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  1. MYANMAR: Calls for Quota to Get Women Into Positions of Authority

    The report said Myanmar has no female township administrators and just 0.11 percent of ward and village-tract adminis

    Thursday, June 19, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 400
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  3. MYANMAR: New Approaches Needed to Help Survivors of Rape in Burma

    As well as preventing sexual violence, assisting survivors of sexual violence in conflict has been a big theme at the

    Saturday, June 14, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 374
  4. INDONESIA: Indonesia Calls for Concrete Steps to End Violence Against Women

    Indonesia has underscored the need for the international community to take concrete steps to put an end to violence a

    Friday, June 13, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 375
  5. CAMBODIA: New Guidelines Aim to Protect Women, Children

    A 100-page set of guidelines for the legal protection of the rights of women and children was launched by the Ministr

    Friday, June 13, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 376
  6. PHILIPPINES: Mindanawon Leads Global Campaign on Women, Peace and Security

    DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 12 June) –The lead convener in the Global Campaign on Women, Peace and Security dubbed

    Thursday, June 12, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 360
  7. PHILIPPINES: Filipina Peace Builders All Set for London's Global Summit Against Sexual Violence in Conflict

    MANILA – “We are ready to share our experiences in the hopes of inspiring similar stories of success for

    Tuesday, June 10, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 358
  8. CAMBODIA: Request to Investigate Khmer Rouge Sexual Violence Echoes Higher Global Profile

    The Khmer Rouge have been blamed for many horrors in Cambodia, but until relatively recently the regime's use of sexu

    Tuesday, May 13, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 306
  9. CAMBODIA: Cambodia War Crimes Court Asked to Probe Allegations of Khmer Rouge sexual violence

    The UN-backed war crimes court in Cambodia has been asked to examine a range of allegations covering the Khmer Rouge'

    Tuesday, May 13, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 326
  10. INDONESIA: Women May Get 79 House Seats, Fewer Than 2009

    Women may get 79 or 14 percent of the total seats in the House of Representatives following April's legislative elect

    Monday, May 12, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 321
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  12. MYANMAR: Burmese activists: law against mixed marriages

    Yangon ( AsiaNews) - The current political initiatives "based on religion", including the proposal for the

    Wednesday, May 7, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 319
  13. BRIEFING: Rape and Sexual Violence by the Burmese Army

    This briefing details how the Burmese Army has used rape and sexual violence with impunity for decades.

    Wednesday, April 16, 2014
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 890
  14. INTERNATIONAL: Why It Is So Important For Women To Be Included In Peace Processes

    On 27 March 2014, a historic first was achieved: a peace agreement led by a woman chief mediator was signed.

    Monday, April 14, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 284
  15. BURMA/MYANMAR: Women Urged to Take Part in Peace Process

    The Burmese government's chief peace negotiator, Aung Min, suggested that women's involvement in the ongoing peace pr

    Wednesday, February 12, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 245
  16. INDONESIA: Rights Rollback for Religious Minorities, Women, HRW says

    Indonesian women and religious minorities have faced heightened discrimination as a result of the government's failur

    Wednesday, January 22, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 248
  17. CAMBODIA: Report Finds Poor Implementation of Domestic Violence Law

    Preliminary research in two provinces has found that a lack of implementation of the domestic violence law means that

    Tuesday, January 21, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 213
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  19. BURMA/MYANMAR: Myanmar Military still uses Rape as a Weapon of War: Rights Group

    A women's group says the military in Myanmar is still using rape as a weapon of war, with more than 100 women and gir

    Tuesday, January 14, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 178
  20. REPORT: Same Impunity, Same Pattern: Report of Systematic Sexual Violence in Burma's Ethnic Areas

    Today marks the launch of an important new report documenting ongoing crimes of sexual violence—over 100 cases

    Tuesday, January 14, 2014
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 862
  21. CAMBODIA: Cambodians Confront Taboo on Khmer Rouge Sex Crimes

    Savoen still wakes up screaming, reliving the evening she and about 30 other women were dragged to a forest by Khmer

    Tuesday, December 3, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 162
  22. INDONESIA: Women Eye Larger Repsentation in 2014 Polls

    Women's activists in Bali are calling for female representation at the upcoming legislative election to push more wom

    Saturday, November 23, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 155
  23. UN-ACTION PLAN: Philippines Super Typhoon Response Gender Alert

    TAKING INTO ACCOUNT THE DIFFERENT NEEDS OF WOMEN, GIRLS, BOYS AND MEN MAKES HUMANITARIAN RESPONSE MORE EFFECT

    Monday, November 18, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 857
  24. PHILIPPINES: Typhoon Haiyan: UK Aid Delivery Must Assess RIsk of Violence Against Women

    All UK partners delivering humanitarian aid to the Philippines are now required to assess the risk of violence agains

    Thursday, November 14, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 150
  25. MYANMAR: Nationwide Forum Focuses on Women in Leadership Roles

    The Nationwide Women Forum on Peace, Security and Development, jointly organized by women's human rights organization

    Monday, November 11, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 145
  26. INDONESIA: RI's Women Peace Activists recieve 2013 N-Peace Awards

    Two Indonesian women peace activists have won the 2013 N-Peace Awards for their efforts to promote women's equality a

