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  1. AFRICA: African Women Participate in Leadership Training

    The Moremi Initiative has launched the 2014 MILEAD Fellows Leadership Institute to train young women to develop their

    Wednesday, July 16, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 438
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. SUDAN: Deputy Administrator Announces New Program on Women's Participation in Peace Processes

    In a speech at Ahfad University for Women in Omdurman, Sudan, on April 9, USAID Deputy Administrator Donald Steinberg

    Sunday, April 17, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 608
  5. SUDAN: South Sudan Plans Law against Gender-Based Violence

    The Government of South Sudan (GoSS) pledged on Tuesday to legislate and enforce specific laws against gender-based v

    Tuesday, February 22, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 280
  6. SUDAN: Darfur Regional Women's Legislative Caucus Launched in El Fasher

    United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) today organized the launch of the Darfur Regional Women's Legislative Caucu

    Monday, February 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 282
  7. SUDAN: South Sudan Votes for Independence

    In order to ensure gender-sensitive civic and voter registration in the lead up to and during the polling in January,

    Monday, February 7, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 179
  8. SUDAN: Will an Independent Southern Sudan Bring Advances for Women? Part II.

    The Declaration on violence against women adopted by the UN General Assembly in 1993 requires states to exercise due

    Saturday, January 15, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 031
  9. SUDAN: Sudan Referendum and the Future for Sudanese Women

    Southern Sudanese are at the polls to decide whether they want to remain part of a united Sudan or to break away and

    Friday, January 14, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 008
  10. SOUTH SUDAN: Women Dream of Independence

    AMPALA, Jan 13, 2011 (IPS) - John Garang, the revered late leader of the Sudan Peoples' Liberation Movement, once sai

    Thursday, January 13, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 001
  11. SOUTH SUDAN: Southern Sudanese Women Give Their Views on the Referendum

    For the last ten years, Isis-WICCE has carried out case studies and in-depth research in South Sudan, trained women g

    Thursday, January 13, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 002
  12. SUDAN: Women's Citizenship: Implications of the Southern Sudan Referendum

    How will the outcome of the South Sudan referendum affect the prospects for women's participation and activism in the

    Monday, January 10, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 949
  13. Human Rights Violations Surrounding the South Sudan Referendum

    There is massive national and international pressure on Sudan to hold a peaceful referendum on independence for the s

    Friday, January 7, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 144
  14. SUDAN: Support Sudanese Women to Determine Their Own Future

    On January 9, a new country may be added to the world map as southern Sudanese vote on independence from their northe

    Wednesday, December 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 896
  15. SUDAN: Registering Women for Sudan's Referendum

    At the Dr.

    Monday, December 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 805
  16. SUDAN: Women Take Part in Conflict Resolution, Peace Building Exercise

    UNAMID Darfur-Darfur Dialogue and Consultation (DDDC) in collaboration with Nyala University's Peace Studies Center t

    Monday, December 6, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 795
  17. SUDAN: Some Men in Lakes State Not Encouraging Women to Register for Referendum - Official

    Rumbek — The Lakes state Advisor for Gender and Human Right Affairs in the government of Ms.

    Sunday, December 5, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 713
  18. SUDAN: Women Activists Say Changes to Law and Funding Needed to Fight Gender Violence

    December 2, 2010 (JUBA) - Women activists are calling on the government of southern Sudan to allocate more resources

    Thursday, December 2, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 714
  19. Gender, Conflict and the Millennium Development Goals

    To mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, Women for Women International have launc

    Monday, November 29, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 058
  20. SUDAN: Women Urged to Register for Referendum

    The Southern Sudan Human Rights Commission on Friday staged a march on the streets of Juba mobilizing women to go and

    Saturday, November 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 705
  21. SUDAN: Sudanese Women Struggle to Ratify Maputo Protocol

    Forty-six African governments have signed the Maputo Protocol, properly known as the Protocol to the African Charter

    Thursday, November 25, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 675
  22. SUDAN: More Men than Women Register in Rumbek

    November 17, 2010 (RUMBEK) – Voter registration centers in Rumbek, the capital of Lakes state, have recorded a

    Friday, November 19, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 608
  23. SUDAN: Referendum Outcome Will Not Affect Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration Program in South Sudan: VP Machar

    November 17, 2010 (JUBA) - Implementation of the disarmament, demobilization and reintegration (DDR) program in Sudan

    Thursday, November 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 599
  24. SUDAN: UN: Crunch Time for War, Peace or Chaos in Sudan

    United Nations -- With barely 55 days left until a referendum on independence for southern Sudan, the U.N.

