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  1. UN Women Annual Report 2013-2014

    Thursday, August 28, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 473
  2. AFRICA: China, Sudan Major Producers of Small Arms Circulating in Africa

    The Permanent Ambassador of Switzerland to the UN, Olivier Zehnder, said on Monday in New York, that newly produced a

    Tuesday, June 17, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 380
  3. COLOMBIA: Colombia's War Widows Look to Santos to FulFill Dreams

    Women and children, particularly from Afro-Colombian and indigenous groups, have borne the brunt of Colombia's 50-yea

    Monday, June 16, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 386
  4. ASIA-PACIFIC: Women Call For End to Military Bases in Asia-Pacific

    Women peace campaigners from Aotearoa, Australia, Hawai'i, Japan, Philippines and Polynesia/Te Ao Maohi have called f

    Sunday, April 27, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 296
  5. MARSHALL ISLANDS: Marshall Islands Sues Nine Nuclear Nations over Failure to Disarm

    Marshall Islands is suing the US and eight other nuclear-armed nations over a failure to disarm.

    Friday, April 25, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 294
  6. SOUTH ASIA: Women in South Asia to Strengthen Efforts for Peace, Security and Disarmament

    The United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) is the principal global policy-making body dedicated exclu

    Thursday, April 3, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 295
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  9. JAPAN: NHK Chief's Sexual Slavery Comments an "Insult"

    The new head of Japan's national broadcaster NHK defence of the country's wartime military sexual slavery is deplorab

    Monday, January 27, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 221
  10. SYRIA: Syria Peace Talks: Bitter Exchanges Mark First Day Of Negotiations

    GENEVA (AP) — The leader of Syria's Western-backed opposition said Thursday he will give his negotiating team t

    Friday, January 24, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 216
  11. INDIA: India's Women-Friendly Gun Renews Debate Over Self-Defense Against Rape

    In India, a new female-friendly handgun has sparked renewed scrutiny over how women can protect themselves from sexua

    Tuesday, January 21, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 212
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  13. AFGHANISTAN: Afghanistan Picks Woman for Senior Police Role

    Afghanistan has its first female police chief after appointing an officer with 25 years experience to head a district

    Wednesday, January 15, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 193
  14. MIDDLE EAST: Aspirations of Women

    Aside from ushering in hitherto unprecedented changes, the Arab Spring also brought to the fore an unsaid aspect &mda

    Wednesday, January 15, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 195
  15. SYRIA: Isolated and Misinformed, Syrian Refugees Struggle

    ZAHLEH, LEBANON — Fear, confusion and a lack of information are preventing many Syrian refugees in Lebanon from

    Wednesday, January 15, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 196
  16. SYRIA: Syrian activists say women must not be sidelined at peace talks

    GENEVA - Syrian activists said Monday that the voice of women from the war-ravaged nation must not be sidelined at pe

    Monday, January 13, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 194
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  18. BURUNDI: Restoration of livelihoods and trauma healing in Burundi

    Working with others to make a difference

    Wednesday, November 6, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 138
  19. LIBERIA: Shocking Truth Revealed About Liberia's Former Child Soldiers: They Were Girls

    More than 38,000 children have taken part in Liberia's war as fighters, porters, and slaves throughout the country's

    Friday, August 2, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 036
  20. CÔTE D'IVOIRE: Adopting Resolution 2112 (2013), Security Council Extends Mandate Of Operation In Côte D'ivoire Until 30 June 2014, Focusing Resources In High-Risk Areas

    NEW YORK, July 31, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Reduction of Military Set for Next Year, Possible F

    Wednesday, July 31, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 025
  21. ARMS TRADE TREATY: UN Passes Historic Arms Trade Treaty By Huge Majority

    The UN General Assembly has adopted a historic treaty to control the trade in conventional arms, voting it through by

    Tuesday, April 2, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 889
  22. ARMS TRADE TREATY: U.N. Treaty Aims to Limit Arms Exports to Rights Abusers

    The United Nations General Assembly voted overwhelmingly on Tuesday to approve the first-ever treaty to regulate the

    Tuesday, April 2, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 890
  23. INTERNATIONAL: Conflicts of Interest Plague Arms Trade Treaty Talks

    The U.N. organ tasked with maintaining international peace and security harbours a serious conflict at its core.

    Friday, March 22, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 869
  24. SRI LANKA: The Women Clearing Sri Lanka's Mines

    Many were randomly scattered by Tamil Tiger rebels in the final months before their defeat.

    Wednesday, October 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 535
  25. COLUMBIA: International Peace Day and Ceasefires

    Today is International Peace Day.

