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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. UKRAINE: Women in Action Amidst Ukraine Conflict

    Since late November, Ukrainians have assembled in the capital city to protest current government regime.

    Friday, March 28, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 275
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  5. LIBERIA: Unicef Boss Warns against Violence

    The Country Representative of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), Mr.

    Thursday, February 13, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 239
  6. CANADA:National News: NDP Works to End Violence Against Aboriginal Women

    The NDP is joining forces with the Native Women's Association of Canada (NWAC) to urge the Conservative government to

    Thursday, February 13, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 251
  7. LIBERIA: DRC opens Women's Centre in Liberia

    Any views expressed in this article are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters Foundation.

    Wednesday, February 12, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 236
  8. FIJI: Violence against Women Training kicks off

    Violence Against Women and Girls is rife in the Pacific and various programs are being developed to counter this.`26

    Tuesday, February 11, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 235
  9. IRAN: Old Challenges Continue for Women Under New President

    (WNN) Los Angeles, California, UNITED STATES, AMERICAS: Despite the election of new President Hassan Rowhani in the I

    Monday, February 3, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 229
  10. COLOMBIA: Guerrilla Girls of the FARC-EP: Making War, Peace, and History

    If regular armies are generally a man's world, guerrillas and insurgent forces are just the contrary.

    Friday, January 17, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 204
  11. SYRIA: Syrian Women Demand Voice at Peace Talks

    A proper democracy cannot be established without the participation of women.

    Wednesday, January 15, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 198
  12. AFGHANISTAN: UK Gives £18.5 Million to Lift Afghan Women's Poll Presence

    Britain will give £18.5 million to Afghanistan to help more Afghan women take part in the presidential election

    Tuesday, November 26, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 158
  13. SYRIA: Syrian Women Suffer Inside Their Country and Out

    Some Syrians say outrage over the sentencing of a teenage girl was a spark that started the country's two-and-a-half

    Tuesday, November 12, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 146
  14. AFGHANISTAN: Afghanistan's First Female Rapper Upbeat on Future

    In a country where women's' rights are still fiercely contested, Soosan Firooz has added a strong new voice to the de

    Tuesday, October 29, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 125
  15. BOSNIA HERZEGOVINA: Fighting to make Bosnia-Herzegovina's constitution acknowledge women

    Fighting to make Bosnia-Herzegovina's constitution acknowledge women

    Friday, October 25, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 131
  16. SYRIA: Syria's Ladies In Waiting: Will a Woman Lead Nation?

    The modern Arab world has never known a female leader, and against all odds, Syria may be the country where it happen

    Friday, October 4, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 114
  17. RWANDA: Rwanda: World Bank Lauds Sub-Sahara Africa On Women Economic Empowerment

    Women in Rwanda are at the centre of the country's development agenda, thanks to recent law reforms, MP-elect Esperan

    Friday, September 27, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 111
  18. MYANMAR: No Woman, No Peace

    Never mind the fact that Myanmar's most famous person is a woman—Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi.

    Wednesday, September 25, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 093
  19. YEMEN: Group Urges Yemen to Protect Women's Rights in New Constitution

    An international human rights group is urging Yemen to ensure that its new constitution has adequate protections for

    Tuesday, September 17, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 066
  20. PAKISTAN: No Bigger Cruelty Than Depriving Women From Voting: SC

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday observed that there was no cruelty bigger than depriving women from their right to vote.

    Wednesday, September 4, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 060
  21. MYANMAR: Rising Voice for Women Activists of Burma

    The Women's Initiative Network for Peace (Win-Peace) has expressed serious concern at the continued imprisonment of h

    Tuesday, September 3, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 052
  22. AFGHANISTAN: Karzai: A Legacy of Failure on Afghan Women's Rights?

    As the departure of the international security forces approaches, each day turns every bit of hope into desperation f

    Wednesday, August 21, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 049
  23. COLOMBIA: Colombia's Peace Process: Implications for Displaced Populations Are Overlooked

    Media coverage of the Colombian peace process has focused on the politics surrounding the talks in Havana.

    Thursday, August 15, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 050
  24. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Woman Announced as a Winner of the 2013 N-Peace Awards

    Afghan women's rights advocate Masouda Karokhi was announced as one of the eight winners of the 2013 N-Peace Awards,

    Wednesday, July 31, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 028
  25. LIBERIA: Rebuilding Liberia: Women were Key in Ushering Peace, but still Suffer Violence Post War

    It's hard to underscore enough the role women have played in Liberia's recent history.

