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  1. OP-ED COMPETITION: Empowering Women in International Relations

    Editorial Team: We are launching a new op-ed competition to celebrate the 10th anniversary of UN Res

    Thursday, November 11, 2010 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 723
  2. CAMPAIGN: Women's League Demands End of Iraq, Afghan Wars

    The costs of our wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are staggering, especially as they relate to social needs in the U.S.

    Monday, November 1, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 724
  3. STATEMENT: Melanne Verveer (Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues) CEDAW Testimony Before the Senate Judiciary Committee

    Chairman Durbin, Ranking Member Coburn, and Members of the Subcommittee: thank you for this opportunity to discuss wi

    Wednesday, November 17, 2010 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 754
  4. ANALYSIS: War and 1325: Principles or Diversity Checkbox?

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

    Wednesday, November 17, 2010 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 755
  5. ANALYSIS: You Get What You Pay For, Argentina (Part of the 16 Day Campaign)



    Argentina's military expenditures are 8% of its GDP.

    Sunday, October 31, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 779
  6. ANALYSIS: You Get What You Pay For, Canada (Part of the 16 Day Campaign)


    Sunday, October 31, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 781
  7. CONFERENCE: Hillary Clinton On Power Of Women And Girls At TEDWomen

    To much applause, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was a surprise speaker on the TEDWomen stage this afternoon.

    Tuesday, December 7, 2010 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 800
  8. PANEL: Let Women Serve in Combat Roles

    The Defense Department should eliminate restrictions on women serving in combat units and end all “gender restr

    Wednesday, December 8, 2010 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 804
  9. BLOG: Air Force Pilot Encourages Iraqi Women to Aim High

    As security continues to improve in Iraq, the country is rebuilding both its civilian and military aviation secto

    Monday, December 13, 2010 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 836
  10. CAMPAIGN: A Thousand PeaceWomen Visit Mir Centre

    Selkirk College's Mir Centre for Peace will be opening its doors to the general public on a weekly basis starting Jan

    Tuesday, December 21, 2010 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 858
  11. VIDEO: Haiti, Rape and Post-Earthquake Human Rights Violations

    It's been a year since Haiti was hit by the devastating earthquake that crumbled structures, cut short lives, and imp

    Wednesday, January 5, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 875
  12. VIDEO: Marie St. Cyr of MADRE Organizing to Protect Women in Haiti

    Monday, January 10, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 890
  13. BLOG: Reflections on 2010, Resolutions for 2011: Strengthening Gains for Women and Girls

    As we bid farewell to 2010 and usher in 2011 with a renewed sense of purpose, I'm proud of all the hard work that has

    Monday, January 10, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 901
  14. BLOG: Women Helping Women in Haiti

    A guest post from Madeleine Rene, who volunteers for the International Rescue Committee in Haiti, educating women on

    Monday, January 10, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 904
  15. PROGRAM: 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

    Monday, January 17, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 917
  16. BLOG: 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 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 933
  17. PANEL: Notre Dame Panel Discusses Females in War

    Twenty-first-century war is different than earlier conflicts, and the faces in uniform are different too.

    Sunday, January 30, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 944
  18. MUSEUM EXHIBIT: Patience to Raise the Sun: Art Quilts from Haiti & their Power to Change Women's Lives

    On January 26, 2011 the African American Museum in Philadelphia (AAMP) will unveil an impactful new exhibition entitl

    Monday, January 31, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 952
  19. ANALYSIS: Women Human Rights Defenders at Risk

    How cynical is it, that an activist who led protests against the unsolved killings of hundreds of women, gets murdere

    Thursday, January 27, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 954
  20. INTERVIEW: UN Foundation's Tamara Kreinin on the Status of Women and Girls in Post-Earthquake Haiti

    Ostensibly, my recent chat with Tamara Kreinin, executive director of Women and Population at the United Nations Foun

    Sunday, January 30, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 962
  21. ANALYSIS: New DOJ Task Force to Produce Manual on Prosecution of Violence Against Women in Indian Country

    A new Violence Against Women Federal and Tribal Prosecution Task Force being formed this year is being directed to pr

    Sunday, January 23, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 964
  22. EVENT: Ambassador: Where Girls are Educated, 'The Standard of Living Goes Up'

    Former U.S.

    Sunday, January 30, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 965
  23. INTERVIEW: Indigenous Guatemalan Woman Seeks Mayoral Seat with 'Message of Hope and Opportunity'

    Despite their 20 percent share of the population, Mayan women in Guatemala have limited political and economic power.

    Friday, February 4, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 969
  24. EVENT: Havana-International Symposium: Women and Emancipation of Latin America and the Caribbean

    Sponsored by the Women's Studies Program at Casa de las Américas, the International Symposium on “Women

    Monday, February 7, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 977
  25. EVENT: Our Bodies are Still Trembling: Haitian Women's Fight Against Rape, Part II of Event Series

    Date: Tuesday, February 22, 2011 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

    Monday, February 21, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 978
  26. PODCAST: The All-Out War on Women

    Attacks on reproductive rights on multiple fronts, from attempts to cut off insurance coverage for abortion to attemp

    Saturday, February 12, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 996
  27. MUSEUM EXHIBIT: Economica, Women and Empowerment

    The International Museum of Women will celebrate its project on Economica, Focusing on Latin America, tonight at the

    Tuesday, February 15, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 004
  28. BLOG: An Opportunity on Global Women's Rights?

