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  1. Security Council Open Debate on The Middle East: April 2013

    Overview

    Wednesday, April 24, 2013
    Security Council Debate87 214
  2. INDIA: Indian Police Arrest Second Suspect in Rape of 5-year-old

    Indian police have arrested a second man in connection with the rape of a 5-year-old girl in New Delhi, a police spok

    Tuesday, April 23, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 938
  3. Gender & Arms, Sexual Violence Debate & latest resources- PeaceWomen Enews April 2013 -

    If you have any difficulty reading this newsletter in HTML, please

    Friday, April 19, 2013
    ENews91 133
  4. Security Council Open Debate on Sexual Violence in Conflict, April 2013

    On April 17th, the UN Security Council held a day-long debate on Sexual Violence in Conflict under the Women, Peace a

    Wednesday, April 17, 2013
    Security Council Debate87 213
  5. PAKISTAN: Rights Commission Documents More Than 900 Honor Killings In Pakistan

    In its annual report, the HRCP said 913 girls and women, including 99 minors, were killed in 2012.

    Sunday, April 14, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 932
  6. INTERNATIONAL: G8 Reaches "Historic" Agreement to End Rape as Weapon of War

    The world's eight richest nations have reached a historic agreement to work together to end sexual violence in confli

    Friday, April 12, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 931
  7. KYRGYZSTAN: Kyrgyzstan Officials Taking Cultural Right Turn

    Authorities at Kyrgyzstan's Ministry of Culture want to ban a play that discusses domestic abuse and sexual violence

    Friday, April 12, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 935
  8. BURMA: Amid Praise, End to Sexual Violence: G8

    The G8 Foreign Ministers noted that since President Thein Sein took office, Myanmar has made great steps towards demo

    Friday, April 12, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 936
  9. Women, Peace and Security: Sexual Violence in Conflict and Sanctions

    Security Council Report's third Cross-Cutting Report onWomen, Peace and Security analyses statis- tical information o

    Friday, April 12, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 801
  10. CSW57: PeaceWomen Final Report and Summary of Events

    The 57th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) took place at United Nations Headquarters in New York

    Friday, April 12, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 802
  11. BURMA: Rohingya Rapes Caused Myanmar Refugee Fight-Indonesia Police

    The rape and sexual harassment of three stateless Rohingya Muslim women caused last week's deadly brawl between Burme

    Wednesday, April 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 933
  12. EL SALVADOR: Impunity, Machismo Fuel Femicides in El Salvador

    Several brutal, high-profile murders of women in the last few weeks in El Salvador are just the latest reminder that

    Wednesday, April 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 934
  13. In Tajikistan, Rural Women Gain Business Skills and Independence Through Self-Help Groups

    “I earn money and it makes me happy,” says Anjira Ashurova, a 46-year-old woman who lives in the small vi

    Wednesday, April 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 937
  14. MALI: Resolution 1325 and the Need to Empower Malian Women

    Since the beginning of January 2012, an insurgent group has been fighting with the Mali government for the independen

    Tuesday, April 9, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 924
  15. PAKISTAN: Daring Woman Enters the Contest

    “My sole motive is to serve my people, especially women who have had no role in politics so far.

    Tuesday, April 9, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 927
  16. ISRAEL: Compromise Is Proposed on Western Wall Praying

    Natan Sharansky, the chairman of the Jewish Agency, outlined new ideas on Tuesday for making the Western Wall a place

    Tuesday, April 9, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 930
  17. SOLOMON ISLANDS: Water Shortage Hits Pacific Women

    The Solomon Islands, a developing island nation in the south-west Pacific Islands, has one of the highest urbanisatio

    Monday, April 8, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 895
  18. SYRIA: Syrian Women Who Fled to Jordan Tell of Horrific Rapes Back Home

    The cell was small with iron bars across the door. Three women, all naked, were chained to each corner.

    Monday, April 8, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 921
  19. ISRAEL: Lapid Appoints First Woman Director-General of Finance Ministry

    Finance Minister Yair Lapid on Friday appointed Yael Andorn to be the next Finance Ministry director-general.

    Monday, April 8, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 922
  20. EGYPT: Egyptian Women Reject Blame for Upsurge in Sexual Harassment

    In Egypt, women's rights groups are pushing back against some Islamists' attempts to blame women for an upsurge in se

    Monday, April 8, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 926
  21. AFGHANISTAN: UN Seriously Concerned at Deaths of Afghan Children and Woman in Recent Clash

    The United Nations today voiced “serious concern” over the deaths of at least 10 Afghan children and a wo

    Monday, April 8, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 929
  22. INDIA: Women Hit Back at India's Rape Culture

    The male tormentor of the young women of the Madiyav slum did not spot the danger until it was too late.

    Saturday, April 6, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 919
  23. INDIA: Three Indian Brothers Feted By the US for Empowering Indian Women

    Three Indian brothers, Ravi, Rishi, and Nishi Kant have received the prestigious Vital Voices Global leadership award

    Friday, April 5, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 911
  24. KENYA: Uhuru to Appoint 8 Women in Cabinet

    PRESIDENT-elect Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy William Ruto want to have at least one woman from each of Kenya's eight

    Friday, April 5, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 913
  25. SOMALIA: Somalia and U.N. to Tackle Rampant Rape in Mogadishu Camps

    The Somali government plans to move displaced people to more secure camps in the capital Mogadishu and set up militar

    Friday, April 5, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 920
  26. PAKISTAN: Women Take the Stage Against Taliban

    The Taliban may have placed a ban on theatre, but women in Pakistan's northern provinces won't allow the threat of th

    Friday, April 5, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 925
  27. REPORT: Kinshasa Call to Action - Women Speak, Women Act for Peace!