    Wednesday, November 17, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 590
  25. SOUTH SUDAN: Mary Kiden Urges Women Lawyers to Defend Referendum

    Juba - Kajo-Keji MP Mary Kiden has urged Southern Sudanese women not to underrate the upcoming referendum because &ld

    Monday, November 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 579
  26. SUDAN: Focus On South: In Women Forum on Peace, Ekhlas Sheds Tears for Unity

    Ekhlas Garang one of the thousands of Sudanese women who believe in national unity. Reports Zuleikha Abdel Raziq

    Monday, November 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 581
  27. Gender, Violence and Survival in Juba, South Sudan

    • Five years after the formal end of the Sudanese civil war, poverty, vulnerability and insecurity remain seriou

    Monday, November 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 062
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  29. SUDAN: South Sudan Trains Future Police Force

    In southern Sudan preparations are underway for the referendum scheduled for January 9 that will decide whether that

    Saturday, October 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 376
  30. SUDAN: South Sudanese Women's Votes Important for the Referendum – Machar

    October 13, 2010 (JUBA) – The votes of southern Sudanese women in January's self-determination referendum will

    Thursday, October 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 338
  31. SUDAN: Southern Sudan Women Draw Referendum Strategies

    Southern Sudanese women drew referendum plans to ensure their effective participation in 2011 vote on self-determinat

    Thursday, October 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 385
  32. SUDAN: Southern Women and the Referendum

    A three-day conference on women and the 2011 referendum was convened today at the Southern Sudan Legislative Assembly

    Tuesday, October 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 333
  33. SUDAN: Southern Women Struggle for Justice

    RUMBEK, 6 October 2010 (IRIN) - If there is one group that faces special challenges in Southern Sudan, it is women.

    Wednesday, October 6, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 278
  34. SUDAN: Their Country May Not Be Ready to Vote, But Southern Sudan's Young Women Are Ready to Work

    In a highly anticipated meeting next week, President Obama will sit with Sudanese leaders at the United Nations to di

    Sunday, September 19, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 166
  35. SUDAN: South Sudan's Female legislators fight for committee seats

    Parliament – Juba Female members of Southern Sudan Legislative Assembly are up in arms against an alleged women

    Tuesday, September 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 102
  36. SUDAN: World Bank President Tips Southern Sudan on Development

    JUBA - The World Bank Vice President for Africa Region, Ms Obiageli Oby Ezekwesili on her visit to Juba Teaching Hosp

    Monday, September 6, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 055
  37. Starting from Scratch: The Challenges of Including Youth in Rebuilding Southern Sudan

    In June 2010, the Women's Refugee Commission undertook a field mission to Southern Sudan as part of its

    Wednesday, September 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 845
  38. SOUTH SUDAN: Women Networks for a Peaceful Referenda

    The South Sudan Women's Network for a peaceful Referendum has been formed in Awiel, Northen Bhar El Gazal State on Au

    Tuesday, August 24, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 986
  39. SOUTHERN SUDAN: Importance of Women's Inclusion in Referendum

    THE African Union has declared 2010 the Year of Peace and Security in Africa and will soon launch the African Decade

    Saturday, July 17, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 405
  40. EAST AFRICA: Karamoja Women for Peace Building and Networking Meeting Kicks off Today

    A two-day Karamoja Women for Peace-building Networking Meeting organized by the Conflict Early Warning and Response M

    Friday, June 25, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 398
  41. SUDAN: ICC Prosecutor: Crimes Continue Against Civilians in Darfur

    The chief prosecutor for the International Criminal Court says crimes are continuing against civilians in Darfur refu

    Friday, June 11, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 249
  42. UGANDA: Women Demand Answers and Action from ICC

    With the first Review Conference of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC) under way in the Ugand

    Tuesday, June 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 162
  43. UGANDA: Women Activists Want Bashir Arrested

    Sudan President Omar el-Bashir must account for crimes committed in Dafur especially those against women and children

    Monday, May 31, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 174
  44. SUDAN: Sudan Legislator Says Women Seek More Democratic Reforms

    A leading member of the women's group of the Rumbek State legislature in southern Sudan says there was a large turnou

    Sunday, April 25, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 117
  45. SUDAN: Sudan Elections Flawed, but a First Step, Observers Say

    Sudan's first multiparty elections in 24 years, which wrapped up earlier this week, fell short of international stand

    Sunday, April 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 997
  46. SUDAN: Votes on Re-electing Indicted President

    The Sudanese people began voting Sunday in an election that will decide whether President Omar al-Bashir wins another

    Sunday, April 11, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 889
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  48. SUDAN: Women's Eyes on the Political Prize

    January marks the fifth anniversary of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) which ended a bitter north-south ci

    Thursday, January 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 478
  49. SUDAN: A More Gender Representative Leadership

    As the general elections scheduled for April 2010 draw nearer in Africa's largest country ravaged by a long drawn

    Wednesday, December 23, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 488
  50. SUDAN: Seeking a Democratic South Sudan

    The atmosphere is heavily charged with political tensions, alliances are already in the offing, expectations are h

    Monday, December 14, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 479