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  1. CENTRAL AFRICA: Central African Republic; 39 Muslims, incl Pregnant Woman and 10 Children Killed by Christians

    A militia group has killed 27 Muslims in a village in the Central African Republic, the United Nations said on Friday

    Monday, December 16, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 177
  2. ALGERIA: Promoting Women's Participation In Elected Assemblies, A Top Priority

    The promotion of women's participation in elected assemblies will remain among the top priorities of the authorities,

    Tuesday, December 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 173
  3. UGANDA: Girl Up Initiative Uganda Aims to Empower Young Women, Improve Health

    The idea of Girl Up Initiative Uganda came to founders Kim Wolf and friend Monica Nyiraguhabwa last year as they walk

    Tuesday, December 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 174
  4. DRC: Addressing Violence Against Women in War-Torn Regions

    For the past two decades women's bodies have become the battlefield as gangs of combatants have committed atrocities

    Monday, December 9, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 172
  5. BURUNDI: Remembering Nelson Mandela's Work To Bring Women To The Table During Peace Talks In Burundi

    As civil war raged in Burundi since the 1996 outbreak of armed conflict between ethnic Tutsi and Hutu groups, in his

    Friday, December 6, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 175
  6. REPORT: Survivors Speak Out: Sexual Violence in Sudan

    The Nobel Women's Initiative, in collaboration with the International Campaign to Stop Rape & Gender Violence in

    Friday, December 6, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 835
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  8. SUDAN: Calls for Sudan to end flogging of women

    UN independent experts have urged Sudan to end flogging punishments for women accused of so called moral crimes, stre

    Monday, November 11, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 137
  9. Rwanda: Female Police Officers Vow to Prevent GBV

    Female Police officers have vowed to fight for the rights of women and girls in their respective areas of operation b

    Monday, November 11, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 144
  10. Central African Republic: UN rights chief warns cycle of violence may 'spin out of control'

    The top United Nations human rights official warned today that the deteriorating violence in the Central African Repu

    Friday, November 8, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 136
  11. BURUNDI: Restoration of livelihoods and trauma healing in Burundi

    Working with others to make a difference

    Wednesday, November 6, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 138
  12. LIBYA: Women's Political Participation in Libya: Progress and Pitfalls

    As Libya transitions to democracy, major decisions are being made that will impact the nation's future.

    Wednesday, November 6, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 140
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  14. RWANDA: East Africa: President Kagame Discusses ICC, FDLR, EAC Integration, Women Majority in Parliament and More At Press Briefing

    Rwanda's new parliament was seated this month, with higher female representation than any other country in the world

    Wednesday, October 30, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 127
  15. CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC: Seleka Soldiers Raped Women, Girls in Bangui - Report

    An excerpt from the Amnesty International report, "CAR: Human rights crisis spiralling out of control":

    Tuesday, October 29, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 130
  16. Wipsen - Africa Boost Girl's Empowerment

    WIPSEN-AFRICA is a leading women-focused pan African Non-government Organization with the mandate to promote women's

    Saturday, October 26, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 121
  17. UN Urges DR Congo to Prosecute Soldiers for Rape in East

    "Congolese officials should fulfill their obligations...

    Thursday, October 24, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 096
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  19. RWANDA: East Africa: President Kagame Discusses ICC, FDLR, EAC Integration, Women Majority in Parliament and More At Press Briefing

    President Paul Kagame said that Rwanda had already expressed a strong opinion on the International Criminal Court (IC

    Tuesday, October 15, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 108
  20. ALGERIA: Algeria Wrestling With Aftermath Of Jihadists' Temporary Marriages

    By: Kaci Racelma for Al-Monitor Posted on October 10.

    Thursday, October 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 105
  21. RWANDA: We Should Support Efforts to End Rape in Conflict

    BY GITURA MWAURA, 10 OCTOBER 2013

    ANALYSIS

    Thursday, October 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 106
  22. Liberia: WIPSEN-Africa Provides Leadership Training

    The Women Peace and Security Network-Africa (WIPSEN) has provided leadership training for dozens of young girls in Si

    Wednesday, October 9, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 115
  23. LIBYA: The Draft Constitution Aside, Libyans Aren't Enjoying Equal Rights

    By Ronald Bruce St. John

    Friday, October 4, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 104
  24. RWANDA: Rwanda: World Bank Lauds Sub-Sahara Africa On Women Economic Empowerment

    Women in Rwanda are at the centre of the country's development agenda, thanks to recent law reforms, MP-elect Esperan

    Friday, September 27, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 111
  25. Zimbabwe Lawyers say Police Breach New Constitution, disperse Women Activists, ban Peace March

    The new constitution, adopted ahead of the July elections, guarantees freedoms to demonstrate and gather, said Zimbab

    Friday, September 20, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 085
  26. Power, Empowerment and Violence against Women, Study Violence as backlash against womens activism

    How best can international development agencies and indigenous NGOs support the efforts of women in the countries whe

    Monday, September 16, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 077
  27. LIBERIA/INDIA: Indian Women Peacekeepers Inspire Liberian Women

