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  1. LIBERIA: Sexual Violence Against Women on the Rise in Liberia

    The public campaign to end violence against women has come and gone but the issue of sexual violence against women is

    Wednesday, December 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 600
  2. SIERRA LEONE: Women Should Speak With One Voice - Steven Gaojia

    Minister of Social Welfare, Gender and Children's Affairs, Steven Gaojia, has said that women need to be united and s

    Tuesday, December 20, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 593
  3. INTERNATIONAL: The Courage of Human Rights Defenders: Women Protesting Violence Are Often Met With Violence

    Leymah Gbowee of Liberia was one of three women to be honored with the 2011 Nobel Prize.

    Tuesday, December 20, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 596
  4. GHANA: Women's Rights Agenda in Retrospect

    2011 was not so good despite CSOs input into efforts to ensure that the rights of women were upheld, that is the vedi

    Monday, December 19, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 578
  5. NIGERIA: 16 Days of Activism on Violence Against Women

    Every year women world over mark the 16 Days activism on violence against women.

    Friday, December 16, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 552
  6. LIBERIA: 'You Did it' - Leymah Says of Women

    When the bazooka ruled in 2003 and only the opinions of Liberian warlords and a beleaguered head of state mattered to

    Thursday, December 15, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 546
  7. GREAT LAKES REGION: UN Officials Urge Eradication of Sexual Violence in Africa's Great Lakes Region

    Deputy Secretary-General Asha-Rose Migiro today stressed that efforts to restore peace and stability in Africa's Grea

    Thursday, December 15, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 548
  8. INTERNATIONAL: Alfred Nobel's Legacy to Women

    On Saturday I was in Oslo with two of my sisters from Africa, Leymah Gbowee and Tawakkol Karman, to receive the Nobel

    Monday, December 12, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 537
  9. GHANA: Rape and Defilement Charge is 25 Years Imprisonnment

    Inspector Dwamena Akenten, Station Officer of the Domestic Violence and Victim Support Unit (DOVVSU) of the Ghana Pol

    Monday, December 12, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 540
  10. GHANA: UNFPA Organises Community Sensitisation on Sexual and Gender Violence

    The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has organised a community sensitisation programme on Sexual and Gender-Bas

    Wednesday, December 7, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 514
  11. Monthly Action Points (MAP) on Women, Peace and Security, NGOWG, December 2011

    For December, in which the Russian Federation has the Security Council presidency, the MAP provides recommendations o

    Tuesday, December 6, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 540
  12. Monthly Action Points (MAP) for the Security Council: December 2011

    For December, in which the Russian Federation has the Security Council presidency, the MAP provides recommendations o

    Thursday, December 1, 2011
    Monthly Action Points91 424
  13. LIBERIA: Liberian Women Stalked by Rape

    As a young girl Garmar Murphy was forced into a child soldier's life, serving as a sexual plaything for Liberian rebe

    Tuesday, November 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 462
  14. International Conference on the Great Lakes Region: Paper on SGBV in the Great Lakes Region

    Ministers responsible for Gender in the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) Member States have

    Tuesday, November 8, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 528
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. GHANA: Ghana Commended for Promoting Gender Parity

    The World Bank has commended the government for its efforts at creating an enabling environment for women to particip

    Thursday, September 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 262
  29. NIGERIA: First Lady Consults With Governers' Wives on Security

    The First Lady, Patience Jonathan, on Monday in Abuja consulted with the wives of state governors on ways of facilita

    Thursday, September 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 264
  30. SAHARA: Abuja Conference on Saharawi Women Struggle is Culmination of WAELE Desire to Provide Much Support to Saharawis' Liberation Struggle

    “The Abuja international conference on the struggle of Saharawi women for freedom is an culmination of the long

    Tuesday, September 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 257
  31. 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
  32. SIERRA LEONE: UN Security Council Releases Report on Integrated Peacebuilding in Sierra Leone

    The Executive Representative of the UN Secretary General and head of the United Nations Integrated Peacebuilding Offi

    Tuesday, September 13, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 256
  33. GHANA: Gender Women Peace

    Women in the country particularly those in Buipe in the Central Gonja District have been urged to use their natural e

    Saturday, September 10, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 254
  34. LIBERIA: Unmil Supports 30 Percent Women Bill

    The United Nations Mission in Liberia or UNMIL has pledged support to a bill, seeking 30% women involvement in public

    Thursday, September 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 198
  35. SIERRA LEONE: Women Moving Forward in Politics

    DAKAR, 8 August 2011 (IRIN) - When Marie Jalloh first ran for office in 2007, resistance to

    Monday, August 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 146
  36. DRC/LIBERIA: Sexual Abuse Allegations Against UN Peacekeepers in DR Congo and Liberia Decline

    Allegations of sexual abuse by soldiers serving in the United Nations peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic

    Wednesday, July 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 142
  37. INTERNATIONAL: Salute To Women Driving Revolutions

    What do driving, voting, wearing pants, and protesting have in common?

    Friday, July 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 080
  38. SIERRA LEONE: Why Men Must Join the Women's Struggle

    The struggle for equal opportunities for women in all aspects of Sierra Leone's socio-economic life is a

    Friday, July 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 083
  39. INTERNATIONAL: An Inside Look at UN Women's First Year

    It's mid-day in early March and about a hundred women and girls are squeezed into a round "peace hut" in th

    Wednesday, July 6, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 072
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. COTE D'IVOIRE: ICC investigation must not exclude serious crimes

    A proposed International Criminal Court (ICC) investigation into Côte d'Ivoire must be expanded to cover seriou

    Thursday, June 23, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 001
  44. COTE D'IVOIRE: Toward A New Côte d'Ivoire -- or the Selective Justice of the Past?

    After six months of violence, almost everyone in Côte d'Ivoire has a horrific story to tell: a loved one killed

    Wednesday, June 22, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 996
  45. SIERRA LEONE: JOB Urges President Koroma for Women's 30% Quota

    The Leader and Chairman of the main opposition, Sierra Leone People's Party (SLPP) Mr.

    Monday, June 20, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 969
  46. LIBERIA: ActionAid Boss Challenges Female Journalists

    Following a protracted period of its dormancy, the Female Journalists Association of Liberia has inducted its leaders

    Monday, June 20, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 971
  47. LIBERIA : 'You Have Brought Honor to All African Women,' Senegal's Wade Says

    President Ellen Johnson has been awarded the 2011 African Gender Award at a ceremony held Saturday night in the Seneg

    Saturday, June 18, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 975
  48. SIERRA LEONE: In Sierra Leone, President Launches Women's Coalition

    A coalition of women from the four major political parties in the country has been launched by President Ernest Bai K

    Friday, June 17, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 961
  49. INTERNATIONAL/IRAQ: The Word on Women - The Other Tahrir Square

    Last week, a group of twenty-five women who were demonstrating for peace and democracy in Baghdad's Tahrir Square

    Thursday, June 16, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 988
  50. SIERRA LEONE: In Sierra Leone, Oxfam to Support Women Participation in Governance

    Oxfam International has vowed support for women in Sierra Leone to fully participate in governance.

    Wednesday, June 15, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 950

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