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  1. SERBIA: Army Peacekeeping Missions Update


    Wednesday, December 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 587
  2. USA: Clinton Says U.S. to Help Women Broker Peace

    The United States hopes to prevent and defuse conflicts by getting more women seated at negotiating tables around the

    Tuesday, December 20, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 582
  3. Women in International Peacekeeping Report

    By most measures, women are disproportionately underrepresented as peacekeepers and in the leadership of peacekeeping

    Thursday, December 15, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 545
  4. IRAQ: Interview: Between Nationalism and Women's Rights - The Kurdish Women's Movement

    Jadaliyya: What made you write this article?

    Wednesday, December 14, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 543
  5. Women's Peace Activism in Occupied Palestinian Territories

    Wednesday, December 14, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 544
  6. SOUTH ASIA: Nepal's PLA: From Guerillas to Motherhood

    KATHMANDU, NEPAL (Catholic Online) - Attracted to the Army by promises of equality and justice during the decade of c

    Monday, December 12, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 518
  7. INTERNATIONAL: Women Without Borders:

    Women Without Borders is an international organization that works to research, advocate and lobby globally for women.

    Monday, December 12, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 519
  8. INTERNATIONAL: Nobel Prize has a Gender Imbalance

    Anyone lucky enough to be teaching peace studies courses soon notices that more females are in the classes than males

    Monday, December 12, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 535
  9. 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
  10. Impact of Women in Peace Negotiations in Northern Ireland and Spain

    The continuing prevalence of civil wars merits renewed efforts to understand more about how they might be successfull

    Monday, December 12, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 543
  11. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Women's Message Diluted but Persistant Following Bonn Conference

    Coverage on Afghan women who have traveled the distance to be part of the Bonn Conference in Germany this week did sh

    Thursday, December 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 507
  12. INTERNATIONAL: The Rise of Women

    Their `century' shouldn't be perceived as the end of men

    Friday, December 2, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 483
  13. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Women See An Opportunity At Bonn

    On December 5, the international community will gather with Afghan leaders in Bonn, Germany's picturesque Cold War-er

    Friday, December 2, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 491
  14. AFGHANISTAN: Support Afghan Women

    IMPORTANT talks are coming up where discussions about the peace of Afghanistan will take place.

    Wednesday, November 30, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 476
  15. INTERNATIONAL: UNESCO Awards Peace Hero Defenders – Anarkali Honaryar & Khaled Abu Awwad

    United Nations: An Afghan women's rights campaigner and a Palestinian peace activist are the winners of a United Nati

    Tuesday, November 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 470
  16. INTERNATIONAL: Political Analyst Advocates Lead Roles for More Women in Peacekeeping

    Co-Director of the London School of Economics and Political Science, Dr.

    Tuesday, November 15, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 433
  17. INTERNATIONAL: Women in War, Women in Peace

    As wars become less about states and more about societies, women can play a greater role in shaping or ending conflic

    Tuesday, November 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 423
  18. INTERNATIONAL: Women Participation in Peace, Security Issues

    UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday called for the involvement of more women in conflict prevention and mediat

    Saturday, October 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 379
  19. 'Whistleblower' Screening Disturbs Peace at U.N.


    Thursday, October 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 364
  20. INTERNATIONAL: Women in Blue Helmets: A Source of Strength and a Force for Good

    while working as a gender-based violence consultant for my first UN peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic o

    Thursday, October 20, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 342
  21. INTERNATIONAL: Former Lincoln Cop Discusses Movie 'Whistleblower' of Her Work with UN

    Kathryn Bolkovac was looking for adventure when she left Lincoln in 1999 to join the United Nations peacekeeping miss

    Monday, October 17, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 329
  22. Secretary-General Comments on Film on Issue of Sex Trafficking, Stressing Need for Wider Awareness, 'Zero Tolerance' Policy Response

    These are the remarks, as prepared for delivery, of UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at a panel discussion in New Yor

    Monday, October 17, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 330
  23. At film screening, Ban reaffirms zero tolerance for sexual abuse

    The United Nations today screened The Whistleblower at its New York Headquarters, using the film's theme of a contrac

    Monday, October 17, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 331
  24. INTERNATIONAL: 'Mighty be our Powers' Peaceful Women and the Global South

    The significance of the decision to award the Nobel Peace Prize to three women from the global south extends way beyo

    Monday, October 10, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 538
  25. Make Room for Peace – A Guide to Women's Participation in Peace Processes

    “Make Room for Peace – a guide to women's participation in peace processes” gives practical guidanc

    Wednesday, October 5, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 490
  26. RESOURCE: Women's Participation in UN Peacekeeping Operations: Agents of Change or Stranded Symbols?

