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  1. Pre 2015 News Archive66 469
  2. INTERNATIONAL: Can Women Make the World More Peaceful?

    Do women hold the key to a peaceful society?

    Monday, August 11, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 461
  3. DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO: The Way to Bring A Lasting Peace in the Congo? Women

    When Nobel Peace Prize winner Leymah Gbowee led women in song at the fish markets on the Liberian coast in the late 1

    Friday, August 8, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 463
  4. SOLOMON ISLANDS: Let's Empower Our Women

    “EMPOWERMENT to women around our region is something I feel is very important because we have the lowest rate o

    Monday, August 4, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 457
  5. SOMALIA: Somali Women 'Untapped Resource' in Fight Against al-Shabaab

    For years women in Mogadishu have been on the side-lines in the fight against al-Shabaab, but more recently they have

    Tuesday, July 29, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 450
  6. PAKISTAN: Pakistani Policewomen

    April, Syeda Ghazala made headlines in Pakistan, becoming the first female to head a major police station in restive

    Tuesday, July 29, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 451
  7. COLOMBIA: Colombian Aspirations for Peace, A Regional Wish

    The aspirations to achieve peace and reconciliation in Colombia were at the center of proposals in three regional for

    Tuesday, July 22, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 444
  8. ANGOLA: Listening to Rural Women Problems Indicates Promotion of Human Rights

    The program of listening to problems facing women in the rural areas, opened this year by the government, indicates t

    Tuesday, July 22, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 446
  9. AFRICA: African Women Participate in Leadership Training

    The Moremi Initiative has launched the 2014 MILEAD Fellows Leadership Institute to train young women to develop their

    Wednesday, July 16, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 438
  10. ISRAEL: MKs Call to Put More Women in Key Defense, Diplomatic Positions

    More women should play instrumental roles in determining the country's defense and diplomatic policies, MKs said at a

    Tuesday, July 15, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 441
  11. RWANDA: Why Women Should Be At the Forefront of Waging Peace

    Last Sunday, President Paul Kagame met with Rwandan women of all walks of life to celebrate the country's 20th libera

    Thursday, July 10, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 437
  12. SOUTH SUDAN: At Its Third Anniversary, South Sudan Works to Show New Brighter Side

    After gaining its independence three years ago, South Sudan got a rush of media attention.

    Tuesday, July 8, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 427
  13. HAITI: Justice - A Woman Named Vice-President of The CSPJ

    On Monday, the President Michel Martelly, accompanied by Me Jean Renel Sanon, the Minister of Justice and Public Secu

    Tuesday, July 8, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 429
  14. BURUNDI: Burundian Women Want a Greater Say in Running of Country

    As Burundi heads towards the 2015 general elections, and despite a quota of 30 percent women's representation in parl

    Monday, July 7, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 424
  15. RWANDA: Women Want to be Decision-Makers about Peace, Not Passive Victims of War

    Gaspard, the taxi driver taking me back to my hotel after dinner, is 27. So he was just a boy in 1994.

    Thursday, July 3, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 423
  16. INTERNATIONAL: Mary Robinson Discusses Women's Role in Resolving Conflict

    Former President Mary Robinson has said the involvement of women is central to achieving peace in parts of the world

    Wednesday, July 2, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 422
  17. INTERNATIONAL: Religious Women Have Stake in Conflict Resolution and Peace-Building

    Justice and peace are not possible without the involvement and participation of women.

    Monday, June 30, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 415
  18. UNITED STATES: Ending Sexual Violence in Conflict: Turning Commitment into Action

    Time and again, we hear horrific accounts of violence perpetrated against women in conflicts around the world.

    Monday, June 23, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 404
  19. NEPAL: Key Victims Know Too Little About 'National Action Plan'

    The gender audit in peace building programme conducted in 10 districts from March-May 2014 states that the victims of

    Friday, June 20, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 396
  20. NIGERIA: Why Were Women's Groups Excluded from Meeting on Nigerian Security?

    I sat in the glittery closing plenary of last week's global summit to end sexual violence in conflict in London, tire

    Friday, June 20, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 398
  21. SOLOMON ISLANDS: 40 Participants to Graduate from FWCC Training Program

    40 participants from Fiji, Nauru, Palau, Papua New Guinea, RMI, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga and Vanuatu will gradua

    Thursday, June 19, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 394
  22. NEPAL: Meaningful Participation of Women in Peace Building 'Weak': Report

    Although Nepal met the objective of increased women´s participation in the ongoing peace building and state res

    Thursday, June 19, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 395
  23. MYANMAR: Calls for Quota to Get Women Into Positions of Authority

    The report said Myanmar has no female township administrators and just 0.11 percent of ward and village-tract adminis

    Thursday, June 19, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 400
  24. NEPAL: Meaningful Participation of Women in Peace Building 'Weak'

    Although Nepal met the objective of increased women´s participation in the ongoing peace building and state res

    Thursday, June 19, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 401
  25. IRAN: Iranian Women Protest Being Barred from Stadiums

    Brazil's national volleyball team beat Iran 3-2 at Tehran's Azadi stadium June 15 in the FIVB Volleyball Men's World

    Monday, June 16, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 378
  26. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Election: Run-off Vote Held Amid Violence

    Millions of Afghans have cast their votes in a presidential run-off to elect a successor to Hamid Karzai, who has bee

    Saturday, June 14, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 384
  27. LIBYA: Female Election Candidates Receive Training

    With support from UNSMIL, the Libyan Women's Forum (LWF) (www.libyan-wome

    Saturday, June 14, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 392
  28. AFGHANISTAN: For women of Afghanistan, Life is Better

    We awoke one morning in Kabul to the sound of not-too-distant explosions, marking the start to the fighting season.

