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  1. NIGERIA: President Banda to Attend High Level Global Women Network in Nigeria

    President Dr Joyce Banda will leave the country on June 26 for Abuja Nigeria where she is expected to attend a High L

    Tuesday, June 25, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 990
  2. SIERRA LEONE: Sierra Leone: Women Activists Engaged On Constitutional Review

    Women activists from various groups in Sierra Leone, including the Parliamentary Female Caucus, 50/50 Group and Campa

    Tuesday, June 25, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 991
  3. LIBERIA: Liberian National Police Seeks More Female Recruits

    Liberia's national police force (LNP) has begun an intensive recruitment program across the country aimed at women.

    Monday, June 24, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 988
  4. LIBERIA: ERU Officers Gang Rape Woman

    Three officers of the Emergency Response Unit (ERU) of the Liberia National Police have reportedly ganged raped a 23-

    Thursday, May 16, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 951
  5. MALI: Mali's Displaced Women Organise for Long Stay Away from Home, Report The Guardian

    Two things, at least, matter more to Ramata Touré than the outcome of the donor conference in Brussels on Wedn

    Wednesday, May 15, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 962
  6. MALI: Little Support, No Justice for Mali Rape Survivors

    During the rebel takeover of northern Mali in April 2012, many women said they were subjected to rape or sexual assau

    Tuesday, May 7, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 944
  7. LIBERIA: After Punishment, Stigmatize Rapists As Deterrence

    Throughout the lengthy regime of President Tubman, murder and rape were considered two terrible crimes that warranted

    Monday, May 6, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 945
  8. MALI: Resolution 1325 and the Need to Empower Malian Women

    Since the beginning of January 2012, an insurgent group has been fighting with the Mali government for the independen

    Tuesday, April 9, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 924
  9. REPORT: Communities Shattered by Arms Proliferation and Abuse in Côte d'Ivore

    The irresponsible and illegal supply of weaponry and munitions to the warring parties in Côte d'Ivoire has cont

    Wednesday, March 20, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 796
  10. CÔTE D'IVORE: Arms Proliferation and Abuse Shatter Communities in Côte d'Ivoire

    Reckless and illegal arms supplies from Europe, Africa and China to the warring parties in Côte d'Ivoire over t

    Tuesday, March 19, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 885
  11. LIBERIA: Liberia Vows to End Violence Against Women

    In the lead up to Women's Day, on March 8, Liberia has become the latest nation to sign a pledge to end violence agai

    Friday, March 1, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 841
  12. SIERRA LEONE: Sierra Leone's First Northern Region Female Mayor Talks On Plans For A 'Great Makeni City'

    By John Baimba Sesay (Press Attaché in China)

    Monday, February 18, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 813
  13. MALI: Mali's Sexual Violence Victims Left to Themselves

    Many women have been forced to leave their homes in northern Mali as they fled from the sexual violence of the rebels

    Saturday, February 16, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 807
  14. SIERRA LEONE: Women's Empowerment…."Dont Push Us Around"

    Women in Sierra Leone are stepping on center stage in a steady but slow pace to play their part as equal partners in

    Monday, February 11, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 796
  15. Country File: Guinea Bissau Female Genital Cutting

    Type practiced:
    The most widely practiced forms are Type I and Type II.

    Legal status:

    Friday, February 8, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 770
  16. LIBERIA: Prioritize Gender Equality

    Women and children play a major role in poverty alleviation and are expected to feature prominently in any future dev

    Monday, February 4, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 783
  17. MALI: Timbuktu: The Women Singled Out for Persecution

    The harsh reality inflicted on the people of Timbuktu by al-Qaeda and its allies is betrayed by the ordeal of Azahara

    Sunday, February 3, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 771
  18. LIBERIA: Gender Equality 'Central' to All Other Development, Say Women's Groups

    Women and children play a major role in poverty alleviation and are expected to feature prominently in any future dev

    Friday, February 1, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 763
  19. MALI: Malian Women Celebrate

    On the day the French came and the Islamists left, Hawi Traore folded up her veil and tied on a vibrantly colored wra

    Thursday, January 31, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 764
  20. MALI: Tuareg Insurgents in Mali Raped Hundreds of Women and Girls, UN Says

    BAMAKO // Rebels who had conquered northern Mali offered to pay the equivalent of $14 for a 13-year-old girl.

    Thursday, January 31, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 765
  21. LIBERIA: Women Reinforce Advocacy for Equality

    A three-day symposium on gender issues that impact the 1986 constitutional reviewing process got underway in Monrovia

    Friday, January 25, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 748
  22. SIERRA LEONE: Women, Targets in Sierra Leone's Decade of Hell, Now Face a Different Kind of Civil War

    Tears stream down Fatmata's face as she shuffles into the police station courtyard, alone and doubled over in pain af

    Saturday, January 12, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 743
  23. Liberia: Indian Police Officers Commended

    The Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG), Ms.

    Friday, January 11, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 722
  24. NIGERIA: Tambuwal Want's Greater Women Participation in Politics

    This was in response to the request of United Nation (UN) Women Executive Director, Ms Michelle Bachelet ,that barrie

    Friday, January 11, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 738
  25. SIERRA LEONE: Sierra Leone Report from the Field

    From 1991 to 2002, Sierra Leone suffered through a brutal civil war that resulted in 50,000 deaths.

