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UN peacekeeper in DR Congo honoured for combatting sexual violence on the frontlines

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-11-16

UN peacekeeper Major Seitebatso Pearl Block was commended for developing a Mission-wide, short message service campaign to combat gender-based abuse by connecting with women

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Women's progress index shows big gaps among and inside nations

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-10-26

Iceland and Norway are the best countries for women, and Syria and Afghanistan the worst, according to an index to be released that measures a host of global gains and failures

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Cairo named most dangerous megacity for women; London best - poll

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-10-16

Cairo is the world's most dangerous megacity for women while London is the best, according to the first international experts' poll

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Raped and executed in public: a Congolese militia’s reign of terror

Category: Gender based violence 

2017-10-11

Woman was raped, whipped and decapitated in front of a cheering crowd before rebels drank her blood because she served fighters 'forbidden' fish

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Melania Trump awarded 12 “Women of Courage”

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-03-30

The IWOC Award recognizes women who have distinguished themselves by providing important services to their community despite facing danger

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Political power "firmly in men's hands," global parliamentary official says

Category: Gender policy 

2017-03-16

Progress getting women and men in equal numbers among the world's political leaders is at a near standstill

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Special Report : Inside the DR Congo Mines That Exploit Children

Category: Trafficking 


2017-03-01

A Sky News investigation has found children as young as four working in dangerous and squalid conditions in Cobalt mines in the Democratic Republic of the Congo for as little as 8p a day

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Where are the women? Sweden's top diplomat wants to know

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-01-10

"You cannot have sustainable peace if you exclude half of the population." - Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom

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High risk of modern slavery in nearly 60 percent of countries, global index finds

Category: Trafficking 

2016-08-11

Most countries are at high risk of using slave labour in their supply chains, with North Korea ranked worst in the world

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Congolese gets 18 years for Central African Republic war crimes

Category: Events 

2016-06-22

Jean-Pierre Bemba is the first person that the global war crimes court has held directly responsible for his subordinates' crimes

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