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  1. SOMALIA: Silent Rape Epidemic on the Rise

    The number of reported rapes in camps for internally displaced people (IDPs) in Mogadishu, the Somali capital, has ri

    Thursday, December 22, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 602
  2. USA: Are Immigrant Women Denied Rights Under Violence Protection Laws?

    When President Obama introduced new legislation to combat domestic violence in October 2011, the U.S.

    Tuesday, December 13, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 662
  3. IRAN: Tyrants Fear Women's Power

    This past year there were signs that the world is waking up to the power and contribution of women.

    Monday, December 12, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 523
  4. UGANDA: Women Human Rights Defenders Speak Out Through Storytelling and Art

    A week of events to highlight human rights issues in the Commonwealth began yesterday with the testimony of Ugandan a

    Tuesday, December 6, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 510
  5. PERU: Women Fight for Justice on Forced Sterilisation

    Peru's government has reopened an investigation into a controversial birth control programme of sterilisation.

    Tuesday, December 6, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 580
  6. INTERNATIONAL: U.S. Works for Reform of Nationality Laws that Hurt Women

    The United States is working for reform of nationality laws that hurt women, says Maria Otero, the State Department's

    Wednesday, October 26, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 365
  7. 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
  8. Kuwait: Gender Discrimination Creates Statelessness and Endangers Families

    Gender discrimination in Kuwait's nationality laws increases the incidence of statelessness by rendering children of

    Thursday, October 20, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 513
  9. Kuwait: Gender Discrimination Creates Statelessness and Endangers Families

    Gender discrimination in Kuwait's nationality laws increases the incidence of statelessness by rendering children of

    Thursday, October 20, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 514
  10. KASHMIR: Stress And Suspended Lives

    Women in Kashmir are the worst sufferers of conflict. Experts say women generally have less tolerance for trauma.

    Monday, September 19, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 160
  11. NIGERIA: Combatting Violence Against Women

    Violence against women is one of the most common abuses of human rights.

    Tuesday, September 13, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 253
  12. AFRICA: 7 Questions - Africa Better on Gender Equality

    Millennium Development Goal Three of the UN has put 2015 as deadline to eliminate gender inequality and empower women

    Sunday, September 11, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 244
  13. KASHMIR: Kashmiri Women Bear the Brunt

    Guns may have fallen silent in Indian-administered Kashmir but the fallout of the conflict, particularly on the healt

    Thursday, September 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 193
  14. Gender Equality Policy

    Thursday, September 1, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 653
  15. ISRAEL/PALESTINE: Where Politics Are Complex, Simple Joys at the Beach

    Skittish at first, then wide-eyed with delight, the women and girls entered the sea, smiling, splashing and then join

    Wednesday, July 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 141
  16. A Decade Lost: Locating Gender in U.S. Counter-Terrorism

    This report provides the first global study of how the U.S.

    Wednesday, July 27, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 475
  17. PALESTINE: A State for Palestinian Women

    The UN General Assembly in September may prove to be an important step on the road to a Palestinian state.

    Wednesday, July 20, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 110
  18. Report: Girls/Women`s Challanges in Afghanistan

    In 2001, after the fall of the Taliban regime, reconstruction of political and economical structures began in Afghani

    Wednesday, July 6, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 461
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. Make Room For Peace: A Guide to Women's Participation in Peace Processes


    Thursday, June 23, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 331
  22. Time for Action to End Sexual Violence Against Women in Conflict

    “It is more dangerous to be a woman than to be a soldier in modern conflict.” Patrick Cammaert (200

    Wednesday, June 15, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 450
  23. INTERNATIONAL: Trustlaw Poll: Afghanistan is Most Dangerous Country for Women

    Violence, dismal healthcare and brutal poverty make Afghanistan the world's most dangerous country for women, with Co

    Tuesday, June 14, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 448
  24. IRAN: International Voices Outraged Following the Death of Iran's Haleh Sahabi

    The controversial death of Dr. Ms. Haleh Sahabi is coming under international scrutiny as the U.S.