    Recently, Obama Administration officials, including Secretary Hillary Clinton, Ambassador Susan Rice, and even Presid

    Sunday, February 13, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 008
  29. CONFERENCE: First National Women's Congress meets in Peru

    The city of friendship, Chiclayo, Peru, was the place chosen for the South America Region's first National Women's Co

    Wednesday, February 16, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 010
  30. DEBATE: UK House of Lords International Women's Day debate: Hansard March 3 2011

    On March 3 2011 the UK Upper House held a debate to recognise International Women's Day 2011.

    Wednesday, March 2, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 025
  31. OTHER: Home » HS News » Notitas De Noticias » PBS NewsHour Honors Inter'l Women's Health Day with Compelling Show on Women of Guatemala Search Website Go Notitas De Noticias Friday March 4, 2011 PBS NewsHour Honors Inter'

    PBS NewsHour marks International Women's Health Day (March 8) with a two-part series from Guatemala focusing on two m

    Thursday, March 3, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 033
  32. INTERVIEW: Interview with Donald Steinberg, Deputy Administrator for USAID

    Donald Steinberg is the deputy administrator for USAID.

    Monday, March 7, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 047
  33. SPEECH/VIDEO: Women in the World Stories and Solutions Summit, Remarks by Hillary Clinton

    Hello, everyone. (Applause and cheers.) Thank you, thank you. Oh my.

    Thursday, March 10, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 061
  34. ANALYSIS: Getting The Balance Right: Gender Equality Is Common Sense

    You can tell a great deal about a country by the way it treats its women and children.

    Friday, March 11, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 064
  35. ANALYSIS: A Tale of Three Nations: Freedom, Religion and the Rights of Women

    As the youth-led Freedom Movement of 2011 spreads rapidly across the Middle East and around the world, one can only w

    Sunday, March 13, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 070
  36. VIDEO: 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

    Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 080
  37. ANALYSIS: Muslim Women's Self-reliance and Clinton's Guidance Could Ensure Reforms

    Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has correctly warned that women's rights in Tunisia and Egypt risk being undermine

    Monday, March 14, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 083
  38. HEARING: International Human Rights Hearing On Rape Epidemic In Haiti

    This Friday, petitioners MADRE, the Institute for Justice & Democracy in Haiti (IJDH), the Bureau des Avocats Int

    Tuesday, March 22, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 102
  39. BLOG: A Grassroots Activist on the Frontlines of the Women's Movement

    Sandra Morán reminds us all why international grassroots solidarity is so important.

    Tuesday, March 22, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 112
  40. APPEAL: Statement on Women and Human Rights Organizations in Colombia

    Statement on Women and Human Rights Organizations in Colombia:

    Sunday, March 27, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 117
  41. OTHER: Project for Women Inaugurated in El Salvador

    San Salvador - El Salvador President, Mauricio Funes inaugurates this Monday the first head office of Women City, a g

    Monday, March 28, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 122
  42. INTERVIEW: Women´s Rights And The Armed Conflict In Colombia

    “The Colombian armed conflict has been going on for over 50 years and has developed alongside the situation of

    Wednesday, April 6, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 146
  43. CONFERENCE: OAS to Assess the Inclusion of Gender Perspective in the Efforts to Consolidate Peace and Security in the Americas

    Date Issued:
    Apr 6, 2011
    Organization of American States (OAS)

    Tuesday, April 5, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 150
  44. ANALYSIS: Do Women Gain from EU-Latin America Cooperation?

    Hundred years have passed since the initiative to highlight the achievements of women in the world was launched.

    Saturday, April 9, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 152
  45. MEETING: UN Women Executive Director Michelle Bachelet Visits Panama

    During her visit to Panama 16-17 April, UN Women Executive Director Michelle Bachelet will participate in the meeting

    Thursday, April 14, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 156
  46. NEW ORGANIZATION: The Empower Foundation Helps Haitian Women Combat Sexual Violence

    "He grabbed me, stuck a gun to me.

    Tuesday, April 19, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 176
  47. ANALYSIS: Protecting Mexico's Lost Women: Law to Nowhere

    Effectiveness of Violence Against Women Legislation: Ley General De Acceso de las Mujeres a una Vida Libre de Violenc

    Wednesday, April 20, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 182
  48. CAMPAIGN: Dear Hillary Campaign Join Hands for Congo Washington DC

    Since war broke out in 1998, more than five million people have been killed in the Democratic Republic of Congo and t

    Monday, April 25, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 194
  49. OPINION: High Expectations for US Plan for 1325

    Ten years after the UN Security Council passed the landmark Resolution 1325 encouraging greater participation of wome

    Monday, April 25, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 197
  50. DEMONSTRATION: 'Walk a Mile in her Shoes:' April Proclaimed Sexual Assault Awareness Month

    Sexual Assault Family Violence Director Linda Cummings organized a “Walk A Mile In Her Shoes” walk last T

    Monday, April 25, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 199