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October 21, 2014
Reducing Sexual Exploitation and Abuse in African Union Peacekeeping

By Jenna Stern: 

One month ago, Human Rights Watch (HRW) released a report that accused internationally-funded African Union peacekeepers in Somalia of raping women and girls as young

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September 25, 2014 / By Aditi Gorur
Perceptions of Security Among Internally Displaced Persons in Juba, South Sudan

Many Fear Violence in South Sudan as Nearly 100,000 Seek Shelter at UN 
Focus Group Findings Released on Eve of Major Peacekeeping Summit

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For Immediate Release

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September 25, 2014 / By Rachel Stohl
Arms Trade Treaty Reaches Major Milestone

By Rachel Stohl:

The first global and legally binding treaty to regulate the cross-border trade in conventional weapons reached a major milestone today as 8 governments ratified the

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September 25, 2014 / By Aditi Gorur
Perceptions of Security Among Internally Displaced Persons in Juba, South Sudan

This brief synthesizes voices of internally displaced persons seeking protection at United Nations peacekeeping operation bases in Juba, South Sudan. In early August 2014, the Stimson

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August 06, 2014 / By Rachel Stohl
US still arming African governments that use child soldiers

By Rachel Stohl and Jessica Kosmider: 

Fifty heads of state from African governments are meeting to conclude the U.S.-Africa Summit in Washington, DC today. Yet missing from the agenda

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