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  1. UKRAINE: Women in Action Amidst Ukraine Conflict

    Since late November, Ukrainians have assembled in the capital city to protest current government regime.

    Friday, March 28, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 275
  2. KOSOVO: Kosovo War Rape Victims Get Fresh Support

    Some 15 years after the conflict in Kosovo ended, parliament has decided to offer legal rights to wartime rape victim

    Thursday, March 20, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 277
  3. BOSNIA HERZEGOVINA: Fighting to make Bosnia-Herzegovina's constitution acknowledge women

    Fighting to make Bosnia-Herzegovina's constitution acknowledge women

    Friday, October 25, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 131
  4. SERBIA: Paunovic: Position of women in Serbia improves

    Serbia has made certain progress in terms of the position of women, officials concluded at the session of the UN Comm

    Friday, July 19, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 015
  5. ITALY: Italy to Reduce Violence Against Women

    The issue of Italy's rising tide of violence against women has been in the spotlight with a raft of headline-grabbing

    Wednesday, May 29, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 970
  6. FYR MACEDONIA: Writing Women Into the Budget: FYR Macedonia Welcomes its First Strategy on Gender-Responsive Budgeting

    Although gender-responsive budgeting has led to the growth of separate programmes and micro-projects for women, this

    Thursday, August 2, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 349
  7. MONTENEGRO: Learning About Rights Helps Roma Women in Montenegro

    Women are discriminated against in most societies.

    Wednesday, June 20, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 169
  8. INTERNATIONAL: Where Are Women's Rights in Plans to Tackle Rape in War Zones?

    At an event in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office last night, the foreign secretary will launch a high-profile new i

    Wednesday, May 30, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 078
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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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  16. CHECHNYA: Chechen Women Attacked With Paintball Guns For 'Immodest' Dress

    Chechnya's Kremlin-installed strongman Ramzan Kadyrov has ordered Chechen women to wear "modest attire" tha

    Friday, March 11, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 398
  17. You Dress According to Their Rules: Enforcement of an Islamic Dress Code for Women in Chechnya

    This report documents acts of violence, harassment, and threats against women in Chechnya to intimidate them into wea

    Thursday, March 10, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 408
  18. ALBANIA: Albanians Divided On Women's International Day

    While hundreds of women protested on International Women's Day against Albania's Prime Minister Sali Berisha, others

    Tuesday, March 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 356
  19. CHECHNYA: Chechnya's Strongman Defends Treatment Of Women

    Chechnya's strongman Ramzan Kadyrov on Tuesday shrugged off rights groups' accusations that he is imposing strict Isl

    Monday, March 7, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 346
  20. SERBIA: Stigmatisation Of Human Rights Defender Ms. Aida Corovic

    On 14 February 2011, the Serbian daily newspaper Danas published an article stigmatising human rights defender Ms Aid

    Monday, February 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 270
  21. BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA: Regional Conference on Protection of Human Rights and Freedoms of Members of The Armed Forces

    A two day regional conference on the theme "Protection of human rights and freedoms of members of the armed forc

    Friday, February 18, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 238
  22. BOSNIA & HERTZEGOVINA: Bosnian War's Wicked Women Get Off Lightly

    Not one woman has yet faced trial before a Bosnian court for war crimes, even though many victims of horrific crimes

    Monday, February 7, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 292
  23. CHECHNYA: Chechnya Muslim Leader Calls For Women To Cover Up

    The spiritual leader of Russia's Muslim Chechnya region called on women on Wednesday to dress more "modestly&quo

    Friday, February 4, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 194
  24. CHECHNYA: Enforcement of Islamic Dress Code for Women in Chechnya

    In the past few years the situation of women's rights in Chechnya has deteriorated significantly, requiring immediate

    Friday, November 19, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 618
  25. CYPRUS/EUROPE: How can we finally have gender equality in Europe?

