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  1. NORTH AFRICA/ MIDDLE EASt: Has the Arab Spring Been a Disaster for Women?

    It's been almost two years since revolution swept across parts of the Arab world.

    Monday, November 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 625
  2. CAMBODIA: Women speak out over Khmer Rouge sexual violence

    For three decades the scars branded onto Kim Khem's arms have been a reminder of the sexual torture she saw under the

    Monday, November 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 634
  3. SYRIA: The Swallows of Syria

    Editor's note: The people in the story have been photographed with their faces covered and their names have been chan

    Monday, November 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 640
  4. PAKISTAN: Pakistani Girl's Parents Confess to 'Honor Killing'

    A 15-year-old Pakistani girl named Anusha was the victim of an "honor killing" last week at the hands of he

    Sunday, November 11, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 643
  5. NORTH AFRICA/ MIDDLE EAST: Women Fight to Define the Arab Spring

    When Mabrouka M'barek is in the Tunisian capital these days, much of her time is spent writing a new constitution as

    Saturday, November 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 627
  6. LIBYA: International Prosecutor Probes New Cases in Libya

    The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court says she is collecting evidence for filing possible new war

    Saturday, November 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 628
  7. AFRICA: Project rescues child soldiers

    Though only 25, Cassandra Basnett has already made a significant impact for good on the world.

    Saturday, November 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 629
  8. WEST AFRICA: 'Enhancing Women's Leadership in Peace and Security in West Africa'

    As part of ongoing efforts to strengthen implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women P

    Friday, November 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 623
  9. GEORGIA: Three Women Ministers in New Georgian Government

    Late October, a new government was approved by the newly elected Georgian parliament.

    Thursday, November 8, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 630
  10. LIBERIA: Honor at Pinnacle - As Pres. Sirleaf Gets France's Greatest Recognition At Elysee Palace Today

    The French capital of Paris, especially the location of the presidential residence (Elysee Palace) is expected to com

    Wednesday, November 7, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 619
  11. PHILIPPINES: Sectors in Caraga discuss Philippine National Action Plan

    Representatives from faith-based organizations, business sector, academic institutions, media, civil society organiza

    Wednesday, November 7, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 621
  12. INTERNATIONAL: UN Trust Fund to give over $8 million in grants to help end violence against women

    The UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women will give more than $8 million in grants to local initiatives in 18 c

    Wednesday, November 7, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 622
  13. UNITED STATES: Historic Gender Gap Rules: Women's Votes decisive in Presidential and Senate Races

    President Barack Obama won re-election with 55% of women's votes and 45% of men's votes for a decisive and historic 1

    Wednesday, November 7, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 644
  14. CENTRAL AMERICA: Central American Mothers Organize to Find Their Missing Migrant Children

    “The things we have in common are that our sons or daughters are disappeared, and that we can organize from our

    Wednesday, November 7, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 645
  15. JORDAN: Women's Rights at a Standstill in Jordan

    On a warm day late last month a crowd filed into a white tent outside the royal palaces in Amman to hear a much-antic

    Wednesday, November 7, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 646
  16. IRELAND: Ireland's Human Rights Not as Good as in 1990s, Says Higgins

    UNSCR number 1,325 was adopted by the council in 2000.

    Tuesday, November 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 607
  17. IRAN: Women Political Prisoners in Evin Prison, Still on Hunger Strike / Transport to Hospital Karami

    According to information from the women's ward of Evin prison, Karami, detained political prisoners on hunger strike

    Tuesday, November 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 614
  18. EGYPT: Egyptian Women Fight Back Against Harassment

    Egyptian bullies who sexually harass women in the streets, often taking advantage of mob situations and the anonymity

    Tuesday, November 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 616
  19. DRC: Nobel-nominated Congo doctor fears going home after attack

    A Nobel-prize nominated Congolese gynecologist said on Tuesday he is too scared to return to his native Congo after a

    Tuesday, November 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 618
  20. MALI: Women of Mali call for increased protection and involvement in resolving the conflict

    “This occupation is the cruelest one that the Malian people have had to undergo, nowadays women are deprived of

    Tuesday, November 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 620
  21. PALESTINE: Palestinian Women Take Business into their Own Hands

    Abeer Abu Ghaith, a poised young woman overflowing with optimism, works tirelessly to help Palestinian women achieve

    Tuesday, November 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 653
  22. INTERNATIONAL: NATO's Implementation of 1325

    NATO and its partners are taking concerted action to support implemention of United Nations Security Council Resoluti

    Monday, November 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 596
  23. INTERNATIONAL: The Word on Women - The Women's Rights Canon is Under Attack. It's Time to Act.

    This weekend I was invited to speak about women's issues at the Model UN taking place here in Washington.

    Monday, November 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 598
  24. PALESTINE: Young Palestinian Activists Carry Out Their Role in Bringing About Peace

    In the offices of the General Union of Palestinian Women –a bastion for older-generation prominent women politi

    Monday, November 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 601
  25. AFRICA: leading the way for women

    This has been a great year for women in power in Africa with the election of a second female president, the appointme

    Monday, November 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 603
  26. DRC: The Global Community's Responsibility to Protect Dr. Denis Mukwege

    When we read about the dangers of humanitarian efforts, typically we hear about threats against Americans.

