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  1. 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
  2. Download: Women, Peace & Security Handbook iPhone/iPad/iTouch App

    Saturday, January 1, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 170
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. CANADA/AFGHANISTAN: Put Women in Afghan Army, Senate Report Says

    Canada should threaten to withhold aid to Afghanistan unless women are fully included in the peace process and push f

    Thursday, December 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 853
  6. NAMIBIA: Women Making Inroads in NDF

    Good gender representation in the Namibian Defence Force (NDF) offers opportunity to women to empower themselves thro

    Monday, December 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 833
  7. CAR/CHAD: Huge Challenges Remain as UN Mission Departs Chad, Central African Republic

    With the United Nations mission in Chad and Central African Republic (CAR) wrapping up by the end of the year, Secret

    Tuesday, December 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 750
  8. INTERNATIONAL: 'More Women Peacekeepers Is Not the Solution'

    For two decades, women around the world have marked "Sixteen Days of Activism Against Gender Violence", whi

    Friday, December 3, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 692
  9. BOSNIA&HERZEGOVINA: UN official - Bosnia War Rapes Must Be Prosecuted

    SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina -- A U.N.

    Friday, November 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 698
  10. SOUTH AFRICA: SA Women: Hard Time in Military

    SOUTH Africa has sophisticated gender machinery present in public life, and women's entry into previously male work s

    Wednesday, November 24, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 649
  11. SOUTHERN AFRICA: African Women Still Struggling for Equality

    Despite the political will shown by leaders on the African continent, women in Africa faced serious challenges with r

    Tuesday, November 23, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 644
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  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. DRC: Eastern Congo Security Deteriorating, Crisis Group Reports

    The Democratic Republic of Congo government's two-year military campaign against rebels in the east is failing and ha

    Wednesday, November 17, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 586
  17. UGANDA: Sexual Crimes Go Unpunished

    KAMPALA, Nov 17, 2010 (IPS) - Thousands of women were raped during Uganda's war but there have been few government ef

    Wednesday, November 17, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 589
  18. Haiti: Breaking the cycle of violence: A last chance for Haiti?

    This report documents Amnesty International's concerns about human rights abuses in Haiti after the departure of form

    Tuesday, November 16, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 048
  19. INTERNATIONAL: Rape a 'Cheap' Weapon, U.N. Says

    Sexual violence perpetrated against women and children extends beyond Africa as a "cheap" weapon of war, a

    Friday, November 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 511
  20. SUDAN: South Sudan Vows to Address Increase in Gender based Violence in Rural Area

    Sunday, November 4, 2010, (JUBA) – The South Sudan Human Rights Commission said on Thursday said that effective

    Thursday, November 4, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 690
  21. INTERNATIONAL: ICRC Sounds Alarm Over Sexual Violence

    GENEVA, Switzerland, Nov.

    Tuesday, November 2, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 686
  22. 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
  23. INTERNATIONAL: U.N. Reports Show Progress, Challenges for Women

    The following editorial appeared in the Los Angeles Times on Oct. 28.

    Monday, November 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 683
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  25. INTERNATIONAL: UN Resolutions Support Women, but Fail to Change Winds of War

    Ten years ago, the UN passed a resolution underscoring the role of women in promoting peace and security.

    Saturday, October 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 454
  26. NORTHERN IRELAND: Dramatic Increase in Reported Rapes in Northern Ireland

    Reports of rape and attempted rape in Northern Ireland have increased by ten per cent compared to last year, accordin

    Saturday, October 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 456
  27. INTERNATIONAL: Give Women Peacekeepers a Chance

    The consensus was “could do better” as senior government representatives met in New York to commemorate U

    Friday, October 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 447
  28. SUDAN: Rape Is Not Adultery

    Women in the Sudanese region of Darfur have been raped with impunity since the start of the conflict there in 2003.

    Tuesday, October 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 585
  29. CAMBODIA: Mainstreaming Gender in Financial Sector to Reduce Disparities Between Men and Women in Cambodia

    A budget planning which has gender consideration in it from the very start will go a long way to reduce disparities b

    Monday, October 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 435
  30. INTERNATIONAL: Wallstrom Acts on Rapes; Fetal Pain Becomes Law

    Margot Wallstrom, the U.N.

