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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. INTERNATIONAL: 'Super Agency' Stirs Buzz at U.N. Women's Session

    The headquarters building here is undergoing renovations.

    Thursday, March 11, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 675
  6. INTERNATIONAL: Deputy Secretary-General, in Women's Commission, Hails Possible New Gender Entity at United Nations as 'Historic Opportunity' to Give Women Stronger Voice Globally

    Addressing the Commission on the Status of Women's fifty-fourth session this afternoon, Deputy Secretary-General Asha

    Tuesday, March 9, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 682
  7. 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
  8. 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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  10. INTERNATIONAL: Women and Girls are Key to Security

    What do women fishing, school building and better farming skills have to do with U.S. national security?

    Monday, March 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 690
  11. INTERNATIONAL: Women's Rights: A Matter of Peace and Stability

    On this International Women's Day, it is fitting that we reflect upon United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325

    Monday, March 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 692
  12. INTERNATIONAL: Changing the Game: Gaining Traction in Fragile States

    Speech by Inés Alberdi, UNIFEM Executive Director

    Date: 4 March 2010

    Thursday, March 4, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 674
  13. UN Secretary-General Calls for Empowerment of Women

    United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says that full empowerment of women requires expanding economic opportun

    Monday, February 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 673
  14. INTERNATIONAL: Gender, War and Conflict Transformation

    Shelley Anderson is an old colleague with an inspiring track record in gender work. We see things very much alike.

    Monday, February 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 686
  15. AFGHANISTAN: Getting Women a Seat at the Peace Table

    Nearly ten years after the adoption by the UN Security Council of its groundbreaking resolution on Women, Peace and S

    Thursday, February 4, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 627
  16. INTERNATIONAL: Armed Conflict and Women - 10 Years of Security Council Resolutin 1325

    In October this year, the United Nations will commemorate the tenth anniversary of an important, but inadequately rec

    Friday, January 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 676
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. INTERNATIONAL: Women in Politics The Fight to End Violence Against Women

    Despite the remarkable progress of women in many professions, politics is not one of them.

    Friday, January 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 680
  21. Strategies for Policymakers: Bringing Women into Peace Negotiations

    As leaders in civil society, particularly during and following violent conflict, women are critical players in peace

    Thursday, October 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 129
  22. UN Peacekeeping Economies and Local Sex Industries: Connections and Implications

    “Peacekeeping economies” have not been subject to much analysis of either their economic or socio-cultura

    Thursday, January 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 270
  23. Women in United Nations Peace Operations: Increasing Leadership Opportunities

    United Nations (UN) peacekeeping is in high demand. With a 400 percent increase in the number of peacekeeping

    Tuesday, July 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 261
  24. Programming to Address Violence Against Women: Ten Case Studies (Volume 1)

    This volume documents UNFPA's experience addressing many forms of violence against women.

    Monday, January 1, 2007
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 457
  25. Integration of the Human Rights of Women and the Gender Perspective: Violence Against Women: The Due Diligence Standard as a Tool for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

    Report of the Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences, Yakin Ertürk

    Friday, January 20, 2006
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 472
  26. If Not Now, When? Addressing Gender-Based Violence in Refugee, Internally Displaced and Post-Conflict Settings: A Global Overview

    Throughout history, gender−based violence has been an integral component of armed conflict.

    Monday, April 1, 2002
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 210
  27. Women & Civil War: Impact, Organizations and Action

    Since the end of the Cold War, civil wars (intrastate conflicts) have come to dominate the international landscape.

    Monday, January 1, 2001
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 710
  28. Gender, Conflict and Development Volume II: Case studies: Cambodia; Rwanda; Kosovo; Algeria; Somalia; Guatemala and Eritrea

    This report was commissioned by the Netherlands Special Programme on WID, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (DGIS) of the N

    Saturday, July 6, 1996
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 091
  29. PeaceWomen Project

    PeaceWomen promotes the role of women in preventing conflict, and the equal and full participation of women in all ef

    Civil Society Organisations67 110
  30. WomenWatch Online Discussion: Women and Armed Conflicts

    The Inter-Agency Network on Women and Gender Equality (IANWGE) invites you to participate in online discussions on th

    Monday, January 4, 2010 - 19:00 to Sunday, January 31, 2010 - 19:00
    Pre 2015 Events Archive71 684
  31. World YWCA Day 2010 : Women Creating a Safe World

    Since 1947, World YWCA Day has been celebrated annually on April 24 and is an opportunity for YWCAs around the world

    Friday, April 23, 2010 - 20:00
    Pre 2015 Events Archive71 686
  32. Changemakers Seeking Solutions for Raising Awareness against Gender-based Violence

