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  1. MALAYSIA: Women-Malaysia: Top of the Class, Nowhere in Politics

    Tuesday night, a candidate from the opposition PakatanRakyat (People's Alliance or PR) defeated a candidate from the

    Wednesday, August 26, 2009
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  2. SOUTH EAST ASIA: Southeast Asian Women Embody Hope for Change

    Two women in Southeast Asia are setting the stage for regional change by bravely standing up to ruling governments.

    Saturday, August 8, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 961
  3. INDONESIA: Aceh Laws Discriminate Against Women

    Earlier this year, Sharia police arrested a 20-year-old college student and her boyfriend for indecency; they had bee

    Sunday, June 7, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 553
  4. TIMOR-LESTE: Female Police Officers Work to End Gender-based Violence

    For Police Sub-inspectors Maria Fatima Martins and Daria Ximenes, finding a temporary shelter for vic

    Monday, March 23, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 971
  5. CAMBODIA: Gang Rape Pervasive Across Cambodia

    The tiny Southeast Asian country of Cambodia has seen explosive economic growth in the past five years.

    Monday, February 16, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 572
  6. 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
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  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
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  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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