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  1. INTERNATIONAL: Quotas and Women-Only Shortlists aren't Popular, but they work

    The push for equality stopped years ago. Women need to wake up to what has really happened.

    Saturday, April 30, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 679
  2. SOUTHERN AFRICA: State for Women's Rights

    President Banda says Zambia is committed to domesticating international instruments on the rights of women and childr

    Friday, April 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 666
  3. ASIA: Asia Must Improve Job Options for Women

    Asian countries, including India [ Images ], need to address the growing gender inequality in the labour market by in

    Friday, April 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 670
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  5. INTERNATIONAL: Women Key to Successful Peace And Security

    Women are critical to peace building and conflict resolution.

    Friday, April 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 678
  6. BANGLADESH: Bangladeshi Women Defy Islamic Clergy

    Bangladeshi women are pushing government to implement the recently approved National Women Development Policy (NWDP)

    Friday, April 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 680
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  8. IRAN/BAHRAIN: Iranians Support Bahraini Women

    Iranians take to the streets in Tehran to show support for Bahraini women enduring the violence and crimes committed

    Friday, April 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 710
  9. Monthly Action Points (MAP) on Women, Peace and Security, NGOWG, April 2011

    The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the April 2011 version of our Monthly Action Points (

    Friday, April 29, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 384
  10. Monthly Action Points (MAP) on Women, Peace and Security, NGOWG, March 2011

    The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the March 2011 version the Monthly Action Points (MAP

    Friday, April 29, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 385
  11. Monthly Action Points (MAP) on Women, Peace and Security, NGOWG, January 2011

    The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the January 2011 version of the Monthly Action Points

    Friday, April 29, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 386
  12. Empowered and Equal: Gender Equality Strategy: 2008-2011

    The UNDP Gender Equality Strategy (GES) is grounded in the premise that the development objective of equality between

    Friday, April 29, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 387
  13. Gender Parity in UNDP

    Promotion of gender equality and empowerment of women has been at the heart of the UNDP advocacy and programme interv

    Friday, April 29, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 388
  14. DRC: UN Body Accuses DRC Soldiers of Sex Crimes

    Soldiers have committed acts of sexual violence in the north-east Democratic Republic of Congo, a UN humanitarian gro

    Thursday, April 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 627
  15. IRAN: Iran Women Protest Bahrain Crackdown

    Iranian women will take to the streets in a show of solidarity with Bahraini women who are continually falling victim

    Thursday, April 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 654
  16. INTERNATIONAL: Information Technology Skills Will Boost Women's Participation in Crucial Sector – UN

    Greater efforts to support girls and young women to acquire skills in information and communications technologies (IC

    Thursday, April 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 658
  17. BANGLADESH: Women Defy Islamic Clergy

    Bangladeshi women are pushing government to implement the recently approved National Women Development Policy (NWDP)

    Thursday, April 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 663
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  19. PAKISTAN: Outspoken Pakistani Rape Victim to Appeal Supreme Court Decision

    A Pakistani woman who became internationally known for pressing charges against the men who gang raped her in 2002 is

    Thursday, April 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 668
  20. KENYA: Fight Against Child Sex Tourism Needs A Boost

    When police in Kenya's coastal tourist city of Mombasa conduct night raids, it is not unusual for a large number of s

    Thursday, April 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 671
  21. SUDAN: SPLM Calls On Traditional Leaders To Abhor Violence

    Senior officials from South Sudan's governing party, the Sudan People's Liberation Movement (SPLM), on Thursday, call

    Thursday, April 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 676
  22. AFGHANISTAN: Shura Gives Voice to Women's Role in Paktika

    An all-female delegation of women from Paktika province convened for the first time April 25, 2011.

    Thursday, April 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 688
  23. DRC: Grim Prospects of DRC's Female Child Soldiers

    Josephine, from Masisi in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, DRC, says that she chose to join the National Con

    Thursday, April 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 024
  24. DRC: Congo's Conflict Minerals: The Next Blood Diamonds

    We recently traveled together to Congo, where the deadliest war in the world is occurring.

    Wednesday, April 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 628
  25. HAITI: Soroptimist Federations Partner to Help Women Affected by Haiti Earthquake

    Soroptimist International of the Americas (SIA) and Soroptimist International of Europe (SIE) have partnered to donat

    Wednesday, April 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 652
  26. AFGHANISTAN: Shura Gives Voice to Women's Role in Paktika

    An all-female delegation of women from Paktika Province convened for the first time April 25.

    Wednesday, April 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 653
  27. INTERNATIONAL: Female Migrant Domestic Workers: A Sad Story Largely Unknown

    Migrant domestic workers often toil under difficult and abusive conditions out of sight of the world's eyes.

