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  1. Pre 2015 News Archive66 249
  2. CAMBODIA: Women speak out over Khmer Rouge sexual violence

    For three decades the scars branded onto Kim Khem's arms have been a reminder of the sexual torture she saw under the

    Monday, November 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 634
  3. PHILIPPINES: Gender Equality Can Boost Productivity

    Improving women's access to jobs and economic opportunity could significantly boost worker productivity in the Philip

    Monday, June 25, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 168
  4. CAMBODIA: Cambodian Housing Activists Say Women Jailed in Land Dispute are on Hunger Strike

    Phnom Penh, Cambodia — Four Cambodian women imprisoned for protesting their eviction from the land where their

    Monday, June 11, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 111
  5. BURMA: Suu Kyi Speaks At World Economic Forum

    New parliamentarian Aung Sang Suu Kyi spoke of development, gender equality and the future of Myanmar's constitution

    Saturday, June 2, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 108
  6. BURMA: Peace Process Needs Women: Activists

    Including women in the peacemaking process could bring about a speedier and more durable resolution to Myanmar's ethn

    Monday, May 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 086
  7. PHILIPPINES: Government Localizes National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security

    The government has kicked off efforts of Localizing the National Action Plan (LNAP) on Women, Peace and Security in t

    Sunday, May 27, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 076
  8. CAMBODIA: In Cambodia, Sentencing of Women Activists Sparks Outcry

    Many around the world have died protecting it: land.

    Saturday, May 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 100
  9. TIMOR-LESTE: East Timor: New President, Same Problems for Women

    The recent election of José Maria de Vasconcelos, or Taur Matan Ruak as he is known, to the Presidency of Timo

    Wednesday, April 25, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 019
  10. PHILIPPINES: Philippines On Track in Achieving Millennium Development Goals

    The Philippines is on track in achieving the Millennium Development Goals particularly in education, health, women an

    Friday, April 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 992
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  12. SOUTH EAST ASIA: Setting the Stage: Women PeaceMakers in Cambodia

    In early December 2011, IPJ Deputy Director Dee Aker and Program Officer Zahra Ismail were in Cambodia for the th

    Thursday, December 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 623
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  14. PHILIPPINES: Strengthening of Task Forces on Women and Children Pushed

    In order to improve and sustain programs for the rights and welfare of women in the province, there is a need to asse

    Monday, March 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 476
  15. INDONESIA: Women Must Have Greater Say in Administration

    Women should have greater opportunities in decision-making processes to ensure the effectiveness of policy programs d

    Tuesday, March 15, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 415
  16. 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, January 16, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 056
  17. INDONESIA: 2010 Review: Women 'Bear Greater Brunt' of Free Trade, Fundamentalism

    Free trade, weak government and rising religious fundamentalism made Indonesian women's lives more miserable last yea

    Monday, January 10, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 969
  18. CAMBODIA: First Cambodian Woman Promoted to Deputy Police Chief

    Un Sokunthea became Cambodia's first female deputy police chief on Thursday.

    Friday, January 7, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 092
  19. INDONESIA: Indonesian Women's Ignorance of MDGs a Huge Setback: Experts

    Indonesian women are largely unfamiliar with the Millennium Development Goals despite being a key target demographic,

    Thursday, January 6, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 934
  20. INDONESIA: Gender Equality: What Should the Govt's Strategy Be in 2011?

    There were so many tasks left unfinished by the government in 2010 related to gender equality.

    Sunday, January 2, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 891
  21. PHILIPPINES: Strengthening the rights of women and children in Mindanao

    The United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) has pledged anew to help the new administration c

    Monday, December 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 922
  22. PHILIPPINES: No End in Sight to Violence, Poverty and Deprivation Afflicting Filipino Women

    It has been said that the conditions of women and children reflect the state of affairs of that country.

    Thursday, December 23, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 876
  23. INDONESIA: Women Increasingly Pay the Price as Regional Bylaws Proliferate

    Despite widespread criticism, the number of discriminatory bylaws continues to increase across the country, a leading

    Wednesday, December 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 873
  24. TIMOR-LESTE: Sexual Assault Survivors Face Long Legal Delays

    As the number of reported sexual crimes in Timor Leste increases, survivors - mostly women and girls - must wait up t

    Wednesday, December 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 867
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. BURMA: Women; Children Suffered During Election: WLB

    Women and children suffered terribly during the 2010 general election given the gun battles in border areas, accordin

    Friday, November 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 654
  29. PHILIPPINES: Women Leaders Want End to Conflict, Protection of Women in Conflict Situations

    Women leaders rallied behind Secretary Teresita Deles of the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process

    Monday, November 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 624
  30. BURMA: Burma's Poll Called 'Yes Vote' for Junta Rapes

    Last week's election victory by the junta-backed party in Burma is a setback for Charm Tong's work against military r

    Friday, November 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 571
  31. BURMA: Empowering the Burmese majority

    As Burma gears up for its first election in more than 20 years, Ye Maung and Khin Pyu Win explore key issues facing i

    Saturday, November 6, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 495
  32. BURMA: Reject Burma's Sham Elections, Uphold Women's Rights

    The coming elections in Burma on Nov. 7 are not a step toward real democracy.

