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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. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  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. 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
  22. 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
  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. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. ANGOLA: UN Slams Rapes in Angola Expulsions

    A special UN representative on Saturday condemned alleged rapes of women deported from Angola to the Democratic Repub

    Monday, November 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 556
  29. MOZAMBIQUE: Guebuza Condemns Violence Against Women

    Maputo — Mozambican President Armando Guebuza on Thursday condemned "abominable" acts of violence aga

    Thursday, November 4, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 506
  30. SIERRA LEONE: Traditional, Religious Leaders Discuss Gender and Maternal Health Issues

    Over 40 paramount chiefs, traditional and religious leaders (imams and pastors) from Bo and Bombali districts on Wedn

    Saturday, October 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 488
  31. AFRICA: Study Highlights Need for Better Post-Rape Care in Conflict

    Recent research into the effect of mass rape on HIV in conflict situations has highlighted the need for better post-r

    Tuesday, October 19, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 412
  32. AFRICA: African Women Church Leaders from Eastern and Southern Africa Meet to Tackle Gender-Based Violence and HIV/AIDS

    From 5th to 7th October 2010, over seventy (70) African Women Church Leaders from 12 Countries of Angola, Botswana, E

    Friday, October 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 373
  33. UGANDA: Food Security Response to HIV and Gender-base Violence in Northern Uganda

    The fertile northern region of Uganda was known for many years as one of the granaries of the country, consistently p

    Wednesday, October 6, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 298
  34. 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
  35. MALAWI: Gender-Based Violence Wrecks Malawi Refugee Camp

    At the age of 13, Chantal Kifungo* is mother to a ten-month-old baby girl. It wasn't her choice.

    Wednesday, September 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 186
  36. SOUTHERN AFRICA: Women Traders Confronting Sexual Harassment at Borders

    Harassment and sexual exploitation by border officials seeking bribes constitute the biggest obstacles for female inf

    Wednesday, September 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 211
  37. UGANDA: Better Stoves Curb Risks for Rural Women

    MOROTO — Two surveys of WFP beneficiaries paint a shocking picture of the hardship and sexual violence faced by

    Monday, September 20, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 194
  38. UGANDA: Report Criticizes Endless Suffering of PWD in North

    The global rights body, Human Rights Watch (HRW) together with local rights activists have expressed grave concern ov

    Thursday, September 2, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 047
  39. SOMALIA: Mass exodus in Somalia ongoing due to continued violence

    The capital of Mogadishu, Somalia has been the scene of ongoing clashes between Government troops and Islamist Milita

    Wednesday, September 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 085
  40. UGANDA: For Women with Disabilities, Barriers and Abuse

    Women with disabilities in northern Uganda experience ongoing discrimination and sexual and gender-based violence, Hu

    Thursday, August 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 943
  41. COTE D'IVOIRE/NIGERIA: Combat Trafficking for Prostitution

    Authorities in Côte d'Ivoire and Nigeria should investigate and close down networks that traffic Nigerian women

    Thursday, August 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 945
  42. 'As If We Weren't Human' - Discrimination and Violence against Women with Disabilities in Northern Uganda

    After 20 years of displacement and war, the people of northern Uganda are leaving camps set up for internally displac

    Thursday, August 26, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 783
  43. SOUTH AFRICA: Women Call for 'Meaningful Change'

    EDUCATION was recognised as a key element of female emancipation at the inaugural Women's Legacy Dialogue, an event t

    Tuesday, August 17, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 789
  44. SOUTH AFRICA: Rape Contributes to HIV/AIDS Spread Among SADC Women and Girls

    The revelation by SADC Gender Programme's head Ms.

    Friday, August 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 822
  45. NAMIBIA: First Lady Calls for Stricter Laws to Deter Criminals

    Namibia's First Lady Penehupifo Pohamba has called for the enactment of stricter laws to deter criminals from harming

    Friday, August 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 841
  46. AFRICA: Women's Rights - Mobilisation and Implementation

    'Deaths caused by pregnancy in Africa are more than all the deaths from AIDS, TB and malaria combined,' says Marie-Cl

    Thursday, August 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 821
  47. SOUTH AFRICA: ANC Calls on Parliament to Fast Track Gender Equality Bill

    In commemorating August 9 - National Women's Day - the African National Congress (ANC) pays tribute to countless sung

    Monday, August 9, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 794
  48. SOMALIA: Civilians Continue to Bear Brunt of Warfare in Mogadishu

    A very high proportion of civilians, among them large numbers of women and young children, are bearing the brunt of o

    Tuesday, August 3, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 732
  49. DRC: WFP Will Help Displaced Restart Lives

    After 18 months in camps, many of the families displaced by conflict in Eastern Congo are keen to go home and restart

    Tuesday, July 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 668
  50. SOMALIA: Kenya Security Forces Harassing Somali Refugees

    Kenyan forces at the Somali border and in nearby refugee camps are abusing asylum seekers and refugees fleeing war-to

    Monday, July 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 646

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