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  1. Justice Compromised: The Legacy of Rwanda's Community-Based Gacaca Courts

    I. Summary

    II. Recommendations

    Sunday, May 1, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 442
  2. SOUTHERN AFRICA: State for Women's Rights

    President Banda says Zambia is committed to domesticating international instruments on the rights of women and childr

    Friday, April 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 666
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  4. INTERNATIONAL: Women Key to Successful Peace And Security

    Women are critical to peace building and conflict resolution.

    Friday, April 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 678
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  6. Monthly Action Points (MAP) on Women, Peace and Security, NGOWG, April 2011

    The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the April 2011 version of our Monthly Action Points (

    Friday, April 29, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 384
  7. Monthly Action Points (MAP) on Women, Peace and Security, NGOWG, March 2011

    The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the March 2011 version the Monthly Action Points (MAP

    Friday, April 29, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 385
  8. Monthly Action Points (MAP) on Women, Peace and Security, NGOWG, January 2011

    The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the January 2011 version of the Monthly Action Points

    Friday, April 29, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 386
  9. DRC: UN Body Accuses DRC Soldiers of Sex Crimes

    Soldiers have committed acts of sexual violence in the north-east Democratic Republic of Congo, a UN humanitarian gro

    Thursday, April 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 627
  10. KENYA: Fight Against Child Sex Tourism Needs A Boost

    When police in Kenya's coastal tourist city of Mombasa conduct night raids, it is not unusual for a large number of s

    Thursday, April 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 671
  11. SUDAN: SPLM Calls On Traditional Leaders To Abhor Violence

    Senior officials from South Sudan's governing party, the Sudan People's Liberation Movement (SPLM), on Thursday, call

    Thursday, April 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 676
  12. DRC: Grim Prospects of DRC's Female Child Soldiers

    Josephine, from Masisi in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, DRC, says that she chose to join the National Con

    Thursday, April 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 024
  13. DRC: Congo's Conflict Minerals: The Next Blood Diamonds

    We recently traveled together to Congo, where the deadliest war in the world is occurring.

    Wednesday, April 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 628
  14. SUDAN: North Darfur Water Project Helps Protect Women from Sexual Violence

    A water project supported by the UN-African Union peacekeeping force (UNAMID) in eight villages of North Darfur will

    Wednesday, April 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 660
  15. ZIMBABWE: Gender Plans Lack Political Will

    Zimbabwe has signed key international and regional instruments designed to empower women and eliminate discrimination

    Wednesday, April 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 665
  16. TUNISIA: Tunisian Women Hold Tight To Rights After Revolution

    For Tunis resident Amel, her country's January revolution brought her personal freedom after two decades living in a

    Wednesday, April 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 672
  17. ALGERIA: Ex-CIA Chief In Algeria Sentenced To Five Years For Rape

    The former CIA chief in Algeria has been sentenced to jail for raping an Arab woman.

    Wednesday, April 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 685
  18. SIERRA LEONE: Sierra Leone Marks 50 Years of Independence

    Sierra Leone's President Ernest Bai Koroma has called on his countrymen to reflect on their history and future prospe

    Tuesday, April 26, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 649
  19. MIDDLE EAST/NORTH AFRICA: An Arab Spring for Women

    The "Arab Spring" has received copious attention in the American media, but one of its crucial elements has

    Tuesday, April 26, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 650
  20. LIBYA: Libya Conflict Blamed for Rse in Miscarriages, Pregnancy Complications

    FEAR and not enough materials are putting mothers-to-be at risk in Libya's rebel capital Benghazi, where midwives are

    Tuesday, April 26, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 651
  21. CAR: Supporting Women's Rights in Remote Areas

    Violations of human rights are on the increase in northeastern Central African Republic (CAR), with aid workers expre

    Monday, April 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 632
  22. NIGERIA: Tracking Electoral Violence Against Women in Real-Time

    During Nigeria's last leg of elections for governorship seats and State Houses of Assembly on 26 April, UN Women will

    Monday, April 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 636
  23. MIDDLE EAST/NORTH AFRICA: Women Have Emerged as Key Players in the Arab Spring

    In a small room in Benghazi some young men and women are putting out a new opposition newspaper.

    Friday, April 22, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 624
  24. LIBERIA: Ghanaian Soldiers Lead The Way In Liberia

    In fulfilment of Section 15 of the United Nations Mission in Liberia's (UNMIL) SOP, soldiers of the Ghanaian Battalio

    Thursday, April 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 614
  25. MIDDLE EAST: The Arab Spring Is 2011, Not 1989

    The Arab revolutions are beginning to destroy the cliché of an Arab world incapable of democratic transformati

    Thursday, April 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 615
  26. KENYA: Women Tell of Gang-Rape During Wagalla Massacre

    More women came out yesterday to testify before the TJRC on how officers involved in the bloody Wagalla Massacre gang

    Thursday, April 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 619
  27. TUNISIA: Tunisian Gender-Parity 'Revolution' Hailed

    Tunisia's ruling that men and women must feature in equal numbers as candidates in July polls is an Arab world first

