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  1. COLOMBIA: Colombian Aspirations for Peace, A Regional Wish

    The aspirations to achieve peace and reconciliation in Colombia were at the center of proposals in three regional for

    Tuesday, July 22, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 444
  2. CANADA: Circle of Hope on Missing and Murdered Women

    HALIFAX - First Nation leaders, women's groups, elders and youth today gathered in a Circle of Hope in Halifax today,

    Wednesday, July 16, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 389
  3. HAITI: Haitian Rape Survivors Begin New Lives in Canada and the US

    There are no Haitians in the Montreal neighborhood where Lovely lives.

    Tuesday, July 1, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 416
  4. UNITED STATES: Ending Sexual Violence in Conflict: Turning Commitment into Action

    Time and again, we hear horrific accounts of violence perpetrated against women in conflicts around the world.

    Monday, June 23, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 404
  5. COLOMBIA: What Will New Sexual Violence Law Mean for Victims in Colombia's Conflict?

    Colombia's president has approved a law that makes acts of sexual violence committed during the country's long-standi

    Thursday, June 19, 2014
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  8. COLOMBIA: There will be No Peace in Colombia without Women

    The documentation centre No habrá paz sin las mujeres [There will be no peace without women] enables female le

    Friday, February 21, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 238
  9. COLOMBIA: UK takes Campaign to Stop War-zone Rape to Colombia

    Britain's foreign minister William Hague has urged world leaders to make tackling and rape in armed conflicts a top g

    Tuesday, February 18, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 257
  10. EL SALVADOR: Women in El Salvador ready to Take Charge after Women Leadership in Politics Course

    On 14 January 2014 the closing ceremony of the VII course on Women Leadership was held in the municipality of Antiguo

    Tuesday, February 18, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 261
  11. CANADA:National News: NDP Works to End Violence Against Aboriginal Women

    The NDP is joining forces with the Native Women's Association of Canada (NWAC) to urge the Conservative government to

    Thursday, February 13, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 251
  12. UNITED STATES: Violence Against Women Act Finally lets Native American Tribes Prosecute Non-Tribal Members, and it's about Damn Time

    For those of you who have blocked out memory of the long battle to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act that wa

    Monday, February 10, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 232
  13. UNITED STATES: U.S. Works to End Domestic and International Gender Violence

    Washington — The Obama administration is redoubling its efforts to end gender violence in the United States, as

    Tuesday, January 28, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 223
  14. COLOMBIA: Lured into Fighting, Colombia's Girl Rebels Face Abuse

    Under the dense rainforest canopy, 14-year-old Claudia Roa lay delirious with pain after giving birth to a boy.

    Tuesday, December 3, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 164
  15. COLOMBIA: T&T, Colombia in Security Talks

    Women from South America are lured into T&T and kept in “houses” as virtual slaves throughout T&T

    Saturday, October 5, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 090
  16. PERU: Police Bust Human Trafficking Ring

    October 4, 2013

    By Rachel Chase

    Friday, October 4, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 103
  17. NICARAGUA: Nicaraguan Law Update 'Piles Pressure on Women to Face Abusers'

    Thousands of women in Nicaragua have taken to the streets to protest against legal changes that could push female vic

    Friday, September 27, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 091
  18. EL SALVADOR/AMERICAS: Everyday aggression

    ONE night last year police received a call from worried residents of a wealthy area of San Salvador, El Salvador's ca

    Saturday, September 21, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 095
  19. LATIN AMERICA: Violence Against Women in Latin America Everyday Aggression

    Laws to punish domestic violence are too often honoured in the breach

    Saturday, September 21, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 225
  20. HAITI: Haiti PM Seeks Legislation to Protect Privacy of Rape Victims

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (sentinel.ht) - On Tuesday, Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe said he would be supporting the draf

    Wednesday, September 18, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 067
  21. COLOMBIA: Breaking Colombia's Silence Over Its War Rape Victims

    Preyed on by armed men at beauty pageants and at school gates and then raped. Forced into sex slavery.

    Friday, September 6, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 064
  22. COLOMBIA: Colombia's Peace Process: Implications for Displaced Populations Are Overlooked

    Media coverage of the Colombian peace process has focused on the politics surrounding the talks in Havana.

    Thursday, August 15, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 050
  23. COLOMBIA: Colombia's Women Bear the Scars of a War Among Men

    The hot and damp jungles of southern Colombia have been torn apart by war for more than 20 years.

    Monday, June 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 989
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  25. GUATEMALA: Nobel Laureate Rigoberta Menchu Tum Speaks on Justice & Sentencing in Guatemala

    The long struggle for justice has come to a point of resolution this week as the High Impact Court “A”cou

    Friday, May 17, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 961
  26. ECUADOR: Young Men Break with Machista Stereotypes in Ecuador

    At the age of 20, Damián Valencia speaks knowledgeably about every aspect of gender equality.

