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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. 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
  3. 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
  4. A Congolese Community-Based Health Program for Survivors of Sexual Violence

    Many survivors of gender based violence (GBV) in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) report barriers to access hea

    Friday, September 28, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 708
  5. "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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. Q&A with Expert on Criminal Courts and Prosecuting Gender-Based Violence Perpetrators, Bringing Victims in for their Day in Court

    As the United Nations General Assembly convenes this week with an emphasis on the Rule of Law, Maxine Marcus, an expe

    Monday, September 24, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 705
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. Peace without Security Violence against Women and Girls in Liberia

    Liberia's civil wars are often mistakenly perceived as marking the beginning of widespread violence against women and

    Friday, September 21, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 704
  18. KENYA: Coast Region Conflicts Threaten Achievement of 'Vision 2030'

    With the emergence of conflicts following the 2007 post election violence, it is unlikely that Kenya will attain the

    Tuesday, September 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 371
  19. INTERNATIONAL: Gender - New Briefing for UN Entities and Others Working on Violence Against Women

    Violence against women and girls is now universally understood to be a violation of their human rights and it is acce

    Tuesday, September 18, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 701
  20. International Framework on Violence Against Women with Focus on the CEDAW

    The next session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women will focus on prevention of violence against women, whil

    Tuesday, September 18, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 703
  21. INDONESIA: Combating Human Trafficking in Indonesia

    To bring attention to the intolerable trade, “Never Again!” recounts the stories of several victims and i

    Monday, September 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 387
  22. SYRIA: Rape in Syria: a weapon of war or instrument of terror?

    In Syria, rape is being used by armed groups as a means to an end.

    Monday, September 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 388
  23. INTERNATIONAL: Engaging Boys and Young Men in the Prevention of Sexual Violence: A Systematic and Global Review of Evaluated Interventions

    The purpose of this review is “to investigate the effectiveness of interventions for preventing boys' and young

    Monday, September 17, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 696
  24. SUDAN: The Call Of Sudanese Women Human Rights Defenders

    Tahany Hassan, a 17-year-old high school female student was shot in the head and killed on 31 July by the Sudanese po

    Friday, September 14, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 374
  25. OCEANIA: People Trafficking and Australia: Why Sex-Trafficking Victims are Human Too

    Project Respect, which provides support for victims of trafficking, estimates that at any given time there are around

    Friday, September 14, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 380
  26. IRAQ: Women Organization Helped Bring Down Trafficking Chain in Iraq

    Security forces in Iraq have arrested Eman ”Dakhiliya”, who run one of the worse trafficking chains in Ba

    Thursday, September 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 361
  27. KOSOVO: Global Open Day on Women, Peace and Security in Kosovo

    On September 12, the United Nations Kosovo Team (UNKT) at the Swiss Diamond hotel in Pristina, collaborated with the

    Thursday, September 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 372
  28. Gender, Transitional Justice, and Displacement: Challenges in Africa's Great Lakes Region

    This paper focuses on Africa's Great Lakes region, where levels of displacement have been chronically high by any sta

    Wednesday, September 12, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 687
  29. DRC:M23 Rebels Committing War Crimes

    (Goma) – M23 rebels in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo are responsible for widespread war crimes, includin

    Tuesday, September 11, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 338
  30. INTERNATIONAL: UN: Set Plan for Women, Children With Disabilities

    The challenges facing women and children with disabilities are the focus of the annual Conference of States Parties f

    Tuesday, September 11, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 363
  31. An Overview of the Situation of Women in Conflict and Post-Conflict Africa

    Tuesday, September 11, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 693
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  33. SYRIA: Online Trafficking of Syrian Women Shames All Involved

    Women and girls continue to be the worst affected by Syria's conflict, but their suffering rarely makes the headlines

    Monday, September 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 344
  34. Gender Identity and the Subject of Security

    Monday, September 10, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 691
  35. SRI LANKA: Sri Lanka's Main Opposition to Present Bill to Protect Women and Child Rights

    UNP parliamentarian Rosy Senanayake says the bill while safeguarding women and child rights would also introduce seve

    Thursday, September 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 319
  36. SOLOMON ISLANDS: Solomon Islands Women Run Gauntlet of Rape, Harassment in Daily Water Chores

    Many Solomon Islands women slum dwellers have to walk at least a kilometre a day carrying heavy loads of water back t

    Thursday, September 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 391
  37. NORTH AFRICA: ICTJ Program Report - Middle East and North Africa

    The latest ICTJ Program Report explores transitional justice issues in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) and ch

    Wednesday, September 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 300
  38. INTERNATIONAL: UN Women Co-hosts First of its Kind Training Symposium on Sexual and Gender-based Violence

    From 6 to 7 September, UN Women and the Women's Initiatives for Gender Justice are bringing together the Chief Prosec

    Wednesday, September 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 302
  39. DRC: Aid Worker Diaries - Overcoming Violence in DR Congo: CARE Assists Survivors of Sexual Violence

    Three women from North Kivu share their stories of how CARE is helping survivors of sexual and gender-based violence

    Tuesday, September 4, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 286
  40. UNITED STATES: Obama's Executive Order on Preventing Gender-Based Violence has Global Impact

    While recent attention has focused on the absurd remarks U.S.

    Tuesday, September 4, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 340
  41. OCEANIA: Pacific Nations Women Promised a Better Deal

    Leaders of 15 Pacific Island nations have pledged to remove barriers to women's economic empowerment, end violence ag

    Monday, September 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 283
  42. UNITED STATES: US Visas Hit a Ceiling


    Monday, September 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 322