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  1. AFRICA: UN Envoy On Sexual Violence Welcomes African Commitment To Eradicating The Vice

    The United Nations envoy on sexual violence in conflict today underlined the role of the African leadership in combat

    Thursday, March 31, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 489
  2. LIBERIA: As Crisis Continues in Ivory Coast: U.S. Ambassador Challenges Women

    The United States Ambassador to Liberia has challenged Liberian women to stand-up and say no to the on-going politica

    Thursday, March 31, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 492
  3. IRAQ/UGANDA: Ugandan Women Tricked into Domestic Slavery in Iraq

    The BBC has the first detailed accounts of how Ugandan women ended up in domestic slavery in Iraq, and the extraordin

    Thursday, March 31, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 833
  4. DRC: UN Provides Logistical Support for Rape Trial of Army General

    United Nations human rights officials are providing technical and logistical support to military justice authorities

    Wednesday, March 30, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 482
  5. ZIMBABWE: Amnesty Calls Police to Account

    International human rights group, Amnesty International, this week called for police to refrain from violating the ri

    Wednesday, March 30, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 530
  6. ZIMBABWE: Backlash Against Women in Politics

    "Women in Zimbabwe are largely seen as a huge demographic to be exploited by politicians who seek our support,&q

    Wednesday, March 30, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 535
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  8. NAMIBIA: Women Say 'Oil War' in Libya Must Stop

    The Namibia National Women's Organisation (Nanawo) has expressed serious concern over the Libyan situation and condem

    Tuesday, March 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 531
  9. DRC: UN Envoy Hails Move to Pursue Rape Cases Against Top Military Officers

    The official spearheading United Nations efforts to combat the scourge of sexual violence during war today welcomed t

    Tuesday, March 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 534
  10. LIBYA: Rape Used "as a Weapon" in Libya

    Doctors in city of Ajdabiya say pro-Gaddafi forces have used rape as a "weapon of war".

    Monday, March 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 462
  11. SIERRA LEONE: Sierra Leone's Progress in Peacebuilding, Gender Empowerment, Democracy and Transparent Government Celebrated

    Sierra Leone ‘s remarkable progress in building a peaceful society where multi-party democracy, political toler

    Monday, March 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 466
  12. LIBYA: Immediately Release Woman Who Alleged Rape

    The Libyan government should immediately release Eman al-‘Obeidy, the Libyan woman who accused government force

    Monday, March 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 467
  13. SIERRA LEONE: Civil Society has Key Role to Play in Sierra Leone's Redevelopment – UN

    Civil society in general and women in particular have a critical role to play in cementing Sierra Leone's transition

    Friday, March 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 461
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  15. COTE D'IVOIRE: The Case for Intervention in the Ivory Coast

    As the world rallies behind the Libyan population, it is hard to understand why the Ivory Coast is just a footnote in

    Friday, March 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 497
  16. COTE D'IVOIRE/LIBERIA: West African Women Demand Peace In Cote D'Ivoire

    Women from across West Africa on Wednesday pleaded with Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of We

    Friday, March 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 547
  17. AFRICA: Open Session On Sexual Violence, Women And Children In Armed Conflicts

    The Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union (AU) will hold an open session on “Women and Children

    Thursday, March 24, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 454
  18. We Have Lived In Darkness: A Human Rights Agenda for Guinea's New Government

    “We Have Lived in Darkness”

    A Human Rights Agenda for Guinea's New Government

    Thursday, March 24, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 438
  19. EGYPT: Egyptian Women Protesters Forced To Take 'Virginity Tests'

    After army officers violently cleared the square of protesters on 9 March, at least 18 women were held in military de

    Wednesday, March 23, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 449
  20. WEST AFRICA/COTE D'IVOIRE: Cote d'Ivoire's Gbagbo Readying Rockets, Helicopter – UN

    Women urge ECOWAS leaders to stop crisis in Cote d'lvoire

    Wednesday, March 23, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 460
  21. AFRICA: Church Makes United Stand Against Sexual Violence

    he Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams is lending his support to a new church coalition working to end sexual

    Tuesday, March 22, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 429
  22. MIDDLE EAST/NORTH AFRICA: Women Must Continue to Move the Battlefront

    At this juncture in human history, women and girls who have lived under some of the most repressive regimes might be

    Sunday, March 20, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 446
  23. EGYPT: Women's Rights Get Short Shrift in Egypt's Makeover

    The first flush of revolution is like a drug - colors, surging emotions, a beautiful future ahead.

    Friday, March 18, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 420
  24. EGYPT: Women Key In Education Effort Ahead Of Egypt's Vote

    While Libya's revolution is being decided by bombs, Egyptians still hope to finish theirs by casting ballots.

