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  1. AFRICA: UN Calls for Better Protection for African Women

    The United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon on Sunday called for greater protection for the African women, sayin

    Monday, January 31, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 113
  2. ANGOLA: African Women Defend Respect for their Rights at AU Summit

    The African women's movement, Monday, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, submitted to the 16th African Union (AU) summit, a pr

    Monday, January 31, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 117
  3. INTERNATIONAL: Ban Calls for 'Raising the Cost' for those who use Rape as a Weapon of War

    Only when rape in armed conflict becomes a liability for armed groups rather than a tool in the struggle for power &n

    Monday, January 31, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 125
  4. IRAN: NCRI Women's Committee Condemns Execution of Zahra Bahrami

    Ms. Sarvnaz Chitsaz, NCRI Women's Committee Chair, described the barbaric execution of Ms.

    Monday, January 31, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 126
  5. KURDISTAN: Kurdish Women to attend World Women's Conference in Venezuela

    The pre-World Women's Conference meetings of the regional women's networks' generated passionate discussions on relev

    Monday, January 31, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 138
  6. ETHIOPIA: Urban Refugees Learn About Issues Affecting Women in Developing Countries

    The fistula usually develops when prolonged labour presses the unborn child so tightly in the birth canal that blood

    Monday, January 31, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 147
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  8. The Recent Election Game Will Not Improve the Situation for Women

    Statement by the Organization of Women's Freedom in Iraq

    Monday, January 31, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 390
  9. KURDISTAN: Women Rights and Politics in Kurdistan

    "Are the politicians of Kurdistan ready to bring the faces of femininity to the world?"

    Sunday, January 30, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 120
  10. INDIA: India Calls For 'Effective Prioritisation' Of Gender Issues

    India has underlined the need for the UN to prioritise its goals on gender equality and empowerment of women so as to

    Saturday, January 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 101
  11. AFGHANISTAN: Female Afghan Journalists Chip Away Country's Gender Barrier

    Ms. Khalida Alkozai and Ms.

    Saturday, January 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 104
  12. UNITED STATES: UN To Probe Rape Reports In US Military

    The United Nations has launched a probe into claims of sexual assault in the US military as well as mistreatment of w

    Saturday, January 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 124
  13. Alternative Report on the Implementation of the UN Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW): Sri Lanka

    The Com­mit­tee on the Elim­i­na­tion of Dis­crim­i­na­tion against Wo­m­

    Saturday, January 29, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 360
  14. EUROPE: Council of Europe Finalises First European Convention on Violence against Women

    At its 9th and last meeting held in Strasbourg between 18 and 21 January 2011, the Ad Hoc Committee on Preventing and

    Friday, January 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 102
  15. DRC: Civilians Bearing Brunt of Increased Violence in Eastern Congo

    The international emergency medical humanitarian organisation Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has provid

    Friday, January 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 109
  16. DRC: Armed Men Rape 60

    Armed men raped 60 people in eastern Congo in the last 10 days, the latest in a spate of mass sexual attacks in the r

    Friday, January 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 110
  17. DRC: Indian Peacekeepers Rescue Women in DR Congo: UN

    Indian peacekeepers rescued seven women held by a militia group in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the UN said

    Friday, January 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 111
  18. DRC: UN Reports More Alleged Rapes, Bringing Total to 120 Since Start of Year

    United Nations officials in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) today reported another 53 alleged cases of rap

    Friday, January 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 112
  19. OCCUPIED PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES: Little Recourse for Victims of Gender-Based

    Gender-based violence in the occupied Palestinian territory remains at epidemic levels, according to UN agencies, loc

    Friday, January 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 121
  20. IRAQ: Iraq's too Often Forgotten Women

    Friday, January 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 127
  21. Annual Report - 2007

    2004 to 2007 represents a turning point for UN-INSTRAW in terms of institutional revitalization.

    Friday, January 28, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 178
  22. Women, Peace and Security in Liberia: Supporting the Implementation of Resolution 1325 in Liberia: A Background Paper

    Peace is fragile and delicate in post conflict societies and the full recovery from the trauma caused needs time, com

    Friday, January 28, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 183
  23. IRAQ: 2011 Looks Grim for Progress on Women's Rights in Iraq

    When Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al Maliki introduced what he called a national partnership government two weeks ago,

    Thursday, January 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 080
  24. AFGHANISTAN: 'Women MPs in Afghanistan are Making Themselves Heard'

    A repressive and violent rule by the Taliban and Mujahideen that pushed the country backward by decades and treated w

    Thursday, January 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 090
  25. SERBIA: Serbia Warned to Include Women in Delegation

    Serbia must appoint at least one woman to its PACE delegation before the start of the April session, or have its voti

    Thursday, January 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 091
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  27. COTE D'IVOIRE: UN Envoy Urges Protection From Sexual Violence Amid Côte d'Ivoire Crisis

    “I condemn in the strongest possible terms the employment of sexual violence as a means to political ends.

