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  1. Gender and Transitional Justice in Africa: Progress and Prospects

    Various models of transitional justice (TJ) have developed throughout Africa, but they have often failed to adequatel

    Thursday, December 31, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 174
  2. Women's Leadership and Participation: Case Studies on Learning for Action

    What are the barriers to women's leadership and participation and how could they be encouraged to take up leadership

    Thursday, December 31, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 848
  3. Gender and UN Peace Operations: The Confines of Modernity

    The essay seeks to problematize the recent UN discourse on gender, peace and war by demonstrating how modernity sets

    Thursday, December 31, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 877
  4. Should We Give up on the State? Feminist Theory, African Gender History and Transitional Justice

    In some excellent articles in the first issue of The International Journal of Transitional Justice, scholars have exa

    Thursday, December 31, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 884
  5. Addressing Gender-based Violence in the Sierra Leone Conflict: Notes from the Field

    Sierra Leone's transition has witnessed a number of landmark procedural and legal innovations which have had widespre

    Thursday, December 31, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 885
  6. Transitional Justice and Gender in Uganda: Making Peace, Failing Women During the Peace Negotiation Process

    Harriet Nabukeera-Musoke has been working with Isis Women's International Cross Cultural Exchange (Isis-WICCE) for te

    Thursday, December 31, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 886
  7. The United Nations Responses to the Sexual Abuse and Exploitation of Women and Girls by Peacekeepers During Peacekeeping Missions

    International law concerning sexual violence has developed dramatically during the past 50 years.

    Thursday, December 31, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 891
  8. SUDAN: A More Gender Representative Leadership

    As the general elections scheduled for April 2010 draw nearer in Africa's largest country ravaged by a long drawn

    Wednesday, December 23, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 488
  9. SOUTH ASIA: Women's Peace Offensive

    ‘Give peace a chance' may just be another cliché for many, but for women who have suffered the ravages o

    Tuesday, December 22, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 545
  10. NORTH AFRICA. Women's Political Participation in North Africa Enhanced Under UN-backed Project

    Women's political participation in Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia is to be enhanced under a new United Nations-backed p

    Tuesday, December 22, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 311
  11. Rape with Extreme Violence: The New Pathology in South Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo

    On any given night in eastern DRC, armed groups of men will overrun a village and divide into bands of three to five,

    Tuesday, December 22, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 536
  12. MEXICO: Ciudad Juarez: Finally, Steps Towards Justice

    Violence, including human rights violations, has been increasing in Mexico, and women's rights have suffered blow aft

    Friday, December 18, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 505
  13. AFRICA: Achieving Fifty Percent Women in Decision Making by 2015

    Gender activists from East and Southern Africa have expressed shock at the backward trends in the 50/50 campaign in r

    Friday, December 18, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 672
  14. WESTERN SAHARA: Activist Aminatou Haidar Expelled

    A Western Sahara activist expelled by Morocco has been allowed to return from Spain after maintaining a hunger strike

    Friday, December 18, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 511
  15. DRC: Violence in the Congo

    The UN Security Council faces a Srebrenica moment when it votes on December 21st to renew the mandate for MONUC, its

    Thursday, December 17, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 613
  16. BURUNDI: Security Council Extends UN Mission in Burundi for Another Year as Elections Loom

    The Security Council today extended for another year the United Nations political mission in Burundi, calling for ful

    Thursday, December 17, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 614
  17. SIERRA LEONE: Woman Breaking Traditional Walls in Chieftaincy Elections

    A war is raging in the eastern part of the country, once the centre stage for battles during the 10-year civil war an

    Tuesday, December 15, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 580
  18. DRC: Congo Might Expel UN Officials in Dispute Over War, Envoy Says

    The Democratic Republic of Congo might expel leaders of the United Nations peacekeeping mission in retaliation for
    Tuesday, December 15, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 612
  19. SUDAN: Seeking a Democratic South Sudan

    The atmosphere is heavily charged with political tensions, alliances are already in the offing, expectations are h

    Monday, December 14, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 479
  20. HONDURAS: Obama: Stand up for Women's Rights in Honduras

    Repercussions from this summer's coup in Honduras are far from over.

    Monday, December 14, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 923
  21. ZIMBABWE: More Needs to Be Done to Safeguard Women's Rights'

    Why are you raping us and raping kids? If you cannot propose, come to us women, we will connect you.

    Friday, December 11, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 510
  22. NAMIBIA: Group Decries Poor Women Representation in New Namibian National Assembly

    The Women's Action for Development (WAD) has expressed disappointment in the reduction of women in the new National A

    Friday, December 11, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 430
  23. ZIMBABWE: Mugabe Orchestrated Rape - AIDS-Free World report

    "When the tenth man finished raping me they said they were going to rape my daughter.

