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  1. SOUTH SUDAN: Workshop on women's role in conflict resolution in Wau

    The Western Bahr el Ghazal State government in collaboration with the United Nations Mission in South Sudan organized

    Friday, May 9, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 320
  2. SIERRA LEONE: Sierra Leone Sends Women Peacekeepers to Somalia

    Sierra Leone is demonstrating that it understands the important role women can play as peacekeepers.

    Thursday, April 24, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 293
  3. UGANDA: Ugandan Parliament adopts Resolution to Address Needs of War-Affected Women

    Years of advocacy by women's rights groups including those monitoring justice for women with disabilities in northern

    Wednesday, April 23, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 286
  4. SOUTH SUDAN: UN Event Spotlights Women of South Sudan as Partners of Peace

    The women of South Sudan played an instrumental role in the country's liberation struggle and will continue to make s

    Thursday, March 20, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 278
  5. SOUTH SUDAN: Women Bear Brunt of South Sudan Conflict, UN Official Says

    The head of the U.N.

    Wednesday, February 19, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 237
  6. SOUTH SUDAN: Women Take Role in South Sudan Peace Talks

    Three members of the team negotiating for South Sudanese rebels in Ethiopia are women.

    Thursday, January 16, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 207
  7. SUDAN / SOUTH SUDAN: Women as Peacemakers in Sudan and South Sudan

    When Sudanese President Omar Bashir and South Sudanese President Salva Kiir signed a series of agreements on Septembe

    Monday, February 11, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 799
  8. SUDAN: Role of Women in Peace, Political Process Focus on Darfur-Wide Forums

    A series of workshops on women's participation in the Darfur Peace Process were organized throughout Darfur by the Af

    Wednesday, February 6, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 787
  9. SUDAN: Women in Sudan and South Sudan Come Together to Promote Peace

    Concerned over the stand-off in the implementation of the different political and socio- economic agreements that wer

    Saturday, January 26, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 760
  10. SOMALILAND: EMU Peace Profs Go to Women in Somaliland

    Six of the women who planned to study at (EMU) in the summer of 2012 in the brand-new Women's Peacebuilding Leadershi

    Monday, November 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 660
  11. SOMALIA: Somalia's Fierce Daughter

    Relaxing in the beige-toned lobby of the Empire Hotel in Manhattan, a world away from her native Somalia, Dr.

    Sunday, October 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 550
  12. SOMALIA: Somali women look to brighter future after decades of hardship

    The conflict that Somalia endured for more than 20 years took a heavy toll on the women of the country who now look t

    Monday, October 1, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 435
  13. SOMALIA: Nansen Refugee Award Presented to Somali Winner 'Mama' Hawa

    UN High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres on Monday night presented the Nansen Refugee Award to Somal

    Monday, October 1, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 436
  14. SOMALIA: Peace-building programme for women launched in Puntland

    African Development Solutions (ADESO) has launched a project for more than 300 women in the Puntland region of Somali

    Wednesday, September 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 385
  15. SOMALIA: Prize for Somali Woman Whose Life Work has Focused on Empowering Women

    Hawa Aden Mohamed watched the young women in blue and red shawls as their hands fluttered busily over clacking sewing

    Tuesday, September 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 370
  16. EAST AFRICA: Coast Region Conflicts Threaten Achievement of 'Vision 2030'

    With the emergence of conflicts following the 2007 post election violence, it is unlikely that Kenya will attain the

    Friday, September 14, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 365
  17. SUDAN: The Call Of Sudanese Women Human Rights Defenders

    Tahany Hassan, a 17-year-old high school female student was shot in the head and killed on 31 July by the Sudanese po

    Friday, September 14, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 374
  18. The Long Conversation: Customary Approaches to Peace Management in Southern Ethiopia and Northern Kenya

    This working paper is a contribution to understandings of peace-building among pastoralists.

    Monday, September 10, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 690
  19. SUDAN: The Call of Sudanese Women Human Rights Defenders

    Tahany Hassan, a 17 year old high school female student was shot in the head and killed on July 31st by the Sudanese

    Friday, September 7, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 314
  20. SOMALILAND: Narrating peace, Somaliland women's experiences

    Somaliland women's narratives have largely been absent from accounts in state and nation building in Somaliland, yet

    Sunday, September 2, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 311
  21. SOUTH SUDAN: Independence not Providing Dividends for Women in South Sudan

    Since South Sudan's independence on 9 July 2011, the positive role that women played in the independence struggle bar

    Thursday, July 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 251
  22. SOUTH SUDAN: Women Hold a Nationwide Peaceful Demonstration

    South Sudanese women yesterday hold a peaceful nationwide demonstration against Khartoum's continuous aggressions and

    Tuesday, May 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 060
  23. SOUTH SUDAN: Empowering Women in the World's Newest Country

    South Sudan is the world's newest nation, born from the people's vote in January 2011 after 30 years of devastating c

    Thursday, March 8, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 932
  24. ETHIOPIA: Race to Empower Women in Addis Next Month

    The 9th Choice Women First 5Km run organized by Great Ethiopian Run will be held on Sunday March 11, 2012.

