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  1. INTERNATIONAL: Sexual Violence as a War Tactic - Security Council Resolution 1888: Next Steps

    At the end of September 2009, two sharply contrasting events coincided: the United States Secretary of State Hillary

    Friday, January 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 677
  2. INTERNATIONAL: United Nations Agencies Forward Together in the Response to Violence Against Women

    Momentum is building to eliminate the most pervasive yet least recognized human rights abuse in the world—viole

    Friday, January 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 678
  3. INTERNATIONAL: Confronting Violence Against Women -- What Has Worked Well - and Why

    Violence against women and girls is a virulent form of abuse and discrimination that transcends race, class and natio

    Friday, January 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 679
  4. Women in the Armed and Police Forces: Resolution 1325 and Peace Operations in Latin America

    Latin-American countries are important contributors within the peace operations scenario.

    Friday, January 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 144
  5. Gender Perspectives on the Global Economic Crisis

    The economic crisis continues to affect many women and men living in poverty.

    Friday, January 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 155
  6. Shadow Report on the 6th Report of the Governmnent of Burkina Faso on the Enforcememnt of the Convention on th Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW)

    A broad coalition of civil society organizations in Burkina Faso recently developed a report detailing discrimination

    Friday, January 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 302
  7. Voices of African Women Campaign Quarterly E-Bulletin, Jan-April 2010

    UK WILPF Voices of African Women Campaign Bulletin provides information or events that are happening to raise the voi

    Friday, January 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 512
  8. Women War Survivors of Sexual Violence in Liberia: Inequalities in Health, Resilience and Justice

    This article argues that the human consequences of conflict sexual violence have often been misunderstood.

    Friday, January 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 787
  9. Returning Home: Women in Post-Conflict Societies

    The paper analyzes gender and development strategies in the post-conflict country, and the nexus between the two.

    Friday, January 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 788
  10. Transforming the National AIDS Response: Advancing Women's Leadership and Participation

    Transforming the National AIDS Response: Advancing Women's Leadership and Participation is the second in a series of

    Friday, January 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 854
  11. The Role of Universal Human Commonalities in the Global Peace Movement

    This paper examines the uniquely human tendency to make prejudgments based on race, ethnicity, gender, age, and other

    Friday, January 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 994
  12. Reports/Policy Briefs90 324
  13. Guidance Note on Recovery: Gender

    This publication is an initial step in documenting, collecting and sharing disaster recovery experiences and lessons,

    Friday, January 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 652
  14. Rape with Extreme Violence: The New Pathology in South Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo

    On any given night in eastern DRC, armed groups of men will overrun a village and divide into bands of three to five,

    Tuesday, December 22, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 536
  15. MEXICO: Ciudad Juarez: Finally, Steps Towards Justice

    Violence, including human rights violations, has been increasing in Mexico, and women's rights have suffered blow aft

    Friday, December 18, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 505
  16. WESTERN SAHARA: Activist Aminatou Haidar Expelled

    A Western Sahara activist expelled by Morocco has been allowed to return from Spain after maintaining a hunger strike

    Friday, December 18, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 511
  17. DRC: Violence in the Congo

    The UN Security Council faces a Srebrenica moment when it votes on December 21st to renew the mandate for MONUC, its

    Thursday, December 17, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 613
  18. BURUNDI: Security Council Extends UN Mission in Burundi for Another Year as Elections Loom

    The Security Council today extended for another year the United Nations political mission in Burundi, calling for ful

    Thursday, December 17, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 614
  19. DRC: Congo Might Expel UN Officials in Dispute Over War, Envoy Says

    The Democratic Republic of Congo might expel leaders of the United Nations peacekeeping mission in retaliation for
    Tuesday, December 15, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 612
  20. HONDURAS: Obama: Stand up for Women's Rights in Honduras

    Repercussions from this summer's coup in Honduras are far from over.

    Monday, December 14, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 923
  21. ZIMBABWE: More Needs to Be Done to Safeguard Women's Rights'

    Why are you raping us and raping kids? If you cannot propose, come to us women, we will connect you.

    Friday, December 11, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 510
  22. ZIMBABWE: Mugabe Orchestrated Rape - AIDS-Free World report

    "When the tenth man finished raping me they said they were going to rape my daughter.

