Protection gaps exposing eastern Congo communities to continued abuse

Two years after the signing of a major peace accord designed to build sustainable peace in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), a report by Oxfam reveals that citizens still receive little or no protection from the state; armed groups and security forces continue to exploit and abuse communities.

Women and the Afghan Police

Although female police are vital for Afghan women to be able to report crimes and access desperately-needed justice, only 1 per cent of the Afghan National Police is female.

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