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  1. 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
  2. PAKISTAN: Violence Against Women High in Peshawar

    Other districts are Lahore, Okara, Sargodha, Faisalabad, Rawalpindi, Sialkot, Gujrat, DG Khan, Pakpattan, Muzaffargar

    Tuesday, October 23, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 563
  3. PAKISTAN: Culture of Impunity Blamed for Violence Against Women

    The report adds that the FIRs of around 59 per cent of the cases in the province were not registered.

    Monday, October 22, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 549
  4. PAKISTAN: Violence against women: 'Sexual violence increasing in K-P'

    Activists said the provincial government should appoint an ombudsperson to redress women's complaints against harassm

    Friday, October 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 542
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  6. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Clerics Denounce Violence Against Women

    Afghan women's safety activists say a new partnership with religious leaders can help stop Taliban attacks on girls a

    Friday, October 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 544
  7. GUATEMALA: Sexual Slavery Wounds Persist in Guatemala

    Fifteen brave Guatemalan women from the indigenous q'eqchí people testified before the High Risk Court in Guat

    Friday, October 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 546
  8. AFGHANISTAN: Sisters in Arms: Young Afghan Activist Continues Malala's Fight

    The news that the Taliban gunned down a schoolgirl last week shocked the world, but not a young woman named Noorjahan

    Thursday, October 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 537
  9. DRC: 5 000 rapes as unrest engulfs eastern DRC

    At least 5 000 women have been raped this year in the Democratic Republic of Congo's eastern province of North Kivu a

    Thursday, October 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 538
  10. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Woman's Beheading Latest In Alarming Trend

    In the latest incident, an 18-year-old identified only as Najibullah was arrested on October 13 in connection with th

    Thursday, October 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 540
  11. INTERNATIONAL: Eradicating Sexual Violence in Conflict Not 'a Mission Impossible' – UN Senior Official

    “As daunting as the road ahead is, I do not think eradicating sexual violence in conflict is a mission impossib

    Thursday, October 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 545
  12. COLOMBIA: Impunity Persists in Sexual Violence Against Women

    Despite laws, resolutions, decrees, protocols, and directives against gender-based violence, women victims of sexual

    Thursday, October 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 557
  13. NEPAL: Women Empowerment Nepal's top Development Agenda

    “Following the political change of 2006, concrete steps have been taken to empower women and increase the propo

    Thursday, October 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 564
  14. AFGHANISTAN: Crimes Against Women in Greater Numbers Than Reported: AG

    Mohammad Ishaq Aloko told TOLOnews that because most women in the remote areas of the country do not have access to o

    Thursday, October 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 576
  15. BANGLADESH: Violence Against Women Persists in Bangladesh

    Police statistics and assessments by non-government organisations (NGOs) working to establish women's rights show tha

    Wednesday, October 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 530
  16. MEXICO: Drug War: Mexican Citizens Fed up With the Bloodshed

    Margarita Lopez begins to speak about the horrible events that marked the end of her daughter's life in a low, even t

    Wednesday, October 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 568
  17. SOMALIA: Burqa Refusal Led to Death Threats

    A 22-year-old Somali woman who says she was forced to flee her home country after being threatened by the al-Shabaab

    Tuesday, October 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 517
  18. SYRIA: U.N. Turns the Spotlight on Syria, Sexual Violence

    In addition to the 123 heads of state who will meet for the Sept. 25-Oct. 1 annual gathering of U.N.

    Tuesday, October 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 526
  19. INTERNATIONAL: A Closer Look at Conflict-Related Sexual Violence

    The first part of the report focuses on ‘'the impact of wartime sexual violence on adults, as well as children,

    Saturday, October 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 511
  20. KENYA: Girls Ask Court to Force Police to Prosecute Rape Cases

    Hundreds of Kenyan girls, including some as young as three years old, filed a petition in the High Court on Thursday

    Friday, October 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 509
  21. PAKISTAN: Drive Planned to Curb Violence Against Women

    While presiding over a meeting of civil society organisations' representatives on Thursday, NCWS Chairperson Anis Har

