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  1. AFRICA: African Women Participate in Leadership Training

    The Moremi Initiative has launched the 2014 MILEAD Fellows Leadership Institute to train young women to develop their

    Wednesday, July 16, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 438
  2. SOUTH SUDAN: UN Event Spotlights Women of South Sudan as Partners of Peace

    The women of South Sudan played an instrumental role in the country's liberation struggle and will continue to make s

    Thursday, March 20, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 278
  3. SOUTH SUDAN: Calls for Women to Engage in S. Sudan Peace Building Efforts

    The minister of social development in South Sudan's Eastern Equatoria state, Paska Hifita, has called on women across

    Tuesday, February 11, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 263
  4. SOMALIA: Somaliland: Skills Training Offers new Opportunities to Women

    At an early age, Faduma began to learn an art that has been passed down her family from generation to generation.

    Wednesday, February 5, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 233
  5. SOMALIA: Amisom Commends Enduring Role of Women in Somalia

    The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC) Ambassador Mahamat Saleh Annadif

    Wednesday, January 22, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 214
  6. SOMALIA: Somali Women Seek a Brighter Future in Mogadishu

    With Somalia's UN-backed government consolidating its hold over the capital, Mogadishu, and other areas from al-Qaeda

    Sunday, January 27, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 736
  7. KENYA: Kenyan Women Set to Take On Men in Elections

    Brian Ngugi interviews Winnie Lichuma, chairwoman of the National Gender and Equality Commission.

    Friday, November 2, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 609
  8. SOUTH SUDAN: Independence not Providing Dividends for Women in South Sudan

    Since South Sudan's independence on 9 July 2011, the positive role that women played in the independence struggle bar

    Thursday, July 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 251
  9. SOMALIA: Somali Draft Constitution Includes Women in Country's Affairs

    After two decades of civil war and being subjected to violence and unthinkable hardships, Somali women are now expect

    Monday, May 14, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 045
  10. EAST AFRICA: The Role of African Women in Post-Conflict Peace building

    Most African societies have patriarchal structures whereby men dominate the social, economic, and political realms of

    Tuesday, April 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 968
  11. SOUTH SUDAN: The Role of Women in Nation-building in South Sudan

    It has been close to eight months since the Republic of South Sudan became independent.

    Thursday, March 22, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 940
  12. SOUTH SUDAN: South Sudanese Women Call for Greater Participation in Constitutional Review

    A South Sudanese women's alliance on Wednesday said the National Constitution Review Commission (NCRC) did not fully

    Wednesday, January 25, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 732
  13. SOUTH SUDAN: South Sudanese Women Leader Sees Long Way Ahead for Gender Equality, Women's Empowerment

    Sarah Ajith James arrived in Washington last Sunday night, just five months after her country -- South Sudan -- seced

    Tuesday, December 20, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 583
  14. RWANDA: Central African Republic Legislators Tour Musanze

    Two women Members of Parliament from the Central African Republic (CAR), yesterday met with members of National Women

    Wednesday, December 7, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 511
  15. SUDAN: Report Expresses Concern for Women's Rights in the Two Sudans

    A report published in conjunction with a human rights conference to be held in Gambia from 24 October to 7 November p

    Sunday, October 23, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 350
  16. SUDAN: Workshop on Gender Issues Begins Today

    A workshop on post referendum gender issues commences today.

    Monday, September 26, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 231
  17. SOMALIA: Women's Exclusion Only Worsens Crisis

    On July 22, 2011 the newly appointed Somali Prime Minister Abdiweli Mohamed Ali, a Harvard-trained professor of econo

    Thursday, August 4, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 150
  18. SUDAN: Deputy Administrator Announces New Program on Women's Participation in Peace Processes

    In a speech at Ahfad University for Women in Omdurman, Sudan, on April 9, USAID Deputy Administrator Donald Steinberg

    Sunday, April 17, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 608
  19. SUDAN: Women's Citizenship: Implications of the Southern Sudan Referendum

    How will the outcome of the South Sudan referendum affect the prospects for women's participation and activism in the

    Monday, January 10, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 949
  20. UGANDA: Women Can Be Used to Fight Corruption in Uganda

    THERE has been a lot of public outcry over corruption in Uganda and Africa as a continent.

    Tuesday, January 4, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 875
  21. SUDAN: Support Sudanese Women to Determine Their Own Future

    On January 9, a new country may be added to the world map as southern Sudanese vote on independence from their northe

    Wednesday, December 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 896
  22. SUDAN: Registering Women for Sudan's Referendum

    At the Dr.

    Monday, December 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 805
  23. SUDAN: Some Men in Lakes State Not Encouraging Women to Register for Referendum - Official

    Rumbek — The Lakes state Advisor for Gender and Human Right Affairs in the government of Ms.

