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  1. Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (S/2018/429)

    Period of the review: 12 February - 7  May 2018

    Monday, May 7, 2018
    Secretary General Reports102 051
  2. Position Paper on the post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals

    As a network of peacebuilding organizations, constituted regionally and with a global reach, GPPAC's position on the

    Thursday, September 11, 2014
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 960
  3. REPORT: Report on the 58th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women

    The 58th session of the Commission on the Status of Women took place at United Nations Headquarters in New York from

    Friday, April 25, 2014
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 894
  4. 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
  5. AFGHANISTAN: Karzai: A Legacy of Failure on Afghan Women's Rights?

    As the departure of the international security forces approaches, each day turns every bit of hope into desperation f

    Wednesday, August 21, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 049
  6. HAITI: Will it Work for Women? New Gender Action Case Assesses World-Bank Financed Haitian National Housing Policy

    Gender Action's new case study, Haiti's National Housing Policy: Will it Work for Women?

    Monday, September 24, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 413
  7. INTERNATIONAL: Why Women Are a Foreign Policy Issue

    The most pressing global problems simply won't be solved without the participation of women. Seriously, guys.

    Thursday, April 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 029
  8. ARAB SPRING: 'Why Do They Hate Us'

    In "Distant View of a Minaret," the late and much-neglected Egyptian writer Alifa Rifaat begins her short s

    Wednesday, April 25, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 017
  9. TIMOR-LESTE: East Timor: New President, Same Problems for Women

    The recent election of José Maria de Vasconcelos, or Taur Matan Ruak as he is known, to the Presidency of Timo

    Wednesday, April 25, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 019
  10. AMERICAS: Putting Women on the Agenda in Cartagena

    It's the Americas' largest reunion.

    Tuesday, April 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 000
  11. USA: Our Commitment to Afghan Women

    Over the course of a decade and through the administrations of two presidents of different political parties, the Uni

    Tuesday, April 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 959
  12. PNG: Statement: Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women

    At the end of her official country mission to Papua New Guinea, the UN Special Rapporteur on violence against women,

    Monday, March 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 938
  13. GUATEMALA: Justice Delayed But Not Denied for Indigenous Peoples in Guatemala

    “Everything changed when the soldiers arrived,” said Rosa, an Indigenous Ixil woman living in the Quich&e

    Monday, February 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 771
  14. SIERRA LEONE: In Sierra Leone, Women Want Commission

    Gender Specialist at the Sierra Leone Conference on Transformation and Development (SLCDT), Madam Naasu Fofanah has s

    Tuesday, January 31, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 736
  15. AFGHANISTAN: Sahar Gul Afghanistan Torture Case Highlights Problems and Progress of Country's Women

    Just 15 years old, Sahar Gul has become the bruised and bloodied face of women's rights in Afghanistan.

    Wednesday, January 4, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 642
  16. Progress of the World's Women In Pursuit of Justice

    Greater economic empowerment for women has been achieved through progressive legislation that has prohibited discrimi

    Friday, November 18, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 534
  17. Global Security: Through a Bosnian Lens

    October 25, 2011, 3:00pm-5:30pm EDT
    Reception to Follow

    Tuesday, October 25, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 511
  18. NIGERIA: First Lady Consults With Governers' Wives on Security

    The First Lady, Patience Jonathan, on Monday in Abuja consulted with the wives of state governors on ways of facilita

    Thursday, September 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 264
  19. COLOMBIA: 'We Didn't Have Our Sons or Daughters For War

    North Cauca, Colombia, June 24, 2011: The first meeting of indigenous women in resistance for the survival and autono

    Tuesday, June 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 029
  20. KURDISTAN: Kurdish Women Will Transform the Economy

    Currently, more women in Kurdistan are seeking primary, secondary and higher education, creating a more educated fema

    Sunday, May 1, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 702
  21. MIDDLE EAST/NORTH AFRICA: An Arab Spring for Women

    The "Arab Spring" has received copious attention in the American media, but one of its crucial elements has

    Tuesday, April 26, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 650
  22. MIDDLE EAST/NORTH AFRICA: Women Have Emerged as Key Players in the Arab Spring

    In a small room in Benghazi some young men and women are putting out a new opposition newspaper.

    Friday, April 22, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 624
  23. SAUDI ARABIA: HRW Calls for Saudi Arabia to let Women Vote, Run for Office

    The Saudi government's refusal to let women vote in municipal elections in September 2011 unlawfully deprives women o

    Wednesday, April 13, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 586
  24. VENEZUELA: Highest Gender Equality in Latin America

    The policies of social inclusion implemented by the Venezuelan government over the last 12 years have allowed the cou

    Friday, March 11, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 403
  25. MIDDLE EAST/NORTHERN AFRICA: Arab Women: This Time, the Revolution Won't Leave us Behind

    Arab women were integral players in the post-colonial revolutions in Egypt, Tunisia, and Algeria, but soon lost groun

    Tuesday, March 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 393
  26. HAITI: Women Key to Haitian Rebuilding

    Voters in Haiti go to the polls on Sunday, March 20, 2011 to elect a new president and a new Parliament.

