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Summary At Gikondo they beat us with clubs on our heads and the backs of our feet. They said that as long as we live on the streets, they will beat us. – Former 15-year-old male Gikondo detainee, May 2019. For over a…
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Summary When the head teacher found out that I was pregnant, he called me to his office and told me, “You have to leave our school immediately because you are pregnant.” —Jamida K., Kahama, Tanzania, April 2014 We don’t allow pregnant girls to…
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Summary The mayor said, “All thieves must be killed.” He said it was an order. −Witness to the execution of Fulgence Rukundo on December 6, 2016 Rwandan security forces summarily executed at least…
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“They Put Me in the Hole” Military Detention, Torture, and Lack of Due Process in Cabinda I. Glossary of Acronyms II. Summary III. Recommendations To the President and Government of Angola IV…
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Renewed Crisis in North Kivu Map Abbreviations I. Summary II. Recommendations To the Congolese Government To MONUC To the Government of Rwanda To the Forces of Laurent Nkunda To the…
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POLICY PARALYSIS: A CALL FOR ACTION ON HIV/AIDS-RELATED HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSES AGAINST WOMEN AND GIRLS IN AFRICA      SUMMARY II. ABUSES OF WOMEN AND GIRLS THAT FUEL HIV/AIDS.. HIV/AIDS and Abuse of Girls Risks to Women and Girls in…
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April 2003                                                                                                                        Vol. 15, No. 10 (A) Forgotten Fighters: Child Soldiers in Angola I.  SUMMARY   II.  RECOMMENDATIONS To the…
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March 2003Vol. 15, No. 6 (A) rwanda lasting wounds: Consequences of Genocide and War for Rwanda's Children I.Introduction II.Recommendations To the Rwandan Government: To Rwanda's International Donors and UNICEF: III.Background IV.…
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Throughout the world, thousands of children are used as soldiers in armed conflicts. Although international law forbids recruiting children under fifteen as soldiers, such young children may be found in government armies and, more commonly, in armed rebel…