    Monday, November 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 604
  27. IRAN: Women Prisoners on Hunger Strike

    Amnesty International called on Iranian authorities to protect all detainees and prisoners from harassment and degrad

    Monday, November 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 638
  28. SOMALIA: Somalia gets first female foreign minister

    Fawzia Yusuf Haji Adam is to be Somalia's first female foreign minister in a cabinet formed by new Prime Minister Abd

    Sunday, November 4, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 606
  29. SOUTH SUDAN: South Sudan Women End Consultations on Policy Framework

    Championed by the Ministry of Gender and Child Welfare, the consultations brought the UN family organizations dealing

    Sunday, November 4, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 608
  30. KASHMIR: Healing the Wounds of Kashmir's Forgotten Other Half

    A conference on Peace and Justice for Kashmiri Women in Srinagar [ Images ] recently brought together representatives

    Saturday, November 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 605
  31. INTERNATIONAL: Report for the 12th anniversary of UNSCR1325

    If you walked past the Roger Smith Hotel on Lexington Avenue in Midtown Manhattan, New York, you would have had a win

    Friday, November 2, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 591
  32. INTERNATIONAL: Security Council Urges Wider Role for Women's Groups in Peace Efforts

    “The Security Council takes note of the important role that civil society, including women's organizations, can

    Friday, November 2, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 593
  33. INTERNATIONAL: Security Council Urges Wider Role for Women's Groups in Peace Efforts

    The Security Council has called on the international community to give women's civil society organizations a prominen

    Friday, November 2, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 594
  34. KASHMIR: Kashmir Women Seek Justice in Mounting Cases Surrounding 'The Disappeared'

    On August 30, 2012 on the eve of International Disappearances Day, numerous Kashmir families took a pledge that they

    Friday, November 2, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 602
  35. KENYA: Kenyan Women Set to Take On Men in Elections

    Brian Ngugi interviews Winnie Lichuma, chairwoman of the National Gender and Equality Commission.

    Friday, November 2, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 609
  36. AFRICA: Africa Embraces its Women

    By Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

    Friday, November 2, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 610
  37. ZIMBABWE: Gender and security sector reform

    IT is both ironic and tragic that policy debates on the need to reform the security sector in post-conflict societies

    Friday, November 2, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 611
  38. SOMALIA: Somali Women Make History & Join Police Force

    In the conflict ridden Somali capital Mogadishu, Somali women have been given a rare opportunity to join the Somali P

    Friday, November 2, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 612
  39. SYRIA: Syrian Women Convene in Cairo for Peace Initiative

    Forty-four Syrian women from different civil society organizations and young independent activists convened in Cairo

    Friday, November 2, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 615
  40. SIERRA LEONE: How do you tackle maternal mortality in Sierra Leone? Try asking a midwife

    My worry, as the high-level panel on post-2015 development goals meets this week, is that my voice – and those

    Friday, November 2, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 617
  41. GHANA: Ghana Launches Action Plan to Implement Secuirty Council Resolution

    Ghana on Wednesday launched a National Action Plan for the implementation of the United Nations Security Council Reso

    Thursday, November 1, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 590
  42. Monthly Action Points (MAP) for the Security Council: November 2012

    For November, in which India has the Security Council presidency, the MAP provides recommendations on the situations

    Thursday, November 1, 2012
    Monthly Action Points91 992
  43. INTERNATIONAL: Weathering the storm

    TODAY is the twelfth anniversary of the adoption by the United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325, on women and

    Wednesday, October 31, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 581
  44. AFRICA: More Women Needed in Peacekeeping Missions

    The Senior Police Advisor to the Eastern Africa Standby Force (EASFCOM), Torbjorn Sande, has called on regional count

    Wednesday, October 31, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 582
  45. EAST AFRICA: Women Advised to Take Up Leadership Positions

    The Chief Gender Monitor, Oda Gasinzigwa, has advised a visiting Kenyan delegation, to seek political leadership posi

    Wednesday, October 31, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 583
  46. ZIMBABWE: Zimbabwe Women Fight For Rights In New Constitution

    For long Zimbabwean women have played second fiddle to their male counterparts in all spheres of life but a new const

    Wednesday, October 31, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 584
  47. PAKISTAN: Khar Paints Rosy Picture of Human Rights in Pakistan

    Keen to defend the country's record because of candidacy for the Nov 12 election to HRC and hopes of qualifying for n

    Wednesday, October 31, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 587
  48. MYANMAR: Forging a New Path: Women at the Peace Tables in Myanmar

    Mi Kun Chan Non, a representative of the Mon Women's Organization, and one of the only two female observers of the Mo

    Wednesday, October 31, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 588
  49. DRC: One-third of Congolese men admit committing sexual violence

    More than one in three men surveyed in the Democratic Republic of the Congo's war-torn east admits committing sexual

    Wednesday, October 31, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 589
  50. INTERNATIONAL: All-Female Peacekeeping Unit Highlights Role of Women in Facilitating Peace and Security

    With today's challenges, UN peacekeepers continue to play an essential role in furthering global peace and stability.

    Wednesday, October 31, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 595

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