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  1. ALGERIA: CIA Chief in Algeria Sent Home on Rape Allegations

    The CIA's top officer in Algeria has been returned to Washington amid allegations that he drugged and raped two women

    Thursday, January 29, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 479
  2. SOUTH AFRICA: Gender Machinery to Discuss Gov't Ministry for Women

    The concept of establishing a Government Ministry for Women will be one of the agenda items to be discussed at the Na

    Wednesday, January 28, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 909
  3. ANGOLA: Women Leaders to Attend International Symposium Against Gender Violence

    Angolan women leaders will attend from february 2 to 4 an international symposium under the motto "No Violence A

    Tuesday, January 27, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 912
  4. PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Where Violence Against Women is Rampant

    Papua New Guinea has made the international news again with a horrific story to reinforce stereotypes about the count

    Tuesday, January 27, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 975
  5. BANGLADESH: Women Move Forward But Challenges Remain

    Women in Bangladesh have taken a significant step towards greater equality, chalking up a parliamentary milestone: ne

    Tuesday, January 27, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 045
  6. SOUTHERN AFRICA: HIV Pregnancy, Stigma and Ignorance

    For many women, pregnancy is a time of anticipation and celebration, but for those living positively

    Monday, January 26, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 910
  7. PAKISTAN: Women Beat Unorthodox Paths to Peace

    As high-profile delegations from Pakistan visit India after the launch of a month-long cross-border signature campaig

    Saturday, January 24, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 046
  8. ANGOLA: Calls for Creation of Law Cracking Down on Gender Violence

    The Head of Department of Family Policy Board of the Provincial Family and Women Promotion, Jose Laurindo, defended F

    Friday, January 23, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 913
  9. LATIN AMERICA & CARIBBEAN: Working Together to Raise Money for Women's Rights

    Founded three years ago, the Latin American Consortium of Women's Funds consists of seven women's funds in the Latin

    Friday, January 23, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 987
  10. COLOMBIA: Ban Saves Lives in Medellín; New Law on Guns and Domestic Violence

    A significant new law specifically linking violence against women with firearms possession was passed by the Colombia

    Friday, January 23, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 988
  11. MOZAMBIQUE: Government Repatriates Zimbabwe Sex Workers

    A narrow hallway leads to a makeshift wooden counter where a shelf displays a few empty beer cans and

    Thursday, January 22, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 914
  12. ZIMBABWE: WOZA Leaders in Court Remand for Hearing

    On Thursday, a Bulawayo magistrate set aside a ruling on a case against the leaders of the Women of Z

    Thursday, January 22, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 915
  13. PAKISTAN: The State and Status of Women

    For many years we have been witnessing women being prevented to participate in the electoral process both as voters a

    Thursday, January 22, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 047
  14. LIBERIA: UN Official Applauds Liberian Police After a Record Number of Female Officers Graduate

    A record number of over 100 newly-trained women police officers, making up two-thirds of the cadets c

    Tuesday, January 20, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 949
  15. BURMA: Women's League of Burma: Statement on the Fifth Congress of the Women's League of Burma

    The Fifth Congress of the Women's League of Burma was held in a liberated area near the Thai-Burma bo

    Tuesday, January 20, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 977
  16. PAKISTAN: Taliban Restrict Women's Education in Pakistan

    Thousands of young women living in a part of Pakistan once considered the country's most idyllic tourist destination

    Sunday, January 18, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 048
  17. Soldiers Who Rape, Commanders Who Condone: Sexual Violence and Military Reform in the Democratic Republic of Congo

    In the Democratic Republic of Congo, tens of thousands of women and girls have suffered horrific acts of sexual viole

    Friday, January 16, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 262
  18. SIERRA LEONE: "Illiteracy, Poverty Challenges to Gender Violence", says Gender Desk Officer

    Gender desk officer of the ministry of social welfare, gender and children's affairs in the southern

    Thursday, January 15, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 950
  19. NGO Statement for the 1325 Expert Group Meeting, The International Colloquim on Women's Empowerment, Leadership Development, International Peace and Security

    We thank the International Steering Committee and the Ministry of Gender and Development of Liberia for this opportun

    Thursday, January 15, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 241
  20. NIGERIA: Mrs. Sylva's Magic Wand Of Unifying Bayelsa Women For Peace In Niger Delta

    With the three administrations of Governor D.S.P Alameiseigha, Vice President, Goodluck Jonathan and

    Wednesday, January 14, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 953
  21. NEPAL: UN Rights Office Condemns Killing of Journalist and Growing Attacks on Media

    The United Nations human rights office in Nepal deplored the brutal murder of a female journalist who was hacked to d

    Monday, January 12, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 049
  22. ANGOLA: Civil Society Calls for Valorization of Woman Status

    Women integrated in female organisations of the civil society Wednesday spoke of the need for valoris

    Thursday, January 8, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 916
  23. NEPAL: UN Urges End to Nepalese Practice of Using Young Girls as Domestic Workers

    The United Nations has urged Nepal to end the practice of sending young girls from indigenous families to work in pri

    Wednesday, January 7, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 050
  24. ZIMBABWE: Jestina Mukoko Still in Custody as Case Postponed Again

