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  1. MALI: Malian Women Celebrate

    On the day the French came and the Islamists left, Hawi Traore folded up her veil and tied on a vibrantly colored wra

    Thursday, January 31, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 764
  2. MALI: Tuareg Insurgents in Mali Raped Hundreds of Women and Girls, UN Says

    BAMAKO // Rebels who had conquered northern Mali offered to pay the equivalent of $14 for a 13-year-old girl.

    Thursday, January 31, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 765
  3. SOMALIA: Somalia Charges Woman Who Says She Was Raped By Troops

    Somalia has charged a woman who said she was raped by government troops, accusing her of making a false accusation an

    Thursday, January 31, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 769
  4. EGYPT: UN Concerned About Rising Violence Against Female Protesters

    The top United Nations official tasked with advancing gender equality today expressed “deep concern” abou

    Thursday, January 31, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 770
  5. PAKISTAN: Quota for Women on General Election Seats Stressed

    Speakers reiterated the demand of quota for women on general election seats and urged political leadership to finance

    Thursday, January 31, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 774
  6. USA: Presidential Memorandum on Promoting Gender Equality and Empowering Women and Girls Globally

    The Obama Administration has made it clear that advancing the rights of women and girls is critical to the foreign po

    Thursday, January 31, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 781
  7. BANGLADESH: Bangladesh Wins UNDP Award with Poverty Reduction Story

    Bangladesh has won second place in an annual United Nations Development Programme competition, with a story that high

    Wednesday, January 30, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 759
  8. LEBANON: Lebanese Women Seek Stronger Representation in Parliament

    While parliamentarians discuss a new electoral law to govern the 2013 parliamentary elections, women politicians are

    Wednesday, January 30, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 766
  9. CAMBODIA: Acid Attack Perpetrator Sentenced under New Cambodian Law

    Nhem Sreyda feels fortunate that she is still able to see after being doused with acid by her ex-husband in 2012.

    Wednesday, January 30, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 811
  10. Voices of Action

    This New Year has begun with continued violence, war and inaction towards Syrian civilians (see WILPF Int President r

    Tuesday, January 29, 2013
    ENews91 130
  11. USA: Combat: The Zone of Women's Liberation?

    Cynthia Enloe, Research Professor at Clark University has written the blog: Combat: The Zone of Women's Liberation?

    Monday, January 28, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 714
  12. INTERNATIONAL: UN Chief Calls for More Women's Participation in Peacekeeping

    Countries have been urged to provide key military assets and more women staff to serve at United Nations peacekeeping

    Monday, January 28, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 758
  13. ZIMBABWE: Zimbabwe May Be First To Legislate 50% Female Parliament

    Zimbabwe may become the world's first country to pass a law requiring that women hold at least 50 percent of posts in

    Monday, January 28, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 761
  14. RWANDA: Rwanda Women Take Policy Beyond Rhetoric

    Rwanda President Paul Kagame has spoken out on the importance of women leadership, accountability for commitments to

    Monday, January 28, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 767
  15. SOMALIA: Somali Women Seek a Brighter Future in Mogadishu

    With Somalia's UN-backed government consolidating its hold over the capital, Mogadishu, and other areas from al-Qaeda

    Sunday, January 27, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 736
  16. ISRAEL: Gave Birth Control to Ethiopian Jews Without their Consent

    Israel has admitted for the first time that it has been giving Ethiopian Jewish immigrants birth-control injections,

    Sunday, January 27, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 755
  17. SYRIA: Syria, Pressed by War, Deploys All-female Unit

    The Syrian government is arming and training Syrian women to fight for President Bashar al-Assad, putting it ahead of

    Sunday, January 27, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 775
  18. INDIA: Safety for the Last Woman

    The trauma and eventual death of a young student from Delhi following her brutal gang rape awakened many across the c

    Saturday, January 26, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 757
  19. SUDAN: Women in Sudan and South Sudan Come Together to Promote Peace

    Concerned over the stand-off in the implementation of the different political and socio- economic agreements that wer

    Saturday, January 26, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 760
  20. LIBERIA: Women Reinforce Advocacy for Equality

    A three-day symposium on gender issues that impact the 1986 constitutional reviewing process got underway in Monrovia

    Friday, January 25, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 748
  21. INDIA: Indian Women Given kitchen knives, Chili Powder to Fend Off Rapists

    India's radical Hindu nationalist party governing Mumbai has handed out kitchen knives and chili powder to women foll

    Friday, January 25, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 768
  22. WILPF: The Arab Spring and Women's Rights

    “Now, not tomorrow”

    Thursday, January 24, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 747
  23. DRC: Massive Rapes and Conflict Displacement Hit DR Congo Mining Region

    For the past 10 months, a little-known conflict in a marginalized corner of northeast Democratic Republic of Congo (D

    Thursday, January 24, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 752
  24. COLOMBIA: Colombia´s First Woman President?

    Colombian Conservative and former Uribe defence minister, Marta Lucía Ramírez on Wednesday announced he

    Thursday, January 24, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 756
  25. Sharansky's New Mission: Impossible?

