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  1. SOMALIA: Silent Rape Epidemic on the Rise

    The number of reported rapes in camps for internally displaced people (IDPs) in Mogadishu, the Somali capital, has ri

    Thursday, December 22, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 602
  2. EGYPT: HRW: Prosecute Sexual Assaults On Protesters

    There is an escalating pattern of physical attacks by Egyptian military and police officers against women and male pr

    Wednesday, December 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 599
  3. LIBERIA: Sexual Violence Against Women on the Rise in Liberia

    The public campaign to end violence against women has come and gone but the issue of sexual violence against women is

    Wednesday, December 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 600
  4. EGYPT: Egypt's Attack on Women Protesters a 'Disgrace', Clinton Says

    Egyptian women protesters “are being attacked, stripped and beaten in the streets” by security forces, a

    Tuesday, December 20, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 572
  5. SOUTH SUDAN: South Sudanese Women Leader Sees Long Way Ahead for Gender Equality, Women's Empowerment

    Sarah Ajith James arrived in Washington last Sunday night, just five months after her country -- South Sudan -- seced

    Tuesday, December 20, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 583
  6. SUDAN: Government and SLM Blame Each Other for Murder of Two Women

    The bodies of two women who had been raped and murdered in Gerud locality were found in the region of Kara, South Dar

    Tuesday, December 20, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 597
  7. KENYA: Helping Women to End Sex-For-Fish Culture

    For the past five years, Achieng*, a 35-year-old widow and mother of six, has sold fish on the Kenyan shores of Lake

    Monday, December 19, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 565
  8. UGANDA: Women Up Gender Pressure

    Gender activists have proposed a guide to monitor performance of governments in eliminating sexual and gender-based v

    Monday, December 19, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 571
  9. GHANA: Women's Rights Agenda in Retrospect

    2011 was not so good despite CSOs input into efforts to ensure that the rights of women were upheld, that is the vedi

    Monday, December 19, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 578
  10. NIGERIA: 16 Days of Activism on Violence Against Women

    Every year women world over mark the 16 Days activism on violence against women.

    Friday, December 16, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 552
  11. LIBERIA: 'You Did it' - Leymah Says of Women

    When the bazooka ruled in 2003 and only the opinions of Liberian warlords and a beleaguered head of state mattered to

    Thursday, December 15, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 546
  12. GREAT LAKES REGION: UN Officials Urge Eradication of Sexual Violence in Africa's Great Lakes Region

    Deputy Secretary-General Asha-Rose Migiro today stressed that efforts to restore peace and stability in Africa's Grea

    Thursday, December 15, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 548
  13. GHANA: Rape and Defilement Charge is 25 Years Imprisonnment

    Inspector Dwamena Akenten, Station Officer of the Domestic Violence and Victim Support Unit (DOVVSU) of the Ghana Pol

    Monday, December 12, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 540
  14. RWANDA: Central African Republic Legislators Tour Musanze

    Two women Members of Parliament from the Central African Republic (CAR), yesterday met with members of National Women

    Wednesday, December 7, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 511
  15. GHANA: UNFPA Organises Community Sensitisation on Sexual and Gender Violence

    The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has organised a community sensitisation programme on Sexual and Gender-Bas

    Wednesday, December 7, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 514
  16. Monthly Action Points (MAP) on Women, Peace and Security, NGOWG, December 2011

    For December, in which the Russian Federation has the Security Council presidency, the MAP provides recommendations o

    Tuesday, December 6, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 540
  17. INTERNATIONAL: Designation for Sanctions of an Armed Leader in the DRC

    The Permanent Missions to the United Nations of France, the United Kingdom, and the United States submitted to the Se

    Tuesday, November 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 453
  18. SOUTH AFRICA: Women Activists Take a Stand

    Seventeen young women arrived in Durban to ensure that decisions made at the 17th Conference of the Parties on climat

    Tuesday, November 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 458
  19. UGANDA: Prevent Violence Against Women to Create a Peaceful Nation

    As ACFODE celebrates her 26th birthday this month, and as the country prepares for the 16 Days of Activism Campaign A

    Monday, November 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 446
  20. UGANDA: 16 Days of Activism Against Violence

    As we mark the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence, we appeal to everyone to participate in promoting &

    Monday, November 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 447
  21. AFRICA: Ghanaian Boy Made Goodwill Ambassador for Girl Child Soldier Eradication in Africa

    Master Andrew Adansi Bonnah, the 11-year-old Ghanaian schoolboy who recently launched a global campaign to raise $13

    Monday, November 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 464
  22. DRC: Sexual Violence and Gender: From Peace to Conflict and Back Again

    More attention is being paid today to the inter-relationality between gender and war/conflict than ever before, raisi

    Monday, November 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 473
  23. SOUTH SUDAN: "Claim your rights", Gender Minister Urges Women

    The deputy minister for Gender, Child and Social Welfare Dr.

