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  1. PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Serious Abuses at Barrick Gold Mine

    Private security personnel employed at a gold mine in Papua New Guinea have been implicated in alleged gang rapes and

    Tuesday, February 1, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 122
  2. OCEANIA: UN Women Pacific to Undertake Extensive Consultations

    Last week over 50 UN Women staff based in Fiji, Kiribati, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu and Samoa came t

    Tuesday, February 1, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 123
  3. AFRICA: At AU Summit, U.N. Secretary-General Calls For More Efforts To Empower Women, Stop Sexual Violence

    On the final day of the two-day African Union (AU) Summit taking place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, U.N.

    Tuesday, February 1, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 133
  4. LEBANON: Lebanese First Lady Urges Better Treatment of Arab Women

    First lady Wafaa Michel Sleiman issued an open letter Monday calling for better treatment of women in Arab societies

    Tuesday, February 1, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 134
  5. LIBERIA: Liberia Women Democracy Radio Boost Women's Numbers in Newsrooms

    Garpeh produces about two such stories on the needs of women for broadcast each day by the Liberia Women Democracy Ra

    Tuesday, February 1, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 140
  6. MIDDLE EAST: Women are Key to Future Economic Growth and Competitiveness of Middle East, Reveals Deloitte Report

    As governments in the Middle East and around the world debate the best policies, regulations, and practices to spur e

    Tuesday, February 1, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 141
  7. NORTH AFRICA: Standing in Solidarity with the People of Egypt

    The Global Fund for Women stands in solidarity with the brave women and men who are risking their lives to create a n

    Tuesday, February 1, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 146
  8. EGYPT: Egyptian Women On The Front Lines, Arms And Voices Raised

    Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak announced today that he will not run for reelection in September, a victory for the

    Tuesday, February 1, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 152
  9. IRAN: More Gender Segregation At Iranian Universities

    Male and female students will be separated at a Tehran university in the upcoming academic year in the latest instanc

    Tuesday, February 1, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 156
  10. AFRICA: Ban Ki Moon Calls For End To Sexual Violence

    Stressing that sexual violence thrives on silence and impunity, UN Secretary-General Ban ki-Moon, yesterday in Addis

    Tuesday, February 1, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 230
  11. Women as Agents of Grassroots Change: Illustrating Micro-Empowerment in Morocco

    Numerous recent initiatives in Morocco aim to promote women's empowerment in the country's current climate of legal r

    Tuesday, February 1, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 200
  12. Malak Hifni Nasif: Negotiations of a Feminist Agenda between the European and the Colonial

    Malak Hifni Nasif (1886-1918), one of Egypt's early feminist writers, stood at the crossroads of many political and s

    Tuesday, February 1, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 201
  13. Who is Behind the Name? A Story of Violence, Loss, and Melancholic Survival in Post-Revolutionary Iran

    This paper journeys along the theoretical and historical trajectories of the early stage of post-revolutionary Iran,

    Tuesday, February 1, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 202
  14. The State of the World's Children: Adolescence An Age of Opportunity

    Last year, a young woman electrified a United Nations consultation on climate change in Bonn, simply by asking

    Tuesday, February 1, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 474
  15. FAO: Gender Audit of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

    FAO commissioned the gender audit in the context of reform, which included a renewed commitment to gender mainstreami

    Tuesday, February 1, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 633
  16. Monthly Action Points (MAP) for the Security Council: February 2011

    For February, in which Togo has the Security Council presidency, the MAP provides recommendations on country situatio

    Tuesday, February 1, 2011
    Monthly Action Points91 450
  17. AFRICA: UN Calls for Better Protection for African Women

    The United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon on Sunday called for greater protection for the African women, sayin

    Monday, January 31, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 113
  18. ANGOLA: African Women Defend Respect for their Rights at AU Summit

    The African women's movement, Monday, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, submitted to the 16th African Union (AU) summit, a pr

    Monday, January 31, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 117
  19. INTERNATIONAL: Ban Calls for 'Raising the Cost' for those who use Rape as a Weapon of War

    Only when rape in armed conflict becomes a liability for armed groups rather than a tool in the struggle for power &n

    Monday, January 31, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 125
  20. IRAN: NCRI Women's Committee Condemns Execution of Zahra Bahrami

    Ms. Sarvnaz Chitsaz, NCRI Women's Committee Chair, described the barbaric execution of Ms.

    Monday, January 31, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 126
  21. KURDISTAN: Kurdish Women to attend World Women's Conference in Venezuela

    The pre-World Women's Conference meetings of the regional women's networks' generated passionate discussions on relev

    Monday, January 31, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 138
  22. ETHIOPIA: Urban Refugees Learn About Issues Affecting Women in Developing Countries

    The fistula usually develops when prolonged labour presses the unborn child so tightly in the birth canal that blood

    Monday, January 31, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 147
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  24. The Recent Election Game Will Not Improve the Situation for Women

    Statement by the Organization of Women's Freedom in Iraq

    Monday, January 31, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 390
  25. KURDISTAN: Women Rights and Politics in Kurdistan

    "Are the politicians of Kurdistan ready to bring the faces of femininity to the world?"

