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  1. INDONESIA: Domestic Violence Continues Amid Calls for its Elimination

    Amid incessant campaigns to end violence against women, the abuse of women continues right in front of our eyes.

    Tuesday, November 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 662
  2. AFRICA: African Woman: Raped from Cairo to Cape

    All the way from North to Southern Africa rapists prowl the continent's fields for their next victims.

    Tuesday, November 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 663
  3. KURDISTAN: Pioneering Research into Honour-based Violence Launched in Erbil

    A pioneering research project and report commissioned by the Kurdistan Regional Government on honour-based violence w

    Tuesday, November 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 680
  4. INTERNATIONAL: Thanking Those Who Struggle to Eliminate Violence Against Women

    As well as being Thanksgiving Day in the U.S., November 25 is also the International Day for the Elimination of Viole

    Tuesday, November 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 704
  5. INDONESIA: Concerns Raised Over Sexual Violence in Spread of AIDS in Indonesia

    As World AIDS Day is commemorated across the globe today, health officials in Indonesia are warning of a worrying inc

    Tuesday, November 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 719
  6. ZIMBABWE: Gender-Based Violence: 'Zimbabwe Police Officers Forget Themselves'

    Tasha Ncube* has no kind words for the police.

    Tuesday, November 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 720
  7. NEPAL: Improve Condition of Conflict-Hit Women: Rights Groups

    Publishing a finding on sexual violence during the conflict period, Advocacy Forum and International Center for Trans

    Tuesday, November 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 721
  8. PACIFIC: Asia-Pacific Region UNited To End Violence Against Women And Girls

    The United Nations Secretary-General's campaign "UNiTE to End Violence Against Women" got off to a powerful

    Monday, November 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 641
  9. INTERNATIONAL: Engaging Men, Boys in Eliminating Violence Against Women

    Ending violence against women is not the work of a day or even a year.

    Monday, November 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 661
  10. CENTRAL ASIA: UN Sec Gen Ban Ki-Moon to Meet with Women from Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan

    Within the framework of a visit to Kazakhstan for participation in the OSCE Summit UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon w

    Monday, November 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 717
  11. IRAQ: No Country for Women

    The improved political representation of women in Iraq is in sharp contrast to their broader disempowerment, as highl

    Sunday, November 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 642
  12. PAKISTAN: Girls Vulnerable to Gender-based Violence in Pakistan

    The worst natural disaster in Pakistan's history has created new dangers for the girls and women who make up much of

    Saturday, November 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 657
  13. KURDISTAN: Kurdistan Takes Measures Against Gender-Based Violence

    As Kurdistan is fast progressing, becoming democratized and westernized, it faces serious difficulties with its conse

    Saturday, November 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 658
  14. INDONESIA: Indonesian Women Stand up to Sexual Violence

    Catholics have joined with other Indonesians to launch an anti-sexual violence campaign to counter the increasing num

    Friday, November 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 652
  15. BURMA: Women; Children Suffered During Election: WLB

    Women and children suffered terribly during the 2010 general election given the gun battles in border areas, accordin

    Friday, November 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 654
  16. SOUTH AFRICA: 1 in 3 South African Men Admit to Rape

    A new survey says more than one in three South African men admit to having committed rape.

    Friday, November 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 659
  17. RWANDA: Minister Rallies Community Support in Fighting GBV

    The Minister of Gender and Family Promotion, Dr Jeanne d'Arc Mujawamariya, on Thursday, launched "16 days of act

    Friday, November 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 668
  18. BOSNIA&HERZEGOVINA: UN official - Bosnia War Rapes Must Be Prosecuted

    SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina -- A U.N.

    Friday, November 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 698
  19. AFRICA: Violence Against Women - Breaking the Silence for Justice And Development

    The International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, November 25th, is a powerful reminder that in ev

    Thursday, November 25, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 648
  20. SOUTH AFRICA: Study Shows War on Women Begins at Home

    Almost 80% of the men in Gauteng admit to perpetrating some form of violence against women.

    Thursday, November 25, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 650
  21. SOUTHERN AFRICA: Peace-Building, Protocols and Policy - Women and Conflict in the Region

    This year's 16 Days of Activism campaign focuses on women and conflict, a timely theme considering we are also review

    Thursday, November 25, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 651
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  23. INTERNATIONAL: Impunity on Sexual Violence Must be Ended: UN Official

    Sexual violence against women is an internationally-recognized crime and the international community must make joint

    Thursday, November 25, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 655
  24. RWANDA: GBV Cases On the Decline

    Joint efforts by the Ministry of Gender and Family Promotion, the National Police and the Rwanda Defence Force (RDF)

    Thursday, November 25, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 665
  25. SOUTHERN AFRICA: Peace-Building, Protocols and Policy - Women and Conflict in the Region

    This year's 16 Days of Activism campaign focuses on women and conflict, a timely theme considering we are also review

    Thursday, November 25, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 666
  26. UGANDA: ICT Boom for Economy, A Bust for Some Women

    KAMPALA, Nov 25, 2010 (IPS) - The rapid growth of the ICT market in Uganda has been greeted with optimism over its po

    Thursday, November 25, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 699
  27. UGANDA: Farm Schools in Uganda Engage Women and Men in Gender-Based Violence Prevention

    Following two decades of conflict, violence against women remains a challenge to recovery in Uganda.