    Saturday, October 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 383
  31. DRC: Army Raping And Killing, Says UN Envoy

    DR Congo government troops are raping and killing women in remote villages where hundreds were the victims of mass ra

    Friday, October 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 518
  32. SUDAN/RWANDA: 90 Female Police Officers Off to Darfur

    Kigali — The Commissioner General of Police, Emmanuel Gasana, yesterday met a contingent of female police offic

    Thursday, October 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 356
  33. DRC: Rebel Rape Victims May Face Same Abuse From Army, UN Warns

    Hundreds of women who were raped by rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) nearly three months ago now repo

    Thursday, October 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 519
  34. INTERNATIONAL: Ban Outlines Measures to Strengthen UN Peacebuilding Efforts

    Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today outlined measures to strengthen the United Nations role in helping countries emer

    Wednesday, October 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 336
  35. INTERNATIONAL: The "X" Factor: Reintegrating Female Combatants

    The participation of women in organized violence, from guerilla movements to terrorism is a problematic and under-res

    Tuesday, October 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 330
  36. INTERNATIONAL: More Needs to be Done to Ensure Gender Equality in Peacebuilding, Ban Warns

    Ten years after the adoption of a Security Council resolution calling for equal participation by women in post-confli

    Friday, October 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 307
  37. SUDAN: Southern Sudan – Aid Agencies Study Highlights 'Unreported' Gender Based Violence

    If there is one group that faces special challenges in Southern Sudan, it is women.

    Thursday, October 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 310
  38. PHILIPPINES: Ex-Nuns Lead Peace Corps Monitoring Govt-MILF Ceasefire

    Two former Catholic nuns will lead a 15-woman peace corps that will monitor a ceasefire between government and the Mo

    Wednesday, October 6, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 293
  39. MIDDLE EAST: Where's the Dove? Peacebuilding and Conflict Resolution in Islam

    Amid the controversy over the Islamic cultural center in NYC and Pastor Terry Jones' threats of burning the Quran in

    Tuesday, October 5, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 267
  40. MALAYSIA: UN Impressed with Malcon, Increases Scope of Peacekeeping Duties

    The United Nations is very impressed with the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon's (Unifil) Malaysia (Malcon) Ea

    Tuesday, October 5, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 268
  41. PHILIPPINES: All-Women Peacekeepers Pledge 24/7 Protection

    Thirty members of the All-Women Corps in the Civilian Protection Component of the International Monitoring Team (IMT)

    Tuesday, October 5, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 282
  42. PHILIPPINES: Launch of Women Corps in Mindanao's Peace Process a Breakthrough - Peace Group

    The Mindanao Peoples' Caucus (MPC), a Davao City-based peace advocacy group, considered Monday's launching of the wom

    Monday, October 4, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 264
  43. INTERNATIONAL: UN Boosts Number of Women in Peacekeeping Operations

    The UN Police Adviser, Ann-Marie Orler, said that the organization's initiative to boost the number of female police

    Friday, October 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 263
  44. Food Security in Protracted Crisis: Issues&Challenges: Gender Issues in Protracted Crises

    The food security status of men and women is affected very differently in both acute and protracted crisis situations

    Friday, October 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 005
  45. WEST AFRICA: Cote d'Ivoire / UNOCI's Deputy Chief Attends Meeting of Heads of Peacekeeping Missions in West Africa

    The Principal Deputy Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Côte d'Ivoire, Abou Mou

    Thursday, September 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 144
  46. DR Congo: Managing the Transition

    Discussions about the future of peacekeeping in the DR Congo and the modalities of withdrawal are happening while the

    Thursday, September 30, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 964
  47. INTERNATIONAL: Efforts to Increase Number of Female Police Bearing Fruit, says Top UN Cop

    The United Nations initiative to boost the number of female police officers deployed in peacekeeping missions around

    Wednesday, September 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 142
  48. US: US Pledges New Funding For UN Peacekeeping In Conflict Zones

    The United States has pledged new funding to help implement U.N.

    Friday, September 24, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 213
  49. DRC: Peacekeepers Vital, World Leaders Say

    Tackling systemic conflict and sexual violence like the atrocities on the Congo requires a comprehensive role in peac

    Friday, September 24, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 226
  50. Gender Training for Peacekeepers Map

    The UN-INSTRAW (as part of UN-WOMEN) Gender, Peace and Security programme is pleased to announce the launch of the ne

    Friday, September 3, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 847

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