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This 127 edition of PeaceWomen ENews features women, peace and security news, events and resources from peacewomen.org. The last PeaceWomen ENews focused on situation in Pakistan.
If you have any difficulty reading this newsletter in HTML, please view it online.THIS ISSUE OF 1325 PEACEWOMEN E-NEWS FEATURES: 1. Editorial by Maria Butler 2. Women, Peace and Security News 3. Featured WPS Events, Resources & Initiatives 4. Security Council Monitor 5. NGO Working Group Update 6. Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) Update 7. UN Women Update
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If you have any difficulty reading this newsletter in HTML, please view it online.In this edition, we feature the WILPF MENA 1325 project's statement regarding the current protests in Egypt and highlight challenges and opportunities for developing and implementing UNSCR 1325 National Action Plans.
NEGLIGENCE on the part of nursing staff and lack of adequate resources in hospitals has resulted in an increase in the maternal mortality rate, a Government official has said.
In an interview with Sunday News, Deputy Prime Minister Ms Thokozani Khupe said Government was working on addressing the serious increase in the maternal mortality rate in the country.
There would you go for assistance if you were the victim of rape?
This was the question posed to a diverse group of Harare-based Zimbabweans recently. What should have yielded simple answers instead drew blank stares, confused mumbles - and finally, the admission from all but one that they weren't aware of any existing services in the city.
THERE is a problem with the way the oppression of women and girls is explained which, if not challenged, will mean that gender will become a racket, an industry, without even reducing, let alone stopping, the degradation of the majority of women.
Zimbabwe may become the world's first country to pass a law requiring that women hold at least 50 percent of posts in parliament and other government bodies, according to a new constitution.