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  1. DRC: Women Seek Peace

    The conflict in the Eastern DR Congo provinces of North and South Kivu between the Kinshasa government and the M23 mo

    Friday, December 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 706
  2. DRC: Bring Women Into Peace Talks - Diop

    It's a country the size of all of western Europe, with enormous mineral riches that enable the artifacts of modern li

    Sunday, December 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 691
  3. SYRIA: Where Are the Missing Brides of Peace? Women Activists Who Protested About Violence in Syria - and Were Dragged off to Jail in their Wedding Dresses

    Marched through the middle a market in Damascus carrying red banners that read 'Stop all military operations in Syria

    Wednesday, November 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 669
  4. ISRAEL/PALESTINE: Women Peace Activists Demand an End to Attacks in Gaza and Israel

    MADRE, an international women's human rights organization, condemns the growing violence that has killed at least 18

    Friday, November 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 649
  5. COLOMBIA: What's the role of Afro-Colombian and Colombian women in the FARC peace talks?

    As the Colombian Government prepares to meet with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) in Havana, Cuba,

    Friday, November 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 657
  6. PALESTINE: PCHR Condemns the Attacks on Peaceful Assemblies in Gaza and Hebron

    The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) strongly condemns the Palestinian female police's violent dispersal of

    Thursday, November 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 647
  7. COLOMBIA: Rights Out of Reach: Obstacles to Health, Justice, and Protection for Displaced Victims of Gender-Based Violence in Colombia

    Colombia's laws on violence against women are not adequately protecting victims displaced by the armed conflict, Huma

    Thursday, November 15, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 754
  8. SYRIA: What Assad Doesn't Want You to Hear: Syrian Women's Voices

    It's been nearly two years since Syria's dictator Bashar al Assad began his brutal assault on hundreds of thousands o

    Tuesday, November 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 642
  9. PALESTINE: Palestinian Women Take Business into their Own Hands

    Abeer Abu Ghaith, a poised young woman overflowing with optimism, works tirelessly to help Palestinian women achieve

    Tuesday, November 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 653
  10. PALESTINE: Young Palestinian Activists Carry Out Their Role in Bringing About Peace

    In the offices of the General Union of Palestinian Women –a bastion for older-generation prominent women politi

    Monday, November 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 601
  11. SYRIA: Syrian Women Convene in Cairo for Peace Initiative

    Forty-four Syrian women from different civil society organizations and young independent activists convened in Cairo

    Friday, November 2, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 615
  12. INTERNATIONAL: Blurring the Boundaries: Citizen Action Across States and Societies

    Researchers from the Development Research Centre on Citizenship, Participation and Accountability spent a decade work

    Tuesday, October 23, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 744
  13. INTERNATIONAL: Violent Conflict and Gender Inequality: An Overview

    Violent conflict, a pervasive feature of the recent global landscape, has lasting impacts on human capital, and these

    Tuesday, October 23, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 747
  14. COLOMBIA: Missing from Colombia, FARC Peace Negotiations: Women

    Today, the government of Colombia and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) insurgency group meet in Oslo

    Thursday, October 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 547
  15. INTERNATIONAL: Equal Power-Lasting Peace--Obstacles for Women's Participation in the Peace Process

    Peace matters to everyone living in con¬flict regions.

    Tuesday, October 9, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 726
  16. COLOMBIA: Participation of Women Essential for Colombia's Peace Talks

    Women are needed, not only in the home, but also at the negotiating table, to achieve peace.

    Monday, October 8, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 474
  17. WEST AFRICA: Women Training on Peace Building, Conflict Mediation Underway

    The West Africa Network of Peace building (WANEP) Tuesday commenced a three-day training on 'Peace building and confl

    Wednesday, October 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 438
  18. MEXICO/UNITED STATES: Heart-to-Heart on the Drug War

    Margarita Lopez begins to speak about the horrible events that marked the end of her daughter's life in a low, even t

    Wednesday, October 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 441
  19. INTERNATIONAL: UN Takes New Step to Include Women in International Peace Talks

    Women often suffer the most in times of conflict, but they are rarely represented in peace negotiations.

    Tuesday, October 2, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 452
  20. UNITED STATES: Attorney General Eric Holder Speaks At The Women's Access To Justice High-Level Lunch Event At The United Nations, Sept. 24, 2012

    It is an honor to take part in today's forum, and to be joined by so many distinguished Heads of State and Government

    Monday, September 24, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 442
  21. UNITED STATES: Fact Sheet: The Equal Futures Partnership And United States Commitments To Expand Women's Political And Ecomomic Participation

    While the world has made significant strides in expanding opportunity for women and girls, continued inequalities rem

    Monday, September 24, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 443
  22. GEORGIA: European Jumbo of Women's Political Participation

    On October 1st parliamentary elections will be held in Georgia.

    Thursday, September 20, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 418
  23. SOMALIA: Peace-building programme for women launched in Puntland

    African Development Solutions (ADESO) has launched a project for more than 300 women in the Puntland region of Somali

    Wednesday, September 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 385
  24. INTERNATIONAL: Reconciliation Council Fails to Include Women

    On September 5, The Nation's front-page headline read "Asian Peace Council is born".

