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Sonke Gender Justice's vision is a world in which men, women and children can enjoy equitable, healthy and happy relationships that contribute to the development of just and democratic societies. Sonke works across Africa to strengthen government, civil society and citizen capacity to promote gender equality, prevent domestic and sexual violence, and reduce the spread and impact of HIV and AIDS [according to the site editor's information, editorial staff ilissAfrica]....
Blogger Ingrid Jones runs several blogs about African states which have undergone or still undergo crises, sometimes armed conflicts. Jones collects news, reports and other resources on these states and thei current situation. You will find blogs on the following countries: Sudan Watch, Congo Watch, Uganda Watch, Ethiopia Watch, Niger Watch, Kenya Watch. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
The Institute for Security Studies with its head office in Pretoria, South Africa, and offices in Kenya, Ethiopia and Senegal offers a huge range of resources concerning security topics in Africa (e.g. more than 200 e-books since 1996, studies, audio material, journals, news, ....). All of this is available online for free. [editors ilissAfrica]
The Ushaidi Platform can be used for information collection, visualization and interactive mapping of a specific topic. It was created as a tool for documenting the post-electoral violent events in Kenya 2008. Meanwhile, a number of other initiatives in Africa use this platform. For a list of projects see table of contents (as at April 2011). Ushaidi Blog was awarded best of the blogs by Deutsche Welle in 2010. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
"The Rwanda Documents Project was started by Professor Peter Erlinder of William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul, Minnesota as a result of his work as a defense attorney at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda. The goal of the Project is to collect and make available primary source materials from international and national agencies, governments, and courts that relate to the political and social history of Rwanda from 1990 to the present. " ... [according to site editor’s information]
This website was initiated by actor George Clooney and others. It offers real-time satellite pictures and is aimed at documenting and eventually preventing human rights abuses world wide. The hope is that perpetrators might be discouraged knowing that they get "watched". The website also offers reports from crisis regions. The idea came to life through Clooney's commitment during the Darfur crisis in Sudan. ... [editors ilissAfrica]