    Wednesday, June 11, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 361
  29. NORTHERN IRELAND: "Peace Will Bring Prosperity": Northern Ireland's Big Lie?

    Feminist and trades union activists are leading the fight back against neoliberal economic policies in Northern Irela

    Monday, June 9, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 352
  30. SOLOMON ISLANDS: Leadership, Peace Training Ends

    The five days transformational leadership and character education for peaceful co-existence training ended successful

    Monday, June 2, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 340
  31. CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC: UN, African Officials Urge Efforts to Advance Peace and Stability in CAR

    UN, African officials urge efforts to advance peace and stability in CAR

    Monday, June 2, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 351
  32. KURDISTAN: Kurdish Women and the Peace Process in Turkey (Part 1/2)

    Kurdish women are getting involved in the peace process to promote a free, equal and democratic society.

    Saturday, May 31, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 337
  33. RWANDA: Empowering Women Is Empowering Humanity

    Nearly 20 years ago, the world came together in Beijing for the Fourth World Conference on Women.

    Tuesday, May 20, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 315
  34. AFRICA: Building Peace in Africa? Give Power to Women

    A series of gold-framed pictures cover the wall from left to right inside the working space of Senegalese human right

    Tuesday, May 20, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 329
  35. INDIA: India Politics So Dangerous to Women They Keep Out

    NEW DELHI (WOMENSENEWS)--The alleged gang rape of a 32-year-old Muslim woman, associated with the predominantly Hindu

    Friday, May 16, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 322
  36. NEPAL: Women Leaders from SAARC Countries Come Together in Kathmandu

    Nepal recently hosted a "Conference on democracy and inclusive good governance for gender equality and sustainab

    Thursday, May 15, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 323
  37. MALI: Malian Lawyer Builds Peace and Hope

    The stories of gang-rape, forced marriage and fathers being forced to rape their own daughters at gunpoint keep her a

    Thursday, May 15, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 332
  38. INDIA: Politicians Woo Women Before Final Vote

    With three days to go before the final round of voting in the Indian election, first-time candidate Ravindra Singh is

    Wednesday, May 14, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 317
  39. INDONESIA: Women May Get 79 House Seats, Fewer Than 2009

    Women may get 79 or 14 percent of the total seats in the House of Representatives following April's legislative elect

    Monday, May 12, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 321
  40. INDIA: Women Need to Organise as a Pressure Group to Have Their Say in Politics

    There is a need for women to organise themselves as a pressure group to be able to carve a niche in the political sph

    Saturday, May 10, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 309
  41. PAKISTAN: Political empowerment: Fencing in the women of Balochistan

    Islamabad: While candidates for next month's mayoral elections in Balochistan come from across the political spectrum

    Friday, May 9, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 318
  42. INDIA: Women Leaders of Manipur forms Alliance on Women, Peace and Security

    Northeast India comprises the contiguous Eight States—Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Na

    Thursday, May 8, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 336
  43. EGYPT: Parties and Civil Society Organisations Decry Marginalisation of Women in Country's Transition

    Four political parties and seven civil society organisations strongly criticised the passage of laws dealing with upc

    Sunday, May 4, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 299
  44. YEMEN: Constitutional Texts To Protect The Yemeni Women's Rights

    Yemeni women are fighting for their rights in the same way as Western women.

    Sunday, May 4, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 300
  45. INDIA: These Polls will Define India's Gender Agenda

    Millions of Indians are now selecting the men and women who will run the country.

    Friday, May 2, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 301
  46. NIGERIA: 2015: UNDP, IPAC Renew Campaign For Women's Participation

    EFFORTS to enhance women's participation in politics beginning from the 2015 general elections received a boost durin

    Friday, May 2, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 302
  47. SIERRA LEONE: Sierra Leone Sends Women Peacekeepers to Somalia

    Sierra Leone is demonstrating that it understands the important role women can play as peacekeepers.

    Thursday, April 24, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 293
  48. INTERNATIONAL: Why It Is So Important For Women To Be Included In Peace Processes

    On 27 March 2014, a historic first was achieved: a peace agreement led by a woman chief mediator was signed.

    Monday, April 14, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 284
  49. NIGERIA: Women Affairs Minister Commits to Peace and Security

    The Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Zainab Maina has reiterated the commitment of the Present Admin

    Thursday, April 10, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 283
  50. INDIA: Peace Volunteers Trained to Mitigate Conflict in India's Northeast

    Northeast India comprises the contiguous Seven Sister States—Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur,Meghalaya, Mizor

    Saturday, April 5, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 291

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