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  1. INTERNATIONAL: Where Are Women's Rights in Plans to Tackle Rape in War Zones?

    At an event in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office last night, the foreign secretary will launch a high-profile new i

    Wednesday, May 30, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 078
  2. INTERNATIONAL: Salute To Women Driving Revolutions

    What do driving, voting, wearing pants, and protesting have in common?

    Friday, July 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 080
  3. INTERNATIONAL: Limit Arms Exports to Reduce Violence Against Women

    The availability of small arms increases sexual violence against women.

    Thursday, July 7, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 086
  4. UNITED STATES: US 'Gravely Disturbed By DRC Rapes'

    Washington - The United States said on Wednesday it was "gravely disturbed" about the mass rape of women in

    Wednesday, July 6, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 055
  5. DRC: U.S. condemns Congo sexual violence after soldiers rape 248

    The United States condemned sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of the

    Wednesday, July 6, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 079
  6. INTERNATIONAL/IRAQ: The Word on Women - The Other Tahrir Square

    Last week, a group of twenty-five women who were demonstrating for peace and democracy in Baghdad's Tahrir Square

    Thursday, June 16, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 988
  7. ALGERIA/UNITED STATES: Change in Algeria Fundamental for Human Rights and Security

    Amidst the demands for democratic change across the Middle East and North Africa, the United States is now confronted

    Monday, February 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 275
  8. DRC/UNITED STATES: AFRICOM Trying to Stop Violent Cycle Among African Soldiers

    There was no field manual to consult, no military doctrine to guide the way.

    Sunday, February 6, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 170
  9. UNITED STATES: Young Describes Women's Role in Civil Rights

    Through intimate stories and details, former U.S.

    Thursday, January 20, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 078
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. INTERNATIONAL/USA: Groups Urge Congress to Pass Bill to End Violence Against Women Internationally

    Rose Mapendo felt ready to die after being kept at a death camp for eight months in the Democratic Republic of Congo,

    Monday, September 20, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 174
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  16. USA/AFRICA:'Conflict minerals' Finance Gang Rape in Africa

    What does the financial reform package recently signed into law in the US have to do with preventing mass rape in Afr

    Saturday, August 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 826
  17. SOUTH AFRICA/USA: Will the Condom with Teeth Catch on in the United States?

    South African "Rape-aXe" -- Female Condom with Internal Ribs -- was Created to Prevent Rape

    Tuesday, August 10, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 816
  18. INTERNATIONAL: Human Rights Committee Concludes Ninety-Ninth Session

    The Human Rights Committee concluded its ninety-ninth session today, during which it considered and adopted concludin

    Friday, July 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 752
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  20. US: African Women Win Promise of U.S. Protection

    Obama earlier this week signed the most widely co-sponsored Africa-specific law in U.S. history.

    Thursday, May 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 133
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  22. INTERNATIONAL: First UN Envoy for Sexual Violence in War Says Rape Must Stop

    Rape in wartime is a scar on modern society that must be stamped out by ending impunity and changing men's attitudes

    Wednesday, March 17, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 798
  23. INTERNATIONAL: 'Super Agency' Stirs Buzz at U.N. Women's Session

    The headquarters building here is undergoing renovations.

    Thursday, March 11, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 675
  24. INTERNATIONAL: Deputy Secretary-General, in Women's Commission, Hails Possible New Gender Entity at United Nations as 'Historic Opportunity' to Give Women Stronger Voice Globally

    Addressing the Commission on the Status of Women's fifty-fourth session this afternoon, Deputy Secretary-General Asha

    Tuesday, March 9, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 682
  25. INTERNATIONAL: Global Bridge Gatherings Rally Support for Women in War Zones

    Afghan women walk past a guesthouse damaged a day after the suicide attacks in Kabul, 27 Feb. 2010

    Monday, March 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 685
  26. INTERNATIONAL: Marking International Women's Day

    International Women's Day is celebrated each year on March eighth.

    Monday, March 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 687
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  28. INTERNATIONAL: Women and Girls are Key to Security

    What do women fishing, school building and better farming skills have to do with U.S. national security?

