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Rwanda's FDU-Inkingi Party leader, peace and social justice activist Victoire Ingabire Umuhoza, spoke to Ann Garrison for Womens' International News Gathering Service (WINGS) in July 2010, near the close of Rwanda's 2010 presidential election year, which was really an election stage play complete with election observers from the U.S. and the U.K. Incumbent Rwandan President Paul Kagame was “re-elected” on Aug.
Breaking News from the Peace Table in Havana
November 6, 2013
2010 celebrates the 10th anniversary of the United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security.10 points on 10 years UNSCR 1325 in Europe
CSO Position Paper on Europe-wide Implementation of UN Security Council Resolution 1325
The status of women in Benin has improved since the passage of the Personal and Family Code of 2004. Benin has not been involved in any large-scale conflicts recently. In spite of the relative peace for the country, women in Benin often face female genital cutting, forced marriages and domestic violence. Benin ratified the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) in 1992. Benin is ranked as 126 of the 136 countries listed on the Global Gender Gap Index (GGI). Numerous organizations and the National Council for the Promotion of Gender Equity and Equality are working toward peace and security for women in Benin.