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  1. INDIA: Delhi Protest Over 'Sex Attack' On Seven-Year-Old Girl

    Police used batons to break up angry crowds outside a hospital where the girl had been taken for treatment.

    Friday, March 1, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 839
  2. KENYA: Kenya Heads to Polls as Women Seek Justice for Violence During Last Election

    People who were sexually abused in Kenya's 2007 post-election violence are still seeking justice as the next vote nea

    Friday, March 1, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 840
  3. LIBERIA: Liberia Vows to End Violence Against Women

    In the lead up to Women's Day, on March 8, Liberia has become the latest nation to sign a pledge to end violence agai

    Friday, March 1, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 841
  4. CAMBODIA: UN Official Welcomes Possibility of Genocide Court Trying Sexual Crimes

    A senior United Nations official today welcomed the recent decision by Cambodia's genocide tribunal to annul a previo

    Friday, March 1, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 853
  5. REPORT: Leaders For Change: Why Support Women's Rights Organisations?

    This report provides examples of the essential roles that women's rights organisations are playing in advancing women

    Friday, March 1, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 781
  6. Oidhaco Fact Sheet on Women's Rights in Colombia

    In corporation with Colombian civil society organizations, the Oidhaco network has produced a factsheet where data co

    Friday, March 1, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 800
  7. Monthly Action Points (MAP) for the Security Council: March 2013

    For March, in which the Russian Federation has the Security Council presidency, the MAP provides recommendations on t

    Friday, March 1, 2013
    Monthly Action Points91 257
  8. BURMA: After Riot, Locals Blame Police While State Media Blasts Protestors

    Ma-Ubin residents said riot police incited the violence that led to rioting in the Irrawaddy Delta township on Tuesda

    Thursday, February 28, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 842
  9. BURMA: Kachin Shelling Killed 9 Civilians since September: Rights Group

    In the past five months nine civilians were killed and fourteen injured in Kachin State as a result of Burmese milita

    Thursday, February 28, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 843
  10. PACIFIC: Women Struggle for a Place in the Pacific

    Women face greater odds in achieving equal political representation in the Pacific Islands than in any other region o

    Thursday, February 28, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 851
  11. A Women's Guide to Security Sector Reform

    Despite international laws and policies mandating women's participation in security sector reform (SSR), women's pers

    Thursday, February 28, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 780
  12. INDIA: Indian Government Faces Pressure Over Rape Case

    Protesters have converged across the country demanding justice for the young victim, who died two weeks later, and an

    Wednesday, February 27, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 836
  13. LIBYA: Libya's Women Activists Outraged by Court Ruling on Wives

    Libya's Supreme Court has overturned a marriage law requiring a husband to secure the approval of his first wife befo

    Wednesday, February 27, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 837
  14. SOUTH EAST ASIA: ASEAN women must play more role in government

    Women in Southeast Asian countries are urged to play more role in the government sector as an effort towards equality

    Wednesday, February 27, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 928
  15. Joint Oral Statement on ATT and Prevention of GBV at CSW 57

    “Make it Binding: Include Gender-Based Violence in the Arms Trade Treaty”

    Wednesday, February 27, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 775
  16. BURMA: Rapes by Burmese Security Forces 'May Cause More Strife' in Troubled Region

    At least 13 women, including teenagers, have been subjected to prolonged rape by Burmese security forces in a remote

    Tuesday, February 26, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 814
  17. SRI LANKA: Sri Lanka Security Forces Rape, Torture Tamil Detainees - Group

    Sri Lanka's security forces have used rape to torture and extract confessions from suspected Tamil separatists almost

    Tuesday, February 26, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 815
  18. SYRIA: Displacement in Syria Giving Way for Serious Gender-Based Crimes, Warns UN official

    A senior official with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) today warned of the enormous humanit

    Tuesday, February 26, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 832
  19. AFGHANISTAN: Taliban Talks in Doha Drag on Endlessly

    Doha, Qatar - Far from the glistening glass and burgeoning metal structures that dot the Doha skyline, the Afghan Tal

    Tuesday, February 26, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 833
  20. ETHIOPIA: First Assembly of the Ethiopian Women's Federation Held in Adama

    The first assembly of Ethiopian Women's Federation was held in Adama, in Oromia Regional State at the weekend.

    Tuesday, February 26, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 835
  21. WILPF & CSW57

    CSW57 will take place at United Nations Headquarters in New York from Monday, 4 March to Friday, 15 March 2013.

