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  1. REPORT: Event Aims to Raise Awareness, Remove Stigma from Reporting Sexual Assault

    Before he raped her one morning earlier this year, Guadelupe's father checked all the other bedrooms in the house to

    Monday, April 25, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 201
  2. REPORT: WRC Hosts Event to Help Rape Victims

    The ages of sexual assault victims in New Mexico range from as young as 6 weeks to 90 years old, according to data co

    Monday, April 25, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 202
  3. RESEARCH: Domestic Violence Rises Nationwide for Third Year While Economy Struggles; Government Budget Cuts Take Toll on Survivors and Shelters

    Domestic violence shelters throughout the United States report the economy continues to significantly affect women &n

    Monday, April 25, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 205
  4. BLOG: In Haiti, Giving Birth can be Life-Threatening

    Andrew MacCalla is emergency response manager for Direct Relief International, a nonprofit based in Santa Barbara.

    Monday, April 25, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 213
  5. CAMPAIGN/OTHER: USDOJ: Justice Department Announces $6.9 Million in Grants to Engage Men in Preventing Crimes Against Women

    The United States Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) announced $6.9 million in awards to 23

    Monday, April 25, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 214
  6. OPINION: Human Trafficking In The United States

    My Sunday column looks at human trafficking — but in America.

    Friday, April 22, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 224
  7. CAMPAIGN: Denim Day Events Promote Rape-Awareness Programs

    Blue jeans will be the style of the day today as Southland residents take part in Denim Day in LA & USA, a campai

    Tuesday, April 26, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 225
  8. MULTI-MEDIA: Real Men Walk A Mile In High Heels To Show Support

    Men slipped into high heels to walk in the Men's March to Stop Rape, Sexual Assault & Gender Violence in San Jose

    Wednesday, April 27, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 226
  9. RESEARCH: Qualitative Study To Tell The Stories Behind The Numbers About Women And HIV In Latin America

    Women living with and affected by HIV in Latin America met recently in Panama to identify tools and methodologies to

    Thursday, April 28, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 227
  10. OTHER: Haitian Feminist Yolette Jeanty Honored With Other Global Women's Activists

    Haitian feminist Yolette's Jeanty‘s name may not ring a bell, but her tireless work has been rightfully recogni

    Wednesday, April 27, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 239
  11. CAMPAIGN: Students March In Gorham Against Sexual Violence

    The USM Campus Safety Project organized a week of events to call attention to domestic violence and sexual assault, i

    Thursday, April 28, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 240
  12. BLOG: Rape And Not Rape

    Once more the LJWorld shows it's inherent political bias in refusing to publish information that very well may have f

    Thursday, May 5, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 248
  13. OPINION: A New Voice for Women in U.S.AID

    Last week marked a turning point for women like Mariam Ouadraogo and her relationship with the U.S.

    Wednesday, May 4, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 254
  14. STATEMENT: U.S. Strategy to Address Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in the DRC

    Sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) includes the use of rape and se

    Thursday, April 28, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 256
  15. CAMPAIGN: Red Pashmina Campaign Celebrates Women of Impact

    Women took a walk for a special cause Saturday morning and it was deemed a major success.

    Saturday, May 14, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 269
  16. OPINION: Women Largely Absent From AIPAC's Stage

    It was an impressive line-up of speakers, by any standard.

    Tuesday, May 24, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 275
  17. APPEAL: End Violence against Guatemalan Women

    In Guatemala, a human rights emergency is raging, and no one is paying attention.

    Monday, July 25, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 322
  18. Urgent Action: Keila Esther Berrio Almanza Assasinated, Member Of The League Of Displaced Women In The Municipality Of Turbaco Bolivar, Colombia

    July 22, 2011

    Thursday, July 21, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 323
  19. CAMPAIGN : WILPF U.S. Section's National Action Plans(NAP) +The Whistleblower Campaign.

    Sunday, September 25, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 325
  20. WILPF Delivers Civil Society Recommendations on National Security

    Last week, the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) submitted the full

    Sunday, December 18, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 347
  21. Delegation to Mexico, Honduras, and Guatemala

    The following text is from Nobel Women's Initiative

    Tuesday, January 17, 2012 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 349
  22. Justice For Colombia: ICTU, Women's TUC Call for Liliany Protection

    The Irish Congress of Trade Unions has written to the Colombian embassy requesting that the Colombian government prov

    Sunday, March 25, 2012 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 362
  23. Urgent Action: Honduras Set to Ban Emergency Contraceptive

    Honduras is on the verge of becoming the only country in the world that criminalises the emergency contraceptive pill

    Monday, April 9, 2012 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 368
  24. BLOG: Introducing WILPF to LA on Nuclear Abolition Day

    The Greater LA Chapter of the US National Committee for UN Women hosted a Women's Peace Walk today.