    Thursday, December 10, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 511
  24. DRC: Level of Brutality Against Women and Girls in Congo Increasing; UN Must Do More To Protect Them

    Women and girls in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo are experiencing increasingly brutal sexual assaults and the

    Thursday, December 10, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 576
  25. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Women Lead Protest Against Government Corruption

    Reporting from Kabul, Afghanistan — Several hundred women, many holding aloft pictures of relatives killed by d

    Thursday, December 10, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 647
  26. MIDDLE EAST: Arab Women Issue a Call to Arab Heads of State

    On the 30th anniversary of the adoption by the United Nations General Assembly of the Convention on the Elimination o

    Thursday, December 10, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 648
  27. ZIMBABWE: Video Testimonials Document Politically Motivated Sexual Violence in Zimbabwe

    According to the Zimbabwe Rape Survivors Association, during last year's highly contested presidential election an es

    Thursday, December 10, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 481
  28. INTERNATIONAL: Women on the Frontline For Human Rights

    Women often bear the brunt of poverty and human rights abuses; but as activists they use these roles to trigger posit

    Thursday, December 10, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 591
  29. Arab Women Issue a Call to Arab Heads of State

    On the 30th anniversary of the adoption by the United Nations General Assembly of the Convention on the Elimination o

    Thursday, December 10, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 527
  30. INTERNATIONAL: UN Women's Treaty Weakened By Slew of Reservations

    A landmark UN treaty on women's rights, which will be 30 years old next week, is in danger of being politically under

    Wednesday, December 9, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 695
  31. BURMA: Peace-building Workshops Help Burmese Women

    The stories coming from Burmese and ethnic minority women along the border with Thailand are difficult to listen to.

    Wednesday, December 9, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 301
  32. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Women Among 'Worst Off' In World

    Afghan women are among the worst off in the world, violence against them is "endemic" and Afghanistan's gov

    Monday, December 7, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 649
  33. AFGHANISTAN: Gov't and Donors Fail to Protect Women's Rights

    Attention over the past week has focused on United States President Barack Obama's decision to "surge" t

    Monday, December 7, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 650
  34. AFGHANISTAN: Keep Promises to Afghan Women

    Eight years after the fall of the Taliban, women and girls suffer high levels of violence and discrimination and have

    Sunday, December 6, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 651
  35. We Have the Promises of the World: Women's Rights in Afghanistan

    The US and its allies cited the defense of women's rights as one of the primary reasons, after the need to root out a

    Sunday, December 6, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 580
  36. BURMA: US Women's Issues Envoy Seeks Junta Accountability

    The US Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer said on Saturday that Burma's military junta mus

    Saturday, December 5, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 696
  37. Sexual Violence, Process Theories of Negotiations and The Evolution of Human Security

    In the academic literature on peace negotiations, scholars have touched on issues of justice, but do not go far enoug

    Friday, December 4, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 945
  38. Sexual Violence, Process Theories of Negotiations & The Evolution of Human Securit

    In the academic literature on peace negotiations, scholars have touched on issues of justice, but do not go far enoug

    Friday, December 4, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 967
  39. EAST AFRICA: Sexual Abuse Highest in East Africa

    Cases of gender-based sexual violence are higher in the Great Lakes region than any other part of the world, regional

    Thursday, December 3, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 552
  40. GUINEA: Evidence of New Arrests, Harassment and Illegal Detentions by Guinea Security Forces

    Mouctar Diallo, vice-president of Guinea's national human rights commission, was arrested on 26 November.

    Thursday, December 3, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 575
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  42. PHILIPPINES: Philippine Police Probe Says Women Possibly Raped Before Massacre

    Philippine police investigators on Thursday said five women might have been raped before they were ki

    Thursday, December 3, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 604
  43. INTERNATIONAL: Women Still Suffer Discrimination 30 Years After Global Treaty Banned it – UN Chief

    Thirty years after an international treaty banning discrimination against women came into force, women and girls are

    Thursday, December 3, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 697
  44. INTERNATIONAL: Women and Men Building Bridges for Peace

    “It is important to build bridges, not only to connect different government ministries or women's organizations

    Tuesday, December 1, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 698
  45. Civil Society Recommendations on the Implementation of SCR 1325 in Europe

    On 7th–8th September 2009 under the Initiative for Peacebuilding (IfP), the European Peacebuilding Liaison Offi

    Tuesday, December 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 097
  46. Monthly Action Points On Women, Peace, and Security: Security Council: December 2009

    Tuesday, December 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 240
  47. Sexed Pistols: The Gendered Impacts of Small Arms and Light Weapons

    Every day, small arms and light weapons (SALW) kill and ma

    Tuesday, December 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 293
  48. Sierra Leone: Women in Conflict with the Courts

    Developments
    Tuesday, December 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 986
  49. The Trouble with Rape Trials – Views of Witnesses, Prosecutors and Judges on Prosecuting Sexualised Violence during the War in the former Yogoslavia

    This study was inspired by Binaifer Nowrojee, the current director of the Open Society Initiative for East Africa.

    Tuesday, December 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 410
  50. LATIN AMERICA: Media-Latin America: Women Deserve Better Press

    "The press will change when they cease to report exclusively from a masculine point of view," Peru's deputy

    Monday, November 30, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 520

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