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  1. PALESTINE: Fatima Hajj: Every Palestinian Woman

    I woke up early that Sunday morning last May to attend the Nakba Day at Kass-Kass Park, just outside of Shatila Pales

    Monday, October 8, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 473
  2. IRAQ: Salbi Discusses Iraqi Women's Rights

    Zainab Salbi, the founder of the nonprofit humanitarian organization Women for Women International and author of &ldq

    Friday, October 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 471
  3. GEORGIA: IWPR Caucasus Builds Women's Rights Reporting Network

    Journalists, bloggers and civil activists from Abkhazia and South Ossetia had a rare opportunity to meet their Georgi

    Thursday, October 4, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 475
  4. NORTH AFRICA/ MIDDLE EAST: No Arab Spring Without the 'Flower' of Women's Rights

    Nearly two years after the start of uprisings across the Arab world, Arab women are confronting the reality that topp

    Wednesday, October 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 440
  5. MIDDLE EAST: No Arab Spring Without the 'Flower' of Women's Rights

    Nearly two years after the start of Arab Spring uprisings, Arab women are facing the reality that toppling dictators

    Wednesday, October 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 525
  6. MIDDLE EAST/ NORTH AFRICA: A Struggle Against Invisibility - Gender Justice in the Middle East and North Africa

    In the Middle East and North Africa, it is a challenge to ensure transitional justice measures do not further entrenc

    Wednesday, September 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 426
  7. 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
  8. LEBANON: Lebanon Launches Campaign to Protect Children From Sexual Abuse

    With the support of the European Union, Save the Children and its partner in Lebanon KAFA (Enough) Violence and Explo

    Sunday, September 23, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 412
  9. MIDDLE EAST: Revolution Far From Over For Women of Arab Spring

    Egyptians have finally spoken out regarding the attacks by Salafist Islamist preacher Abdullah Badr against female Eg

    Sunday, September 23, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 524
  10. IRAN: Iran Women to be Watch Guards at Prisons

    The Iranian government and police have begun positioning women as watch guards at female prisons across the country a

    Saturday, September 22, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 411
  11. MIDDLE EAST/ NORTH AFRICA: Libyans 'exploiting Syrian women' with marriage offers

    Hard living conditions for Syrian refugees in Libya are forcing some families to marry off their daughters to wealthy

    Friday, September 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 398
  12. GEORGIA: European Jumbo of Women's Political Participation

    On October 1st parliamentary elections will be held in Georgia.

    Thursday, September 20, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 418
  13. SYRIA: Rape in Syria: a weapon of war or instrument of terror?

    In Syria, rape is being used by armed groups as a means to an end.

    Monday, September 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 388
  14. PALESTINE: All-Female Party to Run in Palestinian Elections

    A new group running for municipal elections in Hebron is offering residents an alternative to politics as usual in th

    Sunday, September 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 362
  15. ISRAEL/PALESTINE: Israeli and Palestinian Women Launch Joint Arts and Crafts Businesses in Effort to Promote Reconciliation, Peace

    As the sun set over Jerusalem, about one hundred women milled around tables covered with hand-made crafts.

    Saturday, September 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 367
  16. IRAQ: Women Organization Helped Bring Down Trafficking Chain in Iraq

    Security forces in Iraq have arrested Eman ”Dakhiliya”, who run one of the worse trafficking chains in Ba

    Thursday, September 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 361
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  18. SYRIA: Online Trafficking of Syrian Women Shames All Involved

    Women and girls continue to be the worst affected by Syria's conflict, but their suffering rarely makes the headlines

    Monday, September 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 344
  19. ISRAEL: Israeli Women Fight Orthodox Curbs


    Thursday, September 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 328
  20. 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
  21. ISRAEL: Women Living in Israel List Sexual Violence as Bigger Security Threat than Bombings

    Women in Israel have very different views on what the basic threats against their security are, depending on factors

    Thursday, August 30, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 301
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  23. PALESTINE: In Peace, Palestinian Women Under Attack

    Occupied West Bank, Aug 16 2012 (IPS) - After the brutal murder of a Palestinian woman in late July in a busy Bethleh

    Sunday, August 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 303
  24. SYRIA: Action Needed to Protect Syrian Women and Girls

    Findings of the Assessment of Gender-based Violence in Syria include violence against women and girls, rape, kidnappi

    Sunday, August 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 342
  25. IRAN: Iran Attacking Women, Attempt to Weaken Feminist Movement: Ebadi

    Nobel Peace Laureate Shirin Ebadi issued a letter to the United Nations Women Executive Director, Michelle Bachelet,

    Thursday, August 23, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 307
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  27. GEORGIA: Women's Peace Initiative in Gori

