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  1. Secretary General Reports97 023
  2. Secretary General Reports93 469
  3. 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
  4. Monthly Action Points (MAP) for the Security Council: February 2014

    For February, in which Lithuania has the Security Council presidency, the MAP provides recommendations on the situati

    Saturday, February 1, 2014
    Monthly Action Points91 283
  5. 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
  6. CAR: Woman Chosen to Lead Central African Republic Out of Mayhem

    Cheers broke out in the National Assembly building here on Monday as representatives chose the mayor of this beleague

    Monday, January 20, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 209
  7. Monthly Action Points (MAP) for the Security Council: December 2013

    For December, in which France has the Security Council presidency, the MAP provides recommendations on the situations

    Sunday, December 1, 2013
    Monthly Action Points91 225
  8. Monthly Action Points (MAP) for the Security Council: November 2013

    For November, in which China has the Security Council presidency, the MAP provides recommendations on the situations

    Friday, November 1, 2013
    Monthly Action Points91 241
  9. UN Urges DR Congo to Prosecute Soldiers for Rape in East

    "Congolese officials should fulfill their obligations...

    Thursday, October 24, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 096
  10. 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
  11. CAMEROON: Women in Politics

    On a sunny day in early May, in Ndu, northwest Cameroon, a group of women, many of whom have taken the day off from w

    Monday, September 9, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 071
  12. Power, Empowerment and Violence against Women, Study

    In the context of the conflict in the former Yugoslavia and of the genocide in Rwanda, reports of sexual violence app

    Friday, August 30, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 062
  13. 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
  14. RWANDA: USAID Recommits to Women Empowerment

    There is need to invest in women's empowerment and leadership in order for countries to achieve sustainable developme

    Wednesday, July 24, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 022
  15. Monthly Action Points (MAP) for the Security Council: May 2013

    For May, in which Togo has the Security Council presidency, the MAP provides recommendations on the situations in Bos

    Wednesday, May 1, 2013
    Monthly Action Points91 253
  16. DRC: Former Irish leader Mary Robinson appointed UN envoy for Africa's Great Lakes region

    Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today announced the appointment of former Irish president Mary Robinson as the new Spec

    Monday, March 18, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 862
  17. DRC: UN Says Sexual Violence on the Rise in DRC

    The UN and human rights groups are warning of a rise in sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

    Friday, March 15, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 861
  18. DRC: Women Demand Inclusion in DRC Talks

    A group of women from North Kivu in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have demanded to be involved in the on-goi

    Friday, February 1, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 777
  19. DRC: Women Seek Peace

    The conflict in the Eastern DR Congo provinces of North and South Kivu between the Kinshasa government and the M23 mo

    Friday, December 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 706
  20. DRC: Bring Women Into Peace Talks - Diop

    It's a country the size of all of western Europe, with enormous mineral riches that enable the artifacts of modern li

    Sunday, December 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 691
  21. DRC: Congolese Women Plead For Help In Ending Violence, Crimes Against Women

    Women in Africa's Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) are calling on President Barack Obama to lend resources and

    Thursday, December 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 684
  22. DRC: Surge in Sexual Violence in North Kivu

    Sexual violence is on the rise as armed groups continue to move across the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo's (DR

    Thursday, December 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 681
  23. DRC: Who will stand up for the women of Congo?

    Last week, coffee in hand, I read a chilling email. Armed men had shot at Dr.

    Tuesday, October 30, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 577
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  25. DRC: Congolese Women Stitching a Community Back Together

    As documented in a new report from the Enough Project, which ranks electronics firms on their progress in cleaning up

    Wednesday, September 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 316
  26. Reports/Policy Briefs90 912
  27. Women, Peace and Security and the MONUSCO Mandate Renewal - June 2012

    The NGOWG on Women, Peace and Security recently hosted Josephine Ngalula Kabeya, the National President of the Forum

    Monday, June 11, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 613
  28. 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
  29. DRC: Families in Camp Scattered by DRC Fighting

    “We were together in the forest when the fighting forced us to flee,” Mukakarimba said in tears, cradling

    Wednesday, May 23, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 058
  30. BURUNDI: Changing Lives in Burundi: "Now I am no longer beaten"

    Burundian society has long been accustomed to domestic and sexual violence.

