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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. LEBANON: Lebanese Call for End to Violence Against Women

    Last week, Lebanese women's rights activists launched a 16-day campaign to push parliament to pass new legislation to

    Monday, December 6, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 716
  3. KURDISTAN: Pioneering Research into Honour-based Violence Launched in Erbil

    A pioneering research project and report commissioned by the Kurdistan Regional Government on honour-based violence w

    Tuesday, November 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 680
  4. IRAQ: No Country for Women

    The improved political representation of women in Iraq is in sharp contrast to their broader disempowerment, as highl

    Sunday, November 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 642
  5. KURDISTAN: Kurdistan Takes Measures Against Gender-Based Violence

    As Kurdistan is fast progressing, becoming democratized and westernized, it faces serious difficulties with its conse

    Saturday, November 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 658
  6. 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
  7. KURDISTAN: Mass Arrest of Women Marchers

    Dozens of women were arrested en masse in Urfa during their march against gender-based violence and for the protectio

    Friday, November 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 549
  8. IRAQ: Woman Killed in Fresh Violence in Iraq

    Continued militancy has taken the life of a woman in Iraq's northern province of Nineveh while others have been wound

    Thursday, September 9, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 067
  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. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. IRAN: Iranian Woman Facing Stoning: 'I'm afraid of dying'

    In a room thousands of miles from her prison cell in northeastern Iran, the fear that has gripped Sakineh Mohammadi A

    Saturday, July 31, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 719
  23. IRAN: World Rallies for Iranian Woman Sentenced to Death

    In London, campaigners protested against "medievalism and barbarity" Hundreds of people have held rallies a

    Saturday, July 24, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 639
  24. IRAQ: 3 women, 1 child killed in Attack on Family in Iraq's Anbar

    Three women and a child from one family were killed and six others wounded when gunmen attacked a house near the city

    Wednesday, July 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 550
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. IRAN/IRAQ: Iranian Attacks Should Not Target Iraqi Civilians

    Iran needs to take all feasible precautions to spare civilians at risk of serious harm from artillery bombardment and

    Monday, July 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 561
  30. IRAQ: Iraq still blackspot for human rights, says UN

    A UN report on Iraq shows human rights in the country remain a cause for concern, in spite of improvements in securit

    Saturday, July 10, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 549
  31. IRAN: Iran Must Halt Woman's Death By Stoning

    It is clearly stated in Article 5 of the U.N.

    Thursday, July 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 475
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. PALESTINE: Volunteer in Palestine

    Since 2002, the International Women's Peace Service in Palestine (IWPS-Palestine) has been documenting and non-violen

    Monday, June 21, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 316
  36. 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
  37. KURDISTAN: Iraqi Kurdistan: Girls and Women Suffer the Consequences of Female Genital Mutilation

    A significant number of girls and women in Iraqi Kurdistan suffer female genital mutilation (FGM) and its destructive

    Wednesday, June 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 284
  38. ISRAEL: Israeli Women's Prayers Hit Reactionary Wall

    Noa Raz, a young woman waiting to board a bus, was recently attacked by a man because her arm bore the imprints of te

    Friday, June 11, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 335
  39. PAKISTAN: Women Intensify Push to Pass Law Against Acid Attacks

    Almost seven years after Naila Farhat, 20, became another victim of an acid throwing attack by a spurned suitor, she

    Monday, May 31, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 157
  40. SEMINAR: To Remember Du'a Khalil Aswad

    On the third anniversary of the stoning of Du'a Khalil Aswad to death in public and in condemnation of all forms of v

    Tuesday, May 25, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 062
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  42. PALESTINE: Murder in the Name of Family Honour

    At a landmark conference held recently in Ramallah in the occupied Palestinian territory, delegates were told of docu

    Friday, May 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 054
  43. OCCUPIED PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES: Why Violence Against Women is Widespread

    Nahla*, aged 30, from Bureij refugee camp in central Gaza, said she was physically and mentally abused for more than

    Tuesday, March 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 757
  44. AUSTRALIA: Australia Increases Support for Women in Conflict Situations

    Today, International Women's Day, marks the economic, social and political achievements of women.

    Monday, March 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 689
  45. IRAN: Notoriety under Sharia Garb

    In the first part of my research-based article on titled 'Iran: Clerics or pimps', readers must have already learnt a

    Friday, February 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 772
  46. IRAQ: Al Qaeda Member Arrested for Recruiting Women Suicide Bombers

    Iraqi security forces have arrested an Al Qaeda operative suspected of recruiting women to carry out suicide

    Saturday, February 20, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 503
  47. PALESTINE: World Bank Examines Impact of Conflict and Closure Regime on Palestinian Women

    The socio-economic impact of the ongoing conflict and the comprehensive closure regime on the Palestinian population

    Tuesday, February 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 564
  48. YEMEN: Desperate Somalis turn to prostitution in Yemen

    "My life is rubbish, but what can I do?

    Wednesday, February 10, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 590
  49. Iraqi Widows Organization: Rebuilding and Hope

    More than three million Iraqi men have been killed in the Iraq War since 2003, leaving behind nearly 740,000 widows a

    Friday, February 5, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 626
  50. IRAN: Widespread Arrests of Women's Rights Activists, Female Journalists and Relatives

    Numerous women's rights campaigners, female journalists and relatives are being arrested and persecuted as authoritie

    Tuesday, January 5, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 646