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  1. UNSCR 1325 in the Middle East and North Africa Women and Security

    This Special Report from the United States Peace Institute is written by Paula M.

    Sunday, May 1, 2016
    Reports/Policy Briefs94 056
  2. EGYPT: Parties and Civil Society Organisations Decry Marginalisation of Women in Country's Transition

    Four political parties and seven civil society organisations strongly criticised the passage of laws dealing with upc

    Sunday, May 4, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 299
  3. EGYPT: Egyptians Vote on New Constitution to Enshrine Post-Morsi Legitimacy

    Military helicopters buzzed overhead and hundreds of thousands of soldiers and police were deployed as Egyptians vote

    Tuesday, January 14, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 181
  4. LIBYA: The Draft Constitution Aside, Libyans Aren't Enjoying Equal Rights

    By Ronald Bruce St. John

    Friday, October 4, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 104
  5. WESTERN SAHARA: In Western Sahara, Women Play Large Role in Forgotten Struggle for Independence

    As dusk enveloped the salmon-pink houses of this capital city, the brightly colored robes of women stood out in a mas

    Sunday, July 7, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 998
  6. BRIEF: Democracy, Like Revolution, is Unattainable Without Women


    Friday, June 28, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 820
  7. MENA REGION: Women Unionists of the Arab Spring Battle Two Foes: Sexism and Neoliberalism

    This year's World Social Forum, a transnational gathering of social activists, took place in Tunis, a city bubbling w

    Tuesday, April 2, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 917
  8. WESTERN SAHARA: President of Republic Describes As 'Shameful Act' Recent Aggression on Saharawi Women in Occupied El Aaiun

    The President of the Republic and Secretary General of the Frente POLISARIO Mr.

    Saturday, March 30, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 888
  9. LIBYA: Libya Urged to Adopt UN Report on Violence Against Women

    Several Libyan organisations fighting for women's rights held a demo on Thursday morning against deteriorating human

    Monday, March 25, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 873
  10. WESTERN SAHARA: Inside disputed Western Sahara

    "Duck down and put your head below the window," says Hamid as we pass a military outpost in southern Laayou

    Thursday, January 3, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 702
  11. SYRIA: Open Letter To The Tyrant's Wife

    Tuesday, February 14, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 818
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  13. SYRIA: On the Front Lines in Syria, Women's Role is Still Undefined

    Where are all the women in Syria's national uprising?

    Sunday, January 22, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 710
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  16. EGYPT: Egypt women voters add strong voice to post-revolutionary election

    On Egypt's first day of elections, women's participation was visibly large in the country's first post-revolution ele

    Friday, December 2, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 485
  17. TUNISIA: Women's winter of discontent

    Although the gaze of global media has shifted elsewhere –increasingly violent protests in Yemen and Syria, the

    Thursday, October 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 361
  18. TUNISIA: Arab Spring, Islamist Summer

    As Ben Ali's regime first teetered and then toppled, women were on the front lines of the struggle as protesters, jou

    Thursday, October 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 362
  19. TUNISIA: Feminist Fall?

    Structurally, Tunisia's transitional government led by interim president Fouad Mebazza, interim prime minister Beji C

    Thursday, October 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 363
  20. MIDDLE EAST: Women In The Arab Spring

    Since the beginning of the Arab Spring – starting with the unrest in Tunisia in early January – questions

    Sunday, June 5, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 872
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  22. EGYPT: Egypt Military Clouds Women's Early Freedoms

    Egyptians were glued to their televisions on Wednesday as the military handed down the country's new working constitu

    Friday, April 1, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 517
  23. EGYPT: Women Key In Education Effort Ahead Of Egypt's Vote

    While Libya's revolution is being decided by bombs, Egyptians still hope to finish theirs by casting ballots.

    Friday, March 18, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 421
  24. ALGERIA: Algerian Women Test the 'Arab Spring' Winds

    To appease "Arab spring" protesters, Algeria lifted a 1991 law that banned public assembly, but a longstand

    Friday, March 18, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 426
  25. EGYPT: Male Domination in Egypt is Only Half a Revolution

    Egyptian women fought for the overthrow of Mubarak alongside men.

    Monday, March 14, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 424
  26. MIDDLE EAST/NORTHERN AFRICA: Arab Women: This Time, the Revolution Won't Leave us Behind

    Arab women were integral players in the post-colonial revolutions in Egypt, Tunisia, and Algeria, but soon lost groun

    Tuesday, March 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 393
  27. MIDDLE EAST/NORTHERN AFRICA: New Regimes Need Women's Voices

    Nawara Belal dreamt of an Egypt where men and women stood side-by-side.

