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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. DRC: Warlord Gets 14 Years for Using Child Soldiers

    Convicted Congolese warlord Thomas Lubanga Dyilo has been sentenced to 14 years in jail, but he will have six years k

    Tuesday, July 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 206
  4. DRC: Survivors of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in Congo find Access to Justice

    There are no court houses in Kalonge health district, a region home to more than 130,000 people, high in the hills ab

    Wednesday, June 27, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 175
  5. Report of the Mapping Exercise Documenting the Most Serious Violations of Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law Committed Within the Territory of the Democratic Republic of the Congo Between March 1993 and June 2003

    This report is the sum of the work of a team of men and women, from the DemocraticRepublic of the Congo (DRC) and bey

    Friday, June 8, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 616
  6. CONGO: Women Graduate from Sexual Violence Survivors Program in the Congo

    In the war torn area of the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo armed rebels rape and pillage women on a regular bas

    Sunday, February 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 773
  7. DRC: Protectors or Sexual Predators

    "A dead rat is worth more than the body of a woman." Those were the words of one distraught young woman who

    Tuesday, January 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 663
  8. DRC: Rape Persists in Congo, Even When the War is Over

    THE BABY'S name is Alame.

    Tuesday, January 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 624
  9. Eve Ensler: 'Women Will Rise Up and Take Back the Congo for the Congolese' - Video

    Eve Ensler, author of The Vagina Monologues, talks about her work with the City of Joy refuge in the Democratic Repub

    Monday, December 5, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 541
  10. INTERNATIONAL: Designation for Sanctions of an Armed Leader in the DRC

    The Permanent Missions to the United Nations of France, the United Kingdom, and the United States submitted to the Se

    Tuesday, November 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 453
  11. DRC: Wanted Congo Rebel Holds Campaign Rally

    A national assembly candidate charged with organising the mass rape of 387 people has staged a campaign rally in the

    Saturday, November 26, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 445
  12. DRC: Film Sheds Light on Congo's "Unfair Rape Trials"

    The international community's efforts to increase the number of rape convictions in Democratic Republic of Congo have

    Monday, November 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 463
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  14. First Carter Center Pre-Election Statement on Preparations in the Democratic Republic of Congo

    The Carter Center has been closely monitoring the implementation of the electoral calendar that was released by the I

    Friday, November 11, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 530
  15. AFRICA: Peacebuilders Fail Africa's Women Victims of War

    Thousands of women and girls who have been abducted by armed groups, enslaved and repeatedly raped during conflicts a

    Monday, October 31, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 381
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  17. DRC: Congo's Violent Rape Epidemic Needs a Cure

    November is hot in Congo. Every month is hot in Congo.

    Tuesday, June 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 018
  18. DRC: New Laws Have Little Impact on Sexual Violence in DRC

    Five years after the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) revised its laws against sexual and gender-based violence (SG

    Tuesday, June 7, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 880
  19. DRC: UN Body Accuses DRC Soldiers of Sex Crimes

    Soldiers have committed acts of sexual violence in the north-east Democratic Republic of Congo, a UN humanitarian gro

    Thursday, April 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 627
  20. DRC: Security Returning to DR Congo

    Security is gradually returning to parts of the war-ravaged Democratic Republic of Congo.

    Monday, April 11, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 513
  21. DRC: UN Provides Logistical Support for Rape Trial of Army General

    United Nations human rights officials are providing technical and logistical support to military justice authorities

    Wednesday, March 30, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 482
  22. DRC: UN Envoy Hails Move to Pursue Rape Cases Against Top Military Officers

    The official spearheading United Nations efforts to combat the scourge of sexual violence during war today welcomed t

    Tuesday, March 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 534
  23. DRC: Mobile Court a Sign of Hope

    Eleven soldiers found culpable in the rape of more than 50 women in the Congolese town of Fizi Centre in January, hav

