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  1. Security Council Open Debate on Peace and Security in Africa, November 2018

    Prepared By Colleen Bromberger

    Tuesday, November 20, 2018
    Security Council Debate103 320
  2. LIBERIA: UN, Liberia Shining Light On Ending Violence Against Women

    On Tuesday July, 15, 2014, two of the United Nations System Agencies, the Joint Programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS) an

    Thursday, July 17, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 388
  3. 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
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  5. SOUTH SUDAN: Women Raped Under the Noses of UN Forces

    Emily was bitten, beaten and raped just a few hundred metres from the UN camp in South Sudan's capital, Juba.

    Tuesday, June 10, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 356
  6. SIERRA LEONE: Sierra Leone Sends Women Peacekeepers to Somalia

    Sierra Leone is demonstrating that it understands the important role women can play as peacekeepers.

    Thursday, April 24, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 293
  7. SOUTH AFRICA: Women on the front lines

    The South African National Defence Force is the only military in Africa, and one of a few in the world that deploys f

    Monday, February 17, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 255
  8. LIBERIA/INDIA: Indian Women Peacekeepers Inspire Liberian Women

    New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS): An all-women police unit provided by India, as part of a UN peacekeeping force, inspired ma

    Thursday, September 12, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 076
  9. NIGERIA: Nigeria Launches UN's Action Plan on Women, Peace, Security

    NIGERIA is set to launch national action plan for full implementation of the United Nations' Security Council Resolut

    Monday, August 26, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 074
  10. 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
  11. RESOURCE: Hostages of the Gatekeepers

    The new government of Somalia plans to relocate tens of thousands of internally displaced people (IDPs) within Mogadi

    Tuesday, April 2, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 798
  12. Liberia: Indian Police Officers Commended

    The Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG), Ms.

    Friday, January 11, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 722
  13. COTE D'IVOIRE/RWANDA: Women Join Ivory Coast Peacekeepers

    A group of 15 policewomen became the first all-women team to deploy with the U.N.

    Monday, December 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 696
  14. RWANDA/COTE D'IVOIRE: UN Commends Rwandan Women Peacekeepers in Ivory Coast

    The United Nations police adviser, Ann-Marie Orler, has welcomed the arrival of Rwanda's female police contingent in

    Sunday, December 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 689
  15. AFRICA: More Women Needed in Peacekeeping Missions

    The Senior Police Advisor to the Eastern Africa Standby Force (EASFCOM), Torbjorn Sande, has called on regional count

    Wednesday, October 31, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 582
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. WEST AFRICA: Sexual Exploitation and Abuse 10 Years On

    How much has really changed since NGO Save the Children, and the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) published a report that sh

    Wednesday, July 4, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 193
  20. LIBERIA: More Calls against Sexual Exploitation, Abuse

    The United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) in collaboration with several civil organizations has ended a week-long

    Monday, May 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 053
  21. GHANA: Ghana Gets Commendation for Providing 28% of UN Peacekeeping Policewomen

    “I commend Ghana for being among the top contributors of women police officers to United Nations peacekeeping o

    Tuesday, March 27, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 967
  22. DRC: CBM'S Fistula Campaign Aims to Give Women Back Their Dignity

    On 22nd March 2012, CBM, the overseas disability charity, will be running a UK wide awareness campaign about their wo

    Wednesday, March 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 929
  23. LIBERIA: The United Nations Mission in Liberia, Facts and Figures

    The United Nations Security Council Resolution 1509 adopted on 16 September authorized the setting up of a peacekeepi

    Tuesday, February 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 847
  24. INTERNATIONAL: Alfred Nobel's Legacy to Women

    On Saturday I was in Oslo with two of my sisters from Africa, Leymah Gbowee and Tawakkol Karman, to receive the Nobel

    Monday, December 12, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 537
  25. AFRICA: African Women Prepare for a Bigger Role in Peacemaking

    African women who bear the brunt of the continent's conflicts now demand to play a defining role in peacekeeping.

