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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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Global Peace Index: Revealed - the 10 most dangerous countries in the world

Category: Events 

2016-06-14

The Global Peace Index has found Syria to be the least peaceful country for the second year running as it continues to be ravaged by a civil war considered to be the deadliest

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Congo doctor Denis Mukwege named among TIME 100 most influential people

Category: It`s interesting to know 

2016-04-25

Nobel-prize nominated Congolese gynaecologist Denis Mukwege, who treats war rape victims, was named by TIME magazine as one of the 100 most influential people in the world.

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U.N. says new sex abuse allegations against peacekeepers in Congo

Category: Gender based violence 

2016-04-18

The U.N. peacekeeping mission in Democratic Republic of Congo said on Saturday it had received new allegations of sexual abuse against its soldiers

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Congo ex-vice president guilty in landmark ICC war rape ruling

Category: Gender based violence 

2016-03-22

The case is the first in which the ICC has found a high official directly responsible for the crimes of his subordinates, as well as the first to focus primarily on crimes of sexual violence committed in war

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Celebrities urge leaders to put girls at heart of anti-poverty drive

Category: Gender in the world 

Emma Batha
2016-03-07

Chat show queen Oprah Winfrey, actress Meryl Streep and singer Elton John called for world leaders to put girls at the heart of anti-poverty efforts

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