    Friday, January 4, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 763
  26. LIBERIA: Gender & Development Ministry's Mandate Questioned

    The Country Director of Action Aid Liberia, an international women's rights advocate group, has called on the Governm

    Friday, December 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 703
  27. LIBERIA: GBV Campaigners Pledge to End Violence Against Women, Children

    Several Gender Based Violence (GBV) campaigners, predominately women, have made a commitment to continue the fight by

    Tuesday, December 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 700
  28. LIBERIA: Liberian Journalist Faces Death Threats over Female Circumcision, or Genital Mutilation Writings

    The Liberian journalist who wrote about the practice of female circumcision, or genital mutilation (FGM), and its hea

    Monday, December 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 688
  29. SIERRA LEONE: Political Battle Wages on Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting in Sierra Leone

    It is also quite common to see masked women (commonly called “Bondo devils”) in their traditional red and

    Monday, December 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 695
  30. COTE D'IVOIRE/RWANDA: Women Join Ivory Coast Peacekeepers

    A group of 15 policewomen became the first all-women team to deploy with the U.N.

    Monday, December 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 696
  31. RWANDA/COTE D'IVOIRE: UN Commends Rwandan Women Peacekeepers in Ivory Coast

    The United Nations police adviser, Ann-Marie Orler, has welcomed the arrival of Rwanda's female police contingent in

    Sunday, December 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 689
  32. MALI: Malian Women Demand Voice in Negotiations

    Mariam Cisse sits on a wooden bench with her arm wrapped in a sling, her sad eyes cast downward and her voice low.

    Wednesday, December 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 730
  33. SIERRA LEONE: Bangura Rethinks U.N.'s Sex-Violence Patrol

    Zainab Bangura has taken over one of the United Nations' most thankless top positions: tackling a world's worth of ho

    Tuesday, December 11, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 677
  34. SIERRA LEONE: Sierra Leone Women Struggle for Political Role

    Sierra Leone held its third election since the end of its decade-long civil war on November 17.

    Tuesday, December 11, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 678
  35. COTE D'IVOIRE: Transgender Prostitutes Face Abuse in Ivory Coast

    It seemed like a case of simple blackmail.

    Monday, December 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 674
  36. MALI: Malian Refugee Women Recount Ordeal

    Scores of Malians have found havens in neighbouring Mauritania to escape the months-long conflict.

    Friday, December 7, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 717
  37. COTE D'IVOIRE: A Wife Accused of War Crimes: The Unprecedented Case of Simone Gbagbo

    On November 22nd, the International Criminal Court (ICC) unsealed the indictment of Simone Gbagbo, wife of the former

    Monday, December 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 680
  38. LIBERIA: Women Groups Want to Drive Peace & Reconciliation Process - Ask for 50 Percent Increase in Leadership Positions

    A 22-member Women's Interest Group on November 22 presented a communiqué calling on President Ellen Johnson Si

    Monday, November 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 662
  39. Sierra Leone: World Court Struggles to Finish Mass Rape Cases

    The international war tribunal set up to prosecute those responsible for the atrocities committed during Sierra Leone

    Wednesday, November 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 658
  40. MALI: Al-Qaeda Linked Group Detains Mali Women

    New fighting and a crackdown on women not wearing veils by Islamist militants has marred peace moves by two rival gro

    Saturday, November 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 682
  41. LIBERIA: Over 5000 Benefit from Foundation for Women (FFW)

    A local foundation, dedicated to empowering women through micro-loans, has disclosed that at least 5000 Liberian wome

    Tuesday, November 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 626
  42. WEST AFRICA: 'Enhancing Women's Leadership in Peace and Security in West Africa'

    As part of ongoing efforts to strengthen implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women P

    Friday, November 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 623
  43. LIBERIA: Honor at Pinnacle - As Pres. Sirleaf Gets France's Greatest Recognition At Elysee Palace Today

    The French capital of Paris, especially the location of the presidential residence (Elysee Palace) is expected to com

    Wednesday, November 7, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 619
  44. MALI: Women of Mali call for increased protection and involvement in resolving the conflict

    “This occupation is the cruelest one that the Malian people have had to undergo, nowadays women are deprived of

    Tuesday, November 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 620
  45. SIERRA LEONE: How do you tackle maternal mortality in Sierra Leone? Try asking a midwife

    My worry, as the high-level panel on post-2015 development goals meets this week, is that my voice – and those

    Friday, November 2, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 617
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  47. Women, peace and Security in Liberia: Supporting the Implementation of Resolution 1325 in Liberia A UN-INSTRAW

    Peace is fragile and delicate in post conflict societies and the full recovery from the trauma caused needs time, com

    Tuesday, October 23, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 750
  48. WEST AFRICA: WANEP launches guideline on United Nations Security Council Resolution

    A Guideline for the Development and Implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1325 on Wome

    Wednesday, October 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 489
  49. MALI: Women Primary Victims of Violence in Northern Mali, Says UN Rights Official

    Concluding a four-day visit to Mali, a top United Nations human rights official today cited ongoing abuses in the nor

    Wednesday, October 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 490
  50. LIBERIA: Gender Minister - Gov't Has Not Achieved Much in Girls' Welfare

    The Government of Liberia via the Ministry of Gender and Development has said no considerable improvement has been ma

    Tuesday, October 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 481

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