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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. EAST AFRICA: African Union Summit Calls for Redoubled Efforts to Improve Lives of Women

    The 15th African Union Summit is underway in Kampala.

    Tuesday, July 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 650
  11. AFRICA: African Women Demand Representation and End of Violence

    Women activists from across Africa have gathered at a women's conference in Entebbe, Uganda, to demand that African U

    Tuesday, July 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 667
  12. DRC: WFP Will Help Displaced Restart Lives

    After 18 months in camps, many of the families displaced by conflict in Eastern Congo are keen to go home and restart

    Tuesday, July 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 668
  13. SUDAN: Women's Peace Conference Underway in Juba, Sudan

    This week, 66 women from some of Sudan's diverse and volatile regions are in Juba for a conference called “Path

    Tuesday, July 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 677
  14. DRC: Congolese Infants Raped in Black Magic Rituals

    Six children under the age of two have reportedly been raped or sexually molested in the Lubumbashi area, as part of

    Tuesday, July 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 709
  15. SOMALIA: Kenya Security Forces Harassing Somali Refugees

    Kenyan forces at the Somali border and in nearby refugee camps are abusing asylum seekers and refugees fleeing war-to

    Monday, July 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 646
  16. GHANA: MOWAC Empowers Women

    The Minister for Women and Children Affairs (MOWAC), Hon.

    Monday, July 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 656
  17. SOUTH AFRICA:Where are South Africa's Black Women Leaders?

    August is dubbed Women's Month.

    Monday, July 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 682
  18. SUDAN: Sudanese Women Exchange Personal Stories and Peace Strategies

    Life is not easy for many women in Sudan.

    Sunday, July 25, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 006
  19. SOUTH AFRICA: Africa's Men Fight for Women's Rights

    Man Up, a provocative campaign to convince men to fight violence against women, kicked off in South Africa during the

    Saturday, July 24, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 651
  20. CHAD: Darfuri Refugee Voices Asking to be Heard Inside Chad

    Struggling to survive, hour by hour is difficult as security threats continue to grow for the refugees inside the Cha

    Friday, July 23, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 623
  21. SIERRA LEONE: 11-Year Old Girl Impregnated by 80-Year old Man

    As women continue to fight for their rights, the violence against women and girls still continue unabated.

    Friday, July 23, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 634
  22. UGANDA: President Mutharika to Attend 15th AU Summit in Uganda

    Malawi President and African Union (AU) Chairperson, Ngwazi Professor Bingu wa Mutharika this Friday leaves for Kampa

    Thursday, July 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 618
  23. ANGOLA: Deputy Culture Minister Defends Gender Equality

    Angola's deputy minister of Culture, Cornélio Caley, Wednesday in Luanda, called the society to reflect on mat

    Thursday, July 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 622
  24. SOUTH AFRICA: ICC Must Prosecute Mugabe Youths' Rape Campaign

    Witness statements by rape victims, vetted by a team of international lawyers, suggest the ruling ZANU-PF unleashed &

    Thursday, July 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 632
  25. ANGOLA: Minister Considers Women Example of Self-Improvement

    Angola's minister of Environment, Fátima Jardim, considered that women are example of perseverance and self-im

    Thursday, July 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 633
  26. SOUTHERN AFRICA: Calls for Political Parties to Field 50 Percent Female Candidates

    With women having achieved little in terms of representation in decision-making positions in Zambia, a national women

    Thursday, July 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 637
  27. SUDAN: The African Union Summit and the Future of Sudan

    The African Union has declared 2010 the Year of Peace and Security in Africa, and will soon launch the African Decade

    Wednesday, July 21, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 620
  28. UGANDA: Uganda Yet to Ratify Women's Automatic Right to Abortion

    Uganda has not ratified the Maputo Protocol which calls for the promotion of African women's rights over abortion.

    Wednesday, July 21, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 621
  29. DRC: Facing Justice Relaunching in DRC

    A group of female Congolese journalists last month took part in a week-long training session in Goma aimed at teachin

    Wednesday, July 21, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 766
  30. SIERRA LEONE: Rape on the Increase in Kono

    A representative of the 50/50 group in Kono district has revealed that rape is currently on the increase in the area.

