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  1. Afghan Civil Society Fears Taliban Talks Will Compromise Rights

    At an international conference in London last week, seventy countries pledged to back Afghan President Hamid Karzai's

    Monday, February 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 631
  2. Monthly Action Points (MAP) on Women, Peace and Security: February 2010

    The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the February 2010 version of our Monthly Action Point

    Monday, February 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 168
  3. Affirmative Action: A Kick-Start with Limitations

    An increasing number of countries emerging from armed conflict have introduced mechanisms for affirmative action to g

    Monday, February 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 245
  4. International Women's Day 2010 Equal Rights, Equal Opportunities: Progress for All

    This year marks the 15th anniversary of the adoption of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, the outcome

    Monday, February 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 181
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  6. DRC: Orphaned, Raped and Ignored

    Sometimes I wish eastern Congo could suffer an earthquake or a tsunami, so that it might finally get the attention it

    Sunday, January 31, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 616
  7. Implementation of UNSCR 1325 WPS in the Context of Finnish Development Policy: With Case Studies from Kenya, Nepal and North-East India

    In 2000 the UN Security Council adopted Resolution(UNSCR) 1325 on “Women, Peace and Security”.

    Sunday, January 31, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 064
  8. Implementation of UNSCR 1325 WPS in the Context of Finnish Development Policy: With Case Studies from Kenya, Nepal and North-East India

    In 2000 the UN Security Council adopted Resolution(UNSCR) 1325 on “Women, Peace and Security”.

    Sunday, January 31, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 067
  9. INDONESIA: 154 Bylaws Haunt Women, 15 More to Come

    The government's tardy response to a recommendation to revoke 154 discriminative bylaws against women have paved the

    Saturday, January 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 557
  10. NEPAL: The Political Role of Nepalese Women

    Young Nepalese women from the Newar ethnic community participate in a parade held to mark the declaration of the Newa

    Friday, January 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 534
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  12. AFGHANISTAN: Clinton Speaks on Women and Girls at Afghan Conference

    Secretary of State Hillary Clinton spoke briefly yesterday about the need for Afghan women and girls to be involved i

    Friday, January 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 633
  13. SUDAN: Vulnerable Girls Risk Sexual Exploitation On Juba's Streets

    In a large market in Juba, the regional capital of Southern Sudan, young women spend long afternoons lounging on beds

    Thursday, January 28, 2010
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  15. INDIA: Jammu and Kashmir Likely to Get First Women High Court Judge

    With the Jammu and Kashmir High Court more or less set to have more judges to deal with pending cases, history is lik

    Thursday, January 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 535
  16. OCCUPIED PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES: A Palestinian Woman Enters Politics

    In May 2005 I was elected to be the first woman to join the Sinjel Municipality in the Ramallah district.

    Thursday, January 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 634
  17. AFGHANISTAN: Interview: The Female Afghan Delegate

    Selay Ghaffar is part of the unofficial Afghan delegation, the official version of which is entirely male dominated.

    Thursday, January 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 635
  18. Remarks at the International Conference on Afghanistan

    SECRETARY CLINTON: Well, good afternoon, everyone.

    Thursday, January 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 636
  19. KENYA: Documenting Sexual Violence

    The testimonies of women who survived sexual violence during post-election conflict in 2008 should be heard, say a

    Thursday, January 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 776
  20. BOLIVIA: Unprecedented Gender Parity in Cabinet

    Evo Morales began his second term as president of Bolivia by swearing in a cabinet made up of an equal number of w

    Wednesday, January 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 480
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  22. AFGHANISTAN: Peace Is Impossible When Half the Population Is Excluded from Negotiations, Say Afghanistan's Women Activists

    In the lead-up to the 28 January London Conference on Afghanistan hosted by the UK Government, Afghan women human rig

    Wednesday, January 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 638
  23. INTERNATIONAL: CEDAW: designed to be used

    CEDAW is not just a wish list from which politicians in the UK can ‘pick-n-mix' when drawing up their shopping

    Wednesday, January 27, 2010
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  26. INTERNATIONAL: Wanted: More Women to Keep the Peace

    The United Nations'goal of recruiting more women peacekeepers over the last 10 years has borne encouraging results, p

    Wednesday, January 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 119
  27. The Role of Women in Peacebuilding: Proposals for the Implementation of 1325 Resolution

    In the year 2000 the United Nations Security Council approved Resolution 1325 on women, peace and security.

