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  1. ISRAEL/OCCUPIED PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES: Palestinian Women Suffer Harsh Violations in Israeli Jails

    Riyadh al-Ashqar, spokesman of the P.A.

    Sunday, December 19, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 944
  2. IRAQ: Displaced Women Still Struggle for Survival

    Displaced Iraqi female-headed families who have returned home are still experiencing major livelihood challenges, say

    Tuesday, December 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 739
  3. LEBANON: Beirut Forum Looks to use Media to Promote Gender Equality

    Women are still “mainly construed as clichés of sexual attraction to be shown on television,” Info

    Friday, December 3, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 691
  4. ISRAEL: Control by Femicide

    IN ISRAEL, MURDER OF WOMEN IN WHAT ARE REFERRED to as “killings to protect the family's honor” account fo

    Wednesday, November 17, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 592
  5. Palestine: Securing Women's Housing Rights

    Since the 1967 occupation of the West Bank and Gaza Strip, Israel has demolished close to 25,000 Palestinian homes in

    Tuesday, November 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 747
  6. OCCUPIED PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES: Report: Palestinian Women's Rights Still Ways Off

    Last week, Euromed's Gender Equality Program (EGEP) published a report on gender equality and women's rights in Pales

    Monday, November 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 553
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  8. LEBANON: Campaign for Equal Citizenship for Women Steps Up Pressure

    The national campaign to grant women equal citizenship, allowing them to pass on their nationality to their children,

    Friday, October 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 359
  9. IRAQ/SYRIA: In Syria, Iraqi Refugee Daughters Risk Being Sold

    Um Ali is scared.

    Tuesday, October 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 316
  10. IRAQ: Women's Education Expands in Iraq

    The hallways of a grade school were uncharacteristically silent and absent of students as they had been for months pr

    Sunday, October 3, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 255
  11. KURDISTAN: UN Global Peace Day Marked in Erbil

    "We embrace peace because we want to secure our future"

    Saturday, September 25, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 216
  12. IRAQ: The Fate Of Al Qaeda's Children In Iraq

    The true toll of the Iraq war is one that won't be tallied for years.

    Tuesday, September 21, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 169
  13. KURDISTAN: Unveiling Prejudice Against Women

    By Ruwayda Mustafah Rabar

    Monday, September 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 100
  14. IRAN: Iran Woman's Stoning Suspended After Global Outcry

    Iranian authorities have suspended the execution by stoning of a woman convicted of adultery, the Foreign Ministry sa

    Wednesday, September 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 056
  15. ISRAEL: Hamas Calls Women and Children 'Military Targets'

    The Palestinian terrorist organization Hamas on Saturday said that all Jews living in Judea and Samaria (the so-calle

    Sunday, September 5, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 035
  16. IRAN: Zvi Bar'el / Iran's Women Defeat Ahmadinejad's 'Legal Prostitution' Bill

    The White House was quick to deny a Financial Times report two weeks ago that U.S.

    Wednesday, September 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 008
  17. ISRAEL/PALESTINE: Less Than Animals

    “The Russian Compound...” said Jehan Dahadha, before trailing off.

    Monday, August 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 969
  18. ISRAEL: Facing Arrest, Catcalls, Israeli Women Pray at Western Wall

    The women come from all over Israel every month to pray at the Western Wall, one of Judaism's holiest sites.

    Sunday, August 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 967
  19. ISRAEL: Why Is Israel Terrified Of A Ship Full Of Women?

    The bloody wake left by the Mavi Marmara after the May 31 Israeli commando raid has not deterred 50 female activists

    Saturday, August 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 956
  20. IRAN: UN Panel: Minorities in Iran Face Discrimination

    A United Nations panel says Arabs, Kurds and other minorities in Iran face discrimination because of their ethnicity.

    Friday, August 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 885
  21. PALESTINE: Bedouin Women Hold Non-Violent Demo Against Razing of Villages

    Around 700 Bedouin women held a protest in Jerusalem challenging the demolition of their villages by Israeli forces.

    Thursday, August 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 000
  22. IRAQ: Trafficking of Iraqi Women Rampant Despite U.S. Commitment To End It

    Two months ago, the State Department released its 2010 Trafficking in Persons Report (TiP Report), laying out a pictu

    Wednesday, August 25, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 932
  23. PAKISTAN: Floods, Drought, and Displacement Hit Pakistan's Women Hardest

    The monsoon floods in Pakistan have killed thousands and affected an estimated twenty million people across several p

    Tuesday, August 24, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 897
  24. GAZA: Probable Delay Hits Lebanon All-women aid Ship to Gaza

    A Lebanese aid ship aiming to reach Gaza in defiance of Israel will "probably be delayed," organisers said

    Monday, August 23, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 856
  25. ISRAEL: Israeli Army's Female Recruits Denounce Treatment of Palestinians

    It was a single word scrawled on a wall at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem that unlocked something deep inside Inb

    Sunday, August 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 858
  26. ISRAEL:The Long Road of Death, Massacre in Sinai

    They are hung from trees by metal chains attached to their arms and provided with plastic bags to collect their urine

