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Thursday, May 01, 2014
CAR President Samba-Panza Inspires Congolese Women Politicians
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 Republic (CAR), is an inspirational figure. Her...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
CAR President Catherine Samba-Panza inspires Congolese women politicians
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 Republic (CAR), is an inspirational figure. Her...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Congo: Launch of UN Action Plan to Empower Women
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 at empowering women in order to have gender...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Congo: War Against Women: The Use of Rape as a Weapon in Congo's Civil War
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 destroy them, their families and whole communities,...