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  1. SIERRA LEONE: National Democratic Institute Schools Female Politicians

    Female aspirants for the November 17th General Elections drawn from all four Districts of Bo, Moyamba ,Pujehun and Bo

    Tuesday, May 1, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 031
  2. LATIN AMERICA: Latin America Opens Up to Equality

    Quietly and against the odds, women are stepping up the political ladder in Latin America, moving ahead of the United

    Tuesday, May 1, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 034
  3. BOSNIA and HERZEGOVINA: Peace, Justice Elude Rape Victims of Bosnian War

    Nearly two decades after the Bosnian War ended, thousands of Bosnian women who were victims of sexual violence are st

    Tuesday, May 1, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 037
  4. MALI: Women's Rights in Mali 'Set Back 50 Years' by New 'Family Code' Law

    Farima Samake, a widow living in the village of Gwelekoro in the south of Mali, regrets obeying her husband when he t

    Tuesday, May 1, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 039
  5. Report of the Secretary General on Somalia

    Update on major developments in Somalia between 9 December 2011 and 15 April 2012 and on the implementation of the natio
    Tuesday, May 1, 2012
    Secretary General Reports11 645
  6. Monthly Action Points (MAP) for the Security Council: May 2012

    For May, in which Azerbaijan has the Security Council presidency, the MAP provides recommendations on the situations

    Tuesday, May 1, 2012
    Monthly Action Points91 231
  7. PAKISTAN: Pakistani Women Unite to Battle Religious Extremism

    Sameena Imtiaz, a soft-spoken, educated Pakistani social worker, operates in the midst of U.S.

    Monday, April 30, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 030
  8. SIERRA LEONE: Charles Taylor Verdict - a Victory for Women's Rights

    The guilty verdict on 11 counts of aiding and abetting war crimes and crimes against humanity of former Liberian pres

    Monday, April 30, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 033
  9. PAKISTAN: The Gendered Cost of NATO in Pakistan

    The Domestic Violence Bill was first introduced in Pakistan's National Assembly in 2006 by a woman member of the Paki

    Monday, April 30, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 049
  10. SOUTH AFRICA: Still A Nation of Rapists 18 Years On

    Seven children under the age of 14 were being raped in Soweto in a day.

    Thursday, April 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 025
  11. JORDAN: French Embassy, UN Women Sign Agreement to Protect Women's Physical Integrity

    The French Embassy and the UNWOMEN Arab States Sub-Regional Office signed on Wednesday an agreement to combat violenc

    Thursday, April 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 026
  12. INTERNATIONAL: Why Women Are a Foreign Policy Issue

    The most pressing global problems simply won't be solved without the participation of women. Seriously, guys.

    Thursday, April 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 029
  13. NEPAL/PHILIPPINES: Nepal Officials Visit Kalinga to Share Peace Plans

    Three Nepalese officials visited Kalinga to share their country's peace and security situation and its impact on wome

    Thursday, April 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 038
  14. REPORT: Civil Society Monitoring Report: 1325 Implementation in Colombia

    This report documents the findings and recommendations from Civil Society on 1325 implementation in Colombia

    Thursday, April 26, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 592
  15. ARAB SPRING: 'Why Do They Hate Us'

    In "Distant View of a Minaret," the late and much-neglected Egyptian writer Alifa Rifaat begins her short s

    Wednesday, April 25, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 017
  16. TIMOR-LESTE: East Timor: New President, Same Problems for Women

    The recent election of José Maria de Vasconcelos, or Taur Matan Ruak as he is known, to the Presidency of Timo

    Wednesday, April 25, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 019
  17. USA: Alaska Tribes Say Violence Against Women Act Could Harm Their People

    Alaska Natives are lining up in opposition to Lower 48 tribes over the congressional reauthorization of the Violence

    Wednesday, April 25, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 021
  18. Syrian Women Risk Lives to Smuggle Aid to Dissidents

    When the aspirin and alcohol swabs fell from under her clothes at a Syrian army checkpoint, Rania stood petrified, lo

    Wednesday, April 25, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 120
  19. Women's Bodies Are Battlefields

    The targeting of women's bodies in times of conflict has come to light as a systematic strategy which has been used b

    Wednesday, April 25, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 591
  20. ECOSOC: Mainstreaming a Gender Perspective into all Policies and Programmes in the United Nations System

    The present report is submitted in response to Economic and Social Council resolution 2011/6.

    Wednesday, April 25, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 620
  21. Security Council Open Debate on International Peace and Security: Illicit Flows, April 2012

    On April 25th the Security Council convened under the Presidency of the United States to discuss challenges related t

    Wednesday, April 25, 2012
    Security Council Debate87 201
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  23. MALI: Armed Groups in Northern Mali Raping Women

    Increasing numbers of Malian women are being raped by Tuareg rebels and armed groups that have swept across the north

    Tuesday, April 24, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 024
  24. AFGHANISTAN: In Afghanistan, Underground Girls School Defies Taliban Edict, Threats

    Every morning in this mountain village in eastern Afghanistan, four dozen girls sneak through a square opening in a m

    Tuesday, April 24, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 027
  25. SOUTHERN AFRICA: Violence Against Women at 'Crisis' Levels

    The South African Minister for Women, Children and People with Disabilities, Lulu Xingwana, has called for Southern A

    Tuesday, April 24, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 035
  26. Reports/Policy Briefs90 663
  27. Briefing on Women, Peace and Security, April 2012

    Briefing by Head of UN Women, Michelle Bachelet on Equal Participation and Protection of Women in UN Peacekeeping Co
    Tuesday, April 24, 2012
    Security Council Debate87 200
  28. ARAB SPRING: Have Women's Rights Been Forgotten?

