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  1. AFGHANISTAN: Violence Stalks Women Workers in Afghanistan

    With a severe limp and no control over her bladder — caused by the blade scraping her spinal cord — the 2

    Sunday, September 30, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 455
  2. PAKISTAN: NA Speaker Fehmida Mirza Honoured

    Japan's Foreign Minister Koichiro Gemba accepted the Institute's International Peace Building Award on behalf of the

    Saturday, September 29, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 456
  3. GUATEMALA: Army's Former Sex Slaves Testify in Guatemala

    “In the garrison they had rooms where they would rape us; sometimes there were three, four or five soldiers,&rd

    Saturday, September 29, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 498
  4. GUINEA: Fresh Tears, Steeled Will

    One after the other, women visiting their sick friend Aïssatou Baïlo Diallo, a 42-year-old teacher in Guine

    Friday, September 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 428
  5. GUATEMALA: Women's Gathering in Defense of Water, Life and Territory

    “In the struggle to defend our territory, our natural resources, what's at stake is our very existence.”

    Friday, September 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 448
  6. UNITED STATES: Peace in the Land

    Now that world leaders have addressed the United Nations General Assembly, it's time to think about the role of globa

    Friday, September 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 449
  7. UNITED STATES: Breaking Barriers: What It Will Take To Achieve Security, Peace, and Justice

    It is my pleasure to join in welcoming you to the 10th annual Women PeaceMakers Program.

    Friday, September 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 450
  8. PAKISTAN: The Next General Elections -- Some Pre-Requisites

    First of all, Pakistan being a multinational federal state, the parliament ought to be so constituted as to ensure fa

    Friday, September 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 484
  9. UGANDA: Teenage Girl Becomes Africa's Youngest MP

    Proscovia Alengot Oromait has become Africa's youngest Member of Paliament (MP) at the age of 19, after she won the U

    Thursday, September 27, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 427
  10. "INTERNATIONAL: Tunisia Rape Victim Accused of 'Indecency'"

    Tunisian civil society is rallying in support of a young woman who was raped by police officers in what they say is p

    Thursday, September 27, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 451
  11. SOUTH EAST ASIA: Penang's Women Lead Local Democracy

    Over three consecutive days, ending Sep.

    Thursday, September 27, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 463
  12. AFGHANISTAN: Undercover Security: The Afghan Women Taking on the Taliban

    The centre is part refuge, part meeting place. She is part tutor and part mentor to her visitors.

    Thursday, September 27, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 465
  13. MIDDLE EAST/ NORTH AFRICA: A Struggle Against Invisibility - Gender Justice in the Middle East and North Africa

    In the Middle East and North Africa, it is a challenge to ensure transitional justice measures do not further entrenc

    Wednesday, September 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 426
  14. SIERRA LEONE: Sierra Leone's women are a political force that can no longer be ignored

    Two years ago, Sierra Leone's government invited the women's movement to draw up a bill to usher in the quota system

    Wednesday, September 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 429
  15. AFGHANISTAN: Despite deadly risks, Afghan girls take brave first step

    For many girls in Afghanistan, the simple act of walking to school can be a life-threatening journey.

    Wednesday, September 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 431
  16. PHILIPPINES: Samar women recognized for peace efforts

    Samar women were given recognition for their efforts to keep peace in the towns of San Jorge, Matuginao, and San Jose

    Wednesday, September 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 437
  17. INTERNATIONAL: Pledge For Every Woman, Every Child

    Women and children shared the spotlight at the 27th session of the U.N. General Assemblyon Tuesday, (Sept. 25).

    Wednesday, September 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 444
  18. UNITED STATES: Millions to Promote Women in Peacemaking

    A former U.S. ambassador has announced a multimillion dollar pledge to support a landmark U.N.

    Wednesday, September 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 445
  19. INTERNATIONAL: The Word on Women - Tapping Women's Leadership for Peace and Security

    Last night the East West Institute, a foreign policy think tank that promotes dialogue and understanding on security

    Wednesday, September 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 446
  20. INTERNATIONAL: Women's Role in Peacemaking Gets Multimillion Dollar Support

    Swanee Hunt, a lecturer at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government, said the Institute for Inclusive Securi

    Wednesday, September 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 457
  21. INTERNATIONAL: U.N. Women Demands End to Impunity for Wartime Rape and Violence

    “The fact remains that women's bodies remain a battleground, and impunity remains the norm rather than the exce

    Wednesday, September 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 464
  22. The 8th Infantry (Stormtroopers) Division, Philippine Army participated in the two-day seminar workshop on women, peace and security at Caluwayan Palm Beach Resort, Brgy Caluwayan, Marabut, Samar last September 24-25, 2012.

    The event was organized by the Women engaged in Action (We Act) 1325, a coalition of women organizations and civil so

    Wednesday, September 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 486
  23. AFRICA: Viewpoint: Are Africa's women on the rise?

