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  1. IRAQ: Iraq's 'Al-Qaeda Widows' Seek Help, Rehabilitation

    Scores of Iraqi women forced into marriages with Al-Qaeda fighters following the U.S.-led invasion in 2003 are seekin

    Friday, October 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 244
  2. AFRICA: Mass Rape in Africa Ups HIV Spread

    The widespread rape of women and girls in the Democratic Republic of Congo and other conflict-torn African nations co

    Friday, October 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 245
  3. ZIMBABWE: Women Denied Leadership Roles

    Margaret Murambiwa (not her real name) of Chavanga village in Mutasa South, situated along the Mozambican border stri

    Friday, October 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 257
  4. INTERNATIONAL: UN Boosts Number of Women in Peacekeeping Operations

    The UN Police Adviser, Ann-Marie Orler, said that the organization's initiative to boost the number of female police

    Friday, October 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 263
  5. RWANDA: Govt to Host UN Conference On GBV

    United Nations has selected Rwanda as host to the International Conference on the Role of Security Forces in Ending G

    Friday, October 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 270
  6. CYPRUS: Sad Lack of Women in the Media, Study Shows

    WOMEN in the Cypriot media are “severely underrepresented” and “nearly invisible”, according

    Friday, October 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 347
  7. Cross-Cutting Report No. 2: Women, Peace and Security

    There is now very wide acceptance of the fact that modern armed conflict has a disproportionate impact on women and g

    Friday, October 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 987
  8. Canada's Action Plan for the Implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolutions on Women, Peace and Security

    This Action Plan is intended to guide the Government of Canada in the implementation of a group of United Nations Sec

    Friday, October 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 988
  9. Monthly Action Points (MAP) on Women, Peace and Security, NGOWG, October 2010

    For October, in which Uganda has the Security Council Presidency, the MAP provides recommendations on country situati

    Friday, October 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 990
  10. Justice Denied: The Experiences of 100 Torture-Surviving Women of Seeking Justice and Rehabilitation: Report Summary

    In a recent report which was co-written by the author for the UK-based Medical Foundation for the Care of Victims of

    Friday, October 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 991
  11. The Usefulness of Human Rights Framework in Addressing Gender Based Violence

    The Usefulness of Human Rights framework in addressing Gender Based Violence

    Friday, October 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 004
  12. Food Security in Protracted Crisis: Issues&Challenges: Gender Issues in Protracted Crises

    The food security status of men and women is affected very differently in both acute and protracted crisis situations

    Friday, October 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 005
  13. Report on drafting process of UNSCR 1325 Serbia

    This report is submitted by Women in Black, Serbia in order to draw attention to the absence of the implementation on

    Friday, October 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 007
  14. Women Count for Peace: The 2010 Open Days on Women, Peace and Security

    At the heart of landmark UN Security Council resolution 1325 on women, peace and security (2000) are commitments to e

    Friday, October 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 020
  15. Price of Peace: Financing Gender Equality in Post-Conflict Reconstruction

    Crisis increases women's and men's economic and social burdens.

    Friday, October 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 035
  16. Costing and Financing on Gender, Equality and Peace: The Missing Link in the Women, Peace and Security agenda

    Ten years after the adoption of the groundbreaking UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security,

    Friday, October 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 049
  17. Listen to Women for a Change: 15 Years after the Beijing Conference on Women – 15 Years after the Peacetrain: Balances and Outlooks

    Barbara Lochbihler
    A Forward-Looking Retrospective

    Friday, October 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 155
  18. HIV/AIDS, Security and Conflict: Making the Connections

    The interconnections between conflict and HIV/AIDS are more complex and less obvious than is often thought.

    Friday, October 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 167
  19. Participating in ICESCR and CEDAW Reporting Processes: Guidelines for Writing on Women's Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in Shadow/Alternative Reports

    This guide has been jointly prepared by IWRAW Asia Pacific and ESCR‐Net , based on IWRAW Asia Pacific's guideli

    Friday, October 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 373
  20. DRC: DR Congo Sexual Violence Victims Speak to UN

    Victims of sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo have begun telling a high-level UN panel about their e

    Thursday, September 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 143
  21. WEST AFRICA: Cote d'Ivoire / UNOCI's Deputy Chief Attends Meeting of Heads of Peacekeeping Missions in West Africa

    The Principal Deputy Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Côte d'Ivoire, Abou Mou

    Thursday, September 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 144
  22. INTERNATIONAL: Mass Rape and HIV in Conflict-Affected Countries: Despite Relatively Low Incidence, Researchers Stress Urgency of Interventions for Thousands of Women in Need

    Mass rape during armed conflict may account for several thousand new cases of HIV per year in sub-Saharan Africa, acc

    Thursday, September 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 234
  23. INDONESIA: Women's Roles Vital in Peacemaking Efforts

    Delegates from Asian countries gathered in Jakarta on Wednesday to discuss how best to implement UN Security Council

    Thursday, September 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 238
  24. AFRICA: Buea - Delegate Launches Year of Peace and Security in Africa

    The planting of a Peace Tree, a sketch, talks on peace education, and other activities crowned the event chaired by N

    Thursday, September 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 246
  25. ASIA: Extraordinary Gathering of Women Leaders From Across Asia

    It is a special pleasure for me to be here today with all of you.

