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  1. OCCUPIED PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES: Supporting Occupied Palestinian Territories' Women

    Vice-President Najah al-Attar on Tuesday stressed the need for Arab women to shoulder their role in country and natio

    Wednesday, December 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 877
  2. UGANDA: Women can be Used to Fight Corruption in Uganda

    There has been a lot of public outcry over corruption in Uganda and Africa as a continent.

    Wednesday, December 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 925
  3. NAMIBIA: Numbers of Women in Government Declining

    Twenty years after independence, representation of women in senior government structures and in Parliament is declini

    Tuesday, December 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 888
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  5. EGYPT: Women's Rights in Egypt Deteriorate in 2010, Says Report

    The issue of women's rights was used as a political tool by the government and other entities in 2010, according to a

    Tuesday, December 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 931
  6. GUATEMALA: Women Make Inroads in Key Positions of Power

    GUATEMALA CITY, Dec 27, 2010 (IPS) - Guatemala, it seems, is trying out a new image.

    Monday, December 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 942
  7. UGANDA: Women Invade Active Politics

    THE year 2010 began with a political showdown on the side of women, especially those in the opposition.

    Monday, December 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 977
  8. IRAQ: Female MPs Slam Under-Representation in Iraq

    Female MPs, both religious and secular, have slammed the under-representation of women in Iraqi institutions, especia

    Sunday, December 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 857
  9. SUDAN: Support Sudanese Women to Determine Their Own Future

    On January 9, a new country may be added to the world map as southern Sudanese vote on independence from their northe

    Wednesday, December 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 896
  10. IRAQ: A Lone Woman in Iraq's New Cabinet

    The new Iraqi government, which received a vote of confidence from parliament on Tuesday, is almost exclusively male,

    Tuesday, December 21, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 879
  11. DRC: Female Journalists Overcome Barriers

    Two female radio journalists working for a Goma-based station have significantly improved their skills and gained in

    Tuesday, December 21, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 936
  12. KENYA: Women Still a Parliamentary Minority in Kenya

    While some countries like Liberia can boast that they have a female President, Kenya is still grappling with allowing

    Tuesday, December 21, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 943
  13. RWANDA: Women Organisation to Expand After Winning International Award

    After winning an International Award, Reseau des Femmes, a Women organisation, has finalised plans to expand its reac

    Monday, December 20, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 940
  14. ALGERIA: Algerian Women Expand Business Opportunities

    Only a short time ago, commerce in Algeria was an almost exclusively male activity.

    Sunday, December 19, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 939
  15. BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA: Women Legislators in Bosnia and Herzegovina Develop Caucus Building Skills

    Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina– The Women's Democracy Network (WDN) along with the International Republican I

    Saturday, December 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 974
  16. GHANA: IDEG to Ensure Women Participation in District Polls

    The Institute of Democratic Governance (IDEG), has stepped up efforts at promoting increased women participation in t

    Friday, December 17, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 850
  17. ZIMBABWE: Women's Coalition to Block Mugabe's 2011 Elections

    Women in Zimbabwe have come out strongly against the idea of holding elections in 2011, saying that a full implementa

    Friday, December 17, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 856
  18. INTERNATIONAL: Heroic, Female and Muslim (Opinion)

    What's the ugliest side of Islam?

    Thursday, December 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 831
  19. CANADA/AFGHANISTAN: Put Women in Afghan Army, Senate Report Says

    Canada should threaten to withhold aid to Afghanistan unless women are fully included in the peace process and push f

    Thursday, December 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 853
  20. DRC: Women Stage March over Rape in Congo

    Women from the Great Lakes region on Wednesday held a peaceful walk in the Democratic Republic of Congo condemning th

    Wednesday, December 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 820
  21. KURDISTAN: KDP Assigns 10% Leadership Quota to Women

    The official spokesman for the 13th congress of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) stated Tuesday the assembly memb

    Wednesday, December 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 965
  22. SUDAN: Sudan YouTube Flogging Video: Women Arrested at March

    About 30 Sudanese women have been arrested for holding a protest march over a video which allegedly shows a policeman

    Tuesday, December 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 804
  23. KAZAKHSTAN: Kazakhstan Pushes Gender up on the Agenda

    Unnoticed by many, Kazakhstan now ranks ahead of some of its EU partners according to the World Economic Forum's Glob

    Monday, December 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 785
  24. SUDAN: Registering Women for Sudan's Referendum

    At the Dr.

    Monday, December 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 805
  25. NAMIBIA: Women Making Inroads in NDF

    Good gender representation in the Namibian Defence Force (NDF) offers opportunity to women to empower themselves thro

    Monday, December 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 833
  26. ZIMBABWE: Structures of Violence: Defining the Intersections of Militarism and Violence Against Women

    The Crisis in Zimbabwe Coalition joins the world in commemorating the 16 days of activism against gender based violen

    Monday, December 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 840
  27. INTERNATIONAL: Women Have Human Rights, Too

    The International Criminal Court, the first permanent tribunal set up to prosecute individuals for genocide, war crim

    Monday, December 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 841
  28. PAKISTAN: Lawmakers Quota Opens Doors for Pakistan Women

    What challenges do women face in politics?

