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  • April 4, 2014 (The Daily Beast)
    INTERNATIONAL: Women Peacemakers Are Charting a New Process Taking their long-denied place at the table, women are proving deft negotiators at creating peace. Former U.S. Ambassador Swanee Hunt reports.
  • March 3, 2014 (UN Women )
    INTERNATIONAL: Equality for Women is Progress for All Together we must make sure that: SHE is Safe and Secure from gender-based violence. SHE has Human rights that are respected, including reproductive rights. SHE is Empowered economically and in every way through Education, Equal opportunity, participation and leadership. This is the SHE imperative to which I call on you to commit. Let us all cross the line and stand on the right side of history. Today and every day, UN Women will stand strong for women's rights, women's empowerment and gender equality. Equality for women is progress for all.
  • February 12, 2014 (UN News Centre)
    INTERNATIONAL: Ignoring Equality, Rights and Women's Health Risks Derailing Development While nearly 1 billion people have escaped extreme poverty in the past 20 years and child and maternal mortality have been cut by almost one half, much more work remains to be done to address inequalities and ensure the rights and dignity of all, especially women and children, top United Nations officials stressed today.
  • January 17, 2014 (eNews Park Forest)
    UNITED STATES OF AMERICA: Senators Kirk, Boxer Introduce Bill to Promote Women's Participation in International Conflict Resolution U.S. Senator Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) and U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) today introduced the Women, Peace and Security Act of 2014. The bipartisan legislation would ensure future implementation of the Obama Administration's "United States National Action Plan on Women, Peace, and Security," which is aimed at increasing the role of women in peacebuilding efforts around the world, by codifying the National Action Plan into law.
  • January 15, 2014 (The Huffington Post )
    INTERNATIONAL: Women Need to Be Included in Syria's Peace Process Next month in Geneva, rebels will sit down to talk to representatives of President Bashar al-Assad's government about a peace plan to end Syria's civil war -- a conflict that has killed over 100,000 people since 2011 and driven a third of the population from their homes. In the room alongside the rebels and government officials will be a whole slew of negotiators from various Western countries and Russia.

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