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  1. INDONESIA: Domestic Violence Continues Amid Calls for its Elimination

    Amid incessant campaigns to end violence against women, the abuse of women continues right in front of our eyes.

    Tuesday, November 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 662
  2. AFRICA: African Woman: Raped from Cairo to Cape

    All the way from North to Southern Africa rapists prowl the continent's fields for their next victims.

    Tuesday, November 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 663
  3. KURDISTAN: Pioneering Research into Honour-based Violence Launched in Erbil

    A pioneering research project and report commissioned by the Kurdistan Regional Government on honour-based violence w

    Tuesday, November 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 680
  4. INTERNATIONAL: Thanking Those Who Struggle to Eliminate Violence Against Women

    As well as being Thanksgiving Day in the U.S., November 25 is also the International Day for the Elimination of Viole

    Tuesday, November 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 704
  5. INDONESIA: Concerns Raised Over Sexual Violence in Spread of AIDS in Indonesia

    As World AIDS Day is commemorated across the globe today, health officials in Indonesia are warning of a worrying inc

    Tuesday, November 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 719
  6. ZIMBABWE: Gender-Based Violence: 'Zimbabwe Police Officers Forget Themselves'

    Tasha Ncube* has no kind words for the police.

    Tuesday, November 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 720
  7. NEPAL: Improve Condition of Conflict-Hit Women: Rights Groups

    Publishing a finding on sexual violence during the conflict period, Advocacy Forum and International Center for Trans

    Tuesday, November 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 721
  8. PACIFIC: Asia-Pacific Region UNited To End Violence Against Women And Girls

    The United Nations Secretary-General's campaign "UNiTE to End Violence Against Women" got off to a powerful

    Monday, November 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 641
  9. INTERNATIONAL: Engaging Men, Boys in Eliminating Violence Against Women

    Ending violence against women is not the work of a day or even a year.

    Monday, November 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 661
  10. CENTRAL ASIA: UN Sec Gen Ban Ki-Moon to Meet with Women from Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan

    Within the framework of a visit to Kazakhstan for participation in the OSCE Summit UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon w

    Monday, November 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 717
  11. Listen to their Voices and Act: Stop the Rape and Sexual Abuse of Girls in Nicaragua

    Rape and sexual abuse are widespread in Nicaragua, and the majority of victims are young.

    Monday, November 29, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 059
  12. IRAQ: No Country for Women

    The improved political representation of women in Iraq is in sharp contrast to their broader disempowerment, as highl

    Sunday, November 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 642
  13. PAKISTAN: Girls Vulnerable to Gender-based Violence in Pakistan

    The worst natural disaster in Pakistan's history has created new dangers for the girls and women who make up much of

    Saturday, November 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 657
  14. KURDISTAN: Kurdistan Takes Measures Against Gender-Based Violence

    As Kurdistan is fast progressing, becoming democratized and westernized, it faces serious difficulties with its conse

    Saturday, November 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 658
  15. INDONESIA: Indonesian Women Stand up to Sexual Violence

    Catholics have joined with other Indonesians to launch an anti-sexual violence campaign to counter the increasing num

    Friday, November 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 652
  16. BURMA: Women; Children Suffered During Election: WLB

    Women and children suffered terribly during the 2010 general election given the gun battles in border areas, accordin

    Friday, November 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 654
  17. SOUTH AFRICA: 1 in 3 South African Men Admit to Rape

    A new survey says more than one in three South African men admit to having committed rape.

    Friday, November 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 659
  18. RWANDA: Minister Rallies Community Support in Fighting GBV

    The Minister of Gender and Family Promotion, Dr Jeanne d'Arc Mujawamariya, on Thursday, launched "16 days of act

    Friday, November 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 668
  19. BOSNIA&HERZEGOVINA: UN official - Bosnia War Rapes Must Be Prosecuted

    SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina -- A U.N.

    Friday, November 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 698
  20. AFRICA: Violence Against Women - Breaking the Silence for Justice And Development

    The International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, November 25th, is a powerful reminder that in ev

    Thursday, November 25, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 648
  21. SOUTH AFRICA: Study Shows War on Women Begins at Home

    Almost 80% of the men in Gauteng admit to perpetrating some form of violence against women.

