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  1. ALGERIA: Algerian NGOs Want Probe into Assaults on Women

    Algerian rights groups on Monday pressed President Abdel-Aziz Bouteflika to open an independent inquiry into alleged

    Tuesday, June 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 151
  2. PAKISTAN: Women Empowerment is Gov't Commitment

    Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani has reiterated the commitment for social, political and economic empowerment of

    Tuesday, June 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 152
  3. NICARAGUA: Land Titles Liberate Women Farmers

    Josefina Rodríguez very nearly lost her life trying to protect the small plot of farmland in rural Nicaragua t

    Tuesday, June 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 154
  4. AFRICA: Women Demand Answers and Action from ICC

    With the first Review Conference of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC) under way in the Ugand

    Tuesday, June 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 155
  5. MEXICO: Mexico Ignores Inter-American Court Rulings

    Six months after the Inter-American Court of Human Rights handed down two sentences against the Mexican state, one of

    Tuesday, June 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 156
  6. UGANDA: Women Demand Answers and Action from ICC

    With the first Review Conference of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC) under way in the Ugand

    Tuesday, June 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 162
  7. DRC: DR Congo Refugees Are Prey to Rape

    Annie was seven months pregnant when she lost her baby because "at least six men in military uniform" raped

    Tuesday, June 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 164
  8. DRC: UNICEF Needs $14 Million for DR Congo

    The United Nations Children's Fund urgently needs $14 million to respond to the most urgent needs of children and wom

    Tuesday, June 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 167
  9. HAITI: Female Contingent

    Bangladesh's first female contingent to be deployed to an UN peacekeeping mission arrived today (1 June) in quake-rav

    Tuesday, June 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 169
  10. KENYA: Our Women Never Had It So Good

    A poll by Infotrack Harris indicates that women are likely to vote against the proposed constitution largely due to i

    Tuesday, June 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 173
  11. Monthly Action Points (MAP) for the Security Council: June 2010

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

    Tuesday, June 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 127
  12. Rape in War: Motives of Militia in DRC

    Tuesday, June 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 250
  13. They Took Me and Told Me Nothing: Female Genital Mutilation in Iraqi Kurdistan

    In Iraqi Kurdistan a survey by the Ministry of Human Rights in 2009 suggests that in one district over 40 percent of

    Tuesday, June 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 579
  14. Women and Children First: On the Frontline of War in the Kivus

    Oxfam and 12 partner NGOs interviewed 816 people in 24 communities in North and South Kivu between 12 and 21 April 20

    Tuesday, June 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 706
  15. UNSCR 1325 in Europe

    This case studies publication documents civil society experiences of working on women, peace and security (WPS) polic

    Tuesday, June 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 752
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  17. Guidance Note: Identifying Women's Peace and Security Priorities: Building Voice and Influence

    Women's participation in peace processes remains one of the least well-implemented elements of the women, peace and s

    Tuesday, June 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 458
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  19. NIGERIA: Women Denied Role in Conflict Prevention

    Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development Iyom Josephine Anenih said women are being excluded from conflict pr

    Monday, May 31, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 134
  20. INTERNATIONAL: New Report on War Rapes Challenges Common View of Gender Violence

    Reporting on the conflict in the DRC has focused mainly on sexual violence against women.

    Monday, May 31, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 147
  21. PAKISTAN: Women Intensify Push to Pass Law Against Acid Attacks

    Almost seven years after Naila Farhat, 20, became another victim of an acid throwing attack by a spurned suitor, she

    Monday, May 31, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 157
  22. UGANDA: Women Activists Want Bashir Arrested

    Sudan President Omar el-Bashir must account for crimes committed in Dafur especially those against women and children

    Monday, May 31, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 174
  23. KENYA: In-Brief: Gang Rapes on the Rise in Kenya

    Most cases of gender-based violence (GBV) reported to the Nairobi Gender Violence Recovery Centre between April 2009

    Monday, May 31, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 189
  24. PHILIPPINES: Philippines Moves to Protect Women's Rights During Armed Conflict

    Amnesty International has welcomed a decision by the Philippine government to implement a United Nations (UN) Securit

    Monday, May 31, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 198
  25. AFGHANISTAN: Women Worry Afghan Peace Jirga Will Harm Rights

    As Afghanistan's most powerful men arrive in Kabul for a major conference aimed at starting a peace process with

    Sunday, May 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 161
  26. AFGHANISTAN: In Herat, Department of Women's Affairs Reaches Out to the Media

    Herat's Department of Women Affairs (DoWA) held a two-day workshop at the Afghan Journalism Centre last week to estab

    Sunday, May 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 171
  27. INTERNATIONAL/HOLOCAUST: Holocaust Women's Rape Breaks Decades of Taboo

