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  1. IRAQ: Sexual Violence as a War Strategy in Iraq

    In the last few days, while the world has been overwhelmed by the flow of information about atrocities committed by I

    Monday, August 11, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 462
  2. GAZA: The Needle in the Haystack: Finding the Women, Peace and Security Norms in the Gaza Conflict

    Operation Protective Edge and the costs of war in the latest round of the Israel-Palestine conflict have dominated al

    Thursday, August 7, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 460
  3. SYRIA: War's Toll on Women

    Women in Syria have been arbitrarily arrested and detained, physically abused, harassed, and tortured during Syria's

    Wednesday, July 2, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 426
  4. SYRIA: The Women of Syria Advocating for Peace

    The Ending Sexual Violence in Conflict Summit that took place in London Between 10 – 13 June 2014 was a great p

    Wednesday, June 25, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 407
  5. EGYPT: Egypt Arrests Seven Over Tahrir Square Sexual Assaults

    Seven men have been arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting women at Sunday's celebrations for the inauguration

    Monday, June 9, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 354
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  7. LEBANON: Lebanese March Against Domestic Violence

    A number of alleged domestic violence killings in the past year in Lebanon have fueled a renewed attention on women's

    Thursday, March 20, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 274
  8. IRAQ: Iraq Illegally Detains Thousands of Women, Tortures Many: HRW

    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi authorities are detaining thousands of women illegally and subjecting many to torture and i

    Thursday, February 6, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 231
  9. SYRIA: Syrian War Causing Honour Killings, Child Marriages- Doctor

    Syria's civil war has caused a big increase in ‘honour killings' and child marriages and the breakdown of the h

    Wednesday, December 4, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 166
  10. INTERNATIONAL: Women's Human Security Rights in the Arab World: on Nobody's Agenda

    This is the first of two articles by Mariz Tadros discussing the disjunctures between the current international disco

    Monday, December 2, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 171
  11. SYRIA: Syrian Refugee Women Sexually Harassed in Lebanon- HRW

    Women refugees who escaped Syria's conflict to find sanctuary in neighbouring Lebanon have been sexually harassed by

    Wednesday, November 27, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 167
  12. SYRIA: Rape Used as Weapon of War against Syria Women: Report

    Women in Syria have been raped in detention, used as human shields during military operations and kidnapped to pressu

    Monday, November 25, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 151
  13. 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
  14. INTERNATIONAL: Arab Spring Nations Backtrack on Women's Rights

    Arab women played a central role in the Arab Spring, but their hopes the revolts would bring greater freedom and expa

    Tuesday, November 12, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 147
  15. MIDDLE EAST: Government to Urge for Action to Protect Women and Girls in Emergency Situations

    The Government will urge for international action to protect women and girls from violence and sexual exploitation in

    Tuesday, November 12, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 148
  16. SYRIA: Syrian Women Used as 'Weapons of War'

    Women in Syria are being used as "weapons of war", a human rights activist has told MEPs.

    Wednesday, September 18, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 080
  17. SYRIA: Women and Children Among Dead in Syrian Alawite Village: Monitors

    The death toll from an alleged massacre in an Alawite village in central Syria has risen to 22, including women, chil

    Thursday, September 12, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 075
  18. SAUDI ARABIA: Saudi Arabia Passes Law Against Domestic Violence

    Saudi Arabia has passed legislation aimed at protecting women, children and domestic staff against domestic abuse, a

    Thursday, August 29, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 054
  19. SYRIA: Fighting Sin With Sin, the Twisted Morals of Rapists in the Syrian Conflict

    “Wahhabist fighters have called the rape as ‘Jihad al-Nikah,' assuming women and girl as war prisoners, a

    Saturday, May 18, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 955
  20. SYRIA: Syrian Women Who Fled to Jordan Tell of Horrific Rapes Back Home

    The cell was small with iron bars across the door. Three women, all naked, were chained to each corner.

    Monday, April 8, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 921
  21. EGYPT: Egyptian Women Reject Blame for Upsurge in Sexual Harassment

    In Egypt, women's rights groups are pushing back against some Islamists' attempts to blame women for an upsurge in se

    Monday, April 8, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 926
  22. SYRIA: Islamic Cleric Issues Fatwa Permitting Rape of Syrian Women

    Another Islamic cleric has gone public to announce a fatwa that permits US-backed FSA rebels to rape non-Sunni women

    Wednesday, April 3, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 916
  23. SYRIA: Rape and Exploitation: Fears of Syria's Women Refugees

    Thousands of Syrians fled to Jordan's Zataari refugee camp to escape violence at home.

