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  1. MOZAMBIQUE/ANGOLA: Mozambican MP Impressed by Number of Women in Angolan Politics

    The Mozambican MP, Luísa Diogo, was impressed on Sunday in Luanda by the process of integration of Angolan wom

    Sunday, August 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 701
  2. BRAZIL/IRAN: Brazil Offers Asylum to Iran Woman Sentenced to Stoning

    President Lula asked Iran to allow Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani to accept the offer.

    Sunday, August 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 703
  3. KENYA: Women in Kenya Fight Back Against Sexual Violence

    According to the Nairobi Women's hospital, one person is raped every thirty minutes in Kenya.

    Sunday, August 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 729
  4. INTERNATIONAL: UN Official Praises Rwandan Police Officers in Liberia for Professionalism

    The United Nations deputy envoy to Liberia, Henrietta Mensa-Bonsu, today lauded Rwandan police officers serving in th

    Sunday, August 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 853
  5. Monthly Action Points (MAP) for the Security Council: August 2010

    The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the August 2010 version of our Monthly Action Points

    Sunday, August 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 677
  6. Making a Statement - A review of Charges and Proseutors for Gender-based Crimes before International Criminal Court

    This publication is a collection of statements and commentaries written by the Women's Initiatives for Gender

    Sunday, August 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 766
  7. A Mediator's Perspective: Women and the Nepali Peace Process

    From 2005 to 2007, I was the Swiss Special Adviser for Peace Building in Nepal.

    Sunday, August 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 769
  8. Policy Seminar Report: Women in Post-Conflict Societies in Africa

    The Centre for Conflict Resolution (CCR) in Cape Town, South Africa, and the United NationsDevelopment Fund for Women

    Sunday, August 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 800
  9. Afghanistan Women and the Reconciliation Process

    Following a tumultuous three decades of violence which has included three periods of conflict (the Soviet War between

    Sunday, August 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 801
  10. Women with a Blue Helmet: The Integration of Women and Gender Issues in UN Peacekeeping Missions

    As the mandates of peacekeeping missions have become more and more complex, there has been an increasing recognition

    Sunday, August 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 802
  11. Newsletter on Integrating Armed Violence Prevention and Reduction Issue 13

    An international newsletter on integrating armed violence prevention and reduction to promote development strategies.

    Sunday, August 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 805
  12. Detained and at Risk: Sexual Abuse and Harassment in United States Immigration Detention

    This 24-page report describes documented incidents and allegations of abuse.

    Sunday, August 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 821
  13. Gender, Peace and Security Update

    The PRIO Gender Peace and Security Update is an electronic newsletter launched by PRIO's Gender Team in response to g

    Sunday, August 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 858
  14. UN-INSTRAW Newsletter, August 2010

    News
    Women's Economic Empowerment at Local Level
    Sunday, August 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 860
  15. 10 Points on 10 Years UNSCR 1325 in Europe

    This year marks the 10th anniversary of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on women, peace and security (WPS).1 The

    Sunday, August 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 863
  16. PRIO Gender, Peace and Security Update

    The PRIO Gender Peace and Security Update is an electronic newsletter launched by PRIO's Gender Team in response to g

    Sunday, August 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 874
  17. Will Afghan Women be the Taliban's Spoils of War?

    Sustainable peace invariably builds on improving the living conditions and perspectives of the majority of the popula

    Sunday, August 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 882
  18. Women Organising for an Australian National Action Plan on Security Council Resolution 1325

    The purpose of this paper is to reflect upon the Australian experience of seeking a National Action Plan on Security

    Sunday, August 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 948
  19. Enhancing the Protection of Civilians through Greater Participation of Women in Peace Operations

    This paper will examine the contribution of female peacekeepers to the protection of civilians, in particular of wome

    Sunday, August 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 951
  20. Weaving the Threads of Peace: Creating a Gender Evaluation Methodology for Women's Participation in Peacemaking

    Abstract The United Nations Resolution 1325 was enacted to reaffirm the importance of bringing in a

    Sunday, August 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 952
  21. Iranian Women at Risk in Iraq: 1325 and the Long Road to Non-Violence

    This report explores the role of UNSCR 1325 in establishing a constructive, threat-free atmosphere among Iranian poli

    Sunday, August 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 954
  22. Is the UNSCR1325 on Women Peace and Security a mean for women's empowerment?

    This paper intends to explore if in some cases of national implementation processes of the first UN Security Council

    Sunday, August 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 000
  23. Review of Inter Parliamentary Union's Gender Program ''Gender Equality in Politics''

    A Joint Gender Review of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) was commissioned by Sida together with the Canadian Inte

    Sunday, August 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 089
  24. INTERNATIONAL: Women Still Anonymous at UN

    Women have remained faceless in the supra-national body such as the United Nations with less than 15 per cent of coun

    Saturday, July 31, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 705
  25. ASIA/PACIFIC: Asia Pacific Women Share Stories Against Militarism

    Women representatives from Asia Pacific countries shared their experiences on the impact of militarism in their homes

    Saturday, July 31, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 710
  26. IRAN: Iranian Woman Facing Stoning: 'I'm afraid of dying'

    In a room thousands of miles from her prison cell in northeastern Iran, the fear that has gripped Sakineh Mohammadi A

    Saturday, July 31, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 719
  27. MADAGASCAR: Women Form Own Political Parties for Fair Representation

    Brigitte Rasamoelina and Yvette Sylla are women with two different approaches to politics in Madagascar.

