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  1. GUATEMALA: Nobel Laureate Rigoberta Menchu Tum Speaks on Justice & Sentencing in Guatemala

    The long struggle for justice has come to a point of resolution this week as the High Impact Court “A”cou

    Friday, May 17, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 961
  2. ECUADOR: Young Men Break with Machista Stereotypes in Ecuador

    At the age of 20, Damián Valencia speaks knowledgeably about every aspect of gender equality.

    Tuesday, May 14, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 953
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  4. EL SALVADOR: Impunity, Machismo Fuel Femicides in El Salvador

    Several brutal, high-profile murders of women in the last few weeks in El Salvador are just the latest reminder that

    Wednesday, April 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 934
  5. GUATEMALA: Faces Covered, Rape Victims Testify at Trial of Guatemala's Former Military Strongman

    Indigenous women were systematically gang-raped by Guatemala soldiers and members of paramilitary groups during the c

    Tuesday, April 2, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 901
  6. CHILE: Chile's Bachelet to Run for Re-election

    Former Chilean President Michelle Bachelet on Wednesday announced her candidacy in presidential elections to be held

    Thursday, March 28, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 896
  7. PERU: IOM Peru, Ministry of Women and Vulnerable Populations Sign Cooperation Agreement

    IOM Peru and the Ministry of Women and Vulnerable Populations this week signed a cooperation agreement that will allo

    Tuesday, March 26, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 897
  8. GUATEMALA: Guatemalan Women Sue Canadian Mining Company for Rape

    On Wednesday March 20, Rios Montt, the former president of Guatemala, went on trial for genocide and crimes against h

    Sunday, March 24, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 880
  9. CSW 57: Michelle Bachelet Says She's Going Back to Chile

    Former Chilean President Michelle Bachelet, who became head of the U.N.

    Saturday, March 16, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 859
  10. Mexico, Honduras & Guatemala – From Survivors to Defenders, Women Confronting Violence

    Monday, March 11, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 782
  11. HAITI: Video of the Week: Empowering Women in Haiti

    The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), with partner Heartland Alliance International has bee

    Monday, March 4, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 854
  12. Oidhaco Fact Sheet on Women's Rights in Colombia

    In corporation with Colombian civil society organizations, the Oidhaco network has produced a factsheet where data co

    Friday, March 1, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 800
  13. Latin American and Caribbean Consultations on CSW57 in San Salvador: Opening Statement by Lakshmi Puri

    Opening Statement by Lakshmi Puri, Deputy Executive Director, UN Women, 11 February 2013 in San Salvador, El Salvador

    Monday, February 11, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 800
  14. USA: Presidential Memorandum on Promoting Gender Equality and Empowering Women and Girls Globally

    The Obama Administration has made it clear that advancing the rights of women and girls is critical to the foreign po

    Thursday, January 31, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 781
  15. USA: Combat: The Zone of Women's Liberation?

    Cynthia Enloe, Research Professor at Clark University has written the blog: Combat: The Zone of Women's Liberation?

    Monday, January 28, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 714
  16. COLOMBIA: Colombia´s First Woman President?

    Colombian Conservative and former Uribe defence minister, Marta Lucía Ramírez on Wednesday announced he

    Thursday, January 24, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 756
  17. GUATEMALA: Five Murdered Women the Latest Victims of Guatemala's War on Women

    Last week, 35-year-old Carmen Virginia Tuez Franco was found murdered in Guatemala City alongside her niece Silvia Ma

    Tuesday, January 22, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 746
  18. LATIN AMERICA: Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Against Women is Widespread in 12 Latin American Countries

    A new report published by the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) in collaboration

    Thursday, January 17, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 742
  19. HAITI: Haiti, Three Years After the Earthquake: Empowering Women

    When a catastrophic earthquake struck Haiti on January 12, 2010 – killing more than 200,000 people and leaving

    Saturday, January 12, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 725
  20. USA: Casey Among U.S. Senators Meeting with Afghan Chief

    Democratic Sen.

    Thursday, January 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 715
  21. AFGHANISTAN: Casey, Karzai Discuss Women's Rights

    Democratic Senator Bob Casey and a handful of other senators met with Afghan President Hamid Karzai in Washington, D.

    Thursday, January 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 737
  22. USA: New Push for U.S. to Ratify Major Women's Treaty

    The United States continues to be in the dubious company of six countries that have either refused or are reluctant t

    Tuesday, January 8, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 708
  23. COLOMBIA: Women's Struggle for Peace in Colombia

    Betty Puerto Barrera is a Colombian peace activist.

    Tuesday, January 8, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 709
  24. IMPLEMENTATION OF NATIONAL ACTION PLAN: Implementation Plan of the National Action Plan on Women, Peace, and Security

    The report released by the State Department details the role of women in preventing conflict and building peace throu

    Wednesday, December 19, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 762
  25. GUATEMALA:Women Human Rights Defenders: Activism's Front-Line

    The first time I heard the term Women Human Rights Defender (WHRD) it was a bit of revelation to me.