    Thursday, April 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 700
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  29. ZIMBABWE: Youth Service Source of Women's Abuse

    The introduction of the National Youth Service Programme (NYSP) in 2001 saw an upsurge in politically motivated rape

    Wednesday, April 20, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 631
  30. UGANDA: What Nation Needs Now is Constructive Dialogue

    The United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) in Uganda expresses its concern about the

    Tuesday, April 19, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 602
  31. ZIMBABWE: Women in Media Call for More Recognition

    The Federation of African Media Women in Zimbabwe (FAMWZ) says there is lack of gender sensitivity in Zimbabwean medi

    Tuesday, April 19, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 607
  32. WESTERN SAHARA: US And Key Nations Disagree With Independence Supporters On Human Rights In Western Sahara

    The U.S. and other key nations are backing a new U.N.

    Tuesday, April 19, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 633
  33. ZAMBIA: Zambia, UNHCR Reiterate Commitment To Empower Women Refugees

    The Zambian government and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) have reiterated their commitment

    Monday, April 18, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 611
  34. CENTRAL AFRICA: Uncurbed Sexual Violence Worries Female Refugees

    Refugee women have expressed concern that perpetrators of crimes, in particular sexual violence and rape, are left to

    Sunday, April 17, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 591
  35. LIBYA/NORTH AFRICA:Gaddafi's Men 'Use Rape as Weapon of War'

    Horrifying accounts of the systematic use of gang rape as a weapon of war by fighters loyal to dictator Colonel Gadda

    Sunday, April 17, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 595
  36. SUDAN: Deputy Administrator Announces New Program on Women's Participation in Peace Processes

    In a speech at Ahfad University for Women in Omdurman, Sudan, on April 9, USAID Deputy Administrator Donald Steinberg

    Sunday, April 17, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 608
  37. COTE D'IVOIRE/INTERNATIONAL: An Uprising for Women's Rights, Too

    The two women from Egypt had just started their presentation Monday when Leymah Gbowee spoke up from the audience.

    Saturday, April 16, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 592
  38. COTE D'IVOIRE: Rape Victims of the Ivorian Conflict

    While the world's attention was captured by the struggle for power in Abidjan, women in the west of Ivory Coast were

    Friday, April 15, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 571
  39. INTERNATIONAL/LIBERIA: Rape is 'Widespread' - Report

    Despite constant trials and imprisonment, rape continues to be a 'widespread' crime against women, the US State Depar

    Friday, April 15, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 578
  40. ZIMBABWE: Women Take Centre Stage in Politics, Peace-Building, Business

    More than 100 female business and political leaders gathered in Harare for a three-day international conference on &q

    Friday, April 15, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 594
  41. COTE D'IVOIRE: Rights Goup: Rape, Sexual Abuse 'Pervasive' in Ivory Coast

    Large numbers of women have been raped, sexually assaulted, beaten and abducted in Ivory Coast, according to a humani

    Thursday, April 14, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 558
  42. INTERNATIONAL: UN Envoy Stresses Need to Prevent Conflict-Related Sexual Violence Before it Begins

    It is critical to prevent conflict-related sexual violence before it happens, a top United Nations official stressed

    Thursday, April 14, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 559
  43. DRC/CAR: Congolese Raped Central African Women for Supporting Rebels

    An expert in the use of rape as a tool of war today said Congolese soldiers raped Central African women as “pun

    Thursday, April 14, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 572
  44. COTE D'IVOIRE: In Ivory Coast, When Conflict Starts Women Become Targets

    Beatrice's small voice comes from a corner of a big tent in Bahn camp that is crammed with at least 100 refugee women

    Wednesday, April 13, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 546
  45. LIBERIA: Amb. Greenfield Dismisses Women's 30 Percent Legislative Seats Demand

    US Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield says that a women-sponsored legislation calling for the enactment into law the

    Wednesday, April 13, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 557
  46. SUDAN: South Sudan Activists Say Women Need Bigger Role

    One impact of two decades of war is that women now make up over 60 percent of the eight million people of South Sudan

    Wednesday, April 13, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 560
  47. CAR: Expert: How Bemba Soldiers Used Rape as a Weapon of War

    In his second day of testimony, an expert on rape as a tool of war today described to the Jean-Pierre Bemba trial the

    Wednesday, April 13, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 574
  48. COTE D'IVOIRE/LIBERIA: IRC Press Release: Rape and Sexual Abuse Pervasive in Ivory Coast Crisis

    Alarming numbers of Ivorian women and girls have been raped, sexually assaulted, beaten and harassed by armed men at

    Wednesday, April 13, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 576
  49. SUDAN: South Sudan Violence Kills At Least 800 This Year-UN

    More than 800 people have been killed this year in a rise in violence in south Sudan before its independence in July,

    Wednesday, April 13, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 599
  50. ZIMBABWE: African Women Meet Over Gender Equality, Empowerment

    African women from more than 12 countries in the region will from today meet in Harare and deliberate on ways to acce

    Tuesday, April 12, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 568

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