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  1. HAITI: Haiti's Women Given More Protection in Camps

    The protection of women and girls in camps for people displaced by the earthquake which devastated Haiti last January

    Friday, December 31, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 930
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  3. MEXICO: Ciudad Juarez- Women in Leading Edge of Social Violence

    As underlined in the World Health Organization (WHO) report of 2005 on ‘Violence against Women and Achieving th

    Tuesday, December 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 797
  4. ZIMBABWE: On Gender-Based Violence During Elections in Zimbabwe

    I remember when I was a small child and in middle of the night and early hours of the morning I heard a cry, a scream

    Friday, December 10, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 843
  5. AFGHANISTAN: UN Says Afghanistan Failing on Protecting Women's Basic Rights

    The United Nations says traditional women's rights are being violated across Afghanistan, urging the country's leader

    Thursday, December 9, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 773
  6. LEBANON: Men Stand to Endorse the 'Protection of Women from Family Violence' Law in Lebanon

    On November 25, 2010, Lebanon joined over 55 countries around the world by organising the first White Ribbon Campaign

    Wednesday, December 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 765
  7. Indigenous Women's Access to Justice in Latin America

    This paper gives an overview of the challenges which indigenous women in Latin America face in accessing both formal

    Sunday, December 5, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 083
  8. HONDURAS: Women's Rights Under Seige After Military Coup

    4 women have been killed in protests/for participating in the resistance: Wendy Avila and Olga Osiris Ucles were both

    Friday, December 3, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 732
  9. AFGHANISTAN: Veiled Rebellion

    Twenty-five years ago an Afghan girl with green eyes haunted the cover of National Geographic.

    Thursday, December 2, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 730
  10. Security Council Report Women, Peace and Security: Sexual Violence in Conflict

    Expected Council Action
    Wednesday, December 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 078
  11. AFRICA: African Woman: Raped from Cairo to Cape

    All the way from North to Southern Africa rapists prowl the continent's fields for their next victims.

    Tuesday, November 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 663
  12. BURMA: Women; Children Suffered During Election: WLB

    Women and children suffered terribly during the 2010 general election given the gun battles in border areas, accordin

    Friday, November 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 654
  13. Report of the Secretary-General on the implementation of Security Council resolutions 1820 (2008) and 1888 (2009)

    Wednesday, November 24, 2010
    Secretary General Reports11 610
  14. SOUTH AFRICA: Abused Women Need More Protection

    The criminal justice system (CJS) needs to do more to protect women and to deal with all social and political issues

    Tuesday, November 23, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 637
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  16. INTERNATIONAL: As U.N. Peace Missions Multiply, Civilians See Disconnect

    Many United Nations peacekeepers are not only failing to meet the needs of civilians, but they are also perceived as

    Tuesday, November 23, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 647
  17. BOTSWANA: BNF Celebrates 16 Days of Activism

    The Botswana National Front (BNF) calls upon the nation to join hands in marking the beginning of the 16 Days Of Acti

    Monday, November 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 632
  18. INTERNATIONAL: Security Council Focuses on Efforts to Spare Civilians from Effects of War

    The Security Council today once again called on parties to conflict to take steps to protect civilians affected by ho

    Monday, November 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 639
  19. Engaging with Communities: The Next Challenge for Peacekeeping

    The protection of civilians from the worst ravages of war is a dilemma that international bodies have sought to addre

    Monday, November 22, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 057
  20. Security Council Debate87 179
  21. PAKISTAN: Pakistani Police Involved in Rape, Rights Violations

    A large number of police officials across Pakistan have been booked for rape and human rights violations in the last

    Thursday, November 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 605
  22. AFGHANISTAN: Sima Samar Calls Attention to Afghan Women in Crossfire

    Nine years after the overthrow of the Taliban, the women of Afghanistan continue to fight for basic human rights.

    Thursday, November 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 610
  23. SOUTH AFRICA: We Have a Major Problem in South Africa

    The murder of a British honeymooner in a township near Cape Town made the headlines – but what about the women

    Thursday, November 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 613
  24. DRC: UN Scrambles to Better Protect Civilians in Wake of Mass Rape

    A woman working alone on her farm in a remote corner of eastern Congo is usually a worrisome sight.

