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  1. LATIN AMERICA & CARIBBEAN: Working Together to Raise Money for Women's Rights

    Founded three years ago, the Latin American Consortium of Women's Funds consists of seven women's funds in the Latin

    Friday, January 23, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 987
  2. COLOMBIA: Ban Saves Lives in Medellín; New Law on Guns and Domestic Violence

    A significant new law specifically linking violence against women with firearms possession was passed by the Colombia

    Friday, January 23, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 988
  3. MOZAMBIQUE: Government Repatriates Zimbabwe Sex Workers

    A narrow hallway leads to a makeshift wooden counter where a shelf displays a few empty beer cans and

    Thursday, January 22, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 914
  4. ZIMBABWE: WOZA Leaders in Court Remand for Hearing

    On Thursday, a Bulawayo magistrate set aside a ruling on a case against the leaders of the Women of Z

    Thursday, January 22, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 915
  5. PAKISTAN: The State and Status of Women

    For many years we have been witnessing women being prevented to participate in the electoral process both as voters a

    Thursday, January 22, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 047
  6. LIBERIA: UN Official Applauds Liberian Police After a Record Number of Female Officers Graduate

    A record number of over 100 newly-trained women police officers, making up two-thirds of the cadets c

    Tuesday, January 20, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 949
  7. BURMA: Women's League of Burma: Statement on the Fifth Congress of the Women's League of Burma

    The Fifth Congress of the Women's League of Burma was held in a liberated area near the Thai-Burma bo

    Tuesday, January 20, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 977
  8. PAKISTAN: Taliban Restrict Women's Education in Pakistan

    Thousands of young women living in a part of Pakistan once considered the country's most idyllic tourist destination

    Sunday, January 18, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 048
  9. SIERRA LEONE: "Illiteracy, Poverty Challenges to Gender Violence", says Gender Desk Officer

    Gender desk officer of the ministry of social welfare, gender and children's affairs in the southern

    Thursday, January 15, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 950
  10. NIGERIA: Mrs. Sylva's Magic Wand Of Unifying Bayelsa Women For Peace In Niger Delta

    With the three administrations of Governor D.S.P Alameiseigha, Vice President, Goodluck Jonathan and

    Wednesday, January 14, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 953
  11. NEPAL: UN Rights Office Condemns Killing of Journalist and Growing Attacks on Media

    The United Nations human rights office in Nepal deplored the brutal murder of a female journalist who was hacked to d

    Monday, January 12, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 049
  12. ANGOLA: Civil Society Calls for Valorization of Woman Status

    Women integrated in female organisations of the civil society Wednesday spoke of the need for valoris

    Thursday, January 8, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 916
  13. NEPAL: UN Urges End to Nepalese Practice of Using Young Girls as Domestic Workers

    The United Nations has urged Nepal to end the practice of sending young girls from indigenous families to work in pri

    Wednesday, January 7, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 050
  14. ZIMBABWE: Jestina Mukoko Still in Custody as Case Postponed Again

    The case against human rights activist Jestina Mukoko and her eight other co-accused was once again p

    Tuesday, January 6, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 917
  15. FIJI: YWCA Members Mobilize For Peace

    Members of the Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) in Suva are rallying together to convene a peace vigil to a

    Tuesday, January 6, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 979
  16. PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Pathways to Political Participation: Women Rising up in Papua New Guinea

    In the lead up to the 2007 national elections in Papua New Guinea, women's participation in electoral processes is st

    Tuesday, December 2, 2008
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 526
  17. MOÇAMBIQUE: Few Women Mayors This Term

    Bad news for women: of the eight women running for mayor in Mozambique's municipal elections held on Nov.

    Thursday, November 27, 2008
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 486
  18. MADAGASCAR: Violence Against Women Discussed in Madagascar

    On 22 November 2008, the United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) in Antananarivo, together with the UN Club and the

    Saturday, November 22, 2008
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 377
  19. MOZAMBIQUE: Still A Man's Thing?

    Only a handful of women are running in Mozambique's municipal elections scheduled for Nov. 19.

    Thursday, November 6, 2008
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 581
  20. TIMOR-LESTE: UNDP Supports Gender Equality in Timor-Leste as the National Parliament Advances Women's Empowerment Agenda

    UNDP is targeting the National Parliament in Timor-Leste in a renewed bid to ensure that Asia's newest state is groun

    Monday, October 27, 2008
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 647
  21. MADAGASCAR: A Difficult Step For Women

    The northern region of Diana is known for the beautiful beaches of the Nosy-Be district and the scent of fields of yl

    Thursday, October 9, 2008
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 372
  22. ZIMBABWE: Now To Share Power With Women

    The ink was barely dry on the power-sharing agreement signed by Zimbabwe's main political parties on Sep.

    Monday, September 29, 2008
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 482
  23. TIMOR-LESTE: NGO Takes on Women's Rights

    As a girl, Laura Pina was not expected to slave in the kitchen simply by virtue of her gender.

