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  1. AFRICA: China, Sudan Major Producers of Small Arms Circulating in Africa

    The Permanent Ambassador of Switzerland to the UN, Olivier Zehnder, said on Monday in New York, that newly produced a

    Tuesday, June 17, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 380
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  3. BURUNDI: Restoration of livelihoods and trauma healing in Burundi

    Working with others to make a difference

    Wednesday, November 6, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 138
  4. LIBERIA: Shocking Truth Revealed About Liberia's Former Child Soldiers: They Were Girls

    More than 38,000 children have taken part in Liberia's war as fighters, porters, and slaves throughout the country's

    Friday, August 2, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 036
  5. CÔTE D'IVOIRE: Adopting Resolution 2112 (2013), Security Council Extends Mandate Of Operation In Côte D'ivoire Until 30 June 2014, Focusing Resources In High-Risk Areas

    NEW YORK, July 31, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Reduction of Military Set for Next Year, Possible F

    Wednesday, July 31, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 025
  6. WILPF MENA Partners CSW 57 Statement

    Friday, March 8, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 787
  7. Peace without Security Violence against Women and Girls in Liberia

    Liberia's civil wars are often mistakenly perceived as marking the beginning of widespread violence against women and

    Friday, September 21, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 704
  8. 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
  9. DRC: Protectors or Sexual Predators

    "A dead rat is worth more than the body of a woman." Those were the words of one distraught young woman who

    Tuesday, January 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 663
  10. LIBYA: Hidden Deaths of Libyan Rape Survivors

    Wartime rape is a persistent and brutal aspect of conflict, whether during or in the aftermath of hostilities.

    Monday, January 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 643
  11. RWANDA: The Only Country in the World Where Dominated by Women

    Women have made significant advances in politics over the past few decades, with females having served as the head of

    Tuesday, January 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 629
  12. UGANDA: The War Might be Over, But Women in Northern Uganda Still Suffer Abuse

    November 25 is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.

    Wednesday, November 9, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 414
  13. AFRICA: Peacebuilders Fail Africa's Women Victims of War

    Thousands of women and girls who have been abducted by armed groups, enslaved and repeatedly raped during conflicts a

    Monday, October 31, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 381
  14. UGANDA: From Captive to Budding Entrepreneur With a Boost From UNHCR

    Whenever Marie*, just 16, looks at her lively toddler, Honoré*, she has the most intimate reminder of the 25-y

    Thursday, October 13, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 323
  15. AFRICA: Winning Peace After the War is Over

    It's small actions of compassion and dignity that can restore faith in humanity, even in times of war, human conflict

    Thursday, October 6, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 296
  16. Women, Gender and Gun Violence in the Middle East

    This report presents the main findings of an assessment conducted in Lebanon, Jordanand Occupied Palestinian Territor

    Saturday, October 1, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 573
  17. SUDAN: Workshop on Gender Issues Begins Today

    A workshop on post referendum gender issues commences today.

    Monday, September 26, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 231
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  19. DRC: Women Politicians

    Political parties in the Democratic Republic of Congo are struggling to recruit women into their ranks to run for par

    Friday, September 2, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 208
  20. LIBYA: Migrants in Libya Camp Claim Rape

    Migrant workers living in a squatter settlement outside Tripoli have claimed that nearly two dozen women in the camp

    Tuesday, August 30, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 172
  21. SUDAN: Analysis: Rethinking DDR in Post-Independence Sudan

    The increasing number of South Sudan's armed forces is costing more than 50 percent of government's expenditure by so

    Friday, July 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 085
  22. INTERNATIONAL: Limit Arms Exports to Reduce Violence Against Women

    The availability of small arms increases sexual violence against women.

    Thursday, July 7, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 086
  23. UGANDA: Bleak Future for Former Female Fighters

    Women and girls returning to northern Uganda from forced conscription into the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) struggle

    Tuesday, March 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 347
  24. DRC: FDLR Surrender

    Lieutenant-Colonel Samuel Bisengimana, a senior commander with the Democratic Liberation Forces of Rwanda (FDLR), tur

    Thursday, February 17, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 255
  25. COTE D'IVOIRE: Help for Côte d'Ivoire's Displaced Families in the Midst of a National Crisis

    Nearly all of these internally displaced persons, or IDPs, fled their homes during violent clashes that erupted earli

    Wednesday, January 19, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 065
  26. Reconstructing Gender Identity for Child Combatants in Post-Conflict African Societies

    Disarmament, Demobilization, and Reintegration (DDR) programming has become a popular tool for returning child combat

    Monday, January 3, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 117
  27. ZIMBABWE: Structures of Violence: Defining the Intersections of Militarism and Violence Against Women

    The Crisis in Zimbabwe Coalition joins the world in commemorating the 16 days of activism against gender based violen

    Monday, December 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 840
  28. Completing the Demobilisation, Disarmament and Reintegration Process of Armed Groups in the Democratic Republic of Congo and the Link to Security Sector Reform of FARDC.

