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  1. 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
  2. INTERNATIONAL: Conflict Affects Women's Reproductive Health

    Gender-based violence, sexually transmitted infections including HIV, and maternal and neonatal mortality and morbidi

    Monday, July 7, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 428
  3. HAITI: Haitian Rape Survivors Begin New Lives in Canada and the US

    There are no Haitians in the Montreal neighborhood where Lovely lives.

    Tuesday, July 1, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 416
  4. NIGERIA: 60 Females, 31 Boys Abducted in Northeast Nigeria

    MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Extremists have abducted 60 more girls and women and 31 boys in weekend attacks on vi

    Tuesday, June 24, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 406
  5. UNITED STATES: Ending Sexual Violence in Conflict: Turning Commitment into Action

    Time and again, we hear horrific accounts of violence perpetrated against women in conflicts around the world.

    Monday, June 23, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 404
  6. SRI LANKA: Sri Lanka Has Taken Concrete Steps to Address Violence Against Women

    Sri Lanka says the country has taken concrete steps to address the issue of violence against women, in line with its

    Friday, June 13, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 363
  7. NIGERIA: Coalition Calls for Release of Abducted Schoolgirls

    A coalition of civil society groups, human rights activists and other good spirited Nigerians led by Women for Peace

    Wednesday, May 7, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 303
  8. SYRIA: UAE Condemns Sexual Violence in Syria Conflict

    Permanent Representative of the UAE to the United Nations pledges UAE's continued financial and psychological support

    Sunday, April 27, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 290
  9. LIBERIA: One Billion Rising for Justice in Liberia

    "Violence against women, violence against our mothers and sisters has reached an unacceptable level and we all m

    Tuesday, February 25, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 268
  10. CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC: Gender-based violence: stop looking for 'proof' and put survivors first

    Time is a luxury and those without money, safety and security don't have it.

    Tuesday, February 18, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 260
  11. CANADA:National News: NDP Works to End Violence Against Aboriginal Women

    The NDP is joining forces with the Native Women's Association of Canada (NWAC) to urge the Conservative government to

    Thursday, February 13, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 251
  12. EGYPT: Egypt's Shame : Why Violence Against Women Has Soared After Mubarak

    In late November 2013, Egyptian police rounded up 14 female activists in downtown Cairo, including three prominent wo

    Monday, January 27, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 217
  13. SOMALIA: Reports of sexual exploitation and abuse by AMISOM increased

    In its annual report, the Human Rights Watch organization released on Tuesday blasts that Women and girls in Somalia

    Wednesday, January 22, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 202
  14. INDIA: India's Women-Friendly Gun Renews Debate Over Self-Defense Against Rape

    In India, a new female-friendly handgun has sparked renewed scrutiny over how women can protect themselves from sexua

    Tuesday, January 21, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 212
  15. CAMBODIA: Report Finds Poor Implementation of Domestic Violence Law

    Preliminary research in two provinces has found that a lack of implementation of the domestic violence law means that

    Tuesday, January 21, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 213
  16. MOROCCO: Morocco Set to Repeal Controversial Rape Section in Penal Code

    Morocco aims to toss part of its penal code allowing rapists who marry their victims to go free, lawmakers told Al Ja

    Wednesday, January 8, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 199
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  18. 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
  19. Rwanda: Female Police Officers Vow to Prevent GBV

    Female Police officers have vowed to fight for the rights of women and girls in their respective areas of operation b

    Monday, November 11, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 144
  20. RWANDA: We Should Support Efforts to End Rape in Conflict

    BY GITURA MWAURA, 10 OCTOBER 2013

    ANALYSIS

    Thursday, October 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 106
  21. NICARAGUA: Nicaraguan Law Update 'Piles Pressure on Women to Face Abusers'

    Thousands of women in Nicaragua have taken to the streets to protest against legal changes that could push female vic

    Friday, September 27, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 091
  22. MYANMAR: Burma Support Withheld on UN Pledge to End Sexual Violence

    Burma's government has not supported a declaration launched on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly this week to

    Thursday, September 26, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 094
  23. LATIN AMERICA: Violence Against Women in Latin America Everyday Aggression

    Laws to punish domestic violence are too often honoured in the breach

    Saturday, September 21, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 225
  24. HAITI: Haiti PM Seeks Legislation to Protect Privacy of Rape Victims

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (sentinel.ht) - On Tuesday, Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe said he would be supporting the draf

    Wednesday, September 18, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 067
  25. AFGHANISTAN: Woman Police Officer Survives Violent Assassination Attempt

    Only a few months ago following the killing of First Lieutenant Isla Bibi, her female police force replacement Second

