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  1. PAKISTAN: Mukhtaran Mai: Another Rosa Parks

    Although the apex court's decision acquitting five persons went against Mukhtaran Mai, yet she remains victorious.

    Wednesday, June 1, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 847
  2. LIBERIA: Election Workshop Helps Women Gain Political 'Know-How'

    As Africa's first woman presidential leader, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, works for an October 2011 bid for re-election, a

    Wednesday, June 1, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 851
  3. DRC: Congo Rape Victims See Glimmer of Justice

    In early April, when 14-year-old Amina said her rapist had been arrested and would stand trial, the reporter intervie

    Wednesday, June 1, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 858
  4. INTERNATIONAL: The Invisible Army


    Wednesday, June 1, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 866
  5. ZIMBABWE: Elections in 2011 Would Be Catastrophic

    Civic society leaders in Mutare say holding elections this year would be a recipe for disaster.

    Wednesday, June 1, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 867
  6. HAITI: Haiti's Forgotten Rape Victims

    Wednesday, June 1, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 875
  7. Middle East/North Africa: Arab Spring for Women Too Womens Rights Recommendations for Transitional Political Processes

    Background:

    Wednesday, June 1, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 415
  8. Urgent Responses For Women Human Rights Defenders At Risk: Mapping And Preliminary Assessment

    AWID and the Women Human Rights Defenders International Coalition reviewed a broad range of urgent responses availabl

    Wednesday, June 1, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 455
  9. CEDAW Shadow Report on Nepal

    Introduction

    Wednesday, June 1, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 473
  10. Monthly Action Points (MAP) for the Security Council: June 2011

    For June, in which the China has the Security Council presidency, the MAP provides recommendations on the situations

    Wednesday, June 1, 2011
    Monthly Action Points91 441
  11. Pre 2015 News Archive63 841
  12. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Women Fear Setbacks as Troops Withdraw

    When Lauryn Oates started raising money to send women in Afghanistan to school, she wasn't sure they would ever emerg

    Tuesday, May 31, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 865
  13. AFGHANISTAN: Terrorism is not dead in Afghanistan: MP

    The day Fawzia Koofi was born, her parents, disappointed she wasn't a boy, left her to fry in the sun.

    Tuesday, May 31, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 871
  14. Monthly Action Points (MAP) on Women, Peace and Security, NGOWG, June 2011

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

    Tuesday, May 31, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 440
  15. LEBANON: Protesters Come out Against Gender Violence

    Pressure mounted on Lebanese authorities to adopt laws banning gender-based violence Sunday as several hundred demons

    Monday, May 30, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 836
  16. PAKISTAN: Inclusion of Ensuring Smooth Funding in Law Demanded

    The Advocates for Human Rights has suggested the government of Pakistan to include provision in the Domestic Violence

    Monday, May 30, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 843
  17. SIERRA LEONE: Khadarlis to Empower Women and Children

    Khadarlis for Sierra Leone is a non-governmental and non-profit making organization determined to improve on the livi

    Monday, May 30, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 846
  18. INTERNATIONAL: Wallstrom Making Progress in Fight Against Rape in Conflict

    The Libya conflict has also included an element of war that former Commissioner, Margot Wallstrom is dedicated to fig

    Sunday, May 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 834
  19. BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA: "Butcher of Bosnia": Inhumanity of a War Criminal

    Ratko Mladic, the Serbian General wanted for war crimes including the killing of over 8,000 men and boys around the t

    Sunday, May 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 835
  20. LIBYA: Hundreds of Women Raped by Gaddafi Militia

    At first, the responses to the questionnaire about the trauma of the war in Libya were predictable, if tragic: 10,000

    Sunday, May 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 838
  21. IRAN: Iranian Women Political Prisoners Speak out Against Sexual Threats

    Female political prisoners in the quarantine section of Iran's Evin Prison have issued a letter for Iranian Women's D

    Sunday, May 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 844
  22. AFGHANISTAN: Kandahar Women Risk Paying the Ultimate Price in Pursuit of Higher Learning

    The Canadian-funded textbooks and computers aren't overly expensive — certainly not compared to the price Afgha

    Sunday, May 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 845
  23. INTERNATIONAL/LIBERIA: 'UN Peacekeeping Missions Should Have More Women'

    The UN peacekeeping missions should have more women to increase trust with the local populace, said Poonam Gupta, hea

    Saturday, May 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 830
  24. NEPAL: Nepali Girls Rescued From Traffickers´ Clutches

    Had help not arrived on time, eight Nepali women would have fallen prey to traffickers, who were plotting to send the

    Saturday, May 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 842
  25. UGANDA: More Women Ministers in Cabinet

    Women are big winners in the cabinet appointed on Friday.

