alone on her farm in a remote corner of eastern Congo is usually a worrisome sight.

    Saturday, November 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 544
  14. DRC: UN to Build Safe Detention Facilities for Women Pending Trial

    United Nations peacekeepers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) are building detention facilities in the co

    Friday, September 17, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 182
  15. DRC: Congo leaders: We Begged UN to Protect Civilians

    Congolese community leaders say they begged local U.N.

    Wednesday, September 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 024
  16. DRC: Mass Rapes Underline Urgency of Consolidating Peace in Eastern DR Congo

    The recent savage rape and assault of scores of civilians in the remote and troubled far east of the Democratic Repub

    Wednesday, August 25, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 928
  17. DRC: Survey Shows Women and Boys in Increasing Danger in War-Torn Eastern Congo

    Civilians in eastern Congo are facing an increased risk of rape and forced labor as a result of internationally backe

    Thursday, July 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 589
  18. DRC: UNICEF Needs $14 Million for DR Congo

    The United Nations Children's Fund urgently needs $14 million to respond to the most urgent needs of children and wom

    Tuesday, June 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 167
  19. Women and Children First: On the Frontline of War in the Kivus

    Oxfam and 12 partner NGOs interviewed 816 people in 24 communities in North and South Kivu between 12 and 21 April 20

    Tuesday, June 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 706
  20. 'We'll Tie You Up and Shoot You': Lack of Accountability for Political Violence in Burundi

    On May 21, Burundi begins a four-month election season, the country's first elections following the end of a nearly 1

    Tuesday, May 25, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 771
  21. Patterns of Sexual Violence in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo: Reports from Survivors Presenting to Panzi Hospital in 2006

    Despite the signing of international peace agreements, a deadly war continues in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR

    Wednesday, May 5, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 244
  22. Training Session for Congolese Police Force in Child Protection

    A training session for Congolese Special Police for Protection of Women and Children is being held from February 9, t

    Thursday, February 11, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 620
  23. Gendering the Security Sector: Protecting Civilians Against Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo

    International responses to the conflicts in the eastern Democratic Republicof Congo (DRC) bordering Rwanda, Burundi a

    Monday, January 18, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 811
  24. DRC: Level of Brutality Against Women and Girls in Congo Increasing; UN Must Do More To Protect Them

    Women and girls in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo are experiencing increasingly brutal sexual assaults and the

    Thursday, December 10, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 576
  25. Peril or Protection: The Link Between Livelihoods and Gender-based Violence in Displacement Settings

    Sunday, November 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 079
  26. Protocol to the African charter on Human Rights and Peorplr's Rights and on the Rights of Women in Africa

    States Parties shall combat all forms of discrimination against women through appropriate legislative, institutional

    Friday, November 16, 2001
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 100
  27. Gender, Conflict and Development Volume II: Case studies: Cambodia; Rwanda; Kosovo; Algeria; Somalia; Guatemala and Eritrea

    This report was commissioned by the Netherlands Special Programme on WID, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (DGIS) of the N

    Saturday, July 6, 1996
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 091
  28. BLOG: Is Obama Failing Congo?

    The administration launched a $17 million program to fight rape in Congo—but is it effective?

    Monday, June 28, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 419
  29. VIDEO: Crisis in the Congo, Crisis in Sri Lanka, and Why UN WOMEN is a Step Forward

    Monday, July 12, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 433
  30. CAMPAIGN: Protect Human Rights Defender Justine Masika Bihamba

    Human rights defenders working to end violence against women in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) do so in the f

    Wednesday, December 31, 2008 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 442

    Northern Mali is on the brink of a major humanitarian disaster and aid agencies must be allowed immediate access to a

    Monday, April 9, 2012 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 369
  32. CONFERENCE/ MEETING: Women's Messages for Action in the DRC and the Great Lakes Region

    Monday, July 22, 2013 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 804
  33. ONLINE DIALOGUE/BLOG: Never-ending trauma: In DRC, rape survivors are punished with more rape

    The horrors are so terrible that they sound made up but—somehow—they aren't.

    Tuesday, January 28, 2014 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 878