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  1. TOOLKIT: The Opportunity Agenda: Human Rights Day


    Tuesday, December 10, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 809
  2. REPORT: Colombia; Women, Conflict-Related Sexual Violence, and the Peace Process

    US Office on Colombia is an organization in Washington DC that works to advocate for human rights in Colombia, partic

    Wednesday, December 4, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 847
  3. COLOMBIA: Lured into Fighting, Colombia's Girl Rebels Face Abuse

    Under the dense rainforest canopy, 14-year-old Claudia Roa lay delirious with pain after giving birth to a boy.

    Tuesday, December 3, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 164
  4. COLOMBIA: UN Agency Welcomes Selection of two Female Negotiators for Colombia's Peace Talks

    The United Nations entity tasked with advancing gender equality today applauded the appointment of two women to the t

    Friday, November 29, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 176
  5. COLOMBIA: Women, War and Peace: Colombian Women Demand Truth and Justice

    November 16 marked an important change in Colombia's peace negotiations -President Juan Manuel Santos announced that

    Tuesday, November 26, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 163
  6. COLOMBIA: Breaking News from the Peace Table in Havana

    Breaking News from the Peace Table in Havana

    November 6, 2013

    Wednesday, November 6, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 139
  7. COLOMBIA: National Summit of Women for Peace Starts in Colombia

    About 400 Colombian women, representing all the political sectors, ethnic groups and organizations in the country wil

    Wednesday, October 23, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 097
  8. Report of the Twelfth Session of the Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean

    Friday, October 18, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 016
  9. HAITI: Haiti's 'invisible girls' call on EU to gender-monitor aid

    Haiti is the poorest country in the Americas and after the 2010 earthquake, which killed an estimated 220,000 people,

    Wednesday, October 16, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 109
  10. GUATEMALA: One Woman's Campaign Against Violent Crime and Corruption

    Claudia Paz y Paz has a tough job as the first female attorney general in Guatemala, one of the most violent countrie

    Tuesday, October 8, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 102
  11. COLOMBIA: T&T, Colombia in Security Talks

    Women from South America are lured into T&T and kept in “houses” as virtual slaves throughout T&T

    Saturday, October 5, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 090
  12. PERU: Police Bust Human Trafficking Ring

    October 4, 2013

    By Rachel Chase

    Friday, October 4, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 103
  13. NICARAGUA: Nicaraguan Law Update 'Piles Pressure on Women to Face Abusers'

    Thousands of women in Nicaragua have taken to the streets to protest against legal changes that could push female vic

    Friday, September 27, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 091
  14. EL SALVADOR/AMERICAS: Everyday aggression

    ONE night last year police received a call from worried residents of a wealthy area of San Salvador, El Salvador's ca

    Saturday, September 21, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 095
  15. LATIN AMERICA: Violence Against Women in Latin America Everyday Aggression

    Laws to punish domestic violence are too often honoured in the breach

    Saturday, September 21, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 225
  16. HAITI: Haiti PM Seeks Legislation to Protect Privacy of Rape Victims

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (sentinel.ht) - On Tuesday, Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe said he would be supporting the draf

    Wednesday, September 18, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 067
  17. GUATEMALA: Rigoberta Menchu Says Impunity Continues in Guatemala

    Buenos Aires, Sep 16 (Prensa Latina) Nobel Peace laureate Rigoberta Menchu said today that after many long years of g

    Monday, September 16, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 083
  18. COLOMBIA: Breaking Colombia's Silence Over Its War Rape Victims

    Preyed on by armed men at beauty pageants and at school gates and then raped. Forced into sex slavery.

    Friday, September 6, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 064
  19. SYRIA: Congress Cannot Ignore Violence Against Women in Syria

    As always, another election was upon us; all eyes were on who voted for or against the 2002 Iraq War Resolution.

    Friday, September 6, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 065
  20. USA: Women Break Male Perspective in Political Office

    During the 2012 race for the Iowa United States House of Representatives, there were 12 candidates running, one woman

    Friday, September 6, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 069
  21. USA: UN Executive meets with Civil Society Members

    Just seven days after having been sworn into office, the new Executive Director of UN Women, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka,

    Wednesday, August 28, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 073
  22. COLOMBIA: Colombia's Peace Process: Implications for Displaced Populations Are Overlooked

    Media coverage of the Colombian peace process has focused on the politics surrounding the talks in Havana.

    Thursday, August 15, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 050
  23. 18 July 2013

    More than two years ago, Haiti's parliament approved a landmark amendment to the country's 1987 constitution to ensur

    Thursday, July 18, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 013
  24. COLOMBIA: Colombia's Women Bear the Scars of a War Among Men

    The hot and damp jungles of southern Colombia have been torn apart by war for more than 20 years.