    Saturday, November 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 544
  25. SWITZERLAND: Women's Role in Peace Processes Stressed

    Switzerland is taking further steps to implement an international resolution that aims to increase the participation

    Saturday, November 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 595
  26. INDONESIA: Indonesia and Norway co-host Regional Workshop on International Humanitarian Law

    A regional workshop on International Humanitarian Law (IHL) and the protection of civilians was held in Jakarta on 8-

    Thursday, November 11, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 572
  27. SRI LANKA: Government Accused of Abandoning War-Affected Women

    The Organization for Freedom of Women, in a press meet held Sunday in ‘Tilak' hotel in Jaffna, accused Sri Lank

    Tuesday, November 9, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 482
  28. AFRICA: Women Human Rights Defenders Adopt Banjul Declaration

    Women human rights defenders meeting in Banjul as a prelude to the 48th Ordinary session of the African Centre for De

    Tuesday, November 9, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 560
  29. LATIN AMERICA: New Book Investigates Violence Against Women in Latin America

    A new book, coedited by Rosa-Linda Fregoso, professor of Latin American and Latino studies at UC Santa Cruz, investig

    Monday, November 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 481
  30. ANGOLA: UN Slams Rapes in Angola Expulsions

    A special UN representative on Saturday condemned alleged rapes of women deported from Angola to the Democratic Repub

    Monday, November 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 556
  31. ASIA/PACIFIC: Asian Legislators Pledge to Eliminate Violence Against Women

    Ministers and parliamentarians from 19 countries in Asia-Pacific have agreed on 'Whole-of-Government Approaches' for

    Saturday, November 6, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 545
  32. MOZAMBIQUE: Guebuza Condemns Violence Against Women

    Maputo — Mozambican President Armando Guebuza on Thursday condemned "abominable" acts of violence aga

    Thursday, November 4, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 506
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  34. SRI LANKA: Women, Peace and Security

    The adoption of the Security Council Resolution 1325 (2000), ten years ago, was a landmark in our efforts to recogniz

    Monday, November 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 504
  35. Gender, Politics and Social Protection: Why Social Protection is 'Gender Blind'

    If tackling gender discrimination ‘makes development and economic sense', as the World Bank suggests, why is so

    Sunday, October 31, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 024
  36. AUSTRALIA: More Than Lip Service Needed to Protect Women During War

    Sexual violence in war is one of history's greatest and most profound silences.

    Friday, October 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 499
  37. Security Council Cross Cutting Report no.3

    This is Security Council Report's third Cross-Cutting Report on Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict.

    Friday, October 29, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 028
  38. INTERNATIONAL: Marking 10th Anniversary of UN Resolution on Women and Conflict, MRG Urges Special Attention for Minority and Indigenous Women

    On the occasion of the 10th Anniversary of UN Security Council Resolution (SCR) 1325, Minority Rights Group Internati

    Wednesday, October 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 463
  39. INDONESIA: Violations a Constant Enemy for Women in War Zones

    “While the men threw chairs and stones at each other every time they met, we women would sit down and discuss w

    Monday, October 25, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 464
  40. INDONESIA: Government Urged to Finish Plan for Women in Conflict Zones

    Women from Indonesia's conflict zones called upon the government to finalize a national action plan to end the violen

    Saturday, October 23, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 436
  41. INTERNATIONAL: Want Peace and Security? Empower and Protect Women

    Women continue to pay a heavy price in ongoing conflicts around the world.

    Friday, October 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 434
  42. KENYA: Women and Children Bear Brunt of Conflict

    This year's United Nations report on State of World Population 2010 shows that women and children suffer most in conf

    Thursday, October 21, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 432
  43. INTERNATIONAL: Recovery from War Trauma is Slow for World's Women

    The 1990s were brutal years for women in war-torn countries.

    Tuesday, October 19, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 419
  44. INTERNATIONAL: UN Women Boosted by the Award of Additional $10m Grant

    The new super agency at the United Nations, called UN Women and combining four of the major women's agencies, is off

    Monday, October 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 392
  45. TAJIKISTAN: Domestic Violence Bill Stalled in Tajikistan

    Women's rights activists in Tajikistan are exasperated at the failure to pass a law on domestic violence after many y

    Saturday, October 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 388
  46. Haiti Post-Earthquake Track Record on Gender, Agriculture and Rural Development

    Wednesday, October 13, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 090
  47. MARSHALL ISLANDS: Marshall Islands' WUTMI Receives UN Grant for Project to Protect Women and Girls

    The United Nations Trust Fund in Support of Actions to Eliminate Violence against Women (UN Trust Fund) announced Wed

    Tuesday, October 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 319
  48. SOUTH AFRICA: Women in South Africa: Walking Several Paces Behind

    In the latest Mo Ibrahim Index on African governance (see article), South Africa is ranked fourth out of 53 African c

    Thursday, October 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 300
  49. PAKISTAN: Two-Day Conference on Gender and Policing

    ISLAMABAD: A two-day regional conference on gender and policing began on Tuesday at the Islamabad National Library.

    Wednesday, October 6, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 297
  50. INTERNATIONAL: UN Trust Fund to End Violence Against Women Announces Additional US$10 Million in Grants to Fund Grassroots Efforts to Protect Women & Girls

    The United Nations Trust Fund in Support of Actions to Eliminate Violence against Women (UN Trust Fund) today announc

    Wednesday, October 6, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 232

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