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  1. MEXICO/UNITED STATES: Heart-to-Heart on the Drug War

    Margarita Lopez begins to speak about the horrible events that marked the end of her daughter's life in a low, even t

    Wednesday, October 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 441
  2. UNITED STATES: Women Running for Congress in Record Numbers

    Women are running for congress in record numbers this year.

    Wednesday, October 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 447
  3. NICARAGUA: Nicaraguan Rights Groups Call Sexual Abuse an 'Epidemic'

    Last month saw two major stories involving sexual abuse in the headlines of Nicaraguan newspapers.

    Wednesday, October 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 468
  4. COLOMBIA: Latin America and Caribbean Views - Colombia's Missed Opportunity to Include Women in Peace Talks

    A decade after the last attempt to end Latin America's longest-running insurgency failed, the Colombian government an

    Tuesday, October 2, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 454
  5. GUATEMALA: Army's Former Sex Slaves Testify in Guatemala

    “In the garrison they had rooms where they would rape us; sometimes there were three, four or five soldiers,&rd

    Saturday, September 29, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 498
  6. GUATEMALA: Women's Gathering in Defense of Water, Life and Territory

    “In the struggle to defend our territory, our natural resources, what's at stake is our very existence.”

    Friday, September 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 448
  7. UNITED STATES: Peace in the Land

    Now that world leaders have addressed the United Nations General Assembly, it's time to think about the role of globa

    Friday, September 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 449
  8. UNITED STATES: Breaking Barriers: What It Will Take To Achieve Security, Peace, and Justice

    It is my pleasure to join in welcoming you to the 10th annual Women PeaceMakers Program.

    Friday, September 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 450
  9. COLOMBIA: Militarized Gender Performativity: Women and Demobilization in Colombia's FARC and AUC.

    Abstract Women are usually represented as victims in the literature on conflict and conflict resolution.

    Tuesday, September 25, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 730
  10. HAITI: Will it Work for Women? New Gender Action Case Assesses World-Bank Financed Haitian National Housing Policy

    Gender Action's new case study, Haiti's National Housing Policy: Will it Work for Women?

    Monday, September 24, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 413
  11. UNITED STATES: Attorney General Eric Holder Speaks At The Women's Access To Justice High-Level Lunch Event At The United Nations, Sept. 24, 2012

    It is an honor to take part in today's forum, and to be joined by so many distinguished Heads of State and Government

    Monday, September 24, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 442
  12. UNITED STATES: Fact Sheet: The Equal Futures Partnership And United States Commitments To Expand Women's Political And Ecomomic Participation

    While the world has made significant strides in expanding opportunity for women and girls, continued inequalities rem

    Monday, September 24, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 443
  13. UNITED STATES: Inclusive Security Resolves to Act

    Ambassador Swanee Hunt, chair of The Institute for Inclusive Security, announced the Institute's Commitment to Action

    Sunday, September 23, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 417
  14. UNITED STATES: Women's Voices Essential to Lasting Peace

    "Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called the children of God."

    Friday, September 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 415
  15. COLUMBIA: International Peace Day and Ceasefires

    Today is International Peace Day.

    Friday, September 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 416
  16. UNITED STATES: Ambassador Verveer Travels to Brussels To Meet With NATO on Women, Peace, and Security

    Melanne Verveer, Ambassador at Large for Global Women's Issues, will travel to Belgium on September 17 - 18, 2012, to

    Saturday, September 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 355
  17. COLUMBIA: Modeling Inclusion for Peace

    Last week, on Thursday, September 6, Sandra Ramírez filed into Havana‘s convention palace with five of h

    Thursday, September 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 357
  18. Forced Displacement and Gender Justice in Colombia: Between Disproportional Effects of Violence and Historical Injustice

    This paper examines the relationship between forced displacement and transitional justice in Colombia, from a gender

    Thursday, September 13, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 689
  19. UNITED STATES: Obama Appoints Record Number of Women Judges to Federal Bench

    On Monday, President Obama set the record for most women judges appointed to the federal bench in one term when Steph

    Wednesday, September 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 317
  20. GUATEMALA: Goldcorp on Trial First Ever People's Health Tribunal Shows Commonalities Throughout Mesoamerica

    “A few years ago, our people, the people you can see around you, we began to realize what was happening,”

    Monday, September 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 323
  21. UNITED STATES: U.S. Agencies Move to Implement National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security

    Two U.S. government agencies, the Department of State and the U.S.

    Thursday, September 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 320
  22. UNITED STATES: Obama's Executive Order on Preventing Gender-Based Violence has Global Impact

    While recent attention has focused on the absurd remarks U.S.

    Tuesday, September 4, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 340
  23. UNITED STATES: US Visas Hit a Ceiling


    Monday, September 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 322
  24. UNITED STATES: Is the U.S. Better on Gender-Based Violence Abroad than at Home?

    As they gather in Tampa for their 2012 Convention, Republican politicians and party operatives continue to be plagued

    Wednesday, August 29, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 293
  25. COLOMBIA: Conviction for Conflict-Related Rape and Murders 'A Rare Victory'.