    "What is the future for democracy in the Middle East, following the Arab Spring?"… "Depends how

    Monday, April 23, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 032
  29. Open letter to the UN Secretary General About the Upcoming Appointment of a new Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict

    WILPF has signed on to an open letter by the NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security to the UN Secretary Gener

    Monday, April 23, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 593
  30. IRAN: Will Change in Iran Empower Arab Women?

    The impact of Iranian doctrines in the region is apparent throughout history.

    Sunday, April 22, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 028
  31. MALI: Women Come to the Negotiating Table for Mali's Peace and Transition Process

    Mali is suffering from a threefold crisis, encompassing security issues as well as humanitarian and political concern

    Friday, April 20, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 023
  32. Fifteenth semi-annual report of the Secretary-General on the implementation of Security Council resolution 1559 (2004)

    Comprehensive assessment of the process of implementation of the resolution on the political independence of Lebanon sin
    Friday, April 20, 2012
    Secretary General Reports11 643
  33. SOUTH AFRICA: South Africa Searches Soul Over Alleged Rape of Disabled 17 Year-Old Girl

    It is a country that can seem inured to violence from sheer familiarity.

    Thursday, April 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 008
  34. TURKEY: 2 500 Women Activists Travel to Istanbul for AWID Forum

    More than 2,500 women from 140 countries traveled to İstanbul on Thursday for the start of the Association of Wo

    Thursday, April 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 009
  35. AWID: Militarism, Conflict and Violence

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    Thursday, April 19, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 590
  36. Security Council Open Debate on Nuclear Proliferation, Disarmament and Security, April 2012

    On the 19th of April the Security Council convened to discuss Nuclear Proliferation, Disarmament and Security.

    Thursday, April 19, 2012
    Security Council Debate87 199
  37. PHILIPPINES: Global Network for Women Peacebuilders Confers with Tabuk Women Leaders

    Members and officials of the Global Network of Women Peacebuilders - International Civil Society Action Network (GNWP

    Wednesday, April 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 985
  38. USA: Comment: Sexual Assault and Trust in the Military

    Barbara Gove served as a Marine at Parris Island and Cherry Point in the mid-nineteen-fifties.

    Wednesday, April 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 999
  39. ISRAEL: OPINION: What's Going On With Women in Israel?

    Today, a full-page advertisement supporting the New Israel Fund will appear in the New York Times.

    Wednesday, April 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 001
  40. AFGHANISTAN: Extremists Poisoned Schoolgirls' Water, Officials Say

    Kabul, Afghanistan (CNN) -- At least 140 Afghan schoolgirls and female teachers were admitted to a local hospital Tue

    Wednesday, April 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 002
  41. INTERNATIONAL: A Brutal Manifestation of Patriarchy

    Militarism, Violence and Conflict is one of the themes of the AWID Forum 2012 ↑ which opens tomorrow in Istanbul

    Wednesday, April 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 003
  42. HAITI: Haitian Justice Sector Operators Trained to Combat Sexual and Gander Based Violence

    From March 7–9, the ABA Rule of Law Initiative (ABA ROLI)—in cooperation with the Haitian Ministry of Jus

    Wednesday, April 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 004
  43. INTERNATIONAL: Gender Equality In Green Jobs: A Promising New Sector Must Ensure Pay Equality

    A clean energy economy will generate new industries and jobs in manufacturing, construction, science and engineering,

    Wednesday, April 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 005
  44. GUATEMALA: A Brutal Manifestation of Patriarchy

    The involvement of women in anti-war actions and in support of peace activism worldwide is a critical part of modern

    Wednesday, April 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 006
  45. DRC: A Fashion Show Featuring Women Living with HIV

    This past March was designated women's month in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

    Wednesday, April 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 010
  46. INDONESIA: National Dialogue with CSOs on National Action Plan P4K Begins

    The Indonesia National Dialogue with CSOs on National Action Plan P4K, organized by UNDP under the N-Peace initiative

    Wednesday, April 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 016
  47. ZIMBABWE: A New Coalition Takes the Lead on Women's Constitutional Rights in Zimbabwe

    Women from across Zimbabwe have celebrated the launch of a strategic high-level women's coalition.

    Wednesday, April 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 022
  48. EUROPE: New Partnership Between EU and UN Women to Enhance Gender Equality Worldwide

    A new partnership between the EU and UN Women set up to strengthen cooperation between the two organizations on their

    Tuesday, April 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 996
  49. USA: Military Vows Upgrade in Probing Sex Assaults

    Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen.

    Tuesday, April 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 998

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