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  1. Gender-Based Violence in Southern Sudan: Justice for Women Long Overdue

    Southern Sudan has a history of gender-based violence (GBV) during times of conflict and instability.

    Saturday, January 1, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 225
  2. Across Conflict Lines: Women Mediating for Peace. 12th Annual Colloquium Findings

    This paper draws on discussions from The Institute for Inclusive Security's 12th Annual Colloquium “Across Conf

    Saturday, January 1, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 347
  3. UGANDA: Ugandan Women Don't Want Their Breasts Checked by Police

    Women in Uganda have protested against their breasts being checked for bombs at entry points to public places.

    Thursday, December 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 898
  4. ERITREA: More Pregnant Mothers Giving Birth At Health Station

    Pregnant mothers in Bel'ubui administrative area, Southern Red Sea region, are now able to regularly make medical che

    Tuesday, December 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 975
  5. UGANDA: Women Invade Active Politics

    THE year 2010 began with a political showdown on the side of women, especially those in the opposition.

    Monday, December 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 977
  6. SUDAN: Support Sudanese Women to Determine Their Own Future

    On January 9, a new country may be added to the world map as southern Sudanese vote on independence from their northe

    Wednesday, December 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 896
  7. KENYA: Women Still a Parliamentary Minority in Kenya

    While some countries like Liberia can boast that they have a female President, Kenya is still grappling with allowing

    Tuesday, December 21, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 943
  8. SUDAN: Human Rights Activist Detained for Organising Women's Rights Meeting

    The "No to Oppressing Women" Initiative, which focuses on the rights of Sudanese women, was preparing to ho

    Tuesday, December 21, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 981
  9. Eritrea: Women in Afabet Sub-Zone Leading Improved Lifestyle

    Afabet — Women in Afabet sub-zone are leading improved lifestyle thanks to the loan opportunity that encouraged

    Tuesday, December 21, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 009
  10. SUDAN: Sudan's Security Services Arrest Civil Society Activist after Flogging Protest

    December 18, 2010 (KHARTOUM) — Sudanese authorities arrested a rights activist for hosting a meeting to prepare

    Saturday, December 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 980
  11. ETHIOPIA: Refugee Women Launch Beauty Salon

    Addis Ababa, 3 December 2010 – With support from JRS, a group of refugee women have recently launched a beauty

    Friday, December 17, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 848
  12. AFGHANISTAN/SOMALIA/DRC: President's Corner - Violence Against Women, It's also a Men's Problem

    In many of the conflicts of the last decades – from Afghanistan to Somalia, from the Balkans to the Democratic

    Friday, December 17, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 938
  13. 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
  14. SUDAN: Women Are Punished With '600,000' Lashes a Year

    Khartoum, 16 Dec.

    Thursday, December 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 839
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. SUDAN: End Lashing, Reform Public Order Rules

    (Nairobi) - The arrest of more than 60 Sudanese women's rights activists on December 14, 2010, for peacefully protest

    Wednesday, December 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 847
  18. 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
  19. SUDAN: Sudan YouTube Flogging Video: Women Arrested at March

    About 30 Sudanese women have been arrested for holding a protest march over a video which allegedly shows a policeman

    Tuesday, December 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 804
  20. CAR/DRC/SUDAN: Ghosts of Christmas Past - Protecting Civilians from the LRA

    On Christmas Eve 2008 and over the following three weeks, 865 women, men and children were savagely beaten to death a

    Tuesday, December 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 812
  21. UGANDA: Women Denied Property Inheritance

    OVER 80% of women in northern Uganda are denied the right to own property.The remark was made by Gulu chief magistrat

    Tuesday, December 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 824
  22. 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
  23. SUDAN: Sudan Probes 'Whipping Video of Woman by Police'

    KHARTOUM — Sudan's judiciary is investigating the brutal whipping of a young woman, allegedly by uniformed poli

    Monday, December 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 800
  24. SOMALIA: A Colourful Culmination of the 16 Days Campaign

    Galkayo (RBC Radio):- THE curtain fell in style 10th December 2010 on the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Vi

    Monday, December 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 801
  25. SUDAN: Registering Women for Sudan's Referendum

    At the Dr.

    Monday, December 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 805
  26. SOMALIA: Pregnant Women Need More Care

    11/12/2010 - Maternal mortality rates in Somalia are much too high.

