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  1. SOUTH ASIA: Women Rally Against '"Eve Teasing" in S. Asia

    It sounds almost playful, but "Eve teasing" is a daily torment for many women in South Asia, who are now tr

    Monday, February 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 299
  2. MIDDLE EAST: The Middle East's Feminist Revolution

    Among the most prevalent Western stereotypes about Muslim countries are those concerning Muslim women: doe-eyed, veil

    Monday, February 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 317
  3. EGYPT: The Revolution Isn't Over for the Women of Tahrir Square

    2011 did not witness the first Egyptian revolution.

    Monday, February 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 322
  4. KYRGYZSTAN: Unsustainable situation for IDPs and returnees

    In June 2010 a brawl in the southern capital of Osh sparked four days of clashes between ethnic Uzbeks and Kyrgyz.

    Monday, February 28, 2011
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  7. IRAN: Iranian MP Criticizes UN Approach Toward Plight of Palestinian Women

    Iranian lawmaker Fatemeh Ajorlu has criticized the United Nations for the approach it has adopted toward the plight o

    Sunday, February 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 308
  8. INTERNATIONAL: Women's Participation Gains Ground, Faces High Hurdles

    Where women have gained a political voice around the world, there have been tangible gains for democracy, including g

    Sunday, February 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 309
  9. SOMALIA: Widowed and Displaced, Women Find Ways to Survive Somali Conflict

    Many Somali women have lost their husbands and eldest sons, who either died in the country's conflict or simply left

    Sunday, February 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 313
  10. HAITI: Rape Flourishes in Haiti

    Nearly seven years ago, the soldiers who killed Halya Lagunesse's husband gang-raped the Haitian woman and her then-1

    Sunday, February 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 316
  11. DRC: First Convictions for Ordering Mass Rape in Congo

    Congo is “the rape capital of the world,” according to Margot Wallstrom, the UN's Special Representative

    Sunday, February 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 338
  12. AFGHANISTAN: Reaching Afghanistan's Hidden War Widows in Helmand

    After decades of conflict in Afghanistan, there are almost two million widows leading secluded, poverty-stricken live

    Saturday, February 26, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 305
  13. SUDAN: South Sudan Denies Rape and Physical Abuse of Police Recruits

    A key police officer in the minister of internal affairs of the government of south Sudan denied Friday allegations o

    Saturday, February 26, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 315
  14. EL SALVADOR: Women at the Forefront of Grassroots Organising

    Women are playing a leading role in a powerful social movement addressing natural resource protection, adaptation to

    Friday, February 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 290
  15. SUDAN: Rights Groups Criticize Khartoum Crackdowns

    Anti-government protesters, who have taken to the streets of Khartoum and other Sudanese cities over recent weeks, ru

    Friday, February 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 304
  16. PHILIPPINES: PHL Pushes For Participation Of Women In UN Peacekeeping

    As it reaffirmed its commitment to the peacekeeping operations of the United Nations (UN), the Philippine Permanent M

    Friday, February 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 306
  17. EGYPT: Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood Raises Sharia Question

    The Muslim Brotherhood, an Islamic group dating to 1928, is stirring speculation about its influence on women in post

    Friday, February 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 307
  18. SOMALIA: UN Voices Alarm Over Plight of Trapped Civilians as Fighting Intensifies

    The United Nations today voiced alarm over the plight of Somali civilians caught up in the fighting pitting forces of

    Friday, February 25, 2011
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  20. KAZAKHSTAN: A Female President For Kazakhstan?

    If you believe Central Asian women are reluctant to take part in politics, then think twice.

    Friday, February 25, 2011
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  22. AFGHANISTAN: In Broken Justice System, Women in Kabul Find their Legal Voice

    Sitting cross-legged on blue velour cushions on the living room floor, the women of the self-help brigade sip green t

    Thursday, February 24, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 283
  23. MIDDLE EAST: Women's Role in Mideast Unveiled

    Many Americans have a certain image of the average Middle Eastern woman.