    Monday, March 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 690
  29. INTERNATIONAL: Women's Rights: A Matter of Peace and Stability

    On this International Women's Day, it is fitting that we reflect upon United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325

    Monday, March 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 692
  30. UN Secretary-General Calls for Empowerment of Women

    United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says that full empowerment of women requires expanding economic opportun

    Monday, February 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 673
  31. INTERNATIONAL: Gender, War and Conflict Transformation

    Shelley Anderson is an old colleague with an inspiring track record in gender work. We see things very much alike.

    Monday, February 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 686
  32. AFGHANISTAN: Getting Women a Seat at the Peace Table

    Nearly ten years after the adoption by the UN Security Council of its groundbreaking resolution on Women, Peace and S

    Thursday, February 4, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 627
  33. INTERNATIONAL: Armed Conflict and Women - 10 Years of Security Council Resolutin 1325

    In October this year, the United Nations will commemorate the tenth anniversary of an important, but inadequately rec

    Friday, January 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 676
  34. INTERNATIONAL: Sexual Violence as a War Tactic - Security Council Resolution 1888: Next Steps

    At the end of September 2009, two sharply contrasting events coincided: the United States Secretary of State Hillary

    Friday, January 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 677
  35. INTERNATIONAL: United Nations Agencies Forward Together in the Response to Violence Against Women

    Momentum is building to eliminate the most pervasive yet least recognized human rights abuse in the world—viole

    Friday, January 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 678
  36. INTERNATIONAL: Confronting Violence Against Women -- What Has Worked Well - and Why

    Violence against women and girls is a virulent form of abuse and discrimination that transcends race, class and natio

    Friday, January 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 679
  37. INTERNATIONAL: Women in Politics The Fight to End Violence Against Women

    Despite the remarkable progress of women in many professions, politics is not one of them.

    Friday, January 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 680
  38. Strategies for Policymakers: Bringing Women into Peace Negotiations

    As leaders in civil society, particularly during and following violent conflict, women are critical players in peace

    Thursday, October 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 129
  39. Deliver Us from Our Protectors: Accountability for Violations Committed by Humanitarian Aid Staff Against Refugee Women and Children

    Refugees - often forced from their homes with nothing but the clothes on their back, then confined in camps and depen

    Saturday, August 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 284
  40. Vicious Circles: Sexual Violence Against Young People in Cambodia, Colombia and Northern Uganda

    Thursday, January 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 106
  41. 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
  42. Programming to Address Violence Against Women: 8 Case Studies (Volume 2)

    This is the second volume in a series that documents b

    Thursday, January 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 459
  43. 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
  44. Because I am a Girl: The State of the World's Girls 2008-Special Focus: In the Shadow of War

    This report is the second in a series of eight reports published by Plan examining the rights of girls throughout the

    Sunday, June 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 236
  45. Programming to Address Violence Against Women: Ten Case Studies (Volume 1)

    This volume documents UNFPA's experience addressing many forms of violence against women.

    Monday, January 1, 2007
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 457
  46. Gender, Justice, and Truth Commissions

    Truth commissions (TCs) are formed to investigatehuman rights violations that occur during armedconflict or under rep

    Sunday, September 3, 2006
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 839
  47. Integration of the Human Rights of Women and the Gender Perspective: Violence Against Women: The Due Diligence Standard as a Tool for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

    Report of the Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences, Yakin Ertürk

    Friday, January 20, 2006
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 472
  48. If Not Now, When? Addressing Gender-Based Violence in Refugee, Internally Displaced and Post-Conflict Settings: A Global Overview

    Throughout history, gender−based violence has been an integral component of armed conflict.

    Monday, April 1, 2002
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 210
  49. Women & Civil War: Impact, Organizations and Action

    Since the end of the Cold War, civil wars (intrastate conflicts) have come to dominate the international landscape.

    Monday, January 1, 2001
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 710
  50. Gender, Conflict and Development Volume II: Case studies: Cambodia; Rwanda; Kosovo; Algeria; Somalia; Guatemala and Eritrea

    This report was commissioned by the Netherlands Special Programme on WID, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (DGIS) of the N

    Saturday, July 6, 1996
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 091

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