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  1. SYRIA: Syrian Women and Girls Allege Use of Sexual Violence in Civil War

    Rape is a "significant and disturbing" feature of the Syrian civil war, with women and girls citing sexual

    Sunday, January 13, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 726
  2. SOMALIA: Somalia Appoints First Ever Women to Ministerial Position

    The appointment of Fawzia Yusuf Haji Adam as Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs in Somalia was a b

    Sunday, January 13, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 729
  3. ISRAEL: Haneen Zoabi Can Stand For Re-Election in 2013

    Haneen Zoabi is an Arab member of the Knesset (Israeli Parliament).

    Sunday, January 13, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 754
  4. HAITI: Haiti, Three Years After the Earthquake: Empowering Women

    When a catastrophic earthquake struck Haiti on January 12, 2010 – killing more than 200,000 people and leaving

    Saturday, January 12, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 725
  5. SIERRA LEONE: Women, Targets in Sierra Leone's Decade of Hell, Now Face a Different Kind of Civil War

    Tears stream down Fatmata's face as she shuffles into the police station courtyard, alone and doubled over in pain af

    Saturday, January 12, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 743
  6. KURDISTAN: 'Deep,' Old Habits on Kurdish Women's killings

    If sorted out from the floating theories on the culprits and their motivations, what the execution-style killings of

    Saturday, January 12, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 749
  7. BANGLADESH: Law to Speed up Rape Trials Sought in Bangladesh

    In the wake of several recent rape incidents, a group of lawyers in Bangladesh yesterday demanded formulation of a ne

    Saturday, January 12, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 817
  8. SAUDI ARABIA: Saudi Arabia's King Appoints Women to Shura Council

    Two decrees reconstituted the council, which advises the government on new legislation, for a new four-year term - an

    Friday, January 11, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 718
  9. CAR: Briefing and Consultations on the Central African Republic

    Tomorrow morning (Friday, 11 January), the Council will be briefed by Margaret Vogt, the Secretary-General's Special

    Friday, January 11, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 719
  10. Liberia: Indian Police Officers Commended

    The Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG), Ms.

    Friday, January 11, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 722
  11. KURDISTAN: French Police Say Kurdish Activists Executed

    Three Kurdish women activists, including a co-founder of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), have been killed overnigh

    Friday, January 11, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 723
  12. NIGERIA: Tambuwal Want's Greater Women Participation in Politics

    This was in response to the request of United Nation (UN) Women Executive Director, Ms Michelle Bachelet ,that barrie

    Friday, January 11, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 738
  13. USA: Casey Among U.S. Senators Meeting with Afghan Chief

    Democratic Sen.

    Thursday, January 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 715
  14. INDIA: Youths Protest Violence Against Women in J&K

    Srinagar: In the backdrop of a recent acid attack on a school teacher, a group of youths on Thursday staged a demonst

    Thursday, January 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 716
  15. ISRAEL: How Israel Leads World in Sex Trade Fight

    Britain is being urged to look to Israel for lessons in how to combat human trafficking and rehabilitate victims.

    Thursday, January 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 720
  16. TAIWAN: Taiwan's Ex-VP to Discuss Women's Peacekeeping Role

    Taiwan's former vice president on Friday will talk about the crucial role of women in maintaining world peace and the

    Thursday, January 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 721
  17. AFGHANISTAN: Casey, Karzai Discuss Women's Rights

    Democratic Senator Bob Casey and a handful of other senators met with Afghan President Hamid Karzai in Washington, D.

    Thursday, January 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 737
  18. UGANDA: For Uganda's Youngest MP Age Not A Deterrent, But Sexism Is

    She was thrust into politics by default at the age of 20, and is said to be the world's youngest legislators in a cou

    Wednesday, January 9, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 711
  19. AFRICA: Rape in War: It's Not a Given Any Longer

    One of Fatou Bensouda‘s missions as the new chief prosecutor for the International Criminal Court is to make ra

    Wednesday, January 9, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 713
  20. USA: New Push for U.S. to Ratify Major Women's Treaty

    The United States continues to be in the dubious company of six countries that have either refused or are reluctant t

    Tuesday, January 8, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 708
  21. COLOMBIA: Women's Struggle for Peace in Colombia

    Betty Puerto Barrera is a Colombian peace activist.

    Tuesday, January 8, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 709
  22. Israel: Can Natan Sharansky Fix the Western Wall?

    He brought unprecedented attention to the plight of Soviet Jewry. He stood up to the KGB.

    Monday, January 7, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 707
  23. NEPAL: Nepalese Protest Violence Against Women

    Hundreds of protesters have gathered outside the prime minister's residence in Nepal for a 10th day to protest agains

    Monday, January 7, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 710
  24. INDIA: How a Brutal Murder Finally Puts Sexual Violence on the Agenda

    When news broke late last month about the death of a 23-year-old woman who died after succumbing to horrified injurie

    Monday, January 7, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 712
  25. PAKISTAN: Growing Risks for Aid Workers in Pakistan

    PESHAWAR, 7 January 2013 (IRIN) - There was no warning when gunmen killed seven aid workers with local NGO Support Wi

    Monday, January 7, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 812
  26. LIBYA: Only One Genuinely Elected Woman in the Libyan `Government` and She is in Hiding

    The unlawful occupation regime attempting to govern Libya without any success has a fake `General National Congress`

    Saturday, January 5, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 705
  27. SIERRA LEONE: Sierra Leone Report from the Field

    From 1991 to 2002, Sierra Leone suffered through a brutal civil war that resulted in 50,000 deaths.

    Friday, January 4, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 763
  28. Syria - What Women Say - Voices from Ground: Syria's Humanitarian Crisis

    In recent months ICAN's staff have held regular in-person and online consultations with Syrian civil society activist

    Friday, January 4, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 766
  29. Israel: Likud: Habayit Hayehudi Works Against Women

    The Likud-Beytenu list changes tactics • Instead of attacking Habayit Hayehudi leader Naftali Bennett, it goes a

    Thursday, January 3, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 701
  30. WESTERN SAHARA: Inside disputed Western Sahara

    "Duck down and put your head below the window," says Hamid as we pass a military outpost in southern Laayou

    Thursday, January 3, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 702

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