    Monday, March 7, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 361
  27. NEPAL: Women's Rights Status in Nepal: Reasons to be Frustrated About

    As we enter the second century of celebrations to mark March 8 as the International Women's Day (IWD), my mind questi

    Monday, March 7, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 387
  28. MIDDLE EAST: Are the Mideast Revolutions Bad for Women's Rights?

    On Friday, Egyptians again gathered in Cairo's Tahrir Square, this time in a victory celebration, one week after thei

    Sunday, February 20, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 286
  29. IRAQ: The Road Ahead Women's rights and the future of Iraq

    The unstable security situation in Iraq already made women particularly vulnerable.

    Tuesday, February 15, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 273
  30. KURDISTAN: President Barzani: Women's Rights Must be Respected

    In a meeting on Sunday with more than 20 representatives of women's organisations in the Kurdistan Region, President

    Wednesday, February 9, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 223
  31. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Women Take Seats in Parliament, Prepare for Road Ahead

    After several months of controversy and delays in the certification of election results, 249 members have now taken t

    Wednesday, February 9, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 285
  32. MIDDLE EAST: Think Tank Discusses Impact of Armed Conflicts on Women

    Despite being the main victims in regional armed conflicts, women are still excluded from playing a role in conflict

    Thursday, February 3, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 139
  33. EGYPT: Egyptian Women Lay Claim to Revolutionary Role

    For Egyptian women in the March of a Million and other street protests to oust authoritarian President Hosni Mubarak,

    Thursday, February 3, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 144
  34. KURDISTAN: Women Rights and Politics in Kurdistan

    "Are the politicians of Kurdistan ready to bring the faces of femininity to the world?"

    Sunday, January 30, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 120
  35. IRAQ: 2011 Looks Grim for Progress on Women's Rights in Iraq

    When Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al Maliki introduced what he called a national partnership government two weeks ago,

    Thursday, January 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 080
  36. SOUTH ASIA: Invest More in Women Empowerment

    Nations should invest more to educate and empower women, as they can contribute to economic growth and help reduce po

    Saturday, January 22, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 129
  37. BRAZIL: New President's First Steps Create Optimism in Women's Movement

    The initial steps taken by Brazil's first woman president, Dilma Rousseff, have confirmed that a stronger female pres

    Wednesday, January 12, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 038
  38. CANADA/AFGHANISTAN: Canada's post-2011 Role: Help Afghan Women

    Why should Canada bother helping Afghan women and girls when Canadian combat troops withdraw next year?

    Monday, January 3, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 866
  39. Download: Women, Peace & Security Handbook iPhone/iPad/iTouch App

    Saturday, January 1, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 170
  40. Gender Inequality and Social Institutions in the D.R. Congo

    The analysis of the current context in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) makes obvious the existing persistence

    Tuesday, December 14, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 092
  41. KAZAKHSTAN: Kazakhstan Pushes Gender up on the Agenda

    Unnoticed by many, Kazakhstan now ranks ahead of some of its EU partners according to the World Economic Forum's Glob

    Monday, December 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 785
  42. INTERNATIONAL: Women Have Human Rights, Too

    The International Criminal Court, the first permanent tribunal set up to prosecute individuals for genocide, war crim

    Monday, December 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 841
  43. SOUTH AFRICA: No Place for Complacency in Gender Equity

    South Africa has a balance of men and women in Parliament that would rival Nordic countries, which lead the way regar

    Wednesday, December 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 791
  44. 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
  45. AFGHANISTAN: Female Power – the Role of Afghan Women in Counterinsurgency

    The Taliban movement is harassing, threatening and killing local women who are working as professionals for the Afgha

    Monday, November 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 616
  46. PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Women Weaving Bougainville Together

    Helen Samu Hakena exudes a serenity that belies her extraordinary energy and inner strength that she has devoted to t

    Friday, November 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 554
  47. UGANDA: What Women Want to be Addressed by 2016

    The Women's Movement spearheaded by the Forum for Women in Democracy (FOWODE) recently launched the Uganda Women's Ag

    Wednesday, November 10, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 567
  48. BURMA: Empowering the Burmese majority

    As Burma gears up for its first election in more than 20 years, Ye Maung and Khin Pyu Win explore key issues facing i

    Saturday, November 6, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 495

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