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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. The Status of Women in the Middle East and North Africa Project, Overview: Lebanon

    Project Background

    Tuesday, January 25, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 322
  10. SUDAN: Spare a Thought for the Oppressed Women in the North

    The referendum is taking place from January 9 to 15 January, but official turnout figures are not expected until the

    Monday, January 24, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 136
  11. UNITED STATES/TURKEY: State Department Extends Funding to Four Turkish Women's NGOs

    The proposals of four Turkish nongovernmental organizations focusing on women's empowerment will be funded by the Uni

    Monday, January 24, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 148
  12. SOUTH ASIA: Invest More in Women Empowerment

    Nations should invest more to educate and empower women, as they can contribute to economic growth and help reduce po

    Saturday, January 22, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 129
  13. PAKISTAN: Three Pakistanis: All Young, All Talented, All Women

    The headlines may scream "war, drone bombings, militants, kidnappings," but they fail to reveal the positiv

    Friday, January 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 130
  14. SUDAN: UN Says Darfur Situation Improving as Peacekeepers Report Violent Incidents

    January 20, 2011 (KHARTOUM) – The UN on Thursday claimed that the security situation in Sudan's troubled wester

    Thursday, January 20, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 062
  15. COTE D'IVOIRE: Ivorian Women and Children Continue to Flee Into Liberia

    Côte d'Ivoire, the world's biggest cocoa producer, has been in turmoil since early December when President Laur

    Thursday, January 20, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 068
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  17. ISRAEL: Committee on Elimination of Discrimination against Women considers Report of Israel

    The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women has considered the combined fourth and fifth periodi

    Tuesday, January 18, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 042
  18. INTERNATIONAL: The WHO Calls for Sustained Investment to Increase Midwife Numbers

    All her life, Roya has known that her life was inextricably linked with her mother's death.

    Tuesday, January 18, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 050
  19. Fourth and Fifth Periodic CEDAW Report of Israel

    The combined fourth and fifth periodic report of Israel (CEDAW/C/ISR/4-5) states the Police Special Task Force for Tr

    Tuesday, January 18, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 160
  20. INTERNATIONAL: Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women Meets with Non-Governmental Organizations

    Discusses Situation of the Rights of Women in Israel, Kenya, Lichtenstein and South Africa.

    Monday, January 17, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 058
  21. KYRGYZSTAN: Switzerland to support the access of conflict affected women to economic opportunities in Osh and Jalalabat cities

    The Swiss Cooperation Office in the Kyrgyz Republic is launching a new seven-month project involving the creation of

    Monday, January 17, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 145
  22. Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women Meets with Non-Governmental Organizations

    Discusses Situation of the Rights of Women in Israel, Kenya, Lichtenstein and South Africa

    Monday, January 17, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 164
  23. SOMALIA: Al Shabaab Apprehends More Than 10 Women in Southern Somalia

    Lafole — Fighters loyal to Al shabaab movement on Sunday detained 15 Somali women whom are accused of violating

    Sunday, January 16, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 034
  24. ZIMBABWE: Zimbabwe launches first women's magazine

    Zimbabwe has launched its first magazine specifically targetting women.

    Sunday, January 16, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 057
  25. HAITI: Small Measures Can Improve the Lives of Haitian Women

    Even before last year's earthquake, Haiti was one of the toughest places in the Western Hemisphere to be a woman.

    Sunday, January 16, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 060
  26. UNITED STATES/MIDDLE EAST: Clinton: Women can be Force for Mideast Peace

    Women can be a major power in convincing Mideast leaders to agree to a comprehensive Arab-Israeli peace deal, U.S.

    Saturday, January 15, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 030
  27. SUDAN: Will an Independent Southern Sudan Bring Advances for Women? Part II.

    The Declaration on violence against women adopted by the UN General Assembly in 1993 requires states to exercise due

    Saturday, January 15, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 031
  28. SOMALIA: Somali Town Bans Women From Working (Opinion)

    Militants in a town in war-torn southern Somalia have imposed an unthinkably harsh restriction on the women who live

    Saturday, January 15, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 032
  29. SOMALIA: Somali Women Say Islamists Becoming More Draconian

    NAIROBI, Jan 15 (Reuters) - Women living in areas controlled by Somalia's Islamists say they are increasingly the tar

    Saturday, January 15, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 033
  30. SOMALIA: Al Shabaab Forces Women to Listen Their Addresses

    Mogadishu — Al shabaab movement continued imposing their strict orders on Somali women in IDPs camps just out s

