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According to the results of studies conducted within the framework of UN Population Fund project “Fight against gender-based violence in Azerbaijan” the country's media are not predisposed to focus on the concerns related to the violation of women's rights.
IOM staff in the western Ivoirian town of Duékoué have completed the registration of more than 27,500 internally displaced persons (IDPs) who have sought refuge in and around the Salesian Roman Catholic mission.
Continued militancy has taken the life of a woman in Iraq's northern province of Nineveh while others have been wounded in a separate incident in the capital.
Unknown gunmen killed a woman Tuesday afternoon in the al-Akidat region in central Mosul, Nineveh's provincial capital, a security source told Aswat al-Iraq news agency.
Following the recent withdrawal of United States troops in Iraq, Sundus Abass, Director of the Women in Leadership Institute in Baghdad speaks about how violence in the streets and towards women in homes is likely to increase, public violence against women has lessened and socioeconomic conditions are at the heart of Iraqi women's struggles today.
UNIFEM programmes in Haiti to assist survivors of gender-based violence received a boost from a recent donation of US $50,000 by OMEGA.
Kurds are a forgotten people. Called the largest nation without a state, they have been fighting for social, cultural and, at times, national rights for decades. But most of the time, nobody cared. Recently the Kurdish Worker's Party's (PKK) renewed war against the Turkish government has made headlines. What bleeds, as journalists say, leads.
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Sam Cook & Felicity Hill
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