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  1. Women in Combat = Gender Equality & Peace (?)

    About two weeks ago the US Defense Secretary lifted the ban on women in combat jobs.

    Tuesday, February 5, 2013 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 598
  2. BLOG: Why the International Women's Rights Treaty Matters

    The time has come for the United States to ratify the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Ag

    Thursday, February 7, 2013 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 607
  3. CAMPAIGN: Take Action to End Violence Against Haitian Women

    I have exciting news to share—a worldwide campaign is taking off, and we need you!

    Monday, February 11, 2013 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 608
  4. CONFERENCE: El Salvador Hosts Regional Conference on Violence Against Women

    El Salvador hosts regional conference on violence against women; Inter-American Court hears case in Colombia; UN to e

    Thursday, February 14, 2013 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 615
  5. BLOG: Women's Feelings on Gun Control Issue May Affect 2014 Elections

    Women think about the gun-control issue differently than men.

    Monday, February 18, 2013 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 617
  6. BLOG: Curbing Violence Against Women in Haiti

    Sitting with a group of parents and their children on the porch of Profamil's headquarters, Mariola Dhema recounted v

    Wednesday, February 20, 2013 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 628
  7. Institute for Women, Peace and Security Launched

    The Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security, which will analyze women's contributions to peace-building an

    Tuesday, February 26, 2013 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 631
  8. BLOG: Swimming Against the Tide: 'Salmon' Police Units Assist Women Facing Violence in El Salvador

    “I like being a police officer because it was always a dream of mine.

    Tuesday, February 26, 2013 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 633
  9. BLOG: International Women's Day: A Voice from Lima, Peru

    Yaneth Llerena, 40, leads a team of 50 community workers at an emergency women's centre in the poor district of Villa

    Sunday, March 10, 2013 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 644
  10. BLOG: Let's End Violence Against Women

    We must bring the perpetrators to justice and end the culture of impunity
    Sunday, March 10, 2013 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 646
  11. ACTION: Students Work to Combat Rape in Haiti Through Legal Reforms

    Gender-based violence tends to increase after natural disasters, researchers have found.

    Sunday, March 10, 2013 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 647
  12. BLOG: Expanding the Training of Female Peacekeepers

    In 2011, President Obama signed Executive Order 13595, which created the National Action Plan on Women, Peace, and Se

    Sunday, March 24, 2013 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 663
  13. BLOG: Women's Rights Movement in Colombia Takes the Stage

    Colombian actress and social rights activist Patricia Ariza came to campus to speak to a full house of USF students a

    Tuesday, March 26, 2013 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 673
  14. BLOG: Nicaragua: A Dangerous Place for Women

    Most of us have heard about the murders of young women in Ciudad Juarez or the genocidal rapes in the Congo.

    Monday, April 1, 2013 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 677
  15. BLOG: Violence Against Indigenous Women and the Twofold Challenge

    "Two of every three women murdered died for the simple reason: they were women.

    Monday, April 1, 2013 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 678
  16. STATEMENT: UN Women Calls for Urgent and Effective Action against Femicide

    Statement by Lakshmi Puri, Acting Head of UN Women and Assistant Secretary-General

    Monday, May 20, 2013 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 705
  17. COLOMBIA: Rape in Colombia's War Unearthed

    Brigitte Carreño was only 12 when a warlord whose ­anti-guerrilla fighters had occupied this hamlet decide

    Monday, June 10, 2013 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 716
  18. ONLINE DIALOGUE/BLOG: Stand in Solidarity With the Women of Haiti

    Take a moment to imagine life in constant fear of sexual violence.

    Saturday, June 1, 2013 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 724
  19. PRESS RELEASE: Introduces New Products to Celebrate Women's Rights

    Women's Rights Day 2013 will be on August 26th marking 93 years of women having the right to vote in America.

    Thursday, July 11, 2013 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 755
  20. INITIATIVE: Women of Tacachico Working for Gender Equality Policy

    The women (chicas) of Tacachico are leading the charge with five Salvadoran organizations to promote public policies

    Sunday, July 21, 2013 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 766
  21. ADVOCACY: In El Salvador, Families and Human Rights Advocates Call for Stronger Action to End Violence Against Women

    In El Salvador, families and human rights advocates are voicing concerns following an increase in gender-based killin

    Tuesday, August 13, 2013 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 798
  22. ONLINE DIALOGUE/BLOG: The World Now Has a Chance to End War in Syria

    Jimmy Carter is the 39th president of the United States.

    Tuesday, September 10, 2013 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 815
  23. CAMPAIGN: Stand Up for Women in Nicaragua (Petition Letter)

    Nicaragua's Comprehensive Law number 779 went into effect in June 2012, but ever since then it has had to withstand a

    Tuesday, October 1, 2013 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 821
  24. INITIATIVE: Colombian Peace Negotiations

    Since the announcement of peace talks in Colombia between the Colombian Government and the FARC-EP in 2012, slow deve

    Thursday, October 31, 2013 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 843
  25. ONLINE DIALOGUES & BLOGS: Why Won't Congress Pass the International Violence Against Women Act

    As 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, approaches and the International

    Tuesday, November 19, 2013 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 845
  26. OTHER: Colombian Reporter Jineth Bedoya Lima Gives Voice to Abused Women

    On the first day that Jineth Bedoya Lima arrived for work at the offices of Colombia National Radio in Bogotá,

    Friday, December 13, 2013 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 862
  27. STATEMENT: Secretary Clinton Announces Partnership in Support of Women, Peace, and Security

    Hillary Rodham Clinton has announced a new partnership to support her No Ceilings initiative.

    Wednesday, February 26, 2014 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 886
  28. MULTI-MEDIA: No Job for A Woman

    Before World War II, war reporting was considered no job for a woman.

    Wednesday, March 12, 2014 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 888
  29. TRAINING: Protecting Women's Human Rights through International Law and Advocacy

    The International Justice Resource Center (IJRC) is pleased to announce an upcoming training seminar on women's human

    Wednesday, June 18, 2014 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 890
  30. CAMPAIGN: Blowing the Whistle on Sexual Violence

    Blowing the Whistle on Sexual Violence.

    Sunday, April 13, 2014 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 894
  31. STATEMENT: Amnesty International Public Statement

    19 June 2014

    Colombia: new law aims to address impunity for conflict-related crimes of sexual violence

    Wednesday, June 18, 2014 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 908
  32. PETITION: Tell Congress: Pass the Women, Peace, and Security Act.

    Today 90% of casualties in armed conflicts are civilians, an overwhelming majority of whom are women and children oft

    Tuesday, June 24, 2014 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 909
  33. Reverse The Tide Of War!

    This initiative is a gathering of anti-war and social justice activists, organizations, networks and movements from d

    Saturday, August 5, 2017 - 00:00 to Monday, August 7, 2017 - 00:00
    Initiatives98 724