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  1. Reports/Policy Briefs90 645
  2. Monthly Action Points (MAP) for the Security Council: August 2011

    For August, in which the France has the Security Council presidency, the MAP provides recommendations on the situatio

    Monday, August 1, 2011
    Monthly Action Points91 437
  3. SOMALIA: Somali Women Fleeing Famine Preyed on by Rapists

    DADAAB, Kenya (AP) — Refugee Barwago Mohamud huddles silently beneath a few blankets stretched over sticks at n

    Sunday, July 31, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 147
  4. INTERNATIONAL: Men 'Must Help Stop Female Genital Mutilation'

    Men must play their part in breaking the cycle of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), a Bristol detective has said.

    Friday, July 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 145
  5. NICARAGUA: Visiting brave girls and women survivors of sexual violence in Nicaragua

    In Leon, a department in northwest Nicaragua, we visited the Centro Mary Barreda.

    Thursday, July 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 143
  6. LIBYA: Misrata Nurses Battle for Gender Equality Amid the Fighting

    Women working at the main casualty hospital in Libyan city are seeing attitudes shift, though men still drive them to

    Thursday, July 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 144
  7. RWANDA: Country Commended for Anti-GBV Campaign

    Members of security organs from various countries applauded Rwanda for taking adopting numerous initiatives to fight

    Wednesday, July 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 137
  8. IRAN: Iranian Activists Decry Violence Against Women Amid Reported Gang Rapes

    More than 500 Iranian women's rights activists and their supporters have issued a statement calling on authorities to

    Wednesday, July 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 138
  9. IRAN: Iran Releases Prominent Actor and Filmmaker

    Iran has released two prominent cultural figures from jail following intense criticism of its crackdown against artis

    Wednesday, July 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 140
  10. ISRAEL/PALESTINE: Where Politics Are Complex, Simple Joys at the Beach

    Skittish at first, then wide-eyed with delight, the women and girls entered the sea, smiling, splashing and then join

    Wednesday, July 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 141
  11. DRC/LIBERIA: Sexual Abuse Allegations Against UN Peacekeepers in DR Congo and Liberia Decline

    Allegations of sexual abuse by soldiers serving in the United Nations peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic

    Wednesday, July 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 142
  12. A Decade Lost: Locating Gender in U.S. Counter-Terrorism

    This report provides the first global study of how the U.S.

    Wednesday, July 27, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 475
  13. IRAQ: MADRE Denounces Sexual Violence Against Iraqi Women Protesters

    A petition from MADRE, a global women's rights organization, is accusing Iraqi government security forces of sexually

    Tuesday, July 26, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 131
  14. IRAQI KURDISTAN: Law Banning FGM a Positive Step

    A Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) law that bans female genital mutilation (FGM) is a crucial step in eradicating

    Tuesday, July 26, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 132
  15. SUDAN: Woman Journalist Jailed for Reporting Rape Case

    On 25 July the Khartoum Media Court, headed by the judge Mudathir Al-Rashid, sentenced the female journalist Amal Hab

    Tuesday, July 26, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 136
  16. RWANDA: Women Parliamentarians Outnumber Men, But Gender Budgeting Still Needed

    Rwanda is the first country in the world where women outnumber men in parliament, with women occupying 45 out of 80 s

    Tuesday, July 26, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 139
  17. AFGHANISTAN: Urgent Need to Tackle Human Trafficking

    Afghanistan should develop mechanisms to raise awareness about the dangers of human trafficking, support victims and

    Monday, July 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 125
  18. IRAN: Iran Refuses Special Rapporteur

    The Iranian government has announced it will not allow a United Nations special rapporteur into the country.

    Monday, July 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 126
  19. LEBANON: Women's Groups Caution MPs on Violence Law

    Campaigners for a draft law to outlaw domestic violence urged MPs Friday to refrain from passing a “hollowed-ou

    Monday, July 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 127
  20. WESTERN SAHARA: Women Refugees Denounce Dicatorship; Corruption at Camps

    Association for the development of Saharawi Women, led by Salma Buha Mint Bubacar Lecuara, president of the associati

    Monday, July 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 128
  21. SOMALIA: Famine Refugees Face Increased Violence, Aid Groups Say

    Humanitarian organizations in the Horn of Africa say they've seen a dramatic increase in violence against women as mo

    Monday, July 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 130
  22. BURMA : Shattered Lives

    Reports emerged last week from Kachin and Shan States that rape is still being used as a tactic by the Burmese army t

    Monday, July 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 133
  23. Costing and Financing Implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325

    The need to allocate sufficient resources for implementation of UNSCR 1325 has been emphasized by women's groups, UN

    Monday, July 25, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 834
  24. RWANDA: I'm Calling for a Militantly Feminist FFRP

    Next Friday, the Rwanda Women Parliamentary Forum (FFRP) will celebrate 15 years of existence and, if the news confer

    Sunday, July 24, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 124
  25. FIJI : Stigma Continues to Discourage Reporting

    Only 20 per cent of sexual assaults and domestic violence occurring in Fiji is reported, says Fiji Women's Crisis Cen

    Saturday, July 23, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 134
  26. SOMALIA: Where are the Men of Dadaab?

