10 Mars 2017 - Un enfant congolais de 6 ans, retrouvé mort sur une plage d’Espagne, a été mis en terre vendredi dans une ville d’Andalousie.

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14 November 2016 - Staying in school protects girls from recruitment and other grave violations by armed groups, says Child Soldiers International in a new report published today. Research conducted by the organisation in 2016 shows that many girls who joined armed groups in eastern DRC did so because they had been forced to drop out of school.

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DAKAR, 14 November 2016 - Dozens of armed groups in eastern Congo prey on locals and exploit mineral reserves, and girls forced to join militia groups for food, money and protection

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KINSHASA, 15 September 2016 - Cecilia held the microphone in her hands. The large headphones covered her ears. The small room that functioned as a community radio station in the bustling Gambela market in the outskirts of Kinshasa was crowded with other street children like Cecilia.

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19 January 2016 - Western firms turn blind eye as child miners toil in dangerous conditions for precious "battery" mineral, Amnesty says.

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27 November 2015 - The report “Invisible Survivors: Girls in Armed Groups in Democratic Republic of the Congo from 2009 to 2015”, published this week by the United Nations Organization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) on the recruitment of girls by armed groups in the country highlights the violence girls are confronted with as well as the difficulty of providing them with adequate assistance.

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NAIROBI, 5 August 2015 - Legislators in the United States are lobbying the government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to give 400 adopted children exit visas, after it suspended international adoptions because of fears children were being trafficked.

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21 July 2015 - The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is one of the most dangerous places in the world to be a woman. According to a 2011 American Journal of Public Health report, more than 400,000 women surveyed in 2007 reported having been raped in the previous 12 months - equating to 1,150 rapes per day.

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LONDON, 24 March 2015 - Girls as young as 18 months are being raped and left with horrific injuries in eastern Congo after being stolen from their homes at night, a charity said on Tuesday.

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14 July 2014 - Joint Statement of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Sexual Violence, Zainab Hawa Bangura, and the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict, Leila Zerrougui.

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