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  1. Monthly Action Points (MAP) for the Security Council: December 2012

    For December, in which Morocco has the Security Council presidency, the MAP provides recommendations on the situation

    Saturday, December 1, 2012
    Monthly Action Points87 483
  2. UNITED STATES: Black Women's Roundtable Unites a Diverse Group of Women Leaders and Organizations in Support of United Nations Ambassador Susan Rice

    A diverse group of women leaders and organizations have joined forces with the Black Women's Roundtable (BWR) to laun

    Wednesday, November 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 672
  3. EGYPT: Egypt Women Deserve Rights Now, Not Later

    On the first day of the Eid el-Fitr celebrations, Cairo's Nile River promenade's sidewalks were crowded, and packed w

    Monday, November 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 655
  4. ISRAEL/PALESTINE: Women Peace Activists Demand an End to Attacks in Gaza and Israel

    MADRE, an international women's human rights organization, condemns the growing violence that has killed at least 18

    Friday, November 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 649
  5. ISRAEL: Women Arrested at Western Wall While 'Praying for Peace in the South'

    Six women were arrested at the Western Wall on Thursday for wearing prayer shawls during services in a manner that ha

    Thursday, November 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 641
  6. GAZA: Escalation of Violence as Airstrikes Hit Gaza

    The violence between Israel and Palestine is increasing.

    Thursday, November 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 654
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. INTERNATIONAL: Global Director Yasmeen Hassan - Adultery Laws Unfairly Target Women (IPS)

    Inter Press Service News Agency -- "Adultery Laws Unfairly Target Women, U.N.

    Wednesday, October 24, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 613
  16. HAITI: Haiti Honors Maria Bello for her Women's Advocacy Following 2010 Earthquake

    Haiti's President Michel Martelly honored Maria Bello on Tuesday for her advocacy work on behalf of the Caribbean cou

    Tuesday, October 23, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 569
  17. EGYPT: What the Women Say, Egypt's Fitful Revolution

    With Mohammad Morsi's inauguration as President of Egypt in June 2012, many Egyptians hoped that the country's fitful

    Tuesday, October 16, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 734
  18. IRAN: Rights Activists Beaten, Raped in Iran: U.N.

    Human rights activists in Iran are subjected to beatings with batons, mock hangings, rape, sleep deprivation, and thr

    Thursday, October 11, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 521
  19. UNITED STATES: 'Elders' join UN, Hillary Clinton in Campaign to End Practice of Child Marriage

    A group of international leaders, known as The Elders, on Wednesday joined forces with the US secretary of state and

    Thursday, October 11, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 522
  20. MENA/ UNITED STATES: Women and the Arab Spring, Joint Hearing

    Senator BOXER [presiding]. The hearing will come to order.

    Tuesday, October 9, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 718
  21. UNITED STATES: Are Homeless Women Without Children in the U.S. Last to Get Sssistance?

    With a current population of 812,826 people, the west coast U.S.

    Monday, October 8, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 487
  22. PAKISTAN: Women Police, Their Role in Curbing Crime Discussed

    The event was organised by Individualland, a research-based consultancy and advocacy group, supported by the Royal No

    Monday, October 8, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 500
  23. INTERNATIONAL: 32 Americans Join Imran's Peace March

    Thirty-two American protestors, majority of them are women, joined Imran Khan's peace march against the drone attacks

    Sunday, October 7, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 472
  24. MIDDLE EAST: No Arab Spring Without the 'Flower' of Women's Rights

    Nearly two years after the start of Arab Spring uprisings, Arab women are facing the reality that toppling dictators

    Wednesday, October 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 525
  25. INTERNATIONAL: UN Takes New Step to Include Women in International Peace Talks

    Women often suffer the most in times of conflict, but they are rarely represented in peace negotiations.

