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  1. TIMOR-LESTE: Peacekeeping Drawdown Begins

    The United Nations Integrated Mission (UNMIT) in Timor-Leste began in 2006 after a mutiny by soldiers and a breakdown

    Thursday, July 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 393
  2. TIMOR-LESTE: Women are Also Resistance Heroes

    The punishment that she and other women in her position received is hard to justify, or even discuss, she says.

    Tuesday, June 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 392
  3. 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
  4. PHILIPPINES: Peacekeepers Honored

    The outgoing batch of the Philippine United Nations Police (UNPOL) Contingent in Timor-Leste was recently honored in

    Saturday, January 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 706
  5. TIMOR-LESTE: Timor-Leste Continues To Consolidate Peace and Development

    With Timor-Leste continuing to consolidate peace and stability and promote development, the United Nations is already

    Tuesday, February 22, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 302
  6. 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
  7. TIMOR-LESTE: UNDP Helps Single Mothers Send Children to School

    A scheme supported by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) seeks to help needy households – mostly h

    Tuesday, October 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 369
  8. 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
  9. TIMOR-LESTE: Millennium Development Goals: Fragile States Claim Summit Outcome Off-Target

    Despite a call to action, the outcome document of the MDG summit makes bare mention of conflict and fragility, which

    Thursday, September 23, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 202
  10. TIMOR-LESTE: The Slow Death of Domestic Violence + Domestic Abuse Survivors Speak

    The Slow Death of Domestic Violence
    Tuesday, September 21, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 170
  11. TIMOR-LESTE: Global Open Day: Timor-Leste Women Call for Gender Parity in the Police

    The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Timor-Leste, Ameerah Haq, presided over a dialogue with civil

    Friday, June 11, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 644
  12. TIMOR-LESTE: Top UN Envoy Calls for Dialogue to Curb Violence Against Timorese Women

    The top United Nations envoy to Timor-Leste has underscored the need for dialogue to bring an end to gender-based vio

    Thursday, June 10, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 244
  13. TIMOR-LESTE: Ensuring Women's Participation in Local Decision-Making

    In Timor-Leste, women are key players in reshaping the future of the second youngest country in the world.

    Friday, April 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 648
  14. TIMOR-LESTE: UNDP-UNCDF Supports Women Participation for Timor-Leste's Local Development

    Dulce Junior is a Timorese 36-year old mother of two boys.

    Thursday, March 11, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 653
  15. EAST TIMOR: U.N. Scrutinizes Women's Rights in East Timor

    The tiny new nation of East Timor came to the United Nations last month for its first women's rights checkup and pick

    Wednesday, September 16, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 611
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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