    Sunday, September 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 354
  25. UNITED STATES: Ambassador Verveer Travels to Brussels To Meet With NATO on Women, Peace, and Security

    Melanne Verveer, Ambassador at Large for Global Women's Issues, will travel to Belgium on September 17 - 18, 2012, to

    Saturday, September 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 355
  26. SIERRA LEONE: Women Situation Room for Launch Sept. 21

    The Women Situation Room WSR, with the theme "Peace in our Hands" will be officially launched by President

    Monday, September 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 333
  27. MADAGASGAR: Peace and Reconciliation From Below - Women As Actors in the Transition Process

    Since 2009, when current President Andry Rajoelina ousted then-president Marc Ravalomanana with the army's support, M

    Monday, September 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 335
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  29. UNITED STATES: U.S. Agencies Move to Implement National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security

    Two U.S. government agencies, the Department of State and the U.S.

    Thursday, September 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 320
  30. DRC: Congolese Women Stitching a Community Back Together

    As documented in a new report from the Enough Project, which ranks electronics firms on their progress in cleaning up

    Wednesday, September 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 316
  31. IRAN: Iran Attacking Women, Attempt to Weaken Feminist Movement: Ebadi

    Nobel Peace Laureate Shirin Ebadi issued a letter to the United Nations Women Executive Director, Michelle Bachelet,

    Thursday, August 23, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 307
  32. NIGERIA: Women and Efforts to Promote Peace, Security in Nigeria

    On one Sunday morning, Madam Mary Haruna and her two daughters went to a nearby church in Jos for their weekly devoti

    Sunday, June 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 146
  33. INTERNATIONAL: Why Women Are a Foreign Policy Issue

    The most pressing global problems simply won't be solved without the participation of women. Seriously, guys.

    Thursday, April 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 029
  34. NEPAL/PHILIPPINES: Nepal Officials Visit Kalinga to Share Peace Plans

    Three Nepalese officials visited Kalinga to share their country's peace and security situation and its impact on wome

    Thursday, April 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 038
  35. AWID: Militarism, Conflict and Violence

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    Thursday, April 19, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 590
  36. GUATEMALA: A Brutal Manifestation of Patriarchy

    The involvement of women in anti-war actions and in support of peace activism worldwide is a critical part of modern

    Wednesday, April 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 006
  37. AMERICAS: Putting Women on the Agenda in Cartagena

    It's the Americas' largest reunion.

    Tuesday, April 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 000
  38. INTERNATIONAL: Peace Movements: Violence Reduction as Common Sense

    If one thing holds the overall movement of peace movements together it is the goal of violence reduction.

    Tuesday, April 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 007
  39. AFGHANISTAN: OPINION: A Precarious Crossroads for Afghan Women

    The once remarkable gains in protecting and promoting equality between women and men in Afghanistan are now facing th

    Friday, April 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 980
  40. BOSNIA:Women of Bosnia and Herzegovina; Twenty Years Later

    Twenty years ago this month, war broke out in Bosnia and Herzegovina, the main act in the dissolution of Yugoslavia.

    Wednesday, April 11, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 978
  41. INTERNATIONAL: Promoting Peace Benefits From a Woman's Touch

    It is more dangerous to be a civilian woman than a soldier in many conflict zones today.

    Thursday, March 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 906
  42. INTERNATIONAL: Women and the Responsibility to Protect

    In the context of contemporary armed conflict, the general discourse often assumes that women, one of the most

    Friday, March 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 884
  43. SOUTH SUDAN: Empowering Women in the World's Newest Country

    South Sudan is the world's newest nation, born from the people's vote in January 2011 after 30 years of devastating c

    Thursday, March 8, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 932
  44. UN Report on Sexual Violence During Conflict Singles Out Worst Offenders

    he annual United Nations report documenting conflict-related sexual violence around the world today for the first tim

    Thursday, February 23, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 868
  45. NICARAGUA: Nicaraguan Feminists Protest For Their Bodies, Autonomy, Lives

    The news of the day was that Democratic representatives walked out of a hearing on “religious liberty and birth

    Wednesday, February 22, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 855
  46. Africa: Is the AU's Women's Decade a Pipedream?

    The African Women's Decade (2010-2020) is a bold political initiative that aims to put women at the centre of develop

    Wednesday, February 22, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 869
  47. COLOMBIA: Lessons Learned 10 Years After Failed FARC Peace Talks

    Colombian and American universities, together with several non-governmental organizations released ten lessons they t

    Monday, February 20, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 838
  48. INTERNATIONAL: How Gender Values Point the Way for a More Effective U.N.

    A growing list of U.N. Security Council Resolutions acknowledges the importance of gender in processes for peace.

    Monday, February 20, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 844
  49. ETHIOPIA: Race to Empower Women in Addis Next Month

    The 9th Choice Women First 5Km run organized by Great Ethiopian Run will be held on Sunday March 11, 2012.

    Monday, February 20, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 865
  50. SOUTH SUDAN: South Sudan's Sole Female Traditional Chief Fights For Equality

    Magdalena Ehisa Tito, an elegant and extremely polite woman welcomed us into her home.

    Wednesday, February 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 841

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