    Gender violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo and other conflict zones around the world is a subject of continu

    Sunday, May 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 848
  28. GHANA: First Ever International Women's Fair Opens in Accra

    A report by the Ministry of Women and Children Affairs has indicated that a total of 735 cases of domestic violence w

    Saturday, May 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 166
  29. DRC: UN to Reduce DR Congo Peace Force

    However, it has delayed a decision on the full withdrawal of its 20,500-strong force, as sought by Congolese Presiden

    Friday, May 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 150
  30. Informative Paper--National Consultative Peace Jirga

    A much-anticipated meeting scheduled for this month, May 2010, the Peace Jirga will bring together tribal, local and

    Friday, May 28, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 586
  31. Women in the Armed and Police Forces: Resolution 1325 and Peace Operations in Latin America

    Latin-American countries are important contributors within the peace operations scenario.

    Friday, May 28, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 614
  32. US: African Women Win Promise of U.S. Protection

    Obama earlier this week signed the most widely co-sponsored Africa-specific law in U.S. history.

    Thursday, May 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 133
  33. MEXICO: Supreme Court Protects Rape Victims

    In a landmark decision today, Mexico's Supreme Court required all of the country's states to distribute emergency con

    Thursday, May 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 148
  34. IRAN: Hijab Crackdown Intensifies as Election Anniversary Nears

    It might be hard to imagine that a woman's attendance at a university would be contingent upon the way she dresses.

    Thursday, May 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 158
  35. INTERNATIONAL: The United Nations and Women: Walking the Walk on Empowerment?

    Donald Stienburg-Submission to the "Together for Transformation" Conference of the International Fellow

    Thursday, May 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 159
  36. INTERNATIONAL: I've Seen First Hand What CEDAW Can Do

    I come from a country where discrimination against women, and as a result domestic violence, has always been the norm

    Thursday, May 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 310
  37. INTERNATIONAL: Cash Crunch, Sex Abuse Charges Hit U.N. Peacekeeping

    As the United Nations gears up to despatch thousands of new troops into political trouble spots in sub-Saharan Africa

    Thursday, May 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 472
  38. The Elephant in the Room: An Overview of How Sexual Violence came to be Seen as a Weapon of War

    This report outlines how our understanding of the political significance of the use of sexual violence in war has cha

    Thursday, May 27, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 794
  39. FIJI: Role for Women in Security

    WOMEN must have an input into peace and security discussions.

    Wednesday, May 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 124
  40. AFGHANISTAN: Women Fear Loss of Hard-Won Progress

    The head-to-toe burqas that made women a faceless symbol of the Taliban's violently repressive rule are no longer req

    Wednesday, May 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 128
  41. SWAZILAND: Working to Reduce Violence and Abuse Against Children in Swaziland

    Three years ago, a massive survey supported by UNICEF and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention revealed

    Wednesday, May 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 129
  42. PAKISTAN: Woman Farmer Curbs Hunger Cycle With Food Aid

    A village leader and woman farmer, Bakhtawar knows all too well about the problems facing farmers in the southeastern

    Wednesday, May 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 131
  43. SUDAN: UNAMID Organizes Women Groups in North Darfur for UN SCR 1325

    UNAMID's Gender Advisory Unit has began mobilizing women representatives in North Darfur Civil Society organizations

    Wednesday, May 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 132
  44. PAKISTAN: Prime Minister Says Women Parliamentarians Can Become Catalyst for Change

    For sustainable solution to existing security situation faced by the country due to ongoing conflict at western borde

    Wednesday, May 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 138
  45. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Women and the Media – Is Their Story Being Told?

    This past March, Pat Mitchell, President and CEO of The Paley Center for Media, hosted a round table discussion in co

    Wednesday, May 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 142
  46. LIBERIA: Universal Education an Empty Promise for Liberia's Girls

    In a small office tucked behind the stairwell in Liberia's Ministry of Education, the once-proud staff of the Girls'

    Wednesday, May 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 153
  47. SUDAN: UNAMID organizes women groups in North Darfur for UNSCR (1325)

    UNAMID's Gender Advisory Unit has began mobilizing women representatives in North Darfur Civil Society organizations

    Wednesday, May 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 177
  48. BURMA: International Tribunal on Crimes Against Women of Burma, Report Available

    The Nobel Women's Initiative and the Women's League of Burma have launched the final report for the International Tri

    Wednesday, May 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 190
  49. FIJI: Chiefs, Village Elders to Tackle Abuse

    For the first time, abuse of women and children will become a focal point of discussion at the Cakaudrove Provincial

    Wednesday, May 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 256
  50. FIJI: Close Watch on Reconciliation

    The reconciliation process that is part of the Yellow Ribbon Project needs to be carefully scrutinized when dealing w

    Wednesday, May 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 257

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