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  1. Shadow Report on the 6th Report of the Governmnent of Burkina Faso on the Enforcememnt of the Convention on th Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW)

    A broad coalition of civil society organizations in Burkina Faso recently developed a report detailing discrimination

    Friday, January 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 302
  2. Women War Survivors of Sexual Violence in Liberia: Inequalities in Health, Resilience and Justice

    This article argues that the human consequences of conflict sexual violence have often been misunderstood.

    Friday, January 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 787
  3. Security for All: West Africa's Good Practices on Gender in the Security Sector

    Despite ongoing efforts to improve the accountability and effectiveness of the security sector in West Africa, the di

    Friday, January 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 246
  4. Addressing Gender-based Violence in the Sierra Leone Conflict: Notes from the Field

    Sierra Leone's transition has witnessed a number of landmark procedural and legal innovations which have had widespre

    Thursday, December 31, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 885
  5. AFRICA: Achieving Fifty Percent Women in Decision Making by 2015

    Gender activists from East and Southern Africa have expressed shock at the backward trends in the 50/50 campaign in r

    Friday, December 18, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 672
  6. SIERRA LEONE: Woman Breaking Traditional Walls in Chieftaincy Elections

    A war is raging in the eastern part of the country, once the centre stage for battles during the 10-year civil war an

    Tuesday, December 15, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 580
  7. Sexual Violence, Process Theories of Negotiations and The Evolution of Human Security

    In the academic literature on peace negotiations, scholars have touched on issues of justice, but do not go far enoug

    Friday, December 4, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 945
  8. Sexual Violence, Process Theories of Negotiations & The Evolution of Human Securit

    In the academic literature on peace negotiations, scholars have touched on issues of justice, but do not go far enoug

    Friday, December 4, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 967
  9. GUINEA: Evidence of New Arrests, Harassment and Illegal Detentions by Guinea Security Forces

    Mouctar Diallo, vice-president of Guinea's national human rights commission, was arrested on 26 November.

    Thursday, December 3, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 575
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  11. Monthly Action Points On Women, Peace, and Security: Security Council: December 2009

    Tuesday, December 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 240
  12. Sierra Leone: Women in Conflict with the Courts

    Developments
    Tuesday, December 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 986
  13. GUINEA-BISSAU: At Least 100 Women Raped in Guinea Crackdown

    Guinean soldiers raped at least 100 women during a crackdown on protesters in September, a human righ

    Thursday, November 26, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 579
  14. GUINEA: Mobile Phones Report Rapes in Guinea

    On September 28, 2009, self-proclaimed president Captain Moussa Dadis Camara's troops raped and murdered at least 157

    Wednesday, November 11, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 584
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  16. Monthly Action Points (MAP) on Women, Peace and Security, NGOWG, November 2010

    In October, 2010, the international community will mark the 10th Anniversary of the adoption of 1325, the first Secur

    Sunday, November 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 169
  17. WEST AFRICA: Guinea Rapes Test U.N.'s Stronger Promises to Women

    Nine years ago tomorrow, the U.N.
    Friday, October 30, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 586
  18. GUINEA: EU Imposes Sanctions, Arms Embargo Against Junta Leaders

    Guinea's military junta was hit with a European Union arms embargo and sanctions against its leaders on Tuesday, the

    Tuesday, October 27, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 587
  19. GUINEA: Guinea Shaken By Wave Of Rapes During Crackdown

    The people of the West African nation of Guinea are still struggling to deal with the trauma of a deadly military cra

    Tuesday, October 20, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 594
  20. GUINEA: Guinea Rapes Threaten to Destabilize Region Outrage Over Allegations of Military Rapes Could Affect Neighboring Countries

    The world was outraged when security forces in the small West African nation of Guinea brutalized pro

    Tuesday, October 13, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 595
  21. GUINEA: In the Aftermath of Rape

    At an 8 October gathering of Guinean women beaten or raped during the recent military attack on demonstrators, all we

    Friday, October 9, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 596
  22. NIGERIA: Grace Ushang's death and the Indecent Dressing Bill

    Grace Ushang was a young Nigerian woman who had every right to expect a bright future.

    Thursday, October 8, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 597
  23. GUINEA: Declaration on The Rights and Citizenship of Guinea's Women CONAG-DCF (National Coalition of Guinea for the Rights and Citizenship of Women)

    In the wake of Guinea's bloody repression, CONAG-DCF (National Coalition of Guinea for the Rights and

    Thursday, October 8, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 598
  24. GUINEA: African Women Condemn Use of Force on Unarmed Civilians

    African Women Condemn Use of Force on Unarmed Civilian in Guinea African Women leaders meeting in Lom

    Thursday, October 8, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 599
  25. GUINEA: In a Guinea Seized by Violence, Women Are Prey

    Cellphone snapshots, ugly and hard to refute, are circulating here and feeding rage: they show that women were the pa

    Tuesday, October 6, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 600
  26. CHAD: Refugee Women in Chad Face High Levels of Rape Despite UN Presence

    Darfuri refugee women and girls face high levels of rape and other violence on a daily basis both inside and outside

