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  1. Our Bodies Are Trembling: Haitian Women Continue to Fight Against Rape

    NEW YORK - January 10 - Today, MADRE, the Institute for Justice & Democracy in Haiti (IJDH), the Bureau des Avoca

    Saturday, January 1, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 128
  2. Across Conflict Lines: Women Mediating for Peace. 12th Annual Colloquium Findings

    This paper draws on discussions from The Institute for Inclusive Security's 12th Annual Colloquium “Across Conf

    Saturday, January 1, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 347
  3. HAITI: Haiti's Women Given More Protection in Camps

    The protection of women and girls in camps for people displaced by the earthquake which devastated Haiti last January

    Friday, December 31, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 930
  4. PERU: Decades On, Women Remain Last in Line for Justice

    Investigations of the raping of women in the 1980s during Peru's counterinsurgency war have ground to a halt, even th

    Monday, December 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 897
  5. GUATEMALA: Women Make Inroads in Key Positions of Power

    GUATEMALA CITY, Dec 27, 2010 (IPS) - Guatemala, it seems, is trying out a new image.

    Monday, December 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 942
  6. CANADA/AFGHANISTAN: Focus Future Afghan efforts on Women, Report Urges

    A new Senate committee urges the government to put women's rights in Afghanistan at the top of its priority list for

    Thursday, December 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 838
  7. CANADA/AFGHANISTAN: Put Women in Afghan Army, Senate Report Says

    Canada should threaten to withhold aid to Afghanistan unless women are fully included in the peace process and push f

    Thursday, December 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 853
  8. UNITED STATES: Women Veterans Sue Pentagon For Information on Military Rape

    Rape, sexual assault and sexual harassment "occur nearly twice as often within military ranks as they do within

    Wednesday, December 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 825
  9. MEXICO: Ciudad Juarez- Women in Leading Edge of Social Violence

    As underlined in the World Health Organization (WHO) report of 2005 on ‘Violence against Women and Achieving th

    Tuesday, December 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 797
  10. DRC/US: USAID Assistance Will Combat Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in DRC

    Over the next five years, more than a quarter of a million Congolese will benefit from assistance aimed at preventing

    Tuesday, December 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 836
  11. COLOMBIA: Parties to Colombia Conflict Raped Almost 15,000 Women in 2001-09 - Study

    Colombia's armed groups and, to a far lesser extent, its army raped 14,779 women between 2001 and 2009 - or five wome

    Tuesday, December 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 845
  12. COLOMBIA: Parties to Colombia Conflict Raped Almost 15,000 Women in 2001-09, Study

    Colombia's armed groups and, to a far lesser extent, its army raped 14,779 women between 2001 and 2009 - or five wome

    Tuesday, December 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 885
  13. Violencia Sexual en contra de las Mujeres en el Contexto Del Conflicto Armado Colombiano

    Desde hace más de cinco décadas, Colombia sufre uno de los conflictos armados más prolongados en

    Tuesday, December 14, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 111
  14. AFRICA/U.S.: Op-Ed on Gender-Based Violence

    The International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women kicked off 16 Days of Activism, an international

    Friday, December 10, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 778
  15. UNITED STATES: Washington's Unlikely Allies: A Tale of Three Women for Peace and Security

    For the entire article, go to :

    Thursday, December 9, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 757
  16. COLOMBIA: 16 Days of Activism: Speaking Out Against Sexual Violence in Colombia

    The annual 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence campaign ending next week has special meaning for uprooted wom

    Monday, December 6, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 712
  17. INDIA/EGYPT/ECUADOR/RWANDA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA: UN Promotes 'Safe Cities' Program for Women

    The abuse of women has been going on for centuries and it is often the case that a woman is killed before the problem

    Monday, December 6, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 715
  18. Indigenous Women's Access to Justice in Latin America

    This paper gives an overview of the challenges which indigenous women in Latin America face in accessing both formal

    Sunday, December 5, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 083
  19. HONDURAS: Women's Rights Under Seige After Military Coup

    4 women have been killed in protests/for participating in the resistance: Wendy Avila and Olga Osiris Ucles were both

    Friday, December 3, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 732
  20. INTERNATIONAL/USA: A Vote to Help Women Around the World

    Two weeks ago, Natalie sat across from me in a crowded camp of displaced earthquake survivors in Port-au-Prince, wrap

    Thursday, December 2, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 708
  21. Listen to their Voices and Act: Stop the Rape and Sexual Abuse of Girls in Nicaragua

    Rape and sexual abuse are widespread in Nicaragua, and the majority of victims are young.

    Monday, November 29, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 059
  22. US: War and 1325: principles or diversity checkbox ?

    A week after Hillary Clinton announced that the U.S.

    Thursday, November 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 636
  23. Haiti: Breaking the cycle of violence: A last chance for Haiti?

    This report documents Amnesty International's concerns about human rights abuses in Haiti after the departure of form

    Tuesday, November 16, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 048
  24. LATIN AMERICA: Gender and Political Parties: Without Equality, Far from Parity

    The new decade begins with the election of another woman president.