    Sunday, December 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 802
  27. SUDAN: Outcry Over Public Lashings of Women in Sudan

    Graphic footage on YouTube showing a Sudanese woman being lashed have led to shocked reactions among Sudanese expats

    Friday, December 10, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 775
  28. UGANDA: UNICEF Supports Uganda's Committment to Fight Violence against Women and Children

    MUNYONYO, Uganda, 10 December 2010 - "Today we are starting a three-day journey for creating a shared vision abo

    Friday, December 10, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 798
  29. SUDAN: Darfur No Region No Peace

    Sudan is the largest country in Africa, bordering nine countries, with population of 34 million, according to the las

    Friday, December 10, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 806
  30. ERITREA: Geleb Sub-Zone - Strenuous Endeavors Described Vital for Promoting Active Female Participation in Education

    Geleb — Parents in Aibaba administrative area, Geleb sub-zone, were called up on to enhance contribution in pro

    Friday, December 10, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 810
  31. SUDAN: Refugees Hope to Reshape Sudan's future

    ARLINGTON — In the vicious civil war that consumed his homeland, Moses Geng Ajou's village in Southern Sudan wa

    Thursday, December 9, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 768
  32. AFRICA: African Elections Put Fewer Women in Parliament

    Recent elections in East and Southern Africa have left fewer women in politics, placing countries at risk of not meet

    Thursday, December 9, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 770
  33. SUDAN: Activities Promoting Women's Rights in Nyala

    UNAMID, in collaboration with the South Darfur Legislature and the State Committee for Combating Violence Against Wom

    Thursday, December 9, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 772
  34. SOMALIA: Rapists Stalk Women in Somali Refugee Camps

    The three masked gunmen burst into Asha Muse Ali's tent at night and grabbed every item of value they could find: $85

    Wednesday, December 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 753
  35. UGANDA: The Link Between Poverty and Disability in Uganda

    Uganda"affirmed "chronic poverty and disability in Uganda are inextricably linked.

    Tuesday, December 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 743
  36. SOMALIA: Women at Risk in Conservative Somalia: Refugees Face Rape Attacks from Gangs of Men

    GALKAYO, Somalia - Aid workers in Somalia say they are seeing an alarming number of rapes in refugee camps housing th

    Tuesday, December 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 744
  37. UGANDA: Uganda Improves on UN MDGs

    ABOUT 75% of Ugandans have access to safe water, compared to only 53% 10 years ago, according to a report released by

    Monday, December 6, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 729
  38. SUDAN: Women Take Part in Conflict Resolution, Peace Building Exercise

    UNAMID Darfur-Darfur Dialogue and Consultation (DDDC) in collaboration with Nyala University's Peace Studies Center t

    Monday, December 6, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 795
  39. SUDAN: Some Men in Lakes State Not Encouraging Women to Register for Referendum - Official

    Rumbek — The Lakes state Advisor for Gender and Human Right Affairs in the government of Ms.

    Sunday, December 5, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 713
  40. SUDAN: Women Activists Say Changes to Law and Funding Needed to Fight Gender Violence

    December 2, 2010 (JUBA) - Women activists are calling on the government of southern Sudan to allocate more resources

    Thursday, December 2, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 714
  41. UGANDA: Edna's Story, Living with Disabilities in Uganda

    Edna seemed shy, rounding her shoulders protectively over her baby.

    Wednesday, December 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 677
  42. 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
  43. SOMALIA: Al Shabaab Apprehends 30 Women For Selling Khat

    Kismayo, Somalia (AHN) - Somali extremist group Al Shabaab arrested 30 women for selling the plant drug khat inside K

    Monday, November 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 706
  44. Gender, Conflict and the Millennium Development Goals

    To mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, Women for Women International have launc

    Monday, November 29, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 058
  45. ERITREA: Strenuous Efforts Needed to Ensure Equal Participation of Women

    Society's relentless endeavors is vital to ensure equal participation of women in all domains, stated the head of NUE

    Sunday, November 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 700
  46. SUDAN: Women Urged to Register for Referendum

    The Southern Sudan Human Rights Commission on Friday staged a march on the streets of Juba mobilizing women to go and

    Saturday, November 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 705
  47. 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
  48. 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
  49. 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
  50. 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

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