    Thursday, December 10, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 511
  23. DRC: Level of Brutality Against Women and Girls in Congo Increasing; UN Must Do More To Protect Them

    Women and girls in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo are experiencing increasingly brutal sexual assaults and the

    Thursday, December 10, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 576
  24. ZIMBABWE: Video Testimonials Document Politically Motivated Sexual Violence in Zimbabwe

    According to the Zimbabwe Rape Survivors Association, during last year's highly contested presidential election an es

    Thursday, December 10, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 481
  25. INTERNATIONAL: Women on the Frontline For Human Rights

    Women often bear the brunt of poverty and human rights abuses; but as activists they use these roles to trigger posit

    Thursday, December 10, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 591
  26. Arab Women Issue a Call to Arab Heads of State

    On the 30th anniversary of the adoption by the United Nations General Assembly of the Convention on the Elimination o

    Thursday, December 10, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 527
  27. INTERNATIONAL: UN Women's Treaty Weakened By Slew of Reservations

    A landmark UN treaty on women's rights, which will be 30 years old next week, is in danger of being politically under

    Wednesday, December 9, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 695
  28. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Women Among 'Worst Off' In World

    Afghan women are among the worst off in the world, violence against them is "endemic" and Afghanistan's gov

    Monday, December 7, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 649
  29. AFGHANISTAN: Gov't and Donors Fail to Protect Women's Rights

    Attention over the past week has focused on United States President Barack Obama's decision to "surge" t

    Monday, December 7, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 650
  30. AFGHANISTAN: Keep Promises to Afghan Women

    Eight years after the fall of the Taliban, women and girls suffer high levels of violence and discrimination and have

    Sunday, December 6, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 651
  31. BURMA: US Women's Issues Envoy Seeks Junta Accountability

    The US Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer said on Saturday that Burma's military junta mus

    Saturday, December 5, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 696
  32. EAST AFRICA: Sexual Abuse Highest in East Africa

    Cases of gender-based sexual violence are higher in the Great Lakes region than any other part of the world, regional

    Thursday, December 3, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 552
  33. GUINEA: Evidence of New Arrests, Harassment and Illegal Detentions by Guinea Security Forces

    Mouctar Diallo, vice-president of Guinea's national human rights commission, was arrested on 26 November.

    Thursday, December 3, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 575
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  35. PHILIPPINES: Philippine Police Probe Says Women Possibly Raped Before Massacre

    Philippine police investigators on Thursday said five women might have been raped before they were ki

    Thursday, December 3, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 604
  36. INTERNATIONAL: Women Still Suffer Discrimination 30 Years After Global Treaty Banned it – UN Chief

    Thirty years after an international treaty banning discrimination against women came into force, women and girls are

    Thursday, December 3, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 697
  37. Monthly Action Points On Women, Peace, and Security: Security Council: December 2009

    Tuesday, December 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 240
  38. LATIN AMERICA: Media-Latin America: Women Deserve Better Press

    "The press will change when they cease to report exclusively from a masculine point of view," Peru's deputy

    Monday, November 30, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 520
  39. AFGHANISTAN: Rape in Afghanistan a Profound Problem

    Rape in Afghanistan is under-reported, concealed and a human rights problem of "profound proportions", the

    Monday, November 30, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 652
  40. PHILIPPINES: Philippine Official Says Victims Were Sexually Mutilated

    Most or all of the 22 women among the 57 people massacred Monday in the southern Philippines were sexually mutilated,

    Saturday, November 28, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 605
  41. IRAN: Iran Seizes Nobel Winner Shirin Ebadi's Medal

    Iran has confiscated the Nobel peace medal and diploma of Shirin Ebadi, the human rights lawyer who is one of the har

    Friday, November 27, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 655
  42. SOUTH AFRICA: 'There Is A Sense Of Vindication'

    Born in a squatter camp in Orlando East and raised by a single mother; working in a factory while completing secondar

    Thursday, November 26, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 513
  43. GUINEA-BISSAU: At Least 100 Women Raped in Guinea Crackdown

    Guinean soldiers raped at least 100 women during a crackdown on protesters in September, a human righ

    Thursday, November 26, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 579
  44. PHILIPPINES: Mindanao Women Outraged over Maguindanao Carnage

    Calling it as bestial act, Mindanao women expressed their outrage over the Maguindanao massacre where innocent civili

    Thursday, November 26, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 606
  45. GUATEMALA: Putting an End to Violence Against Women in Guatemala

    This country was selected due to the growing violence against women, with the aim to give this issue more attention a

    Wednesday, November 25, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 521
  46. INTERNATIONAL: UN Officials Urge Intensified Efforts to Eliminate Violence Against Women

    Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon led a chorus of United Nations officials today in calling on the international communit

    Wednesday, November 25, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 699
  47. INTERNATIONAL: UNHCR Chief Reiterates Commitment to Prevention of Sexual Violence

    UN High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres stressed on Wednesday that his agency was fully committed t

    Wednesday, November 25, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 701
  48. INTERNATIONAL: UN Pledges Millions to Fight Violence Against Women

    The United Nations announced Tuesday $10.5 million in new grants to bolster international efforts to end violence aga

    Wednesday, November 25, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 702
  49. ZIMBABWE: Obama Issues Sharp Rebuke of Mugabe

    In honoring Zimbabwe's tenacious women protesters at the White House on Monday, President Obama gave his sharpest cri

    Tuesday, November 24, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 514
  50. PHILIPPINES: Philippines Massacre: State of Emergency Declared, but Will Arroyo Pursue Justice?

    Philippines President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo declared a state of emergency for parts of the southern island of Minda

    Tuesday, November 24, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 607

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