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  1. Across Conflict Lines: Women Mediating for Peace. 12th Annual Colloquium Findings

    This paper draws on discussions from The Institute for Inclusive Security's 12th Annual Colloquium “Across Conf

    Saturday, January 1, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 347
  2. CAR: "Command responsibility" Underpins Allegations Against Bemba at ICC

    It was systematic rape to assert dominance and shatter resistance.

    Thursday, December 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 954
  3. DRC: Female Journalists Overcome Barriers

    Two female radio journalists working for a Goma-based station have significantly improved their skills and gained in

    Tuesday, December 21, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 936
  4. RWANDA: Women Organisation to Expand After Winning International Award

    After winning an International Award, Reseau des Femmes, a Women organisation, has finalised plans to expand its reac

    Monday, December 20, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 940
  5. Mass Rapes in Walikale Still a Need for Protection and Justice in Eastern Congo

    Monday, December 20, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 141
  6. DRC: French envoy says DR Congo rights situation a 'shipwreck'

    A French envoy on Saturday described the human rights situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo as a "shipwr

    Saturday, December 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 937
  7. AFGHANISTAN/SOMALIA/DRC: President's Corner - Violence Against Women, It's also a Men's Problem

    In many of the conflicts of the last decades – from Afghanistan to Somalia, from the Balkans to the Democratic

    Friday, December 17, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 938
  8. DRC: New Law a Boon for Police Reform

    Legislation has been passed in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) national assembly aimed at reforming the countr

    Thursday, December 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 957
  9. DRC: Women Stage March over Rape in Congo

    Women from the Great Lakes region on Wednesday held a peaceful walk in the Democratic Republic of Congo condemning th

    Wednesday, December 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 820
  10. DRC: U.N. Worried about Congolese Violence

    Congolese leaders should be prepared for attacks by the Ugandan rebel Lord's Resistance Army during the upcoming holi

    Wednesday, December 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 821
  11. Joint NGO Briefing Paper: Ghosts of Christmas Past: Protecting Civilians from the LRA

    Almost daily, a small band of rebels known as the Lord's Resistance Army, or LRA, kills, abducts and attacks people a

    Wednesday, December 15, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 101
  12. DRC: Aid Groups Call for Action to Prevent New LRA Massacres

    Aid groups on Tuesday urged the international community to avert a third consecutive year of massacres by Lord Resist

    Tuesday, December 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 811
  13. CAR/DRC/SUDAN: Ghosts of Christmas Past - Protecting Civilians from the LRA

    On Christmas Eve 2008 and over the following three weeks, 865 women, men and children were savagely beaten to death a

    Tuesday, December 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 812
  14. DRC/US: USAID Assistance Will Combat Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in DRC

    Over the next five years, more than a quarter of a million Congolese will benefit from assistance aimed at preventing

    Tuesday, December 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 836
  15. Gender Inequality and Social Institutions in the D.R. Congo

    The analysis of the current context in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) makes obvious the existing persistence

    Tuesday, December 14, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 092
  16. DRC: US-Congo Minerals Law: Overdue Reform or Fuel on the Fire

    When US President Barack Obama signed the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act in July, the aim

    Monday, December 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 814
  17. DRC: World is Apparently Indifferent to Suffering in Congo Region

    The tragedy in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) continues, while the international community assist

    Friday, December 10, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 819
  18. RWANDA: NEC Encourages Women to Vie for Local Leadership

    An official at the National Electoral Commission (NEC) has called upon women leaders to sensitize their compatriots c

    Wednesday, December 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 751
  19. CAR: Fair Elections Key to Stability in Central African Republic - UN Envoy

    General elections in the Central African Republic (CAR) next year will be a crucial step towards restoring stability

    Wednesday, December 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 815
  20. RWANDA: Rebuilding Lives After Genocide

    Rwandan Women Find Strength in Each Other

    Wednesday, December 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 817
  21. DRC: 339 Rape Victims 'Rejected' Back Home in DRC

    Raped and deported from Angola along with thousands of many others, a group of 339 Congolese women remain without ass

    Wednesday, December 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 818
  22. DRC: No Peace Without Justice

    As the trial of Congolese rebel leader Jean-Pierre Bemba gets under way, political analysts will go into overdrive ab

    Tuesday, December 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 738
  23. BURUNDI: Using Men to Empower Women

    For a long time, Merthus Ntahobakuriye, 53, did not think much of being drunk daily or refusing to help out with hous

    Tuesday, December 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 741
  24. DRC: Women's Bodies 'Battleground' in Nation

    Maria Malele, 20, looks down at her hands while she explains in her native Swahili how she was gang-raped by rebels i

    Tuesday, December 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 748
  25. CAR/CHAD: Huge Challenges Remain as UN Mission Departs Chad, Central African Republic

