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  1. UNITED KINGDOM: UK to Deploy Rape Investigation Squad to War Zones

    The UK is setting up a special rapid deployment unit to collect evidence on mass rape used as a weapon during global

    Monday, May 28, 2012
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  2. SERBIA: Serbian Women Refrained from Voting

    Last Sunday former nationalist leader Tomislav Nikolic was elected as Serbia's new president.

    Friday, May 25, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 062
  3. BOSNIA and HERZEGOVINA: Peace, Justice Elude Rape Victims of Bosnian War

    Nearly two decades after the Bosnian War ended, thousands of Bosnian women who were victims of sexual violence are st

    Tuesday, May 1, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 037
  4. TURKEY: 2 500 Women Activists Travel to Istanbul for AWID Forum

    More than 2,500 women from 140 countries traveled to İstanbul on Thursday for the start of the Association of Wo

    Thursday, April 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 009
  5. EUROPE: New Partnership Between EU and UN Women to Enhance Gender Equality Worldwide

    A new partnership between the EU and UN Women set up to strengthen cooperation between the two organizations on their

    Tuesday, April 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 996
  6. 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
  7. EUROPE: In Spain, Women Enslaved by a Boom in Brothel Tourism

    She had expected a job in a hotel.

    Friday, April 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 965
  8. SERBIA: Women in Black: The Voice of Peace in Serbia

    They have been beaten, spat at and cursed. Jeered, mocked and ignored.

    Thursday, April 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 964
  9. Resource: UK National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security; A Year On; Shadow Report of the First Annual Review

    The Associate Parliamentary Group on Women, Peace and Security (APG) and Gender Action for Peace and Security (GAPS)

    Wednesday, April 4, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 587
  10. 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
  11. NETHERLANDS: National Gender Action Plan Kicks Off

    The second Dutch National Action Plan 1325 (NAP 1325-II) kicked off on 21 February 2012.

    Monday, March 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 939
  12. BALKANS: Statement Urges Greater Role for Women in Security Sector

    The signing ceremony in Belgrade this Thursday officially launched a project dubbed “Support for Gender Mainstr

    Thursday, March 22, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 936
  13. EUROPE: Savir's Corner: Angela Merkel's Leadership


    Wednesday, February 22, 2012
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  16. EU: "Women Should Play a More Prominent Role in Peace Negotiations"

    EU support in peace processes should be made conditional on women participating in negotiations.

    Thursday, February 2, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 727
  17. INTERNATIONAL: UN Women and UNDP to Partner with EU to Foster Women's Effective Participation in Peacebuilding and Post-conflict Recovery

    Wednesday, February 1, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 568
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  22. Follow up to 10 Points on 10 Years UNSCR 1325 in Europe

    On the 10th anniversary of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on women, peace and security (WPS), civil society orga

    Tuesday, January 10, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 559
  23. UNECE Gender Action Plan 2012-2013

    Sunday, January 1, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 668
  24. Promoting Gender Equality and Women's Economic Empowerment on the road to Sustainable Development: Good Practices from the UNECE Region

    UNECE has identified several key areas where disadvantages for women currently exist in the region, as well as policy

    Sunday, January 1, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 669
  25. SERBIA: Army Peacekeeping Missions Update


    Wednesday, December 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 587
  26. CENTRAL EUROPE: Women are Increasingly Powerful in Bulgaria.

    Today, one-third of company owners and top managers in Bulgaria are women.

    Thursday, December 15, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 542
  27. BOSNIA-HERZEGOVINA: In the Land of Blood and Honey

    Rape as a tool of war is uncomfortable subject matter.

    Thursday, December 15, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 545
  28. Gender and Security Sector Reform in Bosnia and Herzegovina

    This report, launched 7 December 2011, presents the findings and analysis generated by a needs assessment on gender a

    Thursday, December 15, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 547
  29. SOUTH EASTERN EUROPE: Kosovo Women's Network Charts Alarming Trend in Violence

    According to data from the Kosovo Police's Human Rights Department, there were 9,772 police-documented cases of domes

    Tuesday, December 13, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 532
  30. Impact of Women in Peace Negotiations in Northern Ireland and Spain

    The continuing prevalence of civil wars merits renewed efforts to understand more about how they might be successfull

    Monday, December 12, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 543
  31. Monthly Action Points (MAP) on Women, Peace and Security, NGOWG, December 2011

    For December, in which the Russian Federation has the Security Council presidency, the MAP provides recommendations o

    Tuesday, December 6, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 540
  32. INTERNATIONAL: "Don't talk to me about war. My life's a battlefield."

