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  3. DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO: The Way to Bring A Lasting Peace in the Congo? Women

    When Nobel Peace Prize winner Leymah Gbowee led women in song at the fish markets on the Liberian coast in the late 1

    Friday, August 8, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 463
  4. Reports/Policy Briefs90 945
  5. RWANDA: Why Women Should Be At the Forefront of Waging Peace

    Last Sunday, President Paul Kagame met with Rwandan women of all walks of life to celebrate the country's 20th libera

    Thursday, July 10, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 437
  6. BURUNDI: Burundian Women Want a Greater Say in Running of Country

    As Burundi heads towards the 2015 general elections, and despite a quota of 30 percent women's representation in parl

    Monday, July 7, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 424
  7. RWANDA: Women Want to be Decision-Makers about Peace, Not Passive Victims of War

    Gaspard, the taxi driver taking me back to my hotel after dinner, is 27. So he was just a boy in 1994.

    Thursday, July 3, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 423
  8. CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC: UN, African Officials Urge Efforts to Advance Peace and Stability in CAR

    UN, African officials urge efforts to advance peace and stability in CAR

    Monday, June 2, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 351
  9. RWANDA: Empowering Women Is Empowering Humanity

    Nearly 20 years ago, the world came together in Beijing for the Fourth World Conference on Women.

    Tuesday, May 20, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 315
  10. 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
  11. BURUNDI: Remembering Nelson Mandela's Work To Bring Women To The Table During Peace Talks In Burundi

    As civil war raged in Burundi since the 1996 outbreak of armed conflict between ethnic Tutsi and Hutu groups, in his

    Friday, December 6, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 175
  12. RWANDA: East Africa: President Kagame Discusses ICC, FDLR, EAC Integration, Women Majority in Parliament and More At Press Briefing

    Rwanda's new parliament was seated this month, with higher female representation than any other country in the world

    Wednesday, October 30, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 127
  13. RWANDA: East Africa: President Kagame Discusses ICC, FDLR, EAC Integration, Women Majority in Parliament and More At Press Briefing

    President Paul Kagame said that Rwanda had already expressed a strong opinion on the International Criminal Court (IC

    Tuesday, October 15, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 108
  14. 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
  15. RWANDA: Rwanda: World Bank Lauds Sub-Sahara Africa On Women Economic Empowerment

    Women in Rwanda are at the centre of the country's development agenda, thanks to recent law reforms, MP-elect Esperan

    Friday, September 27, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 111
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. RWANDA: Women Poised to Retain Majority in Parliament

    With constitutional quotas for interest group seats in their favour and all political parties legally bound to respec

    Sunday, July 28, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 024
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. RWANDA: Women Activists Meet Ahead of Global Forum

    Women rights activists are preparing to share Rwanda's practices in promoting gender with the rest of the world.

    Tuesday, February 19, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 803
  22. DRC: New Collaboration in DR Congo Strengthens Women's Participation in Peacework

    Violence, harassment, slander and threats, poverty, corruption – the obstacles for women taking part in the dai

    Monday, February 4, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 789
  23. 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
  24. RWANDA: Rwanda Women Take Policy Beyond Rhetoric

    Rwanda President Paul Kagame has spoken out on the importance of women leadership, accountability for commitments to

    Monday, January 28, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 767
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. RWANDA: Women's Presence is Not Enough

    Many people erroneously view gender as 'women's presence'.

    Tuesday, October 23, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 553
  28. RWANDA: More Women Heed Call for Peacekeeping

    For the past few years, Rwanda has been making global headlines for its outstanding role in providing the much-needed

    Tuesday, October 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 480
  29. RWANDA: Vulnerable Women Acquire Life Skills

    At least 43 vulnerable women in Ndera Sector, Gasabo District have successfully completed a nine month training cours

    Monday, June 25, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 170
  30. RWANDA: Where Are Women Leaders?

    A new report has revealed disturbing facts; Rwandan women occupy few leadership positions, contrary to the common bel

    Wednesday, June 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 093
  31. DRC: A Fashion Show Featuring Women Living with HIV

    This past March was designated women's month in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

    Wednesday, April 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 010
  32. 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
  33. RWANDA/LIBERIA: Women's Transformations during Conflict: the New Political Face

    While women are not new to politics, women's presence and faces in politics have become increasingly more commonplace

    Wednesday, February 8, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 781
  34. RWANDA: Rwandan Women Build a Future

    What most of us know about Rwanda – other than the fact that it is a small country in central Africa – is

    Wednesday, January 25, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 704
  35. RWANDA: The Only Country in the World Where Dominated by Women

    Women have made significant advances in politics over the past few decades, with females having served as the head of

    Tuesday, January 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 629
  36. 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
  37. DRC: Women Politicians

    Political parties in the Democratic Republic of Congo are struggling to recruit women into their ranks to run for par

    Friday, September 2, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 208
  38. RWANDA: Women Parliamentarians Outnumber Men, But Gender Budgeting Still Needed

    Rwanda is the first country in the world where women outnumber men in parliament, with women occupying 45 out of 80 s

    Tuesday, July 26, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 139
  39. RWANDA: The Word on Women - No Progress without Women: Rwanda's Journey to Complete the Millennium Development Goals

    Seventeen years ago last Sunday, the Rwandan genocide came to a bloody end.

    Thursday, July 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 114
  40. INTERNATIONAL: Salute To Women Driving Revolutions

    What do driving, voting, wearing pants, and protesting have in common?

    Friday, July 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 080
  41. RWANDA: Let Us Unite in Support for Women's Rights

    The latest UN Women report released on Wednesday, in New York, once again positions Rwanda as the country with the hi

    Friday, July 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 084
  42. 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
  43. Africa: Rwanda Leads in Women Participation, UN Report

    The latest UN Women report released yesterday in New York, once again, positions Rwanda as the country with the highe

    Wednesday, July 6, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 074
  44. RWANDA: Police to Conduct Special Female Officers' Courses

    Rwanda National Police (RNP) will begin conducting special training for female police officers to promote women parti

    Wednesday, June 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 034
  45. RWANDA: Women Participated Massively in Elections - Report

    A report released by the Gender Monitoring Office, shows that women massively participated in the just concluded loca

    Friday, June 24, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 011
  46. DRC: Fighting Congo's Ills With Education and an Army of Women

    For years, diplomats, aid workers, academics and government officials here have been vexed almost to the point of par

    Sunday, February 6, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 169
  47. RWANDA: Women Urged to Vie for Office

    Women leaders in Kigali City have been urged to participate in the forthcoming local leaders' elections.

    Thursday, February 3, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 159
  48. RWANDA: NWC Trains 400 Women in Gahini Sector

    Over 400 women from Gahini Sector, Kayonza District, yesterday, completed at wo-day training on poverty eradication a

    Saturday, January 15, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 023
  49. RWANDA: Debate on National Women Council Bill Put on Hold

    An "incoherent" clause in the draft bill that will determine the structure, mission and functions of the Na

    Thursday, January 13, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 016
  50. RWANDA: We Have Achieved a Lot in the Last 7 Years - Women's Council

    The president of the National Women Council (NWC), Dr.

    Wednesday, January 12, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 024

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