    With the United Nations mission in Chad and Central African Republic (CAR) wrapping up by the end of the year, Secret

    Tuesday, December 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 750
  26. INDIA/EGYPT/ECUADOR/RWANDA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA: UN Promotes 'Safe Cities' Program for Women

    The abuse of women has been going on for centuries and it is often the case that a woman is killed before the problem

    Monday, December 6, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 715
  27. CAR: Expert Describes Trauma Among Sexual Violence Survivors as Witness Recounts Gang-Rape

    The second week of the war crimes trial of former Congolese vice president Jean-Pierre Bemba has seen an expert on ge

    Friday, December 3, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 735
  28. DRC: MCC Supports Congolese Women Calling for an End to the Violence Against Women

    In solidarity with thousands of women who have been sexually assaulted in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, five

    Friday, December 3, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 736
  29. DRC: Colonel on UN Blacklist for Alleged Rapes and Murders

    A UN Security Council committee has placed four people from the Great Lakes on the UN sanctions list, including Democ

    Thursday, December 2, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 740
  30. DRC: DR.Congo Army Colonel Added to UN Sanctions List

    A UN Security Council committee has ordered sanctions against a Democratic Republic of Congo army officer accused of

    Thursday, December 2, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 742
  31. CAR: Bemba Judges Issue Guidelines for Questioning Rape Victims

    Judges today directed parties in the trial of Jean-Pierre Bemba to exercise greater caution when questioning rape vic

    Thursday, December 2, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 749
  32. Completing the Demobilisation, Disarmament and Reintegration Process of Armed Groups in the Democratic Republic of Congo and the Link to Security Sector Reform of FARDC.

    In January 2009, the Congolese government announced that the second phase of its demobilisation, disarmament and rein

    Tuesday, November 30, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 074
  33. RWANDA: More Advocacy Needed for Girls' Education

    The Forum for African Women Educationalists (FAWE), Rwanda Chapter, would like to have additional policies and contin

    Monday, November 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 670
  34. Gender, Conflict and the Millennium Development Goals

    To mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, Women for Women International have launc

    Monday, November 29, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 058
  35. RWANDA: Include More Women in Church Leadership

    The Minister of Gender and Family Promotion, Dr.

    Friday, November 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 667
  36. RWANDA: Minister Rallies Community Support in Fighting GBV

    The Minister of Gender and Family Promotion, Dr Jeanne d'Arc Mujawamariya, on Thursday, launched "16 days of act

    Friday, November 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 668
  37. RWANDA: GBV Cases On the Decline

    Joint efforts by the Ministry of Gender and Family Promotion, the National Police and the Rwanda Defence Force (RDF)

    Thursday, November 25, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 665
  38. DRC: WMA Calls for Inquiry into Congo Rapes

    The World Medical Association today added its support to worldwide calls for an immediate inquiry into allegations th

    Wednesday, November 24, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 669
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  40. DRC: No More Rape (opinion)

    I have been back in Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), for two weeks now meeting with leaders, activists, so

    Tuesday, November 23, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 664
  41. RWANDA: The International Development Achievement Award Winner: An Inspiration to All

    When Odette Kayirere lost her husband in the 1994 Rwandan genocide, she felt angry and hopeless.

    Monday, November 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 635
  42. CAR: The ICC Takes On Gender Crimes

    The International Criminal Court (ICC) has been operational since 2002, yet victims of war crimes, crimes against hum

    Monday, November 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 671
  43. RWANDA: Nyinawase Wins Women MP By-Election

    Jeanne d'Arc Nyinawase, an employee of the national water and power utility, RECO-RWASCO , has been declared winner o

    Thursday, November 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 603
  44. DRC: Eastern Congo Security Deteriorating, Crisis Group Reports

    The Democratic Republic of Congo government's two-year military campaign against rebels in the east is failing and ha

    Wednesday, November 17, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 586
  45. DRC: Military Solution Failing in Eastern Congo: Crisis Group

    A military solution championed by Rwanda and DR Congo for restive eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has failed and

    Tuesday, November 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 580
  46. DRC: Congo: New Strategy Needed in the East

    The attempt by Congo and Rwanda to end the deadly conflict in eastern Congo by a secret presidential deal and militar

    Tuesday, November 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 587
  47. RWANDA: Global leadership: In Rwanda, Women Run the Show

    When Béata Murekatete was growing up in rural Rwanda, she never would have imagined she'd end up working for P

    Saturday, November 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 533
  48. 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
  49. DRC: Justice Needed in Congo, HRW says

    World leaders are called on to support a mixed tribunal to prosecute human rights crimes in the Democratic Republic o

    Thursday, November 11, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 543
  50. BURUNDI: The Battered Women of Burundi

    Although they have been separated for over a year Chantal's ex-boyfriend, Kamessa, has repeatedly threatened her.

    Tuesday, November 9, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 539

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