    Thursday, September 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 251
  26. SRI LANKA: Seeks Help for 90,000 War Widows

    Sri Lanka is seeking foreign help to care for nearly 90,000 women who have been widowed due to the island's Tamil sep

    Thursday, September 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 262
  27. INTERNATIONAL: Women's Roles Vital in Peacemaking Efforts

    Delegates from Asian countries gathered in Jakarta on Wednesday to discuss how best to implement UN Security Council

    Thursday, September 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 276
  28. USA: Female Vets Returning From Iraq, Afghanistan Will Get Supportive Housing

    The Regional Economic Community Action Program will receive $575,000 from the federal government to support the redev

    Thursday, September 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 279
  29. SUDAN: West Darfur Establishes State Committee on UNSCR 1325

    El Geneina, 30 September 2010 – More than 50 representatives gathered yesterday in El Geneina, West Darfur, to

    Thursday, September 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 281
  30. SOMALIA: Spotlight on Maternal Health Risks in Rural Areas

    GALKAYO, 30 September 2010 (IRIN) - Poor education among women and lack of access to health facilities in many rural

    Thursday, September 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 301
  31. AFRICA/UGANDA: Customary Law Bars Women's Access to Land

    NAIROBI and KAMPALA, Sep 30 (IPS) - Regina Namukasa has been twice dispossessed – first when her husband died a

    Thursday, September 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 355
  32. Communique on the African Women's Decade (2010-2012)

    WE the 47 leaders representing women's human rights organisations, national women's machineries and

    Thursday, September 30, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 932
  33. DR Congo: Managing the Transition

    Discussions about the future of peacekeeping in the DR Congo and the modalities of withdrawal are happening while the

    Thursday, September 30, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 964
  34. Preventative Diplomacy in the Eastern Africa Region

    The significance of "prevention is better than cure" fits well in preventing violent conflicts in the Easte

    Thursday, September 30, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 002
  35. INTERNATIONAL: Efforts to Increase Number of Female Police Bearing Fruit, says Top UN Cop

    The United Nations initiative to boost the number of female police officers deployed in peacekeeping missions around

    Wednesday, September 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 142
  36. SRI LANKA: Former Female Fighters Strive For a Better Life

    Lalitha* was 23, from Petiva Pullumalai, deep in Sri Lanka's eastern interior, when the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Ee

    Wednesday, September 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 233
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  38. SOLOMON ISLANDS: Solomons Peace Process can Re-Traumatise Conflict Victims

    An expert in post-conflict peace building who is studying the Solomon Islands peace and reconciliation process says t

    Wednesday, September 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 248
  39. DRC: U.N. Probes Gang Rapes in Congo

    The Congolese government must seek justice against rebel force that allegedly carried out mass gang rapes last month,

    Wednesday, September 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 269
  40. AFGHANISTAN: Women's Fragile Gains Face Threat

    Afghanistan's parliamentary election was accompanied by claims of rampant fraud, but that wasn't its only failing.

    Wednesday, September 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 280
  41. SOMALIA: 10 Expectant Women Die

    At least 10 women have died in the district of Afgooye in the region of the Lower Shabelle of Somalia due to labour c

    Wednesday, September 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 290
  42. SOMALIA: Despite Challenges, UNICEF Partners in Mogadishu Strive to Reach Women and Children

    MOGADISHU, Somalia, 29 September 2010 – It is hard to think of a place where children are more at risk than Som

    Wednesday, September 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 292
  43. BRAZIL: A Woman Rises in Brazil

    Latin America is no stranger to female leaders, but not many can match the radical political trajectory of Dilma Rous

    Tuesday, September 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 225
  44. DRC: Rape Victims Seek Help in Exile

    A United Nations report about to be released on human rights abuses in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in 1993

    Tuesday, September 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 231
  45. USA: US Activist Defends Immigrant Women Against Gender-Based Violence

    Layli Miller-Muro wasn't even out of law school before she helped litigate a case that revolutionized asylum law in t

    Tuesday, September 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 232
  46. ISRAEL: Nobel Peace Laureate Denied Entry to Israel

    Nobel Peace Laureate Mairead Maguire was denied entry to Israel on Tuesday morning and detained at the country's Ben

    Tuesday, September 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 239
  47. INTERNATIONAL: Feminism is Failing in the War Against Women

    In a chilling ABC radio interview last week, a young Palestinian man calmly described how he repeatedly smashed his s

    Tuesday, September 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 241
  48. DRC: UN Expert on Rapes Arrives in DR Congo

    A UN expert on sexual violence in war zones arrived in Kinshasa on the first leg of a week-long trip to the Democrati

    Tuesday, September 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 275
  49. SUDAN: Empowered in Khartoum: Darfurian

    I wait for her on Wednesdays.

    Tuesday, September 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 295
  50. EUROPE/CYPRUS: Press release: MIGS - End Sexual Violence Now

    "On the occasion of the announcement of the five-year European Strategy for Gender Equality, EU Justice Commissi

    Tuesday, September 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 351

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