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  1. INTERNATIONAL: Turkish Women Protest War

    Even as the armed insurgency rages on in Syria, miles away in Taksim Square, Istanbul, one women's group is making it

    Saturday, September 1, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 284
  2. OCEANIA: Forum Takes Major Step for Empowering Women in Pacific

    Long-term funding by the Australian government has been underpinned by a clear commitment from the heads of Pacific s

    Saturday, September 1, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 347
  3. From the ground up INTERNATIONAL: Women's Roles in Local Peacebuilding in Afghanistan, Liberia, Nepal, Pakistan and Sierra Leone

    "This important report showcases the voices and work of a large but forgotten group of women - those working loc

    Saturday, September 1, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 789
  4. Monthly Action Points (MAP) for the Security Council: September 2012

    For September, in which Germany has the Security Council presidency, the MAP provides recommendations on the situatio

    Saturday, September 1, 2012
    Monthly Action Points91 991
  5. WEST AFRICA: Nigeria FG to Implement UN Resolution on Women

    The Federal Government will soon develop a roadmap for the full implementation of the United Nations Security Council

    Friday, August 31, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 287
  6. AFRICA: African Civil Society Demands to Play Key Role in Keeping Violence at Bay

    With peace agreements ending wars across Africa, local communities are embarking on rebuilding and revival.

    Friday, August 31, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 294
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  8. INTERNATIONAL: AFRICOM's Women, Peace and Security Conference Ends

    United States Africa Command's Women, Peace and Security - Lessons Learned in Peacekeeping conference concluded Augus

    Thursday, August 30, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 285
  9. ISRAEL: Women Living in Israel List Sexual Violence as Bigger Security Threat than Bombings

    Women in Israel have very different views on what the basic threats against their security are, depending on factors

    Thursday, August 30, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 301
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  11. KASHMIR: Resilience Amidst Conflict: Women of Kashmir

    In armed conflict, the experiences of women are varied.

    Wednesday, August 29, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 289
  12. TOGO: A Nation's Sex Strike for Democracy

    In a time of global political combustion, with calls for democracy sparking mass demonstrations, self-immolations and

    Wednesday, August 29, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 291
  13. UNITED STATES: Is the U.S. Better on Gender-Based Violence Abroad than at Home?

    As they gather in Tampa for their 2012 Convention, Republican politicians and party operatives continue to be plagued

    Wednesday, August 29, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 293
  14. KASHMIR: Resilience Amidst Conflict: Women Of Kashmir

    As Victims Of The Conflict

    Wednesday, August 29, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 318
  15. INTERNATIONAL: NATO Names Norwegian Diplomat as Special Representative for Women, Peace and Security

    NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen has appointed Norwegian diplomat Mari Skåre as his Special Represe

    Tuesday, August 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 288
  16. COLOMBIA: Conviction for Conflict-Related Rape and Murders 'A Rare Victory'.

    A civilian court's conviction of a Colombian junior army officer for the murder and rape of a girl is a rare victory

    Tuesday, August 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 296
  17. ETHIOPIA: Army Commits Torture, Rape

    The Ethiopian military responded to an April 2012 attack on a large commercial farm in Gambella region with arbitrary

    Tuesday, August 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 299
  18. AFGHANISTAN: Afghanistan Woman Parliamentarian Shares Dreams for New Nation

    “This is what I live for…,” Koofi writes.

    Tuesday, August 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 506
  19. UNITED STATES: Are Human Rights Becoming a Tool of US

    Some nonpartisan commentators finally recognize that current US foreign policy continues to escalate militarily as th

    Monday, August 27, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 331
  20. OCEANIA: Pacific Parliamentarians UNiTE to End Violence Against Women

    The Pacific region has one of the highest documented rates of violence against women in the world, with as many as 69

    Monday, August 27, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 334
  21. PALESTINE: In Peace, Palestinian Women Under Attack

    Occupied West Bank, Aug 16 2012 (IPS) - After the brutal murder of a Palestinian woman in late July in a busy Bethleh

    Sunday, August 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 303
  22. SYRIA: Action Needed to Protect Syrian Women and Girls

    Findings of the Assessment of Gender-based Violence in Syria include violence against women and girls, rape, kidnappi

    Sunday, August 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 342
  23. SOMALIA: Marginalizing Women in Somali Politics

    Somalia has recently selected its parliament on Somali soil for the first time since the civil war of the late 1980s.