    Kinshasa Call to Action outcome document calls for immediate action to address the root causes of the conflict and to

    Friday, April 5, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 829
  28. AFGHANISTAN: Women Professionals Form Body for Political Representation

    Women lawmakers, civil society members, media professionals, and government staff have formed a movement to back

    Thursday, April 4, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 903
  29. AFGHANISTAN: Fatal Afghan Shooting Highlights Risks For Female Health Workers

    Anisa, a volunteer Afghan health worker, had just left her home and was on her way to work when two armed men on moto

    Thursday, April 4, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 907
  30. SOMALIA: UN - Somalia Needs Stronger Judiciary to Fight Sexual Violence

    Somalia's new government has to build a stronger and more transparent judicial system in order to prosecute perpetrat

    Thursday, April 4, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 909
  31. SYRIA/TUNISIA: Tunisian Girls 'Head to Syria to Offer Themselves to Islamic Fighters as Part of Sexual Jihad'

    At least 13 Tunisian girls reportedly travelled to rebel-held Northern Syria to offer themselves as sex workers to op

    Thursday, April 4, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 912
  32. SYRIA: Syrian-American Activist Rania Kisar Braves War to Help Syrians, and Begs for Help from Home

    The first thing Syrian-American activist Rania Kisar does when she crosses the border into Syria, is go shopping.

    Thursday, April 4, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 914
  33. ISRAEL: Tensions Flare Over Women's Prayers at Sacred Western Wall

    The ultra-Orthodox rabbi in charge of the sacred Western Wall assured a government emissary on Thursday (April 4) tha

    Thursday, April 4, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 915
  34. SYRIA: Islamic Cleric Issues Fatwa Permitting Rape of Syrian Women

    Another Islamic cleric has gone public to announce a fatwa that permits US-backed FSA rebels to rape non-Sunni women

    Wednesday, April 3, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 916
  35. SYRIA: Rape and Exploitation: Fears of Syria's Women Refugees

    Thousands of Syrians fled to Jordan's Zataari refugee camp to escape violence at home.

    Tuesday, April 2, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 887
  36. ARMS TRADE TREATY: UN Passes Historic Arms Trade Treaty By Huge Majority

    The UN General Assembly has adopted a historic treaty to control the trade in conventional arms, voting it through by

    Tuesday, April 2, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 889
  37. ARMS TRADE TREATY: U.N. Treaty Aims to Limit Arms Exports to Rights Abusers

    The United Nations General Assembly voted overwhelmingly on Tuesday to approve the first-ever treaty to regulate the

    Tuesday, April 2, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 890
  38. PALESTINE: Hamas Orders Gender Segregation at Schools

    Gaza's Hamas-controlled parliament has passed a law requiring separate classes for boys and girls in public and priva

    Tuesday, April 2, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 894
  39. DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO: Congo Promises Action on Mass Rapes in Eastern Town -U.N.

    The Democratic Republic of Congo has promised to bring a group of suspected mass rapists to justice after the United

    Tuesday, April 2, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 898
  40. AFGHANISTAN: UN Women in Afghanistan Strongly Condemns "Honour Killings" of Women and Girls

    Recently several cases of “Honour Killings” in Afghanistan have been reported by the media and the Afghan

    Tuesday, April 2, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 899
  41. GUATEMALA: Faces Covered, Rape Victims Testify at Trial of Guatemala's Former Military Strongman

    Indigenous women were systematically gang-raped by Guatemala soldiers and members of paramilitary groups during the c

    Tuesday, April 2, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 901
  42. MENA REGION: Women Unionists of the Arab Spring Battle Two Foes: Sexism and Neoliberalism

    This year's World Social Forum, a transnational gathering of social activists, took place in Tunis, a city bubbling w

    Tuesday, April 2, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 917
  43. Monthly Action Points (MAP) on Women, Peace and Security for the UN Security Council: April

    The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released

    Tuesday, April 2, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 797
  44. RESOURCE: Hostages of the Gatekeepers

    The new government of Somalia plans to relocate tens of thousands of internally displaced people (IDPs) within Mogadi

    Tuesday, April 2, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 798
  45. The Integration of Gender and Human Rights into the Post-2015 Development Framework

    This report is based on the discussion that took place at the “Post-2015 Expert Group Meeting” held at th

    Tuesday, April 2, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 799
  46. INDIA: Spate of Sex Attacks Scares Tourists, Especially Women, Away from India, Study Says

    The rape and murder of a young woman in New Delhi in December followed by two attacks on foreign female travelers has

    Monday, April 1, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 886
  47. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Who Agreed to Trade His Daughter to End a Debt Says It Was Paid

    After the publication of an article in The New York Times on Monday about an Afghan man who had agreed to give his 6-

    Monday, April 1, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 893

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