    Saturday, May 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 864
  26. IRAN: Iran Re-Elected to UN Commission, Angering US

    Iran was reelected to a seat on a UN commission on population and development Thursday, drawing an angry reaction fro

    Friday, May 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 828
  27. PAKISTAN: Impunity for Rape, Abduction and Forced Conversion of Women

    The Masihi Foundation of Pakistan reports that two Christian girls of the Punjab region of Pakistan were abducted, ra

    Friday, May 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 829
  28. NEPAL: Nepal's Women Have a Voice in Politics but no one is Listening

    After two years of intense wrangling and political deadlock, the extended deadline for passing Nepal's new constituti

    Friday, May 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 837
  29. INTERNATIONAL: Women Mobilizing For Profound Changes In Development Cooperation

    The OECD figures show that in 2010, official development assistance (ODA) from members of the OECD Development Assist

    Friday, May 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 967
  30. NEPAL: Women Battle for New Constitution

    The campaign made them bear the brunt of a government ban on demonstrations around parliament announced on Tuesday, a

    Thursday, May 26, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 819
  31. BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA: If This is 'Peace', When Does it Start for Women?

    Bakira arrived late at the Nobel Women's Initiative conference at Montebello, an envoy from a nightmare period of eth

    Thursday, May 26, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 823
  32. INTERNATIONAL: Every Act of Violence is a Choice

    In a caucus to gather input for the global campaign 16 Days of Activism to End Violence Against Women, one of its fou

    Thursday, May 26, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 824
  33. PAKISTAN: Raped Pakistani Activist Awaits Appeal Decision

    Almost a decade after Mukhtar Mai was gang-raped, her legacy after years of activism and legal battles that made her

    Thursday, May 26, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 825
  34. PAKISTAN: Victims of Acid Attack

    When I was a student in Boston, I rode the subway almost every day.

    Thursday, May 26, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 826
  35. INTERNATIONAL: Secretary-General, at Launch of Initiatives on Women's Education, Stresses Need to Fight Back Against Unequal, Unfair Treatment

    Following are UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's remarks at the launch of the Global Partnership for Girls' and Women

    Thursday, May 26, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 827
  36. INTERNATIONAL: Landmines data. Rape data

    How many rapes are too many in war? Of course, one violent sexual attack on a woman is one too many.

    Thursday, May 26, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 832
  37. SOUTH AFRICA: The President's Promise on Female Appointees

    By next week, Goodluck Jonathan would have assumed a fresh presidency that is completely his, and one of his first jo

    Thursday, May 26, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 840
  38. DRC: Sensationalism or Silence in the Congo: Rape, Death and the Media

    Rape and conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are in the news.

    Thursday, May 26, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 854
  39. 'They Looked at his Identity Card and Shot Him Dead' Six Months of Post-Electoral violence In Côte D'Ivoire

    The violence that followed the disputed presidential election in November 2010 has caused the most serious humanitari

    Thursday, May 26, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 445
  40. INTERNATIONAL/LIBERIA: Peace Negotiations:Did You Carry a Gun?

    Leymah Gbowee from Liberia didn't want the powerful story of Liberian women's peace-making to dominate this morning's

    Wednesday, May 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 809
  41. INTERNATIONAL/CANADA: Nobel Laureates Gather in Quebec to Campaign Against Rape

    It is a crime that is perpetrated against the most vulnerable members of the world's most broken societies – on

    Wednesday, May 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 811
  42. PAKISTAN: 'Education is the Fundamental Right of Every Woman'

    Pakistan's Minister for Information and Broadcasting Firdous Ashiq Awan visited Effat University on Tuesday, with the

    Wednesday, May 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 814
  43. INTERNATIONAL: A Woman's Guide to Survival in a War Zone

    It is a dusty but relatively cool Saturday afternoon in the Qatari capital of Doha when I meet Rosie Garthwaite at th

    Wednesday, May 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 817
  44. INTERNATIONAL: Aung San Suu Kyi Condemns Rape in Conflicts

    Burma's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has condemned the use of rape as a weapon of terror in conflicts.

    Wednesday, May 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 818
  45. AFGHANISTAN: Taliban Kill Head of Afghan Girls' School

    Taliban gunmen have killed the headteacher of a girls' school near the Afghan capital after he ignored warnings to st

    Wednesday, May 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 820
  46. KASHMIR: The women of Substance

    From the earliest times Kashmiri women enjoyed freedom, wielded ample power and exercised responsibility.

    Wednesday, May 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 821
  47. PAKISTAN: Women's Caravan for Ending Gender Discrimination

    The caravan has been organised by ActionAid Pakistan and PODA (Potohar Organization for Development Advocacy) to mark

    Wednesday, May 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 822
  48. INTERNATIONAL: The Security Sector: An Awkward Space for Engagement

    Alongside powerful arguments against militarism, we are hearing an increasingly significant voice from within the sec

    Wednesday, May 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 831
  49. SOMALIA: Somalia the Worst Place to be a Woman - Minister

    Somalia is the most dangerous country on earth to be a woman and a “living hell” for those struggling to

    Wednesday, May 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 849

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