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  1. KYRGYZSTAN: Bride Kidnapping in Kyrgyzstan: A Fateful Tradition

    In Kyrgyzstan, bride kidnapping is considered an old tradition.

    Friday, December 24, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 895
  2. TURKMENISTAN: Equality Laws Fail to Ensure Turkmen Women's Rights

    In late December, Turkmenistan is due to submit a regular report to the United Nations on how it is meeting its oblig

    Friday, December 24, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 908
  3. PHILIPPINES: No End in Sight to Violence, Poverty and Deprivation Afflicting Filipino Women

    It has been said that the conditions of women and children reflect the state of affairs of that country.

    Thursday, December 23, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 876
  4. ISRAEL/OCCUPIED PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES: Palestinian Women Suffer Harsh Violations in Israeli Jails

    Riyadh al-Ashqar, spokesman of the P.A.

    Sunday, December 19, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 944
  5. INDIA: India Asks UN to do More Against Sexual Violence

    Advocating greater participation of women in the areas of conflict prevention, peace negotiations, peace keeping and

    Saturday, December 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 966
  6. AFGHANISTAN/SOMALIA/DRC: President's Corner - Violence Against Women, It's also a Men's Problem

    In many of the conflicts of the last decades – from Afghanistan to Somalia, from the Balkans to the Democratic

    Friday, December 17, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 938
  7. BURMA: The Women of Burma: Courageous Under Horrific Fire and Abuse

    The Karen are one of the largest ethnic groups in Burma, with a population estimated to be around 7 million.

    Thursday, December 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 854
  8. TIMOR-LESTE: Sexual Assault Survivors Face Long Legal Delays

    As the number of reported sexual crimes in Timor Leste increases, survivors - mostly women and girls - must wait up t

    Wednesday, December 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 867
  9. FIJI: New Data on Violence

    A JOINT study by Fiji School of Medicine and the World Health Organisation revealed that majority of women who are vi

    Tuesday, December 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 844
  10. KAZAKHSTAN: Kazakhstan Pushes Gender up on the Agenda

    Unnoticed by many, Kazakhstan now ranks ahead of some of its EU partners according to the World Economic Forum's Glob

    Monday, December 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 785
  11. Harmful Traditional Practices and Implementation of the Law on Elimination of Violence against Women in Afghanistan

    Widespread harmful traditional practices – child marriage, giving away girls for dispute resolution, forced iso

    Thursday, December 9, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 088
  12. INDIA/EGYPT/ECUADOR/RWANDA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA: UN Promotes 'Safe Cities' Program for Women

    The abuse of women has been going on for centuries and it is often the case that a woman is killed before the problem

    Monday, December 6, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 715
  13. LEBANON: Lebanese Call for End to Violence Against Women

    Last week, Lebanese women's rights activists launched a 16-day campaign to push parliament to pass new legislation to

    Monday, December 6, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 716
  14. CAMBODIA: NGO Launches Women's Rights Campaign

    A local NGO has said it would distribute 5,000 books designed to increase awareness of laws and services related to r

    Monday, December 6, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 782
  15. NEPAL: Two Action Plans on the Cards

    The government is formulating two action plans with an objective to address the woes of those women and children who

    Saturday, December 4, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 731
  16. AFGHANISTAN: Veiled Rebellion

    Twenty-five years ago an Afghan girl with green eyes haunted the cover of National Geographic.

    Thursday, December 2, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 730
  17. JAPAN: Amnesty International Supports International Petition for Justice for "Comfort Women"

    Amnesty International takes the opportunity of International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women to joi

    Wednesday, December 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 707
  18. Across the Lines: the Impact of Nepal's Conflict on Women

    ICTJ, in collaboration with Advocacy Forum – Nepal (AF), has published a report documenting women's experiences

    Wednesday, December 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 169
  19. INDONESIA: Domestic Violence Continues Amid Calls for its Elimination

    Amid incessant campaigns to end violence against women, the abuse of women continues right in front of our eyes.

    Tuesday, November 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 662
  20. KURDISTAN: Pioneering Research into Honour-based Violence Launched in Erbil

    A pioneering research project and report commissioned by the Kurdistan Regional Government on honour-based violence w

    Tuesday, November 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 680
  21. INDONESIA: Concerns Raised Over Sexual Violence in Spread of AIDS in Indonesia

    As World AIDS Day is commemorated across the globe today, health officials in Indonesia are warning of a worrying inc

    Tuesday, November 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 719
  22. NEPAL: Improve Condition of Conflict-Hit Women: Rights Groups

    Publishing a finding on sexual violence during the conflict period, Advocacy Forum and International Center for Trans

    Tuesday, November 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 721
  23. PACIFIC: Asia-Pacific Region UNited To End Violence Against Women And Girls

    The United Nations Secretary-General's campaign "UNiTE to End Violence Against Women" got off to a powerful

    Monday, November 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 641
  24. CENTRAL ASIA: UN Sec Gen Ban Ki-Moon to Meet with Women from Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan

    Within the framework of a visit to Kazakhstan for participation in the OSCE Summit UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon w

    Monday, November 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 717
  25. IRAQ: No Country for Women