    Friday, September 26, 2008
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 652
  24. ANGOLA: Ambitious Plans For Women's Participation

    Nearly a third of candidates in Angola's upcoming parliamentary elections are female, thanks to a new quota imposed b

    Wednesday, August 13, 2008
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 603
  25. BURMA/MYANMAR: An Appeal for Burma's Women

    In a fraught coincidence, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will be chairing a United Nations Security Council sess

    Thursday, June 19, 2008
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 780
  26. MADAGASCAR: Madagascar's Women "Wake Up" to Their Rights

    Thanks to the efforts of Dr.

    Tuesday, June 3, 2008
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 617
  27. ALGERIA: Violence Against Women In Algeria: An Unending Ordeal

    Ten-year conflict between armed Islamists and the civil army continue victimizing Algerian women in extreme ways.

    Monday, June 2, 2008
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 353
  28. MOZAMBIQUE: Women Leadership in Politics

    In Mozambique NIMD supports a training project to encourage women to take an active role in politics.

    Sunday, May 25, 2008
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 433
  29. PACIFIC: Pacific Women Continue to Face Challenges

    Women in the Pacific continue to face adverse challenges despite national and regional commitments to addressing gend

    Saturday, March 8, 2008
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 379
  30. PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Women in Elections in Papua New Guinea

    Recognizing that change doesn't happen through ideas alone, AWID invited the 2005 Forum participants to submit grant

    Tuesday, February 12, 2008
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 339
  31. INDONESIA: How Are Women's Rights Being Defended In Aceh, Indonesia?

    An interview with Suraiya Kamaruzzaman, a human rights activist and one of the founders of Flower Aceh, the first wom

    Tuesday, February 12, 2008
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 446
  32. ALGERIA: Women Are on the Rise in Algeria

    In Algeria, women drive trains, hold positions as judges and make up the majority of students.

    Thursday, January 31, 2008
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 499
  33. ALGERIA: Algeria Breaks Silence on Violence Against Women

    Her face is swollen, her eyes are red and her nightdress is torn in places.

    Thursday, December 27, 2007
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 476
  34. ZIMBABWE: Zimbabwe's Women 'Face Brutality'

    Women who oppose Robert Mugabe's regime in Zimbabwe are suffering increasing violence and repression, a study says.

    Wednesday, July 25, 2007
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 529
  35. LEBANON: Muslim Women Engage in Politics

    Lebanese-born photographer Rania Matar, who currently lives in the United States, frequently travels back to her nati

    Thursday, June 21, 2007
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 285
  36. ALGERIA: A Quiet Revolution in Algeria: Gains by Women

    In this tradition-bound nation scarred by a brutal Islamist-led civil war that killed more than 100,000, a quiet revo

    Saturday, May 26, 2007
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 498
  37. FIJI: AusAID to Target Women

    Women in Fiji will benefit from Australian efforts to reduce gender disparities in developing countries, under a new

    Thursday, March 8, 2007
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 422
  38. ALGERIA: Violence Against Algerian Women Hidden Because of Social Taboos – UN Expert

    An independent United Nations human rights expert has called on Algeria to take concrete measures against the gender

    Thursday, February 1, 2007
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 577
  39. MADAGASCAR: Using Political Clout to Empower Women in Madagascar

    Things have changed in this region of southeastern Madagascar since Moana Essa Raseta became the first woman governor

    Sunday, December 10, 2006
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 602
  40. ALGERIA: The Women Speak

    The 200,000 dead and 8,000 disappeared of Algeria's long civil war were almost all men.

    Tuesday, April 11, 2006
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 403
  41. BURMA/MYANMAR: Burmese Women Expose Rapes by Military Regime

    Women who have fled Burma to escape what they describe as systematic violence against women by the military have band

    Monday, September 26, 2005
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 655
  42. BURMA/MYANMAR: The War on Burma's Women

    It has been three years since the report ''License to Rape" exposed to the world how troops of the Burmese milit

    Tuesday, June 28, 2005
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 654
  43. Iraq: Insecurity Driving Women Indoors

    The insecurity plaguing Baghdad and other Iraqi cities has a distinct and debilitating impact on the daily lives of w

    Tuesday, July 15, 2003
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 809
  44. Towards Democracy: For Iraq, Women are Key

    As Iraqis meet to talk about creating an interim authority to govern their country, they will need to overcome divisi

    Saturday, April 19, 2003
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 856
  45. ZIMBABWE: Focus on Rape As a Political Weapon

    "In a Dark Time", a documentary film about sexual abuse in Zimbabwe perpertrated by pro-government militia,

    Tuesday, April 8, 2003
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 351
  46. ANGOLA: Women, War and Reconciliation

    UAMBA, 27 February 2003 (IRIN) - "I came here to the quartering area to try and find my husband, the father of m

    Thursday, February 27, 2003
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 300

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