    This report reviews the existing evidence relating to the impact of uniformed women peacekeepers – i.e.

    Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 487
  27. 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
  28. HAITI: UN Peacekeeper Commander Letter to Haitian People Regretting Rape

    The Commander of the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH), Major General Luiz Ramos, has written

    Monday, September 26, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 177
  29. HAITI: Why It is So Hard to Pursue Justice Against Peacekeepers Accused of Sexual Misconduct

    By now you may have heard about an accusation of terrible cruelty on the part of Uruguayan peacekeepers in Haiti.

    Saturday, September 24, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 200
  30. INTERNATIONAL: UN Sex Crimes Whistleblower Wrongfully Dismissed

    Madeleine Rees, a former U.N.

    Friday, September 16, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 224
  31. HAITI: Ban Ki-Moon Sends Delegation to Haiti after Peacekeeper Rape Scandal

    The Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon sent Wednesday in Port-au-Prince three senior UN officials as part of the correctiv

    Friday, September 16, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 227
  32. HAITI: Senior UN Team Heads to Haiti in Wake of Alleged Sexual Abuse by Peacekeepers

    Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has sent a senior team to Haiti to enforce the United Nations' zero-tolerance policy on

    Thursday, September 15, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 219
  33. HAITI: Uruguayan Government to Investigate Suspected Sexual Abuse in Haiti by Peacekeeper

    Alberto Breccia, a presidential spokesman, said "there is a criminal complaint drawn up by the military" to

    Friday, September 9, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 204
  34. HAITI: Uruguay Should Investigate Alleged Sexual Misconduct by its Troops in Haiti

    The United Nations said today that Uruguay should conduct a full and thorough investigation into allegations of sexua

    Friday, September 9, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 205
  35. INTERNATIONAL: Peacekeepers' Sex Scandals Linger, On Screen and Off

    On screen, two senior United Nations officials in Bosnia are arguing about firing Kathy Bolkovac, an American police

    Thursday, September 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 197
  36. INTERNATIONAL: UN Peacekeeping Nations Consider Haiti Abuse Case

    Foreign ministers and defense chiefs from the Latin American countries that have more than 12,000 peacekeepers in Hai

    Thursday, September 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 238
  37. INTERNATIONAL: "The Whistleblower" Film Sharpens Issues of Sex-Trafficking at the UN

    In 1999, Kathryn Bolkovac, a single mother from Nebraska and a seasoned cop, joined the U.N.

    Wednesday, August 31, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 202
  38. AFGHANISTAN: Women and Reconciliation: What are the Concerns?

    Peace is not made with friends, it is made with enemies.

    Tuesday, August 30, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 209
  39. Security Council Open Debate on UN Peacekeeping Operations, August 2011


    On August 26, 2011 the United Nations Security Council (SC) held an open debate on UN global peaceke

    Friday, August 26, 2011
    Security Council Debate87 189
  40. 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
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  43. 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
  44. SUDAN: As Secession Nears, Sudan Steps Up Drive to Stop Rebels

    The Sudanese Army and its allied militias have gone on an unsparing rampage to crush rebel fighters in the Nuba Mount

    Monday, June 20, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 994
  45. SUDAN: UN Denies Peacekeepers' Abuses in Sudan North-South Border State

    The UN Mission in Sudan (UNMIS) has categorically denied allegations of misconduct against its peacekeepers in the co

    Sunday, June 19, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 976
  46. SUDAN: With UN Peacekeepers Accused of Rape in Sudan, UN Women & Ban Ki-Moon Adviser Won't Answer, Other Priorities

    With UN peacekeepers accused of at least six rapes in Southern Kordofan in Sudan, what has the UN system done?

    Thursday, June 16, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 952
  47. INTERNATIONAL: UN Official Stresses Need for Empowerment and Political Participation of Women

    The head of the United Nation entity tasked with promoting gender equality today reiterated that economic empowerment

    Saturday, June 11, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 913
  48. DRC/INDIA: Army Probes Soldiers' Sexual Misconduct

    Two long years after charges of “sexual misconduct” were leveled against the Indian peacekeepers deployed

    Wednesday, June 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 892
  49. KOSOVO: NATO peacekeeper in Kosovo charged with raping female employees; sent home to face charges

    A NATO official in Kosovo says a peacekeeper has been charged with raping several women working in a military camp in

    Friday, June 3, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 860
  50. 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