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  1. AFRICA: Security Council Faulted for Gender Hypocrisy

    Ten years after a United Nations Security Council resolution aimed at re-evaluating women's roles in U.N.-brokered pe

    Saturday, May 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 108
  2. The Complexity of Violence: A Critical Analysis of Sexual Violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)

    In response to the ways in which sexual violence in the DRC has been described and conceptualised, this report sets

    Saturday, May 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 247
  3. Women's Political Participation and Influence in Post-Conflict Burundi and Nepal

    Since the adoption of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security in October 2000, t

    Saturday, May 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 304
  4. Moving Beyond Rhetoric: Assessing the Impact of Resolution 1325

    This paper explores efforts undertaken by the United Nations to recognize and tackle the gendered nature of conflict

    Saturday, May 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 573
  5. Civil War, Reintegration, and Gender in Northern Uganda

    What are the impacts of war on the participants, and do they vary by gender?

    Saturday, May 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 792
  6. Legacy of Repression: Violence against Women in Post-Conflict Guatemala

    Guatemala's 36 year civil war resulted in 662 massacres, 200, 000 dead or “disappeared”, and over one mil

    Saturday, May 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 793
  7. Women's Participation in Politics and Government in Indonesia

    Just as Indonesia varies geographically, culturally and socially, so do women across the archipelago.Women's roles ha

    Saturday, May 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 807
  8. Surviving Sexual Violence in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo

    Since 1996 a deadly conflict has been ongoing in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

    Saturday, May 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 808
  9. UNICEF Policy on Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Girls and Women

    We in UNICEF, with our partners, work for and envision the day when all nations will value and care for girls and boy

    Saturday, May 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 661
  10. DRC: U.N. Official Fears Congo Is Overcome by Violence

    As his plane cut through the clouds above eastern Congo on Friday, John Holmes, the United Nations' top humanitarian

    Friday, April 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 109
  11. DRC: Rebuilding Lives after War and Rape in the DRC

    The eastern DRC has become synonymous with war and rape.

    Friday, April 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 112
  12. COTE D'IVOIRE: Côte d'Ivoire / UNOCI Chief Underlines Women's Central Role in Electoral Process

    The Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Côte d'Ivoire, Y. J.

    Friday, April 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 135
  13. BRAZIL: Brazil Court Upholds Law that Protects Torturers

    Amnesty International has condemned the Brazilian Supreme Court's blocking of a reinterpretation of a 1979 Amnesty La

    Friday, April 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 145
  14. INTERNATIONAL: Security Council Faulted for Gender Hypocrisy

    Ten years after a United Nations Security Council resolution aimed at re-evaluating women's roles in U.N.-brokered pe

    Friday, April 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 191
  15. USA: U.S. Announces Award for Women and Girls Empowerment

    US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has announced two awards with grants up to $ 500,000 for the empowerment of wom

    Thursday, April 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 026
  16. IRAN: U.N. Elects Iran to Commission on Women's Rights

    Without fanfare, the United Nations this week elected Iran to its Commission on the Status of Women, handing a four-y

    Thursday, April 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 110
  17. INTERNATIONAL: U.N. Intervenes To Prevent Rape In War Zones

    MICHEL MARTIN, host:

    I'm Michel Martin, and this is TELL ME MORE from NPR News.

    Thursday, April 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 113
  18. MADAGASCAR: Madagascar: Hidden Crisis - Women's Rights and Human Rights Abuses

    The political situation in Madagascar is far from improving, after several unsuccessful attempts from national, regio

    Thursday, April 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 290
  19. PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Danger and Determination in Papua New Guinea

    Endemic Fighting in Papua New Guinea

    Thursday, April 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 414
  20. UGANDA: Surgery in Uganda that Restores Dignity to Women

    Fistula is the name given to a hole between the bladder and vagina, or rectum and vagina, or both.

    Thursday, April 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 796
  21. DRC: UN Official Calls DR Congo 'Rape Capital of the World'

    The Democratic Republic of Congo is "the rape capital of the world", a senior UN official has said.

    Wednesday, April 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 111
  22. INTERNATIONAL: Women, War and Peace

    Women's rights organizations welcome UNSC support on the implementation of a United Nations Resolutio

    Wednesday, April 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 114
  23. The Health Sector and Gender-Based Violence in a Time of War

    Multisectoral approaches are essential to address sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) in armed conflict.

