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  1. 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
  2. COLOMBIA: Colombia's Peace Process: Implications for Displaced Populations Are Overlooked

    Media coverage of the Colombian peace process has focused on the politics surrounding the talks in Havana.

    Thursday, August 15, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 050
  3. ECUADOR: Young Men Break with Machista Stereotypes in Ecuador

    At the age of 20, Damián Valencia speaks knowledgeably about every aspect of gender equality.

    Tuesday, May 14, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 953
  4. COLOMBIA: Conviction for Conflict-Related Rape and Murders 'A Rare Victory'.

    A civilian court's conviction of a Colombian junior army officer for the murder and rape of a girl is a rare victory

    Tuesday, August 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 296
  5. COLOMBIA: Gender Policy is Failing Women in Colombia

    Although Colombia seems to have a number of the right policies for improving gender equality, structural challenges a

    Thursday, July 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 278
  6. LATIN AMERICA: UNHCR Chief Visits Ecuador Ahead of World Refugee Day

    UN High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres returned to Ecuador at the weekend and pledged to continue

    Tuesday, June 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 138
  7. COLOMBIA: Colombia must fight impunity for sexual violence crimes – UN official

    Colombia must increase its efforts to fight impunity for crimes of sexual violence, a United Nations envoy said today

    Tuesday, May 22, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 055
  8. COLOMBIA: UNHCR Supports Project to Help Displaced Colombians in Medellin

    Isabel* thinks she's finally found a place where she can rebuild her life, seven years after fleeing her home and mov

    Tuesday, April 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 963
  9. AMERICAS: 'War On Drugs' Leaves Latin american Women Lives in Ruin

    “Violence associated with the ‘war on drugs' and organized crime, which includes government corruption in

    Sunday, April 1, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 042
  10. COLOMBIA: What the Workshops Revealed About Sexual Violence and Moving R1325 Forward

    Sexual violence in Colombia continues to be an invisible crime.

    Wednesday, March 14, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 579
  11. PERU: Women Fight for Justice on Forced Sterilisation

    Peru's government has reopened an investigation into a controversial birth control programme of sterilisation.

    Tuesday, December 6, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 580
  12. PERU: Local Gov'ts Fail to Prioritise Equality for Women

    Legally, each of Peru's 25 administrative regions must have a plan for promoting equal opportunities for women.

    Friday, April 15, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 604
  13. COLOMBIA: Women Treated as Spoils of War in Colombia: NGOs

    Colombian NGOs have condemned the "high level" of violence against black, indigenous and poor women in a co

    Tuesday, April 12, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 526
  14. COLOMBIA: Gender Violence a Crime Against Humanity: Prosecutor General

    Prosecutor General Viviane Morales has said that gender violence occurring in the context of Colombia's internal conf

    Thursday, March 24, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 456
  15. SOUTH AMERICA: Women's Day Events Focus on Violence, Poverty

    South Americans celebrated International Women's Day on March 8, the holiday's 100th anniversary, with actions callin

    Tuesday, March 15, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 414
  16. BRAZIL: Women in Pacified Favelas Claim Their Rights

    The peace imposed on the more than 200,000 people living in the Complexo do Alemão group of favelas in Rio de

    Wednesday, March 2, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 328
  17. CHILE: Women Sterilised Over HIV Status

    When Francisca arrived at the historic Curicó Hospital - a staple in the Chilean central valley for nearly one

    Wednesday, November 3, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 460
  18. PERU: Women Sterilised Against Their Will Seek Justice, Again

    Poor, rural, Quechua-speaking women in the Peruvian province of Anta who were victims of a forced sterilisation progr

    Friday, October 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 455
  19. COLOMBIA: Bogota Displaced Leaders Threatened by Paramilitaries

    Female leaders of the Bogota's displaced population are being threatened by paramilitary organizations, according to

    Thursday, July 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 611
  20. COLOMBIA: Using International Law to Wage Peace in Colombia

    In recent decades, human rights advocates have won passage of a system of international human rights treaties, helpin

    Wednesday, July 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 497
  21. MADRE Talking Points: The Role of the US in Colombia's Conflict

    The Conflict in a Nutshell
    Wednesday, June 30, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 680
  22. LATIN AMERICA: Making Latin America's Cities Women-Friendly

    "Violence against women is not only domestic, it also happens in the streets.

    Tuesday, May 25, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 216
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  24. PERU: International Women's Day 2010: Stop, Think, and Become a Leader - WOMANKIND's Work in Peru

    To commemorate International Women's Day on March 8th, the PSG asked UK-based NGO WOMANKIND to contribute an article

    Sunday, February 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 143
  25. Violence and Democracy in Bolivia

    Bolivia's new Constitution which came into effect a year ago, recognizes upfront that women's rights are human rights

    Tuesday, January 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 492
  26. PERU: Victims of Military Rapists Wait for Justice 25 Years On

    "I want justice.

