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  1. UGANDA: Ugandan Parliament adopts Resolution to Address Needs of War-Affected Women

    Years of advocacy by women's rights groups including those monitoring justice for women with disabilities in northern

    Wednesday, April 23, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 286
  2. SOMALIA: Inside the Rape Crisis Center Thats Helping Somalia's Women

    In a classroom tucked away from the world in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, students practice spelling.

    Friday, May 17, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 952
  3. KENYA: Girls Ask Court to Force Police to Prosecute Rape Cases

    Hundreds of Kenyan girls, including some as young as three years old, filed a petition in the High Court on Thursday

    Friday, October 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 509
  4. SOUTH SUDAN: Army and Police Forces Shooting and Raping Civilians in Jonglei

    South Sudan should take immediate action to end human rights violations including torture, shootings and sexual viole

    Wednesday, October 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 439
  5. SOUTH SUDAN: Women and Children Targeted in South Sudan Ethnic Violence

    Human Rights Watch (HRW) has urged the Government of South Sudan to take decisive action to identify and prosecute th

    Monday, February 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 795
  6. UGANDA: UDPF in AIDS Fight

    Sergeant Eunice Kisembo discovered she was HIV positive in 2001 after her release from Luzira Prison.

    Wednesday, January 4, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 646
  7. AFRICA: Peacebuilders Fail Africa's Women Victims of War

    Thousands of women and girls who have been abducted by armed groups, enslaved and repeatedly raped during conflicts a

    Monday, October 31, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 381
  8. 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
  9. SOMALIA: Scarred Somali Women Take Stock After Al-Shabaab Withdrawal

    The day seems to be getting brighter in Somalia districts that bore the brunt of fanaticism under the al-Shaabab mili

    Wednesday, September 14, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 255
  10. SUDAN: North Darfur Water Project Helps Protect Women from Sexual Violence

    A water project supported by the UN-African Union peacekeeping force (UNAMID) in eight villages of North Darfur will

    Wednesday, April 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 660
  11. SOMALIA: Justice According to Al-Shabaab

    Mogadishu — When the punishment, 100 whip lashes, was postponed because she was pregnant Ms Anab Mussa thought

    Thursday, January 20, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 061
  12. SUDAN: Will an Independent Southern Sudan Bring Advances for Women? Part II.

    The Declaration on violence against women adopted by the UN General Assembly in 1993 requires states to exercise due

    Saturday, January 15, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 031
  13. SOUTH SUDAN: Women Dream of Independence

    AMPALA, Jan 13, 2011 (IPS) - John Garang, the revered late leader of the Sudan Peoples' Liberation Movement, once sai

    Thursday, January 13, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 001
  14. SUDAN: Women Activists Say Changes to Law and Funding Needed to Fight Gender Violence

    December 2, 2010 (JUBA) - Women activists are calling on the government of southern Sudan to allocate more resources

    Thursday, December 2, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 714
  15. AFRICA: USAID Gives U.S.$731,000 for Health in Eastern, Southern Africa

    The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has given a grant of $731,000 for strengthening and ad

    Monday, November 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 633
  16. SOMALIA: Puntland President Praises Women, Calls for 'War Crimes Tribunal'

    The president of Somalia's Puntland government opened the country's first-ever international women's conference in th

    Tuesday, October 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 453
  17. SUDAN: Southern Women Struggle for Justice

    RUMBEK, 6 October 2010 (IRIN) - If there is one group that faces special challenges in Southern Sudan, it is women.

    Wednesday, October 6, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 278
  18. UGANDA: For Women with Disabilities, Barriers and Abuse

    Women with disabilities in northern Uganda experience ongoing discrimination and sexual and gender-based violence, Hu

    Thursday, August 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 943
  19. 'As If We Weren't Human' - Discrimination and Violence against Women with Disabilities in Northern Uganda

    After 20 years of displacement and war, the people of northern Uganda are leaving camps set up for internally displac

    Thursday, August 26, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 783
  20. 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
  21. SUDAN: ICC Prosecutor: Crimes Continue Against Civilians in Darfur

    The chief prosecutor for the International Criminal Court says crimes are continuing against civilians in Darfur refu

    Friday, June 11, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 249
  22. AFRICA: Speaking Out on Justice and Peace at the Women's Court

    On Tuesday, 1 June 2010, the Women's Initiatives for Gender Justice organized an all-day Women's Court during the Rev

    Thursday, June 10, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 268
  23. UGANDA: Women Demand Answers and Action from ICC

    With the first Review Conference of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC) under way in the Ugand

    Tuesday, June 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 162
  24. UGANDA: Victims of Rape and Sexual Violence Denied Justice in Uganda

    Amnesty International has urged the Ugandan authorities to provide support for women seeking justice for sexual and d

    Wednesday, April 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 885
  25. SUDAN: Women's Groups Advocate for Rape Law Reform

    Women's groups in Khartoum are working together to push for reform of north Sudan's criminal laws on rape and adulter

    Thursday, March 12, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 991
  26. Justice for Women: Seeking Accountability for Sexual Crimes in Post-Conflict Situations

    The systematic use of extreme violence, in particular sexual violence, in conflict and post-conflict situations raise

    Tuesday, July 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 226
  27. Africa: The Limits and Possibilities of Transitional Justice

    In considering the wars in the Central African Republic (CAR), Darfur, and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) whe

    Tuesday, July 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 239
  28. Laws without Justice: An Assessment of Sudanese Laws Affecting Survivors of Rape

    This report outlines a system of Sudanese laws that exposes rape victims to further abuse, shields perpetrators from

    Friday, June 1, 2007
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 160
  29. 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
  30. Strategic Initiative for Women in the Horn of Africa

    Civil Society Organisations67 399
  31. BLOG: Women Wage Peace in South Sudan

    Hon. Dr.

    Thursday, March 21, 2013 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 672
  32. BLOG: The Women at the Forefront of Somalia's Future

    For more than 20 years there has been a continuous stream of bad news where Somalia is concerned with images of war,

    Thursday, May 23, 2013 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 708