Rwandan authorities are seeking to formalize their abusive arrests and detention of some of the country’s most vulnerable children under the pretense of rehabilitating them.
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Rwanda’s Abusive Detention of Children
Targeted Attacks, Executions Kill Over 250 Civilians
Over 500 People Killed in Ethnic Attacks
Birgit Schwarz speaks to researcher Luciana Téllez-Chávez about her new report, the role of development banks, and what needs to change to keep development money from funding labor abuses and pollution.
A special interactive feature on empowering pregnant girls and adolescent mothers in to stay in school.
Education Day deadline; people with limited mobility can’t access pensions in Ukraine; the Maldives should stop destroying mangrove forests; Poland approves controversial "muzzle law"; press freedom under threat in Brazil; pressure on China to release rights defenders for Lunar New Year; and renewed airstrikes in Syria must cease.
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This report documents 305 cases of rape and sexual slavery by members of armed groups between early 2013 and mid-2017. The predominantly Muslim Seleka and the largely Christian and animist militia known as “anti-balaka,” two main parties to the conflict, have used sexual violence as revenge for perceived support of those on the other side of the sectarian divide.
The Unravelling: Journey Through The Central African Republic Crisis