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  1. 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
  2. REPORT: Afghanistan's Parliament in the Making

    After more than a decade of an international intervention and close to the proclaimed second post-2014 transition pha

    Wednesday, March 19, 2014
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 883
  3. SYRIA: 'Assad made Beggars out of his People:' Syrian refugees Flood into Jordan

    Zaatari refugee camp, Jordan (CNN) -- They carried teapots and tiny gas canisters, shopping bags filled with clothes

    Thursday, January 30, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 224
  4. SYRIA: Syria Peace Talks: Bitter Exchanges Mark First Day Of Negotiations

    GENEVA (AP) — The leader of Syria's Western-backed opposition said Thursday he will give his negotiating team t

    Friday, January 24, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 216
  5. SYRIA: Women in Syria Need More Than Guided Missiles

    I've been watching the news about the war in Syria with a mixture of anger and worry.

    Friday, September 13, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 222
  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. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  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. 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
  12. MIDDLE EAST/NORTH AFRICA: Women Have Emerged as Key Players in the Arab Spring

    In a small room in Benghazi some young men and women are putting out a new opposition newspaper.

    Friday, April 22, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 624
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  14. AFGHANISTAN: Maria Bashir: Afghanistan's Fearless Female Prosecutor

    In Afghanistan's Herat province, the chief prosecutor general has a difficult job.

    Tuesday, April 12, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 583
  15. 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
  16. UNITED STATES/AFGHANISTAN: A Continuing Struggle: Empowering Afghan Women

    The March 6 news article "

    Friday, March 11, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 404
  17. NEPAL: Women's Rights Status in Nepal: Reasons to be Frustrated About

    As we enter the second century of celebrations to mark March 8 as the International Women's Day (IWD), my mind questi

    Monday, March 7, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 387
  18. AFGHANISTAN: Reaching Afghanistan's Hidden War Widows in Helmand

    After decades of conflict in Afghanistan, there are almost two million widows leading secluded, poverty-stricken live

    Saturday, February 26, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 305
  19. IRAQ: The Road Ahead Women's rights and the future of Iraq

    The unstable security situation in Iraq already made women particularly vulnerable.

    Tuesday, February 15, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 273
  20. MIDDLE EAST: Think Tank Discusses Impact of Armed Conflicts on Women

    Despite being the main victims in regional armed conflicts, women are still excluded from playing a role in conflict

    Thursday, February 3, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 139
  21. 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
  22. INDONESIA: Indonesian Women's Ignorance of MDGs a Huge Setback: Experts

    Indonesian women are largely unfamiliar with the Millennium Development Goals despite being a key target demographic,

    Thursday, January 6, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 934
  23. PHILIPPINES: Strengthening the rights of women and children in Mindanao

    The United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) has pledged anew to help the new administration c

    Monday, December 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 922
  24. UZBEKISTAN: UNFPA report links peace, security and development to women's rights

    Global Report of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) "State of the World Population 2010" was launch

    Thursday, December 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 842
  25. UNIFEM (part of UNWomen) East and Southeast Asia Subregional Office, July – December 2010 Highlights

    To mark the 10th anniversary of United Nations Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1325 resolution on women, peace an

    Saturday, December 4, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 109
  26. BURMA: Women; Children Suffered During Election: WLB

    Women and children suffered terribly during the 2010 general election given the gun battles in border areas, accordin

    Friday, November 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 654
  27. AFGHANISTAN: Female Power – the Role of Afghan Women in Counterinsurgency

    The Taliban movement is harassing, threatening and killing local women who are working as professionals for the Afgha

    Monday, November 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 616
  28. PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Women Weaving Bougainville Together

    Helen Samu Hakena exudes a serenity that belies her extraordinary energy and inner strength that she has devoted to t

    Friday, November 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 554
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  30. 2009 Fiji Women, Peace & Human Security Report Edition 2: Linking Women's Economic and Political Security

    Since the military coup of December 2006 we have had the opportunity to see firsthand the impact of our political rea

    Sunday, September 20, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 098
  31. Gender Shadow: An Invitation to Interrupt Injustice

    Friday, November 26, 2010 - 19:00 to Monday, December 6, 2010 - 19:00
    Pre 2015 Events Archive71 867
  32. Women's Participation and WPS Accountability in Syria: Geneva II Peace Negotiations and Beyond

    This side event creates a forum for member state and civil society stakeholders to learn more about women's experienc

    Wednesday, January 15, 2014 - 19:00
    Pre 2015 Events Archive72 023
  33. Regional Dialogue on Women Building Peace: 'Strengthening Women Building Peace in South Asia'

    Regional Dialogues on Women Building Peace

    Sunday, June 24, 2001 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 139
  34. Nobel Women's Initiative: Nobel Laureates call for action on Burma: A UN Security Council Commission of Inquiry

    Nobel Women's Initiative: The UN Security Council must take strong action on Burma and issue an investigation into wa

    Monday, August 10, 2009 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 187
  35. BLOG: Access to Justice for Women in Cambodia

    As with many development issues, women and girls are more adversely affected than their male counterparts when attemp

    Sunday, December 12, 2010 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 852
  36. INTERVIEW: IRAQ: Iraqi Women as Survivors, not Victims: Interview with Manal Omar, Author and Humanitarian Work

    Manal Omar, a women's rights advocate of Palestinian descent who has worked in Iraq's humanitarian field since the la

    Monday, January 24, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 937
  37. ANALYSIS: The Iraq War and Women: A Case for Reparations

    In August 2010, the United States marked the formal end of combat operations in Iraq with divergent assessments of th

    Monday, March 7, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 046
  38. ANALYSIS: Muslim Women's Self-reliance and Clinton's Guidance Could Ensure Reforms

    Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has correctly warned that women's rights in Tunisia and Egypt risk being undermine

    Monday, March 14, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 083
  39. CONFERENCE: A Day-by-Day Struggle

    From the struggle to keep domestic violence shelters open to the machinations of which mullah to align with, a discus

    Sunday, March 20, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 101
  40. INTERVIEW/BIOGRAPHY: A Vision for Afghanistan: Kabul's Leading Female MP Sets out her Hopes and Fears

    For me there are two reasons to be an MP.

    Wednesday, April 6, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 144
  41. ANALYSIS: Parker: Wars Can't Fix Nations Which Oppress Women

    Whether the topic is Libya's rebels or Afghanistan's “reconciliation” with the Taliban, the pivotal quest

    Friday, April 8, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 147
  42. INTERVIEW: The Failure of the United States in Afghanistan

    Harvard International Review: How has Afghanistan changed since the fall of the Taliban?

    Saturday, April 9, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 149
  43. AUDIO: Voices from Tahrir

    In this new one-hour public radio show, participants in the people's revolution in Egypt give first hand accounts of

    Friday, February 10, 2012 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 356