    Thursday, November 25, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 650
  22. SOUTHERN AFRICA: Peace-Building, Protocols and Policy - Women and Conflict in the Region

    This year's 16 Days of Activism campaign focuses on women and conflict, a timely theme considering we are also review

    Thursday, November 25, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 651
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  24. INTERNATIONAL: Impunity on Sexual Violence Must be Ended: UN Official

    Sexual violence against women is an internationally-recognized crime and the international community must make joint

    Thursday, November 25, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 655
  25. RWANDA: GBV Cases On the Decline

    Joint efforts by the Ministry of Gender and Family Promotion, the National Police and the Rwanda Defence Force (RDF)

    Thursday, November 25, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 665
  26. SOUTHERN AFRICA: Peace-Building, Protocols and Policy - Women and Conflict in the Region

    This year's 16 Days of Activism campaign focuses on women and conflict, a timely theme considering we are also review

    Thursday, November 25, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 666
  27. UGANDA: ICT Boom for Economy, A Bust for Some Women

    KAMPALA, Nov 25, 2010 (IPS) - The rapid growth of the ICT market in Uganda has been greeted with optimism over its po

    Thursday, November 25, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 699
  28. UGANDA: Farm Schools in Uganda Engage Women and Men in Gender-Based Violence Prevention

    Following two decades of conflict, violence against women remains a challenge to recovery in Uganda.

    Thursday, November 25, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 793
  29. Violence Against Women in Iraq Factsheet

    Violence against women and girls is a violation of human rights, causing physical, sexual and psychological suffering

    Thursday, November 25, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 063
  30. National Outrage: Violence Against Internally Displaced Women and Girls in Eastern Chad

    This report focuses on conflict-related violence against internally displaced women and girls in the department of Da

    Thursday, November 25, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 121
  31. ZIMBABWE: Let's Unite to End Domestic Violence

    As Zimbabwe joins the rest of the world in commemorating the 16-days of activism against gender violence which begin

    Wednesday, November 24, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 645
  32. SOUTH AFRICA: SA Women: Hard Time in Military

    SOUTH Africa has sophisticated gender machinery present in public life, and women's entry into previously male work s

    Wednesday, November 24, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 649
  33. DRC: WMA Calls for Inquiry into Congo Rapes

    The World Medical Association today added its support to worldwide calls for an immediate inquiry into allegations th

    Wednesday, November 24, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 669
  34. UGANDA: We Must Take Action to End Gender-Based Violence

    Violence against women touches Uganda just as it does every other nation.

    Wednesday, November 24, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 694
  35. SOUTHERN AFRICA: Peace-building, Protocols and Policy: Women and conflict in Southern Africa

    This year's 16 Days of Activism campaign focuses on women and conflict, a timely theme considering we are also review

    Wednesday, November 24, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 718
  36. Report of the Secretary-General on the implementation of Security Council resolutions 1820 (2008) and 1888 (2009)

    Wednesday, November 24, 2010
    Secretary General Reports11 610
  37. SOUTH AFRICA: Abused Women Need More Protection

    The criminal justice system (CJS) needs to do more to protect women and to deal with all social and political issues

    Tuesday, November 23, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 637
  38. SOUTHERN AFRICA: African Women Still Struggling for Equality

    Despite the political will shown by leaders on the African continent, women in Africa faced serious challenges with r

    Tuesday, November 23, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 644
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  40. DRC: No More Rape (opinion)

    I have been back in Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), for two weeks now meeting with leaders, activists, so

    Tuesday, November 23, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 664
  41. BOTSWANA: BNF Celebrates 16 Days of Activism

    The Botswana National Front (BNF) calls upon the nation to join hands in marking the beginning of the 16 Days Of Acti

    Monday, November 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 632
  42. AFRICA: USAID Gives U.S.$731,000 for Health in Eastern, Southern Africa

    The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has given a grant of $731,000 for strengthening and ad

    Monday, November 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 633
  43. KYRGYZSTAN: Bride Kidnapping Prevalent in Kyrgyzstan

    The custom of bride kidnapping, which began with rival clans stealing and forcing marriage on each others' women, has

    Monday, November 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 634
  44. PAKISTAN: Pakistani Police Involved in Rape, Rights Violations

    A large number of police officials across Pakistan have been booked for rape and human rights violations in the last

    Thursday, November 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 605
  45. NIGERIA: 100 Women And the Beijing Train

    In 1996, the British Council sponsored a resource person Ms.

    Thursday, November 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 607
  46. INDONESIA: UN Provides Aids to Women Displaced by Volcanic Eruption in Indonesia

    The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has provided critical medical and other assistance to tens of thousands of

    Thursday, November 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 611
  47. INTERNATIONAL: The 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence Campaign

    With women the world over facing the fear of falling victim to violent crime on a daily basis, the 16 days of Activis

    Thursday, November 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 612
  48. SOUTH AFRICA: We Have a Major Problem in South Africa

    The murder of a British honeymooner in a township near Cape Town made the headlines – but what about the women

    Thursday, November 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 613
  49. ALGERIA: UN Gender Official Visits Algeria

    UN Special Rapporteur on gender-based violence, Rashida Manjoo, is visiting Algeria through Saturday (November 20th)

    Thursday, November 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 615
  50. LIBERIA: Women Use Careers to 'Fight Back' After Conflict, Attacks

    Women in conflict zones are often singled out for violent attack.

    Thursday, November 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 883

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