2011 has been hailed as a year of democratic transformation: a year in which calls for stronger democratic institutio
This publication covers four strategic areas of UN Women's work in the EECA sub-region, highlighting the most outstan
UNECE has identified several key areas where disadvantages for women currently exist in the region, as well as policy
"Women may make up half the world's population, but they do not share it equally.
"For the sake of current and future generations, we must nurture and develop all of humankind's collective intel
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In 2012 the Human Rights Council Universal Periodic Review (UPR) working group reviewed the following states:
In 2012 the Committee on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women met for the following sessions:
For January, in which South Africa has the Security Council presidency, the January MAP provides recommendations on c
International Child rights organisation UNICEF-Uganda has strongly condemned the increasing incidents of acid attack
In early December 2011, IPJ Deputy Director Dee Aker and Program Officer Zahra Ismail were in Cambodia for the th
Almas Jiwani, President of the National Committee for the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerme
A new device called a "Silent Observer" -- hailed as a solution to curbing the practice of aborting female
The girl's voice dropped to a hush as she remembered the bright, sunny afternoon when she stepped out of her hut and
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IBNS) ASSOCHAM, Creative Living Foundation of India and Paiman Trust of Pakistan have set
Ten years ago, life was still hard for the women of Ijuhanyondo village in Tanzania.
For a long time, negative impressions have dominated world's opinion of women in the Middle East and North Africa reg
The government has not only empowered the womenfolk in the country but also working to provide them space in all walk
The number of reported rapes in camps for internally displaced people (IDPs) in Mogadishu, the Somali capital, has ri
Say NO – UNiTE to End Violence against Women, UN Women's social mobilization platform contributing towards the
Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra offered Burma's pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi her support in a coming by-e
SERBIAN ARMY PEACEKEEPING MISSIONS
There is an escalating pattern of physical attacks by Egyptian military and police officers against women and male pr
The public campaign to end violence against women has come and gone but the issue of sexual violence against women is
More than two years after the end of the 30-year war between the Sri Lankan government and Tamil rebels, wome
Please find attached the third PRIO Gender, Peace and Security Update for 2011 (double issue).
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Egyptian women protesters “are being attacked, stripped and beaten in the streets” by security forces, a