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  1. 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
  2. DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO: Congo's Women Deserve Action

    Too often the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is reduced to ‘the rape capital of the world,' a tragic title

    Thursday, July 31, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 456
  3. Reports/Policy Briefs90 945
  4. DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO: UN Hails Appointment of Senior Adviser on Sexual Violence, Child Recruitment

    The appointment of a presidential adviser on conflict-related sexual violence and child recruitment in the Democratic

    Monday, July 14, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 440
  5. DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO: Medical App Amasses Evidence Against War-Zone Rapists

    ASMA, 14, was raped at gunpoint. Two soldiers attacked her as she looked for firewood in the forest.

    Thursday, July 10, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 432
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  7. DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO: British Aid Money May Unwittingly be Funding Rape and Torture in DR Congo

    Concern is mounting that British aid money may be funding police who are using rape as a tool of state-sanctioned tor

    Monday, June 16, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 369
  8. REPORT: Gender Relations, Sexual and Gender Based Violence and the Effects of Conflict on Women and Men in North Kivu, Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo

    Promundo and Sonke Gender Justice have released the complete results from the International Men and Gender Equality S

    Tuesday, June 10, 2014
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 903
  9. DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO: For Rape Survivors in My Country, One London Summit is Not Enough

    I have met survivors of rape, ranging from babies a few months old to elderly women: in my country, the Democratic Re

    Monday, June 9, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 347
  10. DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO: 'Raping Makes Us Feel Free': Congo's Soldiers Reveal Astonishing Stories

    The Congolese soldiers march through the night, but not towards battle.

    Monday, June 9, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 348
  11. DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO: Sexual Violence in DRC Not Limited to War Zone

    In the Democratic Republic of Congo there have been more than two decades of armed conflict, sexual violence against

    Wednesday, June 4, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 343
  12. DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO: Refugee Women Launch Musical Campaign Against Violence Against Women

    Four musical sisters are launching a campaign to raise awareness about violence against women.

    Monday, May 26, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 333
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
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  17. FRAMEWORK FOR HOPE: UN Envoy Tells Security Council There is 'Renewed Opportunity' for DR Congo Peace Efforts

    There are encouraging signs that the new push for peace in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) can succeed, Ma

    Tuesday, May 7, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 806
  18. DRC: UN Envoy "Shocked" Over Eastern DR Congo Abuses

    The new UN special envoy for Africa's Great Lakes region, former Irish president Mary Robinson, expressed her "s

    Wednesday, May 1, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 939
  19. 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
  20. DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO: Congo Promises Action on Mass Rapes in Eastern Town -U.N.

    The Democratic Republic of Congo has promised to bring a group of suspected mass rapists to justice after the United

    Tuesday, April 2, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 898
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. DRC: Massive Rapes and Conflict Displacement Hit DR Congo Mining Region

    For the past 10 months, a little-known conflict in a marginalized corner of northeast Democratic Republic of Congo (D

    Thursday, January 24, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 752
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. DRC: A Red Armband for Dr. Mukwege

    The situation has been very tense at Panzi Hospital since the assassination attempt on Doctor Denis Mukwege that forc

    Friday, November 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 648
  31. DRC: Local Women Respond to Attempt on Doctor's Life

    “What about the women who were raped who were depending on Dr.

    Wednesday, November 14, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 632
  32. DRC: Nobel-nominated Congo doctor fears going home after attack

    A Nobel-prize nominated Congolese gynecologist said on Tuesday he is too scared to return to his native Congo after a

    Tuesday, November 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 618
  33. DRC: The Global Community's Responsibility to Protect Dr. Denis Mukwege

    When we read about the dangers of humanitarian efforts, typically we hear about threats against Americans.

    Monday, November 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 604
  34. DRC: One-third of Congolese men admit committing sexual violence

    More than one in three men surveyed in the Democratic Republic of the Congo's war-torn east admits committing sexual

    Wednesday, October 31, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 589
  35. 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
  36. DRC: 5 000 rapes as unrest engulfs eastern DRC

    At least 5 000 women have been raped this year in the Democratic Republic of Congo's eastern province of North Kivu a

    Thursday, October 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 538
  37. DCR: Peacekeepers or Perpetrators? An Analysis of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (SEA) by UN Personnel in the Democratic Republic of Congo

    Peacekeepers or Perpetrators examines the complex international problem of Sexual Abuse and Exploitation (SEA) commit

    Thursday, October 11, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 732
  38. DRC: Meet Congolese youth activist Natasha Makengo

    Natasha Makengo manages to embody that dream combination of scientific knowledge, artistic skill and natural communic

    Thursday, October 4, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 460
  39. A Congolese Community-Based Health Program for Survivors of Sexual Violence

    Many survivors of gender based violence (GBV) in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) report barriers to access hea

    Friday, September 28, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 708
  40. DRC:M23 Rebels Committing War Crimes

    (Goma) – M23 rebels in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo are responsible for widespread war crimes, includin

    Tuesday, September 11, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 338
  41. 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
  42. DRC: Aid Worker Diaries - Overcoming Violence in DR Congo: CARE Assists Survivors of Sexual Violence

    Three women from North Kivu share their stories of how CARE is helping survivors of sexual and gender-based violence

    Tuesday, September 4, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 286
  43. DRC: Women and Children Ravaged by Congo Conflict

    For the first time in the three-month long uprising in eastern Congo, more civilians are being injured than soldiers&

    Monday, August 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 263
  44. CONGO-KINSHASA: UN Official Condemns Sexual Violence By Renegade Soldiers

    A United Nations official today condemned the sexual violence in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) r

    Thursday, July 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 233
  45. CONGO-KINSHASA: World Bank to Help Improve Healthcare for 11 Million People, Especially Women

    The World Bank's Board has approved an additional International Development Association (IDA)* grant of $75 million f

    Wednesday, July 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 222
  46. 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
  47. 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
  48. DRC: Security Council Deplores Recent Mutiny, Killing and Abuse of Civilians

    The Security Council today strongly condemned the recent mutiny by renegade soldiers in the Democratic Republic of th

    Friday, June 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 161
  49. 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
  50. 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

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