Empowering Survivors of Sexual Violence in DR Congo

PRIO Gender, Peace and Security Update

Hansen, Julie Marie & Jenny Lorentzen (2017) Empowering Survivors of Sexual Violence in DR Congo, PRIO Gender, Peace and Security Update, 2017: PRIO.

​The lead story in this issue includes an interview with researchers Christine Amisi (ICART) and Gudrun Østby (PRIO) about their research on support programmes for survivors of sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

The PRIO Gender, Peace and Security Update (GPS) is an electronic newsletter launched by the PRIO Centre on Gender, Peace and Security in response to growing interest among the public for information about gender, peace and security issues. The newsletter also keeps readers informed of the latest developments both internationally and in Norway in relation to UN Security Council Resolution 1325 (2000) on Women, Peace and Security and subsequent resolutions.

For any queries regarding the GPS Update, contact the editors: Julie Marie Hansen (julhan@prio.org) and Jenny Lorentzen (jenlor@prio.org).

Empowering Survivors of Sexual Violence in DR Congo