    Thursday, February 24, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 291
  24. INTERNATIONAL: UN Celebrates Birth of Powerful New Agency for Women and Girls

    Luminaries from the worlds of politics, entertainment, business, the media, music and film are joining the United Nat

    Thursday, February 24, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 312
  25. ERITREA: Women's Union Striving to Ensures Women's Participation in All Domains

    The National Union of Eritrean Women (NUEW) is striving to ensure women's participation in all domains, disclosed the

    Thursday, February 24, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 314
  26. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Girls' Education in Danger, Aid Groups Warn

    Girls' education in Afghanistan, one of the biggest gains for women since the 2001 overthrow of the Taliban, is at ri

    Thursday, February 24, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 318
  27. U.S./PAKISTAN: US Launches Gender Equity Programme

    The US government launched a five-year ‘Gender Equity Programme' in Pakistan in 2011, to advance women's human

    Thursday, February 24, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 319
  28. NEPAL: Nepal Launches National Action Plan on Women Peace & Security Internationally

    Nepal launches National Action Plan on Women Peace & Security internationally

    Thursday, February 24, 2011
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  30. DRC: DR Congo Colonel's Rape Conviction is First Step on Road to Justice

    Amnesty International has urged authorities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to step up reforms to its j

    Wednesday, February 23, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 295
  31. DRC: Head of UN Mission Welcomes Verdicts in DR Congo Mass Rape Case

    The head of the United Nations peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has welcomed the gu

    Wednesday, February 23, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 296
  32. PAKISTAN: IDPs in Mohmand Agency Hit by Border Closure

    Thousands of people displaced from their homes by fighting between Pakistani government forces and militants in Mohma

    Wednesday, February 23, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 297
  33. SOMALIA: Amina Ahmed Barre, "Not Knowing Your Future Is the Hardest Part"

    Amina Ahmed Barre, 29, a mother of two, has lived in refugee camps most of her life.

    Tuesday, February 22, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 268
  34. COTE D'IVOIRE: Sexual Violence and Other Human Rights Abuses Must Stop

    Human rights violations including sexual violence and unlawful killings are being perpetrated by forces loyal to both

    Tuesday, February 22, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 276
  35. INTERNATIONAL: Taking Up Arms in Support of Women Peacekeepers Around the World

    Armed with AK-47s and a unique insight, female soldiers may be the future of United Nations peace building.

    Tuesday, February 22, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 278
  36. SUDAN: South Sudan Plans Law against Gender-Based Violence

    The Government of South Sudan (GoSS) pledged on Tuesday to legislate and enforce specific laws against gender-based v

    Tuesday, February 22, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 280
  37. SUDAN: Sudan Used Sexual Violence against Female Activists, Right Group Says

    Sudanese security authorities have employed several forms of gender-based violence, including rape, against female ac

    Tuesday, February 22, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 281
  38. IRAQ: Iraq Abuse Worsening for Women and Minorities: HRW

    Human rights abuses remain common across Iraq with the status of women and minority groups on the decline, eight year

    Tuesday, February 22, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 288
  39. GUINEA-BISSAU: Guinea-Bissau Progresses on Path Towards Stability After Last Year's Unrest – Ban

    Guinea-Bissau is countering the effects of last year's unrest, and the United Nations is helping to promote security

    Tuesday, February 22, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 289
  40. GUATEMALA: Violence Against Women is Epidemic in Guatemala

    In the small Latin American country of Guatemala, violence against women is a widespread problem girls deal with from

    Tuesday, February 22, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 300
  41. TIMOR-LESTE: Timor-Leste Continues To Consolidate Peace and Development

    With Timor-Leste continuing to consolidate peace and stability and promote development, the United Nations is already

    Tuesday, February 22, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 302
  42. Amnesty International Cote D'Ivoire Mission Report

    An Amnesty International research team has just returned from a four week mission to Côte d'Ivoire where they i

    Tuesday, February 22, 2011
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    Tuesday, February 22, 2011

    The fifty-fifth session of the Commission on the Status of Women took place at United Nations Headquarters in New Yor

    CSW Sessions47 372
  44. SERBIA: Stigmatisation Of Human Rights Defender Ms. Aida Corovic

    On 14 February 2011, the Serbian daily newspaper Danas published an article stigmatising human rights defender Ms Aid

    Monday, February 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 270
  45. ALGERIA/UNITED STATES: Change in Algeria Fundamental for Human Rights and Security

    Amidst the demands for democratic change across the Middle East and North Africa, the United States is now confronted

    Monday, February 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 275
  46. UGANDA: Ugandan Politics: Counting Women in

    The 2011 International Women's Day will be celebrated worldwide on March 8.

    Monday, February 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 277
  47. SUDAN: Darfur Regional Women's Legislative Caucus Launched in El Fasher

    United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) today organized the launch of the Darfur Regional Women's Legislative Caucu

    Monday, February 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 282
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  49. DRC: Mass Rape Verdicts Send Strong Signal to Perpetrators

    A senior United Nations official has welcomed today's verdicts by a military court in eastern Democratic Republic of

    Monday, February 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 293

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