    In January 2009, the Congolese government announced that the second phase of its demobilisation, disarmament and rein

    Tuesday, November 30, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 074
  29. SUDAN: Referendum Outcome Will Not Affect Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration Program in South Sudan: VP Machar

    November 17, 2010 (JUBA) - Implementation of the disarmament, demobilization and reintegration (DDR) program in Sudan

    Thursday, November 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 599
  30. SOMALIA: Helping Galkayo IDPs to Help Themselves

    NAIROBI, 7 September 2010 (IRIN) - Authorities in Galkayo, in Somalia's self-declared autonomous region of Puntland,

    Tuesday, September 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 044
  31. LIBERIA: Liberia's Women Killers

    "Black Diamond" and her comrades may look like any bunch of street-wise girls with attitude but they have t

    Thursday, August 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 937
  32. Community-Based Reintegration of War-Affected Young Mothers: Participatory Action Research (PAR) in Liberia, Sierra Leone & Northern Uganda

    During the past decade, the international community has come to recognize that girls participate in armed groups and

    Thursday, July 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 707
  33. LIBERIA: 'I Will not Allow AFL Widows Impede Freedom of Others'

    The Minister of Justice, Cllr. Christiana P.

    Monday, May 24, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 907
  34. Women, Peace and Security: Examining the Impact of Resolution 1325 on UN Disarmament and Demobilization Programs

    Since the end of the Cold War, changes in modern warfare, including the increased targeting of civilians and the esca

    Wednesday, March 31, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 784
  35. DRC: Congolese Women Celebrate "Peace and Equal Opportunities in Congo 50 years after independence"

    The first "Peace and Equal Opportunities in Congo after 50 years of independence" fair opened on 18th March

    Monday, March 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 795
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  37. No Standing, Few Prospects: How Peace is Failing in South Sudanese Female Combatants and WAAFG

    A joint publication from the Geneva Call and the Small Arms Survey, documents the range of contributions that women m

    Monday, September 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 218
  38. The Impact of Small Arms on Women in Central Africa

    Thank you Mr. President,

    Thursday, July 17, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 249
  39. Guns and Roses: Gender and Armed Violence in Africa

    This paper will focus specifically on the nature and extent of armed violence, including sexual violence, against w
    Monday, October 1, 2007
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 371
  40. Red shoes : Experiences of Girl-Combatants in Liberia

    Describes the experiences of female ex-combatants in Liberia and discusses the motives of Liberian girls for taking u

    Sunday, January 1, 2006
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 308
  41. A Window of Opportunity in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: Incorporating a Gender Perspective in the Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration Process

    As the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) balances in limbo between ongoing conflict and peace, the disarmament,

    Saturday, September 17, 2005
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 910
  42. Where Are the Girls?: Girls in Fighting Forces in Northern Uganda, Sierra Leone and Mozambique: Their Lives During and After War

    By contributing to what is currently known about girls' distinct experience in fighting forces, the presentation of f

    Sunday, March 14, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 334
  43. From Combat to Community: Women and Girls of Sierra Leone

    Sierra Leone ended its national disarmament, demobilization, and reintegration (DDR) program in December 2003.

    Thursday, January 1, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 181
  44. Angola: Women's Access to Demobilization and Reintegration Program Funding Essential

    Refugees International met Teresa at a therapeutic feeding center in Huambo province.

    Friday, March 7, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 675
  45. Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration and Gender-based Violence in Sierra Leone [Excerpts from Precious Resources: Adolescents in the Reconstruction of Sierra Leone]

    Excerpts from "Precious resources: adolescents in the reconstruction of Sierra Leone.

    Sunday, September 1, 2002
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 186
  46. War Prevention Works

    This book, written by Dylan Matthews, aims to raise awareness among government policy-makers, the media, potential fu

    Monday, January 1, 2001
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 736
  47. Women’s Power to Stop War Webinar Episode 2: Disarmament in Africa, A Feminist Perspective

    The third episode of WILPF’s Women's Power to Stop War Series tackles the topic of Disarmament in Africa from a Gende

    Thursday, February 20, 2014 - 17:00
    WILPF Initiatives and Events48 393
  48. African Centre for Women

    Civil Society Organisations67 150
  49. Angola Monitor

    Civil Society Organisations67 310
  50. Oxfam's Shooting Poverty Premiere

    Oxfam's award-winning filmmakers from their "Shooting Poverty" project will be in NYC for one week to scree

    Thursday, September 30, 2010 - 20:00
    Pre 2015 Events Archive71 840

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