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  1. SYRIA: At Geneva II Talks in January, It Is Not Enough to 'Add Women and Stir'

    The campaign to ensure women's equal participation at the peace talks on Syria in January has become more urgent, as

    Saturday, December 28, 2013
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  2. CENTRAL AFRICA: Central African Republic; 39 Muslims, incl Pregnant Woman and 10 Children Killed by Christians

    A militia group has killed 27 Muslims in a village in the Central African Republic, the United Nations said on Friday

    Monday, December 16, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 177
  3. PAKISTAN: Conference on Women, Peace and Social Harmony

    To highlight the issues of inter-faith harmony and rights of women at the national level, AAWAZ, in collaboration wit

    Tuesday, December 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 169
  4. ALGERIA: Promoting Women's Participation In Elected Assemblies, A Top Priority

    The promotion of women's participation in elected assemblies will remain among the top priorities of the authorities,

    Tuesday, December 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 173
  5. UGANDA: Girl Up Initiative Uganda Aims to Empower Young Women, Improve Health

    The idea of Girl Up Initiative Uganda came to founders Kim Wolf and friend Monica Nyiraguhabwa last year as they walk

    Tuesday, December 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 174
  6. INDIA: Indian Capital Elects Only Three Women to its Parliament

    Only three women won seats in the Indian capital's 70-member assembly in recent elections, showing women continue to

    Monday, December 9, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 170
  7. DRC: Addressing Violence Against Women in War-Torn Regions

    For the past two decades women's bodies have become the battlefield as gangs of combatants have committed atrocities

    Monday, December 9, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 172
  8. BURUNDI: Remembering Nelson Mandela's Work To Bring Women To The Table During Peace Talks In Burundi

    As civil war raged in Burundi since the 1996 outbreak of armed conflict between ethnic Tutsi and Hutu groups, in his

    Friday, December 6, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 175
  9. SYRIA: Syrian War Causing Honour Killings, Child Marriages- Doctor

    Syria's civil war has caused a big increase in ‘honour killings' and child marriages and the breakdown of the h

    Wednesday, December 4, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 166
  10. SYRIA: Syrian Refugee Women Have Key Role to Play in Country's Future- UN Official

    Syrian refugee women have a key role to play in shaping the future of their war-torn homeland, the protection chief o

    Wednesday, December 4, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 168
  11. CAMBODIA: Cambodians Confront Taboo on Khmer Rouge Sex Crimes

    Savoen still wakes up screaming, reliving the evening she and about 30 other women were dragged to a forest by Khmer

    Tuesday, December 3, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 162
  12. 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
  13. BALKANS: Women and War

    Thousands of women were victims of sexual crimes during the Balkan conflicts.

    Tuesday, December 3, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 165
  14. INTERNATIONAL: Women's Human Security Rights in the Arab World: on Nobody's Agenda

    This is the first of two articles by Mariz Tadros discussing the disjunctures between the current international disco

    Monday, December 2, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 171
  15. 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
  16. INTERNATIONAL: William Hague and Angelina Jolie to Lead Talks on Ending Sexual Violence in War Zones

    A global summit will be held in London next year to demand “justice and respect” for victims of wartime r

    Thursday, November 28, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 160
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  18. INTERNATIONAL: UN Adopts Landmark Resolution on Protecting Women Human Rights Defenders

    The adoption of the first-ever resolution on women human rights defenders by the United Nations General Assembly's Th

    Thursday, November 28, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 447
  19. SYRIA: Syrian Refugee Women Sexually Harassed in Lebanon- HRW

    Women refugees who escaped Syria's conflict to find sanctuary in neighbouring Lebanon have been sexually harassed by

    Wednesday, November 27, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 167
  20. Syria Conflict: Women Targets of Abuse and Torture

    Women in Syria are increasingly the targets of violent abuse and torture by government forces and armed groups.

    Tuesday, November 26, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 157
  21. AFGHANISTAN: UK Gives £18.5 Million to Lift Afghan Women's Poll Presence

    Britain will give £18.5 million to Afghanistan to help more Afghan women take part in the presidential election

    Tuesday, November 26, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 158
  22. 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
  23. SYRIA: Rape Used as Weapon of War against Syria Women: Report

    Women in Syria have been raped in detention, used as human shields during military operations and kidnapped to pressu

    Monday, November 25, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 151
  24. PAKISTAN: Empower Young Women in Pakistan an Initiative by Monyati

    Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has teamed up once again with the Monyati Initiativ

    Monday, November 25, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 152
  25. INDIA: India Assault Inquiry Marks Shift in Attitudes to Women's Rights

    Indian police Sunday questioned witnesses in a sexual assault inquiry involving one of the country's most prominent j

    Monday, November 25, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 153
  26. INTERNATIONAL: UN Expresses Concern on International Day to End Violence Against Women

    Monday, November 25, is International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. The U.N.

