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  1. AMERICAS: 'War On Drugs' Leaves Latin american Women Lives in Ruin

    “Violence associated with the ‘war on drugs' and organized crime, which includes government corruption in

    Sunday, April 1, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 042
  2. Refugees, Sexual Violence, and Armed Conflict: The Nuances Between Victims and Agents

    Women survivors of sexual violence seeking refuge are disadvantaged because they lack agency in the forced migration

    Sunday, April 1, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 621
  3. Monthly Action Points (MAP) for the Security Council: April 2012

    For April, in which the United States has the Security Council presidency, the MAP provides recommendations on the si

    Sunday, April 1, 2012
    Monthly Action Points91 233
  4. BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA: Amnesty Slams Bosnia for Neglecting Victims of Wartime Rape

    Rights group Amnesty International has slammed the government of Bosnia-Herzegovina for neglecting women survivors of

    Thursday, March 29, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 974
  5. Special report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Operation in Côte d'Ivoire

    Report of the Secretary General S/2012/186 (29 March 2012): The report covers developments on the United Nations Operat
    Thursday, March 29, 2012
    Secretary General Reports11 639
  6. Second report of the Secretary-General pursuant to resolution 2001 (2011)

    Second Report of the Secretary-General Pursuant to Resolution 2001 S/2012/185 (29 March 2012): This Report provides an u
    Thursday, March 29, 2012
    Secretary General Reports11 640
  7. AFGHANISTAN: Jail May Await Afghan Women Fleeing Abuse, Rape

    For Afghan women, the act of fleeing domestic abuse, forced prostitution or even being stabbed repeatedly with a scre

    Wednesday, March 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 949
  8. USA: Gwen Moore, Wisconsin Congresswoman, Recounts Her Rape Ordeal In House Floor Speech

    As part of her floor speech pushing to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) on Wednesday, Rep.

    Wednesday, March 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 950
  9. FIJI: Gender Gaps Still Remain

    Gender inequality was the topic of discussion by a group of panelist during the launch of the “World Developmen

    Wednesday, March 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 951
  10. NEPAL: Conflict and Women Victims

    The debate on development, peace and the rule of law entails the notion of reciprocity, as one is necessarily anchore

    Wednesday, March 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 952
  11. LIBERIA: MRU CSOs Urged To Unite For 30% Women Quota

    The Representative of the Mano River Union (MRU) in Cote d' Ivoire, Angui T.

    Wednesday, March 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 972
  12. RWANDA: 70 Female Police Officers Complete Training

    A group of 77 police officers, 70 of them women, were yesterday commissioned after completing a three-month Police ba

    Tuesday, March 27, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 944
  13. PAPUA NEW GUINEA: UN Expert Calls on Papua New Guinea to Do More to Protect Women Against Violence

    A United Nations independent expert today called on Papua New Guinea to reinforce mechanisms that protect women again

    Tuesday, March 27, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 947
  14. GHANA: Ghana Gets Commendation for Providing 28% of UN Peacekeeping Policewomen

    “I commend Ghana for being among the top contributors of women police officers to United Nations peacekeeping o

    Tuesday, March 27, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 967
  15. NIGERIA: Muslim, Catholic Women Unite for Peace

    In order to further ensure peaceful co-existence among the two major religions in the country, Muslim women under the

    Tuesday, March 27, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 975
  16. LIBYA: Historic Transition in Libya Must Not Forget the Survivors of Sexual Violence

    As the Security Council last week voted unanimously to extend the mandate of the UN's political mission in Libya, its

    Monday, March 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 927
  17. PNG: Statement: Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women

    At the end of her official country mission to Papua New Guinea, the UN Special Rapporteur on violence against women,

    Monday, March 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 938
  18. NETHERLANDS: National Gender Action Plan Kicks Off

    The second Dutch National Action Plan 1325 (NAP 1325-II) kicked off on 21 February 2012.

    Monday, March 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 939
  19. GHANA: Young Women Urged to Join Election 2012 Peace Crusade

    The Executive Director of Ark Foundation, Mrs.

    Monday, March 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 943
  20. PAKISTAN: Pro-Women Laws Take Hold in Pakistan

    Women in Pakistan have faced formidable challenges in their efforts to achieve gender equality and address gender-bas

    Monday, March 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 946
  21. INDONESIA: Women in Indonesia Building Peace Side By Side

    Indonesian women are still struggling to have their voices heard as part of mediation efforts in trouble spots and co

    Monday, March 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 948
  22. FemLINKPACIFIC Women Peace and Human Security Update 2 of 2012

    Monday, March 26, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 585
  23. MIDDLE EAST: Arab Women Urged to be Agents of Change

    Dubai: Despite obstacles facing women in many regions of the world, over 130 female students from 30 countries were u

    Sunday, March 25, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 910
  24. LEBANON: Protest in Beirut Demands Criminalizing Violence Against Women

    Hundreds of people protested on Sunday to demand a law allowing Lebanese women to transfer nationality to their famil

    Sunday, March 25, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 911
  25. NEPAL: Call to Ensure Women's Rights

    KATHMANDU: Minister of State for Information and Communication Sarita Kumari Saha has said the new constitution shoul

    Sunday, March 25, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 912
  26. SOUTH SUDAN: Women Condemn Rapes, Killings in Jonglei State

    Women representatives from the Civil Society, United Nations Women Empowerment, Associations, and Women with disabili

    Saturday, March 24, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 945
  27. AFGHANISTAN: Women on Afghan Peace Council Complain of Being Sidelined

    KABUL: Women members of an Afghan government council charged with seeking reconciliation with the Taliban have been s

    Friday, March 23, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 914
  28. PAKISTAN: 1,000 Pakistani Women Killed For Honour in 2011

    Nearly 1,000 women and girls in Pakistan were victims of honour killings during 2011, a human rights group said.