    Tuesday, March 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 340
  24. DRC: UN Report Details Suffering of Rape Victims, Recommends Reparations

    A United Nations report unveiled today highlights the deprivations endured by thousands of victims of sexual violence

    Thursday, March 3, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 341
  25. DRC: First Convictions for Ordering Mass Rape in Congo

    Congo is “the rape capital of the world,” according to Margot Wallstrom, the UN's Special Representative

    Sunday, February 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 338
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  27. DRC: DR Congo Colonel's Rape Conviction is First Step on Road to Justice

    Amnesty International has urged authorities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to step up reforms to its j

    Wednesday, February 23, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 295
  28. DRC: Head of UN Mission Welcomes Verdicts in DR Congo Mass Rape Case

    The head of the United Nations peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has welcomed the gu

    Wednesday, February 23, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 296
  29. DRC: Mass Rape Verdicts Send Strong Signal to Perpetrators

    A senior United Nations official has welcomed today's verdicts by a military court in eastern Democratic Republic of

    Monday, February 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 293
  30. DRC: DR Congo: Ending Impunity for Sexual Violence: Will the Fizi Trials Deliver Justice?

    The trial of 11 Congolese soldiers, those accused of raping dozens of women in the town of Fizi, South Kivu on New Ye

    Tuesday, February 15, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 256
  31. DRC: Mobile Court Reduces Sex Attacks

    Eleven soldiers accused of raping more than 60 women have gone on trial in the most high-profile case yet heard by th

    Saturday, February 12, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 211
  32. DRC: Congolese Soldiers go on Trial Accused of Raping more than 60 Women

    Eleven government soldiers accused of raping more than 60 women have gone on trial in the most high-profile case yet

    Thursday, February 10, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 209
  33. DRC/UNITED STATES: AFRICOM Trying to Stop Violent Cycle Among African Soldiers

    There was no field manual to consult, no military doctrine to guide the way.

    Sunday, February 6, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 170
  34. DRC: Lubumbashi Police Tackle Sexual Violence

    Hundreds of cases investigated by officers, but so far few prosecutions.

    Wednesday, January 26, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 164
  35. DRC: Authorities Arrest Army Commander Linked to Alleged Rapes, UN Reports

    The authorities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have arrested the commander of national army soldiers w

    Friday, January 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 107
  36. DRC: Troops Held over DR Congo Mass Rape

    Seven soldiers and a commander in the army of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have been arrested over allegati

    Wednesday, January 19, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 073
  37. DRC: UPDATE: Congolese Soldiers Charged and Arrested for New Year's Day Mass Rape

    Government soldiers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DR Congo) have been accused of the New Year's Day mass r

    Wednesday, January 12, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 997
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  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. DRC: DR Congo Court Convicts Nine Police of Rape

    A Democratic Republic of Congo military court sentenced nine police officers for up to 20 years in jail for raping a

    Monday, November 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 538
  45. DRC: Ending Impunity in the Congo

    A man accused of helping direct a campaign of severe war crimes and crimes against humanity in the eastern Democratic

    Friday, October 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 526
  46. DRC: Changing Gender Norms is Essential for Peacebuilding in Congo (Opinion)

    I've been working in the development field for a long time, and I've increasingly been frustrated by the way that whe

    Wednesday, October 20, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 523
  47. DRC: UN Mission Chief Stresses Reform of Security And Law to End Violence

    The head of the United Nations peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) cautioned today tha

    Friday, October 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 520
  48. DRC: Facing Justice Relaunching in DRC

    A group of female Congolese journalists last month took part in a week-long training session in Goma aimed at teachin

    Wednesday, July 21, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 766
  49. DRC: Getting Away with Rape

    When nine-year-old Jeanne* from North Kivu Province in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) was raped by a neighbou

    Monday, July 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 489
  50. DRC: UN Helps Women Fight Under-Representation in Government

    1 April 2010 –The United Nations is boosting the efforts of women in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)

    Thursday, April 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 813

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