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  1. AFRICA: Peacebuilders Fail Africa's Women Victims of War

    Thousands of women and girls who have been abducted by armed groups, enslaved and repeatedly raped during conflicts a

    Monday, October 31, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 381
  2. EGYPT: Still struggling

    Will the lot of Egypt's women improve after the country's revolution?

    Friday, October 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 368
  3. AFRICA: African Women: A Celebration of Achievements

    As an African woman, I declare: The Nobel Prize got it right, it celebrated three African women.

    Friday, October 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 380
  4. TUNISIA: Women's winter of discontent

    Although the gaze of global media has shifted elsewhere –increasingly violent protests in Yemen and Syria, the

    Thursday, October 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 361
  5. TUNISIA: Arab Spring, Islamist Summer

    As Ben Ali's regime first teetered and then toppled, women were on the front lines of the struggle as protesters, jou

    Thursday, October 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 362
  6. TUNISIA: Feminist Fall?

    Structurally, Tunisia's transitional government led by interim president Fouad Mebazza, interim prime minister Beji C

    Thursday, October 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 363
  7. SOMALIA: 'Living Hell': Somalia's Hidden Rape Epidemic

    Nadifa, a widowed mother of four, left her hut near Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia, to search for food.

    Wednesday, October 26, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 369
  8. EGYPT: Did Egypt's Women Win the Revolution Only to Lose Out?

    In the immediate aftermath of this spring's revolution, something new and unfamiliar happened in Egypt: women and men

    Tuesday, October 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 355
  9. KENYA: Kenya Struggles With Female Lawmaker Quota

    In Kenya, a Cabinet task force is grappling with how to implement a constitutional requirement that women comprise at

    Tuesday, October 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 357
  10. SIERRA LEONE: In Sierra Leone, ActionAid Discusses Access to Justice With Rural Women

    As part of its campaign to reduce injustice and increase Access to Justice (AtoJ) for women in Sierra Leone, ActionAi

    Tuesday, October 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 358
  11. Women of the Horn of Africa, Still Bending their Heads

    This overview by the Strategic Initiative for Women in the Horn of Africa (SIHA) Network will give a general perspect

    Tuesday, October 25, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 520
  12. AFRICA: Curb Soaring Population Growth? Keep Girls in School

    Former Irish President Mary Robinson was just making polite conversation when she asked an Ethiopian teenager about h

    Monday, October 24, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 352
  13. Broken Promises: Gender Impacts of the World Bank-Financed West African and Chad-Cameroon Pipeline

    Gender Action and Friends Of the Earth International present our report on the gender impacts of the Chad-Cameroon Oi

    Monday, October 24, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 518
  14. SUDAN: Report Expresses Concern for Women's Rights in the Two Sudans

    A report published in conjunction with a human rights conference to be held in Gambia from 24 October to 7 November p

    Sunday, October 23, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 350
  15. LIBYA: With New Hope, Women Activists Keep Focus on Libya

    Libyan exile Shahrazad Kablan was teaching school in Cincinnati when the uprising against Col.

    Friday, October 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 345
  16. TUNISIA: Tunisian Women Fighting Emancipation's Peril on Eve of Election

    Maya Jribi, the only woman in a leadership job at one of Tunisia's main political parties, says it's been an uphill b

    Friday, October 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 346
  17. UN Women, Women's Empowerment and Arab States

    The UN Women's Fund for Gender Equality launches proposals for Women's Empowerment in Arab States.

    Thursday, October 20, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 333
  18. MOZAMBIQUE: UNICEF and partners focus on the prevention of sexual abuse against girls in Mozambique

    When Linda*, 16, entered into an agreement with her well respected 40-year-old teacher to exchange sex for good grade

    Thursday, October 20, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 334
  19. WEST AFRICA: Nobel Peace Prize winners Sirleaf and Gbowee reflect Liberian women's strength

    I went for a walk in Liberia two years ago.

    Thursday, October 20, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 340
  20. ERITREA: Women's Role in Ensuring Social Justice Described Vital

    The Administrator of Gash-Barka region, Mr.

    Wednesday, October 19, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 338
  21. LIBERIA: Nobel Peace Prize Winners Sirleaf and Gbowee Reflect Liberian Women's Strength

    I went for a walk in Liberia two years ago.