    Tuesday, March 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 895
  31. DRC/INTERNATIONAL: Why The Most Dangerous Places To Women Threaten Global Peace And Security

    Sexual and gender-based violence, or SGBV, does not just affect an individual but also has the power to permeate an e

    Monday, February 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 837
  32. DRC: Narratives of Rape in the DRC: Helpful, but Perpetuating Stereotypes?

    Women Under Siege is a fascinating new initiative of the Women's

    Sunday, February 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 808
  33. 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
  34. DRC: Commander in Militia Denies Role in Mass Rape

    SADOKE KIKUNDA Mayele repeatedly cracks his knuckles as he sits restlessly in a small room up a dank stairway in Goma

    Wednesday, January 4, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 622
  35. GREAT LAKES REGION: UN Officials Urge Eradication of Sexual Violence in Africa's Great Lakes Region

    Deputy Secretary-General Asha-Rose Migiro today stressed that efforts to restore peace and stability in Africa's Grea

    Thursday, December 15, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 548
  36. Monthly Action Points (MAP) on Women, Peace and Security, NGOWG, December 2011

    For December, in which the Russian Federation has the Security Council presidency, the MAP provides recommendations o

    Tuesday, December 6, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 540
  37. 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
  38. DRC: Sexual Violence and Gender: From Peace to Conflict and Back Again

    More attention is being paid today to the inter-relationality between gender and war/conflict than ever before, raisi

    Monday, November 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 473
  39. DRC: Election Promises of Peace and Security

    The 11 candidates contesting presidential elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo all pledge to improve peace a

    Saturday, November 12, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 429
  40. DRC: DRC Election: Final Media Release: Joint Statement

    DR Congo: As Electoral Campaign Starts, Congolese and International NGOs Call for Urgent Measures to Prevent Escalat

    Thursday, November 3, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 399
  41. DRC:DR Congo: Arrest Candidate Wanted For Mass Rape

    Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo should immediately arrest an armed group leader running for political

    Wednesday, November 2, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 398
  42. 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
  43. INTERNATIONAL: Leymah Gbowee: Child Soldiers, Child Wives: Wounded for Life

    Working with ex-child soldiers of Charles Taylor's army, and the girls they have taken as wives, has convinced Nobel

    Friday, October 7, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 618
  44. RWANDA: I'm Calling for a Militantly Feminist FFRP

    Next Friday, the Rwanda Women Parliamentary Forum (FFRP) will celebrate 15 years of existence and, if the news confer

    Sunday, July 24, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 124
  45. EUROPE/CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC: Comparing Women's Rights in Europe and Sub-Saharan Africa

    How does Europe compare with sub-Saharan Africa in terms of women's rights?

    Wednesday, July 6, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 053
  46. 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
  47. RWANDA: Karugarama Urges Security Organs to Spearhead Anti-GBV Campaign

    The Minister of Justice, Tharcisse Karugarama has said that violence against women and girls in African countries is

    Tuesday, June 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 995
  48. INTERNATIONAL: Ending Rape in War

    After curving through miles of Quebec's countryside, the road to Montebello arrives at an enormous log cabin along th

    Thursday, June 2, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 868
  49. Monthly Action Points (MAP) on Women, Peace and Security, NGOWG, June 2011

    The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the June 2011 version of our Monthly Action Points (M

    Tuesday, May 31, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 440
  50. RWANDA: Ministry of Education Commended for Gender Programs

    The Gender Monitoring Office (GMO) has lauded the Ministry of Education for implementing programmes that empower the

    Friday, May 20, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 793

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