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  1. LATIN AMERICA: UNHCR Chief Visits Ecuador Ahead of World Refugee Day

    UN High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres returned to Ecuador at the weekend and pledged to continue

    Tuesday, June 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 138
  2. COLOMBIA: Colombia's New Domestic Violence Law

    A law obliging Colombian authorities to investigate reports of domestic violence and alimony evasion will be presente

    Wednesday, June 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 140
  3. COLOMBIA: Colombians March in Honour of Bogota Rape Victim

    Thousands of people joined a march in the Colombian capital to demand justice in a case of rape and murder that has s

    Sunday, June 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 074
  4. COLOMBIA: Colombia Acid Victims Seek Justice as Attacks Spread

    "All of a sudden you see some liquid coming towards your face and you think that somebody might have slipped, or

    Wednesday, May 30, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 084
  5. COLOMBIA: Colombia must fight impunity for sexual violence crimes – UN official

    Colombia must increase its efforts to fight impunity for crimes of sexual violence, a United Nations envoy said today

    Tuesday, May 22, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 055
  6. LATIN AMERICA: 'War on Drugs' Leaves Latin American Women Lives in Ruin

    “Violence associated with the ‘war on drugs' and organized crime, which includes government corruption in

    Monday, May 7, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 081
  7. LATIN AMERICA: Latin America Opens Up to Equality

    Quietly and against the odds, women are stepping up the political ladder in Latin America, moving ahead of the United

    Tuesday, May 1, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 034
  8. REPORT: Civil Society Monitoring Report: 1325 Implementation in Colombia

    This report documents the findings and recommendations from Civil Society on 1325 implementation in Colombia

    Thursday, April 26, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 592
  9. COLOMBIA: UNHCR Supports Project to Help Displaced Colombians in Medellin

    Isabel* thinks she's finally found a place where she can rebuild her life, seven years after fleeing her home and mov

    Tuesday, April 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 963
  10. AMERICAS: 'War On Drugs' Leaves Latin american Women Lives in Ruin

    “Violence associated with the ‘war on drugs' and organized crime, which includes government corruption in

    Sunday, April 1, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 042
  11. COLOMBIA: What the Workshops Revealed About Sexual Violence and Moving R1325 Forward

    Sexual violence in Colombia continues to be an invisible crime.

    Wednesday, March 14, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 579
  12. COLOMBIA: A Step Forward for Women Toward a Life Without Violence

    With the passage of four decrees that regulate Law 1257 against gender violence, Colombia has made significant progre

    Friday, March 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 897
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  14. COLOMBIA: Lessons Learned 10 Years After Failed FARC Peace Talks

    Colombian and American universities, together with several non-governmental organizations released ten lessons they t

    Monday, February 20, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 838
  15. PERU: Justice delayed for Peru sterilization victims

    It was 1996 when Micaela Flores and 15 other women from Peru's highlands accepted an ambulance ride to a Cuzco clinic

    Tuesday, February 14, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 824
  16. COLOMBIA: Internally Displaced Women in Colombia Organize Themselves to Secure their Rights to Housing, Education and Health Care

    Internally displaced women in Colombia are organizing themselves to secure their rights to housing, education and hea

    Tuesday, January 31, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 743
  17. COLOMBIA: Colombia unveils tough steps to tackle violence against women

    Colombia has unveiled plans for new laws to tackle high levels of violence against women, in what is being billed as

    Thursday, January 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 733
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  19. COLOMBIA: Breaking the Taboo of Sexual Violence in Colombia

    When journalist Jineth Bedoya stood outside the gates of Bogota's maximum-security La Modelo prison one morning nearl

    Friday, December 16, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 550
  20. PERU: Women Fight for Justice on Forced Sterilisation

    Peru's government has reopened an investigation into a controversial birth control programme of sterilisation.

    Tuesday, December 6, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 580
  21. GUATEMALA: 'Femicide' in Guatemala: Does the concept obscure more than it illuminates?

