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  1. IRAN: Iranian Woman Facing Stoning: 'I'm afraid of dying'

    In a room thousands of miles from her prison cell in northeastern Iran, the fear that has gripped Sakineh Mohammadi A

    Saturday, July 31, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 719
  2. INTERNATIONAL: Human Rights Committee Concludes Ninety-Ninth Session

    The Human Rights Committee concluded its ninety-ninth session today, during which it considered and adopted concludin

    Friday, July 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 752
  3. IRAN: Iran to Pay for New Babies to Boost Population

    Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad inaugurated a new policy on Tuesday to encourage population growth, dismissing

    Thursday, July 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 685
  4. INTERNATIONAL: HIV Gel Called Poor Substitute for Women's Rights

    Some advocates at last week's International AIDS Conference greeted news of the results of an HIV gel coolly, saying

    Thursday, July 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 725
  5. LEBANON: Lebanon as Hub for Gender Equality Reform

    Lebanon may be used as a regional base for the spread of gender equality, a representative from the Council of Europe

    Wednesday, July 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 675
  6. IRAN: Iranian Authorities Pressure Prominent Lawyer By Holding Family Members 'Hostage'

    "Today I was again contacted after being interrogated, I was summoned through a telephone call.

    Tuesday, July 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 674
  7. IRAQ: Enhancing Iraqi Women's Participation in Peace Efforts Focus of UN Forum

    Increasing the participation of Iraqi women in conflict resolution and in building a lasting peace were among the iss

    Monday, July 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 687
  8. IRAN: World Rallies for Iranian Woman Sentenced to Death

    In London, campaigners protested against "medievalism and barbarity" Hundreds of people have held rallies a

    Saturday, July 24, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 639
  9. KURDISTAN: Kurdish Women MPs Would not Accommodate to Shape Commission in Regional Parliament

    A women member of Kurdistan parliament said today that most of the women parliament members have difficulties in shap

    Saturday, July 24, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 642
  10. ISRAEL: Doctor Suspected of Using Anasthetics to Rape Two Women

    Jose Guara Fara, a 46-year-old doctor, was arrested on Monday on suspicion of raping two women at his home in Modi'in

    Tuesday, July 20, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 614
  11. SYRIA: Bans Full Islamic Face Veils at Universities

    Syria has forbidden the country's students and teachers from wearing the niqab -- the full Islamic veil that reveals

    Monday, July 19, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 600
  12. IRAQ: 3 women, 1 child killed in Attack on Family in Iraq's Anbar

    Three women and a child from one family were killed and six others wounded when gunmen attacked a house near the city

    Wednesday, July 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 550
  13. GAZA: UN Convenes Open Day for the Women of Gaza

    The UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, Robert Serry, received a group of 20 women leaders and

    Wednesday, July 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 566
  14. EGYPT: Women Have Burdens but No Privileges

    Hoda Gameel is 22 and one of the millions of women in Egypt thrust by need and circumstance into the world of work.

    Tuesday, July 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 517
  15. IRAN: Iranian Women's Rights Activist Recounts Decision To Cast Off Hijab

    On a cold winter day, Iranian women's rights activist and journalist Fariba Davoodi Mohajer made an about-face: Havin

    Tuesday, July 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 564
  16. IRAN: Two Death Sentences in Iran

    Over the past weeks Amnesty International and other human rights organizations have been highlighting the plight of t

    Monday, July 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 500
  17. ISRAEL: Anat Hoffman Detained for Questioning for Holding Torah Scroll at Holy Site

    Anat Hoffman, leader of the Women of the Wall prayer group, was arrested at the Western Wall on Monday for holding a

    Monday, July 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 502
  18. IRAN: Iran's Assault On Civil Society

    Addressing a meeting of the Community of Democracies in Krakow, Poland, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton spoke of t

    Monday, July 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 548
  19. IRAN/IRAQ: Iranian Attacks Should Not Target Iraqi Civilians

    Iran needs to take all feasible precautions to spare civilians at risk of serious harm from artillery bombardment and

    Monday, July 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 561
  20. IRAQ: Iraq still blackspot for human rights, says UN

    A UN report on Iraq shows human rights in the country remain a cause for concern, in spite of improvements in securit

    Saturday, July 10, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 549
  21. KURDISTAN: Kurdish Prisoner Zeynab Bayazidi on Hunger Strike

    Zeynab Bayazidi, former member of the Kurdistan Human Rights Organization, has gone on hunger strike in Zanjan prison

    Friday, July 9, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 616
  22. IRAN: Iran Girls' Soccer Team May Miss Singapore Event

    Iran might not send its girls' soccer team to the Youth Olympics in Singapore next month because of a dispute over th

    Thursday, July 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 471
  23. IRAN: Iran Must Halt Woman's Death By Stoning

    It is clearly stated in Article 5 of the U.N.

    Thursday, July 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 475
  24. ISRAEL: Israeli Soldier to be Charged over Deaths of Gaza Women

    An Israel soldier is to face manslaughter charges for shooting dead two Palestinian women during Israel's invasion of

    Wednesday, July 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 473
  25. IRAQ: Iraq's One Million War Widows See Little Help

    Three decades of wars, massacres and sectarian killings have left Iraq with as many as a million widows, by Iraqi gov

    Monday, July 5, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 439
  26. GEORGIA: Facilitating the Delivery of Assistance to Conflict-Affected Women in Georgia

    UNIFEM and its partner organization, the Women's Information Center, have organized a series of meetings in cooperati

    Monday, July 5, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 795
  27. KURDISTAN/TURKEY: Kurd Women Fight the 'Culture of Rape'

    In one of the more prominent of a series of recent rape scandals in Kurdish dominated southeastern Turkey, at least f

    Saturday, July 3, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 434
  28. PALESTINE: Women Claim Their Legitimate Share

    Women's legal status is weak in patriarchal Palestinian society.

    Thursday, July 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 365
  29. SAUDI ARABIA: Saudi Reforms Five Years On: Looser Rein, Slight Gain

    August marks Abdullah bin Abd al-Aziz Al Saud's fifth year as king of Saudi Arabia, a good moment to assess reforms i

    Thursday, July 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 409
  30. IRAN: World Organization Against Torture Halt the Execution of Ms. Zeynab Jalalian!

    The World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT) has been informed by reliable sources of the imminent execution of Ms.

    Thursday, July 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 447
  31. Climate of Fear: Sexual Violence and Abduction of Women and Girls In Baghdad

    At a time when insecurity is on the rise in Baghdad, women and girls in Baghdad told Human Rights Watch that the inse

    Thursday, July 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 745
  32. Social and Economic Situation of Palestinian Women 2006-2009

    A gender gap exists at all levels of Palestinian society and has widened in recent years in the face of rising levels

    Thursday, July 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 923