    Monday, October 28, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 129
  27. CAMBODIA: Cambodia Urged to Do More to Protect Women, Advance Rights

    The government needs to do more to protect migrant workers, ensure that women have access to legal aid, bring cases o

    Saturday, October 26, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 133
  28. INDONESIA: Minister Calls for More Female Legislators in Eastern Indonesia

    Female representation in the legislature remains low, especially in the eastern part of Indonesia, despite increases

    Friday, October 4, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 117
  29. MYANMAR: Burma Support Withheld on UN Pledge to End Sexual Violence

    Burma's government has not supported a declaration launched on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly this week to

    Thursday, September 26, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 094
  30. CAMBODIA: Women Speak Out About Sexual Violence Under KR Regime

    When Yam Lash was brutally raped by Khmer Rouge soldiers under a coconut tree in 1977, she was convinced she had litt

    Wednesday, September 25, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 087
  31. MYANMAR: No Woman, No Peace

    Never mind the fact that Myanmar's most famous person is a woman—Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi.

    Wednesday, September 25, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 093
  32. MYANMAR: Women Demand Justice for Civil-War Sex Abuse Victims

    Participants at the Myanmar Women's Forum 2013 held from September 20 to 22 in Yangon.

    Tuesday, September 24, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 086
  33. MYANMAR: Historic Women's Forum to Be Held in Burma

    An exile women's rights group will for the first time co-host an event in Burma when the Women's Forum (Burma/Myanmar

    Thursday, September 19, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 056
  34. MYANMAR: Rising Voice for Women Activists of Burma

    The Women's Initiative Network for Peace (Win-Peace) has expressed serious concern at the continued imprisonment of h

    Tuesday, September 3, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 052
  35. CAMBODIA: Civil Society Organizations Call for Political Parties to Further Promote Women's and Children's Issues

    (Phnom Penh, 10 July 2013) On 3 July 2013, a group of civil society organizations ("CSOs") jointly organize

    Thursday, July 11, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 005
  36. CAMBODIA: Parties' Attention Turns to Women and Children

    Nearly one week into an election campaign period that has seen Phnom Penh's streets play host to thousands of politic

    Thursday, July 4, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 996
  37. BRIEF: Realizing Commitments to Women, Peace and Security in Southeast Asia

    In June 2013, AP R2P released a new policy brief in the third volume of its policy brief series in 2013.

    Monday, July 1, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 817
  38. FIJI: Asia-Pacific Women to Meet on Environmental Management

    Women from South East Asia and Pacific countries will meet in Fiji to discuss issues relating to managing home enviro

    Tuesday, June 11, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 985
  39. PHILIPPINES: Women's Group Files House Resolution Urging Sensitivity toward Rape Victims

    Rape jokes, such as the one recently made by comedian Vice Ganda, are more than just ill-advised humor and reflect Ph

    Tuesday, June 4, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 975
  40. BURMA: Amid Praise, End to Sexual Violence: G8

    The G8 Foreign Ministers noted that since President Thein Sein took office, Myanmar has made great steps towards demo

    Friday, April 12, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 936
  41. BURMA: Rohingya Rapes Caused Myanmar Refugee Fight-Indonesia Police

    The rape and sexual harassment of three stateless Rohingya Muslim women caused last week's deadly brawl between Burme

    Wednesday, April 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 933
  42. INDONESIA: Women Ministry to Push More Women Participation in Politics

    Ministry of Women Empowerment and Child Protection has highlighted the lack of women participation in politic in Indo

    Saturday, March 16, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 906
  43. SOUTH EAST ASIA: Southeast Asian Women Want More Participation in Corruption Eradication Programs

    Around 95 representatives from civil societies and governments from Southeast Asian countries namely Indonesia, Cambo

    Saturday, March 16, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 923
  44. BURMA: Women's Organisations Call for Voice in Kachin Conflict Talks

    The Women's Initiative Network for Peace has urged President U Thein Sein and the Deputy Commander in Chief of the Ka

    Monday, March 11, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 865
  45. CAMBODIA: UN Official Welcomes Possibility of Genocide Court Trying Sexual Crimes

    A senior United Nations official today welcomed the recent decision by Cambodia's genocide tribunal to annul a previo

    Friday, March 1, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 853
  46. BURMA: After Riot, Locals Blame Police While State Media Blasts Protestors

    Ma-Ubin residents said riot police incited the violence that led to rioting in the Irrawaddy Delta township on Tuesda

    Thursday, February 28, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 842
  47. BURMA: Kachin Shelling Killed 9 Civilians since September: Rights Group

    In the past five months nine civilians were killed and fourteen injured in Kachin State as a result of Burmese milita

    Thursday, February 28, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 843
  48. SOUTH EAST ASIA: ASEAN women must play more role in government

    Women in Southeast Asian countries are urged to play more role in the government sector as an effort towards equality

    Wednesday, February 27, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 928
  49. BURMA: Rapes by Burmese Security Forces 'May Cause More Strife' in Troubled Region

    At least 13 women, including teenagers, have been subjected to prolonged rape by Burmese security forces in a remote

    Tuesday, February 26, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 814
  50. SOUTH KOREA: Park Geun-hye Becomes South Korea's First Female President

    Park Geun-hye made history Monday by becoming South Korea's first female president, pledging to secure South Korea ag

    Monday, February 25, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 828

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