    Monday, February 20, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 865
  25. SOUTH SUDAN: South Sudan's Sole Female Traditional Chief Fights For Equality

    Magdalena Ehisa Tito, an elegant and extremely polite woman welcomed us into her home.

    Wednesday, February 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 841
  26. SOMALILAND: G40 Recommendations for Somaliland High Level Mission

    The women's Leadership for Peace and Security in the Greater Horn of Africa project was launched in 2009.

    Tuesday, February 14, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 823
  27. SOMALILAND: Women Confer on Horn Peace and Role of Security

    The 40 women conference participants dubbed G40 will in the five days of their discussions come up with an action pla

    Sunday, February 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 792
  28. SOMALILAND: Africa Somaliland hosts G40 women's conference

    The First Lady of Somaliland Amina Sheikh Mohamed Waris inaugurated an international conference on the theme of &ldqu

    Saturday, February 11, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 794
  29. SOMALIA: COGWO Says: 'Who Knows Role of the Somali Women for the Peace?'

    High decorated ceremony organized by the organization of the Somali women known as COGWO that focused on the role of

    Wednesday, January 4, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 630
  30. Uncovering the story of Women's Participation in the Kenya Mediation Process

    The 2008 Kenya National Dialogue and Reconciliation is an exceptional example of good practice in terms of the repres

    Wednesday, October 19, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 512
  31. SOUTH SUDAN: The Word on Women - Independence Day for South Sudan - Toward Women-Led Peace and Prosperity

    Today, the world welcomes its newest country: the Republic of South Sudan.

    Saturday, July 9, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 096
  32. UGANDA: Empowerment Workshops Help Ugandan Girls

    Empowering women is just one facet of Just Like My Child's mission of improving the quality of life for the women and

    Friday, June 17, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 960
  33. SUDAN: SPLM Calls On Traditional Leaders To Abhor Violence

    Senior officials from South Sudan's governing party, the Sudan People's Liberation Movement (SPLM), on Thursday, call

    Thursday, April 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 676
  34. SUDAN: Deputy Administrator Announces New Program on Women's Participation in Peace Processes

    In a speech at Ahfad University for Women in Omdurman, Sudan, on April 9, USAID Deputy Administrator Donald Steinberg

    Sunday, April 17, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 608
  35. SUDAN: Deputy Administrator Announces New Program On Women's Participation In Peace Processes

    In a speech at Ahfad University for Women in Omdurman, Sudan, on April 9, USAID Deputy Administrator Donald Steinberg

    Tuesday, April 12, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 582
  36. SOMALIA: Widowed and Displaced, Women Find Ways to Survive Somali Conflict

    Many Somali women have lost their husbands and eldest sons, who either died in the country's conflict or simply left

    Sunday, February 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 313
  37. SUDAN: South Sudan Plans Law against Gender-Based Violence

    The Government of South Sudan (GoSS) pledged on Tuesday to legislate and enforce specific laws against gender-based v

    Tuesday, February 22, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 280
  38. SUDAN: Sudan Used Sexual Violence against Female Activists, Right Group Says

    Sudanese security authorities have employed several forms of gender-based violence, including rape, against female ac

    Tuesday, February 22, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 281
  39. SUDAN: Darfur Regional Women's Legislative Caucus Launched in El Fasher

    United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) today organized the launch of the Darfur Regional Women's Legislative Caucu

    Monday, February 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 282
  40. SUDAN: UNESCO Calls For Gender Promotion in Southern Sudan

    The South Sudanese media has been urged to promote gender issues in its reporting.

    Friday, February 18, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 260
  41. Election time in Sudan: Will it bring change for women?

    Globally, the rate of women's formal political participation is low, despite progress over the past few decades.

    Wednesday, February 16, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 306
  42. SUDAN: Window of Opportunity for Women in South Sudan

    Overall the largest gains for women in Africa have been in states experiencing post-conflict transition, particularly

    Monday, February 14, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 228
  43. SUDAN: Women Call For Recognition in Southern Sudan

    Speaking at the inauguration of the first power generation and distribution system in Kapoeta on Friday February 4, t

    Wednesday, February 9, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 218
  44. SOMALIA: Interview with Media Women's Association

    What is SOMWA's relationship with other international organizations?

    Friday, February 4, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 173
  45. 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
  46. 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
  47. 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
  48. EAST AFRICA/TANZANIA: Tanzania's First Female Speaker: Celebrating Gender Equality?

    Tanzania has been trying to come to terms with its dismal election performance in respect to the quantity of women el

    Thursday, November 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 606
  49. SUDAN: UN: Crunch Time for War, Peace or Chaos in Sudan

    United Nations -- With barely 55 days left until a referendum on independence for southern Sudan, the U.N.

    Wednesday, November 17, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 590
  50. UGANDA: What Women Want to Be Addressed by Year 2016

    The Women's Movement spearheaded by the Forum for Women in Democracy (FOWODE) recently launched the Uganda Women's Ag

    Wednesday, November 10, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 492

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