    The wind hollers, whipping up dust that scratches at our faces.

    Friday, July 22, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 118
  27. RWANDA: Rape in War: No More Excuses

    Last month, the first woman ever was convicted of genocide.

    Friday, July 22, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 120
  28. KASHMIR: Kashmiri Woman Alleges Rape by Two Army Personnel

    Police in Jammu and Kashmir have registered a complaint of abduction and rape based on allegations by a woman against

    Friday, July 22, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 122
  29. DRC: U.N. Cites Congo Officers in Rape Inquiry

    The United Nations on Friday named two Congolese Army colonels who appear to be blocking an investigation of soldiers

    Friday, July 22, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 123
  30. BURMA : Burma Ruled by a Brutal Government: Congressmen

    Despite the formation of a new civilian government after last year's elections, recent developments in Burma only ind

    Friday, July 22, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 129
  31. KOSOVO: Kosovo Still Plagued by Human Trafficking

    Kosovo is a source, destination and transit country for trafficking of women and children, a recently released US Sta

    Thursday, July 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 113
  32. RWANDA: The Word on Women - No Progress without Women: Rwanda's Journey to Complete the Millennium Development Goals

    Seventeen years ago last Sunday, the Rwandan genocide came to a bloody end.

    Thursday, July 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 114
  33. INTERNATIONAL: Anita Anand: Pursuing Justice for All Women

    Is justice necessary for the empowerment of women? Does it enhance their position in society?

    Thursday, July 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 116
  34. ISRAEL: Sex Trafficking to Israel Takes a Detour?

    They answered an ad promising lucrative work as au pairs in Amman, but found themselves caught up in the web of sex t

    Thursday, July 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 117
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  36. INTERNATIONAL: Clinton On Women And Democracy

    On her recent trip to Lithuania, U.S.

    Thursday, July 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 121
  37. PAKISTAN: Pakistan Appoints First Female Foreign Minister

    Pakistan has appointed its first female foreign minister, filling a key Cabinet position days ahead of peace talks wi

    Wednesday, July 20, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 107
  38. IRAQ: Iraq Army Recruits Women to Inspect Women at Checkpoints

    Iraqi security forces have been training women in an effort to enhance security amid Al Qaida strikes.

    Wednesday, July 20, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 108
  39. PALESTINE: A State for Palestinian Women

    The UN General Assembly in September may prove to be an important step on the road to a Palestinian state.

    Wednesday, July 20, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 110
  40. ZIMBABWE : Democracy in the Eyes of Women in Zimbabwe

    Zimbabwe is a fragile state.

    Wednesday, July 20, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 135
  41. Security Council Open Debate on the Maintenance of International Peace and Security, July 2011

    Overview

    On 20 July 2011 the United Nations (UN) Security Council (SC) held an open debate on the maintenance

    Wednesday, July 20, 2011
    Security Council Debate87 188
  42. PAKISTAN: Torture – a Word Missing in Pakistan's Penal Code

    Just five days before the submission date, the government has yet to begin work on its report on the Convention Again

    Tuesday, July 19, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 102
  43. ISRAEL: MK: Israel Mulls Creation of Women's Affairs' Ministry

    Israel could soon have a new government ministry and accompanying minister dedicated entirely to improving the situat

    Tuesday, July 19, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 103
  44. U.S. Officials: Central Asia's Prosperity Depends upon Women

    Women's progress is essential to Central Asia's prosperity, top U.S.

    Tuesday, July 19, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 105
  45. IRAN: Iran Confirms Arrest of Woman Reporter

    Tehran's prosecution service on Monday confirmed the arrest of Pagah Ahangarani, a reporter, actress and film-maker w

    Monday, July 18, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 099
  46. SOUTH SUDAN: What North and South Sudan Need Now: More Women at the Negotiating Table

    A little over a week ago, the largest country in

    Monday, July 18, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 104
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  48. Women's Participation at the 3rd ATT Prepcom

    The PrepCom on the ATT listed 116 women participants out of a total of 523 participants. That is 22%.

    Monday, July 18, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 471
  49. IANSA Women: Participation and Successes in the ATT PrepCom

    Last week, the activism and persistence of IANSA Women in the Arms Trade Treaty process achieved concrete results.

    Monday, July 18, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 472
  50. SOMALIA: No Safe Place for Somali Women Refugees in Kenya

    In the maternity ward at a hospital on the Hagadera refugee camp in Dadaab, Kenya, women refugees lay on beds nursing

    Saturday, July 16, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 115

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