    Wednesday, October 19, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 339
  22. Uncovering the story of Women's Participation in the Kenya Mediation Process

    The 2008 Kenya National Dialogue and Reconciliation is an exceptional example of good practice in terms of the repres

    Wednesday, October 19, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 512
  23. Recent Nobel Peace Prize winner Leymah Gbowee speaks about her role in Liberian liberation

    Leymah Gbowee remembers her son asking if he could have a scrap of doughnut and having to tell him she didn't have an

    Monday, October 17, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 327
  24. LIBERIA: How Can Women Recover from War?

    This week's national election in Liberia came on the heels of last week's announcement that two of the three Nobel Pe

    Thursday, October 13, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 318
  25. LIBERIA: Mixed Reviews for Johnson-Sirleaf's Nobel Peace Prize

    As the Norwegian Nobel Committee named Liberian President Ellen Johnson- Sirleaf a joint winner of the 2011 Nobel Pea

    Thursday, October 13, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 321
  26. UGANDA: From Captive to Budding Entrepreneur With a Boost From UNHCR

    Whenever Marie*, just 16, looks at her lively toddler, Honoré*, she has the most intimate reminder of the 25-y

    Thursday, October 13, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 323
  27. LIBERIA: Nobel Laureate Seeks Re-election in Fateful Polls

    Liberians voted Tuesday in the country's second presidential election since the end of a brutal civil war, choosing f

    Wednesday, October 12, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 313
  28. NIGERIA: Making Peace Can Be a Real Battle

    If an American television network were going to be in cahoots with the Nobel committee, it makes sense that it would

    Tuesday, October 11, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 311
  29. KENYA: Kenya Ranked Top in Gender Reforms

    Kenya has been voted the best country in the world for passing laws that enable women to conduct business during the

    Tuesday, October 11, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 315
  30. SOMALIA: The Rape of Somalia's Women is being Ignored

    Like so many in the Horn of Africa, Nadifa needed food.

    Tuesday, October 11, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 322
  31. GUINEA: End Impunity in Guinea: Two Years on, Still No Justice for Victims of the Stadium Massacre

    The demonstration meant to be peaceful quickly degenerated into a bloodshed of violence when the army entered the pac

    Friday, October 7, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 298
  32. INTERNATIONAL: Leymah Gbowee: Child Soldiers, Child Wives: Wounded for Life

    Working with ex-child soldiers of Charles Taylor's army, and the girls they have taken as wives, has convinced Nobel

    Friday, October 7, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 618
  33. SOUTH AFRICA: More Dangerous to Be a Woman than a Soldier

    African women who bear the brunt of the continent's conflicts now demand to play a defining role in peacekeeping.

    Thursday, October 6, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 294
  34. ZIMBABWE: The Word on Women - Defending Women's Human Rights In Zimbabwe: Examining The Complexities

    Women Human Rights Defenders (WHRDs) in Zimbabwe are routinely arrested, unlawfully detained and subjected to ill-tre

    Thursday, October 6, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 295
  35. AFRICA: Winning Peace After the War is Over

    It's small actions of compassion and dignity that can restore faith in humanity, even in times of war, human conflict

    Thursday, October 6, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 296
  36. RESOURCE: Women and the Arab Spring (Part 1)

    I promised to write a series of posts on women and the Arab Spring and this is the first, dealing with the role of wo

    Thursday, October 6, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 496
  37. Monthly Action Points on Women, Peace and Security Council: October 2011

    On 28 October, Nigeria will host an Open Debate on Women Peace and Security, marking the 11th anniversary of the adop

    Wednesday, October 5, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 491
  38. SWAZILAND: Cabinet Has Approved the Following

    Ratification of the protocol to the African Charter on Human Rights and People's Rights of Women in Africa, 2003

    Wednesday, October 5, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 497
  39. UGANDA: Brig. Nalweyiso: Woman of Many Firsts

    If it had not been for the brutal government soldiers, may be Brigadier Proscovia Nalweyiso would not have become a s

    Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 281
  40. AFRICA: Gender Equality, Why Involving Men is Crucial

    The involvement of men is key to the success of the gender-equality movement, but changing long-held social structure

    Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 286
  41. AFRICA: Clinton's Africa Vision is Out of Focus, Say Critics

    On Monday, October 3, 2011, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will meet with 40 women entrepreneurs from 36 A

    Sunday, October 2, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 285
  42. AFRICA: African Women Prepare for a Bigger Role in Peacemaking

    African women who bear the brunt of the continent's conflicts now demand to play a defining role in peacekeeping.

    Saturday, October 1, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 283
  43. Women, Gender and Gun Violence in the Middle East

    This report presents the main findings of an assessment conducted in Lebanon, Jordanand Occupied Palestinian Territor

    Saturday, October 1, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 573