    Wednesday, January 27, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 789
  28. Violence and Democracy in Bolivia

    Bolivia's new Constitution which came into effect a year ago, recognizes upfront that women's rights are human rights

    Tuesday, January 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 492
  29. PAKISTAN: An Effective Weapon in the War on Terror: Women

    In Peshawar, Pakistan, the sermons of radical imams are carried on loudspeakers atop the minarets of mosques, and the

    Monday, January 25, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 538
  30. PAKISTAN: Q&A: With More Political Space, Women Can Do More as Peacemakers'

    As a political activist and president of the women's wing of the Awami National Party (ANP), Zahira Khattak has been

    Monday, January 25, 2010
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  32. Afghanistan: World Chapter Report

    Monday, January 25, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 770
  33. Lebanon - Country Summary

    2009 was a year of lost opportunities for Lebanon.

    Monday, January 25, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 778
  34. YEMEN: Empower Women to Counter Extremism, Say Activists

    Although women are the most vulnerable to extremists in Yemen, their voices are the least likely to be heard and thei

    Sunday, January 24, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 640
  35. THE PHILIPPINES: Women of Faith, Light of Peace

    Today, at the Waterfront Hotel in Davao City, 150 women from Muslim communities all over the Philippines are gathered

    Sunday, January 24, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 445
  36. PAKISTAN: Empowering women

    Finally the National Assembly passed the Protection Against Harassment at Workplace Bill, 2009 after the Criminal Law

    Saturday, January 23, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 542
  37. SAUDI ARABIA: Need for Gender Equality

    Equality for women in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is still one of the most difficult and complex issues to be discuss

    Saturday, January 23, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 641
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  39. Strengthening Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Responses to Violence Against Women (2010/15)

    Reaffirming the Declaration on the Elimination of Violence against Women and the Beijing Declaration and Platform for

    Saturday, January 23, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 157
  40. UNIFEM Mourns the Deaths of Women's Rights Activists in Haiti

    It is with tremendous sadness that UNIFEM learned about the deaths of several women leaders from governmental and civ

    Thursday, January 21, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 486
  41. PERU: Victims of Military Rapists Wait for Justice 25 Years On

    "I want justice.

    Wednesday, January 20, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 496
  42. BOLIVIA: More Women in Parliament, With Their Own Agenda

    An unprecedented 28 percent of seats in Bolivia's new parliament will soon be occupied by women.

    Wednesday, January 20, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 498
  43. SOLOMON ISLANDS: Solomon Islands Women Form Political Party

    A new political party that will represent the views of Solomon Islands' women is in the making.

    Wednesday, January 20, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 742
  44. Strengthening the Institutional Arrangements for Support of Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (2010/7)

    Recalling its resolution 1998 (LX) of 12 May 1976 establishing the International Research and Training Institute for

    Wednesday, January 20, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 158
  45. Situation of and Assistance to Palestinian Women (2010/6)

    Having considered with appreciation the report of the Secretary-General,

    Wednesday, January 20, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 159
  46. Handbook on Effective Police Responses to Violence Against Women

    Violence against women is a violation of dignity, safety and human rights.

    Wednesday, January 20, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 163
  47. COTE D'IVOIREe: Women's group supports election schedule

    A women's umbrella group, the Federation of Feminine Associations and NGOs for the Elections in Cote-Ivoire (FFAOECI)

    Tuesday, January 19, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 570
  48. UGANDA: 33 Women Arrested at the Electoral Commission

    The police yesterday arrested 33 women of the Inter Party Cooperation (IPC) as it foiled a planned demonstration at t

    Monday, January 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 568
  49. Gendering the Security Sector: Protecting Civilians Against Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo

    International responses to the conflicts in the eastern Democratic Republicof Congo (DRC) bordering Rwanda, Burundi a

    Monday, January 18, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 811
  50. NEPAL: Ex-Maoist Guerrillas Released in Nepal

    Scores of former Maoist combatants, including women, were released from UN supervised camps today in Nepal's Chitwan

    Sunday, January 17, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 544

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