    Friday, March 23, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 916
  29. Report of the Secretary-General on the situation in Abyei (S/2012/175)

    Update on UNISFA mandate implementation since January 2012.
    Friday, March 23, 2012
    Secretary General Reports11 637
  30. BALKANS: Statement Urges Greater Role for Women in Security Sector

    The signing ceremony in Belgrade this Thursday officially launched a project dubbed “Support for Gender Mainstr

    Thursday, March 22, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 936
  31. SOUTH SUDAN: The Role of Women in Nation-building in South Sudan

    It has been close to eight months since the Republic of South Sudan became independent.

    Thursday, March 22, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 940
  32. INTERNATIONAL: UN Police Chief: 'Zero Impunity' for Peacekeepers Guilty of Sexual Abuse

    The United Nations police chief today called on Member States to ensure that peacekeeping personnel found guilty of s

    Wednesday, March 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 928
  33. DRC: CBM'S Fistula Campaign Aims to Give Women Back Their Dignity

    On 22nd March 2012, CBM, the overseas disability charity, will be running a UK wide awareness campaign about their wo

    Wednesday, March 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 929
  34. PHILIPPINES: CHR-XI to Hold Workshop on Women's Rights in Conflict and Emergency

    The Commission on Human Rights in the region is set to lead a conference and workshop on March 23-24 in Marco Polo Ho

    Wednesday, March 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 930
  35. PHILIPPINES: Lanao Sur Stakeholders Address Women's Rights in Armed Conflict

    Stakeholders from the various sectors in the province gathered last March 19 at the Institute of Peace and Developmen

    Wednesday, March 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 931
  36. AFRICA: Africa's Political Instability Hinders Maternal Health Progress

    Political instability, civil strife and humanitarian crises in Africa have over the past decades reversed countless m

    Wednesday, March 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 935
  37. LIBERIA: Nearly Hundred Liberian Women Participated in CMI's Consultations

    To gain field-based knowledge on how gender-based violence (GBV) should be taken into account in future peace process

    Wednesday, March 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 941
  38. GHANA: More Room for Improvement On Gender Equality and Empowerment

    The adoption of the United Nation Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1325 on women, peace and security by internatio

    Tuesday, March 20, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 913
  39. SOLOMON ISLANDS: SI highest amongst highest in violence against women

    United Nations Special Rapporteur on Violence against women Ms Rashida Manjoo has reported Solomon Islands have the h

    Tuesday, March 20, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 923
  40. Security Council Debate on Afghanistan and UNAMA, March 2012

    On the 20th of March the Security Council convened under the presidency of the United Kingdom to discuss progress and

    Tuesday, March 20, 2012
    Security Council Debate87 198
  41. KASHMIR: Women from State Demand Protection of Rights

    A two-day women conference with different political views from state was held between 18-19th March.

    Monday, March 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 915
  42. ISRAEL: Close Encounters of the Unwanted Kind

    "At the demonstration today in Kafr a-Dik, I noticed looks and finger-pointing from the shabab (nickname for you

    Monday, March 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 917
  43. PAKISTAN: OPINION: A Pakistani Spring Must Find its Roots in its Investment in Women

    When the Pakistani director Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy recently won the Oscar for Best Documentary Short for her film Savi

    Monday, March 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 918
  44. SOUTH ASIA: Female Politicians Detail Their Struggles

    Around the world, political power still comes with a price for women who seek it.

    Monday, March 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 919
  45. AFGHANISTAN: Women Entrepreneuers for Peace in Afghanistan

    As Afghan-U.S.

    Monday, March 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 920
  46. ZIMBABWE: Masaiti: Curse of the Woman Politician

    A RECENT case involving MDC-T MP Evelyn Masaiti's failed attempt to marry her Cameroonian partner yet again illustrat

    Monday, March 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 926
  47. SOUTH SUDAN: Women in South Sudan Face Repercussions of Violence

    “Free at last” after decades of civil war with the north, South Sudan is building a nation from scratch.

    Monday, March 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 933
  48. KYRGYZSTAN: Women's Leadership Advocates Win NDI Albright Grant

    To support greater engagement for women's leadership inside the expanding political terrain in Kyrgyzstan, the NDI &n

    Monday, March 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 079
  49. PAKISTAN: Women Urged to Play Role in Restoration of Peace

    PESHAWAR, March 17: Speakers at a seminar here on Saturday urged women to play their role in restoration of peace by

    Sunday, March 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 921

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