    Tuesday, April 2, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 887
  24. EGYPT: Rise in Sexual Assaults in Egypt Sets Off Clash Over Blame

    The sheer number of women sexually abused and gang raped in a single public square had become too big to ignore.

    Monday, March 25, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 875
  25. IRAQ: Was Life for Iraqi Women Better Under Saddam?

    In March 2004, President George W.

    Tuesday, March 19, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 872
  26. MENA REGION: Arab Women Say Time for Saying 'Spring' Is Over

    Egyptian female activists are looking for a better constitution and members of the Syrian opposition are concerned ab

    Thursday, March 14, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 857
  27. ISRAEL: Israel Has Detained 15,000 Palestinian Women Since 1967

    Israel has detained more than 15,000 Palestinian women since 1967, the Palestinian Minister of Women's Affairs said o

    Saturday, March 9, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 847
  28. SYRIA: Syrian Women Become Casualty of War, with Some Refugees Resorting to Prostitution in Jordan

    Walk among the plastic tents in one corner of this sprawling, dust-swept desert camp packed with Syrian refugees, and

    Friday, March 8, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 858
  29. SYRIA: Displacement in Syria Giving Way for Serious Gender-Based Crimes, Warns UN official

    A senior official with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) today warned of the enormous humanit

    Tuesday, February 26, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 832
  30. LEBANON: Lebanese Women Take to the Streets and Dance for their 'Rights'

    Dozens of Lebanese women dance in front of the home of the country's parliament speaker, Nabih Berri, to send a clear

    Monday, February 25, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 825
  31. MENA REGION: Arab Women Must Fight Back

    We are now supposed to be in the midst of celebrating the 2nd anniversary of the Arab Spring.

    Saturday, February 23, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 829
  32. LEBANON: Lebanese Women take on Muslim Judges Who Call Rape a 'Marital Right'

    Lebanese women are taking to the streets to demand that the government takes domestic violence seriously, by introduc

    Sunday, February 17, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 805
  33. SYRIA: Syrians Freed in Abductions that Stoked Fears of More Strife

    The tit-for-tat kidnappings of more than 140 people have provoked fears of expanded sectarian conflict in Syria's nor

    Saturday, February 16, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 808
  34. INTERNATIONAL/SYRIA: U.N. Calls on Syria to End Sexual Violence

    A senior U.N.

    Saturday, February 16, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 809
  35. SYRIA: Violence Follows Women, Kids Beyond Syria

    As if the war which drove them out of Syria and the hardships of exile were not enough, refugee women and children in

    Tuesday, February 5, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 776
  36. IRAQ: Interview: UN Women Helping "Raise Voice of Iraqi Women"

    Among chaos in neighboring Syria and increasing refugees fleeing to Iraq, many Iraqi women are fighting to stop bruta

    Tuesday, February 5, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 794
  37. KURDISTAN: KRG Fails to Combat Violence Against Women in Kurdistan

    For years, the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) in Northern Iraq has struggled to fight violence against women in

    Monday, February 4, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 779
  38. SYRIA: Syrian Girls 'Sold' into Forced Marriages

    In Jordan, hundreds of Syrian females have been affected by an informal trade that has sprung up since the start of t

    Wednesday, January 23, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 773
  39. KURDISTAN: French Police Say Kurdish Activists Executed

    Three Kurdish women activists, including a co-founder of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), have been killed overnigh

    Friday, January 11, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 723
  40. ISRAEL: How Israel Leads World in Sex Trade Fight

    Britain is being urged to look to Israel for lessons in how to combat human trafficking and rehabilitate victims.

    Thursday, January 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 720
  41. Kurdistan: Women's Rights Activists Endure Death Threats, Attacks

    Violence against women remains a reality in the Kurdistan Region, but another scourge remains less well known: Threat

    Tuesday, December 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 699
  42. IRAQ: Female Suicide Bombers 'Weapon of Choice' for Al-Qaida, Expert Says

    Women have been involved in terrorist activities for more than 100 years, but from 2007 to 2008 there was an 800 perc

    Monday, December 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 690
  43. EGYPT: Legal teams & advocates work to save women from domestic violence

    In Egypt, domestic abuse is not a crime. When a woman is beaten by her husband, the authorities are seldom called.

    Thursday, November 29, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 668
  44. KURDISTAN: Kurdistan PM Helps Launch Campaign to Combat Violence Against Women

    Kurdistan Regional Government KRG Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani joined the High Committee of the Campaign Combatti

    Wednesday, November 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 676
  45. SYRIA: U.N. Turns the Spotlight on Syria, Sexual Violence

    In addition to the 123 heads of state who will meet for the Sept. 25-Oct. 1 annual gathering of U.N.

    Tuesday, October 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 526
  46. 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
  47. 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
  48. 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
  49. 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
  50. 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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