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  1. COLOMBIA: UK takes Campaign to Stop War-zone Rape to Colombia

    Britain's foreign minister William Hague has urged world leaders to make tackling and rape in armed conflicts a top g

    Tuesday, February 18, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 257
  2. EL SALVADOR: Corrected-Can Women Boost El Salvador's Fragile Gang Truce?

    With El Salvador's gang truce teetering on the brink, it's high time to get women involved in any peace negotiations

    Wednesday, January 15, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 192
  3. HAITI: The Safety of Haitian Girls and Women Should Be Our Goal

    This past Saturday marked three years since Haiti was stuck by a devastating earthquake.

    Tuesday, January 14, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 265
  4. HAITI: Q&A with Peacekeeper Saheley Ferdous, Superintendent in the Bangladesh Formed Police Unit, Haiti

    The International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers, commemorated each year on 29 of May, is an occasion to salute t

    Tuesday, May 29, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 072
  5. HAITI: Haitian Teen to Testify in UN Abuse Scandal

    The teenage boy who was allegedly sexually assaulted by United Nations peacekeepers in Haiti reportedly plans to test

    Wednesday, April 11, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 977
  6. HAITI: 10 Female Soldiers Join 15th Peacekeeping Contingent to Haiti

    A 155-strong peace-keeping contingent will flew to Haiti yesterday from the Villamor Air Base as part of the Armed Fo

    Saturday, March 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 937
  7. HAITI: Two UN Peacekeepers Convicted of Sexually Assaulting Teenage Haitian Boy

    A Pakistani military tribunal has convicted two United Nations peacekeepers for raping a 14-year-old Haitian boy.

    Tuesday, March 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 899
  8. HAITI: Two UN Peacekeepers Convicted of Sexually Assaulting Teenage Haitian Boy

    A Pakistani military tribunal has convicted two United Nations peacekeepers for raping a 14-year-old Haitian boy.

    Tuesday, March 13, 2012
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  12. USA: Peace Through Gender

    IN 2002, women in Liberia helped bring an end to one of Africa's bloodiest wars by staging a series of peace protests

    Saturday, January 7, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 645
  13. USA: Clinton Says U.S. to Help Women Broker Peace

    The United States hopes to prevent and defuse conflicts by getting more women seated at negotiating tables around the

    Tuesday, December 20, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 582
  14. Women in International Peacekeeping Report

    By most measures, women are disproportionately underrepresented as peacekeepers and in the leadership of peacekeeping

    Thursday, December 15, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 545
  15. HAITI: UN Peacekeeper Commander Letter to Haitian People Regretting Rape

    The Commander of the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH), Major General Luiz Ramos, has written

    Monday, September 26, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 177
  16. HAITI: Why It is So Hard to Pursue Justice Against Peacekeepers Accused of Sexual Misconduct

    By now you may have heard about an accusation of terrible cruelty on the part of Uruguayan peacekeepers in Haiti.

    Saturday, September 24, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 200
  17. HAITI: Ban Ki-Moon Sends Delegation to Haiti after Peacekeeper Rape Scandal

    The Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon sent Wednesday in Port-au-Prince three senior UN officials as part of the correctiv

    Friday, September 16, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 227
  18. HAITI: Senior UN Team Heads to Haiti in Wake of Alleged Sexual Abuse by Peacekeepers

    Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has sent a senior team to Haiti to enforce the United Nations' zero-tolerance policy on

    Thursday, September 15, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 219
  19. HAITI: Uruguayan Government to Investigate Suspected Sexual Abuse in Haiti by Peacekeeper

    Alberto Breccia, a presidential spokesman, said "there is a criminal complaint drawn up by the military" to

    Friday, September 9, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 204
  20. HAITI: Uruguay Should Investigate Alleged Sexual Misconduct by its Troops in Haiti

    The United Nations said today that Uruguay should conduct a full and thorough investigation into allegations of sexua

    Friday, September 9, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 205
  21. INTERNATIONAL/UNITED STATES: Peace Corps Apology for Response to Crimes on Staff

    The US Peace Corps has apologised for failing to respond adequately to the rapes of volunteers and the recent killing

    Wednesday, May 11, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 739
  22. HAITI: Women Turn Spotlight on Haiti's Silent Rape Epidemic

    Some 14 months after Haiti's earthquake, activists say there is an ongoing epidemic of rape and gender-based violence

    Tuesday, March 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 479
  23. UNITED STATES: U.S. Moves to Fulfill U.N. Resolution on Women, Peace, and Security

    USAID is playing a central role as the United States crafts a strategy to implement United Nations Security Council R

    Tuesday, March 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 391
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  25. SOUTH AMERICA: Military Women Making Great Strides in Latin America

    Colombian Air Force Capt. Maria Andrea Bueno and Peruvian Air Force Capt.