    Tuesday, October 2, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 452
  26. LEBANON: Lebanon Launches Campaign to Protect Children From Sexual Abuse

    With the support of the European Union, Save the Children and its partner in Lebanon KAFA (Enough) Violence and Explo

    Sunday, September 23, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 412
  27. MIDDLE EAST: Revolution Far From Over For Women of Arab Spring

    Egyptians have finally spoken out regarding the attacks by Salafist Islamist preacher Abdullah Badr against female Eg

    Sunday, September 23, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 524
  28. COLUMBIA: International Peace Day and Ceasefires

    Today is International Peace Day.

    Friday, September 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 416
  29. INTERNATIONAL: U.N. Security Council Split Over Children and Armed Conflict

    China, Russia, Pakistan and Azerbaijan abstained from a U.N.

    Wednesday, September 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 409
  30. INTERNATIONAL: Seminar Gives the Key to Empowering Women in Politics

    In a unique gathering, celebrated women from all over the world shared ideas, experiences and challenges in seminars

    Tuesday, September 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 369
  31. KENYA: Coast Region Conflicts Threaten Achievement of 'Vision 2030'

    With the emergence of conflicts following the 2007 post election violence, it is unlikely that Kenya will attain the

    Tuesday, September 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 371
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  33. INTERNATIONAL: Engaging Boys and Young Men in the Prevention of Sexual Violence: A Systematic and Global Review of Evaluated Interventions

    The purpose of this review is “to investigate the effectiveness of interventions for preventing boys' and young

    Monday, September 17, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 696
  34. Implementing UN Security Council Resolution 1325: Putting the Responsibility to Protect into Practice

    Although the principle of the Responsibility to Protect has a number of supporters, there is still little agreement o

    Wednesday, September 12, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 688
  35. INTERNATIONAL: UN: Set Plan for Women, Children With Disabilities

    The challenges facing women and children with disabilities are the focus of the annual Conference of States Parties f

    Tuesday, September 11, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 363
  36. IRAN: Journalist and Women's Rights Activist Imprisoned for 'Insulting the President' and 'Spreading Propaganda'

    Amnesty calls for the immediate release of Zhila Bani-Yaghoub

    Wednesday, September 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 308
  37. UNITED STATES: US Visas Hit a Ceiling

    Monday, September 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 322
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  39. 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
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  41. LEBANON: Women Reignite Demands for Civil Rights in Lebanon

    At a news conference by the “My Nationality Is a Right for Me and My Family” campaign and the National Al

    Wednesday, July 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 232
  42. SYRIA: Rape, Assault are Weapons of War in Syria: Rights Group

    Government forces in Syria are targeting women for rape and assault as the conflict between President Bashar al-Assad

    Thursday, July 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 230
  43. NEPAL: Growing 'Entertainment' Industry Traps Nepali Girls

    Almost unnoticed, Nepal's burgeoning adult entertainment industry has been drawing young girls away from being traffi

    Sunday, July 8, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 221
  44. Security Council Open Debate on the Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict, June 2012

    On 25 June 2012, the Security Council held an Open Debate on the Protection of Civilians (PoC) in Armed Conflict.

    Monday, June 25, 2012
    Security Council Debate87 202
  45. SYRIA: All-Women Armed Battalion Forms in Homs

    A group of women claiming to be from the Syrian city of Homs announced this week the formation of the first exclusive

    Friday, June 22, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 165
  46. DRC: Security Council Deplores Recent Mutiny, Killing and Abuse of Civilians

    The Security Council today strongly condemned the recent mutiny by renegade soldiers in the Democratic Republic of th

    Friday, June 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 161
  47. USA: Probe US drone civilian casualties: United Nations

    UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay – who made the remarks at the end of a four-day visit to the

    Friday, June 8, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 119
  48. UNITED KINGDOM: UK to Deploy Rape Investigation Squad to War Zones

    The UK is setting up a special rapid deployment unit to collect evidence on mass rape used as a weapon during global

    Monday, May 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 059
  49. USA: Report Says Female Farmworkers Suffer Sex Abuse

    Female farmworkers across the United States are commonly sexually harassed and assaulted, in part because their immig

    Wednesday, May 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 047
  50. NGOWG Women, Peace and Security: May MAP

    Please click here to access the NGOWG on Women,

    Tuesday, May 15, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 594