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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
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  2. UNITED STATES: Ending Sexual Violence in Conflict: Turning Commitment into Action

    Time and again, we hear horrific accounts of violence perpetrated against women in conflicts around the world.

    Monday, June 23, 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. UNITED STATES: U.S. Works to End Domestic and International Gender Violence

    Washington — The Obama administration is redoubling its efforts to end gender violence in the United States, as

    Tuesday, January 28, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 223
  8. USA: New Push for U.S. to Ratify Major Women's Treaty

    The United States continues to be in the dubious company of six countries that have either refused or are reluctant t

    Tuesday, January 8, 2013
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  9. 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
  10. UNITED STATES: US Visas Hit a Ceiling

    Monday, September 3, 2012
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  11. UNITED STATES: Is the U.S. Better on Gender-Based Violence Abroad than at Home?

    As they gather in Tampa for their 2012 Convention, Republican politicians and party operatives continue to be plagued

    Wednesday, August 29, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 293
  12. USA: New U.S. Strategy to End Gender-Based Violence Globally

    In 2008, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon launched the UNiTE to End Violence against Women campaign, a mu

    Wednesday, August 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 273
  13. USA: Progress Toward a World Without Violence Against Women and Girls

    Eqlima is a young girl from Afghanistan. She lived with an abusive father and stepmother who often beat her.

    Friday, August 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 270
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. USA: "Invisible War" Documentary Tackles Military Rape

    Filmmakers Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering explore rape within the U.S.

    Wednesday, June 20, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 145
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. USA: Comment: Sexual Assault and Trust in the Military

    Barbara Gove served as a Marine at Parris Island and Cherry Point in the mid-nineteen-fifties.

    Wednesday, April 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 999
  20. USA: Military Vows Upgrade in Probing Sex Assaults

    Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen.

    Tuesday, April 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 998
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. USA: Gwen Moore, Wisconsin Congresswoman, Recounts Her Rape Ordeal In House Floor Speech

    As part of her floor speech pushing to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) on Wednesday, Rep.

    Wednesday, March 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 950
  24. 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
  25. USA: Violence Against Women Act Becomes Partisan Issue

    Protecting women from violence and abuse has been an issue of bipartisan cooperation since President Clinton signed t

    Friday, February 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 843
  26. USA: Peace Through Gender

    IN 2002, women in Liberia helped bring an end to one of Africa's bloodiest wars by staging a series of peace protests

    Saturday, January 7, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 645
  27. USA: Crisis Group and Hilary Clinton Honour Women in Pursuit of Peace

    Half of all peace accords signed in the last 20 years have failed—and one reason is that they were left to men.

    Sunday, December 18, 2011
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  29. 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
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  31. UNITED STATES: Military sexual assault and rape 'epidemic'

    "My experience reporting military sexual assault was worse than the actual assault," says Jessica (a pseudo

    Friday, October 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 344
  32. INTERNATIONAL: Women, War and Peace Debuts on PBS October 11

    This week in NY was the annual opening of the UN General Assembly where heads of states make their speeches.

    Monday, September 26, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 232
  33. UNITED STATES: US 'Gravely Disturbed By DRC Rapes'

    Washington - The United States said on Wednesday it was "gravely disturbed" about the mass rape of women in

    Wednesday, July 6, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 055
  34. DRC: U.S. condemns Congo sexual violence after soldiers rape 248

    The United States condemned sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of the

    Wednesday, July 6, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 079
  35. INTERNATIONAL/UNITED STATES: The World's 5 Worst Places For Women -- And How U.S. Policy Helped Make Them That Way

    When checking the nuclear ambitions of dictators or building “democracy” in Baghdad, po

    Thursday, June 30, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 040
  36. UNITED STATES: Judge Denies Bail to I.M.F. Chief in Sexual Assault Case

    Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the managing director of the International Monetary Fund, was ordered on Monday to be held wi

    Monday, May 16, 2011
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  37. UNITED STATES: Peace Corps Volunteers Speak Out on Rape

    Jess Smochek arrived in Bangladesh in 2004 as a 23-year-old Peace Corps volunteer with dreams of teaching English and

    Tuesday, May 10, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 772
  38. UNITED STATES: Obtaining Justice


    Tuesday, April 26, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 634
  39. UNITED STATES: USDOJ: Justice Department Announces $6.9 Million in Grants to Engage Men in Preventing Crimes Against Women

    The United States Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) announced $6.9 million in awards to 23

    Tuesday, April 26, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 664
  40. UNITED STATES: Sexual Assault in the Military Bill Introduced in the House

    On Wednesday, Representatives Mike Turner (R-OH) and Niki Tsongas (D-MA) introduced the Defense STRONG (Sexual Trauma

    Thursday, April 14, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 587
  41. UNITED STATES: Where was Security? Woman, 22, Raped on Deserted Denver Airport Concourse - and Janitors Ignored the Attack

    A woman was allegedly raped on the floor of a deserted airport concourse while two janitors walked past - and did not

    Wednesday, April 13, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 575
  42. UNITED STATES: Congresswoman Speier Condemns Rape in the Military

    Following the Pentagon's March 17 release of its latest sexual assault statistics, Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-CA)

    Tuesday, April 12, 2011
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  43. UNITED STATES: Military Gender Roles Still Thorny Problem

    Despite decades of official attention, women in the military face pervasive sexism and surprisingly frequent sexual a

    Monday, April 11, 2011
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  45. UNITED STATES: Sexual Assault of American Women Soldiers on the Rise

    In a bid to address sexual crimes within the American defence forces more effectively, the United States Air Force wi

    Friday, March 18, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 543
  46. 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
  47. UNITED STATES: Lawsuit Says Military Tolerates Rape, Assault

    A federal lawsuit filed Tuesday charges the Defense Department with responsibility for rape and sexual assault in the

    Tuesday, February 15, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 248
  48. UNITED STATES: 17 Victims Sue Pentagon Over 'Plague' of Sexual Violence

    It may become a landmark case to force the military to take rape and sexual assault seriously.

    Tuesday, February 15, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 250
  49. UNITED STATES: U.N. Expert Examines Violence Against Women in the U.S., Gov't Response

    Robin Levi has a simple point of view when it comes to violence against women in the United States and what the gover

    Monday, February 7, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 176
  50. DRC/UNITED STATES: AFRICOM Trying to Stop Violent Cycle Among African Soldiers

    There was no field manual to consult, no military doctrine to guide the way.

    Sunday, February 6, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 170