    Wednesday, April 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 659
  28. SUDAN: North Darfur Water Project Helps Protect Women from Sexual Violence

    A water project supported by the UN-African Union peacekeeping force (UNAMID) in eight villages of North Darfur will

    Wednesday, April 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 660
  29. ZIMBABWE: Gender Plans Lack Political Will

    Zimbabwe has signed key international and regional instruments designed to empower women and eliminate discrimination

    Wednesday, April 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 665
  30. PAKISTAN: Education Key to Changing Women's Lot

    Narrating her life and struggle, Ghulam Sughra, a recipient of International Women of Courage Award, on Tuesday told

    Wednesday, April 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 669
  31. TUNISIA: Tunisian Women Hold Tight To Rights After Revolution

    For Tunis resident Amel, her country's January revolution brought her personal freedom after two decades living in a

    Wednesday, April 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 672
  32. ALGERIA: Ex-CIA Chief In Algeria Sentenced To Five Years For Rape

    The former CIA chief in Algeria has been sentenced to jail for raping an Arab woman.

    Wednesday, April 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 685
  33. UNITED STATES: Obtaining Justice

    Sen.

    Tuesday, April 26, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 634
  34. SAUDI ARABIA: Voting for Saudi women?

    Women in Saudi Arabia showed a great deal of tenacity recently at municipal voting centers where they showed up to re

    Tuesday, April 26, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 645
  35. AFGHANISTAN: Virginity-Related Penalties

    The penalties that Afghan women suffer whenever allegations of pre-marital sex and loss of virginity emerge, includin

    Tuesday, April 26, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 647
  36. BANGLADESH: Minority Women in Bangladesh Gang Raped in 2001-02: Report

    A judicial commission in Bangladesh has concluded that "over 200 minority women were gang raped" in the vio

    Tuesday, April 26, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 648
  37. SIERRA LEONE: Sierra Leone Marks 50 Years of Independence

    Sierra Leone's President Ernest Bai Koroma has called on his countrymen to reflect on their history and future prospe

    Tuesday, April 26, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 649
  38. MIDDLE EAST/NORTH AFRICA: An Arab Spring for Women

    The "Arab Spring" has received copious attention in the American media, but one of its crucial elements has

    Tuesday, April 26, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 650
  39. LIBYA: Libya Conflict Blamed for Rse in Miscarriages, Pregnancy Complications

    FEAR and not enough materials are putting mothers-to-be at risk in Libya's rebel capital Benghazi, where midwives are

    Tuesday, April 26, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 651
  40. UNITED STATES: USDOJ: Justice Department Announces $6.9 Million in Grants to Engage Men in Preventing Crimes Against Women

    The United States Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) announced $6.9 million in awards to 23

    Tuesday, April 26, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 664
  41. The Hidden Crisis: Armed Conflict and Education

    Overview: Gender parity and equality: a web of disadvantage to overcome

    Tuesday, April 26, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 379
  42. Humanitarian Related GA and ECOSOC Documents: Gender Language

    This compilation is designed to provide an analytical overview of gender language in humanitarian related documents o

    Tuesday, April 26, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 380
  43. CAMBODIA/THAILAND: 36,000 Displaced By Deadly Border Clashes

    At least 36,000 people were displaced on 23-24 April amid fresh fighting along the Thai-Cambodian border, officials s

    Monday, April 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 623
  44. CAR: Supporting Women's Rights in Remote Areas

    Violations of human rights are on the increase in northeastern Central African Republic (CAR), with aid workers expre

    Monday, April 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 632
  45. PHILIPPINES: Filipina Jailed After Reporting 'Rape' To Face Court

    A Filipina who has been in custody for more than four months since reporting a rape to police is due to appear in cou

    Monday, April 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 635
  46. NIGERIA: Tracking Electoral Violence Against Women in Real-Time

    During Nigeria's last leg of elections for governorship seats and State Houses of Assembly on 26 April, UN Women will

    Monday, April 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 636
  47. SRI LANKA: 'National Security' in Post-War Sri Lanka: Women's (In) Security in the North

    Resurrecting the ‘undead Tiger' to secure the citizen: How the situation of women belie the dominant security
    Monday, April 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 642
  48. SERBIA: Protection of Equality Head Takes Aim at Discrimination in Serbia

    In office for nearly a year now, Serbia's Commissioner for the Protection of Equality Nevena Petrusic has been deluge

    Monday, April 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 644
  49. INDONESIA: Yogyakarta Group Lends A Hand To Abused Women

    Being well educated or financially independent does not always come with red carpet treatment for women.

    Sunday, April 24, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 620
  50. SRI LANKA: Casualties of War: Helping Sri Lanka's Female Soldiers

    Right through our one hour interview, she kept twitching her fingers nervously.

    Sunday, April 24, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 641

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