    Sunday, November 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 448
  24. AFRICA: The Aid From Women No One Counts

    Gender responsive budgeting becomes important when seen in the background of unpaid but important care work done by w

    Sunday, November 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 477
  25. SUDAN: UNAMID organises dialogue on women and peace in Darfur

    UNAMID organized today in El Fasher, North Darfur, an open day on the progress in the implementation of the United Na

    Friday, November 18, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 440
  26. SOUTH SUDAN: On The Record: Women in South Kordofan

    In a society like Sudan in which men occupy the vast majority of leadership positions, one might be surprised to know

    Monday, November 14, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 434
  27. Sudan Vision: Details: The Concept of Citizenship Interface With Gender Issues; Parts 1, 2, 3

    Citizenship
    Sunday, November 13, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 532
  28. DRC: Election Promises of Peace and Security

    The 11 candidates contesting presidential elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo all pledge to improve peace a

    Saturday, November 12, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 429
  29. DRC: DRC Election: Final Media Release: Joint Statement

    DR Congo: As Electoral Campaign Starts, Congolese and International NGOs Call for Urgent Measures to Prevent Escalat

    Thursday, November 3, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 399
  30. DRC:DR Congo: Arrest Candidate Wanted For Mass Rape

    Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo should immediately arrest an armed group leader running for political

    Wednesday, November 2, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 398
  31. AFRICA: Peacebuilders Fail Africa's Women Victims of War

    Thousands of women and girls who have been abducted by armed groups, enslaved and repeatedly raped during conflicts a

    Monday, October 31, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 381
  32. AFRICA: African Women: A Celebration of Achievements

    As an African woman, I declare: The Nobel Prize got it right, it celebrated three African women.

    Friday, October 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 380
  33. Women of the Horn of Africa, Still Bending their Heads

    This overview by the Strategic Initiative for Women in the Horn of Africa (SIHA) Network will give a general perspect

    Tuesday, October 25, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 520
  34. AFRICA: Curb Soaring Population Growth? Keep Girls in School

    Former Irish President Mary Robinson was just making polite conversation when she asked an Ethiopian teenager about h

    Monday, October 24, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 352
  35. Broken Promises: Gender Impacts of the World Bank-Financed West African and Chad-Cameroon Pipeline

    Gender Action and Friends Of the Earth International present our report on the gender impacts of the Chad-Cameroon Oi

    Monday, October 24, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 518
  36. LIBERIA: How Can Women Recover from War?

    This week's national election in Liberia came on the heels of last week's announcement that two of the three Nobel Pe

    Thursday, October 13, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 318
  37. NIGERIA: Making Peace Can Be a Real Battle

    If an American television network were going to be in cahoots with the Nobel committee, it makes sense that it would

    Tuesday, October 11, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 311
  38. INTERNATIONAL: Leymah Gbowee: Child Soldiers, Child Wives: Wounded for Life

    Working with ex-child soldiers of Charles Taylor's army, and the girls they have taken as wives, has convinced Nobel

    Friday, October 7, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 618
  39. Monthly Action Points on Women, Peace and Security Council: October 2011

    On 28 October, Nigeria will host an Open Debate on Women Peace and Security, marking the 11th anniversary of the adop

    Wednesday, October 5, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 491
  40. SWAZILAND: Cabinet Has Approved the Following

    Ratification of the protocol to the African Charter on Human Rights and People's Rights of Women in Africa, 2003

    Wednesday, October 5, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 497
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. 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
  46. 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
  47. 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
  48. 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
  49. 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
  50. SOMALIA: Women's Exclusion Only Worsens Crisis

    On July 22, 2011 the newly appointed Somali Prime Minister Abdiweli Mohamed Ali, a Harvard-trained professor of econo

    Thursday, August 4, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 150

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