    Tuesday, February 26, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 777
  22. SRI LANKA: "We Will Teach You a Lesson" Sexual Violence against Tamils by Sri Lankan Security Forces

    The 140-page report provides detailed accounts of 75 cases of alleged rape and sexual abuse that occurred from 2006-2

    Tuesday, February 26, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 779
  23. LEBANON: Lebanese Women Take to the Streets and Dance for their 'Rights'

    Dozens of Lebanese women dance in front of the home of the country's parliament speaker, Nabih Berri, to send a clear

    Monday, February 25, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 825
  24. INDIA: Another Woman Dies in Chennai After Acid Attack

    A second woman died of injuries sustained in an acid attack in Chennai in less than a fortnight, her vital organs col

    Monday, February 25, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 826
  25. SOUTH KOREA: Park Geun-hye Becomes South Korea's First Female President

    Park Geun-hye made history Monday by becoming South Korea's first female president, pledging to secure South Korea ag

    Monday, February 25, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 828
  26. ETHIOPIA: Ethiopian Women's Federation Holds First Conference

    Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Education Demeke Mekonnen said women have significantly contributed in the effo

    Monday, February 25, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 830
  27. SOUTH AFRICA: 57,000 South Africans Call on President Zuma to Pledge R10 Billion to End Violence Against Women in SA Budget

    In a protest action organised by Avaaz.org and Sonke Gender Justice Network, gender equality activists from across Ca

    Monday, February 25, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 834
  28. INDIA: Of Men, By Men, All for Women

    Men don't cry. Most men don't enter the kitchen or change baby diapers either.

    Sunday, February 24, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 827
  29. MENA REGION: Arab Women Must Fight Back

    We are now supposed to be in the midst of celebrating the 2nd anniversary of the Arab Spring.

    Saturday, February 23, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 829
  30. KENYA: Women Candidates in Mombasa, Kenya Debate Platforms

    The Kenyan constitution of 2010 requires that a women's representative be elected in each of Kenya's 47 counties duri

    Friday, February 22, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 819
  31. STATEMENT: ELIMINATION AND PREVENTION OF ALL FORMS OF VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND GIRLS

    Violence against women is a manifestation of the workings of power.

    Friday, February 22, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 776
  32. Making it Binding - Arms Trade Treaty and SGBV

    As we anticipate the commencement of the Commission on the Status of Women, PeaceWomen is leading WILPF's involvement

    Friday, February 22, 2013
    ENews91 131
  33. India: Three Girls Raped and Murdered, Aged 5, 9 and 11

    India has been hit by another case of sexual violence after three sisters aged five, nine and 11 were raped and murde

    Thursday, February 21, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 820
  34. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Female Governor Breaks New Ground

    Saira Shakeeb Sadat wants her district, Khwaja Dukoh, to change.

    Thursday, February 21, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 822
  35. INDIA: UN Women Supported Survey in Delhi Shows 95 per cent of Women and Girls Feel Unsafe in Public Spaces

    “I have started carrying pepper spray to protect myself.

    Wednesday, February 20, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 846
  36. The United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 Implementation in Palestine and Israel 2000-2009

    Throughout the world, incidents of gender-based violence escalate during times of conflict as rape and sexual abuse b

    Wednesday, February 20, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 774
  37. RWANDA: Women Activists Meet Ahead of Global Forum

    Women rights activists are preparing to share Rwanda's practices in promoting gender with the rest of the world.

    Tuesday, February 19, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 803
  38. AFGHANISTAN: Women, Girls Increasingly Victims in Afghan War, UN Says

    Afghan women and girls are increasingly victims of violence with a 20 percent increase last year in the number killed

    Tuesday, February 19, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 806
  39. Accessing Justice: Models, Strategies and Best Practices on Women's Empowerment

    The law is an essential tool for advancing women's and girls' rights and equality.

    Tuesday, February 19, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 773
  40. SIERRA LEONE: Sierra Leone's First Northern Region Female Mayor Talks On Plans For A 'Great Makeni City'

    By John Baimba Sesay (Press Attaché in China)

    Monday, February 18, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 813
  41. LEBANON: Lebanese Women take on Muslim Judges Who Call Rape a 'Marital Right'

    Lebanese women are taking to the streets to demand that the government takes domestic violence seriously, by introduc

    Sunday, February 17, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 805
  42. BANGLADESH: Bangladesh Parliament Amends War Crime Law to Challenge Sentence

    Bangladesh's parliament has amended a law allowing the state to appeal against the life sentence given to an oppositi

    Sunday, February 17, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 824
  43. SOUTH SUDAN: Warrap Parliamentary Caucus Calls for Protection of Women

    A women's parliamentary caucus in South Sudan's border state of Warrap has called for enactment of laws which upholds

    Saturday, February 16, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 804
  44. MALI: Mali's Sexual Violence Victims Left to Themselves

    Many women have been forced to leave their homes in northern Mali as they fled from the sexual violence of the rebels

    Saturday, February 16, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 807
  45. SYRIA: Syrians Freed in Abductions that Stoked Fears of More Strife

    The tit-for-tat kidnappings of more than 140 people have provoked fears of expanded sectarian conflict in Syria's nor

    Saturday, February 16, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 808

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