    Friday, July 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 699
  28. AFRICA: How to Counter Rape as a Weapon of War

    The incentive to use rape as a weapon of war in Africa would be less if more was done to ensure men were involved in

    Friday, July 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 704
  29. DRC: The Sexual Violence that Fuels a Twisted War

    It's a funny feeling when you step off an airplane at Goma in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

    Friday, July 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 706
  30. INTERNATIONAL: Ending Sexual Violence Against Women

    A new initiative has been launched by UNIFEM, aiming to bring the world's attention to the need to end sexual violenc

    Friday, July 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 707
  31. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Women Fear Loss of Modest Gains

    Women's precarious rights in Afghanistan have begun seeping away.

    Friday, July 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 723
  32. MALAYSIA: Two Women Appointed to Male-Dominant Malaysian Sharia Court Bench

    Two Malaysian women have been cleared to hear the same cases as their male colleagues in Sharia court.

    Friday, July 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 744
  33. INTERNATIONAL: Human Rights Committee Concludes Ninety-Ninth Session

    The Human Rights Committee concluded its ninety-ninth session today, during which it considered and adopted concludin

    Friday, July 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 752
  34. MALAWI: Innovative Campaigning by Women Candidates

    You will find Beauty Kasonda on her campaign trail at funerals, weddings, church functions or just about any local ga

    Friday, July 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 758
  35. GAZA: Gaza Women's Shops Eyed by Hamas police

    Hamas on Wednesday announced new regulations on shops selling women's clothes as part of a campaign to safeguard &quo

    Thursday, July 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 676
  36. PHILIPPINES: Philippines Adopts UN Resolution to Promote Women's Participation in Peace Building

    Davao City, Philippines—In celebration of the International Women's Month this March, the Philippine government

    Thursday, July 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 683
  37. LATIN AMERICA: Latin American Economic Summit Promotes Abortion, Condemns "Lesbophobia"

    A recent gathering of Latin America's top economic commission issued a document praising secularism, condemning &quot

    Thursday, July 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 684
  38. IRAN: Iran to Pay for New Babies to Boost Population

    Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad inaugurated a new policy on Tuesday to encourage population growth, dismissing

    Thursday, July 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 685
  39. LIBERIA: Ellen Delivers Special Statement To Women Today

    President Ellen Johnson is today expected to deliver a special statement to the Women of Liberia when she formally la

    Thursday, July 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 689
  40. SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia Backs Venezuela in Regional Peace Plan

    The Bolivian goverment ratified its support for the Regional Peace Plan proposed by Venezuela to Colombia, in order t

    Thursday, July 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 691
  41. RUSSIA: Khimki Forest Defender Yevgenia Chirikova Is New Face Of Russian Civic Activism

    On one of their daily walks through Khimki forest in the summer of 2007, Yevgenia Chirikova and her husband, Mikhail,

    Thursday, July 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 692
  42. CHAD: Nutrient-Rich Algae Can Boost Chadian Women's Incomes and Tackle Malnutrition

    A local variety of the nutrient-rich, blue-green algae known as spirulina could boost incomes for women in Chad who h

    Thursday, July 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 698
  43. MADAGASCAR: Women Form Own Political Parties for Fair Representation

    Brigitte Rasamoelina and Yvette Sylla are women with two different approaches to politics in Madagascar.

    Thursday, July 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 717
  44. INTERNATIONAL: Women Food-Woe Fighters

    Participants at a function organised by World Food Programme (WFP) here on Friday concluded this, saying that hunger

    Thursday, July 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 724
  45. INTERNATIONAL: HIV Gel Called Poor Substitute for Women's Rights

    Some advocates at last week's International AIDS Conference greeted news of the results of an HIV gel coolly, saying

    Thursday, July 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 725
  46. USA: Obama Signs Act To Empower Native Americans to Fight Rape (Ms. Magazine blog)

    One in three Native American women will be raped at least once in her lifetime.

    Thursday, July 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 745
  47. EGYPT: Egyptian Women's Right to the Judiciary

    Anyone who looks at the Egyptian feminist struggle for both the issues of national liberation or for women's issues,

    Thursday, July 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 867
  48. Security Council Open Debate on the Rule of Law, July 2010

    At the Open Debate on the Rule of law the Security Council and Member States discussed the role of the International

    Thursday, July 29, 2010
    Security Council Debate87 171
  49. SRI LANKA: War Over, But Women Wage Battle For Survival

    It was a typically hot, humid day in this eastern coastal village.

    Wednesday, July 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 669
  50. INTERNATIONAL: UN Prize Honours Six Projects for Promoting Literacy and Women's Empowerment

    An organization that works to enhance literacy among immigrant families in Germany and an innovative programme in Egy

    Wednesday, July 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 671

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