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  1. ISRAEL: MKs Call to Put More Women in Key Defense, Diplomatic Positions

    More women should play instrumental roles in determining the country's defense and diplomatic policies, MKs said at a

    Tuesday, July 15, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 441
  2. IRAN: Iranian Women Protest Being Barred from Stadiums

    Brazil's national volleyball team beat Iran 3-2 at Tehran's Azadi stadium June 15 in the FIVB Volleyball Men's World

    Monday, June 16, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 378
  3. KURDISTAN: Kurdish Women and the Peace Process in Turkey (Part 1/2)

    Kurdish women are getting involved in the peace process to promote a free, equal and democratic society.

    Saturday, May 31, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 337
  4. YEMEN: Constitutional Texts To Protect The Yemeni Women's Rights

    Yemeni women are fighting for their rights in the same way as Western women.

    Sunday, May 4, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 300
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. SYRIA: UN-Sponsored Conference Demands Full Voice for Women in Seeking to End Crisis

    The voice of Syrian women must be heard in all efforts to resolve the civil war that is tearing their country apart,

    Monday, January 13, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 185
  8. SYRIA: Syrian Refugee Women Have Key Role to Play in Country's Future- UN Official

    Syrian refugee women have a key role to play in shaping the future of their war-torn homeland, the protection chief o

    Wednesday, December 4, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 168
  9. 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
  10. ISRAEL: Israeli Media Discriminate Against Women in Politics

    A group of women journalists has investigated for five months the attitude of the Israeli media toward women in polit

    Friday, October 25, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 132
  11. 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
  12. ISRAEL: Israeli NGOs Demand Greater Role For Women in National Security

    In February 1997, four residents of the north who were mothers of soldiers then serving in Lebanon established a prot

    Wednesday, September 18, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 055
  13. 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
  14. ISRAEL: Women Playing Key Roles in Israeli Politics

    Thirty-seven women expect to run for mayor or head of local councils in municipal elections to be held on Oct.

    Sunday, September 8, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 070
  15. SCW Takes Part in a Women Political Empowerment Project in Abu Dhabi

    The Secretariat-General of the Supreme Council for Women (SCW) took part in a training project on raising awareness o

    Friday, September 6, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 063
  16. KURDISTAN: Kurdistan Despite Uneven Playing Field, Women Hope for Greater Wins in Kurdistan Polls

    With parliamentary elections due in Iraq's autonomous Kurdistan Region later this month, female politicians are hopin

    Wednesday, September 4, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 061
  17. IRAN: Iranian Women's Rights Activists Tell Rohani What They Want

    A group of prominent Iranian women's rights activists and intellectuals have outlined some of their main demands for

    Saturday, July 13, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 009
  18. 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
  19. IRAN: Female Candidates Barred to Run for Iran Presidency

    A constitutional body in Iran has ruled that women cannot run in presidential elections scheduled for June 14.

    Saturday, May 18, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 956
  20. SYRIA: The Role of Syria's Sisterhood Grows

    The Syrian uprising has given the Muslim Brotherhood a chance to emerge as an integral part of the opposition.

    Friday, May 3, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 941
  21. ISRAEL: Lapid Appoints First Woman Director-General of Finance Ministry

    Finance Minister Yair Lapid on Friday appointed Yael Andorn to be the next Finance Ministry director-general.

    Monday, April 8, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 922
  22. PALESTINE: Women Demand Protection Under Law

    Dozens of women protested Tuesday ouside Prime Minister Salam Fayyad's Ramallah office demanding the adaptation for l

    Tuesday, March 26, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 877
  23. New Hivos Partner: Syrian Women's Forum for Peace

    Hivos welcomes the establishment of the Syrian Women's Forum for Peace (SWFP), which aims to strengthen the role of S

    Thursday, March 21, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 870
  24. LEBANON: Lebanese Women Seek Stronger Representation in Parliament

    While parliamentarians discuss a new electoral law to govern the 2013 parliamentary elections, women politicians are

    Wednesday, January 30, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 766
  25. ISRAEL: Arab Woman Leads Israeli Daam Party

    An Arab woman who's been toiling on the fringes of Israeli politics for nearly two decades has broken out of obscurit

    Thursday, January 17, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 740
  26. SYRIA: Syria Women Run In Refugee Camp Elections

    Please click here to watch the video.

    Wednesday, January 16, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 745
  27. IRAN: Female Officers to Join Iran's Riot Police: Report

    A women's unit is being created for Iran's riot police, Brigadier General Hassan Karami told the country's semi-offic

    Monday, January 14, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 735
  28. ISRAEL: Haneen Zoabi Can Stand For Re-Election in 2013

    Haneen Zoabi is an Arab member of the Knesset (Israeli Parliament).

    Sunday, January 13, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 754
  29. KURDISTAN: 'Deep,' Old Habits on Kurdish Women's killings

    If sorted out from the floating theories on the culprits and their motivations, what the execution-style killings of

    Saturday, January 12, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 749
  30. SAUDI ARABIA: Saudi Arabia's King Appoints Women to Shura Council

    Two decrees reconstituted the council, which advises the government on new legislation, for a new four-year term - an

    Friday, January 11, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 718
  31. Israel: Likud: Habayit Hayehudi Works Against Women

    The Likud-Beytenu list changes tactics • Instead of attacking Habayit Hayehudi leader Naftali Bennett, it goes a

    Thursday, January 3, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 701
  32. ISRAEL: Hareid Parties: Women's 'Role' Not in the Knesset

    The Knesset Election Committee will discuss the possibility of disqualifying Hareidi parties because they have no wom

    Tuesday, December 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 698
  33. MENA: Why Can't We All Just Hold Hands? One Woman's Mission to Bring Peace to the Middle East

    A Dubai resident has decided to undertake a one-woman mission to bring peace to the 22 countries in the Arab League.

    Thursday, November 29, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 670
  34. UNITED STATES: Women Relay Experiences of Violence Through Art

    As unrest unfolds in the Middle East, a traveling art exhibition at the Sheldon Museum of Art in Lincoln seems all th

    Thursday, November 29, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 671
  35. SYRIA: What Assad Doesn't Want You to Hear: Syrian Women's Voices

    It's been nearly two years since Syria's dictator Bashar al Assad began his brutal assault on hundreds of thousands o

    Tuesday, November 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 642
  36. 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
  37. NORTH AFRICA/ MIDDLE EAST: Women Fight to Define the Arab Spring

    When Mabrouka M'barek is in the Tunisian capital these days, much of her time is spent writing a new constitution as

    Saturday, November 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 627
  38. GEORGIA: Three Women Ministers in New Georgian Government

    Late October, a new government was approved by the newly elected Georgian parliament.

    Thursday, November 8, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 630
  39. 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
  40. NORTH AFRICA/ MIDDLE EAST: Women Should Be Full Partners In Arab Spring, US Envoy Says

    The lack of women's economic and political participation, and lack of women's education, kept Arab countries from dev

    Tuesday, October 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 518
  41. PALESTINE: All-Female Ticket Aims to Be Heard, if Not Seen

    The faces of five men in business suits and one woman in a white head scarf beam under the slogan “Modern Hebro

    Sunday, October 14, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 570
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. 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
  46. 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
  47. 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
  48. 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
  49. 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
  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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