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  1. CANADA: Circle of Hope on Missing and Murdered Women

    HALIFAX - First Nation leaders, women's groups, elders and youth today gathered in a Circle of Hope in Halifax today,

    Wednesday, July 16, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 389
  2. HAITI: Haitian Rape Survivors Begin New Lives in Canada and the US

    There are no Haitians in the Montreal neighborhood where Lovely lives.

    Tuesday, July 1, 2014
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  5. CANADA:National News: NDP Works to End Violence Against Aboriginal Women

    The NDP is joining forces with the Native Women's Association of Canada (NWAC) to urge the Conservative government to

    Thursday, February 13, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 251
  6. UNITED STATES: Violence Against Women Act Finally lets Native American Tribes Prosecute Non-Tribal Members, and it's about Damn Time

    For those of you who have blocked out memory of the long battle to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act that wa

    Monday, February 10, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 232
  7. 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
  8. 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
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  10. 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
  11. HAITI: Haiti, Three Years After the Earthquake: Empowering Women

    When a catastrophic earthquake struck Haiti on January 12, 2010 – killing more than 200,000 people and leaving

    Saturday, January 12, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 725
  12. UNITED STATES: US Visas Hit a Ceiling


    Monday, September 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 322
  13. 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
  14. NICARAGUA: Pregnant Nicaraguan Girls Forced to Become Mothers

    Carla lost everything when she got pregnant at the age of 13: her first year of secondary school, her family, her boy

    Wednesday, August 22, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 329
  15. 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
  16. DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - Advocacy for Women Under Domestic Violence Must Work From 'Ground Up'

    (WNN/PI) Santa Domingo, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: With Dominican Republic's national legislation against violence i

    Thursday, July 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 304
  17. MEXICO: Teen's Brothel Escape Triggers Mexico Clampdown

    They were only 14 years old, cousins from a small town in central Mexico, when a fun trip to the local fair turned in

    Thursday, July 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 346
  18. USA: Clinton Pleads for Rights of Afghan Women

    US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton made a powerful plea on Sunday for the rights of women in Afghanistan, using a

    Monday, July 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 204
  19. 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
  20. INTERNATIONAL: Where Are Women's Rights in Plans to Tackle Rape in War Zones?

    At an event in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office last night, the foreign secretary will launch a high-profile new i

    Wednesday, May 30, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 078
  21. 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
  22. USA: Report Says Female Farmworkers Suffer Sex Abuse

    Female farmworkers across the United States are commonly sexually harassed and assaulted, in part because their immig

    Wednesday, May 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 047
  23. USA: Alaska Tribes Say Violence Against Women Act Could Harm Their People

    Alaska Natives are lining up in opposition to Lower 48 tribes over the congressional reauthorization of the Violence

    Wednesday, April 25, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 021
  24. HAITI: Haitian Justice Sector Operators Trained to Combat Sexual and Gander Based Violence

    From March 7–9, the ABA Rule of Law Initiative (ABA ROLI)—in cooperation with the Haitian Ministry of Jus

    Wednesday, April 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 004
  25. 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
  26. USA: Some Shocked at Opposition to Violence Against Women Act

    Opposition to the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) has some who advocate for victims of domestic abuse scratching th

    Monday, April 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 961
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. USA: New Initiative Responds to Gender Based Violence as Part of Global HIV Response

    On March 14 at the White House, Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer and U.S.

    Wednesday, March 14, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 905
  30. 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
  31. EL SALVADOR: Three women tortured, killed in El Salvador

    The bodies of three women who appeared to have been tortured were found inside a ramshackle dwelling east of San Salv

    Monday, January 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 737
  32. HONDURAS: Trials and Tenacity in Honduran Women's Struggle for Land Rights

    Despite being denied, again, title to the land on which they have labored, there is no quit in this group of women fr

    Tuesday, December 20, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 581
  33. USA: Are Immigrant Women Denied Rights Under Violence Protection Laws?

    When President Obama introduced new legislation to combat domestic violence in October 2011, the U.S.

    Tuesday, December 13, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 662
  34. 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
  35. HAITI: Haitian camp populations decline, but residents still in need – UN official

    The number of internally displaced persons (IDPs) still in camps in Haiti after their homes were destroyed by last ye

    Monday, October 3, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 271
  36. MEXICO: Women Targeted By Mexico Drug Violence

    Many female migrants from Mexico to the U.S.

    Monday, September 5, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 213
  37. INTERNATIONAL: Violence Against Women Surges When War Is

    Rosemary Gonzalez was murdered in 2009, the victim of a war that ended in 1996.

    Thursday, June 23, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 991
  38. NICARAGUA: Shepard Fairey adds his flair to Amnesty's global campaign for girls and women in Nicaragua

    The internationally-acclaimed street artist Shepard Fairey has created a captivating new design exclusively for Amnes

    Tuesday, June 14, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 934
  39. HAITI: Haiti's Forgotten Rape Victims

    Wednesday, June 1, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 875
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. HAITI: Open Source Database Helps Combat Sexual Violence in Haiti

    The UN recently reported that a staggering 50 percent of Haitian women and girls living in the displacement camps in

    Tuesday, April 5, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 553
  43. HAITI: An Epidemic of Rape for Haiti's Displaced

    Life after Haiti's earthquake has been especially difficult and dangerous for displaced women and girls.

    Sunday, April 3, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 532
  44. 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
  45. 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
  46. 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
  47. GUATEMALA: Guatemala Must Act to Stop the Killing of Women

    Amnesty International today urged the Guatemalan authorities to act to stop the high numbers of women being killed ac

    Sunday, March 6, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 373
  48. UNITED STATES: Presidential Proclamation for Women's History Month, 2011

    On February 28, 2011, the White House released President Obama's proclamation reaffirming March as Women's History Mo

    Wednesday, March 2, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 325
  49. 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
  50. HAITI: Rape Flourishes in Haiti

    Nearly seven years ago, the soldiers who killed Halya Lagunesse's husband gang-raped the Haitian woman and her then-1

    Sunday, February 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 316

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