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  1. SOUTH ASIA: Women in South Asia to Strengthen Efforts for Peace, Security and Disarmament

    The United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) is the principal global policy-making body dedicated exclu

    Thursday, April 3, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 295
  2. INDIA: India's Women-Friendly Gun Renews Debate Over Self-Defense Against Rape

    In India, a new female-friendly handgun has sparked renewed scrutiny over how women can protect themselves from sexua

    Tuesday, January 21, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 212
  3. AFGHANISTAN: Afghanistan Picks Woman for Senior Police Role

    Afghanistan has its first female police chief after appointing an officer with 25 years experience to head a district

    Wednesday, January 15, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 193
  4. SRI LANKA: The Women Clearing Sri Lanka's Mines

    Many were randomly scattered by Tamil Tiger rebels in the final months before their defeat.

    Wednesday, October 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 535
  5. SRI LANKA: Battles Ahead for Women

    More policies and programmes must address the needs of female-headed households in Sri Lanka's former conflict zone,

    Thursday, September 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 192
  6. NEPAL: Reintegration Challenges for Displaced Women, Girls

    Nepal's efforts to help conflict-affected women and girls gain a stronger footing in society may not be enough for th

    Tuesday, August 30, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 170
  7. SRI LANKA: All Former Female LTTE Combatants in Sri Lanka Released Now

    The Sri Lankan government has released all the former female combatants of the defeated terror organization, Liberati

    Saturday, June 4, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 876
  8. SRI LANKA: Casualties of War: Helping Sri Lanka's Female Soldiers

    Right through our one hour interview, she kept twitching her fingers nervously.

    Sunday, April 24, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 641
  9. WILPF & WOREC Recommendations to the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women

    Recommendations:

    Friday, April 1, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 436
  10. SRI LANKA: War Ends, Women Struggle On

    In the regions newly liberated from conflict, the struggle still continues for women.

    Monday, March 14, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 406
  11. PAKISTAN: Militancy Takes on a Female Face

    On December 25, a female suicide bomber, not more than 18 years of age, blew herself up killing at least 47 people an

    Monday, January 17, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 054
  12. NEPAL: Donors Ready to Continue Support to the Peace Building Process

    Nepal´s development partners have expressed readiness to continue their support to the peace building process i

    Wednesday, January 12, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 994
  13. NEPAL: Two Action Plans on the Cards

    The government is formulating two action plans with an objective to address the woes of those women and children who

    Saturday, December 4, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 731
  14. SRI LANKA: Women Clear Sri Lanka's Landmine Legacy

    Valmathi Jegadas is a different sort of mine clearer to the testosterone-fuelled explosives specialists portrayed in

    Tuesday, October 5, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 277
  15. SRI LANKA: LLRC, a Hoax – Vanni War Victims

    Only fifteen of nearly four hundred persons, most of them women, were allowed to witness before Sri Lanka's Lessons L

    Tuesday, September 21, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 175
  16. NEPAL: Reintegration Challenges for Maoist Female Ex-combatants

    Former female Maoist combatants in Nepal are facing a new fight - reintegrating into their communities and returning

    Wednesday, April 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 970
  17. NEPAL: Ex-Maoist Guerrillas Released in Nepal

    Scores of former Maoist combatants, including women, were released from UN supervised camps today in Nepal's Chitwan

    Sunday, January 17, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 544
  18. NEPAL: Women Fighters in Nepal

    In some ways, the problem is pure maths.

    Saturday, September 26, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 551
  19. PAKISTAN: Female IDPs Struggle in Unfamiliar Settings

    Attracted by loud bickering, a small group of people surround a rickshaw near a market in Islamabad.

    Monday, May 18, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 039
  20. Women, Peace and Security in Afghanistan, Implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 Six Years On: Post-Bonn Gains And Gaps

    It has been six years since the United Nations (UN) Security Council unanimouslyadopted Resolution 1325 and five year

    Friday, August 31, 2007
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 816
  21. 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
  22. Call to End Violence

    Dear All,

    Saturday, December 31, 2005 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 118
  23. Ceasefire Agreement Vigil

    A civil society vigil was held in honor of the 100 days of the ceasefire agreement.

    Saturday, May 31, 2008 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 137
  24. War Will Never Win Peace - Say Yes To Ceasefire To Win Peace

    25,000 posters carrying the phrase: "WAR WILL NEVER WIN PEACE - SAY YES TO CEASEFIRE TO WIN PEACE" were pri

    Friday, December 31, 1999 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 138
  25. CONFERENCE: 2-day Conf in Mumbai on Gender Concerns in Conflict Zones

    Women are constantly forced to negotiate for their rights between family, community and the state.

    Saturday, January 22, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 966
  26. PRESS RELEASE: Afghanistan Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict, Annual Report

    ANNUAL REPORT DOCUMENTS 2,777 CIVILIAN DEATHS IN 2010

    Tuesday, March 8, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 063
  27. BLOG: Afghan Women's Activist Urges U.S. Withdrawal

    The U.S.-led military campaign in Afghanistan should be brought to a halt because it has solidified, rather than weak

    Friday, March 25, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 114
  28. PRESS RELEASE: UN Report on Sri Lanka Conflict Must be Made Public

    A UN report on accountability for war crimes committed in the Sri Lankan armed conflict must be made public, Amnesty

    Monday, April 11, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 157
  29. WILPF India: Statement on the Armed Forces Special Powers Act in North East India

    The Government of India failed to advance human rights and justice when it did not accept the recommendations of the

    Wednesday, October 3, 2012 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 483
  30. BLOG: Women Ex Combatants Continue to Face Tough Time and Stonewalling

    It is estimated that nearly 11,000 former LTTE (Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam) combatants either surrendered or ca

    Friday, October 19, 2012 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 514