    Thursday, January 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 105
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  29. DRC: DRC Called to Task on Mass Rapes

    The Democratic Republic of Congo needs to control sexual violence despite the arrest of a rebel leader tied to mass r

    Thursday, January 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 114
  30. ZIMBABWE: Women Fail to Register as Voters

    Women constitute the majority of the population in Zimbabwe and often make up the bulk of participants at any rally o

    Thursday, January 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 115
  31. INTERNATIONAL: UN Women Executive Director Bachelet Launches 100-Day 'Action Plan'

    During the inaugural meeting of U.N.

    Thursday, January 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 118
  32. ARGENTINA/BRAZIL: Powerful Women Leaders Face Similar Challenges

    The high popularity levels of their predecessors smoothed the way for Cristina Fernández and Dilma Rousseff to

    Thursday, January 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 128
  33. TUNISIA: In Tunisia, Women Play Equal Role In Revolution

    Female voices rang out loud and clear during massive protests that brought down the authoritarian rule of Tunisian Pr

    Thursday, January 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 186
  34. COTE D'IVOIRE: Voices of Reason Sidelined in the Crisis

    With Laurent Gbagbo drawing much of his support from the largely Christian south and Alassane Ouattara strongly assoc

    Wednesday, January 26, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 086
  35. AFRICA: African Women Agenda Not Pronounced at AU Summit -- Activists

    The women activists said “gender specific views” on the need to improve the quality of education for chil

    Wednesday, January 26, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 087
  36. INTERNATIONAL: UN Reports Fewer Cases of Sexual Offenses Involving Peacekeepers

    The number of allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse involving UN peacekeeping personnel in 2010 fell from the

    Wednesday, January 26, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 094
  37. UNITED STATES: UN Study of Violence Against Native Women Touches Cherokee

    A United Nations expert on women's human rights is investigating why Native women face the highest rates of sexual an

    Wednesday, January 26, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 095
  38. DRC: Lubumbashi Police Tackle Sexual Violence

    Hundreds of cases investigated by officers, but so far few prosecutions.

    Wednesday, January 26, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 164
  39. LIBERIA: Regional Body Honors Liberian Leader

    Accordingly, President Ellen Johnson was selected for the 2011 award, becoming the first woman president to receive t

    Tuesday, January 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 084
  40. LIBERIA: Liberia Wins African Gender Award 2011

    Liberia's nomination for the award is the fourth since 2005, when Senegal's President Abdoulaye Wade and former South

    Tuesday, January 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 085
  41. AFRICA: Women Are More Than Victims of Disaster

    It remains out of donors' reach and almost invisible in the media, increasing during and after disasters as already f

    Tuesday, January 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 088
  42. SOUTH AMERICA: Military Women Making Great Strides in Latin America

    Colombian Air Force Capt. Maria Andrea Bueno and Peruvian Air Force Capt.

    Tuesday, January 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 096
  43. LATIN AMERICA: Women Lead Latin America's Growing Anti-Militarization Movements

    When George W. Bush left the White House, the rest of the world breathed a sigh of relief.

    Tuesday, January 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 097
  44. RWANDA: Rwandan Rebel Leader Wanted for Alleged Crimes in DR Congo Sent to ICC

    Callixte Mbarushimana, a Rwandan rebel leader accused of committing war crimes and crimes against humanity in the Dem

    Tuesday, January 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 108
  45. UNITED STATES: Tribal Leaders Prepare to Meet with UN Special Rapporteur

    The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) will host a United Nations expert this week who is studying why Native wo

    Tuesday, January 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 116
  46. PAKISTAN: Vigilante Justice Haunts Women, Says Daily

    Islamabad, Jan 25 (IANS) Vigilante justice is haunting women in Pakistan, a leading daily said Tuesday adding: 'Aside

    Tuesday, January 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 119
  47. SUDAN: Sudan Dispatch: What About the Women

    Southern Sudan's Interim Constitution, which came into effect in 2005, stipulates a 25 percent quota for women's part

    Tuesday, January 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 137
  48. PHILIPPINES: Men Oppose To Violence Against Women Forms Organization

    More than 50 men employees of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), Field Office-7 in Cebu City fo

    Tuesday, January 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 272
  49. Statement by the Under Secretary-General to the First Regular Session of the Executive Board

    Madame President, Excellencies, distinguished delegates,

    Tuesday, January 25, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 949
  50. The Status of Women in the Middle East and North Africa Project, Overview: Lebanon

    Project Background

    Tuesday, January 25, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 322

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