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  1. Position Paper on the post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals

    As a network of peacebuilding organizations, constituted regionally and with a global reach, GPPAC's position on the

    Thursday, September 11, 2014
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 960
  2. REPORT: Report on the 58th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women

    The 58th session of the Commission on the Status of Women took place at United Nations Headquarters in New York from

    Friday, April 25, 2014
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 894
  3. BRIEFING: Rape and Sexual Violence by the Burmese Army

    This briefing details how the Burmese Army has used rape and sexual violence with impunity for decades.

    Wednesday, April 16, 2014
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 890
  4. RECOMMENDATIONS: Policy Recommendations for the Sustainable Development Goals Open Working Group Eight Session

    Conflict Prevention, Post-Conflict Peacebuilding, Promotion of Durable Peace, Rule of Law and Governance.

    Tuesday, February 18, 2014
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 872
  5. DRC: Addressing Violence Against Women in War-Torn Regions

    For the past two decades women's bodies have become the battlefield as gangs of combatants have committed atrocities

    Monday, December 9, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 172
  6. AFGHANISTAN: Karzai: A Legacy of Failure on Afghan Women's Rights?

    As the departure of the international security forces approaches, each day turns every bit of hope into desperation f

    Wednesday, August 21, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 049
  7. DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - Advocacy for Women Under Domestic Violence Must Work From 'Ground Up'

    (WNN/PI) Santa Domingo, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: With Dominican Republic's national legislation against violence i

    Thursday, July 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 304
  8. INTERNATIONAL: Hatred of Women Exists in the West as Well as in the Arab World

    Misogyny has reduced women to headscarves and hymens.

    Thursday, May 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 036
  9. INTERNATIONAL: Why Women Are a Foreign Policy Issue

    The most pressing global problems simply won't be solved without the participation of women. Seriously, guys.

    Thursday, April 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 029
  10. 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
  11. TIMOR-LESTE: East Timor: New President, Same Problems for Women

    The recent election of José Maria de Vasconcelos, or Taur Matan Ruak as he is known, to the Presidency of Timo

    Wednesday, April 25, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 019
  12. AFGHANISTAN: In Afghanistan, Underground Girls School Defies Taliban Edict, Threats

    Every morning in this mountain village in eastern Afghanistan, four dozen girls sneak through a square opening in a m

    Tuesday, April 24, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 027
  13. SOUTH AFRICA: South Africa Searches Soul Over Alleged Rape of Disabled 17 Year-Old Girl

    It is a country that can seem inured to violence from sheer familiarity.

    Thursday, April 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 008
  14. COLOMBIA: UNHCR Supports Project to Help Displaced Colombians in Medellin

    Isabel* thinks she's finally found a place where she can rebuild her life, seven years after fleeing her home and mov

    Tuesday, April 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 963
  15. USA: Our Commitment to Afghan Women

    Over the course of a decade and through the administrations of two presidents of different political parties, the Uni

    Tuesday, April 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 959
  16. AMERICAS: 'War On Drugs' Leaves Latin american Women Lives in Ruin

    “Violence associated with the ‘war on drugs' and organized crime, which includes government corruption in

    Sunday, April 1, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 042
  17. BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA: Amnesty Slams Bosnia for Neglecting Victims of Wartime Rape

    Rights group Amnesty International has slammed the government of Bosnia-Herzegovina for neglecting women survivors of

    Thursday, March 29, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 974
  18. PNG: Statement: Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women

    At the end of her official country mission to Papua New Guinea, the UN Special Rapporteur on violence against women,

    Monday, March 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 938
  19. GUATEMALA: Justice Delayed But Not Denied for Indigenous Peoples in Guatemala

    “Everything changed when the soldiers arrived,” said Rosa, an Indigenous Ixil woman living in the Quich&e

    Monday, February 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 771
  20. SIERRA LEONE: In Sierra Leone, Women Want Commission

    Gender Specialist at the Sierra Leone Conference on Transformation and Development (SLCDT), Madam Naasu Fofanah has s

    Tuesday, January 31, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 736
  21. AFGHANISTAN: Sahar Gul Afghanistan Torture Case Highlights Problems and Progress of Country's Women

    Just 15 years old, Sahar Gul has become the bruised and bloodied face of women's rights in Afghanistan.

    Wednesday, January 4, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 642
  22. UGANDA: UDPF in AIDS Fight

    Sergeant Eunice Kisembo discovered she was HIV positive in 2001 after her release from Luzira Prison.

    Wednesday, January 4, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 646
  23. SRI LANKA: Women, Girls Face Dire Security Threats in Tamil Areas

    More than two years after the end of the 30-year war between the Sri Lankan government and Tamil rebels, wome

    Wednesday, December 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 608
  24. Afghanistan: Women Still Jailed for 'Moral Crimes'

    Many Afghan women find themselves suffering from violence and abuse, with virtually no legal protection.

