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  1. Gender and Transitional Justice in Africa: Progress and Prospects

    Various models of transitional justice (TJ) have developed throughout Africa, but they have often failed to adequatel

    Thursday, December 31, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 174
  2. Should We Give up on the State? Feminist Theory, African Gender History and Transitional Justice

    In some excellent articles in the first issue of The International Journal of Transitional Justice, scholars have exa

    Thursday, December 31, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 884
  3. Addressing Gender-based Violence in the Sierra Leone Conflict: Notes from the Field

    Sierra Leone's transition has witnessed a number of landmark procedural and legal innovations which have had widespre

    Thursday, December 31, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 885
  4. Transitional Justice and Gender in Uganda: Making Peace, Failing Women During the Peace Negotiation Process

    Harriet Nabukeera-Musoke has been working with Isis Women's International Cross Cultural Exchange (Isis-WICCE) for te

    Thursday, December 31, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 886
  5. SUDAN: A More Gender Representative Leadership

    As the general elections scheduled for April 2010 draw nearer in Africa's largest country ravaged by a long drawn

    Wednesday, December 23, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 488
  6. NORTH AFRICA. Women's Political Participation in North Africa Enhanced Under UN-backed Project

    Women's political participation in Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia is to be enhanced under a new United Nations-backed p

    Tuesday, December 22, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 311
  7. Rape with Extreme Violence: The New Pathology in South Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo

    On any given night in eastern DRC, armed groups of men will overrun a village and divide into bands of three to five,

    Tuesday, December 22, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 536
  8. AFRICA: Achieving Fifty Percent Women in Decision Making by 2015

    Gender activists from East and Southern Africa have expressed shock at the backward trends in the 50/50 campaign in r

    Friday, December 18, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 672
  9. WESTERN SAHARA: Activist Aminatou Haidar Expelled

    A Western Sahara activist expelled by Morocco has been allowed to return from Spain after maintaining a hunger strike

    Friday, December 18, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 511
  10. DRC: Violence in the Congo

    The UN Security Council faces a Srebrenica moment when it votes on December 21st to renew the mandate for MONUC, its

    Thursday, December 17, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 613
  11. BURUNDI: Security Council Extends UN Mission in Burundi for Another Year as Elections Loom

    The Security Council today extended for another year the United Nations political mission in Burundi, calling for ful

    Thursday, December 17, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 614
  12. SIERRA LEONE: Woman Breaking Traditional Walls in Chieftaincy Elections

    A war is raging in the eastern part of the country, once the centre stage for battles during the 10-year civil war an

    Tuesday, December 15, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 580
  13. DRC: Congo Might Expel UN Officials in Dispute Over War, Envoy Says

    The Democratic Republic of Congo might expel leaders of the United Nations peacekeeping mission in retaliation for
    Tuesday, December 15, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 612
  14. SUDAN: Seeking a Democratic South Sudan

    The atmosphere is heavily charged with political tensions, alliances are already in the offing, expectations are h

    Monday, December 14, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 479
  15. ZIMBABWE: More Needs to Be Done to Safeguard Women's Rights'

    Why are you raping us and raping kids? If you cannot propose, come to us women, we will connect you.

    Friday, December 11, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 510
  16. NAMIBIA: Group Decries Poor Women Representation in New Namibian National Assembly

    The Women's Action for Development (WAD) has expressed disappointment in the reduction of women in the new National A

    Friday, December 11, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 430
  17. ZIMBABWE: Mugabe Orchestrated Rape - AIDS-Free World report

    "When the tenth man finished raping me they said they were going to rape my daughter.

    Thursday, December 10, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 511
  18. DRC: Level of Brutality Against Women and Girls in Congo Increasing; UN Must Do More To Protect Them

    Women and girls in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo are experiencing increasingly brutal sexual assaults and the

    Thursday, December 10, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 576
  19. ZIMBABWE: Video Testimonials Document Politically Motivated Sexual Violence in Zimbabwe

    According to the Zimbabwe Rape Survivors Association, during last year's highly contested presidential election an es

    Thursday, December 10, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 481
  20. Sexual Violence, Process Theories of Negotiations and The Evolution of Human Security

    In the academic literature on peace negotiations, scholars have touched on issues of justice, but do not go far enoug

    Friday, December 4, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 945
  21. Sexual Violence, Process Theories of Negotiations & The Evolution of Human Securit

    In the academic literature on peace negotiations, scholars have touched on issues of justice, but do not go far enoug

    Friday, December 4, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 967
  22. EAST AFRICA: Sexual Abuse Highest in East Africa

    Cases of gender-based sexual violence are higher in the Great Lakes region than any other part of the world, regional

    Thursday, December 3, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 552
  23. GUINEA: Evidence of New Arrests, Harassment and Illegal Detentions by Guinea Security Forces

    Mouctar Diallo, vice-president of Guinea's national human rights commission, was arrested on 26 November.