    In the beginning of August, a memorial evening was held in Gori, a city in eastern Georgia, to commemorate the annive

    Tuesday, August 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 310
  28. LEBANON: Lebanese Advocates ABAAD Partner with Men for Gender Equality

    A new Lebanon based human rights and equality initiative is now partnering with men to reach the goal as advocates fo

    Friday, August 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 306
  29. OCCUPIED PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES: Palestinian Women Recent Cases of Domestic Violence

    Four recent cases of women slain allegedly at the hand of either a husband or father have prompted women and human ri

    Thursday, August 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 267
  30. MIDDLE EAST: Women at the Frontiers

    This week I was invited to an Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) meeting in the Austrian cap

    Thursday, July 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 234
  31. JORDAN: Early Marriage - a Coping Mechanism for Syrian Refugees?

    Some Syrian refugees arriving in Jordan are opting to marry off their daughters at a young age believing that marital

    Thursday, July 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 235
  32. LEBANON: Women Reignite Demands for Civil Rights in Lebanon

    At a news conference by the “My Nationality Is a Right for Me and My Family” campaign and the National Al

    Wednesday, July 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 232
  33. SYRIA: Rape, Assault are Weapons of War in Syria: Rights Group

    Government forces in Syria are targeting women for rape and assault as the conflict between President Bashar al-Assad

    Thursday, July 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 230
  34. KURDISTAN: First Impressions From Women Delegates to North Kurdistan

    “More and more women are becoming politically active and so the number of women in prison is rising too.”

    Tuesday, July 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 368
  35. LEBANON: Lebanese Protests Against Violence Near the Syrian Border

    The situation in northern Lebanon has made a turn for the worse during the last couple of weeks, after several outbre

    Friday, June 29, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 192
  36. EGYPT: Egypt's Islamists: Much to Prove on Women's Rights

    Watch the video that accompanies t

    Thursday, June 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 176
  37. MIDDLE EAST: Women's Rights Not Blocked by Religion in Arab World, Claims Survey

    Religious views do not stand in opposition to women's rights in the Arab world, says a survey of men and women from a

    Thursday, June 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 178
  38. SAUDI ARABIA: Saudi Arabia Allows "Qualified" Women to Compete in Olympics

    Saudi Arabia has announced that it will allow women athletes to compete in the Olympics for the first time, following

    Thursday, June 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 182
  39. EGYPT: Egypt's New President to Pick Woman, Christian VPs

    Egypt's first ever democratically elected president, Mohamed Morsi, will make history in another way: by appointing a

    Tuesday, June 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 172
  40. SAUDI ARABIA: The Saudi Transition and Women's Right to Drive

    Last Sunday, June 17, marked the first anniversary of the Saudi Women2Dr

    Friday, June 22, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 164
  41. SYRIA: All-Women Armed Battalion Forms in Homs

    A group of women claiming to be from the Syrian city of Homs announced this week the formation of the first exclusive

    Friday, June 22, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 165
  42. MIDDLE EAST: Arab Spring vs. Women's Rights

    In the "Arab Spring" countries in transition, women are now marginalized or excluded entirely from politica

    Thursday, June 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 156
  43. EGYPT: Egyptian Women Have Choice of Rock or Hard Place

    If new elections are held, Fatema Khafagy will not be sorry to see the months-old Islamist parliament go.

    Thursday, June 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 157
  44. IRAN: Iran Rights Lawyer Is Locked Away

    Abdolfattah Soltani, a well-known Iranian lawyer who co-founded an organization that defends the rights of women, min

    Wednesday, June 20, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 147
  45. KURDISTAN: Women's Rights Law No Match for Kurdistan Tradition

    In June 2011, Iraqi Kurdistan passed a lan

    Wednesday, June 20, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 148
  46. KURDISTAN: Female Army Officer Wants Peace

    The video for this story, from the Women and War series, can be viewed

    Wednesday, June 20, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 154
  47. BAHRAIN: Rights Push "Helped Battle Gender Bias"

    Major improvements to women's rights in Bahrain has lead to greater equality in the country's courts, said Her Royal

    Tuesday, June 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 141
  48. EGYPT: Women Targeted in Tahrir Square

    It is becoming increasingly uncomfortable to be female or foreign in Cairo's Tahrir Square, birthplace of the January

    Monday, June 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 137
  49. SAUDI ARABIA: Saudi Women Postpone Driving Protest

    Saudi female activists who had been expected to brave a driving ban have postponed a planned day of action for Sunday

    Sunday, June 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 045
  50. SYRIA: Sexual Assault in Detention

    Syrian government forces have used sexual violence to torture men, women, and boys detained during the current confli

    Friday, June 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 132

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