    Wednesday, August 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 851
  27. LEBANON:How Domestic Workers Become Slaves

    It was one o'clock in the morning, and raining, when Frances's employer threw her out in the street, angry that she h

    Friday, August 6, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 777
  28. IRAN: Lecture discusses Iranian Women

    Women in Iran have resisted attempts by the Islamic theocratic regime to render them second-class citizens following

    Friday, August 6, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 778
  29. IRAN: Iran Lawyer in Ashtiani Stoning Case Now in Turkey

    Mohamed Mostafaei was detained in Turkey because of passport problems but can apply for asylum if he wants to, the ag

    Wednesday, August 4, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 746
  30. GAZA: Gaza Girls Turn to Fishing to Feed Family

    Every morning the two girls wake up before dawn, row their wooden skiff out into Gaza's heavily-patrolled waters, and

    Wednesday, August 4, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 753
  31. INTERNATIONAL: Human Rights Committee Concludes Ninety-Ninth Session

    The Human Rights Committee concluded its ninety-ninth session today, during which it considered and adopted concludin

    Friday, July 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 752
  32. IRAN: Iran to Pay for New Babies to Boost Population

    Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad inaugurated a new policy on Tuesday to encourage population growth, dismissing

    Thursday, July 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 685
  33. IRAN: Iranian Authorities Pressure Prominent Lawyer By Holding Family Members 'Hostage'

    "Today I was again contacted after being interrogated, I was summoned through a telephone call.

    Tuesday, July 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 674
  34. SYRIA: Bans Full Islamic Face Veils at Universities

    Syria has forbidden the country's students and teachers from wearing the niqab -- the full Islamic veil that reveals

    Monday, July 19, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 600
  35. EGYPT: Women Have Burdens but No Privileges

    Hoda Gameel is 22 and one of the millions of women in Egypt thrust by need and circumstance into the world of work.

    Tuesday, July 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 517
  36. IRAN: Iranian Women's Rights Activist Recounts Decision To Cast Off Hijab

    On a cold winter day, Iranian women's rights activist and journalist Fariba Davoodi Mohajer made an about-face: Havin

    Tuesday, July 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 564
  37. IRAN: Two Death Sentences in Iran

    Over the past weeks Amnesty International and other human rights organizations have been highlighting the plight of t

    Monday, July 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 500
  38. ISRAEL: Anat Hoffman Detained for Questioning for Holding Torah Scroll at Holy Site

    Anat Hoffman, leader of the Women of the Wall prayer group, was arrested at the Western Wall on Monday for holding a

    Monday, July 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 502
  39. IRAN: Iran's Assault On Civil Society

    Addressing a meeting of the Community of Democracies in Krakow, Poland, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton spoke of t

    Monday, July 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 548
  40. ISRAEL: Israeli Soldier to be Charged over Deaths of Gaza Women

    An Israel soldier is to face manslaughter charges for shooting dead two Palestinian women during Israel's invasion of

    Wednesday, July 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 473
  41. GEORGIA: Facilitating the Delivery of Assistance to Conflict-Affected Women in Georgia

    UNIFEM and its partner organization, the Women's Information Center, have organized a series of meetings in cooperati

    Monday, July 5, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 795
  42. KURDISTAN/TURKEY: Kurd Women Fight the 'Culture of Rape'

    In one of the more prominent of a series of recent rape scandals in Kurdish dominated southeastern Turkey, at least f

    Saturday, July 3, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 434
  43. PALESTINE: Women Claim Their Legitimate Share

    Women's legal status is weak in patriarchal Palestinian society.

    Thursday, July 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 365
  44. SAUDI ARABIA: Saudi Reforms Five Years On: Looser Rein, Slight Gain

    August marks Abdullah bin Abd al-Aziz Al Saud's fifth year as king of Saudi Arabia, a good moment to assess reforms i

    Thursday, July 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 409
  45. IRAN: World Organization Against Torture Halt the Execution of Ms. Zeynab Jalalian!

    The World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT) has been informed by reliable sources of the imminent execution of Ms.

    Thursday, July 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 447
  46. IRAN: Stop Imminent Execution of Kurdish Dissident

    The Iranian judiciary should immediately halt plans to execute Zeynab Jalalian and other Kurdish dissidents, Human Ri

    Tuesday, June 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 406
  47. IRAN: High Price of "Bad Hejab"

    When Iranian girls go out these days, their friends warn them they face trouble if they are wearing makeup or are fas

    Thursday, June 24, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 348
  48. IRAN: Iranian Woman Activist, Narges Mohammadi, Arrested On Thursday

    Narges Mohammadi, an Iranian journalist and prominent human rights activist, was arrested on June 10th by Intelligenc

    Wednesday, June 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 240
  49. LEBANON: Lebanese Women Sending Aid Ship to Gaza

    An aid ship transporting medical supplies to Gaza will leave Lebanon in the coming days with dozens of women activist

    Tuesday, June 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 278
  50. GEORGIA: UN Women's Organization Works With IDPs In Georgia

    The head of the United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM) is in Georgia to help female internally displaced

    Sunday, June 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 287

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