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  1. Launch Of SOAWR Website

    Solidarity for African Women's Rights (SOAWR) is proud to announce the launch of its new website.

    Monday, December 31, 2007 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 104
  2. Appeal to the International Community: Saharawi Human Rights Defensors

    The Saharawi Human Rights Defensors condemn the Moroccan government's decision to deport human rights activists from

    Sunday, September 28, 2003 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 105
  3. International Day of Solidarity with the Dissappeared Saharawis

    The Union of Saharawi Lawyers (USL) launched on the International Day of Solidarity with the Dissappeared Saharawis,

    Friday, June 4, 1999 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 133
  4. Third Women Congress of Western Sahara

    Moved by the sufferings, human rights violantions and inhuman conditions reigning in their country, the National Unio

    Saturday, February 24, 1996 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 134
  5. IV Congress of the National Union of Sahara Women

    Under the slogan of “Saharawi Women: A mobilization force for the National Idependence and Progress”, the

    Thursday, March 28, 2002 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 142
  6. Website on Women's Political Participation in Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia

    The UN-INSTRAW/CAWTAR project "Strengthening Women's Leadership and Participation in politics and decision-makin

    Wednesday, December 31, 2008 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 146
  7. Freedom & Justice for the 526 Saharawi Disappeared

    Listing 526 Saharawi Disappeared, the International Bureau for the Respect of Human Rights in Western Sahara appeals

    Thursday, October 31, 2002 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 152
  8. BLOG: Another Year for MINURSO Doing Nothing In Western Sahara

    The Saharawi Women would like to express their disagreement and their concern on the recent UN Security Council&acute

    Monday, May 3, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 398
  9. CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: Participatory Evaluation Reports of Aid Flows from a Gender Perspective in Cambodia, Guatemala, Morocco, Mozambique, Peru and Vietnam

    Call for Applications

    Participatory Evaluation Reports of Aid Flows from a Gender Perspective in Cambodia, Gu

    Thursday, July 15, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 420
  10. CALL FOR PAPERS: The Role of Women in Promoting Peace and Development in the Horn of Africa

    Wednesday, January 5, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 867
  11. ANALYSIS: You Say You Want a Revolution

    The organic revolution that ousted the Tunisian president last week is unlikely to spread through the Arab world anyt

    Monday, January 17, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 908
  12. PHOTOS: Women of the Egyptian Revolution

    This is a homage to all those women out there fighting on the streets of Egypt, to those whose voices and faces were

    Tuesday, February 1, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 980
  13. BLOG: So Mubarak Is Gone - What Does That Mean For Egyptian Women?

    So Mubarak is gone and certainly it is good to finally be rid of someone who has consistently abused the human rights

    Friday, February 11, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 988
  14. INTERVIEW: Cairo Leaders: Suzanne Mubarak Held Women Back

    Two Egyptian women's rights leaders say Suzanne Mubarak controlled their arena and stymied progress.

    Wednesday, February 16, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 993
  15. BLOG: Women's Human Rights in Egypt: Cautious Optimism and the Way Forward

    For a few brief days during the Egyptian uprising, women felt relatively safe on the streets of Egypt where sexual st

    Friday, February 18, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 009
  16. STATEMENT: Statement from the Coalition of Women's NGOs in Egypt

    Cairo, February 20 2011

    Statement from the Coalition of

    Saturday, February 19, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 012
  17. ANALYSIS: Promoting a Rule of Law Culture in the Middle East and North Africa Region

    Morocco's recent reforms have made significant headway in the area of judicial reforms which go beyond the judiciary

    Tuesday, February 22, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 013
  18. ONLINE DIALOG: Don't forget Egypt's Women: They Fueled the Revolution, Should Shape Future

    "I, a girl, am going down to Tahrir Square and I will stand alone." With these words, Asmaa Mahfouz put out

    Tuesday, February 22, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 022
  19. ANALYSIS: The Arab Woman You Don't See

    Throughout the extraordinary events of the last few months, across the Middle East and North Africa, long-silenced vo

    Monday, March 7, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 032
  20. ANALYSIS: Make Sure Women Can Lead in the Middle East

    In Libya, Egypt, Bahrain, Yemen, Tunisia, and elsewhere, women have stood with men pushing for change.

    Thursday, March 10, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 059
  21. ANALYSIS: A Tale of Three Nations: Freedom, Religion and the Rights of Women

    As the youth-led Freedom Movement of 2011 spreads rapidly across the Middle East and around the world, one can only w

    Sunday, March 13, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 070
  22. ANALYSIS: Women and Revolution -- What Now?

    Is the new boss the same as the old boss?

    Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 082
  23. VIDEO: Women in the new Egypt: A Cyber-activist's perspective

    Perhaps one of the most memorable facets of Egypt's pro-democracy uprisings earlier this year was the

    Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 085
  24. STATEMENT: Egyptian Women Protesters Forced to Take 'Virginity Tests'

    Tuesday, March 22, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 086
  25. INTERACTIVE TIMELINE: Arab Spring: Timeline of Middle East Protests

    Monday, March 21, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 095
  26. FILM FESTIVAL: Women in the Muslim World, as Captured on Film

    Filmmakers Mostafa Heravi, Alka Sadat and Laila Hotait Salas may hail from three different countries — Iran, Af

    Sunday, March 20, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 099
  27. PRESS RELEASE: Libya: End Campaign to Discredit Eman al-Obeidi

    The Libyan authorities must end their campaign to discredit Eman al-Obeidi, Amnesty International said today, after t

    Wednesday, March 30, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 124
  28. OPINION: Libya Peace Talks: UN Resolution 1325?

    For the sake of Libyan society as a whole, women must play a more equal and visible role in shaping it.

    Wednesday, March 30, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 126
  29. OPINION: Gender Equality During Revolutions Must Live On

    While representing a month of liberation for many in the Middle East, March was revolutionary for the area in more th

    Thursday, March 31, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 133
  30. ANALYSIS: The Missing Subject in Arab Uprisings

    There is much about the Middle East that needs changing.

    Friday, April 1, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 135
  31. OPINION: What's Next for Arab Women

    Disturbing dispatches out of Yemen yesterday report that thousands of women, chanting “peaceful, peaceful,&rdqu

    Sunday, April 3, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 136
  32. BLOGS: Ten Must-Read Blogs from the Middle East

    Political unrest across the Middle East has increased appetite in the wider world for comment from within the region,

    Wednesday, April 13, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 160
  33. ANALYSIS/PETITION: Next Steps to Protect

    On Monday, April 18, Citizens

    Sunday, April 17, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 175
  34. OTHER: Art About Rape Of Women By Fundamentalist Armed Groups Censored

    Even as the Arab spring unfolds across the region, I learned with profound astonishment that Mr.

    Thursday, April 14, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 234
  35. CAMPAIGN: Harrasmap A Counter To Web Of Women's Harassment

    It's a problem nearly every woman in the Egyptian capital has experienced — leering, whistles, groping or other

    Sunday, October 24, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 238
  36. MULTI-MEDIA: Gaddafi Forces Accused Of Rape

    There has been escalating violence, especially sexual assaults, against women in Libya.

    Monday, May 2, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 250
  37. INITIATIVE/CAMPAIGN: Muslims Debating Harassment, Standing Up for Women's Rights via

    Conservative Muslim bloggers and women's rights activists bring harassers and inadequate legal and cultural protectio

    Monday, May 2, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 252
  38. BOOK REVIW: Islamic Extremists' Obsession With Women's Bodies

    In his new book, “On the State of Egypt” (Vintage; paperback, $15), popular Egyptian author Alaa Al Aswan

    Monday, May 9, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 264
  39. CONFERENCE: Gender and Transitional Justice: Making Women's Voice Heard

    Tuesday, September 4, 2012 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 451
  40. STATEMENT: Statement of Solidarity What the Women Say: Protection and Participation of Syrian Women

    We the women of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region and South Asia, with our colleagues from North

    Thursday, September 27, 2012 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 476
  41. ONLINE CAMPAIGN: The Uprising of Women in the Arab World

    “I am just as good as you are!” half of Arab society is screaming at the other half.

    Wednesday, October 17, 2012 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 506
  42. INITIATIVE: Libyan Women Alliance For Embedding Women's Rights in the Constitution

    As part of the Libyan Women Forum (LWF) Political Mobilisation Initiative that was launched immediately following the

    Sunday, November 18, 2012 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 532
  43. OPINION: Women's Rights in Libya – a Positive Viewpoint.

    Due to recent media attention painting a negative picture on certain incidents related to women's rights issues in Li

    Monday, December 17, 2012 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 554
  44. BLOG: Rape in Libya

    During the Libyan revolution, Gadhafi ordered his soldiers to “rape the women.” He targeted the families

    Thursday, January 10, 2013 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 565
  45. BLOG: Fear and Fury: Women and Post-Revolutionary Violence

    Thursday, January 24, 2013 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 577
  46. OPINION: The Role of Women and Youth in Libyan Media

    I was honoured to be asked to take part in a panel discussion on day one of the One Voice 2013 women's conference tha

    Sunday, January 27, 2013 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 584
  47. BLOG: Syrian Refugee Women Exploited in Egypt

    Lina Al Tiby, a Syrian activist living in Cairo, runs a support network for Syrian women refugees; helps them adapt t

    Thursday, January 31, 2013 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 593
  48. APPEAL: Please Sign Petition for Ending Violations of Human Rights in Occupied Western Sahara

    We, the women from Western Sahara ask every person to sign in the petition launched by the President of the Center fo

    Thursday, February 7, 2013 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 604
  49. BLOG: The Muslim Brotherhood Has Shown its Contempt for Egypt's Women

    Last week, Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood issued a strongly-worded statement unabashedly rejecting the draft UN declarati

    Sunday, March 17, 2013 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 657
  50. BLOG: A Western Sahara Story

    WILPF attended a very touching and moving side event on the Human Rights situation in Western Sahara last week at the

    Monday, March 25, 2013 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 664