    Tuesday, May 14, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 953
  27. EL SALVADOR: Impunity, Machismo Fuel Femicides in El Salvador

    Several brutal, high-profile murders of women in the last few weeks in El Salvador are just the latest reminder that

    Wednesday, April 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 934
  28. GUATEMALA: Faces Covered, Rape Victims Testify at Trial of Guatemala's Former Military Strongman

    Indigenous women were systematically gang-raped by Guatemala soldiers and members of paramilitary groups during the c

    Tuesday, April 2, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 901
  29. GUATEMALA: Guatemalan Women Sue Canadian Mining Company for Rape

    On Wednesday March 20, Rios Montt, the former president of Guatemala, went on trial for genocide and crimes against h

    Sunday, March 24, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 880
  30. Latin American and Caribbean Consultations on CSW57 in San Salvador: Opening Statement by Lakshmi Puri

    Opening Statement by Lakshmi Puri, Deputy Executive Director, UN Women, 11 February 2013 in San Salvador, El Salvador

    Monday, February 11, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 800
  31. GUATEMALA: Five Murdered Women the Latest Victims of Guatemala's War on Women

    Last week, 35-year-old Carmen Virginia Tuez Franco was found murdered in Guatemala City alongside her niece Silvia Ma

    Tuesday, January 22, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 746
  32. LATIN AMERICA: Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Against Women is Widespread in 12 Latin American Countries

    A new report published by the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) in collaboration

    Thursday, January 17, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 742
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. COLOMBIA: Rights Study Highlights Vulnerability of Colombia's Displaced Girls and Women

    Ana Angelica Bello, 45, was coming out of the Ministry of Justice in 2009 when two men bundled her into a car, put a

    Wednesday, November 14, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 651
  37. GUATEMALA: Sexual Slavery Wounds Persist in Guatemala

    Fifteen brave Guatemalan women from the indigenous q'eqchí people testified before the High Risk Court in Guat

    Friday, October 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 546
  38. COLOMBIA: Impunity Persists in Sexual Violence Against Women

    Despite laws, resolutions, decrees, protocols, and directives against gender-based violence, women victims of sexual

    Thursday, October 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 557
  39. MEXICO: Drug War: Mexican Citizens Fed up With the Bloodshed

    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 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 568
  40. NICARAGUA: Nicaraguan Rights Groups Call Sexual Abuse an 'Epidemic'

    Last month saw two major stories involving sexual abuse in the headlines of Nicaraguan newspapers.

    Wednesday, October 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 468
  41. COLOMBIA: Latin America and Caribbean Views - Colombia's Missed Opportunity to Include Women in Peace Talks

    A decade after the last attempt to end Latin America's longest-running insurgency failed, the Colombian government an

    Tuesday, October 2, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 454
  42. GUATEMALA: Army's Former Sex Slaves Testify in Guatemala

    “In the garrison they had rooms where they would rape us; sometimes there were three, four or five soldiers,&rd

    Saturday, September 29, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 498
  43. UNITED STATES: Obama's Executive Order on Preventing Gender-Based Violence has Global Impact

    While recent attention has focused on the absurd remarks U.S.

    Tuesday, September 4, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 340
  44. UNITED STATES: US Visas Hit a Ceiling


    Monday, September 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 322
  45. UNITED STATES: Is the U.S. Better on Gender-Based Violence Abroad than at Home?

    As they gather in Tampa for their 2012 Convention, Republican politicians and party operatives continue to be plagued

    Wednesday, August 29, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 293
  46. COLOMBIA: Conviction for Conflict-Related Rape and Murders 'A Rare Victory'.

    A civilian court's conviction of a Colombian junior army officer for the murder and rape of a girl is a rare victory

    Tuesday, August 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 296
  47. NICARAGUA: Pregnant Nicaraguan Girls Forced to Become Mothers

    Carla lost everything when she got pregnant at the age of 13: her first year of secondary school, her family, her boy

    Wednesday, August 22, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 329
  48. USA: New U.S. Strategy to End Gender-Based Violence Globally

    In 2008, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon launched the UNiTE to End Violence against Women campaign, a mu

    Wednesday, August 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 273
  49. USA: Progress Toward a World Without Violence Against Women and Girls

    Eqlima is a young girl from Afghanistan. She lived with an abusive father and stepmother who often beat her.

    Friday, August 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 270
  50. COLOMBIA: Acid Attacks Reflect Rage

    Every glance at a mirror transports Consuelo Cordoba to the moment when her boyfriend doused her with a skin-searing

    Friday, August 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 260

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