    Thursday, November 4, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 479
  33. INDONESIA: Barriers Prevent Indonesian Women from Achieving Reproductive Health

    Many Indonesian women and girls, especially those from poor and marginalised communities, struggle to achieve reprodu

    Thursday, November 4, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 498
  34. CAMBODIA: Cambodia Aims To Uplift Women's Role In Public Institutions

    Cambodian government has affirmed its commitment to uplift women's status in society, especially, the women's role in

    Wednesday, November 3, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 497
  35. PHILIPPINES: RP Supports Two Asean Declarations

    The Philippines on Friday supported adoption of two Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) declarations&mdash

    Saturday, October 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 472
  36. VIETNAM: Viet Nam PM Calls on Women to Play Greater Role in Regional Growth

    Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung yesterday called on Southeast Asian women to maintain their prominent role in helping

    Wednesday, October 20, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 415
  37. BURMA: Abuses Cause Health Crisis for Children in East: Report

    Chiang Mai (Mizzima) – Human rights abuses were causing a health crisis for women and children in eastern Burma

    Wednesday, October 20, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 420
  38. INDONESIA: Gender Equality Bill on Target For Next Year, Indonesian Minister Says

    The Ministry of Women and Child Protection is consulting the National Commission of Violence Against Women as it pres

    Saturday, October 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 380
  39. SOUTHEAST ASIA: ASEAN Women's Organizations to Meet in Vietnam

    HANOI (Xinhua) - Vietnam will host the 14th meeting of the General Assembly of the ASEAN Confederation of Women's Org

    Tuesday, October 5, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 283
  40. TIMOR-LESTE: Rights-East Timor: Women Learn the Political Ropes

    Like many women in East Timor, 34 year-old Mariquita Soares joined the Revolutionary Front for an

    Tuesday, October 5, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 287
  41. PHILIPPINES: Launch of Women Corps in Mindanao's Peace Process a Breakthrough - Peace Group

    The Mindanao Peoples' Caucus (MPC), a Davao City-based peace advocacy group, considered Monday's launching of the wom

    Monday, October 4, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 264
  42. BURMA: Only a Handful of Women to Run in Election

    Whatever else happens after this year's election, it is clear that one thing is certain not to change—namely, t

    Saturday, September 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 148
  43. CAMBODIA: Concerted Efforts Needed to Bring More Cambodian Women into Parliament

    Cambodia has made strides in increasing the number of women in the Parliament in recent years but a redoubling of eff

    Tuesday, September 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 127
  44. PHILIPPINES: Justice for Comfort Women

    In the well-publicized controversial -- and “plagiarized” -- ruling of the Supreme Court in the Vinuya vs

    Monday, August 23, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 893
  45. BURMA/MYANMAR: The Women's League of Burma Applauds the Call from the USA to End Impunity in Burma

    The Women's League of Burma (WLB) welcomes the decisive decision from the Obama Administration on August 18, calling

    Sunday, August 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 877
  46. BURMA/MYANMAR/USA: Why a U.N. Probe of Burma is a Crucial Step

    The evidence against Burma's junta has been piling up for many years.

    Friday, August 20, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 859
  47. INDONESIA: Dancing Against War

    ''My choreography lays out the complex relationship between dance as a form of cultural practice and its significance

    Monday, August 2, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 712
  48. CAMBODIA: Cambodians Upset by Genocide Sentence

    The Khmer Rouge tribunal delivered its first verdict on Monday and sentenced a top leader of the genocidal regime, co

    Wednesday, July 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 690
  49. CAMBODIA: Convicted Khmer Rouge Jailer Duch 'Will Appeal'

    The former Cambodian Khmer Rouge prison chief Duch, who was convicted of crimes against humanity, will appeal against

    Tuesday, July 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 748
  50. PHILIPPINES: Women's Group Calls for Reversal of Arroyo's Oppressive, Exploitative Policies

    For the women's sector, nine years of Gloria Macapagal Arroyo means nine years of devastation, corruption, scandals a

    Saturday, July 3, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 459