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  1. SOUTH AFRICA: Let's Fight Abuse Together

    Everywhere I go there is a palpable sense of anger and sadness at the recent spate of abuse and killing of women and

    Tuesday, August 26, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 470
  2. DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO: Congo's Women Deserve Action

    Too often the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is reduced to ‘the rape capital of the world,' a tragic title

    Thursday, July 31, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 456
  3. NIGERIA: Women's Right: From Battle To Peace Table

    The Convention on the Elimination of Violence against Women is still missing, but progress on other dimensions of thi

    Thursday, July 24, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 449
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  5. LIBERIA: UN, Liberia Shining Light On Ending Violence Against Women

    On Tuesday July, 15, 2014, two of the United Nations System Agencies, the Joint Programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS) an

    Thursday, July 17, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 388
  6. EGYPT: Egypt Court Jails Seven For Life Over Sexual Assaults

    A court in Egypt has sentenced seven men to life in prison and two others to 20 years for sexual assaulting women las

    Wednesday, July 16, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 439
  7. DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO: UN Hails Appointment of Senior Adviser on Sexual Violence, Child Recruitment

    The appointment of a presidential adviser on conflict-related sexual violence and child recruitment in the Democratic

    Monday, July 14, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 440
  8. DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO: Medical App Amasses Evidence Against War-Zone Rapists

    ASMA, 14, was raped at gunpoint. Two soldiers attacked her as she looked for firewood in the forest.

    Thursday, July 10, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 432
  9. SOMALIA: Somali Ministry of Women Launches Training On Gender-Based Violence

    Somali Ministry of Women and Human Rights in collaboration with the United Nations Population Fund and United Nations

    Monday, July 7, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 425
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  11. AFRICA: Bank Project Will Help Survivors of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in Africa's Great Lakes Region

    World Bank Group's Board of Executive Directors has approved US$107 million in financial grants to the countries of B

    Monday, June 30, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 414
  12. NIGERIA: 60 Females, 31 Boys Abducted in Northeast Nigeria

    MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Extremists have abducted 60 more girls and women and 31 boys in weekend attacks on vi

    Tuesday, June 24, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 406
  13. LIBYA: The Law is Failing the Women of Libya

    What started as a normal day for an ordinary young woman here in Libya turned into a nightmare when a security guard

    Thursday, June 19, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 393
  14. RWANDA: Rwanda Expands Refugee 'One-Stop' Care Centers for Rape Victims

    RWANDA, EASTERN AFRICA: To curb continuing cases of rape violence in Rwanda's refugee camps, the government of Rwanda

    Monday, June 16, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 366
  15. DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO: British Aid Money May Unwittingly be Funding Rape and Torture in DR Congo

    Concern is mounting that British aid money may be funding police who are using rape as a tool of state-sanctioned tor

    Monday, June 16, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 369
  16. LIBYA: Libya Set to Pay Reparations to Victims of Rape as a War Crime

    A decree issued Wednesday in Libya would recognize rape committed during that country's revolution as a war crime and

    Thursday, June 12, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 362
  17. SOUTH SUDAN: Women Raped Under the Noses of UN Forces

    Emily was bitten, beaten and raped just a few hundred metres from the UN camp in South Sudan's capital, Juba.

    Tuesday, June 10, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 356
  18. DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO: For Rape Survivors in My Country, One London Summit is Not Enough

    I have met survivors of rape, ranging from babies a few months old to elderly women: in my country, the Democratic Re

    Monday, June 9, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 347
  19. DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO: 'Raping Makes Us Feel Free': Congo's Soldiers Reveal Astonishing Stories

    The Congolese soldiers march through the night, but not towards battle.

    Monday, June 9, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 348
  20. RWANDA: Rwanda 20 Years On: The Tragic Testimony of the Children of Rape

    Two decades after the 1994 genocide, a television journalist returns to hear the extraordinary testimony of women who

    Saturday, June 7, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 349
  21. DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO: Sexual Violence in DRC Not Limited to War Zone

    In the Democratic Republic of Congo there have been more than two decades of armed conflict, sexual violence against

    Wednesday, June 4, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 343
  22. RWANDA: Nyabiheke Refugee Camp Gets Migration, Police Post

    The Government in partnership with the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) on Tuesday inaugurated a m

    Wednesday, June 4, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 344
  23. DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO: Refugee Women Launch Musical Campaign Against Violence Against Women

    Four musical sisters are launching a campaign to raise awareness about violence against women.