    Thursday, November 25, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 793
  28. ZIMBABWE: Let's Unite to End Domestic Violence

    As Zimbabwe joins the rest of the world in commemorating the 16-days of activism against gender violence which begin

    Wednesday, November 24, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 645
  29. SOUTH AFRICA: SA Women: Hard Time in Military

    SOUTH Africa has sophisticated gender machinery present in public life, and women's entry into previously male work s

    Wednesday, November 24, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 649
  30. DRC: WMA Calls for Inquiry into Congo Rapes

    The World Medical Association today added its support to worldwide calls for an immediate inquiry into allegations th

    Wednesday, November 24, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 669
  31. UGANDA: We Must Take Action to End Gender-Based Violence

    Violence against women touches Uganda just as it does every other nation.

    Wednesday, November 24, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 694
  32. SOUTHERN AFRICA: Peace-building, Protocols and Policy: Women and conflict in Southern Africa

    This year's 16 Days of Activism campaign focuses on women and conflict, a timely theme considering we are also review

    Wednesday, November 24, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 718
  33. SOUTH AFRICA: Abused Women Need More Protection

    The criminal justice system (CJS) needs to do more to protect women and to deal with all social and political issues

    Tuesday, November 23, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 637
  34. SOUTHERN AFRICA: African Women Still Struggling for Equality

    Despite the political will shown by leaders on the African continent, women in Africa faced serious challenges with r

    Tuesday, November 23, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 644
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  36. DRC: No More Rape (opinion)

    I have been back in Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), for two weeks now meeting with leaders, activists, so

    Tuesday, November 23, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 664
  37. BOTSWANA: BNF Celebrates 16 Days of Activism

    The Botswana National Front (BNF) calls upon the nation to join hands in marking the beginning of the 16 Days Of Acti

    Monday, November 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 632
  38. AFRICA: USAID Gives U.S.$731,000 for Health in Eastern, Southern Africa

    The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has given a grant of $731,000 for strengthening and ad

    Monday, November 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 633
  39. KYRGYZSTAN: Bride Kidnapping Prevalent in Kyrgyzstan

    The custom of bride kidnapping, which began with rival clans stealing and forcing marriage on each others' women, has

    Monday, November 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 634
  40. PAKISTAN: Pakistani Police Involved in Rape, Rights Violations

    A large number of police officials across Pakistan have been booked for rape and human rights violations in the last

    Thursday, November 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 605
  41. NIGERIA: 100 Women And the Beijing Train

    In 1996, the British Council sponsored a resource person Ms.

    Thursday, November 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 607
  42. INDONESIA: UN Provides Aids to Women Displaced by Volcanic Eruption in Indonesia

    The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has provided critical medical and other assistance to tens of thousands of

    Thursday, November 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 611
  43. INTERNATIONAL: The 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence Campaign

    With women the world over facing the fear of falling victim to violent crime on a daily basis, the 16 days of Activis

    Thursday, November 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 612
  44. SOUTH AFRICA: We Have a Major Problem in South Africa

    The murder of a British honeymooner in a township near Cape Town made the headlines – but what about the women

    Thursday, November 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 613
  45. ALGERIA: UN Gender Official Visits Algeria

    UN Special Rapporteur on gender-based violence, Rashida Manjoo, is visiting Algeria through Saturday (November 20th)

    Thursday, November 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 615
  46. LIBERIA: Women Use Careers to 'Fight Back' After Conflict, Attacks

    Women in conflict zones are often singled out for violent attack.

    Thursday, November 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 883
  47. ISRAEL: Control by Femicide

    IN ISRAEL, MURDER OF WOMEN IN WHAT ARE REFERRED to as “killings to protect the family's honor” account fo

    Wednesday, November 17, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 592
  48. PHILIPPINES: Rights Group Backs Filipino Sex Slaves' Redress Bid

    An international human rights group expressed support Tuesday for Filipino women demanding an official apology from T

    Wednesday, November 17, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 600
  49. DRC: Military Solution Failing in Eastern Congo: Crisis Group

    A military solution championed by Rwanda and DR Congo for restive eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has failed and

    Tuesday, November 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 580
  50. DRC: Congo: New Strategy Needed in the East

    The attempt by Congo and Rwanda to end the deadly conflict in eastern Congo by a secret presidential deal and militar

    Tuesday, November 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 587

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