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  1. Pre 2015 News Archive66 161
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. SOLOMON ISLANDS: Solomon Men Learning Wisely to Respect Women

    In the Solomon Islands in the south-west Pacific, where two in three of the estimated female population of 252,000 ha

    Monday, October 28, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 118
  6. INTERNATIONAL: End Sexual Violence In War Zones

    Half a million women were raped during the Rwandan genocide.

    Monday, October 14, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 110
  7. RWANDA: We Should Support Efforts to End Rape in Conflict

    BY GITURA MWAURA, 10 OCTOBER 2013

    ANALYSIS

    Thursday, October 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 106
  8. 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
  9. MYANMAR: Burma Support Withheld on UN Pledge to End Sexual Violence

    Burma's government has not supported a declaration launched on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly this week to

    Thursday, September 26, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 094
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. AFGHANISTAN: Woman Police Officer Survives Violent Assassination Attempt

    Only a few months ago following the killing of First Lieutenant Isla Bibi, her female police force replacement Second

    Tuesday, September 17, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 078
  13. INTERNATIONAL: NATO: Women 'firmly on our agenda'

    Thirteen years after the U.N.

    Wednesday, September 4, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 059
  14. SAUDI ARABIA: Saudi Arabia Passes Law Against Domestic Violence

    Saudi Arabia has passed legislation aimed at protecting women, children and domestic staff against domestic abuse, a

    Thursday, August 29, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 054
  15. RWANDA: RDF Officers Acquire Skills to Respond to Sexual Violence

    Fifty Rwanda Defence Forces (RDF) officers yesterday concluded a two-day course on "prevention and response to c

    Friday, August 16, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 048
  16. LIBERIA: Human Trafficking On the Rise in Liberia, Mother Sells Daughter for L$120,000.00

    A mother of a three year old baby identified as Kadiatu Momoh Sheriff, a resident of Mobi Village in Sierra Leone has

    Thursday, August 15, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 046
  17. SOUTH AFRICA: South Africa Reinstates Rape Courts

    The South African government announced this week that it will reintroduce 22 sexual offences courts by the end of 201

    Wednesday, August 14, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 044
  18. SOMALIA: 'Women Carry Axes' for Safety At Mogadishu's Liido Beach

    As Mogadishu's Liido beach became a popular spot, where young men and women are predominant during the holidays, wome

    Saturday, August 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 043
  19. SOMALIA: Rape and Injustice: The Woman Breaking Somalia's Wall of Silence

    Inside a brightly painted Mogadishu clinic, Salim (not her real name) sits alongside her seven-year-old son, waiting

    Tuesday, August 6, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 033
  20. SIERRA LEONE: Sierra Leone Women in Protest March over High Rape Cases

    Hundreds of women Thursday marched along the streets of the Sierra Leonean capital, Freetown, to protest against an i

    Friday, August 2, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 035
  21. AUSTRALIA: New Asylum Policy Puts Women at Greater Risk of Violence

    The Labor government's changes to immigration policy show a singular focus on stopping people seeking asylum in Austr

    Wednesday, July 24, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 026
  22. INTERNATIONAL: U.N. Deploys Women Protection Advisers to Curb Sexual Violence

    Despite the United Nations' "zero tolerance" policy against sexual violence, there has been a rash of gende

    Tuesday, July 16, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 011
  23. EGYPT: Women's Voices Must Be Heard Without Threat of Violence - UN Official

    A senior United Nations official today stressed the need to ensure women can make their voices heard in Egypt without

    Wednesday, July 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 004
  24. UGANDA: Cops Lack Skills in Gender-Related Cases, Says Judge

    The Police lack necessary to handle gender-related issues, Justice David Batema, has said.