    Sunday, March 6, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 379
  28. EGYPT: The Revolution Isn't Over for the Women of Tahrir Square

    2011 did not witness the first Egyptian revolution.

    Monday, February 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 322
  29. EGYPT: Egypt Women Clash Over Sharia Law After Tahrir Shows Equality

    Fatma Emam's mother accused her of wanting to be a man and threatened to disown her if the 28-year- old joined the pr

    Tuesday, February 15, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 242
  30. EGYPT: Arab Women Lead the Charge

    Mahfouz, who began online political activism in 2008, is now credited for launching a video call that sparked the rev

    Friday, February 11, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 227
  31. EGYPT: Egyptian Women Play a Large Role in Conflict

    One young woman who has become the face of the uprising is 26-year-old Asmaa Mahfouz. Approximately 2 weeks ago, Ms.

    Saturday, February 5, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 172
  32. Women as Agents of Grassroots Change: Illustrating Micro-Empowerment in Morocco

    Numerous recent initiatives in Morocco aim to promote women's empowerment in the country's current climate of legal r

    Tuesday, February 1, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 200
  33. Giving Voice to Women in Muslim Countries

    Survey research has a role to play in providing Muslim women with a public voice where custom and culture does not pe

    Monday, January 1, 2007
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 354
  34. Gender, Conflict and Development Volume II: Case studies: Cambodia; Rwanda; Kosovo; Algeria; Somalia; Guatemala and Eritrea

    This report was commissioned by the Netherlands Special Programme on WID, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (DGIS) of the N

    Saturday, July 6, 1996
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 091
  35. Libyan Women's Peace Platform

    Civil Society Organisations67 195
  36. The Role of Women in Promoting Peace and Development in the Horn of Africa

    The Horn of African conferences have since its inception focused on issues related to peace, security and development

    Thursday, September 22, 2011 - 20:00 to Saturday, September 24, 2011 - 20:00
    Pre 2015 Events Archive71 877
  37. Third Women Congress of Western Sahara

    Moved by the sufferings, human rights violantions and inhuman conditions reigning in their country, the National Unio

    Saturday, February 24, 1996 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 134
  38. IV Congress of the National Union of Sahara Women

    Under the slogan of “Saharawi Women: A mobilization force for the National Idependence and Progress”, the

    Thursday, March 28, 2002 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 142
  39. CALL FOR PAPERS: The Role of Women in Promoting Peace and Development in the Horn of Africa

    Wednesday, January 5, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 867
  40. BLOG: So Mubarak Is Gone - What Does That Mean For Egyptian Women?

    So Mubarak is gone and certainly it is good to finally be rid of someone who has consistently abused the human rights

    Friday, February 11, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 988
  41. INTERVIEW: Cairo Leaders: Suzanne Mubarak Held Women Back

    Two Egyptian women's rights leaders say Suzanne Mubarak controlled their arena and stymied progress.

    Wednesday, February 16, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 993
  42. STATEMENT: Statement from the Coalition of Women's NGOs in Egypt

    Cairo, February 20 2011

    Statement from the Coalition of

    Saturday, February 19, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 012
  43. ANALYSIS: The Arab Woman You Don't See

    Throughout the extraordinary events of the last few months, across the Middle East and North Africa, long-silenced vo

    Monday, March 7, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 032
  44. ANALYSIS: Make Sure Women Can Lead in the Middle East

    In Libya, Egypt, Bahrain, Yemen, Tunisia, and elsewhere, women have stood with men pushing for change.

    Thursday, March 10, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 059
  45. VIDEO: Women in the new Egypt: A Cyber-activist's perspective

    Perhaps one of the most memorable facets of Egypt's pro-democracy uprisings earlier this year was the

    Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 085
  46. OPINION: Libya Peace Talks: UN Resolution 1325?

    For the sake of Libyan society as a whole, women must play a more equal and visible role in shaping it.

    Wednesday, March 30, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 126
  47. ANALYSIS: The Missing Subject in Arab Uprisings

    There is much about the Middle East that needs changing.

    Friday, April 1, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 135
  48. BLOGS: Ten Must-Read Blogs from the Middle East

    Political unrest across the Middle East has increased appetite in the wider world for comment from within the region,

    Wednesday, April 13, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 160
  49. INITIATIVE/CAMPAIGN: Muslims Debating Harassment, Standing Up for Women's Rights via

    Conservative Muslim bloggers and women's rights activists bring harassers and inadequate legal and cultural protectio

    Monday, May 2, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 252

    Tuesday, 22 January 2013  
    UN North Lawn Building (CR 5)
    1.15 – 2.30 pm

    Tuesday, January 22, 2013 - 01:15
    WILPF Initiatives and Events87 405