“It’s important to be aware of what’s going on in the world and to think about how you can start to make a difference, even when you’re a kid.”
Last Sunday, President Paul Kagame met with Rwandan women of all walks of life to celebrate the country's 20th libera
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Fifty Rwanda Defence Forces (RDF) officers yesterday concluded a two-day course on "prevention and response to c
A group of 15 policewomen became the first all-women team to deploy with the U.N.
The United Nations police adviser, Ann-Marie Orler, has welcomed the arrival of Rwanda's female police contingent in
Peacekeepers or Perpetrators examines the complex international problem of Sexual Abuse and Exploitation (SEA) commit
For the past few years, Rwanda has been making global headlines for its outstanding role in providing the much-needed
A United Nations official today condemned the sexual violence in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) r
On 22nd March 2012, CBM, the overseas disability charity, will be running a UK wide awareness campaign about their wo
Allegations of sexual abuse by soldiers serving in the United Nations peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic
This report by the United Nations Joint Human Rights Office (UNJHRO) relates to the attacks on civilians by a coaliti
The United Nations Refugee Agency reported this month that 170 women were raped during a raid on a village by an arme
Two long years after charges of “sexual misconduct” were leveled against the Indian peacekeepers deployed
Congo called Wednesday for the U.N.
In recent years the UN peacekeeping mission in the DRC (MONUSCO) has faced tremendous pressure to improve civilian pr
Progress has been made toward quelling mass rapes by armed combatants in Congo, but the U.N.
Indian peacekeepers rescued seven women held by a militia group in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the UN said
With the United Nations mission in Chad and Central African Republic (CAR) wrapping up by the end of the year, Secret
The Democratic Republic of Congo government's two-year military campaign against rebels in the east is failing and ha
DR Congo government troops are raping and killing women in remote villages where hundreds were the victims of mass ra
Kigali — The Commissioner General of Police, Emmanuel Gasana, yesterday met a contingent of female police offic
Hundreds of women who were raped by rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) nearly three months ago now repo
Discussions about the future of peacekeeping in the DR Congo and the modalities of withdrawal are happening while the
Tackling systemic conflict and sexual violence like the atrocities on the Congo requires a comprehensive role in peac
UN investigators have accused a group of rebels of gang rape.
After 12 years and more than five million dead, residents of the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo have learnt to
The recent savage rape and assault of scores of civilians in the remote and troubled far east of the Democratic Repub
A report this week that Rwandan rebels looted villages in Congo and mass-raped more than 150 women and children in Ju
The United Nations said on Wednesday it was investigating allegations of sexual exploitation by two of its peacekeepe
Operation Amani Leo, launched jointly by MONUC (the United Nations Mission in Congo) and FARDC (the Congolese army) i
However, it has delayed a decision on the full withdrawal of its 20,500-strong force, as sought by Congolese Presiden
Congolese laws against sexual violence are not being implemented and a withdrawal of United Nations peacekeepers from
1 April 2010 –The United Nations is boosting the efforts of women in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)
At first glance there is nothing disturbing about the man playing tennis on the red clay courts of the Hotel Karibu.
The UN Security Council faces a Srebrenica moment when it votes on December 21st to renew the mandate for MONUC, its
Stephen Lewis warns UN military commanders who gathered on May 27th 2008 at Wilton Park in West Sussex, England to di
This paper specifically reviews the manner in which the United Nations Peacekeeping Operation (MONUC) in the Democrat
As the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) balances in limbo between ongoing conflict and peace, the disarmament,
This article contributes towards ongoing debates on gender, security and post-conflict studies.
The aim of this paper is to give a comprehensive review of the activities of the OGA using concrete examples to foste
September 8, 2014
Carolyn McAskie had a long and distinguished career with the United Nations, her positions including Assistant Secret
A newly published study in the American Journal of Public Health estimates more than two million women have been rape
DR Congo has a bloody history of colonisation and slavery, and its current situation is characterised by extremely gr
Security Council Resolutions 1325, 1820, 1888, 1889, 2016