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  1. Women and Men: Hand in Hand against Violence

    Violence against women (VAW) hinders the realization of a wide range of development goals, from the elimination of po

    Saturday, January 1, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 112
  2. The UN Secretary-General's Database on Violence against Women

    To view the database, visit the website

    Saturday, January 1, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 127
  3. Our Bodies Are Trembling: Haitian Women Continue to Fight Against Rape

    NEW YORK - January 10 - Today, MADRE, the Institute for Justice & Democracy in Haiti (IJDH), the Bureau des Avoca

    Saturday, January 1, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 128
  4. Violence Against Women: An Urgent Public Health Priority

    Violence against women has been described as “perhaps the most shameful human rights violation, and the most pe

    Saturday, January 1, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 162
  5. Download: Women, Peace & Security Handbook iPhone/iPad/iTouch App

    Saturday, January 1, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 170
  6. Militarism Facts & Impacts on Women & Girls

    Militarism Facts & Impacts on Women & Girls

    Saturday, January 1, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 206
  7. Gender-Based Violence in Southern Sudan: Justice for Women Long Overdue

    Southern Sudan has a history of gender-based violence (GBV) during times of conflict and instability.

    Saturday, January 1, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 225
  8. CSCW Policy Biref: Sexual Violance in African Conflicts

    This policy brief summarizes key findings from a pilot study of conflict-related sexual violence in conflicts in 20 A

    Saturday, January 1, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 315
  9. CAR: "Command responsibility" Underpins Allegations Against Bemba at ICC

    It was systematic rape to assert dominance and shatter resistance.

    Thursday, December 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 954
  10. EGYPT: Women's Rights in Egypt Deteriorate in 2010, Says Report

    The issue of women's rights was used as a political tool by the government and other entities in 2010, according to a

    Tuesday, December 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 931
  11. PERU: Decades On, Women Remain Last in Line for Justice

    Investigations of the raping of women in the 1980s during Peru's counterinsurgency war have ground to a halt, even th

    Monday, December 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 897
  12. KYRGYZSTAN: Bride Kidnapping in Kyrgyzstan: A Fateful Tradition

    In Kyrgyzstan, bride kidnapping is considered an old tradition.

    Friday, December 24, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 895
  13. TURKMENISTAN: Equality Laws Fail to Ensure Turkmen Women's Rights

    In late December, Turkmenistan is due to submit a regular report to the United Nations on how it is meeting its oblig

    Friday, December 24, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 908
  14. PHILIPPINES: No End in Sight to Violence, Poverty and Deprivation Afflicting Filipino Women

    It has been said that the conditions of women and children reflect the state of affairs of that country.

    Thursday, December 23, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 876
  15. AFRICA: Women, Peace and Security

    Eleven African governments have pledged to ensure an effective regional mechanism to address sexual violence against

    Wednesday, December 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 878
  16. AFRICA: Women, Peace and Security

    Eleven African governments have pledged to ensure an effective regional mechanism to address sexual violence against

    Wednesday, December 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 916
  17. Mass Rapes in Walikale Still a Need for Protection and Justice in Eastern Congo

    Monday, December 20, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 141
  18. ISRAEL/OCCUPIED PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES: Palestinian Women Suffer Harsh Violations in Israeli Jails

    Riyadh al-Ashqar, spokesman of the P.A.

    Sunday, December 19, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 944
  19. DRC: French envoy says DR Congo rights situation a 'shipwreck'

    A French envoy on Saturday described the human rights situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo as a "shipwr

    Saturday, December 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 937
  20. INDIA: India Asks UN to do More Against Sexual Violence

    Advocating greater participation of women in the areas of conflict prevention, peace negotiations, peace keeping and

    Saturday, December 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 966
  21. INTERNATIONAL: Can Corporations Help Stem Violence Against Women?

    UNITED NATIONS -- "On the day of the attack I woke up before dawn ...

    Saturday, December 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 007
  22. INTERNATIONAL: UN Votes to Name Alleged Rapists in War

    The U.N.

    Friday, December 17, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 849
  23. INTERNATIONAL: Women 'Watching and Waiting', Special Representative Says as Security Council Concludes Debate on Sexual Violence in Conflict

    "Women now are watching and waiting," Margot Wallström, the Secretary-General's Special Representative

    Friday, December 17, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 852
  24. AFGHANISTAN/SOMALIA/DRC: President's Corner - Violence Against Women, It's also a Men's Problem

    In many of the conflicts of the last decades – from Afghanistan to Somalia, from the Balkans to the Democratic

    Friday, December 17, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 938
  25. SUDAN: Human Rights Body Calls for End to Flogging, Arrests in Sudan

    Nairobi/Khartoum - A human rights watchdog has called on Sudan to end the practice of lashing and refrain from arrest

    Thursday, December 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 829
  26. SUDAN: Women Are Punished With '600,000' Lashes a Year

    Khartoum, 16 Dec.