    Wednesday, July 31, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 029
  26. SOMALIA: Malala Yousefzai Inspires Girls' Education Activists in Somalia

    The speech of 16-year-old Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai at the United Nations this month has served as an inspi

    Tuesday, July 23, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 020
  27. SOMALIA: Somali Government Drafts Bill to Protect Women's Rights

    The Somali Ministry of Development and Social Affairs is drafting a bill that outlines a new gender policy for the co

    Monday, July 22, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 016
  28. EGYPT: Women's Voices Must Be Heard Without Threat of Violence - UN Official

    A senior United Nations official today stressed the need to ensure women can make their voices heard in Egypt without

    Wednesday, July 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 004
  29. LIBERIA: Liberian women's war wounds fester

    It is over a week since Ruth Flomo was last able to walk, the bullet lodged in her leg an agonising reminder of the t

    Wednesday, June 26, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 992
  30. NIGERIA: President Banda to Attend High Level Global Women Network in Nigeria

    President Dr Joyce Banda will leave the country on June 26 for Abuja Nigeria where she is expected to attend a High L

    Tuesday, June 25, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 990
  31. DARFUR: North Darfur Exerting Efforts to Empower Rural Women

    North Darfur has announced its total commitment to empowering rural women through microfinance programmes as an ideal

    Friday, June 7, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 980
  32. FIJI: Empowering Women

    The assistant secretary general of the UN, Lakshmi Puri, made remarks on the need for women around the world to addre

    Wednesday, June 5, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 976
  33. IRAN: UN Experts Slam Iran's Decision to Ban Women in Elections

    Several UN experts on Wednesday criticised Iran's decision to bar women from running in upcoming elections, saying th

    Wednesday, May 29, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 972
  34. INTERNATIONAL: Saving Women and Girls

    The violence committed against women and girls by men is a global scourge.

    Tuesday, May 28, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 965
  35. LIBYA: HRW Calls on Libya to Protect Women's Rights

    The end of Moammar Gadhafi's 40-year rule in 2011 was a watershed moment for women, said a new report from Human Righ

    Monday, May 27, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 967
  36. LIBERIA: Prioritize Gender Equality

    Women and children play a major role in poverty alleviation and are expected to feature prominently in any future dev

    Monday, February 4, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 783
  37. BANGLADESH: Bangladesh Wins UNDP Award with Poverty Reduction Story

    Bangladesh has won second place in an annual United Nations Development Programme competition, with a story that high

    Wednesday, January 30, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 759
  38. AFGHANISTAN: Casey, Karzai Discuss Women's Rights

    Democratic Senator Bob Casey and a handful of other senators met with Afghan President Hamid Karzai in Washington, D.

    Thursday, January 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 737
  39. NORTH AFRICA/ MIDDLE EASt: Has the Arab Spring Been a Disaster for Women?

    It's been almost two years since revolution swept across parts of the Arab world.

    Monday, November 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 625
  40. IRAN: Iranian Nobel Peace Prize Winner Predicts Persian Spring

    Nobel Prize winner Shirin Ebadi spoke to Sophie Claudet last week on the sidelines of the Women's Forum in Deauville,

    Tuesday, October 23, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 555
  41. EGYPT: Protests Against Egyptian Constitution Draft Connecting Women's Rights to Sharia Law

    The draft proposal of a new constitution for Egypt, has caused fiery protests from civil society and women's organiza

    Thursday, October 11, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 527
  42. NORTH AFRICA/ MIDDLE EAST: Arab Spring reforms still leaving women out in the cold

    Nawal Al Saadawi has been at the lead of the fight for rights for women for decades, and like many here was exhilarat

    Monday, September 24, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 404
  43. HAITI: Will it Work for Women? New Gender Action Case Assesses World-Bank Financed Haitian National Housing Policy

    Gender Action's new case study, Haiti's National Housing Policy: Will it Work for Women?

    Monday, September 24, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 413
  44. INTERNATIONAL: United Nations Foundation's Girl Up Campaign and Girls on the Run International Announce Partnership

    Today the United Nations Foundation's Girl Up campaign announced its partnership with the organization Girls on the R

    Friday, September 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 414
  45. PAKISTAN: New Commission on Female Status Remains in Limbo

    The slow progress stands in contrast to the government's tall claims regarding women development and empowerment &mda

    Thursday, September 20, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 386
  46. SOUTH AFRICA: What's A South African Woman To Do?

    When South African women marched against the discriminatory laws of Apartheid in 1956, their rally cry — &ldquo

    Tuesday, September 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 373
  47. FIJI: Overcoming the Impossible

    Delana's achievement is not only outstanding but in the history of Fiji, there has never been a gold medallist at the

    Tuesday, September 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 376
  48. INTERNATIONAL: Scalable Progress for Women Now Moving Swiftly in Mongolia

    MONGOLIA: Thanks to the vast mineral wealth inside the region, Mongolia is now showing progress toward the reduction

    Friday, September 14, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 364
  49. PAKISTAN: PPP Protected Minorities, Women Rights'

    Talking to APP, he said reservation of four seats for minorities in the Senate and work on 'Minorities Protection Bil

    Monday, September 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 324
  50. IRAN: Journalist and Women's Rights Activist Imprisoned for 'Insulting the President' and 'Spreading Propaganda'



    Amnesty calls for the immediate release of Zhila Bani-Yaghoub

    Wednesday, September 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 308

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