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Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF): a hundred years struggle for peace and activism

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Before addressing the core of their activities, WILPF presented an overview of its organization. It is composed of 30 national sections around the world where several dozens of volunteers oversee activities and sensitize people on the ground to promote conflict prevention. Maria Muños Maraver, WILPF’s Human Rights Programme Director mentions that national sections are developing fast, especially in Africa.

The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda Closes its Doors

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The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda was created by the UN Security Council in 1994, as a response to the genocide against the Tutsis happening in the country at the time. Its main mission was to prosecute criminals responsible for the genocide as well as serious violations of international humanitarian law committed in Rwanda, between January 1st and December 31st, 1994.

Too Many Child Soldiers are Fighting in South Sudan

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Both the government Sudan People’s Liberation Army (the SPLA) and the rebel Sudan People’s Liberation Army-in Opposition have fought with children. The report from Human Rights Watch is based on interviews from both 2014 and 2015, with 101 children associated with armed forces and groups from Dinka, Nuer and Shilluk tribes, mostly from the three states of Unity, Jonglei and Upper Nile.

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