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Would the world be better off with more women at the helm? A recent book by Harvard psychologist Steven Pinker, The Better Angels of our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined, quoted by Prof. Joseph S. Nye in Project Syndicate, concludes that the answer is definitely yes.
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
The Women Members of Parliament are accusing Parliamentary leadership of ignoring international protocols in ensuring gender balance.
The women say they should be given at least 30% of all leadership positions, which is not the current case.
The matter was raised by MP Cecilia Ogwal, supported by Beti Amongi and the Speaker Rebecca Kadaga, after the NRM had assigned its members to the various committees.
1. CELEBRATING THE 1ST ANNIVERSARY OF 1325 PEACEWOMEN E-NEWSThis edition of the 1325 PeaceWomen E-News Features:
Sam Cook & Felicity Hill
Sam CookTHIS ISSUE FEATURES:
The PeaceWomen Team
One theme of this year's Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) was equal participation of women and men in decision-making processes at all levels. PeaceWomen joined with thousands of women activists to challenge governments to put such policy discussions into practice and create real possibilities for our participation.THIS ISSUE OF 1325 PEACEWOMEN E-NEWS FEATURES:
Women's International Center Update:
Kimberly King to Present at UN Peace Fair Commemorating the 10th anniversary of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security
We encourage all members in the New York area and those working with the United Nations to attend this special presentation at the UN PEACE FAIR, co-hosted by Women's International Center and Women United.
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
On November 25, 2013, the Center for Women's Global Leadership (CWGL) at Rutgers University will launch the 23rd annual 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign. CWGL will join thousands of activists from around the world in a call for an end to gender-based violence and more substantial responses on the part of governments to act with due diligence in protecting and preventing gender-based violence.
The Conflict, Security and Development Group (CSDG) at King's College London together with the Africa Leadership Centre (ALC), is pleased to announce a call for applications for the Peace and Security Fellowships for African Women for 2010/2011. These Fellowships are intellectual and financial awards for personal, professional and academic achievements, as well as the recognition of future potential.