    The improved political representation of women in Iraq is in sharp contrast to their broader disempowerment, as highl

    Sunday, November 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 642
  26. PAKISTAN: Girls Vulnerable to Gender-based Violence in Pakistan

    The worst natural disaster in Pakistan's history has created new dangers for the girls and women who make up much of

    Saturday, November 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 657
  27. KURDISTAN: Kurdistan Takes Measures Against Gender-Based Violence

    As Kurdistan is fast progressing, becoming democratized and westernized, it faces serious difficulties with its conse

    Saturday, November 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 658
  28. INDONESIA: Indonesian Women Stand up to Sexual Violence

    Catholics have joined with other Indonesians to launch an anti-sexual violence campaign to counter the increasing num

    Friday, November 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 652
  29. BURMA: Women; Children Suffered During Election: WLB

    Women and children suffered terribly during the 2010 general election given the gun battles in border areas, accordin

    Friday, November 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 654
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  31. Violence Against Women in Iraq Factsheet

    Violence against women and girls is a violation of human rights, causing physical, sexual and psychological suffering

    Thursday, November 25, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 063
  32. KYRGYZSTAN: Bride Kidnapping Prevalent in Kyrgyzstan

    The custom of bride kidnapping, which began with rival clans stealing and forcing marriage on each others' women, has

    Monday, November 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 634
  33. PAKISTAN: Pakistani Police Involved in Rape, Rights Violations

    A large number of police officials across Pakistan have been booked for rape and human rights violations in the last

    Thursday, November 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 605
  34. INDONESIA: UN Provides Aids to Women Displaced by Volcanic Eruption in Indonesia

    The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has provided critical medical and other assistance to tens of thousands of

    Thursday, November 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 611
  35. ISRAEL: Control by Femicide

    IN ISRAEL, MURDER OF WOMEN IN WHAT ARE REFERRED to as “killings to protect the family's honor” account fo

    Wednesday, November 17, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 592
  36. PHILIPPINES: Rights Group Backs Filipino Sex Slaves' Redress Bid

    An international human rights group expressed support Tuesday for Filipino women demanding an official apology from T

    Wednesday, November 17, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 600
  37. KURDISTAN: Mass Arrest of Women Marchers

    Dozens of women were arrested en masse in Urfa during their march against gender-based violence and for the protectio

    Friday, November 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 549
  38. BURMA: Burma's Poll Called 'Yes Vote' for Junta Rapes

    Last week's election victory by the junta-backed party in Burma is a setback for Charm Tong's work against military r

    Friday, November 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 571
  39. ASIA: Asian Legislators Pledge to Eliminate Violence Against Women

    Ministers and parliamentarians from 19 countries in Asia-Pacific have agreed on 'Whole-of-Government Approaches' for

    Tuesday, November 9, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 570
  40. NEPAL: Eradicating Violence against Women in Nepal No Mean Feat

    Ten Nepalese women composed the first exclusively female team that first scaled Mount Everest on May 23, 2008.

    Saturday, November 6, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 470
  41. ASIA/PACIFIC: Asian Legislators Pledge to Eliminate Violence Against Women

    Ministers and parliamentarians from 19 countries in Asia-Pacific have agreed on 'Whole-of-Government Approaches' for

    Saturday, November 6, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 545
  42. PAPUA NEW GUINEA: During Stop In Papua New Guinea, Secretary Clinton Promotes Women's Rights

    As part of Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton's two-week Asia-Pacific tour, Clinton stopped in Papua New Guine

    Wednesday, November 3, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 476
  43. INDONESIA: Violations a Constant Enemy for Women in War Zones

    “While the men threw chairs and stones at each other every time they met, we women would sit down and discuss w

    Monday, October 25, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 464
  44. TAJIKISTAN: Domestic Violence Bill Stalled in Tajikistan

    Women's rights activists in Tajikistan are exasperated at the failure to pass a law on domestic violence after many y

    Saturday, October 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 388
  45. MARSHALL ISLANDS: Marshall Islands' WUTMI Receives UN Grant for Project to Protect Women and Girls

    The United Nations Trust Fund in Support of Actions to Eliminate Violence against Women (UN Trust Fund) announced Wed

    Tuesday, October 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 319
  46. FIJI: All Suffer When Woman Suffers

    TENSION exists in every community but the role of men and women in conflicts must be analysed separately, says a gend

    Monday, October 11, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 324
  47. PAKISTAN: Exploring Ways to End Gender-based Violence

    Steps should be taken to explore opportunities making police more responsible and responsive towards gender-based vio

    Thursday, October 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 296
  48. BANGLADESH: PM Calls for Empowering South Asian Women

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina has urged South Asian leaders to prevent violence against women and remove obstacles on

    Sunday, October 3, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 256
  49. TIMOR-LESTE: The Slow Death of Domestic Violence + Domestic Abuse Survivors Speak

    The Slow Death of Domestic Violence
    Tuesday, September 21, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 170
  50. PAKISTAN: School Attacks Spark Fears of a Lost Generation of Girls

    The Taliban have renewed attacks on girls' schools in northwest Pakistan, stoking fears of a fresh terror campaign ag

    Tuesday, September 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 098

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