    Tuesday, September 17, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 078
  26. 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
  27. RWANDA: RDF Officers Acquire Skills to Respond to Sexual Violence

    Fifty Rwanda Defence Forces (RDF) officers yesterday concluded a two-day course on "prevention and response to c

    Friday, August 16, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 048
  28. LIBERIA: Human Trafficking On the Rise in Liberia, Mother Sells Daughter for L$120,000.00

    A mother of a three year old baby identified as Kadiatu Momoh Sheriff, a resident of Mobi Village in Sierra Leone has

    Thursday, August 15, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 046
  29. SOUTH AFRICA: South Africa Reinstates Rape Courts

    The South African government announced this week that it will reintroduce 22 sexual offences courts by the end of 201

    Wednesday, August 14, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 044
  30. SOMALIA: 'Women Carry Axes' for Safety At Mogadishu's Liido Beach

    As Mogadishu's Liido beach became a popular spot, where young men and women are predominant during the holidays, wome

    Saturday, August 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 043
  31. SOMALIA: Rape and Injustice: The Woman Breaking Somalia's Wall of Silence

    Inside a brightly painted Mogadishu clinic, Salim (not her real name) sits alongside her seven-year-old son, waiting

    Tuesday, August 6, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 033
  32. SIERRA LEONE: Sierra Leone Women in Protest March over High Rape Cases

    Hundreds of women Thursday marched along the streets of the Sierra Leonean capital, Freetown, to protest against an i

    Friday, August 2, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 035
  33. AUSTRALIA: New Asylum Policy Puts Women at Greater Risk of Violence

    The Labor government's changes to immigration policy show a singular focus on stopping people seeking asylum in Austr

    Wednesday, July 24, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 026
  34. INTERNATIONAL: U.N. Deploys Women Protection Advisers to Curb Sexual Violence

    Despite the United Nations' "zero tolerance" policy against sexual violence, there has been a rash of gende

    Tuesday, July 16, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 011
  35. EGYPT: Women's Voices Must Be Heard Without Threat of Violence - UN Official

    A senior United Nations official today stressed the need to ensure women can make their voices heard in Egypt without

    Wednesday, July 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 004
  36. UGANDA: Cops Lack Skills in Gender-Related Cases, Says Judge

    The Police lack necessary to handle gender-related issues, Justice David Batema, has said.

    Thursday, July 4, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 997
  37. INTERNATIONAL: States Accountable for Investigating and Preventing Violence against Women – UN Expert

    An independent United Nations human rights expert has stressed the need to hold States accountable not only for inves

    Monday, June 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 981
  38. PAKISTAN: Rural Women Want Land Right, Jobs, Protection Against Violence

    Rural Women demands right to land, employment quota for rural women, protection of violence against women and a compr

    Sunday, June 2, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 973
  39. ITALY: Italy to Reduce Violence Against Women

    The issue of Italy's rising tide of violence against women has been in the spotlight with a raft of headline-grabbing

    Wednesday, May 29, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 970
  40. INDIA: Women Hit Back at India's Rape Culture

    The male tormentor of the young women of the Madiyav slum did not spot the danger until it was too late.

    Saturday, April 6, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 919
  41. INDIA: Three Indian Brothers Feted By the US for Empowering Indian Women

    Three Indian brothers, Ravi, Rishi, and Nishi Kant have received the prestigious Vital Voices Global leadership award

    Friday, April 5, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 911
  42. DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO: Congo Promises Action on Mass Rapes in Eastern Town -U.N.

    The Democratic Republic of Congo has promised to bring a group of suspected mass rapists to justice after the United

    Tuesday, April 2, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 898
  43. LIBYA: Libya Urged to Adopt UN Report on Violence Against Women

    Several Libyan organisations fighting for women's rights held a demo on Thursday morning against deteriorating human

    Monday, March 25, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 873
  44. 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
  45. IRAQ: Was Life for Iraqi Women Better Under Saddam?

    In March 2004, President George W.

    Tuesday, March 19, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 872
  46. INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY: Who Inspires You?

    March 8 marks the 100th anniversary of International Women's Day, a celebration of the economic, political and social

    Friday, March 8, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 856
  47. 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
  48. 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
  49. AFRICA: Rape in War: It's Not a Given Any Longer

    One of Fatou Bensouda‘s missions as the new chief prosecutor for the International Criminal Court is to make ra

    Wednesday, January 9, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 713
  50. PAKISTAN: Growing Risks for Aid Workers in Pakistan

    PESHAWAR, 7 January 2013 (IRIN) - There was no warning when gunmen killed seven aid workers with local NGO Support Wi

    Monday, January 7, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 812

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