    Sunday, January 30, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 120
  26. INDIA: India Calls For 'Effective Prioritisation' Of Gender Issues

    India has underlined the need for the UN to prioritise its goals on gender equality and empowerment of women so as to

    Saturday, January 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 101
  27. AFGHANISTAN: Female Afghan Journalists Chip Away Country's Gender Barrier

    Ms. Khalida Alkozai and Ms.

    Saturday, January 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 104
  28. UNITED STATES: UN To Probe Rape Reports In US Military

    The United Nations has launched a probe into claims of sexual assault in the US military as well as mistreatment of w

    Saturday, January 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 124
  29. Alternative Report on the Implementation of the UN Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW): Sri Lanka

    The Com­mit­tee on the Elim­i­na­tion of Dis­crim­i­na­tion against Wo­m­

    Saturday, January 29, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 360
  30. EUROPE: Council of Europe Finalises First European Convention on Violence against Women

    At its 9th and last meeting held in Strasbourg between 18 and 21 January 2011, the Ad Hoc Committee on Preventing and

    Friday, January 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 102
  31. DRC: Civilians Bearing Brunt of Increased Violence in Eastern Congo

    The international emergency medical humanitarian organisation Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has provid

    Friday, January 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 109
  32. DRC: Armed Men Rape 60

    Armed men raped 60 people in eastern Congo in the last 10 days, the latest in a spate of mass sexual attacks in the r

    Friday, January 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 110
  33. DRC: Indian Peacekeepers Rescue Women in DR Congo: UN

    Indian peacekeepers rescued seven women held by a militia group in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the UN said

    Friday, January 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 111
  34. DRC: UN Reports More Alleged Rapes, Bringing Total to 120 Since Start of Year

    United Nations officials in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) today reported another 53 alleged cases of rap

    Friday, January 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 112
  35. OCCUPIED PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES: Little Recourse for Victims of Gender-Based

    Gender-based violence in the occupied Palestinian territory remains at epidemic levels, according to UN agencies, loc

    Friday, January 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 121
  36. IRAQ: Iraq's too Often Forgotten Women

    Friday, January 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 127
  37. Annual Report - 2007

    2004 to 2007 represents a turning point for UN-INSTRAW in terms of institutional revitalization.

    Friday, January 28, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 178
  38. Women, Peace and Security in Liberia: Supporting the Implementation of Resolution 1325 in Liberia: A Background Paper

    Peace is fragile and delicate in post conflict societies and the full recovery from the trauma caused needs time, com

    Friday, January 28, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 183
  39. IRAQ: 2011 Looks Grim for Progress on Women's Rights in Iraq

    When Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al Maliki introduced what he called a national partnership government two weeks ago,

    Thursday, January 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 080
  40. AFGHANISTAN: 'Women MPs in Afghanistan are Making Themselves Heard'

    A repressive and violent rule by the Taliban and Mujahideen that pushed the country backward by decades and treated w

    Thursday, January 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 090
  41. SERBIA: Serbia Warned to Include Women in Delegation

    Serbia must appoint at least one woman to its PACE delegation before the start of the April session, or have its voti

    Thursday, January 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 091
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  43. COTE D'IVOIRE: UN Envoy Urges Protection From Sexual Violence Amid Côte d'Ivoire Crisis

    “I condemn in the strongest possible terms the employment of sexual violence as a means to political ends.

    Thursday, January 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 105
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  45. DRC: DRC Called to Task on Mass Rapes

    The Democratic Republic of Congo needs to control sexual violence despite the arrest of a rebel leader tied to mass r

    Thursday, January 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 114
  46. ZIMBABWE: Women Fail to Register as Voters

    Women constitute the majority of the population in Zimbabwe and often make up the bulk of participants at any rally o

    Thursday, January 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 115
  47. INTERNATIONAL: UN Women Executive Director Bachelet Launches 100-Day 'Action Plan'

    During the inaugural meeting of U.N.

    Thursday, January 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 118
  48. ARGENTINA/BRAZIL: Powerful Women Leaders Face Similar Challenges

    The high popularity levels of their predecessors smoothed the way for Cristina Fernández and Dilma Rousseff to

    Thursday, January 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 128
  49. TUNISIA: In Tunisia, Women Play Equal Role In Revolution

    Female voices rang out loud and clear during massive protests that brought down the authoritarian rule of Tunisian Pr

    Thursday, January 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 186
  50. COTE D'IVOIRE: Voices of Reason Sidelined in the Crisis

    With Laurent Gbagbo drawing much of his support from the largely Christian south and Alassane Ouattara strongly assoc

    Wednesday, January 26, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 086

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