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  1. USA/PAKISTAN: U.S. Launches Women's Rights Program in Pakistan

    The United States on Monday launched a new 40-million-dollar Gender Equity Grants Program in Pakistan to advance wome

    Monday, August 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 012
  2. USA: Women in Washington, Your Seats Are at Risk

    With this fall's midterm elections, the number of women serving in Congress could drop for the first time in a genera

    Sunday, August 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 966
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  4. UNITED STATES: Vows Help in Fight Against Congo Sexual Violence

    The 24-page report, “Detained and at Risk: Sexual Abuse and Harassment in United States Immigration Detention,&

    Saturday, August 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 981
  5. USA: Honoring Unsung Hero of Women's Rights Movement

    This week marks the 90th anniversary of the passage of the 19th amendment to the U.S.

    Friday, August 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 968
  6. USA: Pelosi: Celebrate Today, Vote in Every Election

    There is nothing more wholesome than the participation of women in the political process.

    Thursday, August 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 965
  7. USA: More Women in Political Spotlight, but Gap Remains

    The suffragists who 90 years ago won voting rights for women would likely shake their heads in wonder at this electio

    Thursday, August 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 970
  8. USA/INTERNATIONAL: Women's Equality Day 2010

    August 26th is Women's Equality Day in the United States.

    Wednesday, August 25, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 927
  9. USA: Immigration Detainees at Risk of Sexual Abuse

    The US government needs to strengthen its protection of people in immigration detention to prevent sexual abuse and t

    Wednesday, August 25, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 982
  10. Womenís Rights and Development

    Why has the expansion of womenís economic and political rights coincided with economic development?

    Wednesday, August 25, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 321
  11. UNITED STATES: US Submits Historic Human Rights Report to UN, but Seriously Disappoints

    This week, for the first time, the United States submitted a report to the U.N.

    Tuesday, August 24, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 925
  12. UNITED STATES: Crashing the Boys' Club: Facts on Women and Politics

    In honor of Thursday's anniversary of the 19th Amendment, giving women the right to vote in the United States of Amer

    Tuesday, August 24, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 949
  13. UNITED STATES: Consent, Not Foreplay Fibs, Should Define Rape

    A Palestinian man was recently convicted of rape by an Israeli court after he had sex with a Jewish woman who believe

    Monday, August 23, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 875
  14. UNITED STATES: In Nuclear Negotiations, More Women at the Table for U.S.

    When Rose Gottemoeller began negotiating the new nuclear treaty with Moscow, the U.S.

    Sunday, August 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 952
  15. BURMA/MYANMAR/USA: Why a U.N. Probe of Burma is a Crucial Step

    The evidence against Burma's junta has been piling up for many years.

    Friday, August 20, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 859
  16. UNITED STATES: Sexual Abuse Of Female Detainees At Hutto Highlights Ongoing Failure Of Immigration Detention System, Says ACLU

    A Corrections Corporation of America (CCA) employee at the T.

    Friday, August 20, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 870
  17. HAWAII/USA: Hawaii Passes on Chance of Female Chief Justice

    When an all-male state Senate committee earlier this month rejected Hawaii's first female nominee for chief justice b

    Friday, August 20, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 923
  18. UNITED STATES: 19th Amendment: How Far Have Women in Politics Come Since 1920?

    Ninety years after the 19th Amendment enshrined women's right to political participation in the US Constitution, wome

    Wednesday, August 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 058
  19. UNITED STATES: Obama Administration Extends Asylum for Domestic Violence Victims

    A Mexican woman with a history of domestic violence at the hands of her common-law husband was granted asylum by the

    Monday, August 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 835
  20. UNITED STATES: Reeves: Self-petitions Under Violence Against Women Law

    SPOUSES and children of US citizens or lawful permanent residents who are relying on their spouse or parent to petiti

    Monday, August 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 836
  21. US/AFGHANISTAN: U.S. Supports Women Of Afghanistan

    Afghanistan's transition toward leading its own security efforts must include the rights of Afghan women.

    Monday, August 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 002
  22. USA/AFRICA:'Conflict minerals' Finance Gang Rape in Africa

    What does the financial reform package recently signed into law in the US have to do with preventing mass rape in Afr

    Saturday, August 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 826
  23. SOUTH AFRICA/USA: Will the Condom with Teeth Catch on in the United States?

    South African "Rape-aXe" -- Female Condom with Internal Ribs -- was Created to Prevent Rape

    Tuesday, August 10, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 816
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  25. UNITED STATES: Letitia Long, New NGA Chief, Becomes First Woman To Lead Major U.S. Intelligence Agency

    Letitia A. Long became the first woman director of a major U.S.

    Monday, August 9, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 798
  26. UNITED STATES: Elena Kagan is sworn in as Supreme Court judge

    Elena Kagan has been sworn in as the newest justice in the US Supreme Court.

    Saturday, August 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 799
  27. UNITED STATES: Stopping Violence Against Women Worldwide

    Violence against women is a worldwide crisis, and a bill scheduled to come before the Senate Foreign Relations Commit

    Tuesday, August 3, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 735
  28. UNITED STATES: Bill Seeks Action to Curb Brutality Against Women Globally

    Bipartisan legislation that would mandate a comprehensive plan to combat violence against women worldwide is poised f

    Monday, August 2, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 730
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  30. Detained and at Risk: Sexual Abuse and Harassment in United States Immigration Detention

    This 24-page report describes documented incidents and allegations of abuse.

    Sunday, August 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 821