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  1. IRELAND: Consultation Paper Ireland's Second National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security

    Conflict Resolution Unit will lead the development of Ireland's Second National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Secur

    Friday, July 11, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 435
  2. DENMARK: Women Empowerment: Denmark pledges $1m for UN Programme

    ISLAMABAD: The government of Denmark has provided a grant of $1 million to support UN Women, the United Nations entit

    Thursday, July 10, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 431
  3. NORTHERN IRELAND: Women in Northern Ireland - Sharing the Learning

    Lasting peace in Northern Ireland will not be achieved if women are not fully involved in the prolonged task of post-

    Tuesday, June 17, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 381
  4. NORTHERN IRELAND: "Peace Will Bring Prosperity": Northern Ireland's Big Lie?

    Feminist and trades union activists are leading the fight back against neoliberal economic policies in Northern Irela

    Monday, June 9, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 352
  5. INTERNATIONAL: Natasha Stott Despoja, Australia's Ambassador for Women and Girls, Analyses the Campaign to Eradicate Rape in Conflict Worldwide

    BILLIONS of dollars are spent every year developing new guns and missiles, but one of the most horrible weapons of wa

    Sunday, June 8, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 350
  6. CYPRUS: Where are the Women in the Peace Process?

    An open discussion and workshop titled ‘Women for Peace: the way forward' took place at Home for Cooperation ye

    Wednesday, May 28, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 331
  7. NORTHERN IRELAND: Women in Northern Ireland Should Be Leading Peacebuilders Again

    The 9th of February, 1996. That was a Friday evening I will never forget.

    Friday, May 16, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 328
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. KOSOVO: On the Trail of Women's Independence in Kosovo: Resolution 1325

    So much has been said about it, so many small and international-scale conferences have been held in big salons, and s

    Wednesday, March 12, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 273
  11. SERBIA: Women Should Be Present At All Levels Of The Government

    The Commissioner for the Protection of Equality Nevena Petrusic has urged that women should account for a third of ca

    Wednesday, February 5, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 230
  12. BALKANS: Women and War

    Thousands of women were victims of sexual crimes during the Balkan conflicts.

    Tuesday, December 3, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 165
  13. 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
  14. KOSOVO & AFGHANISTAN: Efforts to Develop a Gender Perspective in NATO-Led Operations Get Mixed Review

    A searching independent review finds that NATO and its operational partners have made ‘significant progress' in

    Wednesday, October 23, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 120
  15. BOSNIA & SERBIA: Witness Testimony About Horrendous Treatment of Women by Bosnia Serb Forces

    A protected witness testified in The Hague this week about being gang-raped and held prisoner by Bosnian Serb soldier

    Friday, October 4, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 089
  16. SE EUROPE: Women's Role in Building Effective Defence Institutions in Southeastern Europe

    Around 25 experts addressed the role of women in promoting transparency, accountability and integrity in the

    Wednesday, September 25, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 099
  17. Power, Empowerment and Violence against Women, Study

    In the context of the conflict in the former Yugoslavia and of the genocide in Rwanda, reports of sexual violence app

    Friday, August 30, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 062
  18. CHECHNYA: Over 200 Women Run for Chechen Parliament

    Over 770 people have filed their bids for participation in the parliamentary elections in Chechnya, a republic in Rus

    Thursday, August 15, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 045
  19. 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
  20. BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA: Suffering in Silence: Women in the Shadow of Srebrenica

    The shadows of war still fall over the survivors of the massacre, but solidarity and practical support is giving wome

    Monday, June 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 983
  21. TURKEY: Women on the Front Lines of Turkey Protests

    Two ladies, one in red, the other in blue — that two iconic early images of Turkey's uprising flashed around th

    Saturday, June 8, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 979
  22. 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
  23. MONTENEGRO: Montenegrin Jailed for 45 Years over Sarajevo Killings

    A Montenegrin warlord was jailed for 45 years on Friday for the murder, rape and torture of non-Serb civilians in Sar

    Friday, March 29, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 910
  24. KOSOVO: Civil Society Organisations Benefit Grants to Empower Women in Kosovo

    Ten projects of civil society organizations were officially launched today in the presence of the Head of the Europea

    Thursday, February 14, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 802
  25. EU: Violence Against Women Still "Significant Challenge" in EU

    Irish minister of state for equality Kathleen Lynch has announced that she will be pushing for "tight, firm conc

    Tuesday, January 22, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 744
  26. FINLAND: More Women to Train as Peacekeepers?

    Finland wants to make it easier for women to enter peacekeeping forces, but this could mean loosening physical fitnes

    Tuesday, January 22, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 753
  27. IRELAND: Ireland's Human Rights Not as Good as in 1990s, Says Higgins

    UNSCR number 1,325 was adopted by the council in 2000.

    Tuesday, November 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 607
  28. EUROPE: "EU Should Lead by Example"

    The Equal power – Lasting Peace conference gathered more than 100 participants, EU and NATO officials and polit

    Tuesday, October 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 510
  29. MACEDONIA: Balkan Women a Key Factor for Peace Building

    "I have been always interested in helicopters and planes," Matic said.

    Tuesday, October 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 512
  30. BOSNIA: Documentary Finds Little Rape Justice in Bosnia

    Time has passed, but justice has not moved forward.

    Thursday, October 4, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 516
  31. NORTHERN IRELAND: UNSCR 1325 in Northern Ireland: Opportunities, Challenges and Complexities

    The UN envisaged Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1325, passed on the 31 October 2000 as a landmark document that

    Tuesday, October 2, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 479
  32. KOSOVO: Global Open Day on Women, Peace and Security in Kosovo

    On September 12, the United Nations Kosovo Team (UNKT) at the Swiss Diamond hotel in Pristina, collaborated with the

    Thursday, September 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 372
  33. BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA: Young Women Find Voices-and Inner Leadership-in Bosnia and Herzegovina

    Conversations have taken a livelier turn at dinner tables across Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), according to one young

    Sunday, August 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 272
  34. 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
  35. KOSOVO: Inclusion and Integration of Women of Northern Kosovo Important Topics in a Roundtable Discussion Organized by the Regional Women's Lobby

    The Regional Women's Lobby (RLW), a network of women from seven countries in the Western Balkans, organized a roundta

    Thursday, June 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 189
  36. 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
  37. BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA: Bosnian Serbs Sentenced for Srebrenica Killings

    Bosnia's war crimes court convicted four former Bosnian Serb soldiers on Friday of participating in the execution of

    Friday, June 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 163
  38. BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA: Wartime Rape Victims: 'We Live Out of Spite'

    Throughout history, sexual assault has been used as a weapon of war, up to and including events under way in Syria.

    Friday, June 8, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 124
  39. BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA: The Women of Bosnia and Herzegovina

    On July 11th, Remzija Delic will see her children again.

    Wednesday, May 30, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 065
  40. 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
  41. 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
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 059
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. 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
  46. 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
  47. 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
  48. 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
  49. 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
  50. 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

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