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  1. EGYPT: Women's Rights in Egypt Deteriorate in 2010, Says Report

    The issue of women's rights was used as a political tool by the government and other entities in 2010, according to a

    Tuesday, December 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 931
  2. KYRGYZSTAN: Bride Kidnapping in Kyrgyzstan: A Fateful Tradition

    In Kyrgyzstan, bride kidnapping is considered an old tradition.

    Friday, December 24, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 895
  3. TURKMENISTAN: Equality Laws Fail to Ensure Turkmen Women's Rights

    In late December, Turkmenistan is due to submit a regular report to the United Nations on how it is meeting its oblig

    Friday, December 24, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 908
  4. PHILIPPINES: No End in Sight to Violence, Poverty and Deprivation Afflicting Filipino Women

    It has been said that the conditions of women and children reflect the state of affairs of that country.

    Thursday, December 23, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 876
  5. ISRAEL/OCCUPIED PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES: Palestinian Women Suffer Harsh Violations in Israeli Jails

    Riyadh al-Ashqar, spokesman of the P.A.

    Sunday, December 19, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 944
  6. DRC: French envoy says DR Congo rights situation a 'shipwreck'

    A French envoy on Saturday described the human rights situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo as a "shipwr

    Saturday, December 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 937
  7. SUDAN: Human Rights Body Calls for End to Flogging, Arrests in Sudan

    Nairobi/Khartoum - A human rights watchdog has called on Sudan to end the practice of lashing and refrain from arrest

    Thursday, December 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 829
  8. BURMA: The Women of Burma: Courageous Under Horrific Fire and Abuse

    The Karen are one of the largest ethnic groups in Burma, with a population estimated to be around 7 million.

    Thursday, December 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 854
  9. INTERNATIONAL: UN Votes to Name Alleged Rapists in War

    The U.N.

    Thursday, December 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 855
  10. SUDAN: Video of Sudanese Woman Being Flogged Prompts Protest

    Khartoum, Sudan -- A YouTube video of Sudanese police officers laughing as they publicly flogged a pleading, fleeing

    Wednesday, December 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 823
  11. SOMALIA: Rape with Impunity - Plight of Somalia's Women Refugees

    The three Somali women sat huddled together in a corner of an empty, dusty room in a camp for displaced people in nor

    Wednesday, December 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 827
  12. SOMALIA: Somali Women Refugees Need Greater Protection from Rape and Sexual Assault

    Reporting for BBC News, Zeinab Bedawi gets rare access

    Tuesday, December 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 796
  13. SUDAN: Khartoum Continues to Declare War against the Women of Sudan

    The whole world was shocked after a video was leaked on you tube last week showing a Sudanese woman being lashed at A

    Tuesday, December 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 828
  14. FIJI: New Data on Violence

    A JOINT study by Fiji School of Medicine and the World Health Organisation revealed that majority of women who are vi

    Tuesday, December 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 844
  15. Gender Inequality and Social Institutions in the D.R. Congo

    The analysis of the current context in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) makes obvious the existing persistence

    Tuesday, December 14, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 092
  16. KAZAKHSTAN: Kazakhstan Pushes Gender up on the Agenda

    Unnoticed by many, Kazakhstan now ranks ahead of some of its EU partners according to the World Economic Forum's Glob

    Monday, December 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 785
  17. INTERNATIONAL: Women Have Human Rights, Too

    The International Criminal Court, the first permanent tribunal set up to prosecute individuals for genocide, war crim

    Monday, December 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 841
  18. AFRICA: Keeping the Promise to Save African Women

    According to statistics, roughly 5.5 million unsafe abortions are performed annually in Africa and the deaths from th

    Sunday, December 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 830
  19. CHAD: Human Rights Problems Persist in Eastern Chad, UN Reports

    Despite Government efforts against human rights abuses in eastern Chad over the past two years, problems persist, inc

    Friday, December 10, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 779
  20. ZIMBABWE: Statement on Politically Motivated Rape in Zimbabwe

    The Research and Advocacy Unit (RAU) and the Zimbabwe Association of Doctors for Human Rights (ZADHR) recently conclu

    Friday, December 10, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 799
  21. ZIMBABWE: On Gender-Based Violence During Elections in Zimbabwe

    I remember when I was a small child and in middle of the night and early hours of the morning I heard a cry, a scream

    Friday, December 10, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 843
  22. DRC: 339 Rape Victims 'Rejected' Back Home in DRC

    Raped and deported from Angola along with thousands of many others, a group of 339 Congolese women remain without ass

    Wednesday, December 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 818
  23. ZIMBABWE: ZRP Women Network Lauded

    SENATOR for Beitbridge constituency, Cde Tambudzani Mohadi, has launched the Zimbabwe Republic Police chapter of the

    Tuesday, December 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 784
  24. ZIMBABWE: Taking the Conversation to the Other 349 Days

    So the 16 Days of Action against gender-based violence (GBV) comes around again.

    Tuesday, December 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 788
  25. SOUTH AFRICA: Violence, Exploitation Fail to Dissuade Female Migrants

    Since arriving in Cape Town five years ago, Erina Manyene (not her real name) has eked out a meagre living picking up

    Monday, December 6, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 762
  26. CAMBODIA: NGO Launches Women's Rights Campaign

    A local NGO has said it would distribute 5,000 books designed to increase awareness of laws and services related to r

    Monday, December 6, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 782
  27. HONDURAS: Women's Rights Under Seige After Military Coup

    4 women have been killed in protests/for participating in the resistance: Wendy Avila and Olga Osiris Ucles were both

    Friday, December 3, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 732
  28. ZIMBABWE: Gender Violence Under Spotlight

    THIRTY-TWO year-old Chipo Banda (not her real name) has lost count of the number of times she has had to lie to expla

    Friday, December 3, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 759
  29. MALAWI: Get Legislation Into the Hands of Those Who Need It

    The gendered status of the HIV and AIDS pandemic is obvious when we look at countless statistics showing that more wo

    Thursday, December 2, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 726
  30. AFGHANISTAN: Veiled Rebellion

    Twenty-five years ago an Afghan girl with green eyes haunted the cover of National Geographic.

    Thursday, December 2, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 730
  31. JAPAN: Amnesty International Supports International Petition for Justice for "Comfort Women"

    Amnesty International takes the opportunity of International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women to joi

    Wednesday, December 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 707
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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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  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. 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
  46. 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
  47. 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
  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. 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
  50. 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

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