    Friday, January 14, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 005
  31. INDIA: Mobilising for Muslim Women's Rights in India

    'Muslim women' have been used as symbolic pawns in the global war on terror as well as in national disputes between g

    Friday, January 14, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 029
  32. SUDAN: Lakes Police Harrass Women And Men for Their Dress And Hair

    Rumbek — Police in Rumbek, the capital of Lakes state in Southern Sudan beat up women who wearing trousers and

    Friday, January 14, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 037
  33. INTERNATIONAL: From Fighting Poverty to Building a Safer World, UN chief Outlines Priorities for 2011

    From promoting sustainable development and mitigating climate change to empowering women to keeping nuclear weapons o

    Friday, January 14, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 047
  34. AFRICA: 'Women as Agents of Change' is 2011 Commonwealth Day Theme

    The Commonwealth has announced its theme for Commonwealth Day 2011, which will highlight 'Women as Agents of Change'.

    Thursday, January 13, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 993
  35. SOUTH SUDAN: Women Dream of Independence

    AMPALA, Jan 13, 2011 (IPS) - John Garang, the revered late leader of the Sudan Peoples' Liberation Movement, once sai

    Thursday, January 13, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 001
  36. SOMALIA: Al-Shabaab Bans men, Women from Shaking Hands

    MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Al-Qaida-linked militants in war-torn southern Somalia have banned unrelated men and

    Thursday, January 13, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 010
  37. BRAZIL: New President's First Steps Create Optimism in Women's Movement

    The initial steps taken by Brazil's first woman president, Dilma Rousseff, have confirmed that a stronger female pres

    Wednesday, January 12, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 038
  38. NEPAL: Discrimination Par Excellence: No Country for Daughters

    If the world's largest democracies have ensured equality since decades, can we now write a constitution which promote

    Tuesday, January 11, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 973
  39. SOUTH AFRICA: SA Prompts World to do More for Abused Women

    South Africa's Higher Education and Training Deputy Minister, Hlengiwe Mkhize, has called on countries to renew their

    Tuesday, January 11, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 983
  40. SOMALIA: Al Shabaab Bans Women From Working

    Kismayo — Al shabaab fighters in Kismayo town, the regional capital of Lower Jubba region in southern Somalia o

    Tuesday, January 11, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 987
  41. SOMALIA: Mogadishu Women Eke out a Living among the Shells

    NAIROBI, 10 January 2011 (IRIN) - At 75, Aagan Mahamud is at an age when, in Somali culture, her children should be t

    Monday, January 10, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 963
  42. INDONESIA: 2010 Review: Women 'Bear Greater Brunt' of Free Trade, Fundamentalism

    Free trade, weak government and rising religious fundamentalism made Indonesian women's lives more miserable last yea

    Monday, January 10, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 969
  43. SOUTHERN AFRICA: WHO Urges More Attention to Care During Pregnancies

    Director General of the UN World Health Organisation (WHO) Gro Brundtland has urged African countries to pay more att

    Monday, January 10, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 972
  44. UNITED STATES: Report: Women at War Suffering More Mental Health Conditions Than Men

    A new study says female military members returning from Afghanistan and Iraq are more likely to suffer from mental he

    Monday, January 10, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 985
  45. COTE D'IVOIRE: UNICEF Appeals for Children and Women in Ivory Coast

    The United Nations Children's Fund is appealing for more than $20 million to provide life-saving assistance to tens o

    Sunday, January 9, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 956
  46. ERITREA: Female Participation in Edi Elementary School On the Rise

    The participation of female students in Edi Elementary School, Central Denkalia, has shown growth by 25%, according t

    Sunday, January 9, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 976
  47. ERITREA: Training Program Given to Women in Dekemhare Sub-Zone

    Dekemhare — A training program was offered to 60 women in the villages of Belesto, Dengel and Awlie-Tseru, Deke

    Saturday, January 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 959
  48. TANZANIA: A New Constitution is Rare Chance for Women

    The prospects of a new dawn for Tanzania are higher, now that President Jakaya Kikwete has announced the formation of

    Saturday, January 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 967
  49. AFGHANISTAN: Harbinger of Equality

    Remember Aisha, the 18-year-old from Afghanistan?

    Friday, January 7, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 914
  50. INTERNATIONAL: Violence Against Women: an Urgent Public Health Priority

    Violence against women has been described as “perhaps the most shameful human rights violation, and the most pe

    Friday, January 7, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 917

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