    Saturday, June 11, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 916
  25. IRAN: Groups Urge UN Action Against Iranian Rights Abuses

    Nobel Peace laureate Shirin Ebadi and four human rights organizations have jointly called on the UN Human Rights Coun

    Friday, June 10, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 909
  26. SUDAN: The Conflict is Inflaming Every Hour

    Sudan's invasion of the town Abeyi; sexual harassment in Egypt; the impact of Egypt's uprising on migrants; the deten

    Thursday, June 9, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 905
  27. Women at Risk from Poverty: A News Strategy to Close the Gender Gap

    In April this year, the 58 member States in the Governing Council that oversees UN-HABITAT backed a new strategy on p

    Monday, May 9, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 420
  28. OCHA Gender Action Plan 2010

    Introduction:
    Tuesday, May 3, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 402
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. MIDDLE EAST/NORTH AFRICA: Women Have Emerged as Key Players in the Arab Spring

    In a small room in Benghazi some young men and women are putting out a new opposition newspaper.

    Friday, April 22, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 624
  32. INTERNATIONAL: UN Women's Head Michelle Bachelet: A New Superhero?

    Let it not be said that those wags at the United Nations don't have a sense of humour.

    Friday, April 22, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 625
  33. OCCUPIED PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES: UN Coordinator Calls for Protection of Rights of Palestinians Detained by Israel

    The United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator for the Occupied Palestinian Territory has called for protection of the r

    Thursday, April 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 617
  34. Afghan Women and the United Nations

    UN Women working for Afghan women.

    Tuesday, April 19, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 377
  35. PAKISTAN: $750 Million Earmarked for Pakistan's Tribal Women

    Stung by fresh US criticism of its ability to defeat the Taliban on the Afghan border, Pakistan is turning to women i

    Wednesday, April 13, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 581
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  37. COLOMBIA: Women Treated as Spoils of War in Colombia: NGOs

    Colombian NGOs have condemned the "high level" of violence against black, indigenous and poor women in a co

    Tuesday, April 12, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 526
  38. AFGHANISTAN: Maria Bashir: Afghanistan's Fearless Female Prosecutor

    In Afghanistan's Herat province, the chief prosecutor general has a difficult job.

    Tuesday, April 12, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 583
  39. IRAQ: Joint Committee Formed to Expand Women Participation in Decision-Making

    The Minister of State for Women's Affairs in the federal government revealed on Monday forming a joint committee with

    Monday, April 11, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 580
  40. ISRAEL/OCCUPIED PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES: Israeli Authorities Arrest More than 100 Palestinian Women

    Israeli troops stormed a village near near Nablus early Thursday, arresting more than 100 women as they hunted the ki

    Thursday, April 7, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 523
  41. LEBANON: Civil Society Mobilised for Equal Rights

    On 20 March, the day before the Mother's Day holiday in Lebanon, 30,000 people of all ages took the streets of Beirut

    Wednesday, April 6, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 550
  42. INTERNATIONAL: Taking the Gender Fight Worldwide

    “I am a woman, a Socialist, divorced and agnostic,” the new defense minister told the generals of her Rom

    Tuesday, March 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 473
  43. INTERNATIONAL: The Power Of Investing In Women

    Women-led philanthropic organizations are finding effective ways of investing in the world's female population.

    Monday, March 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 475
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  45. Afghan Women at the Crossroads: Agents of Peace-Or Its Victims?

    Ten years ago, as the world was celebrating the arrival of the twenty-first century, the

    Friday, March 25, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 367
  46. LEBANON: Lebanon Protesters Take Aim at Family Law System

    The demonstrations held here on March 20 marked the third time in four weeks that protesters gathered to demand an en

    Thursday, March 24, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 458
  47. CEDAW and Muslim Family Law: In Search of Common Ground

    This report is based on a Musawah research project on the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discriminatio

    Thursday, March 24, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 348
  48. NEPAL: UN Human Rights Office Urges Nepal to End all Forms of Discrimination

    The United Nations human rights office and the national commission on caste-based discrimination in Nepal have urged

    Tuesday, March 22, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 434
  49. SAUDI ARABIA: Saudi Women Embrace Feminism - on Their Own Terms

    Perhaps one of the most significant developments emerging from the Tunisian and Egyptian revolutions is the growing A

    Monday, March 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 447
  50. 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

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