    I remember one day, when I was working in Belfast – it was back in the nineties.

    Friday, November 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 525
  33. BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA: OSCE promotes role of women in conflict prevention, crisis management and peace-building at Sarajevo conference

    The need to engage women in all phases of conflict prevention, crisis management and post-conflict rehabilitation was

    Wednesday, November 2, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 387
  34. EUROPE: Protecting the Most Vulnerable

    Crime hurts, and the protection of victims from criminality is always a priority in any criminal policy.

    Saturday, October 15, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 383
  35. KOSOVO: Kosovo Still Plagued by Human Trafficking

    Kosovo is a source, destination and transit country for trafficking of women and children, a recently released US Sta

    Thursday, July 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 113
  36. INTERNATIONAL: Salute To Women Driving Revolutions

    What do driving, voting, wearing pants, and protesting have in common?

    Friday, July 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 080
  37. INTERNATIONAL: Limit Arms Exports to Reduce Violence Against Women

    The availability of small arms increases sexual violence against women.

    Thursday, July 7, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 086
  38. EUROPE/CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC: Comparing Women's Rights in Europe and Sub-Saharan Africa

    How does Europe compare with sub-Saharan Africa in terms of women's rights?

    Wednesday, July 6, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 053
  39. KOSOVO: President Jahjaga Met With The President of Lithuania, Dalia Grybauskaite

    The President of the Republic of Kosovo, Mrs. Atifete Jahjaga continues the official visit to Lithuania.

    Friday, July 1, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 050
  40. CYPRUS: US Places Cyprus On Sex-Trafficking 'Watch List'

    CYPRUS has been placed on the US' sex trafficking watch list after failing to meet minimum standards for the eliminat

    Thursday, June 30, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 036
  41. NORTHERN IRELAND: Northern Ireland's Vice Trade Shame: Growing Demand For Prostitutes Sees Rise In Human Trafficking

    The PSNI is becoming increasingly concerned that dangerous crime gangs involved in human trafficking are targeting No

    Wednesday, June 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 026
  42. INTERNATIONAL: Malta put on Trafficking Watchlist

    Malta, Cyprus and Estonia have been put on a watch list by the US for allegedly failing to stop high levels of human

    Wednesday, June 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 027
  43. SERBIA: National Conference "Response to Violence Against Women In Family and Partner Relations"

    State Secretary of the Ministry of Labour and Social Policy and National Director of project “Fight against sex

    Wednesday, June 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 028
  44. KOSOVO: Opening of the Women for Women International Women's Opportunity Centre

    Women's Opportunity Centers Are The Next Step in Helping Women Survivors of War
    Saturday, June 18, 2011
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  45. INTERNATIONAL: Peace Laureates Take on the War on Women

    Violence starts in the mind, so we have to start by changing the minds of men and women all over the world." Nob

    Tuesday, June 14, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 936
  46. CYPRUS: Sex Trade Across the Divide

    A local women's rights group has called on authorities to tackle sexual exploitation of trafficked women by prosecuti

    Tuesday, June 7, 2011
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  47. KOSOVO: NATO peacekeeper in Kosovo charged with raping female employees; sent home to face charges

    A NATO official in Kosovo says a peacekeeper has been charged with raping several women working in a military camp in

    Friday, June 3, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 860
  48. INTERNATIONAL: Ending Rape in War

    After curving through miles of Quebec's countryside, the road to Montebello arrives at an enormous log cabin along th

    Thursday, June 2, 2011
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  49. BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA: "Butcher of Bosnia": Inhumanity of a War Criminal

    Ratko Mladic, the Serbian General wanted for war crimes including the killing of over 8,000 men and boys around the t

    Sunday, May 29, 2011
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  50. BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA: If This is 'Peace', When Does it Start for Women?

    Bakira arrived late at the Nobel Women's Initiative conference at Montebello, an envoy from a nightmare period of eth

    Thursday, May 26, 2011
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