    Monday, November 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 619
  25. PERU: Elected to Serve on UN Women Board

    Peru was elected as a member of the newly-created United Nations agency on gender equality and women's empowerment fo

    Thursday, November 11, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 548
  26. INTERNATIONAL: Bringing Women Out of the Shadows

    Since democracy was restored two decades ago, Chile has worked hard to progress in areas as essential as the reestabl

    Tuesday, November 9, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 578
  27. LATIN AMERICA: New Book Investigates Violence Against Women in Latin America

    A new book, coedited by Rosa-Linda Fregoso, professor of Latin American and Latino studies at UC Santa Cruz, investig

    Monday, November 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 481
  28. USA: Mullen: Military Lags in Support of Women Warriors

    Resources for women in the military services are lagging those of men, and officials within the military system do no

    Friday, November 5, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 468
  29. CHILE: Women Sterilised Over HIV Status

    When Francisca arrived at the historic Curicó Hospital - a staple in the Chilean central valley for nearly one

    Wednesday, November 3, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 460
  30. USA: Five Myths About Female Candidates

    We've already heard a lot of grand pronouncements about what women will mean for the 2010 midterms -- and vice versa.

    Sunday, October 31, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 444
  31. USA: 'Year of the Woman' on Ballot but Not at Polls

    GOP candidates Christine O'Donnell, Sharron Angle and Nikki Haley have captured the attention of the country this ele

    Thursday, October 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 452
  32. USA/IRAQ: Grants to Support Iraqi Widows and Female Heads of Household

    The Department of State has awarded $5 million in grants to several nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) to provide d

    Friday, October 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 429
  33. CANADA/AFGHANISTAN: Canada Must Protect Afghan Women Post-combat

    In an effort to kick-start public debate on Canada's post-combat mission in Afghanistan, CARE Canada recommends the g

    Wednesday, October 20, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 396
  34. COLOMBIA: Voices of Women Peace Activists Silenced

    "When we women speak out, without showing fear, we pay a high price: living with that fear," says one peace

    Wednesday, October 20, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 397
  35. SOUTH AMERICA: Women Peacekeepers Have a Vital Role to Play

    In June 2009, Chilean army captain Andrea Fuentes travelled to the city of Cap-Haïtien, in north Haiti, to serve

    Wednesday, October 20, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 404
  36. PERU: Women Sterilised Against Their Will Seek Justice, Again

    Poor, rural, Quechua-speaking women in the Peruvian province of Anta who were victims of a forced sterilisation progr

    Friday, October 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 455
  37. Haiti Post-Earthquake Track Record on Gender, Agriculture and Rural Development

    Wednesday, October 13, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 090
  38. The 'X' Factor: Reintegrating Female Combatants

    Recent research suggests that women comprise between 10 and 30 percent of armed opposition groups, with some groups,

    Tuesday, October 12, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 998
  39. CARIBBEAN: Region Joins UN Campaign to End Violence Against Women

    Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today encouraged everyone in the Caribbean to get involved in the quest to end violence

    Monday, October 11, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 329
  40. CANADA: Tories Tout Plan for Women in War Zones as Vote Nears

    OTTAWA — The Harper government touted a sweeping new plan Tuesday to protect women in global war zones -- one w

    Thursday, October 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 299
  41. Haiti: Still Trapped in the Emergency Phase

    Nearly ten months after the January 12 earthquake, the people of Haiti are still living in a state of emergency, with

    Wednesday, October 6, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 999
  42. PERU: Women Farmers Dream in Organic Flavors of Coffee

    t's Saturday and the women hurry into the cooperative's warehouse in this rural town in southeastern Peru with huge b

    Monday, October 4, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 259
  43. Canada's Action Plan for the Implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolutions on Women, Peace and Security

    This Action Plan is intended to guide the Government of Canada in the implementation of a group of United Nations Sec

    Friday, October 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 988
  44. USA: Female Vets Returning From Iraq, Afghanistan Will Get Supportive Housing

    The Regional Economic Community Action Program will receive $575,000 from the federal government to support the redev

    Thursday, September 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 279
  45. BRAZIL: A Woman Rises in Brazil

    Latin America is no stranger to female leaders, but not many can match the radical political trajectory of Dilma Rous

    Tuesday, September 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 225
  46. USA: US Activist Defends Immigrant Women Against Gender-Based Violence

    Layli Miller-Muro wasn't even out of law school before she helped litigate a case that revolutionized asylum law in t

    Tuesday, September 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 232
  47. Commitments Database: A 1325 Call to Action Statement Canada

    See attached PDF.

    Saturday, September 25, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 972
  48. Commitments Database: A 1325 Call to Action Statement Chile

    Mr. Secretary-General, Ms. Robinson, Minister Cannon, Ladies and Gentlemen,

    Saturday, September 25, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 974
  49. Commitments Database: A 1325 Call to Action Statement United States

    Thank you, Madam Chair.

    Saturday, September 25, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 981
  50. US: US Pledges New Funding For UN Peacekeeping In Conflict Zones

    The United States has pledged new funding to help implement U.N.

    Friday, September 24, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 213

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