    Monday, July 19, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 594
  31. SOUTH AFRICA: 'Step Up and Fight Women Abuse,' Men Urged

    At a week-long international summit in Johannesburg recently, men and women were challenged to step up the fight on g

    Monday, July 19, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 613
  32. SIERRA LEONE: Women to Move for 30% Quota in Governance

    A section of Women in Sierra Leone have decided to hold their President right in the spotlight by taking advantage of

    Monday, July 19, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 905
  33. SOUTHERN SUDAN: Importance of Women's Inclusion in Referendum

    THE African Union has declared 2010 the Year of Peace and Security in Africa and will soon launch the African Decade

    Saturday, July 17, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 405
  34. LIBERIA: Border Security Urged to Protect Women's Rights

    The Ministry of Justice, in collaboration with United Nations Fund for Women (UNIFEM) and other partners, Tuesday com

    Friday, July 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 570
  35. DRC: UN Peacekeepers Accused of Sexual Abuse

    The United Nations said on Wednesday it was investigating allegations of sexual exploitation by two of its peacekeepe

    Thursday, July 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 559
  36. GHANA: On Visit to Ghana, UN Development Chief Lauds Progress on Women's Empowerment

    United Nations development chief Helen Clark has lauded the progress made by Ghana towards women's empowerment and ge

    Thursday, July 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 569
  37. EAST AFRICA: East African Women Convene to Promote Peace-Building

    The Intergovernmental Authority on Development's Conflict Early Warning Response Mechanism (CEWARN), in partnership w

    Thursday, July 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 571
  38. LIBERIA: Pres. Sirleaf Roots for Market Women

    It is often philosophized, based on a certain unknown background, that ‘If you educate a woman, you educate a n

    Thursday, July 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 583
  39. DRC: Survey Shows Women and Boys in Increasing Danger in War-Torn Eastern Congo

    Civilians in eastern Congo are facing an increased risk of rape and forced labor as a result of internationally backe

    Thursday, July 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 589
  40. MADAGASCAR: Women Join Forces for Political Equality

    "Instead of moaning all the time, why don't you create your own (political) party?" some men asked Brigitte

    Wednesday, July 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 552
  41. SIERRA LEONE: Tedewosil Trains Young Girls on Human Rights Issues

    A total of 20 teenage girls have benefited from a 10-day training organized by the Thorough Empowerment and Developme

    Wednesday, July 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 558
  42. RWANDA: Military Academy Delegation Briefed on the Role of Women in Sustaining Peace in Rwanda

    A seven-person delegation from the West Point military academy in the United States visited the UN office in Kigali,

    Wednesday, July 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 560
  43. MADAGASCAR: Women Join Forces for Political Equality

    "Instead of moaning all the time, why don't you create your own (political) party?" some men asked Brigitte

    Wednesday, July 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 638
  44. EGYPT: Women Have Burdens but No Privileges

    Hoda Gameel is 22 and one of the millions of women in Egypt thrust by need and circumstance into the world of work.

    Tuesday, July 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 517
  45. DRC: Getting Away with Rape

    When nine-year-old Jeanne* from North Kivu Province in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) was raped by a neighbou

    Monday, July 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 489
  46. GHANA: Women Demand Gender-Sensitive Constitution

    National Women organizers of the four political parties with representation in Parliament have proposed that the cons

    Monday, July 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 518
  47. MOZAMBIQUE: Partnership Between Women's Ministry and Red Cross

    The Mozambican Ministry of Women's Affairs and Social Welfare signed in Maputo on Monday a partnership agreement with

    Monday, July 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 579
  48. KENYA: Mariam "I am afraid my dad will find me"

    179 SGBV incidents were reported in Kakuma as at 31 May 2010.Domestic violence is the highest reported among SGBV cas

    Sunday, July 11, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 492
  49. LIBERIA: Liberian Woman in the Centre Circle

    Vivian Howard is a single mother who cooks and cleans like just about any other woman in Liberia - but in her work li

    Sunday, July 11, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 513
  50. ETHIOPIA: Struggling to Make a Living in Ethiopia: Surviving in the Informal Economy

    Food is scarce in Ethiopia, where most of the population lives in rural, drought-prone areas in a state of chronic po

    Friday, July 9, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 493

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