As a young girl Consolee Nishimwe experienced the worst form of violence any girl barely in her teens could possibly face. At the height of the 1994 Rwanda genocide, machete-wielding rebels were...
6 Nov 2015
A United Nations-backed toll free hotline has been launched for internally displaced persons (IDPs...
Central African Republic: UN agency delivers food aid to thousands displaced by recent violence in capital16 Oct 2015
The World Food Programme (WFP) announced today that aid workers have reached more than 30,000 newly...
30 Sep 2015
United Nations officials continued to voice their concern today over the situation in the Central...
18 Sep 2015
The number of attacks by Boko Haram in northeast Nigeria and neighbouring countries has risen, and...
21 Jul 2015
The United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) praised the people of...
5 Sep 2012
Graduates of the police academy in Liberia: Under President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, the country has...
5 Sep 2012
Slogan on a wall in Kibera, a slum in Nairobi: Kenya has a law against domestic violence, but...
15 Aug 2012
Voters queue up for a referendum on a new constitution in Kenya in 2010: Activists mobilized in...
15 Apr 2005
Action initiated to end sexual misdeeds in peacekeeping missions