    New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS): An all-women police unit provided by India, as part of a UN peacekeeping force, inspired ma

    Thursday, September 12, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 076
  28. CAMEROON: Women in Politics

    On a sunny day in early May, in Ndu, northwest Cameroon, a group of women, many of whom have taken the day off from w

    Monday, September 9, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 071
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  30. Dialogue On Women Participation In Decision Making Held

    It was aimed at strategising and building the capacity of women for effective participation in decision making in the

    Friday, September 6, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 068
  31. Power, Empowerment and Violence against Women, Study

    In the context of the conflict in the former Yugoslavia and of the genocide in Rwanda, reports of sexual violence app

    Friday, August 30, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 062
  32. NIGERIA: Launch of the National Action Plan on United Nations Security Council Resolution

    By the launch of the National Action Plan on United Nations Security Council Resolution (UNSCR 1325) in Abuja Tuesday

    Wednesday, August 28, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 057
  33. NIGERIA: Nigeria Launches UN's Action Plan on Women, Peace, Security

    NIGERIA is set to launch national action plan for full implementation of the United Nations' Security Council Resolut

    Monday, August 26, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 074
  34. SOMALIA: Displaced Women,Somali Camps

    Rape and sexual violence pose a “constant threat” to women and children living in camps for displaced peo

    Monday, August 19, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 051
  35. RWANDA: RDF Officers Acquire Skills to Respond to Sexual Violence

    Fifty Rwanda Defence Forces (RDF) officers yesterday concluded a two-day course on "prevention and response to c

    Friday, August 16, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 048
  36. LIBERIA: Human Trafficking On the Rise in Liberia, Mother Sells Daughter for L$120,000.00

    A mother of a three year old baby identified as Kadiatu Momoh Sheriff, a resident of Mobi Village in Sierra Leone has

    Thursday, August 15, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 046
  37. SOUTH AFRICA: South Africa Reinstates Rape Courts

    The South African government announced this week that it will reintroduce 22 sexual offences courts by the end of 201

    Wednesday, August 14, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 044
  38. NAMIBIA: Violence May Undermine Progress on MDGs

    Windhoek — Gender Based Violence (GBV) is one of the greatest threats to achieving some of the United Nations M

    Wednesday, August 14, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 047
  39. SOMALIA: 'Women Carry Axes' for Safety At Mogadishu's Liido Beach

    As Mogadishu's Liido beach became a popular spot, where young men and women are predominant during the holidays, wome

    Saturday, August 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 043
  40. LIBERIA: Battling Gender-Base Violence - National Research Council Begins Community Outreach

    The National Research Council has begun an intense gender-based violence campaigned in several communities in Paynesv

    Thursday, August 8, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 042
  41. REPORT: Being a Women in Cote d'Ivoire : Empowerment Challenges - Abidjan Country Office Gender Consultations Report Summary

    In Africa, women are subjected to discriminatory practices that keep them in a vulnerable situation.

    Thursday, August 8, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 825
  42. SOMALIA: Rape and Injustice: The Woman Breaking Somalia's Wall of Silence

    Inside a brightly painted Mogadishu clinic, Salim (not her real name) sits alongside her seven-year-old son, waiting

    Tuesday, August 6, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 033
  43. ZIMBABWE: Women Forced to Flee Their Homes for Refusing to Reveal Their Vote

    Women political activists in rural Zimbabwe have told Amnesty International they have been threatened with violence a

    Tuesday, August 6, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 039
  44. LIBERIA: Women Legislature Caucus Demands Equal Participation of Women in Liberia

    The Female legislative Caucus of Liberia's National Legislature says it will shortly introduce a parity bill.

    Tuesday, August 6, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 041
  45. SOUTH SUDAN: Kiir Makes New Changes, Appoints More Women Ministers

    Juba — South Sudan president, Salva Kiir unexpectedly reversed an earlier order, appointing five ministers and

    Monday, August 5, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 040
  46. SIERRA LEONE: Sierra Leone Women in Protest March over High Rape Cases

    Hundreds of women Thursday marched along the streets of the Sierra Leonean capital, Freetown, to protest against an i

    Friday, August 2, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 035
  47. LIBERIA: Shocking Truth Revealed About Liberia's Former Child Soldiers: They Were Girls

    More than 38,000 children have taken part in Liberia's war as fighters, porters, and slaves throughout the country's

    Friday, August 2, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 036
  48. MALI: Cash Transfer Programme Provides Support to Victims of Violence in Mali

    At the Bas Fond landfill in Mopti, residents sift through the rubbish, the dregs of other people's consumption.

    Friday, August 2, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 037
  49. LIBERIA: NEC Stresses Gender Parity in Politics

    The National Elections Commission (NEC) in collaboration with the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral

    Thursday, August 1, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 030
  50. CÔTE D'IVOIRE: Adopting Resolution 2112 (2013), Security Council Extends Mandate Of Operation In Côte D'ivoire Until 30 June 2014, Focusing Resources In High-Risk Areas

    NEW YORK, July 31, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Reduction of Military Set for Next Year, Possible F

    Wednesday, July 31, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 025

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