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Women as Liberia’s Guardians of Peace

  By Franck Kuwonu, Africa Renewal   UNITED NATIONS, Oct   2018 (IPS) - Not long ago, images of child soldiers and the nation of Liberia were wedded in the minds of the international community. The...

22-10-2018

Nobel laureate urges end to impunity on rape as weapon of war

    Denis Mukwege founded the Panzi Hospital in 1999 to help women and girls who had been raped during the conflict in eastern Congo   YAOUNDE, (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The Congolese doctor ...

22-10-2018

Sudan: Early Child Marriage 'Is Legalised Rape' - Women Activists

Khartoum — Women rights groups and activists have described the early marriage of girls as "legalised rape and a crime against childhood", following a parliamentary session about children's rights.  ...

19-10-2018

Schemes to stop sex abuse in the aid sector off to a shaky start

    Protests and objections roil UK event   Geneva, 18 October 2018   UK Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt has probably had better days. As the host of the 18 October London conference on ste...

19-10-2018

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