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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. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. INTERNATIONAL: "Don't talk to me about war. My life's a battlefield."

    I remember one day, when I was working in Belfast – it was back in the nineties.

    Friday, November 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 525
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. INTERNATIONAL: Women Key to Successful Peace And Security

    Women are critical to peace building and conflict resolution.

    Friday, April 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 678
  20. NORTHERN IRELAND: Women to Unite Over Political Inequality

    Women from all the main parties are set to join forces next week — to demand an increase in females in the next

    Saturday, April 16, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 589
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. NORTHERN IRELAND/IRAQ: Purvis Takes Peace Lessons to Iraq

    A Northern Ireland politician is travelling to Iraq to pass on lessons learned in the peace process.

    Monday, January 24, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 079
  24. SWITZERLAND: Women's Role in Peace Processes Stressed

    Switzerland is taking further steps to implement an international resolution that aims to increase the participation

    Saturday, November 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 595
  25. NORTHERN IRELAND: Dramatic Increase in Reported Rapes in Northern Ireland

    Reports of rape and attempted rape in Northern Ireland have increased by ten per cent compared to last year, accordin

    Saturday, October 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 456
  26. 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
  27. CYPRUS: Sad Lack of Women in the Media, Study Shows

    WOMEN in the Cypriot media are “severely underrepresented” and “nearly invisible”, according

    Friday, October 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 347
  28. 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
  29. INTERNATIONAL: For Four Days, Alpbach is a UN Headquarters

    The fact that the entire UN top management is in Alpbach to prepare the autumn agenda represents a great success for

    Saturday, September 4, 2010
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  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. IRELAND: Action Plan on Women in Areas of Conflict is Flawed, Says Group

    A national action plan to support women in conflict is deeply flawed, slipshod and will damage Ireland's reputation i

    Friday, June 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 276
  36. CYPRUS: Ban Unveils New Head of UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus

    Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today appointed Lisa Buttenheim of the United States as his Special Representative and

    Wednesday, June 2, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 185
  37. 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
  38. UK: Peace Women Banned from Taking Part in Armed Forces Day

    Two women peace campaigners have expressed their shock at being refused a stand at a flagship Wiltshire British Armed

    Friday, February 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 775