    Thursday, December 3, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 575
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  25. Monthly Action Points On Women, Peace, and Security: Security Council: December 2009

    Tuesday, December 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 240
  26. Sierra Leone: Women in Conflict with the Courts

    Developments
    Tuesday, December 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 986
  27. Mozambique: Women Recruits Join Efforts to Turn Mozambique Into a Demining Success Story

    Two years ago, Claudia Felizardo Armando from Mozambique applied for a job - with a difference.

    Monday, November 30, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 645
  28. NAMIBIA: 'Parties Totally Don't Care About Women's Rights'

    Gender activists foresee a drop in female parliamentarians after Namibia's general and presidential elections on Nove

    Thursday, November 26, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 512
  29. SOUTH AFRICA: 'There Is A Sense Of Vindication'

    Born in a squatter camp in Orlando East and raised by a single mother; working in a factory while completing secondar

    Thursday, November 26, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 513
  30. GUINEA-BISSAU: At Least 100 Women Raped in Guinea Crackdown

    Guinean soldiers raped at least 100 women during a crackdown on protesters in September, a human righ

    Thursday, November 26, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 579
  31. ZIMBABWE: Obama Issues Sharp Rebuke of Mugabe

    In honoring Zimbabwe's tenacious women protesters at the White House on Monday, President Obama gave his sharpest cri

    Tuesday, November 24, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 514
  32. SUDAN: Women's Group Questions Rules Behind Sudan ‘Trousers Case' Crackdown

    A women's advocacy network recently highlighted Sudanese women's rights with a presentation to an African human right

    Sunday, November 22, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 006
  33. SUDAN: Media Give Us a Fair Deal - Women

    The guns have gone silent – except for sporadic conflict in parts of the vast South Sudan region, such as th

    Thursday, November 19, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 490
  34. AFRICA: Women's Rights - Looking Back Or Moving Forward?

    2009 is a significant year in the African women's rights calendar.

    Thursday, November 19, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 515
  35. LIBERIA: "The New War is Rape"

    In Liberia rape survivors are increasingly speaking up and seeking help as awareness of rights increa

    Thursday, November 19, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 582
  36. SOMALIA: Somali Woman Stoned for Adultery

    A 20-year-old woman divorcee accused of committing adultery in Somalia has been stoned to death by Islamists in fr

    Wednesday, November 18, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 483
  37. SUDAN: Expulsions Hit Darfur Rape Victims: Aid Groups

    Rape victims in Sudan's Darfur region have lost vital medical and psychological support since Khartoum expelled aid a

    Wednesday, November 11, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 484
  38. GUINEA: Mobile Phones Report Rapes in Guinea

    On September 28, 2009, self-proclaimed president Captain Moussa Dadis Camara's troops raped and murdered at least 157

    Wednesday, November 11, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 584
  39. DRC: Sexual Violence Prevention and Re-integration Funding

    While medical and psychological care are being provided to survivors of sexual violence in eastern Democratic Republi

    Wednesday, November 4, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 548
  40. SOMALIA: Somali Rebels Close Women's Organisations

    Somalia's hardline al Shabaab insurgents closed three grassroots women's organisations in the rebel-held town of Bala

    Monday, November 2, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 485
  41. Gender and Transitional Justice

    During the past few decades, different models of transitional justice (TJ) have developed throughout Africa to try to

    Monday, November 2, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 524
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  43. Peril or Protection: The Link Between Livelihoods and Gender-based Violence in Displacement Settings

    Sunday, November 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 079
  44. Monthly Action Points (MAP) on Women, Peace and Security, NGOWG, November 2010

    In October, 2010, the international community will mark the 10th Anniversary of the adoption of 1325, the first Secur

    Sunday, November 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 169
  45. Beyond Trousers: The Public Order Regime and the Human Rights of Women and Girls in Sudan

    Submission to the 46th Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights, Banjul, the Gambia.

    Sunday, November 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 311
  46. WEST AFRICA: Guinea Rapes Test U.N.'s Stronger Promises to Women

    Nine years ago tomorrow, the U.N.
    Friday, October 30, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 586
  47. GUINEA: EU Imposes Sanctions, Arms Embargo Against Junta Leaders

    Guinea's military junta was hit with a European Union arms embargo and sanctions against its leaders on Tuesday, the

    Tuesday, October 27, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 587
  48. DRC: Photos of Congo Sex Abuse Travel the U.S.

    Last summer, news in the United States that Jaycee Dugard had been kept in captivity in Antioch, Calif., for 18 years

    Tuesday, October 20, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 547
  49. GUINEA: Guinea Shaken By Wave Of Rapes During Crackdown

    The people of the West African nation of Guinea are still struggling to deal with the trauma of a deadly military cra

    Tuesday, October 20, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 594
  50. UGANDA: Female Circumcision Still a Vote Winner

    Over three decades ago a 14-year-old girl, her sister and a group of young teenagers from Bukwo headed to the River A

    Monday, October 19, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 543

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