    Saturday, October 1, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 283
  26. DRC/LIBERIA: Sexual Abuse Allegations Against UN Peacekeepers in DR Congo and Liberia Decline

    Allegations of sexual abuse by soldiers serving in the United Nations peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic

    Wednesday, July 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 142
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  28. Reports/Policy Briefs90 466
  29. DRC: UN Renews Congo Peacekeepers in Light of Rape Epidemic

    The United Nations Refugee Agency reported this month that 170 women were raped during a raid on a village by an arme

    Tuesday, June 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 031
  30. SUDAN: As Secession Nears, Sudan Steps Up Drive to Stop Rebels

    The Sudanese Army and its allied militias have gone on an unsparing rampage to crush rebel fighters in the Nuba Mount

    Monday, June 20, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 994
  31. SUDAN: UN Denies Peacekeepers' Abuses in Sudan North-South Border State

    The UN Mission in Sudan (UNMIS) has categorically denied allegations of misconduct against its peacekeepers in the co

    Sunday, June 19, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 976
  32. SUDAN: With UN Peacekeepers Accused of Rape in Sudan, UN Women & Ban Ki-Moon Adviser Won't Answer, Other Priorities

    With UN peacekeepers accused of at least six rapes in Southern Kordofan in Sudan, what has the UN system done?

    Thursday, June 16, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 952
  33. DRC/INDIA: Army Probes Soldiers' Sexual Misconduct

    Two long years after charges of “sexual misconduct” were leveled against the Indian peacekeepers deployed

    Wednesday, June 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 892
  34. INTERNATIONAL/LIBERIA: 'UN Peacekeeping Missions Should Have More Women'

    The UN peacekeeping missions should have more women to increase trust with the local populace, said Poonam Gupta, hea

    Saturday, May 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 830
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  36. DR Congo: Support Community-Based Tools for MONUSCO

    In recent years the UN peacekeeping mission in the DRC (MONUSCO) has faced tremendous pressure to improve civilian pr

    Tuesday, May 3, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 409
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  38. SUDAN: South Sudan Denies Rape and Physical Abuse of Police Recruits

    A key police officer in the minister of internal affairs of the government of south Sudan denied Friday allegations o

    Saturday, February 26, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 315
  39. DRC: UN Envoy to Congo Notes some Improvements, but says Peacekeeping Mission still Needed

    Progress has been made toward quelling mass rapes by armed combatants in Congo, but the U.N.

    Monday, February 7, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 183
  40. DRC: Indian Peacekeepers Rescue Women in DR Congo: UN

    Indian peacekeepers rescued seven women held by a militia group in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the UN said

    Friday, January 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 111
  41. SUDAN: UN Says Darfur Situation Improving as Peacekeepers Report Violent Incidents

    January 20, 2011 (KHARTOUM) – The UN on Thursday claimed that the security situation in Sudan's troubled wester

    Thursday, January 20, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 062
  42. NAMIBIA: Women Making Inroads in NDF

    Good gender representation in the Namibian Defence Force (NDF) offers opportunity to women to empower themselves thro

    Monday, December 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 833
  43. CAR/CHAD: Huge Challenges Remain as UN Mission Departs Chad, Central African Republic

    With the United Nations mission in Chad and Central African Republic (CAR) wrapping up by the end of the year, Secret

    Tuesday, December 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 750
  44. SOUTH AFRICA: SA Women: Hard Time in Military

    SOUTH Africa has sophisticated gender machinery present in public life, and women's entry into previously male work s

    Wednesday, November 24, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 649
  45. SOUTHERN AFRICA: African Women Still Struggling for Equality

    Despite the political will shown by leaders on the African continent, women in Africa faced serious challenges with r

    Tuesday, November 23, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 644
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  47. DRC: Eastern Congo Security Deteriorating, Crisis Group Reports

    The Democratic Republic of Congo government's two-year military campaign against rebels in the east is failing and ha

    Wednesday, November 17, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 586
  48. UGANDA: Sexual Crimes Go Unpunished

    KAMPALA, Nov 17, 2010 (IPS) - Thousands of women were raped during Uganda's war but there have been few government ef

    Wednesday, November 17, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 589
  49. SUDAN: South Sudan Vows to Address Increase in Gender based Violence in Rural Area

    Sunday, November 4, 2010, (JUBA) – The South Sudan Human Rights Commission said on Thursday said that effective

    Thursday, November 4, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 690
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