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  1. LEBANON: MP Setrida Geagea Wants to Boost Women's Role in Lebanon

    MP Setrida Geagea's Press office issued a statement on Monday about the Lebanese Forces MP's words during the meeting

    Tuesday, August 31, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 976
  2. ISRAEL/PALESTINE: Less Than Animals

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

    Monday, August 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 969
  3. ISRAEL: After 2 Tough Years, Israeli Ambassador Heads Home, Hopeful for Direct Peace Talks

    Shalev told The Associated Press in a farewell interview that despite near-constant criticism, she believes it's impo

    Monday, August 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 001
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. INTERNATIONAL: Human Rights Watch says US Needs to Protect Women in Detention from Sexual sid

    The US government needs to strengthen its protection of people in immigration detention to prevent sexual abuse and t

    Saturday, August 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 980
  7. 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
  8. IRAN: Two Iranian Activists Win Press-Freedom Awards

    Two Iranian rights activists arrested on their way to the funeral of a senior dissident cleric last year have won int

    Friday, August 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 974
  9. 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
  10. IRAN: Iranian Women Protest So-Called Family Protection Bill

    Kaleme website reports that Rahnavard has called on the parliament to leave the evaluation of this bill of law to a &

    Wednesday, August 25, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 899
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. ISRAEL/JERUSALEM: Women Demonstrate in Jerusalem Against Negev Demolitions

    More than one thousand women and 15 Arab and Jewish human rights groups will demonstrate on Monday against the Israel

    Monday, August 23, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 910
  15. IRAN: MPs Considering a Plan to Tighten Women's Security

    The Majlis is mulling over a major plan to provide greater security for women, MP Zohreh Elahian announced recently.

    Monday, August 23, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 915
  16. 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
  17. IRAQ: Scared Women Are Packing Pistols in Iraq

    Each night before she goes to sleep, Umm Shekar checks to make sure her pistol is loaded and tucks it beneath her mat

    Sunday, August 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 895
  18. IRAQ: Iraqi Women - Hearing From a Forgotten Voice

    When leading prominent Iraqi women leaders from all across the country gathered in Baghdad in June 28, 2010 they had

    Wednesday, August 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 850
  19. 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
  20. KURDISTAN: Women Rights Defense Center Opens in Kirkuk

    A non-profit center for women's rights defense opened in Kirkuk on Sunday under the name of “the Legal Free Cen

    Wednesday, August 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 852
  21. GAZA: Let 'One of Our Women' Probe Raid

    Following court order to appoint woman to commission investigating flotilla, dozens of rabbis make lists of candidate

    Monday, August 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 832
  22. PALESTINE: Palestinian Women's Union Expresses Solidarity with Women Political Activists in Iran & Camp Ashraf

    The General Union of Palestinian Women for Social Work, which has over 30,000 members and is considered as one of the

    Sunday, August 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 831
  23. AFGHANISTAN: How Settling With the Taliban Puts Women at Risk

    "If you had to choose between saving a girl's life or enabling her to go to school, which would you do first?&qu

    Sunday, August 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 865
  24. IRAN: Human Rights Group Fears Iran Woman's Execution Imminent

    A prominent human rights group has expressed "grave concerns" that Iran will soon execute a women sentenced

    Saturday, August 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 830
  25. IRAN: Campaigning Must Continue to End Stoning

    Facing arrest, her lawyer, Mohammad Mostafaei, fled to Norway via Turkey, where he was briefly detained.

    Friday, August 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 808
  26. IRAN: TV Confession of Iran Stoning Case Women Criticized

    Amnesty International criticized the TV “confession” of an Iranian woman on Wednesday night in which Saki

    Thursday, August 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 845
  27. KURDISTAN: Kurdistan Democratic Party May Have No Quota for Women

    Iraqi Kurdistan: As the 13th convention of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) of Iraq draws nearer, Fazil Mirani, h

    Wednesday, August 11, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 809
  28. ISRAEL: Women, Children Homeless After Their Tents Razed by Israel in Negev

    Dozens of Palestinian women and children were rendered homeless after the Israeli occupation authority (IOA) demolish

    Wednesday, August 11, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 810
  29. GAZA: Court to State: Why are There No Women on Gaza Probe Panel?

    The High Court of Justice on Wednesday instructed the state to review its stance regarding the inclusion of a woman i

    Wednesday, August 11, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 811
  30. PALESTINE: Palestinian Female Inmates Appeal to the Red Cross to Close Al-Damon Prison

    The female Palestinian prisoners of Al-Damon prison have called on the International Red Cross to put pressure on the

    Monday, August 9, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 792
  31. IRAN: Iran was to Execute Me in Secrecy

    An Iranian woman sentenced to death by stoning says Tehran is trying to confuse the media so it can execute her in se

    Saturday, August 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 784
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. GAZA: Gaza Aid Flotilla to Set Sail from Lebanon with All-Women Crew

    A ship bearing aid for Gaza is preparing to leave Tripoli in Lebanon this weekend in the latest attempt to defy the I

    Friday, August 6, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 781
  35. IRAN: Iranian Facing Stoning Speaks: It's because I'm a woman

    In an exclusive interview with the Guardian, the woman whose sentence of death by stoning triggered an international

    Friday, August 6, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 782
  36. TURKEY: What's Going On With Turkey?

    While virtually the entire world has finally aligned on isolating Iran--including, even, Russia and Gulf states--Turk

    Friday, August 6, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 135
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. IRAQ: Women Take up Arms in Iraq's Wild West

    Sporting a long blue dress and white headscarf, Umm Omar barely blinks as she whips out a pistol in her garden.

    Wednesday, August 4, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 754
  40. LEBANON: Parliament Urged To Adopt Domestic Abuse Laws

    The Lebanese Parliament should adopt proposed domestic abuse legislation as soon as possible, UN representatives urge

    Tuesday, August 3, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 718
  41. JORDAN: Princess Basma Highlights Role of Education in Conflict Resolution

    HRH Princess Basma on Sunday highlighted the importance of education in conflict resolution and the UN University for

    Tuesday, August 3, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 728