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  1. 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
  2. HAITI: Displaced Women Demand Justice in Port au Prince

    "We women demand!…" sang out a hundred plus voices "…Justice for Marie!" Marie, a 2

    Thursday, June 30, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 037
  3. 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
  4. HAITI: Volte-Face of Prime Minister-designate with the feminists

    Daniel Gérard Rouzier, the Prime Minister-designate, met last Friday with feminist activists worried about rem

    Monday, June 6, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 877
  5. HAITI: Haiti's Forgotten Rape Victims

    Wednesday, June 1, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 875
  6. CARIBBEAN: UN Outlines Measures to Overcome 'Glaring Inequalities' in the Caribbean

    The head of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) says Latin America and the Caribbean region remains the m

    Monday, May 9, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 730
  7. HAITI: Soroptimist Federations Partner to Help Women Affected by Haiti Earthquake

    Soroptimist International of the Americas (SIA) and Soroptimist International of Europe (SIE) have partnered to donat

    Wednesday, April 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 652
  8. HAITI: Haitians Forced Out of Tents to Homes Just as Precarious

    The way Robert Darvin sees it, he is one of the lucky ones.

    Saturday, April 23, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 643
  9. HAITI: Open Source Database Helps Combat Sexual Violence in Haiti

    The UN recently reported that a staggering 50 percent of Haitian women and girls living in the displacement camps in

    Tuesday, April 5, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 553
  10. HAITI: An Epidemic of Rape for Haiti's Displaced

    Life after Haiti's earthquake has been especially difficult and dangerous for displaced women and girls.

    Sunday, April 3, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 532
  11. 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
  12. HAITI: Women Key to Haitian Rebuilding

    Voters in Haiti go to the polls on Sunday, March 20, 2011 to elect a new president and a new Parliament.

    Monday, March 7, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 361
  13. HAITI: Rape Flourishes in Haiti

    Nearly seven years ago, the soldiers who killed Halya Lagunesse's husband gang-raped the Haitian woman and her then-1

    Sunday, February 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 316
  14. HAITI: Rape Flourishes in Rubble of Haitian Earthquake

    Halya Lagunesse thought she knew despair.

    Friday, February 4, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 161
  15. LATIN AMERICA: Women Lead Latin America's Growing Anti-Militarization Movements

    When George W. Bush left the White House, the rest of the world breathed a sigh of relief.

    Tuesday, January 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 097
  16. HAITI: Small Measures Can Improve the Lives of Haitian Women

    Even before last year's earthquake, Haiti was one of the toughest places in the Western Hemisphere to be a woman.

    Sunday, January 16, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 060
  17. HAITI: Protect Haitian Women And Children From Sexual Violence – School Girl

    Ms Alexandra Cohen, an eighth grader from Montreal, Canada has made a passionate plea for effective measures to prote

    Thursday, January 13, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 006
  18. HAITI: Make Haiti Safe for girls

    Much Gazette coverage has been given this year to the devastation in Haiti following the earthquake, including most r

    Thursday, January 13, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 012
  19. HAITI: UN Women on the Ground: Haiti's Women a Year after the Earthquake

    In Haiti, one year after its devastating earthquake, UN Women is working side by side with national counterparts to s

    Wednesday, January 12, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 004
  20. HAITI: Haiti Women Vulnerable with Rape on the Rise

    PORT-AU-PRINCE - First, Maria Sonia Salon, 56, lost her husband to the earthquake one year ago that leveled much of h

    Tuesday, January 11, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 978
  21. HAITI: Rape Crisis for Haitian Women: Report

    A year after what little they had was shattered and torn, the women of Haiti are struggling against a new crisis &mda

    Friday, January 7, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 928
  22. HAITI: Sex Violence Against Haiti's Women on Rise

    Women and girls living in makeshift camps are at increased risk of rape and sexual violence in the aftermath of Haiti

    Thursday, January 6, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 904
  23. HAITI: Sexual Violence against Women Increasing

    Women and girls living in Haiti's makeshift camps face an increasing risk of rape and sexual violence, Amnesty Intern

    Thursday, January 6, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 926
  24. HAITI: Women Wonder if They'll Ever Feel Safe Again

    PORT-AU-PRINCE/NEW YORK, Jan 6, 2011 (IPS) - Up a rubble-strewn street, turn right past a crumbled house, and 60 men

    Thursday, January 6, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 941
  25. HAITI: Women's Group Calls for Charges against UN

    On Jan.