    Wednesday, September 30, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 178
  27. Dreams Deferred: Educational and Skills-building Needs and Opportunities for Youth in Liberia

    As part of a global, multi-year research and advocacy project focused on strengthening educational and job training p

    Friday, September 25, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 781
  28. LIBERIA: The Fight Against Rape a Brutal Wait

    From Monrovia's highest hill, the long sliver of Atlantic Ocean shoreline at the mouth of the Mesurado River, with it

    Monday, September 14, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 601
  29. No Place For Us Here: Violence Against Refugee Women in Eastern Chad

    Refugee women and girls continue to face the risk of rape and other serious violence in and outside refugee camps in

    Tuesday, September 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 078
  30. Bloody Monday: The September 28 Massacre and Rapes by Security Forces in Guinea

    At around 11:30 a.m.

    Tuesday, September 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 114
  31. NIGERIA: Violence Against Women, Hindrance to Democracy - Activist

    Gender-based discrimination and violence against women have been identified as Achilles' heel for wom

    Thursday, August 20, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 920
  32. Ending the Niger Delta Crises: Exploring Women's Participation in Peace Processes

    A common root cause to the instability revolves round the issue of resource control and socio economic development of

    Saturday, August 15, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 290
  33. Deliver Us from Our Protectors: Accountability for Violations Committed by Humanitarian Aid Staff Against Refugee Women and Children

    Refugees - often forced from their homes with nothing but the clothes on their back, then confined in camps and depen

    Saturday, August 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 284
  34. SIERRA LEONE: Female MPs Excels in Commonwealth Politics

    The Sierra Leone delegation to the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) has received showers

    Thursday, July 30, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 921
  35. AFRICA: African Women NGO to Construct U.S$5 Million Home for Women

    An international non-governmental organization, PAN African Women Project, is to shortly embark on th

    Wednesday, July 29, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 924
  36. NIGERIA: FG Plans Summit For Women

    With two years away from Nigeria 's 2011 General Elections, the Federal Ministry of Women Affairs and

    Saturday, June 13, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 925
  37. Women's Political Participation and Influence in Sierra Leone

    Gender relations in Sierra Leone are extremely unequal and Sierra Leonean women face high levels of exclusion, violen

    Sunday, June 7, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 851
  38. LIBERIA: Women Recommend Punishment for Warlords

    Women groupings under the Women NGO's Secretariat of Liberia (WONGOSOL) have reached a broad consensu

    Wednesday, June 3, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 926
  39. The “Inspiration Day” Model: Fostering Women's Leadership by Connecting National Leaders with Grassroots Candidates

    The “Inspiration Day” Model: Fostering Women's Leadership by Connecting National Leaders with Grassroots

    Monday, June 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 227
  40. SIERRA LEONE: Women, Peace & Security: Actualising UN Security Council Resolution 1325 in Sierra Leone

    In war, men more often than not suffer only one consequence-death.

    Wednesday, May 6, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 927
  41. LIBERIA: Liberia Stresses Need for Female Peacemakers

    For three days and nights 28-year-old Comfort Wilson rode in the back of a pickup truck from her rural village in Lib

    Sunday, March 15, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 929
  42. LIBERIA: An Historic Gathering in Monrovia

    As the world celebrated International Women's Day on March 8, one gathering in particular testified t

    Tuesday, March 10, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 931
  43. SIERRA LEONE: Women Access Power, Vote by Vote

    In Kailahun, Sierra Leone, the poorest region in the world's poorest country, women are trying to effect change on th

    Tuesday, March 10, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 932
  44. LIBERIA: Liberia Breaks New Ground for Women, Peace and Security

    For the first time in a post-conflict country, national governmental institutions, the United Nations, and civil soci

    Sunday, March 8, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 933
  45. LIBERIA: Liberia Launches UN-backed National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security

    The Government of Liberia today launched a United Nations-backed national action plan aimed at furthering gender equa

    Sunday, March 8, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 935
  46. NIGERIA: Group Identifies Reasons Why Women Have Not Prospered in Politics

    Lack of confidence, minimum grasp of universal social etiquette and lack of access to credible role models for the Ni

    Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 946
  47. Fact Sheet: Implementation of UNSCR 1820 in Post-Conflict Liberia

    During the prolonged 14 years of civil war in Liberia sexual and gender based violence was a characterizing feature o

    Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 697
  48. COTE D'IVOIRE: UN-backed Workshop to Boost the Satut of Policewomen in Cote D' Ivoire

    Improving the status and effectiveness of women, whose numbers have risen steadily in the past decade, in the police

    Wednesday, February 25, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 937
  49. SIERRA LEONE: Despite Guilty Verdicts Today, Impunity is Still the Rule

    The judgment issued today by the Special Court for Sierra Leone (SCSL) finding three senior members of Sierra Leone's

    Wednesday, February 25, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 939
  50. GHANA: Women in Power – Trickle Down?

    The arrival of women at top positions in Ghana's government and security forces has highlighted the question of wheth

    Wednesday, February 25, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 945

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