    Natan Sharansky, chairman of the executive of the Jewish Agency for Israel, was in New York for a quick two-day trip

    Wednesday, January 23, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 750
  26. SYRIA: Syrian Girls 'Sold' into Forced Marriages

    In Jordan, hundreds of Syrian females have been affected by an informal trade that has sprung up since the start of t

    Wednesday, January 23, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 773
  27. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Rape Victim 'Attacked Again By Government Workers Protecting Her'

    A teenage Afghan rape victim who secured a rare conviction of her attacker has said she was assaulted this month for

    Wednesday, January 23, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 823
  28. KASHMIR: Sexual violence increases as justice under law is examined

    “Justice has to and should be done.”; “Justice delayed is justice denied.”; and “Teach

    Wednesday, January 23, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 838
  29. EU: Violence Against Women Still "Significant Challenge" in EU

    Irish minister of state for equality Kathleen Lynch has announced that she will be pushing for "tight, firm conc

    Tuesday, January 22, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 744
  30. GUATEMALA: Five Murdered Women the Latest Victims of Guatemala's War on Women

    Last week, 35-year-old Carmen Virginia Tuez Franco was found murdered in Guatemala City alongside her niece Silvia Ma

    Tuesday, January 22, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 746
  31. INDIA: Millions March Against Violence Against Women in India

    In a historical protest against sexual violence against women hundreds of thousands of angry women and men spontaneou

    Tuesday, January 22, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 751
  32. FINLAND: More Women to Train as Peacekeepers?

    Finland wants to make it easier for women to enter peacekeeping forces, but this could mean loosening physical fitnes

    Tuesday, January 22, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 753
  33. Security Council Open Debate on UN Peacekeeping: A Multidimentional Approach, January 2013

    On Monday, 21 January 2013 the Security Council held an open debate on UN peacekeeping with special focus on a multid

    Monday, January 21, 2013
    Security Council Debate87 210
  34. ISRAEL: Arab Woman Leads Israeli Daam Party

    An Arab woman who's been toiling on the fringes of Israeli politics for nearly two decades has broken out of obscurit

    Thursday, January 17, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 740
  35. IRAN: New Bill Being Considered in Iran Could Threaten Women's Rights to Travel and Obtain a Passport

    Women across Iran could be facing a new restriction on their freedom.

    Thursday, January 17, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 741
  36. LATIN AMERICA: Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Against Women is Widespread in 12 Latin American Countries

    A new report published by the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) in collaboration

    Thursday, January 17, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 742
  37. NATO: Secretary General Releases Annual Report on Women, Peace and Security

    The Secretary General detailed the Alliance's efforts over the past year to implement United Nations Security Council

    Thursday, January 17, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 769
  38. INTERNATIONAL: NATO Secretary General Releases Annual Report on Women, Peace and Security

    The Secretary General detailed the Alliance's efforts over the past year to implement United Nations Security Council

    Wednesday, January 16, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 732
  39. SUDAN: Women Without Men Vulnerable in South Sudan's Refugee Camps

    Mahasa sits in the dust outside the hut she built herself, holding her youngest son in her arms.

    Wednesday, January 16, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 734
  40. SYRIA: Syria Women Run In Refugee Camp Elections

    Please click here to watch the video.

    Wednesday, January 16, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 745
  41. EGYPT: Egyptian Constitution Provides Little Protection

    Egypt's new constitution leaves Dooa Abdallah feeling left out.

    Tuesday, January 15, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 728
  42. CHECHNYA: Kadyrov Faces Sanctions Under Magnitsky Act

    One month after U.S.

    Tuesday, January 15, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 731
  43. SOMALIA: Journalist Arrested After Interviewing Reported Rape Victim

    A Somali freelance journalist has been detained without charge since 10 January after interviewing a woman who says s

    Tuesday, January 15, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 733
  44. PAKISTAN: Petition for Direct Election of Women

    A civil society activist on Tuesday filed a petition in the Islamabad High Court (IHC) seeking direct elections of wo

    Tuesday, January 15, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 739
  45. SYRIA: A Regional Crisis the IRC Commission on Syrian Refugees

    EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
    Tuesday, January 15, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 765
  46. LEBANON: Malaysian Female Peacekeepers Head to Lebanon

    Ten female soldiers from Malaysia are expected in Lebanon on Tuesday to serve for six months with the Malaysian conti

    Monday, January 14, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 727
  47. IRAN: Female Officers to Join Iran's Riot Police: Report

    A women's unit is being created for Iran's riot police, Brigadier General Hassan Karami told the country's semi-offic

    Monday, January 14, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 735
  48. PAKISTAN: Women Politicians Receive Training on Peacebuilding

    A two-day training workshop for women politicians on “Leadership, peace-building, advocacy and effective media

    Sunday, January 13, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 724
  49. SYRIA: Syrian Women and Girls Allege Use of Sexual Violence in Civil War

    Rape is a "significant and disturbing" feature of the Syrian civil war, with women and girls citing sexual

    Sunday, January 13, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 726
  50. SOMALIA: Somalia Appoints First Ever Women to Ministerial Position

    The appointment of Fawzia Yusuf Haji Adam as Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs in Somalia was a b

    Sunday, January 13, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 729

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