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  1. Pre 2015 News Archive66 391
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  3. MYANMAR: Burmese activists: law against mixed marriages

    Yangon ( AsiaNews) - The current political initiatives "based on religion", including the proposal for the

    Wednesday, May 7, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 319
  4. BRIEFING: Rape and Sexual Violence by the Burmese Army

    This briefing details how the Burmese Army has used rape and sexual violence with impunity for decades.

    Wednesday, April 16, 2014
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 890
  5. INDONESIA: Rights Rollback for Religious Minorities, Women, HRW says

    Indonesian women and religious minorities have faced heightened discrimination as a result of the government's failur

    Wednesday, January 22, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 248
  6. UN-ACTION PLAN: Philippines Super Typhoon Response Gender Alert

    TAKING INTO ACCOUNT THE DIFFERENT NEEDS OF WOMEN, GIRLS, BOYS AND MEN MAKES HUMANITARIAN RESPONSE MORE EFFECT

    Monday, November 18, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 857
  7. PHILIPPINES: Typhoon Haiyan: UK Aid Delivery Must Assess RIsk of Violence Against Women

    All UK partners delivering humanitarian aid to the Philippines are now required to assess the risk of violence agains

    Thursday, November 14, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 150
  8. INDONESIA: RI's Women Peace Activists recieve 2013 N-Peace Awards

    Two Indonesian women peace activists have won the 2013 N-Peace Awards for their efforts to promote women's equality a

    Monday, October 28, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 129
  9. CAMBODIA: Cambodia Urged to Do More to Protect Women, Advance Rights

    The government needs to do more to protect migrant workers, ensure that women have access to legal aid, bring cases o

    Saturday, October 26, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 133
  10. MYANMAR: Burma Support Withheld on UN Pledge to End Sexual Violence

    Burma's government has not supported a declaration launched on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly this week to

    Thursday, September 26, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 094
  11. CAMBODIA: Women Speak Out About Sexual Violence Under KR Regime

    When Yam Lash was brutally raped by Khmer Rouge soldiers under a coconut tree in 1977, she was convinced she had litt

    Wednesday, September 25, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 087
  12. MYANMAR: No Woman, No Peace

    Never mind the fact that Myanmar's most famous person is a woman—Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi.

    Wednesday, September 25, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 093
  13. MYANMAR: Rising Voice for Women Activists of Burma

    The Women's Initiative Network for Peace (Win-Peace) has expressed serious concern at the continued imprisonment of h

    Tuesday, September 3, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 052
  14. CAMBODIA: UN Official Welcomes Possibility of Genocide Court Trying Sexual Crimes

    A senior United Nations official today welcomed the recent decision by Cambodia's genocide tribunal to annul a previo

    Friday, March 1, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 853
  15. CAMBODIA: Acid Attack Perpetrator Sentenced under New Cambodian Law

    Nhem Sreyda feels fortunate that she is still able to see after being doused with acid by her ex-husband in 2012.

    Wednesday, January 30, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 811
  16. BURMA: From Persecution to Deprivation: International Donors Neglect 60.000 Displaced Kachin on China-Burma Boarder

    About 60,000 Kachin villagers fleeing Burma Army attacks and persecution, who are sheltering in Kachin-controlled ter

    Tuesday, October 2, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 737
  17. BURMA/MYANMAR: Ban Hails Aung San Suu Kyi's Role in Myanmar's Reconciliation, Reaffirms UN Support

    “We have great expectations and hope that she will lead this path of reconciliation and greater participatory d

    Friday, September 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 422
  18. INDONESIA: Indonesian Women's Rights Must Be a Priority: Marzuki

    “Today, women account for 70 percent of the 1.3 billion people worldwide still living in poverty,” said M

    Tuesday, September 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 381
  19. ASIA: Deck Stacked Against Women's Land Rights in Asia

    Women across Asia are being shut out from prosperous forestland because of a paradigm geared towards male ownership,

    Tuesday, July 24, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 244
  20. BANGLADESH: Online Birth Data to Prevent Child Marriage

    The Bangladeshi government is attempting to register birth data online to combat high levels of child marriage.

    Tuesday, July 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 197
  21. PHILIPPINES: Gender Equality Can Boost Productivity

    Improving women's access to jobs and economic opportunity could significantly boost worker productivity in the Philip

    Monday, June 25, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 168
  22. CAMBODIA: Less Power for Cambodian Women, Report Says

    Cambodian women have fewer opportunities than men, and less access to economic and political positions of power, a Wo

    Monday, June 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 151
  23. INDONESIA: Indonesia is a 'Dangerous Place' to be a Woman: Poll

    That put Indonesia lower than South Africa and Mexico, and just above Saudi Arabia and India.

    Friday, June 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 382
  24. CAMBODIA: Cambodian Housing Activists Say Women Jailed in Land Dispute are on Hunger Strike

    Phnom Penh, Cambodia — Four Cambodian women imprisoned for protesting their eviction from the land where their

    Monday, June 11, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 111
  25. BURMA: Suu Kyi Speaks At World Economic Forum

    New parliamentarian Aung Sang Suu Kyi spoke of development, gender equality and the future of Myanmar's constitution

    Saturday, June 2, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 108
  26. CAMBODIA: In Cambodia, Sentencing of Women Activists Sparks Outcry

    Many around the world have died protecting it: land.

