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THEME: Women in Politics and Good Governance Program(Capacity Building for Women's active participation in Peace Building, Leadership and Decision Making Processes)

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In Sub-Saharan Africa, where women hold just 23 percent of the seats in national parliaments and there are only three women heads of state, Catherine Samba-Panza, president of the Central African...
In Sub-Saharan Africa, where women hold just 23 percent of the seats in national parliaments and there are only three women heads of state, Catherine Samba-Panza, president of the Central African...
Wednesday September 19 2007 marked the official launch in Kinshasa's Grand Hotel of UN resolution 1325 in the DRC, entitled "Women, Peace and Security." The resolution envisages an action plan aimed...
Cooper and a 60 Minutes team report that the most frequent targets of the war in the Democratic Republic of Congo are women. The war is, in fact, a war against women, and the weapon used to...

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Not a week goes by without reports of fresh fighting in the eastern areas of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Violence and destruction have ravaged the Great Lakes region of Africa for two...
Description of government structure: •Chief of State: President Joseph KABILA •Head of Government: Prime Minister Adolphe MUZITO •Assembly: DR Congo has a bicameral Parliament (Parlement) consisting...
iKNOW Politics, an online network dedicated to the advancement of women in politics around the world, has come to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). It’s a country where women are significantly...

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Guide / Training Material Resource
This toolkit provides you with resources and ideas to help focus your efforts to fight domestic violence, sexual violence and trafficking and to give you a framework for action. It contains not only...

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On September 19, the week of candidate school began with the official launch of iKNOW Politics; an online platform to support women’s political participation around the world. Over 250 women...

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The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has been dubbed the rape capital of the world. The United Nations says more than 200,000 people have been raped in the country since 1998. And now the UN has...

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Report / White Paper Resource
The motivation for rape committed during armed conflict varies. The violence can be more or less random -- a by-product of the collapse in social and moral order that accompanies war. In DRC, rape...

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Report / White Paper Resource
This report represents a synthesis of the key findings and recommendations of a regional research project on women’s political participation and economic empowerment in countries emerging from...