    Thursday, July 4, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 997
  25. INTERNATIONAL: States Accountable for Investigating and Preventing Violence against Women – UN Expert

    An independent United Nations human rights expert has stressed the need to hold States accountable not only for inves

    Monday, June 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 981
  26. PAKISTAN: Rural Women Want Land Right, Jobs, Protection Against Violence

    Rural Women demands right to land, employment quota for rural women, protection of violence against women and a compr

    Sunday, June 2, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 973
  27. ITALY: Italy to Reduce Violence Against Women

    The issue of Italy's rising tide of violence against women has been in the spotlight with a raft of headline-grabbing

    Wednesday, May 29, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 970
  28. LIBYA: HRW Calls on Libya to Protect Women's Rights

    The end of Moammar Gadhafi's 40-year rule in 2011 was a watershed moment for women, said a new report from Human Righ

    Monday, May 27, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 967
  29. NORTH AFRICA: Maghreb Women Evaluate Post-Arab Spring Progress

    Maghreb women have made many strides towards improved rights, but governments and social pressure continue to stand i

    Monday, May 6, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 943
  30. INDIA: Women Hit Back at India's Rape Culture

    The male tormentor of the young women of the Madiyav slum did not spot the danger until it was too late.

    Saturday, April 6, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 919
  31. INDIA: Three Indian Brothers Feted By the US for Empowering Indian Women

    Three Indian brothers, Ravi, Rishi, and Nishi Kant have received the prestigious Vital Voices Global leadership award

    Friday, April 5, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 911
  32. DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO: Congo Promises Action on Mass Rapes in Eastern Town -U.N.

    The Democratic Republic of Congo has promised to bring a group of suspected mass rapists to justice after the United

    Tuesday, April 2, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 898
  33. PALESTINE: Women Demand Protection Under Law

    Dozens of women protested Tuesday ouside Prime Minister Salam Fayyad's Ramallah office demanding the adaptation for l

    Tuesday, March 26, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 877
  34. 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
  35. LIBYA: Libya Urged to Adopt UN Report on Violence Against Women

    Several Libyan organisations fighting for women's rights held a demo on Thursday morning against deteriorating human

    Monday, March 25, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 873
  36. EGYPT: Rise in Sexual Assaults in Egypt Sets Off Clash Over Blame

    The sheer number of women sexually abused and gang raped in a single public square had become too big to ignore.

    Monday, March 25, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 875
  37. IRAQ: Was Life for Iraqi Women Better Under Saddam?

    In March 2004, President George W.

    Tuesday, March 19, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 872
  38. CSW 57: Activists Welcome Hard-fought UN Agreement on Women's Rights

    UN officials and activists expressed relief and delight over news that an agreement had been reached at this year's C

    Saturday, March 16, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 860
  39. INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY: Who Inspires You?

    March 8 marks the 100th anniversary of International Women's Day, a celebration of the economic, political and social

    Friday, March 8, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 856
  40. LIBYA: Libya's Women Activists Outraged by Court Ruling on Wives

    Libya's Supreme Court has overturned a marriage law requiring a husband to secure the approval of his first wife befo

    Wednesday, February 27, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 837
  41. LEBANON: Lebanese Women Take to the Streets and Dance for their 'Rights'

    Dozens of Lebanese women dance in front of the home of the country's parliament speaker, Nabih Berri, to send a clear

    Monday, February 25, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 825
  42. MENA REGION: Arab Women Must Fight Back

    We are now supposed to be in the midst of celebrating the 2nd anniversary of the Arab Spring.

    Saturday, February 23, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 829
  43. LEBANON: Extremism a Threat to Muslim Women

    The near weekly demonstrations and sit-ins lobbying for a range of women's issues in the Lebanese capital have one co

    Friday, February 8, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 792
  44. AFRICA: Rape in War: It's Not a Given Any Longer

    One of Fatou Bensouda‘s missions as the new chief prosecutor for the International Criminal Court is to make ra

    Wednesday, January 9, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 713
  45. PAKISTAN: Growing Risks for Aid Workers in Pakistan

    PESHAWAR, 7 January 2013 (IRIN) - There was no warning when gunmen killed seven aid workers with local NGO Support Wi

    Monday, January 7, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 812