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  1. Third Women Congress of Western Sahara

    Moved by the sufferings, human rights violantions and inhuman conditions reigning in their country, the National Unio

    Saturday, February 24, 1996 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 134
  2. KWAT Condemns the Impunity of the Brutal Rape and Murder of 15 year-old School Girl in Kachin State

    KWAT strongly condemns the impunity and this act of crime against humanity and lack of rule of law in Burma.

    Wednesday, August 20, 2008 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 148
  3. Letter: Women Groups Call on the UN Security Council to Prosecute Senior General Than Shwe


    Wednesday, June 24, 2009 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 191
  4. Open Letter to the Security Council Members regarding the Situation in Guinea

    Dear Ambassador,

    Monday, October 12, 2009 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 293
  5. PETITION: Say NO to Sexual Violence in Conflict

    Women and girls hardly ever fight the world's wars, but they often suffer the most.

    Sunday, June 6, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 384
  6. STATEMENT: Women as Agents of Change: Advancing the Role of Women in Politics and Civil Society

    Statement by Esther Brimmer, Assistant Secretary, Bureau of International Organization Affairs House Foreign Affa

    Tuesday, June 8, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 388
  7. STATEMENT: Ms. Yasmina Bouziane, UNMIL Spokesperson, and Ms. Margot Wallström, Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict

    Ms. Yasmina Bouziane (UNMIL Spokesperson)
    Wednesday, June 2, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 411
  8. CAMPAIGN: Help Needed- Iranian Woman Sentenced to Stoning Death

    Help is needed to preserve the life of Sakineh Mohammadi-Ashtiani, an Iranian women who could be stoned to death at a

    Monday, July 5, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 436
  9. On the 31st july, UK WILPF Launched the African Women's Decade 2010-2020

    On the 31st july, UK WILPF launched
    the African Women's Decade 2010-2020

    Friday, July 30, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 462
  10. VIDEO: Confronting Rape and Other Forms of Violence Against Women in Conflict Zones Spotlight: DRC and Sudan

    Testimonies at the congressional hearing on sexual violence in the Congo held on May 19, 2009 before the Senate Commi

    Tuesday, May 12, 2009 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 470
  11. VIDEO: Confronting Rape and Other Forms of Violence Against Women in Conflict Zones Spotlight: DRC and Sudan

    Testimonies at the congressional hearing on sexual violence in the Congo held on May 19, 2009 before the Senate Commi

    Tuesday, May 12, 2009 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 471
  12. STATEMENT: Critical Role of Women in Peace and Security

    Melanne Verveer
    Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues

    Monday, July 26, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 474
  13. MEETING: Peace, Security and Violence against Women – Is SCR 1325 delivering for women?

    · Discuss VAW as a cause and a consequence of conflict and the work being done by the VAW Working Group

    Monday, August 30, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 501
  14. ONLINE: SCR 1325 and Rape in the DRC: What Went Wrong?

    Wednesday, September 8, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 557
  15. VIDEO: Women Have Become Today's Frontline Soldiers- Without Guns

    Wednesday, October 20, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 705
  16. OPINION: Time for Women to Call the Shots

    Ten years ago, the United Nations Security Council unanimously approved Resolution 1325 on women, peace, and security

    Friday, November 5, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 734
  17. EVENT: Creating DMZ's- Everyone's Responsibility

    “Creating DMZs – Everyone's Responsibility”

    Wednesday, November 17, 2010 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 751
  18. BLOG: Gender-Based Violence: Emptying the Meaning of Peace and Democracy

    This year 2010 marks the celebration of 15 years of the implementation of the Beijing Platform of Action; 10 years si

    Sunday, December 5, 2010 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 806
  19. BLOG: Teaching Men and Boys

    On the eve of World Human Rights Day, listeners to the suitcase radio broadcast on 89.2FM in Labasa were reminded tha

    Friday, December 10, 2010 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 828
  20. ANALYSIS: Women Have Human Rights, Too

    The International Criminal Court, the first permanent tribunal set up to prosecute individuals for genocide, war crim

    Sunday, December 12, 2010 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 835
  21. BLOG: UNSCR1325 on its 10th Anniversary: Update

    In October and November 2010, I had the opportunity to travel to the United States of America and take part in a seri

    Sunday, December 12, 2010 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 851
  22. BLOG: Access to Justice for Women in Cambodia

    As with many development issues, women and girls are more adversely affected than their male counterparts when attemp

    Sunday, December 12, 2010 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 852
  23. INTERVIEW: Women Have Been The Most Affected By Conflict

    “Women Have Been The Most Affected By Conflict”

    Thursday, January 6, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 887
  24. LETTER: Open Letter to Member States of the Security Council Re: Res 1960

    OPEN LETTER TO MEMBER STATES OF THE SECURITY COUNCIL Re: Res 1960 7 January 2011 Subject: UNSCR 1960 and the need for

    Thursday, January 6, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 899
  25. BLOG: Reflections on 2010, Resolutions for 2011: Strengthening Gains for Women and Girls

    As we bid farewell to 2010 and usher in 2011 with a renewed sense of purpose, I'm proud of all the hard work that has

    Monday, January 10, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 901
  26. VIDEO: Destroying the Glue of a Society

    Marcus Bleasdale talks about a selection of his photographs chronicling the impact of rape in war-torn areas of Afric

    Sunday, January 16, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 923
  27. BLOG: Women Lead Latin America's Growing Anti-Militarization Movements

    When George W. Bush left the White House, the rest of the world breathed a sigh of relief.