    Tuesday, January 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 096
  26. UNITED STATES: United States Institute of Peace Elevates Gender Initiative to Center of Innovation

    The United States Institute of Peace (USIP) announced today that its initiative on gender and peacebuilding is now be

    Tuesday, January 18, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 041
  27. HAITI: Women's Group Calls for Charges against UN

    On Jan.

    Thursday, January 6, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 979
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. JAMAICA: Jamaican Makes Her Mark as UN Peacekeeper

    Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), Oberlene Smith-Whyte, is making an impact as a United Nations peacekeeper, win

    Wednesday, July 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 496
  33. CANADA: Canada's Most Wanted: Women -- The Pitfalls of Gender Imbalance Among Peacekeepers

    Scandal buffs may recall that when a UN peacekeeping mission got under way in Cambodia in the early 1990s, the number

    Tuesday, July 6, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 460
  34. HAITI: Basics for Haiti

    The list of what needs to be fixed in Haiti is distressingly long, and progress has been frustratingly slow.

    Friday, June 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 322
  35. AMERICAS: Organized Civil Society Holds Dialogue on Peace, Security and Cooperation in the Region with Top OAS Authorities

    About 150 representatives of civil society organizations from the member countries of the Organization of American St

    Monday, June 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 213
  36. HAITI: Female Contingent

    Bangladesh's first female contingent to be deployed to an UN peacekeeping mission arrived today (1 June) in quake-rav

    Tuesday, June 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 169
  37. Women in the Armed and Police Forces: Resolution 1325 and Peace Operations in Latin America

    Latin-American countries are important contributors within the peace operations scenario.

    Friday, January 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 144
  38. Women in the Armed and Police Forces: Resolution 1325 and Peace Operations in Latin America

    Women in the armed and police forces - Resolution 1325 and peace operations in Latin America is a contribution for th

    Friday, January 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 220
  39. UN Peacekeeping Economies and Local Sex Industries: Connections and Implications

    “Peacekeeping economies” have not been subject to much analysis of either their economic or socio-cultura

    Thursday, January 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 270
  40. Women in United Nations Peace Operations: Increasing Leadership Opportunities

    United Nations (UN) peacekeeping is in high demand. With a 400 percent increase in the number of peacekeeping

    Tuesday, July 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 261
  41. Challenges and Opportunities in Peace Operations: The Incorporation of Women

    During the last decade the peace operations under the command of the United Nations and its corresponding resources h

    Tuesday, January 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 248
  42. Haiti: Putting Gender and Peacekeeping into Practice

    Today's multidimensional peacekeeping operations encompass a wide range of activities such as civil affairs, human ri

    Thursday, November 1, 2007
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 046
  43. Haiti: Sexual Exploitation by Peacekeepers Likely to be a Problem

    On Friday, February 18, a radio station in Gonaïves, Haiti claimed that three members of the UN Peacekeeping For

    Monday, March 7, 2005
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 047
  44. The Feminine Face of United Nations CIVPOL in Haiti

    The United Nations Stabilisation Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) began deployment in June 2004.

    Sunday, August 1, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 500
  45. Annual Peacemakers Luncheon

    To celebrate the UN International Day of Peace on September 21. Keynote speaker (Peacemakers)

    Thursday, September 20, 2012 - 20:00
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  47. STATEMENT: The United States in UN Peacekeeping: Strengthening UN Peacekeeping and Conflict Prevention Efforts

    Increasing the effectiveness of UN peacekeeping is one of the highest priorities for the United States at the

    Wednesday, September 22, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 606
  48. BLOG: Expanding the Training of Female Peacekeepers

    In 2011, President Obama signed Executive Order 13595, which created the National Action Plan on Women, Peace, and Se

    Sunday, March 24, 2013 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 663