    Wednesday, April 28, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 251
  24. Monthly Action Points on Women, Peace and Security: May 2010

    The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the May 2010 version of their Monthly Action Points (

    Wednesday, April 28, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 316
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  26. INTERNATIONAL: Tackling Sexual Violence Must Include Prevention, Ending Impunity – UN Official

    Fresh from her visit to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), which she described as the “rape capital of

    Tuesday, April 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 115
  27. INTERNATIONAL: UNIFEM Welcomes UN Security Council Support for Comprehensive Set of Indicators on the Implementation of Resolution 1325

    The United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM) is very encouraged by the UN Security Council's intention to t

    Tuesday, April 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 118
  28. Security Council Open Debate on Women, Peace and Security, April 2010

    The Security Council held an Open Briefing on Women, Peace and Security on April 27, 2010 during which they considere

    Tuesday, April 27, 2010
    Security Council Debate87 159
  29. INTERNATIONAL: Women Share Knowledge

    UNITED Nations Development Programme staff participated in a knowledge-sharing forum on the role of women in peace an

    Sunday, April 25, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 116
  30. SUDAN: Sudan Legislator Says Women Seek More Democratic Reforms

    A leading member of the women's group of the Rumbek State legislature in southern Sudan says there was a large turnou

    Sunday, April 25, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 117
  31. Iraq: Civilians Under Fire

    Hundreds of civilians are still being killed or maimed every month in Iraq, even if the past two years have seen an o

    Sunday, April 25, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 772
  32. DRC: UN Refugee Agency Dismayed by Impunity for Endemic Rape in DR Congo

    The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) t

    Friday, April 23, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 025
  33. INTERNATIONAL: A Decade On, No Seats for Women at the Peace Table

    It was a historic moment for the United Nations when, 10 years ago, the Security Council unanimously recognised &q

    Friday, April 23, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 034
  34. HAITI: Broadcasting Women's Voices in Haiti's Reconstruction: Women's Community Radio

    Haitian women have been increasingly vocal and active in social, political, and economic issues since the fall of the

    Thursday, April 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 019
  35. ISRAEL: Why Women Should Be Able to Pray in Peace

    Women of the Wall (WOW) began in December 1988 when a group of 70 Jewish women from all streams of Judaism approached

    Thursday, April 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 022
  36. BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA: Women's Group Works For Peace in Bosnia, Finds Itself on Terrorist List

    A wave of nationalism and Islamaphobia has hit Bosnia and Herzegovina as ethnic leaders bicker ahead of a general ele

    Thursday, April 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 140
  37. FIJI: Fiji Hosts Workshop on Gender Equality in Political Governance

    Twenty-two fully accredited and active BRIDGE facilitators from the Pacific are in Nadi, Fiji for a 10-day workshop o

    Thursday, April 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 380
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  39. TRINIDAD: History Beckons in Trinidad's Snap Election

    Kamla Persad-Bissessar may never want the year 2010 to end.

    Wednesday, April 21, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 020
  40. LEBANON: Lebanon's Women Warriors

    During Lebanon's civil war - and Israel's invasion and occupation of Lebanon - some women fought on the frontlines.

    Wednesday, April 21, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 023
  41. SRI LANKA: How the War Gave Tamil Women More Space

    Whenever Sri Lankan rights activist Shereen Xavier attends a meeting related to her work in this war-battered norther

    Wednesday, April 21, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 192
  42. INDONESIA: The Rise and Fall of Indonesia's Women's Movement

    Girls are made of sugar and spice, and everything nice. Boys are made of snips and snails, and puppy-dog tails.

    Wednesday, April 21, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 555
  43. INTERNATIONAL: Sexual Violence Against Women a War Weapon

    Sexual violence against women was used as a weapon of war in most armed conflicts in 2009, researchers in Spain said.

    Tuesday, April 20, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 008
  44. DRC: Margot Wallström Reaffirms Her Commitment to the Fight Against Sexual Violence in the DRC

    The fight against sexual violence and the reign of impunity ar

    Tuesday, April 20, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 012
  45. UGANDA: Fresh Concerns About Women in Captivity

    The fate of thousands of women and girls held as sex slaves and child soldiers by Uganda's Lords Resistance Army rebe

    Tuesday, April 20, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 024
  46. INTERNATIONAL: Getting to Peace: What Kind of Movement?

    I went to see the film Avatar the other day.

    Monday, April 19, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 995
  47. PHILIPPINES: Philippines addresses needs of women in conflict

    The Philippines National Action Plan on Women, Peace & Security

    Monday, April 19, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 002
  48. DRC: U.N. fears Congo pullout will hurt fight against rape

    Congolese laws against sexual violence are not being implemented and a withdrawal of United Nations peacekeepers from

    Monday, April 19, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 016
  49. Promotion and Protection of All Human Rights, Civil, Political, Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, Including the Rights to Development

    This is the first thematic report submitted to the Human Rights Council by Rashida Manjoo, Special Rapporteur on viol

    Monday, April 19, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 162
  50. Harsh War, Harsh Peace: Abuses by al-Shabaab, the Transitional Federal Government, and AMISOM in Somalia

    This 62-page report finds that al-Shabaab forces have brought greater stability to many areas in southern Somalia, bu

    Monday, April 19, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 312

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