    Sunday, December 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 745
  29. ERITREA: Geleb Sub-Zone - Strenuous Endeavors Described Vital for Promoting Active Female Participation in Education

    Geleb — Parents in Aibaba administrative area, Geleb sub-zone, were called up on to enhance contribution in pro

    Friday, December 10, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 810
  30. NEPAL: 'Women's Participation a Must for a Comprehensive Peace Process' National Action Plan to Address Gender Issues

    Minister for Peace and Reconstruction Rakam Chemjong today said the ministry is formulating a new national action pla

    Thursday, December 9, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 758
  31. OCCUPIED PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES: Palestine Swears in First Female Magistrate on Judicial Council

    On Thursday, Samoud Dhamiri al-Yameen was sworn in as the first female magistrate on the Islamic Judicial Council of

    Thursday, December 9, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 764
  32. AFRICA: African Elections Put Fewer Women in Parliament

    Recent elections in East and Southern Africa have left fewer women in politics, placing countries at risk of not meet

    Thursday, December 9, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 770
  33. INTERNATIONAL: Women Advance As Political Leaders

    On November 1, 2010, Dilma Rosseau was elected President of Brazil.

    Thursday, December 9, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 803
  34. RWANDA: NEC Encourages Women to Vie for Local Leadership

    An official at the National Electoral Commission (NEC) has called upon women leaders to sensitize their compatriots c

    Wednesday, December 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 751
  35. SOUTH AFRICA: No Place for Complacency in Gender Equity

    South Africa has a balance of men and women in Parliament that would rival Nordic countries, which lead the way regar

    Wednesday, December 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 791
  36. ZIMBABWE: ZRP Women Network Lauded

    SENATOR for Beitbridge constituency, Cde Tambudzani Mohadi, has launched the Zimbabwe Republic Police chapter of the

    Tuesday, December 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 784
  37. BURMA: War Looms for Kachin as Junta Ceasefire Crumbles

    Sixteen years after Burma's military regime reached a ceasefire deal with the country's second largest rebel group, t

    Tuesday, December 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 786
  38. SUDAN: Some Men in Lakes State Not Encouraging Women to Register for Referendum - Official

    Rumbek — The Lakes state Advisor for Gender and Human Right Affairs in the government of Ms.

    Sunday, December 5, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 713
  39. VIETNAM: Vietnam Leads Region in Gender Gap Eradication

    Vietnam is evaluated as the best performer in Southeast Asia in terms of eradicating gender gap over the past 20 year

    Sunday, December 5, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 761
  40. PHILIPPINES: TIME Hails Cory as Amongst Most Powerful Women of Past Century

    The legacy of the late Philippine President Corazon “Cory” Aquino continues with her inclusion in TIME Ma

    Saturday, December 4, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 755
  41. LEBANON: Beirut Forum Looks to use Media to Promote Gender Equality

    Women are still “mainly construed as clichés of sexual attraction to be shown on television,” Info

    Friday, December 3, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 691
  42. CAMBODIA: Cambodia's Democratic Warrior

    After helping resettle Cambodian immigrants in the United States and earning a master's degree in social work from th

    Thursday, December 2, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 725
  43. SIERRA LEONE: Gender and Women's Leadership Institute for 50/50

    President of the 50/50 Group of Sierra Leone Tuesday said they are currently in the process of building the first Gen

    Wednesday, December 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 678
  44. CENTRAL ASIA: UN Chief in Central Asia to Encourage Peace, Stability

    UN Secretary-general Ban Ki- moon is in Central Asia following recent unrest in the region to discuss empowerment of

    Wednesday, December 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 723
  45. SAUDI ARABIA: Senior Saudi Cleric Questions Women Driving Ban

    A top Saudi cleric challenged a ban on women driving on Tuesday, saying women should be allowed more social participa

    Tuesday, November 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 672
  46. AFGHANSISTAN: Women Are Essential to Peacebuilding

    October 2010 marked the 10th anniversary of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325, which calls for women to

    Monday, November 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 656
  47. RWANDA: More Advocacy Needed for Girls' Education

    The Forum for African Women Educationalists (FAWE), Rwanda Chapter, would like to have additional policies and contin

    Monday, November 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 670
  48. IRAQ: No Country for Women

    The improved political representation of women in Iraq is in sharp contrast to their broader disempowerment, as highl

    Sunday, November 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 642
  49. ERITREA: Strenuous Efforts Needed to Ensure Equal Participation of Women

    Society's relentless endeavors is vital to ensure equal participation of women in all domains, stated the head of NUE

    Sunday, November 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 700
  50. SUDAN: Women Urged to Register for Referendum

    The Southern Sudan Human Rights Commission on Friday staged a march on the streets of Juba mobilizing women to go and

    Saturday, November 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 705

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