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  1. AFRICA: African Women Prepare for a Bigger Role in Peacemaking

    African women who bear the brunt of the continent's conflicts now demand to play a defining role in peacekeeping.

    Saturday, October 1, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 283
  2. Women, Gender and Gun Violence in the Middle East

    This report presents the main findings of an assessment conducted in Lebanon, Jordanand Occupied Palestinian Territor

    Saturday, October 1, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 573
  3. NAMIBIA: Rapists on the rampage

    The prominence of violent crime, especially murder and rape, in Namibia is a matter of grave concern to the Inspector

    Friday, September 30, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 266
  4. SOUTH AFRICA: Gender Equality Reform in South Africa Beset By Delays

    In August of every year South Africa stages Gender Equality Month.

    Friday, September 30, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 268
  5. Zambia: Women spell out their aspirations

    Zambia has come a long way in trying to achieve social, economic and political development.

    Friday, September 30, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 269
  6. GHANA: Ghana Commended for Promoting Gender Parity

    The World Bank has commended the government for its efforts at creating an enabling environment for women to particip

    Thursday, September 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 262
  7. KENYA: Kenya Rated Top on Gender Reforms

    Kenya has been praised for passing laws and policies that promote gender equality.

    Thursday, September 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 263
  8. NIGERIA: First Lady Consults With Governers' Wives on Security

    The First Lady, Patience Jonathan, on Monday in Abuja consulted with the wives of state governors on ways of facilita

    Thursday, September 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 264
  9. AFRICA: Women Leaders: Africa's Available, Yet Underutilized Resource

    My maternal grandfather's mantra was, “Educate a woman, and you feed and educate her family.” He educated

    Tuesday, September 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 247
  10. SAHARA: Abuja Conference on Saharawi Women Struggle is Culmination of WAELE Desire to Provide Much Support to Saharawis' Liberation Struggle

    “The Abuja international conference on the struggle of Saharawi women for freedom is an culmination of the long

    Tuesday, September 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 257
  11. SUDAN: Workshop on Gender Issues Begins Today

    A workshop on post referendum gender issues commences today.

    Monday, September 26, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 231
  12. AFRICA: Breaking the Silence in Ritual Killings

    Ritual killings and human sacrifice happen in many, if not all countries in Africa.

    Monday, September 26, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 259
  13. HORN OF AFRICA: On Top of Famine, Unspeakable Violence

    IMAGINE that you're a Somali suffering from the drought and famine in that country.

    Sunday, September 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 230
  14. LIBYA: Women Who Defied al-Gaddafi Regime Not Spared From Brutal Jails

    One of the grimmest features of the armed conflict in Libya has been the spate of arbitrary arrests and enforced disa

    Friday, September 23, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 189
  15. AFRICA: Where We Must Stand, African women in an age of war

    Whether one considers the direct effects of military rule and conflict on women, or the global economic implications

    Friday, September 23, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 196
  16. EITHIOPIA: Violence Against Women On the Rise

    As Ethiopian women's rights organisations struggle to stay afloat following government legislation that prohibits the

    Thursday, September 22, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 246
  17. SUDAN: Conflict Resolution Training for Women Leaders in West Darfur

    Thirty women leaders started yesterday in El Geneina, West Darfur, a three-day training on conflict resolution to exp

    Wednesday, September 21, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 480
  18. LIBYA: No turning back for Libyan Women

    Insherah Jernazi adheres to such a strict interpretation of Islamic modesty that she never leaves home without coveri

    Friday, September 16, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 190
  19. ALGERIA: Algeria raises female candidate quotas

    The next generation of Algeria's elected bodies will include more women than before.

    Thursday, September 15, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 181
  20. HORN OF AFRICA: Refugees Confront Trauma and Sexual Violence

    In the heartache and confusion that accompany the flight from drought and hunger, refugees from Somalia can now turn

    Thursday, September 15, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 258
  21. Haraza Organisation for Peace and Development

    Haraza Organisation for Peace and Development

    Subject: Peace and Development; Darfur, Sudan.

    Thursday, September 15, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 482
  22. SOMALIA: Scarred Somali Women Take Stock After Al-Shabaab Withdrawal

    The day seems to be getting brighter in Somalia districts that bore the brunt of fanaticism under the al-Shaabab mili

    Wednesday, September 14, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 255
  23. LIBYA: Libya's War-Tested Women Hope to Keep New Power

    Aisha Gdour, a school psychologist, smuggled bullets in her brown leather handbag.

    Tuesday, September 13, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 180
  24. NIGERIA: Combatting Violence Against Women

    Violence against women is one of the most common abuses of human rights.

    Tuesday, September 13, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 253
  25. SIERRA LEONE: UN Security Council Releases Report on Integrated Peacebuilding in Sierra Leone

    The Executive Representative of the UN Secretary General and head of the United Nations Integrated Peacebuilding Offi

    Tuesday, September 13, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 256
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  28. HORN OF AFRICA: Women Must Be Central to Global Aid Efforts

    A crisis of truly biblical proportions now faces the international community in the Horn of Africa.

    Monday, September 12, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 243
  29. UGANDA: Domestic Violence on the Increase in the Acholi Sub-Region

    When the two-decade armed conflict that ravaged Acholi sub-region ended five years ago, women thought the worst was o

    Monday, September 12, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 252
  30. AFRICA: 7 Questions - Africa Better on Gender Equality

    Millennium Development Goal Three of the UN has put 2015 as deadline to eliminate gender inequality and empower women

    Sunday, September 11, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 244
  31. GHANA: Gender Women Peace

    Women in the country particularly those in Buipe in the Central Gonja District have been urged to use their natural e

    Saturday, September 10, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 254
  32. LIBYA: African Women say Rebels raped them in Libyan Camp

    When the sun sets on the refugee camp for black Africans that has sprung up at the marina in this town six miles west

    Thursday, September 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 169
  33. LIBERIA: Unmil Supports 30 Percent Women Bill

    The United Nations Mission in Liberia or UNMIL has pledged support to a bill, seeking 30% women involvement in public

    Thursday, September 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 198
  34. SOMALIA - KENYA: Refugees at Risk of Sexual Violence

    Amina*, 27, left her home town of Kismayo in south-central Somalia at the end of May for northern Kenya's Dadaab refu

    Thursday, September 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 220
  35. CHAD: Women Activists Say 'No' to Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in Chad

    A brave mother, Hadjara Oumarou, sat under a tree with her estranged husband, Oumar Sidik, outside their local villag

    Thursday, September 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 237
  36. EAST AFRICA: Participants of the 2011 EASSI Gender/SALW Institute Conduct Skills Transfer Training in Kapcohrwa, Uganda

    In the month of August 2011, EASSI completed her second month-long training on the gender dimension of Small Arms and

    Thursday, September 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 239
  37. HORN OF AFRICA: Dadaab Refugees Face Sexual Violence on Camp Journey

    Somali women who have escaped drought and war in their home country to Kenya's Dadaab refugee camp tell CBC News they

    Sunday, September 4, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 207
  38. LIBYA: Nation Will Only Become Inclusive When Women are Given a Say in its Future

    At this week's conference on Libya in Paris, the Libyan National Transitional Council (NTC) and the international com

    Friday, September 2, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 199
  39. DRC: Women Politicians

    Political parties in the Democratic Republic of Congo are struggling to recruit women into their ranks to run for par

    Friday, September 2, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 208