    Friday, October 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 531
  22. CAMBODIA: Sexual Violence Recounted During KR Regime

    Sok Samith told of her Vietnamese friend impregnated by rape, forced to work in shackles and then sent to prison wher

    Thursday, October 11, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 507
  23. MALI: Women Primary Victims of Violence in Northern Mali, Says UN Rights Official

    Concluding a four-day visit to Mali, a top United Nations human rights official today cited ongoing abuses in the nor

    Wednesday, October 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 490
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  25. PAKISTAN: Violence Behind High Suicide Ratio in Chitral Women

    Legal Awareness Programme for Human Rights (LAPH) organised the workshop to sensitise journalists to the issue and wa

    Tuesday, October 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 476
  26. INTERNATIONAL:Taking International Action to Prevent Sexual and Gender-Based Violence

    Saferworld welcomes the UK Government's decision to increase its efforts to prevent sexual violence in armed conflict

    Tuesday, October 9, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 711
  27. COLOMBIA: Hidden From Justice Impunity for Conflict Related Sexual Violence, A Follow Up Report (English & Spanish)

    Women in Colombia, as elsewhere, face many forms of physical and psychological genderbased violence in many contexts

    Tuesday, October 9, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 720
  28. INTERNATIONAL: New Film Debut Shows Secret Tragedy of 'Honour' Based Violence

    The Honour Based Violence Awareness Network says today the UNFPA – United Nations Population Fund statistics es

    Monday, October 8, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 469
  29. IRAQ: Salbi Discusses Iraqi Women's Rights

    Zainab Salbi, the founder of the nonprofit humanitarian organization Women for Women International and author of &ldq

    Friday, October 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 471
  30. BOSNIA: Documentary Finds Little Rape Justice in Bosnia

    Time has passed, but justice has not moved forward.

    Thursday, October 4, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 516
  31. SRI LANKA : Every 90 Seconds a Woman Subjected to Sexual Violence

    At least 450 thousand women farmers earn less than 2 euros a day and almost 200 thousand migrant workers suffer abuse

    Thursday, October 4, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 692
  32. SOUTH SUDAN: Army and Police Forces Shooting and Raping Civilians in Jonglei

    South Sudan should take immediate action to end human rights violations including torture, shootings and sexual viole

    Wednesday, October 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 439
  33. NICARAGUA: Nicaraguan Rights Groups Call Sexual Abuse an 'Epidemic'

    Last month saw two major stories involving sexual abuse in the headlines of Nicaraguan newspapers.

    Wednesday, October 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 468
  34. CAMBODIA: Cambodia Acid Attack Law Raises Hopes, Concerns

    The attack, in September 2011, left the 50-year-old mother of three with no right eye, 50 percent vision in the left

    Wednesday, October 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 508
  35. PAKISTAN: Violence in the Home

    A police officer in Karachi beats up his wife at the slightest provocation.

    Wednesday, October 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 539
  36. LIBERIA: Women's Call to End SGBV Persists, Want Perpetrators

    Liberian women have re-echoed their call for robust steps to be taken by the government, especially the judiciary, to

    Tuesday, October 2, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 434
  37. INTERNATIONAL: Q&A: UN Urges Men to Join Call to Action to End Violence Against Women

    Ivet González interviews ANA GÜEZMES, regional director of UN-Women

    Tuesday, October 2, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 453
  38. COLOMBIA: Latin America and Caribbean Views - Colombia's Missed Opportunity to Include Women in Peace Talks

    A decade after the last attempt to end Latin America's longest-running insurgency failed, the Colombian government an

    Tuesday, October 2, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 454
  39. TUNISIA: Tunisian schizophrenia over women

    Tunisia has long been known for its advanced stand regarding women's rights, thanks to the Personal Status Code, a se

    Monday, October 1, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 433
  40. INTERNATIONAL: Yes We Can! (End Rape in War)

    Last Tuesday in New York, UK Foreign Secretary William Hague announced that the UK government will give £1M for

    Monday, October 1, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 461