    Press article by the Head of the European Commission Representation in Cyprus Androulla Kaminara published in "H

    Tuesday, October 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 407
  26. CHECHNYA: Chechen Officials Dismiss Reports of Street Raids on Bare-Headed Women

    Neither the commissioner for human rights nor the police in Russia's North Caucasus Republic of Chechnya have receive

    Monday, October 4, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 266
  27. CHECHNYA: Chechnya Coerces Women on Dress, Activists Say

    MOSCOW — Women in Chechnya are under pressure to adopt Islamic dress, according to human rights activists and a

    Monday, September 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 348
  28. CHECHNYA: Chechen Officials Dismiss Reports of Street Raids on Bare-Headed Women

    Neither the commissioner for human rights nor the police in Russia's North Caucasus Republic of Chechnya have receive

    Friday, September 24, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 289
  29. CHECHNYA: Holiday Crackdown Upsets Chechens

    GROZNY — Armed guards barred women without headscarves from festivities in Chechnya marking a new holiday &mdas

    Wednesday, September 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 265
  30. BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA: Amnesty International Urges Bosnia and Herzegovina to Reject the Burqa Ban

    (Washington, D.C.) Amnesty International is urging the Parliament of Bosnia and Herzegovina to reject a draft law, pr

    Tuesday, August 31, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 951
  31. RUSSIA: Stop Forced Dress Code for Women in Chechnya

    (Moscow) - Russia should put an end to local rules forcing women in Chechnya to observe an Islamic dress code, Human

    Tuesday, August 24, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 908
  32. CYPRUS: What is the State of Women's Rights in Cyprus?

    Cyprus is a nation with a rich cultural history that stretches back over many centuries.Its modern history has been d

    Thursday, August 19, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 973
  33. CHECHNYA: Stolen Brides and Life in Exile from Chechnya

    Over the years, large numbers of Chechens have fled Chechnya and are making lives elsewhere.

    Saturday, August 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 787
  34. UNITED KINGDOM: Britain Celebrates Africa Women's Day

    2010 to 2020 has been adopted by the African Union as the African Women's Decade.

    Monday, August 2, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 768
  35. INTERNATIONAL: Human Rights Committee Concludes Ninety-Ninth Session

    The Human Rights Committee concluded its ninety-ninth session today, during which it considered and adopted concludin

    Friday, July 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 752
  36. CHECHNYA: Rights Worker's Killer Is Known, Medvedev Says

    A year after a human rights worker, Natalia Estemirova, was abducted outside her home in Chechnya and found dead besi

    Thursday, July 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 554
  37. UNITED KINGDOM: UK Moves to Give Anonymity to Rape Defendants

    United Kingdom Justice Minister, Crispin Blunt, has announced that the British government plans to bring forward legi

    Monday, July 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 590
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  40. KOSOVO: Headscarf Ban Upsets Devout Muslims in Kosovo

    The leader of a protest against Kosovo's ban on headscarves in public schools says devout Muslims could resort to vio

    Thursday, June 24, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 342
  41. UKRAINE: Democracy, Human Rights, Refugees: 10th Anniversary of Ukraine Women's Fund

    Melanne Verveer
    Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues

    Tuesday, June 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 413
  42. CHECHNYA: Paintball Attacks on Chechen Women Prompt Outrage

    Women in Russia's volatile Muslim Chechnya region said on Friday that police had targeted them with paintball pellets

    Friday, June 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 304
  43. War is not over with the last bullet: Overcoming Obstacles in the Healing Process for Women in Bosnia-Herzegovina

    The report is a study of the psychosocial work being carried out at various women's centres in Bosnia-Herzegovina and

    Tuesday, May 25, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 279
  44. GEORGIA: UN Assesses Women's Rights in Georgia

    The United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM) held a special press conference dedicated to the first officia

    Thursday, May 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 065
  45. CENTRAL & EASTERN EUROPE: Guilty Until Proven Innocent

    At first, Aisha Makasharipova says she wasn't sure why she was being followed.

    Wednesday, April 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 170
  46. BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA: Bosnian Serbs to Ben Female Cloaking

    Prime Minister of the Bosnian Serb Republic, Milorad Dodik, said that the country will seek to pass a law that bans f

    Thursday, April 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 175
  47. KYRGYZSTAN: President of Kyrgyzstan Signs on to UNiTE Campaign

    During a meeting with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in Bishkek on 3 April, the President of the Kyrgyz Republic, K

    Saturday, April 3, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 884
  48. GEORGIA: Gender Equality Law Adopted

    The Parliament of Georgia passed a Gender Equality Law on 27 March.

    Monday, March 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 070
  49. INTERNATIONAL: Global Bridge Gatherings Rally Support for Women in War Zones

    Afghan women walk past a guesthouse damaged a day after the suicide attacks in Kabul, 27 Feb. 2010

    Monday, March 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 685
  50. INTERNATIONAL: Marking International Women's Day

    International Women's Day is celebrated each year on March eighth.

    Monday, March 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 687

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