    Thursday, January 6, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 979
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. HAITI: Haitian Women Struggle to Keep Hope Alive

    "I'm going to do everything possible to raise my daughter. My daughter is my future.

    Monday, September 20, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 220
  30. HAITI: UN Launches Anti-Rape Campaign in Haiti

    The United Nations is launching a campaign to combat the rape of Haitian earthquake victims living in camps for the h

    Monday, September 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 106
  31. HAITI: The Plight of Haiti's Women Eight Months After the Earthquake Life in Camps is Rife with Sexual Violence

    Eight months after the catastrophic earthquake in Haiti, having no home is still not the hardest thing to bear.

    Wednesday, September 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 061
  32. LATIN AMERICA: Women Change Political Landscape in Latin America

    In a country where machismo is still the rule, Sandra Torres doesn't cut the demure figure of past first ladies.

    Saturday, August 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 013
  33. HAITI: Women Fight Sexual Violence

    A small group of women in colorful shirts, jeans and skirts stand in a circle, singing and clapping.

    Wednesday, August 25, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 838
  34. CUBA: Raúl Castro Ruz Chaired Federation of Cuban Women 50th Anniversary Ceremony

    Cuban president Raúl Castro Ruz chaired the political-cultural ceremony celebrating the 50th anniversary of th

    Wednesday, August 25, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 924
  35. HAITI: Haitian Women Live in Fear of Rape in Post-quake Camps

    Some are ambushed as they return from washing themselves or in their flimsy tents in the middle of the night, others

    Thursday, August 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 914
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  38. LATIN AMERICA: Latin American Economic Summit Promotes Abortion, Condemns "Lesbophobia"

    A recent gathering of Latin America's top economic commission issued a document praising secularism, condemning &quot

    Thursday, July 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 684
  39. INTERNATIONAL: HIV Gel Called Poor Substitute for Women's Rights

    Some advocates at last week's International AIDS Conference greeted news of the results of an HIV gel coolly, saying

    Thursday, July 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 725
  40. HAITI: Haitian Women's Organizations Make Their Voices Heard at UN Meeting

    On our first day in Haiti, grassroots women's organizations -- including our sister organization KOFAVIV -- stood up

    Wednesday, July 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 693
  41. HAITI: My Journey to Haiti: Reflections on Younger Women's Contributions to the Movement

    Earlier this month, I traveled to Port-au-Prince as a part of a GFW delegation to learn about the current situation o

    Wednesday, July 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 694
  42. HAITI: Women In Haiti See New Opportunities Post-Earthquake

    Prior to the January 12 earthquake, almost half of the households in Haiti were exclusively matriarchal, at least in

    Wednesday, July 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 696
  43. HAITI: Rape a Part of Daily Life for Women in Haitian Relief Camps (Ms. Magazine blog)

    Even after the aftershocks of the devastating Jan. 12 quake subsided, women's bodies were still trembling in Haiti.

    Wednesday, July 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 747
  44. HAITI: Our Bodies Are Still Trembling: Haitian Women's Fight Against Rape

    More than six months after Port-au-Prince was leveled by the January 12 earthquake, hundreds of thousands of displace

    Tuesday, July 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 657
  45. LATIN AMERICA: In Latin America, a Harbinger of Women's Rights

    With a historic vote this month allowing gay couples to marry and adopt children, Argentina joined a vanguard of nati

    Tuesday, July 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 658
  46. HAITI: MADRE to Present Findings on Rapes in Camps to Officials in Haiti

    Today, MADRE staff members begin a three-day fact-finding mission to Haiti, gathering evidence on post-disaster viola

    Tuesday, July 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 679
  47. LATIN AMERICA: Former President Bachelet Joins Inter-American Dialogue think-tank

    “President Bachelet is widely acknowledged to be one of Latin America's most accomplished and popular heads of

    Thursday, July 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 661
  48. HAITI: Haiti Six Months Later: Still Suffering

    “Recovery in Haiti is one of the most complex humanitarian and development challenges in modern times.”

    Wednesday, July 21, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 695
  49. LATIN AMERICA: Latin American, Caribbean Women's Congress Approves Brasilia Consensus

    The 11th Regional Conference on Latin American and Caribbean Women closes Friday with the approval of the "Brasi

    Sunday, July 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 598
  50. CUBA: Cuba Joins Vice Presidency of Regional Conference on Women

    Cuba was elected Tuesday in Brazil one of th vice presidents of the 11th session of the Regional Conference on Women

    Thursday, July 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 597

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