    Monday, May 26, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 333
  24. MALI: Malian Lawyer Builds Peace and Hope

    The stories of gang-rape, forced marriage and fathers being forced to rape their own daughters at gunpoint keep her a

    Thursday, May 15, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 332
  25. SOUTH SUDAN: Sexual Violence Soars in South Sudan

    JUBA, 13 May 2014 (IRIN) - Sexual and gender-based violence might not be a new phenomenon in South Sudan, but the cur

    Tuesday, May 13, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 327
  26. SOUTH SUDAN: Scores of Women Raped, Killed in Wave of Sexual Violence in South Sudan

    Both parties in the war in South Sudan have used rape and extreme sexual violence resulting in the death of girls and

    Thursday, May 8, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 305
  27. NIGERIA: Coalition Calls for Release of Abducted Schoolgirls

    A coalition of civil society groups, human rights activists and other good spirited Nigerians led by Women for Peace

    Wednesday, May 7, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 303
  28. UGANDA: Ugandan Parliament adopts Resolution to Address Needs of War-Affected Women

    Years of advocacy by women's rights groups including those monitoring justice for women with disabilities in northern

    Wednesday, April 23, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 286
  29. LIBERIA: One Billion Rising for Justice in Liberia

    "Violence against women, violence against our mothers and sisters has reached an unacceptable level and we all m

    Tuesday, February 25, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 268
  30. SIERRA LEONE: For GBV Women Demand Justice in Sierra Leone

    The women of Port Loko District on Valentine's Day celebrated the first One Billion rising in Africa V-Day on the the

    Wednesday, February 19, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 262
  31. 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
  32. SOMALIA: Women Shouldn't Live in Fear of Rape

    Somalia's new cabinet should urgently adopt meaningful reforms to confront rampant sexual violence, Human Rights Watc

    Saturday, February 15, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 256
  33. LIBERIA: Unicef Boss Warns against Violence

    The Country Representative of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), Mr.

    Thursday, February 13, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 239
  34. SOMALIA: Human Rights Watch Asks Somalia to Protect Women

    In recent years, Somali women and girls living in makeshift camps in and around Mogadishu have experienced a wave of

    Thursday, February 13, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 259
  35. EGYPT: Egypt's Shame : Why Violence Against Women Has Soared After Mubarak

    In late November 2013, Egyptian police rounded up 14 female activists in downtown Cairo, including three prominent wo

    Monday, January 27, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 217
  36. SOMALIA: Reports of sexual exploitation and abuse by AMISOM increased

    In its annual report, the Human Rights Watch organization released on Tuesday blasts that Women and girls in Somalia

    Wednesday, January 22, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 202
  37. DRC: Victimized twice: DRC women rebound after war, rape

    Living in the lush mountainous region in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, Wivine Mwbawa would spend hours ea

    Monday, January 20, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 205
  38. LIBERIA: President Sirleaf Convenes Roundtable Meeting With Women Lawyers, Gender Advocates, Calling for 'out of the Box' Suggestions to Address Alarming Rape Statistics in Country

    President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has called upon Liberia's female lawyers, gender advocates and civil society to &quot

    Sunday, January 12, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 179
  39. MOROCCO: Morocco Set to Repeal Controversial Rape Section in Penal Code

    Morocco aims to toss part of its penal code allowing rapists who marry their victims to go free, lawmakers told Al Ja

    Wednesday, January 8, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 199
  40. ZIMBABWE: New research paints poignant picture of intimate partner violence in Zimbabwe

    When Kim*'s husband was diagnosed with HIV, he began to subject his wife to unrelenting emotional and physical abuse.

    Thursday, January 2, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 197
  41. CENTRAL AFRICA: Central African Republic; 39 Muslims, incl Pregnant Woman and 10 Children Killed by Christians

    A militia group has killed 27 Muslims in a village in the Central African Republic, the United Nations said on Friday

    Monday, December 16, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 177
  42. DRC: Addressing Violence Against Women in War-Torn Regions

    For the past two decades women's bodies have become the battlefield as gangs of combatants have committed atrocities

    Monday, December 9, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 172
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  44. SUDAN: Calls for Sudan to end flogging of women

    UN independent experts have urged Sudan to end flogging punishments for women accused of so called moral crimes, stre

    Monday, November 11, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 137
  45. 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
  46. Central African Republic: UN rights chief warns cycle of violence may 'spin out of control'

    The top United Nations human rights official warned today that the deteriorating violence in the Central African Repu

    Friday, November 8, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 136
  47. CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC: Seleka Soldiers Raped Women, Girls in Bangui - Report

    An excerpt from the Amnesty International report, "CAR: Human rights crisis spiralling out of control":

    Tuesday, October 29, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 130
  48. ALGERIA: Algeria Wrestling With Aftermath Of Jihadists' Temporary Marriages

    By: Kaci Racelma for Al-Monitor Posted on October 10.

    Thursday, October 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 105
  49. RWANDA: We Should Support Efforts to End Rape in Conflict

    BY GITURA MWAURA, 10 OCTOBER 2013

    ANALYSIS

    Thursday, October 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 106
  50. Power, Empowerment and Violence against Women, Study Violence as backlash against womens activism

    How best can international development agencies and indigenous NGOs support the efforts of women in the countries whe

    Monday, September 16, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 077

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