    Monday, June 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 989
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  26. GUATEMALA: Nobel Laureate Rigoberta Menchu Tum Speaks on Justice & Sentencing in Guatemala

    The long struggle for justice has come to a point of resolution this week as the High Impact Court “A”cou

    Friday, May 17, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 961
  27. ECUADOR: Young Men Break with Machista Stereotypes in Ecuador

    At the age of 20, Damián Valencia speaks knowledgeably about every aspect of gender equality.

    Tuesday, May 14, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 953
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  29. EL SALVADOR: Impunity, Machismo Fuel Femicides in El Salvador

    Several brutal, high-profile murders of women in the last few weeks in El Salvador are just the latest reminder that

    Wednesday, April 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 934
  30. GUATEMALA: Faces Covered, Rape Victims Testify at Trial of Guatemala's Former Military Strongman

    Indigenous women were systematically gang-raped by Guatemala soldiers and members of paramilitary groups during the c

    Tuesday, April 2, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 901
  31. CHILE: Chile's Bachelet to Run for Re-election

    Former Chilean President Michelle Bachelet on Wednesday announced her candidacy in presidential elections to be held

    Thursday, March 28, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 896
  32. PERU: IOM Peru, Ministry of Women and Vulnerable Populations Sign Cooperation Agreement

    IOM Peru and the Ministry of Women and Vulnerable Populations this week signed a cooperation agreement that will allo

    Tuesday, March 26, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 897
  33. GUATEMALA: Guatemalan Women Sue Canadian Mining Company for Rape

    On Wednesday March 20, Rios Montt, the former president of Guatemala, went on trial for genocide and crimes against h

    Sunday, March 24, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 880
  34. CSW 57: Michelle Bachelet Says She's Going Back to Chile

    Former Chilean President Michelle Bachelet, who became head of the U.N.

    Saturday, March 16, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 859
  35. Mexico, Honduras & Guatemala – From Survivors to Defenders, Women Confronting Violence

    Monday, March 11, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 782
  36. HAITI: Video of the Week: Empowering Women in Haiti

    The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), with partner Heartland Alliance International has bee

    Monday, March 4, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 854
  37. Oidhaco Fact Sheet on Women's Rights in Colombia

    In corporation with Colombian civil society organizations, the Oidhaco network has produced a factsheet where data co

    Friday, March 1, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 800
  38. Latin American and Caribbean Consultations on CSW57 in San Salvador: Opening Statement by Lakshmi Puri

    Opening Statement by Lakshmi Puri, Deputy Executive Director, UN Women, 11 February 2013 in San Salvador, El Salvador

    Monday, February 11, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 800
  39. USA: Presidential Memorandum on Promoting Gender Equality and Empowering Women and Girls Globally

    The Obama Administration has made it clear that advancing the rights of women and girls is critical to the foreign po

    Thursday, January 31, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 781
  40. USA: Combat: The Zone of Women's Liberation?

    Cynthia Enloe, Research Professor at Clark University has written the blog: Combat: The Zone of Women's Liberation?

    Monday, January 28, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 714
  41. COLOMBIA: Colombia´s First Woman President?

    Colombian Conservative and former Uribe defence minister, Marta Lucía Ramírez on Wednesday announced he

    Thursday, January 24, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 756
  42. GUATEMALA: Five Murdered Women the Latest Victims of Guatemala's War on Women

    Last week, 35-year-old Carmen Virginia Tuez Franco was found murdered in Guatemala City alongside her niece Silvia Ma

    Tuesday, January 22, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 746
  43. LATIN AMERICA: Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Against Women is Widespread in 12 Latin American Countries

    A new report published by the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) in collaboration

    Thursday, January 17, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 742
  44. HAITI: Haiti, Three Years After the Earthquake: Empowering Women

    When a catastrophic earthquake struck Haiti on January 12, 2010 – killing more than 200,000 people and leaving

    Saturday, January 12, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 725
  45. USA: Casey Among U.S. Senators Meeting with Afghan Chief

    Democratic Sen.

    Thursday, January 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 715
  46. AFGHANISTAN: Casey, Karzai Discuss Women's Rights

    Democratic Senator Bob Casey and a handful of other senators met with Afghan President Hamid Karzai in Washington, D.

    Thursday, January 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 737
  47. USA: New Push for U.S. to Ratify Major Women's Treaty

    The United States continues to be in the dubious company of six countries that have either refused or are reluctant t

    Tuesday, January 8, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 708
  48. COLOMBIA: Women's Struggle for Peace in Colombia

    Betty Puerto Barrera is a Colombian peace activist.

    Tuesday, January 8, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 709