Saturday, February 17, 2018 - 10:25
Between early 2013 and June 2016, in the village of Kavumu, a few dozen kilometers from Bukavu, the capital of South Kivu province, as many as 40 young girls whose ages ranged from 18 months to 10 years old were abducted and raped before being returned to their families. On December 13, 2017 11 Congolese militia members and a provincial lawmaker Frederic Batumike were found guilty of murder and rape as crimes against humanity. This is the story of how the women of Kavumu finally got justice.
Tuesday, October 20, 2015 - 09:56
During the war in Ituri in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Awa was one of the many women who was raped. Now, she has big dreams of expanding her small business.
Friday, May 1, 2015 - 10:57
Madeleine Rees began life as a lawyer, specialising in discrimination law. She now heads the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom and is passionate about how the law can be used for good.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - 11:22
Over the past two decades, the international community has witnessed progressive developments regarding the judicial investigation and prosecution of crimes of sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV).