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  1. UGANDA: Ugandan Women Don't Want Their Breasts Checked by Police

    Women in Uganda have protested against their breasts being checked for bombs at entry points to public places.

    Thursday, December 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 898
  2. CAR: "Command responsibility" Underpins Allegations Against Bemba at ICC

    It was systematic rape to assert dominance and shatter resistance.

    Thursday, December 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 954
  3. UGANDA: Women can be Used to Fight Corruption in Uganda

    There has been a lot of public outcry over corruption in Uganda and Africa as a continent.

    Wednesday, December 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 925
  4. NAMIBIA: Numbers of Women in Government Declining

    Twenty years after independence, representation of women in senior government structures and in Parliament is declini

    Tuesday, December 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 888
  5. EGYPT: Women's Rights in Egypt Deteriorate in 2010, Says Report

    The issue of women's rights was used as a political tool by the government and other entities in 2010, according to a

    Tuesday, December 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 931
  6. ERITREA: More Pregnant Mothers Giving Birth At Health Station

    Pregnant mothers in Bel'ubui administrative area, Southern Red Sea region, are now able to regularly make medical che

    Tuesday, December 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 975
  7. ZIMBABWE: FBC Bank Backs Women Empowerment

    Zimbabwe Women in Trade and Development, a non-profit making Trust (ZWITAD), has received $50 000 from FBC Bank Limit

    Monday, December 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 924
  8. UGANDA: Women Invade Active Politics

    THE year 2010 began with a political showdown on the side of women, especially those in the opposition.

    Monday, December 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 977
  9. LIBERIA: Feminism's Vital Role in Rebuilding Liberia

    If you've seen the award-winning 2008 documentary Pray the Devil Back to Hell, then this will be a familiar story: Ho

    Friday, December 24, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 874
  10. SOUTHERN AFRICA: Improving Rural Livelihoods by Empowering African Women Researchers in Agricultural Science

    With sharp minds, inquisitive souls, and iron wills, they are an 11-strong group of top-level women scientists in agr

    Thursday, December 23, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 894
  11. AFRICA: Women, Peace and Security

    Eleven African governments have pledged to ensure an effective regional mechanism to address sexual violence against

    Wednesday, December 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 878
  12. SUDAN: Support Sudanese Women to Determine Their Own Future

    On January 9, a new country may be added to the world map as southern Sudanese vote on independence from their northe

    Wednesday, December 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 896
  13. AFRICA: Women, Peace and Security

    Eleven African governments have pledged to ensure an effective regional mechanism to address sexual violence against

    Wednesday, December 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 916
  14. DRC: Female Journalists Overcome Barriers

    Two female radio journalists working for a Goma-based station have significantly improved their skills and gained in

    Tuesday, December 21, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 936
  15. KENYA: Women Still a Parliamentary Minority in Kenya

    While some countries like Liberia can boast that they have a female President, Kenya is still grappling with allowing

    Tuesday, December 21, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 943
  16. SUDAN: Human Rights Activist Detained for Organising Women's Rights Meeting

    The "No to Oppressing Women" Initiative, which focuses on the rights of Sudanese women, was preparing to ho

    Tuesday, December 21, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 981
  17. Eritrea: Women in Afabet Sub-Zone Leading Improved Lifestyle

    Afabet — Women in Afabet sub-zone are leading improved lifestyle thanks to the loan opportunity that encouraged

    Tuesday, December 21, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 009
  18. RWANDA: Women Organisation to Expand After Winning International Award

    After winning an International Award, Reseau des Femmes, a Women organisation, has finalised plans to expand its reac

    Monday, December 20, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 940
  19. ALGERIA: Algerian Women Expand Business Opportunities

    Only a short time ago, commerce in Algeria was an almost exclusively male activity.

    Sunday, December 19, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 939
  20. DRC: French envoy says DR Congo rights situation a 'shipwreck'

    A French envoy on Saturday described the human rights situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo as a "shipwr

    Saturday, December 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 937
  21. SUDAN: Sudan's Security Services Arrest Civil Society Activist after Flogging Protest

    December 18, 2010 (KHARTOUM) — Sudanese authorities arrested a rights activist for hosting a meeting to prepare

    Saturday, December 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 980
  22. ETHIOPIA: Refugee Women Launch Beauty Salon

    Addis Ababa, 3 December 2010 – With support from JRS, a group of refugee women have recently launched a beauty

    Friday, December 17, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 848
  23. GHANA: IDEG to Ensure Women Participation in District Polls

    The Institute of Democratic Governance (IDEG), has stepped up efforts at promoting increased women participation in t

    Friday, December 17, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 850
  24. ZIMBABWE: Women's Coalition to Block Mugabe's 2011 Elections

    Women in Zimbabwe have come out strongly against the idea of holding elections in 2011, saying that a full implementa

    Friday, December 17, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 856
  25. AFGHANISTAN/SOMALIA/DRC: President's Corner - Violence Against Women, It's also a Men's Problem

    In many of the conflicts of the last decades – from Afghanistan to Somalia, from the Balkans to the Democratic

    Friday, December 17, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 938
  26. SUDAN: Human Rights Body Calls for End to Flogging, Arrests in Sudan

    Nairobi/Khartoum - A human rights watchdog has called on Sudan to end the practice of lashing and refrain from arrest

    Thursday, December 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 829
  27. SUDAN: Women Are Punished With '600,000' Lashes a Year

    Khartoum, 16 Dec.

    Thursday, December 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 839
  28. DRC: New Law a Boon for Police Reform

    Legislation has been passed in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) national assembly aimed at reforming the countr

    Thursday, December 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 957
  29. DRC: Women Stage March over Rape in Congo

    Women from the Great Lakes region on Wednesday held a peaceful walk in the Democratic Republic of Congo condemning th

    Wednesday, December 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 820
  30. DRC: U.N. Worried about Congolese Violence

    Congolese leaders should be prepared for attacks by the Ugandan rebel Lord's Resistance Army during the upcoming holi

    Wednesday, December 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 821
  31. SUDAN: Video of Sudanese Woman Being Flogged Prompts Protest

    Khartoum, Sudan -- A YouTube video of Sudanese police officers laughing as they publicly flogged a pleading, fleeing

    Wednesday, December 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 823
  32. AFRICA: Unlocking Africa's Moment

    With only five years left until the 2015 deadline to achieve the Millennium Development Goals, we know what is needed

    Wednesday, December 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 826
  33. SOMALIA: Rape with Impunity - Plight of Somalia's Women Refugees

    The three Somali women sat huddled together in a corner of an empty, dusty room in a camp for displaced people in nor

    Wednesday, December 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 827
  34. ALGERIA: Algeria Considers Gender Equality Bill

    Algeria's National Consultative Committee on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights (CNCPPDH) held a conference

    Wednesday, December 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 835
  35. SUDAN: End Lashing, Reform Public Order Rules

    (Nairobi) - The arrest of more than 60 Sudanese women's rights activists on December 14, 2010, for peacefully protest

    Wednesday, December 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 847
  36. SOMALIA: Somali Women Refugees Need Greater Protection from Rape and Sexual Assault

    Reporting for BBC News, Zeinab Bedawi gets rare access

    Tuesday, December 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 796
  37. SUDAN: Sudan YouTube Flogging Video: Women Arrested at March

    About 30 Sudanese women have been arrested for holding a protest march over a video which allegedly shows a policeman

    Tuesday, December 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 804
  38. DRC: Aid Groups Call for Action to Prevent New LRA Massacres

    Aid groups on Tuesday urged the international community to avert a third consecutive year of massacres by Lord Resist

    Tuesday, December 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 811
  39. CAR/DRC/SUDAN: Ghosts of Christmas Past - Protecting Civilians from the LRA

    On Christmas Eve 2008 and over the following three weeks, 865 women, men and children were savagely beaten to death a

    Tuesday, December 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 812
  40. UGANDA: Women Denied Property Inheritance

    OVER 80% of women in northern Uganda are denied the right to own property.The remark was made by Gulu chief magistrat

    Tuesday, December 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 824
  41. SUDAN: Khartoum Continues to Declare War against the Women of Sudan

    The whole world was shocked after a video was leaked on you tube last week showing a Sudanese woman being lashed at A

    Tuesday, December 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 828
  42. DRC/US: USAID Assistance Will Combat Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in DRC

    Over the next five years, more than a quarter of a million Congolese will benefit from assistance aimed at preventing

    Tuesday, December 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 836
  43. AFRICA: Women, Peace and Security, 10 Years On

    In October 2010 more than 600 Congolese women and girls were reportedly raped along the border between the Democratic

    Monday, December 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 789
  44. SUDAN: Sudan Probes 'Whipping Video of Woman by Police'

    KHARTOUM — Sudan's judiciary is investigating the brutal whipping of a young woman, allegedly by uniformed poli

    Monday, December 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 800
  45. SOMALIA: A Colourful Culmination of the 16 Days Campaign

    Galkayo (RBC Radio):- THE curtain fell in style 10th December 2010 on the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Vi

    Monday, December 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 801
  46. SUDAN: Registering Women for Sudan's Referendum

    At the Dr.

    Monday, December 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 805
  47. SIERRA LEONE: Community Organization for Mobilization Empowerment–Sierra Leone Promotes Justice for Women

    Community Organization for Mobilization Empowerment–Sierra Leone (COME-SL), a civil society organization workin

    Monday, December 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 807
  48. AFRICA: Stronger Global Response Needed to Gender-Based Violence

    Just a few weeks ago, as millions of families gathered in the United States to celebrate Thanksgiving, a lesser-known

    Monday, December 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 808
  49. DRC: US-Congo Minerals Law: Overdue Reform or Fuel on the Fire

    When US President Barack Obama signed the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act in July, the aim

    Monday, December 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 814
  50. NAMIBIA: Women Making Inroads in NDF

    Good gender representation in the Namibian Defence Force (NDF) offers opportunity to women to empower themselves thro

    Monday, December 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 833

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