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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 773
  8. CYPRUS: More Needs to be Done on Human Trafficking in Cyprus

    Minister of the Interior Neoclis Sylikiotis has insisted that progress has been made in recent years to tackle the pr

    Thursday, April 7, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 498
  9. CYPRUS: Gaps in Law Leave Women Open to Abuse

    Young children and women are vulnerable to sexual exploitation because of gaps in the law and the lack of its impleme

    Wednesday, April 6, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 494
  10. EUROPE/CYPRUS: Press release: MIGS - End Sexual Violence Now

    "On the occasion of the announcement of the five-year European Strategy for Gender Equality, EU Justice Commissi

    Tuesday, September 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 351
  11. 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
  12. NORTHERN IRELAND: My Girls Could Have Been in Coffins Today

    Holding hands, the three young girls sang and giggled as they walked to the corner shop in the summer sunshine to buy

    Monday, August 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 882
  13. 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
  14. Intercultural Dialogue on Violence Against Women in the Mediterranean: Final Results of a Euro-Mediterranean Project

    Violence against women and girls is a fundamental violation of human rights, representing one of the most critical pu

    Tuesday, January 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 518
  15. Women's National Commission

    Civil Society Organisations67 347
  16. United Kingdom Human Trafficking Centre

    Civil Society Organisations67 498
  17. Purple Teardrop Campaign

    ‘Stop the Trafficking, Stop the Tears, Free Them from their Tormented Years' are the poignant words written by a memb

    Civil Society Organisations67 499
  18. Stop Violence Against Women: A Project of the Advocates for Human Rights

    The Stop Violence Against Women website (STOPVAW) is a forum for information, advocacy and change in the promotion of

    Tuesday, June 14, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 292
  19. DISCUSSION: Wikigender Online Discussion Transforming Social Norms to Prevent Violence Against Women and Girls

    Wikigender would like to hear your views, lessons learned and best practices or policies in ending violence against w

    Sunday, January 27, 2013 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 586
  20. STATEMENT: Left Speechless by Recent Violations Against Migrant Women

    Civil society organisations in Cyprus have been left speechless by recent incidents involving migrant women – t

    Saturday, July 20, 2013 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 769
  21. IRELAND: Empowering Women to Promote Peace and Security

    The participation of women in conflict resolution and mediation efforts around the world is an enormous force for goo

    Saturday, August 9, 2014 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 927