    A civilian court's conviction of a Colombian junior army officer for the murder and rape of a girl is a rare victory

    Tuesday, August 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 296
  26. UNITED STATES: Are Human Rights Becoming a Tool of US

    Some nonpartisan commentators finally recognize that current US foreign policy continues to escalate militarily as th

    Monday, August 27, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 331
  27. NICARAGUA: Pregnant Nicaraguan Girls Forced to Become Mothers

    Carla lost everything when she got pregnant at the age of 13: her first year of secondary school, her family, her boy

    Wednesday, August 22, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 329
  28. USA: State Department Promotes Women as Global Peacemakers

    Better integrating women into global efforts to end conflict and promote peace is a critical objective of U.S.

    Thursday, August 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 271
  29. USA: New U.S. Strategy to End Gender-Based Violence Globally

    In 2008, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon launched the UNiTE to End Violence against Women campaign, a mu

    Wednesday, August 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 273
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  31. USA: Progress Toward a World Without Violence Against Women and Girls

    Eqlima is a young girl from Afghanistan. She lived with an abusive father and stepmother who often beat her.

    Friday, August 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 270
  32. USA: Clinton Encourages Girls, Women in Malawi Visit

    US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton met schoolgirls and Africa's second woman president during an unprecedented vis

    Monday, August 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 262
  33. USA: Election of 65 Women into Senegal's 150-Member Parliament Excites Clinton

    On the first of her two-day visit to Senegal, US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton Wednesday hailed the incre

    Friday, August 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 257
  34. COLOMBIA: Acid Attacks Reflect Rage

    Every glance at a mirror transports Consuelo Cordoba to the moment when her boyfriend doused her with a skin-searing

    Friday, August 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 260
  35. CENTRAL AMERICA: Women's Murder Rate Skyrocketing in Honduras

    Women are being murdered in Honduras -- already deemed the world's deadliest country by the United Nations -- at a sk

    Sunday, July 29, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 275
  36. CENTRAL AMERICA: Sharing Ideas to Stem Violence Against Women

    It's a crime that's rising in Seattle and across the country, and it is even more profound in places like El Salvador

    Friday, July 27, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 274
  37. COLOMBIA: Gender Policy is Failing Women in Colombia

    Although Colombia seems to have a number of the right policies for improving gender equality, structural challenges a

    Thursday, July 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 278
  38. HAITI: When 911 Isn't There: Inside Haiti's Rape Crisis Hotline

    It is hard for most foreigners to understand the poor state of Haiti's infrastructure.

    Thursday, July 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 280
  39. Women's Rights & U.S. Foreign Policy

    When I attended the first Summit of the Americas in Miami in 1994, only two female heads of state represented their c

    Thursday, July 26, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 674
  40. HAITI: Haitian Gender Specialists to be Trained by UWI

    As Haiti continues to rebuild itself from the 2010 earthquake that left it in ruins, the University of the West Indie

    Monday, July 23, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 279
  41. DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - Advocacy for Women Under Domestic Violence Must Work From 'Ground Up'

    (WNN/PI) Santa Domingo, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: With Dominican Republic's national legislation against violence i

    Thursday, July 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 304
  42. MEXICO: Teen's Brothel Escape Triggers Mexico Clampdown

    They were only 14 years old, cousins from a small town in central Mexico, when a fun trip to the local fair turned in

    Thursday, July 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 346
  43. USA: Bridgewater Urges More Women to Take on Representational Politics

    United States Ambassador to Jamaica Pamela Bridgewater is hoping that more Jamaican women will take a greater role in

    Wednesday, July 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 220
  44. CENTRAL AMERICA: Mexico Fails to Tackle Increased Levels of Violence Against Women

    The Mexican authorities have failed to protect women from increasing levels of violence and discrimination or to ensu

    Friday, July 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 209
  45. USA: Woman Up

    Hillary Clinton is doing something this weekend that no U.S.

    Friday, July 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 213
  46. CENTRAL AMERICA: How the Drug Trade Fuels Femicide in Central America

    Since the "Northern Triangle" of El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala emerged as the main corridor for US-bo

    Thursday, July 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 208
  47. USA: Clinton Pleads for Rights of Afghan Women

    US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton made a powerful plea on Sunday for the rights of women in Afghanistan, using a

    Monday, July 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 204
  48. LATIN AMERICA: Best and Worst Countries in Latin America for Women

    The best places for women to live in Latin America and the Caribbean are Barbados and Cuba, according to a May report

    Monday, July 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 207
  49. COLOMBIA: Forced Displacement and Gender Justice in Colombia: Between Disproportional Effects of Violence and Historical Injustice

    This paper examines the relationship between forced displacement and transitional justice in Colombia from a gender p

    Sunday, July 8, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 738
  50. NICARAGUA: Law on Violence Against Women Goes into Effect

    On June 22, the Law on Violence Against Women entered into force in Nicaragua, with the approval of its rules of proc

    Friday, July 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 205

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