    Friday, August 24, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 282
  24. NEPAL: Implementing Locally – Inspiring Globally: 1325 Localization in Nepal

    GNWP is back in Nepal for part two of its Localization and United Nations Security Council Resolutions 1325 and 1820

    Friday, August 24, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 292
  25. KENYA: Law Gives Women Powers to Contest Elections

    Kenyan's new constitution is not only a historic landmark for Kenya, but a milestone in the East African women's righ

    Friday, August 24, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 295
  26. IRAN: Iran Attacking Women, Attempt to Weaken Feminist Movement: Ebadi

    Nobel Peace Laureate Shirin Ebadi issued a letter to the United Nations Women Executive Director, Michelle Bachelet,

    Thursday, August 23, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 307
  27. INTERNATIONAL: ICC Prosecutor Appoints New Special Gender Adviser

    The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) Fatou Bensouda announced on Tuesday that she has picked a ve

    Wednesday, August 22, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 281
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  29. NICARAGUA: Pregnant Nicaraguan Girls Forced to Become Mothers

    Carla lost everything when she got pregnant at the age of 13: her first year of secondary school, her family, her boy

    Wednesday, August 22, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 329
  30. GEORGIA: Women's Peace Initiative in Gori

    In the beginning of August, a memorial evening was held in Gori, a city in eastern Georgia, to commemorate the annive

    Tuesday, August 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 310
  31. INTERNATIONAL: Photographing Violence Against Women, Even in Norway

    There is a reason that we rarely see photo essays of serious social problems from Norway.

    Monday, August 20, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 276
  32. SRI LANKA: Women in Politics

    She pointed out that although many women should like to take part in representative politics, the prevailing politica

    Saturday, August 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 315
  33. FIJI: Enabling Spaces for Women to Define Their Peace and Security in Fiji

    Representing a collective membership of 324 diverse rural women they have documented and shared a series of prioritie

    Friday, August 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 337
  34. USA: State Department Promotes Women as Global Peacemakers

    Better integrating women into global efforts to end conflict and promote peace is a critical objective of U.S.

    Thursday, August 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 271
  35. INTERNATIONAL: 'War isn't entertainment' say Nobel Peace Prize Laureates to NBC TV producers

    Sending a strong message in support of ‘peace among nations,' ten Nobel Peace Prize Laureates have spoken out a

    Thursday, August 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 351
  36. USA: New U.S. Strategy to End Gender-Based Violence Globally

    In 2008, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon launched the UNiTE to End Violence against Women campaign, a mu

    Wednesday, August 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 273
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  38. INTERNATIONAL: Ban: Leadership of Young Women Crucial to Advance Development Worldwide

    “The lack of women's representation – of women's empowerment – affects individual women's rights &n

    Monday, August 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 325
  39. BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA: Young Women Find Voices-and Inner Leadership-in Bosnia and Herzegovina

    Conversations have taken a livelier turn at dinner tables across Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), according to one young

    Sunday, August 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 272
  40. USA: Progress Toward a World Without Violence Against Women and Girls

    Eqlima is a young girl from Afghanistan. She lived with an abusive father and stepmother who often beat her.

    Friday, August 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 270
  41. LEBANON: Lebanese Advocates ABAAD Partner with Men for Gender Equality

    A new Lebanon based human rights and equality initiative is now partnering with men to reach the goal as advocates fo

    Friday, August 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 306
  42. For Women, There Are No 'Just Wars'

    No one wants to go to war.

    Friday, August 10, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 679
  43. Next Steps for the Arms Trade Treaty: A Post-Conference Summary

    On 27 July 2012, the negotiating conference for the Arms Trade Treaty drew to a close without consensus on adopting a

    Friday, August 10, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 680
  44. Challenging Militarism - WILPF 16 Days 2012 Flyer

    Friday, August 10, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 681
  45. OCCUPIED PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES: Palestinian Women Recent Cases of Domestic Violence

    Four recent cases of women slain allegedly at the hand of either a husband or father have prompted women and human ri

    Thursday, August 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 267
  46. RWANDA: Sex Corruption Grows as Barrier to Employment for Women in Rwanda

    A new study revealed that sex corruption is a growing trend in the job market here.

    Thursday, August 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 268
  47. INTERNATIONAL: As Gender Data Analysis Sharpens More Global Women Can Be Empowered

    Women make enormous contributions to their families and their communities, and there is compelling evidence that wome

    Wednesday, August 8, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 277
  48. Critically Examining UNSCR 1325 on Women, Peace and Security

    Critically Examining UNSCR 1325 on Women, Peace and Security

    Wednesday, August 8, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 677
  49. Monthy Action Points (MAP) on Women, Peace and Security, NGOWG, August 2012

    The NGOWG on Women, Peace and Security has released its Monthly Action Points on women, peace and security for August

    Wednesday, August 8, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 678
  50. International to Local

    Highly militarized societies where weapons and guns are p

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    Tuesday, August 7, 2012
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