    Thursday, November 29, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 667
  26. UNITED STATES: Black Women's Roundtable Unites a Diverse Group of Women Leaders and Organizations in Support of United Nations Ambassador Susan Rice

    A diverse group of women leaders and organizations have joined forces with the Black Women's Roundtable (BWR) to laun

    Wednesday, November 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 672
  27. UNITED STATES: FACTBOX: Forced marriage in the United States of America

    The problem of forced marriage remains little known and well hidden in the United States, but experts say it is growi

    Monday, November 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 666
  28. COLOMBIA: What's the role of Afro-Colombian and Colombian women in the FARC peace talks?

    As the Colombian Government prepares to meet with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) in Havana, Cuba,

    Friday, November 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 657
  29. COLOMBIA: Rights Out of Reach: Obstacles to Health, Justice, and Protection for Displaced Victims of Gender-Based Violence in Colombia

    Colombia's laws on violence against women are not adequately protecting victims displaced by the armed conflict, Huma

    Thursday, November 15, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 754
  30. CANADA: Afghan-Canadians Tell the Real Story Behind Remembrance Day Protest

    On November 11, 2012 we attended the Remembrance Day ceremony at Old City Hall in Toronto as an Afghan anti-war prese

    Wednesday, November 14, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 637
  31. COLOMBIA: Rights Study Highlights Vulnerability of Colombia's Displaced Girls and Women

    Ana Angelica Bello, 45, was coming out of the Ministry of Justice in 2009 when two men bundled her into a car, put a

    Wednesday, November 14, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 651
  32. UNITED STATES: Historic Gender Gap Rules: Women's Votes decisive in Presidential and Senate Races

    President Barack Obama won re-election with 55% of women's votes and 45% of men's votes for a decisive and historic 1

    Wednesday, November 7, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 644
  33. CENTRAL AMERICA: Central American Mothers Organize to Find Their Missing Migrant Children

    “The things we have in common are that our sons or daughters are disappeared, and that we can organize from our

    Wednesday, November 7, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 645
  34. UNITED STATES: President Obama Endorses Marriage Equality on the Ballot

    Yesterday, President Obama's campaign released three statements announcing his endorsement of state ballot initiative

    Friday, October 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 600
  35. COLOMBIA: 'What Kind of Peace?:' Nancy Sanchez, Woman Peace-Maker

    Nancy Sanchez has been working for human rights in Colombia for two decades.

    Wednesday, October 24, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 565
  36. Women Peace and Security: Canada Moves Forward to Increase Women's Engagement

    From September 2009 to April 2010, the Standing Senate Committee on Human Rights conducted a study of United Nations

    Wednesday, October 24, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 752
  37. HAITI: Haiti Honors Maria Bello for her Women's Advocacy Following 2010 Earthquake

    Haiti's President Michel Martelly honored Maria Bello on Tuesday for her advocacy work on behalf of the Caribbean cou

    Tuesday, October 23, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 569
  38. UNITED STATES: Reproductive Rights Groups Launch Educate Congress Initiative

    Reproductive rights groups are partnering up for the 'Educate Congress' initiative, which will send a copy of Our Bod

    Tuesday, October 23, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 599
  39. INTERNATIONAL: U.S. National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security

    The goal of the U.S.

    Tuesday, October 23, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 743
  40. GUATEMALA: Sexual Slavery Wounds Persist in Guatemala

    Fifteen brave Guatemalan women from the indigenous q'eqchí people testified before the High Risk Court in Guat

    Friday, October 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 546
  41. COLOMBIA: Missing from Colombia, FARC Peace Negotiations: Women

    Today, the government of Colombia and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) insurgency group meet in Oslo

    Thursday, October 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 547
  42. COLOMBIA: Impunity Persists in Sexual Violence Against Women

    Despite laws, resolutions, decrees, protocols, and directives against gender-based violence, women victims of sexual

    Thursday, October 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 557
  43. UNITED STATES: Women, Romney, and Equal Pay

    When President Barack Obama was telling the story of his grandmother, a woman who became a bank vice president but co

    Wednesday, October 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 560
  44. MEXICO: Drug War: Mexican Citizens Fed up With the Bloodshed

    Margarita Lopez begins to speak about the horrible events that marked the end of her daughter's life in a low, even t

    Wednesday, October 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 568
  45. COLOMBIA: Preparations for a Peace Process

    On Monday, October 15, the government and FARC negotiators will sit down in Oslo to begin the next phase of the Colom

    Saturday, October 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 520
  46. UNITED STATES: 'Elders' join UN, Hillary Clinton in Campaign to End Practice of Child Marriage

    A group of international leaders, known as The Elders, on Wednesday joined forces with the US secretary of state and

    Thursday, October 11, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 522
  47. MENA/ UNITED STATES: Women and the Arab Spring, Joint Hearing

    Senator BOXER [presiding]. The hearing will come to order.

    Tuesday, October 9, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 718
  48. COLOMBIA: Hidden From Justice Impunity for Conflict Related Sexual Violence, A Follow Up Report (English & Spanish)

    Women in Colombia, as elsewhere, face many forms of physical and psychological genderbased violence in many contexts

    Tuesday, October 9, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 720
  49. COLOMBIA: Participation of Women Essential for Colombia's Peace Talks

    Women are needed, not only in the home, but also at the negotiating table, to achieve peace.

    Monday, October 8, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 474
  50. UNITED STATES: Are Homeless Women Without Children in the U.S. Last to Get Sssistance?

    With a current population of 812,826 people, the west coast U.S.

    Monday, October 8, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 487

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