    Wednesday, January 20, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 496
  27. LATIN AMERICA: Media-Latin America: Women Deserve Better Press

    "The press will change when they cease to report exclusively from a masculine point of view," Peru's deputy

    Monday, November 30, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 520
  28. LATIN AMERICA: Gender-based Violence Represents Threat to Human Security

    Latin America and the Caribbean is a dangerous place for women.

    Monday, November 23, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 522
  29. PERU: Cuzco Women Stand Up to Violence

    For tourists and other visitors, Cuzco has a special fascination as the ancient capital of the Inca empire.

    Wednesday, November 4, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 526
  30. BOLIVIA: Politics, a Risky Business for Women

    Taking an active part in politics in Bolivia can be a hazardous undertaking.

    Tuesday, October 27, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 528
  31. COLOMBIA: Sexual Violence as Weapon of War

    Sexual violence is used as a weapon of war in Colombia by all parties in the country's longstanding armed conflict, a

    Wednesday, October 21, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 529
  32. Oxfam Briefing Paper: Sexual Violence in Colombia: instrument of war

    Sexual violence has been employed as a weapon of war by all of the armed groups involved in the half-century-long Col

    Wednesday, September 9, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 156
  33. Gender-based Violence Towards Colombian Uprooted Women in the Northern Borderland of Ecuador: A Case of Human Security and Securitization

    Through a gender, conflict, borderland and security approach, this thesis aims at explaining the high levels of gende

    Tuesday, September 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 824
  34. PARAGUAY: NGO Offers Girls a Way Out of Sexual Exploitation

    Claudia was 13 years old when she came to the capital of Paraguay from her small rural town.

    Monday, August 17, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 944
  35. PERU: Teen Rape Victim Files Case Against Peru in U.N. Committee

    Today, a 16-year-old Peruvian rape survivor who suffered devastating consequences after being denied an abortion file

    Thursday, June 18, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 959
  36. ECUADOR: Brothels in Ecuador Skirt Law Banning Minors

    Brothels in the petroleum port province of Esmeraldas provide an employment magnet for underage women.

    Wednesday, May 6, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 972
  37. VENEZUELA: Venezuela Expands Outlets for Denunciations of Violence Against Women

    Since the Law on the Right of Women to a Life Free of Violence was passed in 2007, the number of denunciations of vio

    Thursday, April 23, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 974
  38. COLOMBIA: Indigenous Women in Colombia Caught up in Conflict

    In Colombia, indigenous groups continue to be targets in the 45-year conflict.

    Tuesday, April 14, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 980
  39. COLOMBIA: Ban Saves Lives in Medellín; New Law on Guns and Domestic Violence

    A significant new law specifically linking violence against women with firearms possession was passed by the Colombia

    Friday, January 23, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 988
  40. Vicious Circles: Sexual Violence Against Young People in Cambodia, Colombia and Northern Uganda

    Thursday, January 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 106
  41. Project: Access to Justice for Women in Situations of Violence: A comparative Study of Women's Police Station in Latin America

    Project: Access to Justice for Women in Situations of Violence: A comparative Study of Women's Police Station in Lati

    Tuesday, January 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 266
  42. UNFPA: Ending Violence Against Women in Colombia

    UNFPA online video library: Ending Violence Against Women in Colombia.

    Tuesday, November 1, 2005
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 525
  43. If Not Now, When? Addressing Gender-Based Violence in Refugee, Internally Displaced and Post-Conflict Settings: A Global Overview

    Throughout history, gender−based violence has been an integral component of armed conflict.

    Monday, April 1, 2002
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 210
  44. Inter_american Convention on the Prevention, Punishment and Eradication of Violence Against Women

    PREAMBLE


    THE STATES PARTIES TO THIS CONVENTION,

    Thursday, June 9, 1994
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 045
  45. UNIFEM Commemorates November 25th and the 16 Days of Activism Campaign

    In Ecuador, UNIFEM is partnering with national women's institutions, CONAMU, the municipality of Quito and Amnesty In

    Wednesday, November 24, 2004 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 112
  46. The Disarm Domestic Violence Campaign Goes to the End of the World

    In Ushuia (Argentina), the southernmost city in the world, more than 90 women community leaders, government officials

    Tuesday, April 6, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 306
  47. Delegation to Mexico, Honduras, and Guatemala

    The following text is from Nobel Women's Initiative

    Tuesday, January 17, 2012 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 349
  48. Justice For Colombia: ICTU, Women's TUC Call for Liliany Protection

    The Irish Congress of Trade Unions has written to the Colombian embassy requesting that the Colombian government prov

    Sunday, March 25, 2012 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 362