    Friday, March 18, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 421
  25. COTE D'IVOIRE: Crimes against Humans

    The violence in Côte d'Ivoire has gotten so that women sitting at a vegetable stall mid-afternoon can end up in

    Friday, March 18, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 425
  26. ALGERIA: Algerian Women Test the 'Arab Spring' Winds

    To appease "Arab spring" protesters, Algeria lifted a 1991 law that banned public assembly, but a longstand

    Friday, March 18, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 426
  27. GHANA: Women, Youth Schooled in Peace- Building And Conflict Prevention

    The Canadian High Commission in collaboration with the Ghana Network for Peace building (GHANEP) has organized a two-

    Friday, March 18, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 453
  28. ALGERIA: Algerian Women Test the 'Arab Spring' Winds

    ate-February lifting of the state's emergency powers law hasn't helped the women who keep a weekly vigil in the Alger

    Friday, March 18, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 852
  29. Situation of Human Rights in Côte d'Ivoire

    The Human Rights Council adopted a Resolution to dispatch an independent international commission of inquiry to C&oci

    Friday, March 18, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 361
  30. SIERRA LEONE: In Sierra Leone, NaCSA Certifies Female War Victims

    National Commission for Social Action (NaCSA) has presented various skills training certificates to ninety (90) women

    Thursday, March 17, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 417
  31. LIBERIA: Women Censor Women

    When people's persistent demands to be heard fall upon deaf ears, the resultant effect is usually emotional outburst

    Thursday, March 17, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 418
  32. SUDAN: 7 Rape Cases in Shagra and 1 in Garsila by Uniformed Darfur Militia

    Armed men wearing uniforms and mounted on camels committed seven rapes in Shagra area, targeting displaced women who

    Tuesday, March 15, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 407
  33. Côte d'Ivoire: Crimes Against Humanity by Gbagbo Forces

    As Crisis Deepens, Grave Abuses Committed by Both Sides

    Tuesday, March 15, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 343
  34. EGYPT: Male Domination in Egypt is Only Half a Revolution

    The Mubarak government took some measures to include women in the political process and public life.

    Monday, March 14, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 410
  35. EGYPT: Male Domination in Egypt is Only Half a Revolution

    Egyptian women fought for the overthrow of Mubarak alongside men.

    Monday, March 14, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 424
  36. SOUTH AFRICA: Women Continue to be Marginalised: Zuma

    Black women continued to be marginalised despite South Africa's Constitution being among the most progressive in the

    Monday, March 14, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 537
  37. LIBYA: Thousands Of Libyan Women March For 'No-Fly Zone'

    Several thousand Libyan women marched through the streets of rebel-held Benghazi on Saturday, demanding a no-fly zone

    Saturday, March 12, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 401
  38. LIBERIA: Women Leading Change in Liberia

    "Let's take a moment of silence for our sisters and brothers in Cote d'Ivoire," she said.

    Saturday, March 12, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 419
  39. COTE D'IVOIRE: Ivory Coast Women Defiant after Being Targeted by Gbagbo's Guns

    First guilt, then pain, then disgust. First tears, then sleeplessness, then defiance.

    Friday, March 11, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 416
  40. COTE D'IVOIRE: Human Rights Situation In Côte d'Ivoire

    UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay warned Thursday that human rights violations against civilians in C

    Thursday, March 10, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 402
  41. DRC: U.N. Squad Starts Work in Mass Rape Zones

    Innocent Zahinda recently started his new job here as the last of six members to be appointed to the staff of Margot

    Thursday, March 10, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 542
  42. Muslim Lawyer Defends Women's Rights

    Based on Islamic law and tribal traditions, Algerian law discriminates against women in terms of marriage, children's

    Wednesday, March 9, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 345
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  44. DRC: Mobile Court a Sign of Hope

    Eleven soldiers found culpable in the rape of more than 50 women in the Congolese town of Fizi Centre in January, hav

    Tuesday, March 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 340
  45. UGANDA: Bleak Future for Former Female Fighters

    Women and girls returning to northern Uganda from forced conscription into the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) struggle

    Tuesday, March 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 347
  46. COTE D'IVOIRE: Crossing a Line - Killings and Fear in Abidjan

    As reports by Human Rights Watch and formal documentation from the UN Human Rights Commission decry the worsening hum

    Tuesday, March 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 351
  47. COTE D'IVOIRE: Ivory Coast Marches on International Women's Day end in Bloodshed

    Marches by thousands of women in protest at Ivory Coast's president Laurent Gbagbo have ended in bloodshed after his

    Tuesday, March 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 367
  48. EGYPT: Egyptian Women's Protest for Equal Rights Turns Violent

    Hundreds of women take the streets of Cairo only to face men telling them to "go home where they belong".

    Tuesday, March 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 369
  49. SIERRA LEONE: In Sierra Leone, Rural Women Engaged on Access to Justice

    In commemoration of this year's International Women's Day, Action Aid International –Sierra Leone (AAI-SL) over

    Tuesday, March 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 370
  50. SIERRA LEONE: In Sierra Leone, As They Commemorate International Women's Day... Sierra Leone Women Renew Call for 30% Quota

    Women in Sierra Leone will today, Tuesday 8th March 2011, join their counterparts the world over to commemorate the I

    Tuesday, March 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 371

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