    Thursday, December 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 839
  27. INTERNATIONAL: Security Council Steps Up Fight against Sexual Violence in Conflict

    The United Nations stepped up its battle against sexual violence in conflicts around the world today with the Securit

    Thursday, December 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 846
  28. BURMA: The Women of Burma: Courageous Under Horrific Fire and Abuse

    The Karen are one of the largest ethnic groups in Burma, with a population estimated to be around 7 million.

    Thursday, December 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 854
  29. INTERNATIONAL: UN Votes to Name Alleged Rapists in War

    The U.N.

    Thursday, December 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 855
  30. 'Women, Peace and Security: Sexual Violence in Situations of Armed Conflict' Statement by UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General, Margot Wallström

    Madam President, Distinguished Members of the Security Council,

    Thursday, December 16, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 108
  31. Security Council Open Debate on Sexual Violence in Conflict, December 2010

    On the afternoon of December 16th and carrying into the morning of December 17th, the Security Council held an open d

    Thursday, December 16, 2010
    Security Council Debate87 180
  32. DRC: U.N. Worried about Congolese Violence

    Congolese leaders should be prepared for attacks by the Ugandan rebel Lord's Resistance Army during the upcoming holi

    Wednesday, December 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 821
  33. INTERNATIONAL: Stronger Global Response Needed to Gender-Based Violence

    Just a few weeks ago, as millions of families gathered in the United States to celebrate Thanksgiving, a lesser-known

    Wednesday, December 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 822
  34. SUDAN: Video of Sudanese Woman Being Flogged Prompts Protest

    Khartoum, Sudan -- A YouTube video of Sudanese police officers laughing as they publicly flogged a pleading, fleeing

    Wednesday, December 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 823
  35. UNITED STATES: Women Veterans Sue Pentagon For Information on Military Rape

    Rape, sexual assault and sexual harassment "occur nearly twice as often within military ranks as they do within

    Wednesday, December 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 825
  36. SOMALIA: Rape with Impunity - Plight of Somalia's Women Refugees

    The three Somali women sat huddled together in a corner of an empty, dusty room in a camp for displaced people in nor

    Wednesday, December 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 827
  37. SUDAN: End Lashing, Reform Public Order Rules

    (Nairobi) - The arrest of more than 60 Sudanese women's rights activists on December 14, 2010, for peacefully protest

    Wednesday, December 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 847
  38. TIMOR-LESTE: Sexual Assault Survivors Face Long Legal Delays

    As the number of reported sexual crimes in Timor Leste increases, survivors - mostly women and girls - must wait up t

    Wednesday, December 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 867
  39. Joint NGO Briefing Paper: Ghosts of Christmas Past: Protecting Civilians from the LRA

    Almost daily, a small band of rebels known as the Lord's Resistance Army, or LRA, kills, abducts and attacks people a

    Wednesday, December 15, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 101
  40. SOMALIA: Somali Women Refugees Need Greater Protection from Rape and Sexual Assault

    Reporting for BBC News, Zeinab Bedawi gets rare access

    Tuesday, December 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 796
  41. 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
  42. SUDAN: Sudan YouTube Flogging Video: Women Arrested at March

    About 30 Sudanese women have been arrested for holding a protest march over a video which allegedly shows a policeman

    Tuesday, December 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 804
  43. DRC: Aid Groups Call for Action to Prevent New LRA Massacres

    Aid groups on Tuesday urged the international community to avert a third consecutive year of massacres by Lord Resist

    Tuesday, December 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 811
  44. CAR/DRC/SUDAN: Ghosts of Christmas Past - Protecting Civilians from the LRA

    On Christmas Eve 2008 and over the following three weeks, 865 women, men and children were savagely beaten to death a

    Tuesday, December 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 812
  45. SUDAN: Khartoum Continues to Declare War against the Women of Sudan

    The whole world was shocked after a video was leaked on you tube last week showing a Sudanese woman being lashed at A

    Tuesday, December 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 828
  46. DRC/US: USAID Assistance Will Combat Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in DRC

    Over the next five years, more than a quarter of a million Congolese will benefit from assistance aimed at preventing

    Tuesday, December 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 836
  47. FIJI: New Data on Violence

    A JOINT study by Fiji School of Medicine and the World Health Organisation revealed that majority of women who are vi

    Tuesday, December 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 844
  48. COLOMBIA: Parties to Colombia Conflict Raped Almost 15,000 Women in 2001-09 - Study

    Colombia's armed groups and, to a far lesser extent, its army raped 14,779 women between 2001 and 2009 - or five wome

    Tuesday, December 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 845
  49. COLOMBIA: Parties to Colombia Conflict Raped Almost 15,000 Women in 2001-09, Study

    Colombia's armed groups and, to a far lesser extent, its army raped 14,779 women between 2001 and 2009 - or five wome

    Tuesday, December 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 885
  50. Gender Inequality and Social Institutions in the D.R. Congo

    The analysis of the current context in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) makes obvious the existing persistence

    Tuesday, December 14, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 092

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