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DR Congo: UN mission begins sensitization training for Government troops

Government forces in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) are being given a week-long training course in child protection, human rights, sexual violence and military justice by the United Nations mission in the country (MONUC).

UN looks to combat sexual violence in Africa’s Great Lakes Region

Government representatives, military officials, key community representatives and women’s rights defenders from across Africa’s Great Lakes region have gathered in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) for a three-day conference focusing on eradicating sexual violence.

DR Congo: UN calls for investigation into clashes in western province

The United Nations mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has called for a criminal investigation into human rights violations during clashes between Government forces and a rebel group in Bas Congo province in February and March.