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  1. MIDDLE EAST/NORTH AFRICA: Clinton Warns Against Sidelining Women in Arab Spring

    Women must not be sidelined by the new political systems being born from the Arab Spring, US Secretary of State Hilla

    Friday, July 1, 2011
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  3. KOSOVO: President Jahjaga Met With The President of Lithuania, Dalia Grybauskaite

    The President of the Republic of Kosovo, Mrs. Atifete Jahjaga continues the official visit to Lithuania.

    Friday, July 1, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 050
  4. Conference Report: Disarm Domestic Violence

    On the 31st of March 2011, the Swedish section of Women's International League for Peace and Freedom in cooperation w

    Friday, July 1, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 460
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  6. Monthly Action Points (MAP) for the Security Council: July 2011

    For July, in which Colombia has the Security Council presidency, the MAP provides recommendations on the situations i

    Friday, July 1, 2011
    Monthly Action Points91 439
  7. CYPRUS: US Places Cyprus On Sex-Trafficking 'Watch List'

    CYPRUS has been placed on the US' sex trafficking watch list after failing to meet minimum standards for the eliminat

    Thursday, June 30, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 036
  8. HAITI: Displaced Women Demand Justice in Port au Prince

    "We women demand!…" sang out a hundred plus voices "…Justice for Marie!" Marie, a 2

    Thursday, June 30, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 037
  9. PHILIPPINES: Women Mark Anniversary of Right to Vote

    Today, April 30, should be a red-letter day for Filipino women because it is the 74th anniversary of the plebiscite t

    Thursday, June 30, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 038
  10. INTERNATIONAL/UNITED STATES: The World's 5 Worst Places For Women -- And How U.S. Policy Helped Make Them That Way

    When checking the nuclear ambitions of dictators or building “democracy” in Baghdad, po

    Thursday, June 30, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 040
  11. SIERRA LEONE: Government and Civil Society Dialogue on Women's Participations in Governance

    Thursday, ENCISS, a Civil Society organization, and government were in a dialogue forum on women's participation in g

    Thursday, June 30, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 041
  12. SUDAN: South Sudan: Put Human Rights First

    South Sudan should mark its independence on July 9, 2011, by taking key steps to further a robust human rights agenda

    Thursday, June 30, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 042
  13. FIJI:Police Shut Down FWRM 25th Birthday Retreat

    The Fiji's Women's Rights Movement's (FWRM) retreat and planning at the Pearl Resort in Pacific Harbor was shut down

    Thursday, June 30, 2011
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  15. UN-Women Strategic Plan, 2011-2013

    The Executive Board,

    Thursday, June 30, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 464
  16. NORTHERN IRELAND: Northern Ireland's Vice Trade Shame: Growing Demand For Prostitutes Sees Rise In Human Trafficking

    The PSNI is becoming increasingly concerned that dangerous crime gangs involved in human trafficking are targeting No

    Wednesday, June 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 026
  17. INTERNATIONAL: Malta put on Trafficking Watchlist

    Malta, Cyprus and Estonia have been put on a watch list by the US for allegedly failing to stop high levels of human

    Wednesday, June 29, 2011
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  18. SERBIA: National Conference "Response to Violence Against Women In Family and Partner Relations"

    State Secretary of the Ministry of Labour and Social Policy and National Director of project “Fight against sex

    Wednesday, June 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 028
  19. LEBANON: Traffic Stops as Activists Protest Against Absence of Women in Cabinet

    Traffic stalled and offices stood still for five minutes Tuesday as women's rights activists protested against the ex

    Wednesday, June 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 032
  20. RWANDA: Police to Conduct Special Female Officers' Courses

    Rwanda National Police (RNP) will begin conducting special training for female police officers to promote women parti

    Wednesday, June 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 034
  21. DRC: Battling for Gender Equality in the Congo

    "The soldiers were calling 'dinner, dinner, dinner'.