    Wednesday, December 7, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 516
  25. AFGHANISTAN: Taliban Peace Deal Threat to Women's Future

    The Taliban came once for Fawzia Koofi, and she knows they could come again.

    Thursday, December 1, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 493
  26. Time for Action to End Sexual Violence Against Women in Conflict

    “It is more dangerous to be a woman than to be a soldier in modern conflict.” Patrick Cammaert (200

    Wednesday, June 15, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 450
  27. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Women After Osama's Death

    After the US killing of Osama bin Laden on May 1, the organization Women for Afghan Women reported an eerie quiet in

    Friday, May 20, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 790
  28. PAKISTAN: Rape in Pakistan: the Real Verdict

    The gang-rape of Mukhtaran Mai launched a nine-year court battle that concluded with a verdict by the Supreme Court o

    Tuesday, May 17, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 780
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  30. SUDAN: North Darfur Water Project Helps Protect Women from Sexual Violence

    A water project supported by the UN-African Union peacekeeping force (UNAMID) in eight villages of North Darfur will

    Wednesday, April 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 660
  31. PAKISTAN: Women, Rights Bodies Shocked by SC Verdict

    NEW YORK/ISLAMABAD/KARACHI: The New York-based Human Rights Watch (HRW) and Pakistan`s National Commission on the Sta

    Friday, April 22, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 621
  32. PERU: Local Gov'ts Fail to Prioritise Equality for Women

    Legally, each of Peru's 25 administrative regions must have a plan for promoting equal opportunities for women.

    Friday, April 15, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 604
  33. PHILIPPINES: Strengthening of Task Forces on Women and Children Pushed

    In order to improve and sustain programs for the rights and welfare of women in the province, there is a need to asse

    Monday, March 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 476
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  35. The World's Women and Girls 2011 Data Sheet

    The situation of women and girls around the world is gaining increased attention in a number of national and internat

    Friday, March 25, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 358
  36. COLOMBIA: Gender Violence a Crime Against Humanity: Prosecutor General

    Prosecutor General Viviane Morales has said that gender violence occurring in the context of Colombia's internal conf

    Thursday, March 24, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 456
  37. IRAQ: Iraqi Women Come Together Fighting Violence Against Women

    The Ministry of State for Women Affairs agreed on Thursday with the Ministries of Health, Labor and Interior and the

    Thursday, March 24, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 459
  38. NEPAL: UN Human Rights Office Urges Nepal to End all Forms of Discrimination

    The United Nations human rights office and the national commission on caste-based discrimination in Nepal have urged

    Tuesday, March 22, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 434
  39. Afghanistan Annual Report on the Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict

    The human cost of the armed conflict in Afghanistan grew in 2010.

    Tuesday, March 15, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 337
  40. PAKISTAN: Govt Committed to Empower Women, Girls: Sharmila

    Pakistan People's Party (PPP) Women Wing Sindh Information Secretary Ms Sharmila Farooqui left here on Sunday for the

    Monday, March 7, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 359
  41. HAITI: Women Key to Haitian Rebuilding

    Voters in Haiti go to the polls on Sunday, March 20, 2011 to elect a new president and a new Parliament.

    Monday, March 7, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 361
  42. GUATEMALA: Guatemala Must Act to Stop the Killing of Women

    Amnesty International today urged the Guatemalan authorities to act to stop the high numbers of women being killed ac

    Sunday, March 6, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 373
  43. BRAZIL: Women in Pacified Favelas Claim Their Rights

    The peace imposed on the more than 200,000 people living in the Complexo do Alemão group of favelas in Rio de

    Wednesday, March 2, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 328
  44. IRAQ: Eight Years of Abuses and Impunity

    A leading human rights group released a report Monday documenting the proliferation of human rights abuses in Iraq si

    Monday, February 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 301
  45. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Women's Shelter Advocates Call for International Solidarity

    This morning, leading women's rights activists reiterated their position that the Afghan government's impending takeo

    Thursday, February 17, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 249
  46. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan State Seeks Control Over Abused Women

    Afghanistan's government is considering taking over the running of women's shelters, subjecting victims of domestic a

    Thursday, February 10, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 199
  47. LEBANON: Gender Inequality Brought into Focus at Beirut Human-Rights Film Festival

    The face of women's issues in Lebanon is changing.

    Thursday, February 3, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 151
  48. AFRICA: At AU Summit, U.N. Secretary-General Calls For More Efforts To Empower Women, Stop Sexual Violence

    On the final day of the two-day African Union (AU) Summit taking place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, U.N.

    Tuesday, February 1, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 133

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