    Sunday, December 5, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 713
  24. SUDAN: Women Urged to Register for Referendum

    The Southern Sudan Human Rights Commission on Friday staged a march on the streets of Juba mobilizing women to go and

    Saturday, November 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 705
  25. SUDAN: More Men than Women Register in Rumbek

    November 17, 2010 (RUMBEK) – Voter registration centers in Rumbek, the capital of Lakes state, have recorded a

    Friday, November 19, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 608
  26. From Resolution to Reality: Lessons Learned from Afghanistan, Nepal and Uganda on Women's Participation in Peacebuilding and Post-Conflict Governance

    The present research conducted with communities in Afghanistan, Uganda and Nepal offers many examples of both innovat

    Wednesday, November 17, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 053
  27. SOUTH SUDAN: Mary Kiden Urges Women Lawyers to Defend Referendum

    Juba - Kajo-Keji MP Mary Kiden has urged Southern Sudanese women not to underrate the upcoming referendum because &ld

    Monday, November 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 579
  28. UGANDA: 2011: Women Pay Price as Parties Target Youth

    In politics, as they say, there are no permanent foes or friends but only interests.

    Sunday, November 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 550
  29. UGANDA: What Women Want to be Addressed by 2016

    The Women's Movement spearheaded by the Forum for Women in Democracy (FOWODE) recently launched the Uganda Women's Ag

    Wednesday, November 10, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 567
  30. EAST AFRICA/TANZANIA: Road to Parliament Proves Bumpy for Women

    Dar Es Salaam — Women have continued to lag behind in elective posts as shown by the General Election results a

    Wednesday, November 3, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 689
  31. SUDAN: Focus On South: In Women Forum on Peace, Ekhlas Sheds Tears for Unity

    Ekhlas Garang one of the thousands of Sudanese women who believe in national unity. Reports Zuleikha Abdel Raziq

    Monday, November 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 581
  32. SUDAN: Southern Sudan Women Draw Referendum Strategies

    Southern Sudanese women drew referendum plans to ensure their effective participation in 2011 vote on self-determinat

    Thursday, October 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 385
  33. SUDAN: South Sudan's Female legislators fight for committee seats

    Parliament – Juba Female members of Southern Sudan Legislative Assembly are up in arms against an alleged women

    Tuesday, September 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 102
  34. SUDAN: Effective Governing, Focus of WDN-IRI Sudan Women Conference

    Juba, Sudan – Developing the ability of women legislators to govern more effectively, especially with regards t

    Friday, September 10, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 090
  35. ETHIOPIA: Youth, Women Leagues Expected to Join EPRDF Leadership

    Structural change is expected within the ruling Ethiopian Peoples' Revolutionary Democratic Front's (EPRDF) top leade

    Tuesday, August 31, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 983
  36. EAST AFRICA: Female Candidates in Upcoming Tanzanian polls to Receive UN Election Training

    The United Nations is seeking to empower women candidates ahead of Tanzania's general elections in October, including

    Tuesday, August 31, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 048
  37. SOUTHERN SUDAN: Importance of Women's Inclusion in Referendum

    THE African Union has declared 2010 the Year of Peace and Security in Africa and will soon launch the African Decade

    Saturday, July 17, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 405
  38. INTERNATIONAL: Women Push for Gender Justice

    Grace Lagulu was only 15 years old when she was abducted by the Lords Resistance Army, LRA, in 1987.

    Thursday, July 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 534
  39. UGANDA: Promote Women Participation in Voters Registration

    On May 3, the Electoral Commission (EC) embarked on a one-month nationwide voter registration exercise hoping to regi

    Monday, May 17, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 061
  40. SUDAN: Sudan Legislator Says Women Seek More Democratic Reforms

    A leading member of the women's group of the Rumbek State legislature in southern Sudan says there was a large turnou

    Sunday, April 25, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 117
  41. SUDAN: Sudan Elections Flawed, but a First Step, Observers Say

    Sudan's first multiparty elections in 24 years, which wrapped up earlier this week, fell short of international stand

    Sunday, April 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 997
  42. UGANDA: 33 Women Arrested at the Electoral Commission

    The police yesterday arrested 33 women of the Inter Party Cooperation (IPC) as it foiled a planned demonstration at t

    Monday, January 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 568
  43. SUDAN: Women's Eyes on the Political Prize

    January marks the fifth anniversary of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) which ended a bitter north-south ci

    Thursday, January 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 478
  44. SUDAN: A More Gender Representative Leadership

    As the general elections scheduled for April 2010 draw nearer in Africa's largest country ravaged by a long drawn

    Wednesday, December 23, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 488
  45. SUDAN: Seeking a Democratic South Sudan

    The atmosphere is heavily charged with political tensions, alliances are already in the offing, expectations are h

    Monday, December 14, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 479
  46. Gender and Involvement of Women in Local Governance

    This manual was translated and adapted to Somali language and culture during the Good Governance and Leadership Train

    Wednesday, June 7, 2006
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 798
  47. Veiled Majority: Life for in Women in Djibouti's Refugee Camps

    The 30 or so Somali women and girls gathered near the Holl-Holl camp community garden, where visitors routinely leave

    Friday, January 9, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 105
  48. The Uganda Women's Network

    Civil Society Organisations67 128
  49. Strategic Initiative for Women in the Horn of Africa

    Civil Society Organisations67 399
  50. Election Campaign

    Starting from May 2002, village level elections were held around Eritrea.

    Tuesday, April 30, 2002 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 253