    Wednesday, June 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 045
  22. RWANDA: 17 Years Later, Rwandan Children Feel Effects of Genocide

    The lingering effects of the 1994 Rwandan genocide continue to be felt among the country's children, particularly the

    Wednesday, June 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 046
  23. SOUTH ASIA: Conference on Gender Responsive Governance Begins

    A South Asian regional conference on “Promoting Gender Responsive Democratic Governance in South Asia” ha

    Tuesday, June 28, 2011
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  24. IRAN: Iranian Women's Rights Activists Arrested

    Two Iranian activists have been arrested as a group of political prisoners ended a hunger strike protesting the death

    Tuesday, June 28, 2011
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  25. KURDISTAN: New Legislation Aims to Curb Violence Against Women in Kurdistan

    After years of campaigning by women's organizations, the Kurdish Parliament has finally passed a tough anti-domestic

    Tuesday, June 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 019
  26. COLOMBIA: 'We Didn't Have Our Sons or Daughters For War

    North Cauca, Colombia, June 24, 2011: The first meeting of indigenous women in resistance for the survival and autono

    Tuesday, June 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 029
  27. UGANDA: Uganda Government News: Women MP Decry Gender Insensitivity in Parliament

    The Women Members of Parliament are accusing Parliamentary leadership of ignoring international protocols in ensuring

    Tuesday, June 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 030
  28. DRC: UN Renews Congo Peacekeepers in Light of Rape Epidemic

    The United Nations Refugee Agency reported this month that 170 women were raped during a raid on a village by an arme

    Tuesday, June 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 031
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  30. Middle East: 68% of Working Women Say They are Treated Equal to Men

    As many as 68 per cent of women in the Middle East and North Africa feel that they are treated equally to men at work

    Monday, June 27, 2011
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  31. EGYPT: Military Pledges to Stop Forced 'Virginity Tests'

    The head of Egypt's military intelligence has promised Amnesty International that the army will no longer carry out f

    Monday, June 27, 2011
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  32. INTERNATIONAL: State Department Report Ranks Countries on Human Trafficking

    Human trafficking is flourishing in the Democratic Republic of Congo, North Korea, Saudi Arabia and Iran, with little

    Monday, June 27, 2011
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  33. PAKISTAN: Officials: Women Bomber Trend Grows in Pakistan

    Al Qaeda and the Taliban appear to have ordered their cadres to increasingly use women to carry out suicide and armed

    Monday, June 27, 2011
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  34. LIBERIA: Liberia Tackles Sexual Violence Head On

    Korlu, a young mother of two, lives on the outskirts of Monrovia, the capital here.

    Monday, June 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 020
  35. INTERNATIONAL: Empowering Women Helps Fight Poverty and Other Social Ills, UN Official Stresses

    Empowering women and advancing their rights is not only the right thing to do but it can lead to progress on a range

    Monday, June 27, 2011
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  36. RWANDA: Project to Protect Women Rights Launched

    UN Women together with the City of Kigali launched a project aimed at promoting the rights of working women and girls

    Monday, June 27, 2011
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  37. LIBERIA: Liberia Tackles Sexual Violence Head On

    Korlu, a young mother of two, lives on the outskirts of Monrovia, the capital here.

    Monday, June 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 043
  38. Women's Political and Legal Rights in New And Revised Constitutions

    Earlier this year in response to the Arab Spring and the major part women are playing in the overthrow of dictatorshi

    Monday, June 27, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 456
  39. 2011 Trafficking in Persons Report

    Monday, June 27, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 457
  40. NEPAL: Stop Torturing Women in Detention

    Advocacy Forum, an NGO working for human rights, today called on the government to exercise due diligence to prevent

    Sunday, June 26, 2011
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  41. IRAN: Iran Giving Out Condoms for Criminals to Rape Us, Say Jailed Activists

    Prison guards in Iran are giving condoms to criminals and encouraging them to systematically rape young opposition ac

    Sunday, June 26, 2011
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  42. UGANDA: Museveni the Radical Feminist Finally Faces the Wrath of Ugandan Women

    There are many things for which Uganda has come to be known over the past quarter of a century.

    Sunday, June 26, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 012
  43. ISRAEL: State to Shutter Half of Battered Women Shelters as NGOs Fail to Meet Basic Requirements

    Six shelters for battered women are likely to close because the organizations running them for years did not win the

    Friday, June 24, 2011
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  44. SRI LANKA: Sexual Offences on the Increase

    Complaints with regard to child abuse and sexual offences against women and children in Sri Lanka are increasing dram

    Friday, June 24, 2011
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  45. DRC: DR Congo mass rape in Fizi: '170 attacked'

    The number of reported victims of a recent mass rape campaign by gunmen in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has r

    Friday, June 24, 2011
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  46. RWANDA: Profile: Female Rwandan killer Pauline Nyiramasuhuko

    Sixty-five-year-old Pauline Nyiramasuhuko, who has been sentenced to life in prison, has been described as a tyrant a

    Friday, June 24, 2011
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  48. RWANDA: Women Participated Massively in Elections - Report

    A report released by the Gender Monitoring Office, shows that women massively participated in the just concluded loca

    Friday, June 24, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 011

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