    The case against human rights activist Jestina Mukoko and her eight other co-accused was once again p

    Tuesday, January 6, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 917
  25. FIJI: YWCA Members Mobilize For Peace

    Members of the Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) in Suva are rallying together to convene a peace vigil to a

    Tuesday, January 6, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 979
  26. COUNTRY REPORT: Morroco

    The Moroccan feminist movement can be traced back to 1946, when the Sisters of Purity Association publically issued a

    Friday, January 2, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 606
  27. Bosnia & Herzegovina: 'Whose justice?' : The women of Bosnia and Herzegovina are still waiting

    Rape and other forms of sexual violence against women were widespread during the 1992-1995 war in Bosnia and Herzegov

    Thursday, January 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 084
  28. Women, Peace and Human Security Quarterly Report: Ensuring Women's Full and Effective Participation in Defining Peace and Human Security

    The UN Security Council Resolution 1325 is an affirmation of the important role of women in conflict prevention and P

    Thursday, January 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 099
  29. Parity Democracy - A Far Cry from Reality

    Comparative study on the results of the first and second rounds of monitoring of Council of Europe Recommendation Rec

    Thursday, January 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 103
  30. You Get What You Pay For!

    WILPF's updated "You Get What You Pay For" brochure compares military spending with the funds needed

    Thursday, January 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 104
  31. Vicious Circles: Sexual Violence Against Young People in Cambodia, Colombia and Northern Uganda

    Thursday, January 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 106
  32. Men, Masculinity and Guns: How Can We Break the Link?

    The paper examines how constructions of masculinities and femininities work to legitimate the belief that an acceptab

    Thursday, January 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 124
  33. Women's Rights Situation in Honduras After the Coup

    1 SITUACION DE LOS DERECHOS DE LAS MUJERES EN HONDURAS EN EL
    MARCO DEL GOLPE DE ESTADO

    Thursday, January 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 145
  34. Financing for Development and Women's Rights: A Critical Review

    In the last decade, the way in which development is conceptualized and implemented has changed significantly, and so

    Thursday, January 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 179
  35. Annual Review of Global Peace Operations 2009

    The New York University Center on International Cooperation's (CIC) Annual Review of Global Peace Operations is the m

    Thursday, January 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 182
  36. Peril or Protection: The Link Between Livelihoods and Gender-based Violence in Displacement Settings

    When women are displaced due to conflict or human rights abuses, they adopt new strategies to provide for themselves

    Thursday, January 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 193
  37. Gender Equality and United Nations Peace Operations in Timor Leste

    This book expands the inquiry of United Nations peace operations

    Thursday, January 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 209
  38. The Impact of Crisis on Women in Central Asia

    The current global crisis is bringing economic and financial burden to working class women and rural women's lives in

    Thursday, January 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 229
  39. Global Monitoring Checklist on Women, Peace, and Security

    The Global Monitoring Checklist monitors implementation of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 in Afghanistan, Democr

    Thursday, January 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 233
  40. Faith at the UN, Gender in the Church: Ecumenical Women's Guide to Advocacy

    The goal of this book is to prepare Ecumenical Women delegates for advocacy at the CSW, but we realize our work exten

    Thursday, January 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 234
  41. Gender and Security Sector Reform Training and Resource Package

    The Gender and SSR Training Resource Package is a series of practical training materials to help trainers integrate g

    Thursday, January 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 260
  42. Supporting Women in Negotiations: A Model for Elevating their Voices and Reflecting their Agenda in Peace Deals

    Negotiations create foundations for re-establishing peace. Peace accords lay out the terms for halting violence.

    Thursday, January 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 268
  43. UN Peacekeeping Economies and Local Sex Industries: Connections and Implications

    “Peacekeeping economies” have not been subject to much analysis of either their economic or socio-cultura

    Thursday, January 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 270
  44. The Gender Dimensions of Post-Conflict Reconstruction: The Challenges in Development Aid

    The purpose of this chapter is to construct a framework for understanding the gender dimensions of post-conflict reco

    Thursday, January 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 273
  45. Women Human Rights Defenders' Security Strategies: Insist, Resist, Persist, Exist

    The report brings us the voices of women human rights defenders from all over the world.

    Thursday, January 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 301
  46. Words to Action: An Electronic Newsletter on Violence Against Women

    Words to Action is a quarterly newsletter produced by the United Nations Division for the Advancement of Women (UNDAW

    Thursday, January 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 358
  47. Making the MDGs Work Better for Women

    “The MDGs and Gender Equality: Progress and Challenges”, looks at successes and road blocks in meeting MD

    Thursday, January 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 376
  48. Border Management and Gender

    This tool focuses on border management reform and the different ways in which border transactions impact the lives of

    Thursday, January 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 411
  49. Programming to Address Violence Against Women: 8 Case Studies (Volume 2)

    This is the second volume in a series that documents b

    Thursday, January 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 459
  50. Improving the Coordination of Efforts Against Trafficking in Persons

    The paper summarizes responses that address the advisability of adopting a Global Plan of Action on preventing traffi

    Thursday, January 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 523

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