    Sunday, June 3, 2012 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 375
  25. MEETING: Women of the Roundtable

    The National Action Plan (NAP) on Women, Peace and Security issued by President Barack Obama late last year is unques

    Monday, June 18, 2012 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 402
  26. STATEMENT: Transformative and Culturally Sensitive Reparations for Women Subjected to Violence

    Ambassador Eileen Chamberlain Donahoe, Permanent Representative to the UN Human Rights Council

    Monday, June 25, 2012 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 413
  27. BLOG: Elect More Women to End Deadlock

    More than 300 women, a record high, have filed to run for Congress this year, which means a likely gain of female mem

    Wednesday, June 27, 2012 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 416
  28. STATEMENT: U.S. Co-sponsors Joint Statement on Women's Rights, Peace and Security

    We recognise women's vital role in achieving and maintaining international peace and security and as such understand

    Monday, July 2, 2012 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 419
  29. BLOG: Genocide in Guatemala, Thirty Years Later

    On June 20th, Guatemala asked the Inter-American Court of Human Rights to declare itself incompetent in ruling on a s

    Monday, July 16, 2012 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 429
  30. STATEMENT: Remarks to Egyptian Women Leaders

    Remarks made by Hillary Rodham Clinton, Secretary of State
    Ambassador's Residence
    Cairo, Egypt

    Tuesday, July 17, 2012 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 431
  31. BLOG: U.S. Strategy To Prevent and Respond to Gender-Based Violence Globally

    On Friday August 10, the U.S. Department of State and U.S.

    Wednesday, August 22, 2012 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 448
  32. CONFERENCES: Nobel Peace Laureate Rigoberta Menchú to Give UNESCO Human Rights Lecture

    Rigoberta Menchú Tum, the first Indigenous woman and the youngest person ever to receive the Nobel Peace Prize

    Wednesday, September 5, 2012 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 453
  33. OPEN LETTER: To Mr. Juan Manuel Santos President of the Republic of Columbia - Women at the Negotiation Table

    Bogotá, 3 September 2012

    Tuesday, September 18, 2012 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 467
  34. BLOG: Sustainable Peace

    Yesterday, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos delivered his address to the General Assembly.

    Tuesday, September 25, 2012 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 479
  35. CAMPAIGN: United States: Sexual Assault of Women in the Military Must be Stopped

    Approximately 19,000 sexual assaults take place in the U.S.

    Monday, October 1, 2012 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 480
  36. BLOG:A Peace Summit of Local Authorities

    Last week, I came to Bogotá to participate in the Peace Summit of Mayors and Governors.

    Monday, October 1, 2012 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 481
  37. DOCUMENTARY: Chagrin Documentary Film Fest to Include Sobering Look at Women Veterans

    The problems of women soldiers who have returned from Iraq and Afghanistan are addressed in the new documentary &quot

    Monday, October 1, 2012 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 482
  38. UNITED STATES: New Research Tool's Focus - Women, Peace, Security

    An innovative online research tool just launched by Georgetown University's Edmund A.

    Monday, October 15, 2012 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 495
  39. BLOG: DAY 10: Colombia Demands Demilitarization

    Colombia is considered the most violent country in South America.

    Monday, December 10, 2012 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 548
  40. OPINION: Why U.S. Needs to Ratify Women's Rights Treaty

    Monday, January 7, 2013 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 561
  41. BLOG: 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.

    Monday, January 14, 2013 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 568
  42. BLOG: Mujeres de la Guerra: Women's Voices from El Salvador

    These are what true women warriors look like.

    Tuesday, January 15, 2013 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 569
  43. USA: Support for Entrepreneurship and Women's Empowerment Among U.S. Priorities in South and Central Asia

    Rabia Mariam is a businesswoman who employs an all-women workforce to manufacture scarves and rugs from silk, cotton-

    Wednesday, January 16, 2013 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 571
  44. BLOG: Guatemala's War on Women

    Jorge Velazquez struggled to watch the news this week.

    Thursday, January 24, 2013 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 576
  45. BLOG: Got to Admit It's Getting Better

    MURDER is an everyday tragedy in Guatemala, one of the world's most violent countries.

    Thursday, January 24, 2013 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 578
  46. OTHER: The Ministry of Women's Affairs is not idle!

    The Ministry for the Status of Women and Women's Rights is not idle.

    Sunday, January 27, 2013 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 581
  47. BLOG: The Sandinista Government has Failed the Women of Nicaragua: Solis

    Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega and the Sandinista government have failed the country's women.

    Monday, January 28, 2013 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 589
  48. BLOG: Advocates Say Culture of Gender-Based Abuse Hinders Haiti's Development

    The chance for higher education, a job with a fair wage or respect in the home is not guaranteed for women in Haiti.

    Tuesday, January 29, 2013 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 590
  49. INTERVIEW: Haiti: Women in Politics

    In the current Martelly-Lamothe administration (2011-2016) from 23 Ministries there are now 10 women ministers who re

    Tuesday, January 29, 2013 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 592
  50. BLOG: Top Guatemala Prosecutor Pulls No Punches

    For as long as she could remember, Claudia Paz y Paz was certain she would become a lawyer.

    Sunday, February 3, 2013 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 594