    Monday, November 25, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 156
  27. SYRIA: Rape Used as Weapon of War Against Syria Women

    Women in Syria have been raped in detention, used as human shields during military operations and kidnapped to pressu

    Monday, November 25, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 159
  28. INDONESIA: Women Eye Larger Repsentation in 2014 Polls

    Women's activists in Bali are calling for female representation at the upcoming legislative election to push more wom

    Saturday, November 23, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 155
  29. RWANDA: In Rwanda, Men Work to Change Attitudes and Confront Gender-Based Violence

    I wished for death to take me away, because my husband oppressed me,” recalls Berancille Mukabandora, who today

    Thursday, November 21, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 154
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  31. PHILIPPINES: Typhoon Haiyan: UK Aid Delivery Must Assess RIsk of Violence Against Women

    All UK partners delivering humanitarian aid to the Philippines are now required to assess the risk of violence agains

    Thursday, November 14, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 150
  32. SYRIA: Syrian Women Suffer Inside Their Country and Out

    Some Syrians say outrage over the sentencing of a teenage girl was a spark that started the country's two-and-a-half

    Tuesday, November 12, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 146
  33. INTERNATIONAL: Arab Spring Nations Backtrack on Women's Rights

    Arab women played a central role in the Arab Spring, but their hopes the revolts would bring greater freedom and expa

    Tuesday, November 12, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 147
  34. MIDDLE EAST: Government to Urge for Action to Protect Women and Girls in Emergency Situations

    The Government will urge for international action to protect women and girls from violence and sexual exploitation in

    Tuesday, November 12, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 148
  35. SUDAN: Calls for Sudan to end flogging of women

    UN independent experts have urged Sudan to end flogging punishments for women accused of so called moral crimes, stre

    Monday, November 11, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 137
  36. Rwanda: Female Police Officers Vow to Prevent GBV

    Female Police officers have vowed to fight for the rights of women and girls in their respective areas of operation b

    Monday, November 11, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 144
  37. MYANMAR: Nationwide Forum Focuses on Women in Leadership Roles

    The Nationwide Women Forum on Peace, Security and Development, jointly organized by women's human rights organization

    Monday, November 11, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 145
  38. INDIA: In India, Activists Work to Change Mindsets and Empower other Women

    Ever since a young woman was brutally gang raped in New Delhi in 2012, the international media has focused on the cul

    Saturday, November 9, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 142
  39. Central African Republic: UN rights chief warns cycle of violence may 'spin out of control'

    The top United Nations human rights official warned today that the deteriorating violence in the Central African Repu

    Friday, November 8, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 136
  40. INDIA: Pass Reservation Bill in Winter Session: Women's Groups

    Women's rights groups Friday demanded passage of the women's reservation bill in the winter session of parliament, sa

    Friday, November 8, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 143
  41. INTERNATIONAl: Empowering Women In Natural Resource Management Critical For Lasting Peace In War-Torn Countries, Says UN Report

    Giving women access to and control of natural resources such as land, water, forests and minerals is essential to ens

    Wednesday, November 6, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 135
  42. BURUNDI: Restoration of livelihoods and trauma healing in Burundi

    Working with others to make a difference

    Wednesday, November 6, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 138
  43. 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
  44. LIBYA: Women's Political Participation in Libya: Progress and Pitfalls

    As Libya transitions to democracy, major decisions are being made that will impact the nation's future.

    Wednesday, November 6, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 140
  45. INTERNATIONAL: U.N Urged to Practice What It Preaches on Gender

    Amidst a rise in sexual violence in the world's war zones, the United Nations has begun appointing women to head some

    Tuesday, November 5, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 141
  46. ISRAEL: Israeli Feminists Launch Plan For Implementing Landmark UN Resolution

    A coalition of 30 Israeli feminist groups released "A Comprehensive Action Plan for the Application of United Se

    Friday, November 1, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 134
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  48. RWANDA: East Africa: President Kagame Discusses ICC, FDLR, EAC Integration, Women Majority in Parliament and More At Press Briefing

    Rwanda's new parliament was seated this month, with higher female representation than any other country in the world

    Wednesday, October 30, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 127
  49. AFGHANISTAN: Afghanistan's First Female Rapper Upbeat on Future

    In a country where women's' rights are still fiercely contested, Soosan Firooz has added a strong new voice to the de

    Tuesday, October 29, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 125
  50. INTERNATIONAL: Sexual and Gender-Based Violence: Acknowledging the Issue Is not Enough

    The issue of sexual and gender-based violence in conflict and crisis has been featured prominently among scholars, or

    Tuesday, October 29, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 128

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