    Tuesday, January 25, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 933
  28. ANALYSIS: UN Women's 100-Day Plan: Vision, Ambition and Common Sense

    Few new organizations are formed with as much anticipation as the new UN Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerme

    Wednesday, February 2, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 963
  29. ANALYSIS: Police, Security and Women in Peace Processes

    Why is it that although rule of law and police reform are often stated to be priorities during peace processes, women

    Monday, February 7, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 987
  30. POWERPOINT: Women & the Human Right to Peace

    UN Commission on the Status of Women 55 Power Point:

    Women and the Human Right to Peace

    Wednesday, February 23, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 018
  31. BLOG: Confronting Gender Apartheid in 21st Century

    Humanity continues to witness human rights violations in the discrimination and violence against half of the world's

    Monday, February 28, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 023
  32. STATEMENT: Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon's message on International Women's Day

    One hundred years ago, when the world first commemorated International Women's Day, gender equality and women's empow

    Monday, March 7, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 030
  33. BLOG: UN Says World Leaders Must Act To Stop Systematic Rape of Girls in Conflict Zones

    The United Nations today accuses world leaders of "turning a blind eye" to systematic rape in conflict coun

    Monday, February 28, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 042
  34. ANALYSIS: Women of Iraq: From Victims to Peacebuilders

    Soon after the launch of the US-led war in 2003, Iraq witnessed the emergence of a violent conflict and the deepening

    Monday, March 7, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 049
  35. ANALYSIS: "The Rising of the Women Means the Rising of Us All"

    In the 1970s, the women's liberation movement had a badge that proclaimed: women who seek equality with men lack ambi

    Tuesday, March 8, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 052
  36. STATEMENT: Letter of Solidarity with the Struggle of Women in the World

    In this year, 2011, the World Social Forum joins with the peoples of Africa for the third time, following Mali in 200

    Monday, February 14, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 067
  37. COMMENTARY: Despite Democracy in Iraq, Women Actually Losing Freedoms

    A new report shows gains for women's rights across most of North Africa and the Middle East. But not in Iraq.

    Monday, March 14, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 069
  38. ANALYSIS: A Tale of Three Nations: Freedom, Religion and the Rights of Women

    As the youth-led Freedom Movement of 2011 spreads rapidly across the Middle East and around the world, one can only w

    Sunday, March 13, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 070
  39. STATEMENT: Egyptian Women Protesters Forced to Take 'Virginity Tests'

    Tuesday, March 22, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 086
  40. The Global Virtual Knowledge Centre to End Violence against Women and Girls

    The Global Virtual Knowledge Centre to End Violence against Women and Girls is an online resource in English, French

    Wednesday, March 23, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 090
  41. CONFERENCE: A Day-by-Day Struggle

    From the struggle to keep domestic violence shelters open to the machinations of which mullah to align with, a discus

    Sunday, March 20, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 101
  42. MOVIE: Calling the Ghosts: A Story about Rape, War and Women

    An extraordinarily powerful documentary, CALLING THE GHOSTS is the first-person account of two women caught in a war

    Sunday, December 31, 1995 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 104
  43. ANALYSIS: Building a Gender Strategy for the Afghanistan Ministry of Public Health

    Recent media reports have focused on the stalled progress for women in Afghanistan and the shift in the international

    Thursday, March 10, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 106
  44. BLOG: Talking About Women and Peace in Kalinga


    Wednesday, March 23, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 110
  45. RESOURCE: UN Women Virtual Knowledge Centre to End Violence Against Women & Girls

    The UN Women Global Virtual Knowledge Centre to End Violence against Women and Girls is an online resource in English

    Wednesday, March 30, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 123
  46. OTHER: Women at War: The Female British Artists Who Were Written out of History

    Images of war, rendered on canvas, have traditionally been presented to us in the most morbid forms: John Singer Sarg

    Friday, April 8, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 131
  47. INTERVIEW: There are Very Brave Women in Afghanistan

    Interview with Elke Jonigkeit: Since 1985 Elke Jonigkeit has traveled through Afghanistan and produced seven films ab

    Wednesday, April 6, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 145
  48. INTERVIEW: The Failure of the United States in Afghanistan

    Harvard International Review: How has Afghanistan changed since the fall of the Taliban?

    Saturday, April 9, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 149
  49. VIDEO: UN Women, Peace and Security

    Margot Wallström, the Secretary-General's Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict, briefed the Sec

    Wednesday, April 13, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 166
  50. BOOK LAUNCH/REVIEW: Gendered Experiences of Genocide: Anfal Survivors in Kurdistan- Iraq

    KSSO and Kurdish Association would like to cordially invite you to Kurdish Studies forthcoming book launch and semina

    Tuesday, April 19, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 179