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  1. 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
  2. AFRICA: Reporting Rights, Protecting Rights

    The Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa was adopted in 2003

    Tuesday, November 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 674
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. South Chad Refugee Camps Population Age and Gender Breakdown

    Tuesday, November 30, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 319
  6. 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
  7. UGANDA: Should Abortion be a Woman's Right?

    THE high number of maternal deaths is disturbing enough, but denying women reproductive health services worries them

    Monday, November 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 702
  8. ZIMBABWE: Gender Equality a Right

    Deputy Prime Minister Thokozani Khupe has told women in South Africa that equality between men and women was a human

    Sunday, November 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 643
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
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  13. AFRICA: Looking back, Looking Forward, Five years of the Protocol on the Rights of Women in Africa

    It is five years since the African Union (AU) Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights on the Rig

    Thursday, November 25, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 673
  14. SUDAN: Sudanese Women Struggle to Ratify Maputo Protocol

    Forty-six African governments have signed the Maputo Protocol, properly known as the Protocol to the African Charter

    Thursday, November 25, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 675
  15. ETHIOPIA: Why Ethiopia Should Ratify the Maputo Protocol?

    The Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa, better known as th

    Thursday, November 25, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 697
  16. 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
  17. UGANDA: Women Making Big Strides in Business

    Along the dusty Masajja Road is Rukia Nakimuli's makeshift kiosk.

    Thursday, November 25, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 701
  18. List of Materials and Resources for Women Human Rights Defenders

    This compilation of resources for women human rights defenders at risk is the result of a research endeavor launched

    Thursday, November 25, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 073
  19. 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
  20. SUDAN: Sudanese Women Struggle to Ratify Maputo Protocol

    Forty-six African governments have signed the Maputo Protocol, properly known as the Protocol to the African Charter

    Wednesday, November 24, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 696
  21. UGANDA: CEDAW: Uganda Denies Human Rights Violations Faced by LGBT and Disabled Women

    Uganda appeared before the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (the Committee) on 13 October

    Wednesday, November 24, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 013
  22. ZIMBABWE: Maternal Mortality on the Increase

    NEGLIGENCE on the part of nursing staff and lack of adequate resources in hospitals has resulted in an increase in th

    Tuesday, November 23, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 638
  23. 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
  24. AFGHANISTAN: Female Power – the Role of Afghan Women in Counterinsurgency

    The Taliban movement is harassing, threatening and killing local women who are working as professionals for the Afgha

    Monday, November 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 616
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  26. UGANDA: Local Women Showcase Business Acumen

    Kampala — More Ugandan women have come up top take the lead in various fields among others entrepreneurship.

    Monday, November 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 623
  27. ANGOLA: Minister Highlights Importance of Gender Equality

    The Angolan Women Promotion and Family minister, Genoveva Lino, Monday, here, highlighted the importance of gender eq

    Monday, November 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 631
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. INTERNATIONAL: Security Council Focuses on Efforts to Spare Civilians from Effects of War

    The Security Council today once again called on parties to conflict to take steps to protect civilians affected by ho

    Monday, November 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 639
  32. INTERNATIONAL: Women, Girls And HIV/AIDS: A Time For Action

    Informed by the research data that have emanated from the many studies, commissions and high-level debates, the Unite

    Sunday, November 21, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 629
  33. CAMBODIA: Cambodia Women Look to Malaysia for Work

    Cambodian women are increasingly finding work as domestic labour in Malaysia.

    Sunday, November 21, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 630
  34. ERITREA: Molqi Sub-Zone - NUEW Striving to Improve Women's Living Standard

    Molqi — The NUEW branch in Molqi sub-zone is striving to improve women's economic wellbeing and address social

    Saturday, November 20, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 617
  35. CHECHNYA: Enforcement of Islamic Dress Code for Women in Chechnya

    In the past few years the situation of women's rights in Chechnya has deteriorated significantly, requiring immediate

    Friday, November 19, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 618
  36. UGANDA: Not Just a Bride

    Taking paid employment on top of domestic work and farming isn't easy for many Ugandan females, but times are changin

    Friday, November 19, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 621
  37. ZIMBABWE: Graça Machel Says Women, Children Need Focus in New Zimbabwe Constitution

    UNICEF Children's Advocate Graça Machel says it is important for Zimbabwe to put children's and women's rights

    Friday, November 19, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 627
  38. 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
  39. AFGHANISTAN: Sima Samar Calls Attention to Afghan Women in Crossfire

    Nine years after the overthrow of the Taliban, the women of Afghanistan continue to fight for basic human rights.

    Thursday, November 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 610
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. SOUTHERN AFRICA: Mobile Clinics in Southern Africa Region to Fight HIV-AIDS

    Southern African region which carries the highest burden of the deadly HIV-AIDS in the world is planning to launch a

    Thursday, November 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 614
  43. ISRAEL: Control by Femicide

    IN ISRAEL, MURDER OF WOMEN IN WHAT ARE REFERRED to as “killings to protect the family's honor” account fo

    Wednesday, November 17, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 592
  44. PHILIPPINES: Rights Group Backs Filipino Sex Slaves' Redress Bid

    An international human rights group expressed support Tuesday for Filipino women demanding an official apology from T

    Wednesday, November 17, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 600
  45. INDONESIA: Thousands of Pregnant Women Displaced by the Indonesian Volcano Receive UN Help

    Following the recent eruption of Indonesia's Mount Merapi on October 26, the United Nations Population Fund (UNPFA) h

    Wednesday, November 17, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 628
  46. Palestine: Securing Women's Housing Rights

    Since the 1967 occupation of the West Bank and Gaza Strip, Israel has demolished close to 25,000 Palestinian homes in

    Tuesday, November 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 747
  47. OCCUPIED PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES: Report: Palestinian Women's Rights Still Ways Off

    Last week, Euromed's Gender Equality Program (EGEP) published a report on gender equality and women's rights in Pales

    Monday, November 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 553
  48. UGANDA: Uganda Government Told to Review Resettlement Process

    Uganda's Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Ms Rebecca Kadaga has called for a review of the resettlement process in north

    Monday, November 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 558
  49. AFGHANISTAN: Canada may Focus on Rights of Women in Afghanistan

    Championing the emancipation of Afghan women is emerging as a possible nonmilitary, post-combat role for Canada as po

    Sunday, November 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 593
  50. ERITREA: Nuew Gash Barka Brach Making Efforts to Elevate Women's Awareness

    The branch office of the National Union of Eritrean Women (NUEW) in Gash-Barka region is making efforts to elevate wo

    Saturday, November 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 568

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