    The past 12 months have seen a series of notable successes for African women - with two Nobel Peace prizes, a second

    Tuesday, September 25, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 419
  24. INTERNATIONAL: Stronger Actions Needed to Prevent Conflict-Related Sexual Violence – UN and Partners

    “In conflict zones, women are disproportionately affected by sexual and gender-based violence, forced displacem

    Tuesday, September 25, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 424
  25. INTERNATIONAL: Stronger Actions Needed to Prevent Conflict-Related Sexual Violence – UN and Partners

    “In conflict zones, women are disproportionately affected by sexual and gender-based violence, forced displacem

    Tuesday, September 25, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 425
  26. NORTH AFRICA/ MIDDLE EAST: Arab Spring reforms still leaving women out in the cold

    Nawal Al Saadawi has been at the lead of the fight for rights for women for decades, and like many here was exhilarat

    Monday, September 24, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 404
  27. 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
  28. LIBERIA/ MALAWI: Malawi's Banda and Liberia's Sirleaf:

    Malawi President Joyce Banda and Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf delivered blunt advice Monday to those seek

    Monday, September 24, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 420
  29. UNITED STATES: Attorney General Eric Holder Speaks At The Women's Access To Justice High-Level Lunch Event At The United Nations, Sept. 24, 2012

    It is an honor to take part in today's forum, and to be joined by so many distinguished Heads of State and Government

    Monday, September 24, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 442
  30. UNITED STATES: Fact Sheet: The Equal Futures Partnership And United States Commitments To Expand Women's Political And Ecomomic Participation

    While the world has made significant strides in expanding opportunity for women and girls, continued inequalities rem

    Monday, September 24, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 443
  31. LIBYA: Former Exiles Chafe Over Surge of Salafism

    Before last year, Naziha Arebi hardly knew her Libyan family.

    Sunday, September 23, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 405
  32. USA: Inclusive Security Resolves to Act

    Ambassador Swanee Hunt, chair of The Institute for Inclusive Security, announced the Institute's Commitment to Action

    Sunday, September 23, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 407
  33. LEBANON: Lebanon Launches Campaign to Protect Children From Sexual Abuse

    With the support of the European Union, Save the Children and its partner in Lebanon KAFA (Enough) Violence and Explo

    Sunday, September 23, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 412
  34. UNITED STATES: Inclusive Security Resolves to Act

    Ambassador Swanee Hunt, chair of The Institute for Inclusive Security, announced the Institute's Commitment to Action

    Sunday, September 23, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 417
  35. MIDDLE EAST: Revolution Far From Over For Women of Arab Spring

    Egyptians have finally spoken out regarding the attacks by Salafist Islamist preacher Abdullah Badr against female Eg

    Sunday, September 23, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 524
  36. AFRICA: AU to give special attention to issue of women, children in armed conflicts in Africa

    The African Union (AU) has said special attention would be given to the issue of women and children in armed conflict

    Saturday, September 22, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 408
  37. IRAN: Iran Women to be Watch Guards at Prisons

    The Iranian government and police have begun positioning women as watch guards at female prisons across the country a

    Saturday, September 22, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 411
  38. LIBYA: 'For Gaddafi, rape was a weapon'

    A French reporter has published a book of testimonies from women forced into former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's h

    Friday, September 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 397
  39. MIDDLE EAST/ NORTH AFRICA: Libyans 'exploiting Syrian women' with marriage offers

    Hard living conditions for Syrian refugees in Libya are forcing some families to marry off their daughters to wealthy

    Friday, September 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 398
  40. LIBERIA: No liberty for Liberian women as rapes continue

    Violence against females is the most widely reported violent crime in the West African country of Liberia, affecting

    Friday, September 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 399
  41. SRI LANKA: Menik Farm IDP Camp to Close by 30 September

    “By 30 September the camp will be empty,” Minister of Resettlement Gunaratne Weerakoon told IRIN in Colom

    Friday, September 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 400
  42. INTERNATIONAL: Strengthening Women's Access to Justice to Take Centre Stage at Upcoming Session of UN General Assembly

    On 24th September, on the occasion of the High-level Meeting on the Rule of Law, the Governments of Finland and South

    Friday, September 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 401
  43. OCEANIA: Winds of Change: Parliamentarians Mobilize to End Violence Against Women

    Globally, 139 constitutions include guarantees of gender equality, 125 countries outlaw domestic violence.

    Friday, September 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 402
  44. INTERNATIONAL: United Nations Foundation's Girl Up Campaign and Girls on the Run International Announce Partnership

    Today the United Nations Foundation's Girl Up campaign announced its partnership with the organization Girls on the R

    Friday, September 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 414
  45. UNITED STATES: Women's Voices Essential to Lasting Peace

    "Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called the children of God."

    Friday, September 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 415
  46. COLUMBIA: International Peace Day and Ceasefires

    Today is International Peace Day.

    Friday, September 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 416
  47. BURMA/MYANMAR: Ban Hails Aung San Suu Kyi's Role in Myanmar's Reconciliation, Reaffirms UN Support

    “We have great expectations and hope that she will lead this path of reconciliation and greater participatory d

    Friday, September 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 422
  48. PAKISTAN: New Commission on Female Status Remains in Limbo

    The slow progress stands in contrast to the government's tall claims regarding women development and empowerment &mda

    Thursday, September 20, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 386
  49. ASIA/PACIFIC: UNDP Offers Six-Point Plan To Fast-Track Women In Politics

    Globally, women hold slightly less than 20 per cent of seats in parliament.

    Thursday, September 20, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 390
  50. INTERNATIONAL: Women's Participation in Peace - How Does it Compare?

    It may be International Peace day tomorrow but a study out today suggests women are being shut out of peace processes

    Thursday, September 20, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 395

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