    The Campus of Excellence and Ashoka's Changemakers have launched a new competition for preventing violence against wo

    Sunday, March 14, 2010 - 20:00
    Pre 2015 Events Archive71 687
  33. Fifty-fourth Session of the Commission on the Status of Women

    The Commission on the Status of Women will undertake a fifteen-year review of the implementation of the Beijing Decla

    Sunday, February 28, 2010 - 19:00 to Thursday, March 11, 2010 - 19:00
    Pre 2015 Events Archive71 688
  34. Engaging Women in the Security Sector: Toward A More Holistic Approach to Peacebuilding

    What specific and unique contributions do women make throughout the security sector?

    Wednesday, January 27, 2010 - 19:00
    Pre 2015 Events Archive71 689
  35. WomenWatch online discussion: Human Rights Peacebuilding

    The Inter-Agency Network on Women and Gender Equality (IANWGE) invites you to participate in online discussions on th

    Sunday, February 14, 2010 - 19:00
    Pre 2015 Events Archive71 690
  36. WomenWatch online discussion: Power and decision-making

    The Inter-Agency Network on Women and Gender Equality (IANWGE) invites you to participate in online discussions on th

    Thursday, February 18, 2010 - 19:00
    Pre 2015 Events Archive71 691
  37. Beijing at 15

    The United Nations Department of Public Information would like to invite you to an online discussion on "Women a

    Sunday, January 31, 2010 - 19:00 to Saturday, February 27, 2010 - 19:00
    Pre 2015 Events Archive71 692
  38. Status Report on Haiti

    Since the massive earthquake struck Haiti on January 12th, Ambassador and Mrs.

    Tuesday, February 2, 2010 - 19:00
    Pre 2015 Events Archive71 693
  39. International Violence Against Women Act Introduction event at the U.S. Capitol

    This event presents a great opportunity for our entire community to demonstrate what widespread support there is for

    Wednesday, February 3, 2010 - 19:00
    Pre 2015 Events Archive71 694
  40. The Role of the Health Sector in Addressing Gender-Based Violence

    The integration of the health sector into strategies to prevent and respond to gender-based violence is often lacking

    Sunday, February 7, 2010 - 19:00
    Pre 2015 Events Archive71 695
  41. Conference: Iran: Politics of Resistance

    This conference's aim is to explore the strategies and tactics of everyday resistance, in particular that of women an

    Thursday, February 11, 2010 - 19:00
    Pre 2015 Events Archive71 696
  42. World Day of Social Justice

    At its sixty-second session, in November 2007, the General Assembly of the United Nations proclaimed 20 February as W

    Friday, February 19, 2010 - 19:00
    Pre 2015 Events Archive71 697
  43. A Breakthrough for Female Political Leaders?

    Event Title* A Breakthrough for Female Political Leaders?

    Monday, June 7, 2010 - 20:00
    Pre 2015 Events Archive71 754
  44. CONFERENCE: The Third International Conference on Women, Gender and Law

    The Third International Conference on Women, Gender and Law will begin in Havana on June 30 with the participation of

    Tuesday, June 29, 2010 - 20:00 to Thursday, July 1, 2010 - 20:00
    Pre 2015 Events Archive71 783
  45. Guaranteeing the participation of women in Peace and Security

    In 2010, the international community will be celebrating the 10th anniversary of UN Security Council Resolution 1325

    Thursday, July 8, 2010 - 20:00
    Pre 2015 Events Archive71 790
  46. Vital Voices Global Leadership Awards

    Every year since 2002, we have gathered at The John F.

    Tuesday, June 5, 2012 - 20:00
    Pre 2015 Events Archive71 954
  47. OP-ED COMPETITION: Empowering Women in International Relations

    Editorial Team: We are launching a new op-ed competition to celebrate the 10th anniversary of UN Res

    Thursday, November 11, 2010 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 723
  48. DEBATE: UK House of Lords International Women's Day debate: Hansard March 3 2011

    On March 3 2011 the UK Upper House held a debate to recognise International Women's Day 2011.

    Wednesday, March 2, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 025
  49. ANALYSIS: Do Women Gain from EU-Latin America Cooperation?

    Hundred years have passed since the initiative to highlight the achievements of women in the world was launched.

    Saturday, April 9, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 152
  50. Reverse The Tide Of War!

    This initiative is a gathering of anti-war and social justice activists, organizations, networks and movements from d

    Saturday, August 5, 2017 - 00:00 to Monday, August 7, 2017 - 00:00
    Initiatives98 724