    Two thousand women marched through the streets of Guatemala City last week in support of the UN's International Day f

    Friday, December 2, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 486
  22. SOUTH AMERICA: Lessons From The Andes on Budgeting to Close the Gender Gap

    Three countries in South America's Andean region, Bolivia, Ecuador and Peru, have a great deal to teach and share wit

    Tuesday, November 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 465
  23. COLOMBIA: Horrors of Paramilitary Sexual Violence Revealed

    Hundreds of women were raped and abused by paramilitaries in the AUC's northern block between 1997 and 2005, reveals

    Thursday, November 17, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 439
  24. LATIN AMERICA/CARRIBEAN: Women still Face Gender Gap in Latin American, Caribbean Politics

    With President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner's win in Sunday's Argentine's election all but assured and a wom

    Friday, October 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 348
  25. LATINAMERICA:

    No matter how progressive laws to promote equality between men and women may be, without budgets with a gender perspe

    Tuesday, September 13, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 179
  26. COLOMBIA: Women's Voices On Peace and War

    YESTERDAY I was asked to give the Welcome Message to participants in the National Validation Workshop of a project ca

    Friday, July 15, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 101
  27. COLOMBIA: Minority Women Bear Brunt of Gender-Based Violence

    LONDON (TrustLaw) –Women from minority groups are targeted for sexual violence, torture and killings because of

    Wednesday, July 6, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 054
  28. COLOMBIA: 'We Didn't Have Our Sons or Daughters For War

    North Cauca, Colombia, June 24, 2011: The first meeting of indigenous women in resistance for the survival and autono

    Tuesday, June 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 029
  29. COLOMBIA: Displaced Leader's Death 'Highlights Violence Faced by Colombian Women

    The women's movement of a recently assassinated Colombian displaced leader said Tuesday that the leader's death will

    Tuesday, June 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 984
  30. PERU: Community Defenders in Peru: Planting Hope to Root Out Violence

    CUZCO, Peru, Jun 8, 2011 (IPS) - Where is the justice?

    Wednesday, June 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 903
  31. COLOMBIA: Colombia's Victims of Violence are Still Awaiting Justice

    This week a new chapter in the history of Colombia's long and bloodthirsty civil conflict is set to open.

    Monday, May 9, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 729
  32. PERU: Local Gov'ts Fail to Prioritise Equality for Women

    Legally, each of Peru's 25 administrative regions must have a plan for promoting equal opportunities for women.

    Friday, April 15, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 604
  33. COLOMBIA: Women Treated as Spoils of War in Colombia: NGOs

    Colombian NGOs have condemned the "high level" of violence against black, indigenous and poor women in a co

    Tuesday, April 12, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 526
  34. ARGENTINA: Banking on Women's Experience

    Argentina's president is a woman, Cristina Fernández, and the country has one of the highest percentages of wo

    Monday, April 11, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 573
  35. First Survey of Prevalence, Sexual Violence Against Women in the Context of the Colombian Conflict

    The results of the first survey on the prevalence of sexual violence allowed us to make the link between the presence

    Friday, March 25, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 359
  36. COLOMBIA: Gender Violence a Crime Against Humanity: Prosecutor General

    Prosecutor General Viviane Morales has said that gender violence occurring in the context of Colombia's internal conf

    Thursday, March 24, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 456
  37. Strengthening Colombia's Transitional Justice Process by Engaging Women

    For over 40 years, violence in Colombia has pitted the government against several guerilla groups including the Revol

    Thursday, March 24, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 349
  38. UNITED STATES/SOUTH AMERICA: Clinton Says U.S. Should Elect Female Presidents

    On the eve of President Obama's first trip to South America, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton sang praises t

    Friday, March 18, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 435
  39. SOUTH AMERICA: Women's Day Events Focus on Violence, Poverty

    South Americans celebrated International Women's Day on March 8, the holiday's 100th anniversary, with actions callin

    Tuesday, March 15, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 414
  40. VENEZUELA: Highest Gender Equality in Latin America

    The policies of social inclusion implemented by the Venezuelan government over the last 12 years have allowed the cou

    Friday, March 11, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 403
  41. BRAZIL: Women in Pacified Favelas Claim Their Rights

    The peace imposed on the more than 200,000 people living in the Complexo do Alemão group of favelas in Rio de

    Wednesday, March 2, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 328
  42. ARGENTINA/BRAZIL: Powerful Women Leaders Face Similar Challenges

    The high popularity levels of their predecessors smoothed the way for Cristina Fernández and Dilma Rousseff to

    Thursday, January 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 128
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. LATIN AMERICA/US: Women Take Reins of Power in Latin America, but not in U.S.

    The inauguration of Brazil's first female president is a stark reminder that the United States lags far behind its La

    Thursday, January 13, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 003
  46. BRAZIL: New President's First Steps Create Optimism in Women's Movement

    The initial steps taken by Brazil's first woman president, Dilma Rousseff, have confirmed that a stronger female pres

    Wednesday, January 12, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 038
  47. LATIN AMERICA: Women in Latin America and Guatemala (Opinion)

    Earlier this month, much of the world turned its attention to Brazil for the inauguration of the country's first woma

    Monday, January 10, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 964
  48. 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
  49. 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
  50. 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

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