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  1. COLOMBIA: There will be No Peace in Colombia without Women

    The documentation centre No habrá paz sin las mujeres [There will be no peace without women] enables female le

    Friday, February 21, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 238
  2. RWANDA: We Should Support Efforts to End Rape in Conflict

    BY GITURA MWAURA, 10 OCTOBER 2013

    ANALYSIS

    Thursday, October 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 106
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. GUATEMALA: A Brutal Manifestation of Patriarchy

    The involvement of women in anti-war actions and in support of peace activism worldwide is a critical part of modern

    Wednesday, April 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 006
  8. BOSNIA:Women of Bosnia and Herzegovina; Twenty Years Later

    Twenty years ago this month, war broke out in Bosnia and Herzegovina, the main act in the dissolution of Yugoslavia.

    Wednesday, April 11, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 978
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. COLOMBIA: A Step Forward for Women Toward a Life Without Violence

    With the passage of four decrees that regulate Law 1257 against gender violence, Colombia has made significant progre

    Friday, March 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 897
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. EGYPT: Egyptian Women Find Power Still Hinges on Men

    At first Samira Ibrahim was afraid to tell her father that Egyptian soldiers had detained her in Tahrir Square in Cai

    Monday, January 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 656
  15. INDIA: Widows of Conflict in Manipur Survive Against the Odds

    It's perhaps the only market in the world where all the vendors are women.

    Friday, January 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 660
  16. 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
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  19. EGYPT: Egypt's Attack on Women Protesters a 'Disgrace', Clinton Says

    Egyptian women protesters “are being attacked, stripped and beaten in the streets” by security forces, a

    Tuesday, December 20, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 572
  20. SWEDEN: Nobel Peace Prize Laureats: "You Have to Believe in Something"

    Sharp statements about religion, powerful calls for international commmitments and resounding applause, marked the cr

    Friday, December 16, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 589
  21. SOUTH ASIA: Deep Scars of the Bullet: Women in Conflict

    One World South Asia

    Saturday, November 26, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 472
  22. INTERNATIONAL: Women in War, Women in Peace

    Asked to describe war, most Americans would probably throw out words like troops, tanks, guns, Iraq, and Afghanistan.

    Tuesday, November 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 410
  23. INTERNATIONAL: Women in War, Women in Peace

    As wars become less about states and more about societies, women can play a greater role in shaping or ending conflic

    Tuesday, November 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 423
  24. SUDAN: Report Expresses Concern for Women's Rights in the Two Sudans

    A report published in conjunction with a human rights conference to be held in Gambia from 24 October to 7 November p

    Sunday, October 23, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 350
  25. HAITI: Haitian Women Learn to Read, Write and Speak Out

    The levels of literacy in Haiti are low, but among the most vulnerable groups living in camps they are even lower.

    Wednesday, October 5, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 276
  26. AFRICA: African Women Prepare for a Bigger Role in Peacemaking

    African women who bear the brunt of the continent's conflicts now demand to play a defining role in peacekeeping.

    Saturday, October 1, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 283
  27. NEPAL: Women and Peace at Grassroots Level in Nepal

    The ten year long armed conflict started by the Communist Party of Nepal -Maoist (CPN Maoist), with the objective of

    Monday, September 12, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 211
  28. INTERNATIONAL: No Peace Until Women Are Respected

    Women are particularly good at building peace and creating social change.

    Tuesday, August 30, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 201
  29. 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
  30. NEPAL: Nepal Commits to Post-Conflict Support and Participation

    The United Nations Security Council, in resolutions 1325 and 1820, recognized that women and girls need protection an

    Thursday, March 3, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 362
  31. KAZAKHSTAN: Kazakhstan Pushes Gender up on the Agenda

    Unnoticed by many, Kazakhstan now ranks ahead of some of its EU partners according to the World Economic Forum's Glob

    Monday, December 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 785
  32. 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
  33. INTERNATIONAL: Women Have Human Rights, Too

    The International Criminal Court, the first permanent tribunal set up to prosecute individuals for genocide, war crim

    Monday, December 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 841
  34. IRAQ: No Country for Women

    The improved political representation of women in Iraq is in sharp contrast to their broader disempowerment, as highl

    Sunday, November 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 642
  35. SOUTHERN AFRICA: African Women Still Struggling for Equality

    Despite the political will shown by leaders on the African continent, women in Africa faced serious challenges with r

    Tuesday, November 23, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 644
  36. ASIA/PACIFIC: Asian Legislators Pledge to Eliminate Violence Against Women

    Ministers and parliamentarians from 19 countries in Asia-Pacific have agreed on 'Whole-of-Government Approaches' for

    Saturday, November 6, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 545
  37. AFGHANISTAN: Obama Must Not Let Taliban rule over Afghan Women Again

    In mid-August in the northern Afghanistan province of Kunduz, the Taliban carried out a horrific sentence against two

    Wednesday, September 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 150
  38. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Women's Movements Deserve More From the West (Op-Ed)

    Time magazine's moving portrayal of the plight of Afghanistan's women is a tribute to their heroism and silent suffer

    Tuesday, August 3, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 759
  39. INTERNATIONAL: Women Push for Gender Justice

    Grace Lagulu was only 15 years old when she was abducted by the Lords Resistance Army, LRA, in 1987.

    Thursday, July 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 534
  40. HAITI: Ending Sexual Violence in Haiti Requires Women's Participation

    On June 30th the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) held a special policy dialogue on “The role of women in c

    Thursday, July 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 416
  41. PERU: Cuzco Women Stand Up to Violence

    For tourists and other visitors, Cuzco has a special fascination as the ancient capital of the Inca empire.

    Wednesday, November 4, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 526