    Friday, September 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 416
  26. INTERNATIONAL: U.N. Security Council Split Over Children and Armed Conflict

    China, Russia, Pakistan and Azerbaijan abstained from a U.N.

    Wednesday, September 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 409
  27. PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Gun Violence a Growing Concern in Papua New Guinea

    This is the case in the autonomous region of Bougainville in the east of the country, where disarmament remains elusi

    Monday, September 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 336
  28. Why the World Needs an Arms Treaty

    In the past two decades, experts monitoring the international arms trade recorded more than 500 violations of United

    Monday, July 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 202
  29. Three Things You Need to Know About the Arms Trade Treaty

    Negotiations are (nearly) underway at UN headquarters in New York over a proposed Arms Trade Treaty.

    Tuesday, July 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 201
  30. PHILIPPINES: Women Protesters use Bananas to Press for Arms Trade Curbs

    Women members of civil society groups clad in black shirts and holding bananas staged a protest-rally in front of the

    Monday, June 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 135
  31. Gender and the ATT

    Ahead of July, when final negotiations will be held at the UN on the ATT initiative, several civil society groups and

    Friday, June 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 199
  32. Isolate Syria's Arms Suppliers: Russian Arms Exporter Rosoboronexport Risks Complicity in Grave Abuses

    Governments and companies around the world should stop signing new contracts with arms suppliers such as the Russian

    Sunday, June 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 112
  33. U.S. Condemns Reported Russian Arms Shipment to Syria

    The United States described Moscow's latest arms sale to Syria as "reprehensible" after a rights group repo

    Thursday, May 31, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 113
  34. Lebanese Groups Arming Syrian Unrest

    The Lebanese army seized a ship last weekend carrying three containers filled with weapons reportedly intended for Sy

    Thursday, May 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 114
  35. ARAB SPRING: 'Why Do They Hate Us'

    In "Distant View of a Minaret," the late and much-neglected Egyptian writer Alifa Rifaat begins her short s

    Wednesday, April 25, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 017
  36. INTERNATIONAL: A Brutal Manifestation of Patriarchy

    Militarism, Violence and Conflict is one of the themes of the AWID Forum 2012 ↑ which opens tomorrow in Istanbul

    Wednesday, April 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 003
  37. INTERNATIONAL: Peace Movements: Violence Reduction as Common Sense

    If one thing holds the overall movement of peace movements together it is the goal of violence reduction.

    Tuesday, April 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 007
  38. AMERICAS: 'War On Drugs' Leaves Latin american Women Lives in Ruin

    “Violence associated with the ‘war on drugs' and organized crime, which includes government corruption in

    Sunday, April 1, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 042
  39. INTERNATIONAL: UN's Ban to Disarmament Body: Get to Work

    The United Nations' secretary-general is appealing to the world's main nuclear disarmament forum to get down to work

    Tuesday, January 24, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 697
  40. SOUTH KOREA: "We Want a Nuclear-free Peaceful World" say South Korea's Women

    In an impassioned plea for peace, twenty-two women's organizations in South Korea make their case for a better world

    Wednesday, January 18, 2012
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  42. DRC: Protectors or Sexual Predators

    "A dead rat is worth more than the body of a woman." Those were the words of one distraught young woman who

    Tuesday, January 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 663
  43. LIBYA: Hidden Deaths of Libyan Rape Survivors

    Wartime rape is a persistent and brutal aspect of conflict, whether during or in the aftermath of hostilities.

    Monday, January 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 643
  44. RWANDA: The Only Country in the World Where Dominated by Women

    Women have made significant advances in politics over the past few decades, with females having served as the head of

    Tuesday, January 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 629
  45. SWEDEN: Nobel Peace Prize Laureats: "You Have to Believe in Something"

    Sharp statements about religion, powerful calls for international commmitments and resounding applause, marked the cr

    Friday, December 16, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 589
  46. ISRAEL: Lecture, The Price of Peace

    Dalit Baum has found an effective strategy to discourage multinational corporations from doing business in the Israel

    Friday, December 9, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 515
  47. INTERNATIONAL:

    I remember one day, when I was working in Belfast – it was back in the nineties.

    Friday, November 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 526
  48. IRAN: Sanctions on Iran from the Point of View of Its Women

    This week Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced new, stricter sanction

    Wednesday, November 23, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 456
  49. UGANDA: The War Might be Over, But Women in Northern Uganda Still Suffer Abuse

    November 25 is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.

    Wednesday, November 9, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 414
  50. INTERNATIONAL: Women in War, Women in Peace

    Asked to describe war, most Americans would probably throw out words like troops, tanks, guns, Iraq, and Afghanistan.

    Tuesday, November 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 410

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