    Saturday, May 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 100
  27. TIMOR-LESTE: East Timor: New President, Same Problems for Women

    The recent election of José Maria de Vasconcelos, or Taur Matan Ruak as he is known, to the Presidency of Timo

    Wednesday, April 25, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 019
  28. BURMA: Burma Treads Rocky Path to Democracy

    It is never easy to persuade those who have acquired power forcibly of the wisdom of peaceful change," Aung San

    Wednesday, April 11, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 966
  29. PHILIPPINES: CHR-XI to Hold Workshop on Women's Rights in Conflict and Emergency

    The Commission on Human Rights in the region is set to lead a conference and workshop on March 23-24 in Marco Polo Ho

    Wednesday, March 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 930
  30. PHILIPPINES: Lanao Sur Stakeholders Address Women's Rights in Armed Conflict

    Stakeholders from the various sectors in the province gathered last March 19 at the Institute of Peace and Developmen

    Wednesday, March 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 931
  31. MYANMAR: Myanmar Military Fuels Forced Labour, Sexual violence - HRW

    Myanmar and its army are continuing a “systematic repression” of citizens, namely in ethnic areas with on

    Monday, January 23, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 699
  32. THAILAND: Neonatal care for refugees by refugees

    Just as staff at the maternity clinic in the Mae La refugee camp began learning about special care for newborns, a ba

    Friday, September 16, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 187
  33. CAMBODIA/THAILAND: 36,000 Displaced By Deadly Border Clashes

    At least 36,000 people were displaced on 23-24 April amid fresh fighting along the Thai-Cambodian border, officials s

    Monday, April 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 623
  34. PHILIPPINES: Strengthening of Task Forces on Women and Children Pushed

    In order to improve and sustain programs for the rights and welfare of women in the province, there is a need to asse

    Monday, March 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 476
  35. INDONESIA: Men's Group Takes Up Fight for Women's Rights

    A men's organization advocating gender equality was launched in Jakarta on Thursday, giving women an unlikely ally in

    Friday, March 18, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 445
  36. INDONESIA: More Gender Equality To Reduce Domestic Violence

    Indonesian Minister for Women Empowerment and Children Protection Linda Agum Gumelar said on Tuesday that more active

    Wednesday, March 9, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 382
  37. INDONESIA: Observing International Women's Day

    Each year around the world, International Women's Day (IWD) is celebrated on March 8.

    Tuesday, March 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 353
  38. CAMBODIA: Cambodia Rally Barred on Women's Day

    The Cambodian government should reverse its decision to refuse a permit to the Cambodian Women's Movement Organizatio

    Tuesday, March 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 354
  39. SOUTH-EAST ASIA: Women And Children Rights Get Spotlight In Asean

    The Asean Commission on the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Women and Children (ACWC) met for the first tim

    Wednesday, February 16, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 234
  40. INDONESIA: Balinese Women Declare IWAG-Peace

    Hundreds of Balinese women declared an "Indonesian Women`s Association for Global Peace (IWAG-Peace)" in th

    Tuesday, February 15, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 243
  41. INDONESIA: Parliament Continues To Fail Domestic Workers

    Women and girls remain exposed to abusive conditions, says Amnesty.

    Monday, February 14, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 274
  42. MYANMAR: Equal Opportunity Abuse in Myanmar

    When independent researchers fanned out across military-ruled Myanmar's mountainous Chin State to catalogue human-rig

    Monday, February 7, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 193
  43. INDONESIA: 2010 Review: Women 'Bear Greater Brunt' of Free Trade, Fundamentalism

    Free trade, weak government and rising religious fundamentalism made Indonesian women's lives more miserable last yea

    Monday, January 10, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 969
  44. INDONESIA: Indonesian Women's Ignorance of MDGs a Huge Setback: Experts

    Indonesian women are largely unfamiliar with the Millennium Development Goals despite being a key target demographic,

    Thursday, January 6, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 934
  45. INDONESIA: Community Gazette Is Good News for Women and Children in Ambon

    A biweekly bulletin has for the past year been helping to transform the lives of women in Maluku's capital.

    Sunday, January 2, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 887
  46. INDONESIA: Gender Equality: What Should the Govt's Strategy Be in 2011?

    There were so many tasks left unfinished by the government in 2010 related to gender equality.

    Sunday, January 2, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 891
  47. PHILIPPINES: Strengthening the rights of women and children in Mindanao

    The United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) has pledged anew to help the new administration c

    Monday, December 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 922
  48. PHILIPPINES: No End in Sight to Violence, Poverty and Deprivation Afflicting Filipino Women

    It has been said that the conditions of women and children reflect the state of affairs of that country.

    Thursday, December 23, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 876
  49. INDONESIA: Women Increasingly Pay the Price as Regional Bylaws Proliferate

    Despite widespread criticism, the number of discriminatory bylaws continues to increase across the country, a leading

    Wednesday, December 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 873
  50. INDONESIA: The Ups and Downs of Indonesian Women's Movement

    The modern Indonesian women's movement began in the early 1900s, hand-in-hand with the growing nationalism in the cou

    Monday, December 20, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 864

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