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  1. SOMALIA: Somalia and U.N. to Tackle Rampant Rape in Mogadishu Camps

    The Somali government plans to move displaced people to more secure camps in the capital Mogadishu and set up militar

    Friday, April 5, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 920
  2. SOMALIA: UN - Somalia Needs Stronger Judiciary to Fight Sexual Violence

    Somalia's new government has to build a stronger and more transparent judicial system in order to prosecute perpetrat

    Thursday, April 4, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 909
  3. RESOURCE: Hostages of the Gatekeepers

    The new government of Somalia plans to relocate tens of thousands of internally displaced people (IDPs) within Mogadi

    Tuesday, April 2, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 798
  4. KENYA: Women Elected to One-Fifth of Seats during Kenyan Elections

    With the focus of local and international media on Kenya's ability to maintain peace and stability, improvements in w

    Thursday, March 28, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 918
  5. SOMALIA: Displaced Somalis Abused and Raped - Human Rights Watch

    Internally displaced people in Somalia are suffering sexual violence and other forms of abuse, reports the Human Righ

    Tuesday, March 26, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 876
  6. SOMALIA: Somalia Frees Journalist Who Spoke to Woman in Rape Case

    MOGADISHU, Somalia (Reuters) — A Somali court on Sunday freed a journalist who was jailed in January for interv

    Sunday, March 17, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 863
  7. KENYA: Central Kenya elects highest number of women to Parliament

    Some 16 women have been elected as Members of the National Assembly in this year's General Election.

    Sunday, March 17, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 866
  8. KENYA: Kenya Women Fail to Win Elective Positions

    Kenyan women failed to win more elective positions in the just concluded general elections, with no woman candidate w

    Sunday, March 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 867
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. SUDAN / SOUTH SUDAN: Women as Peacemakers in Sudan and South Sudan

    When Sudanese President Omar Bashir and South Sudanese President Salva Kiir signed a series of agreements on Septembe

    Monday, February 11, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 799
  15. SUDAN: Role of Women in Peace, Political Process Focus on Darfur-Wide Forums

    A series of workshops on women's participation in the Darfur Peace Process were organized throughout Darfur by the Af

    Wednesday, February 6, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 787
  16. SOMALIA: Somali Journalist Sentenced over Rape Report

    Mogadishu court sentences journalist and alleged rape victim to one year each in jail, angering press freedom groups.

    Tuesday, February 5, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 784
  17. 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
  18. 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
  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. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. UGANDA: For Uganda's Youngest MP Age Not A Deterrent, But Sexism Is

    She was thrust into politics by default at the age of 20, and is said to be the world's youngest legislators in a cou

    Wednesday, January 9, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 711
  24. ETHIOPIA: Condoning Crime Against Women

    Gender equality is an issue that is afforded a significant amount of attention right now in Ethiopia.

    Friday, December 7, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 673
  25. SOUTH SUDAN: Yei Commissioner Vows to Fight Violence Against Women and Children

    The Commissioner of Yei County in South Sudan's Central Equatoria State, Juma David Augustine, said on Tuesday that h

    Wednesday, November 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 664
  26. SUDAN: 16 Days Campaign Challenges Violence Against Women

    On Sunday November 25, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, the start of the annual 1

    Tuesday, November 27, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 661
  27. SOMALILAND: EMU Peace Profs Go to Women in Somaliland

    Six of the women who planned to study at (EMU) in the summer of 2012 in the brand-new Women's Peacebuilding Leadershi

    Monday, November 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 660
  28. SOMALIA: Somalia gets first female foreign minister

    Fawzia Yusuf Haji Adam is to be Somalia's first female foreign minister in a cabinet formed by new Prime Minister Abd

    Sunday, November 4, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 606
  29. SOUTH SUDAN: South Sudan Women End Consultations on Policy Framework

    Championed by the Ministry of Gender and Child Welfare, the consultations brought the UN family organizations dealing

    Sunday, November 4, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 608
  30. KENYA: Kenyan Women Set to Take On Men in Elections

    Brian Ngugi interviews Winnie Lichuma, chairwoman of the National Gender and Equality Commission.

    Friday, November 2, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 609
  31. SOMALIA: Somali Women Make History & Join Police Force

    In the conflict ridden Somali capital Mogadishu, Somali women have been given a rare opportunity to join the Somali P

    Friday, November 2, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 612
  32. EAST AFRICA: Women Advised to Take Up Leadership Positions

    The Chief Gender Monitor, Oda Gasinzigwa, has advised a visiting Kenyan delegation, to seek political leadership posi

    Wednesday, October 31, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 583
  33. SOMALIA: Somalia is revamping its police force and cracking down on crime

    In 1979, newly recruited policewoman, Asha Hassan Hussein, was the first female to ride a police motorcycle to patrol

    Tuesday, October 30, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 580
  34. SOMALIA: The Launch of a Policy Brief On Women's Rights Within the Somali Provisional Constitution

    IIDA Women's Development Organization today launched a policy brief report detailing how Somali women's two decades o

    Tuesday, October 30, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 592
  35. SOMALIA: Somalia's Fierce Daughter

    Relaxing in the beige-toned lobby of the Empire Hotel in Manhattan, a world away from her native Somalia, Dr.

    Sunday, October 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 550
  36. SOMALIA: AMISOM police starts training 160 Somali police forces

    The African Union Mission in Somalia Police component has officially began training security officers from the Somali

    Sunday, October 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 551
  37. SOMALIA: Burqa Refusal Led to Death Threats

    A 22-year-old Somali woman who says she was forced to flee her home country after being threatened by the al-Shabaab

    Tuesday, October 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 517
  38. KENYA: Girls Ask Court to Force Police to Prosecute Rape Cases

    Hundreds of Kenyan girls, including some as young as three years old, filed a petition in the High Court on Thursday

    Friday, October 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 509
  39. SOUTH SUDAN: Army and Police Forces Shooting and Raping Civilians in Jonglei

    South Sudan should take immediate action to end human rights violations including torture, shootings and sexual viole

    Wednesday, October 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 439
  40. SOMALILAND: How Edna Adan Built Somaliland's First Maternity Hospital

    Edna Adan has spent much of her life being first.

    Monday, October 1, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 430
  41. SOMALIA: Somali women look to brighter future after decades of hardship

    The conflict that Somalia endured for more than 20 years took a heavy toll on the women of the country who now look t

    Monday, October 1, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 435
  42. SOMALIA: Nansen Refugee Award Presented to Somali Winner 'Mama' Hawa

    UN High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres on Monday night presented the Nansen Refugee Award to Somal

    Monday, October 1, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 436
  43. UGANDA: Teenage Girl Becomes Africa's Youngest MP

    Proscovia Alengot Oromait has become Africa's youngest Member of Paliament (MP) at the age of 19, after she won the U

    Thursday, September 27, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 427
  44. In Search of Safety and Solutions: Somali Refugee Adolescent Girls at Sheder and Aw Barre Camps, Ethiopia Aw Barre Camps, Ethiopia

    The Women's Refugee Commission completed a research mission to the Jijiga Somali refugee camps in Ethiopia in April 2

    Thursday, September 27, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 707
  45. SOMALIA: Peace-building programme for women launched in Puntland

    African Development Solutions (ADESO) has launched a project for more than 300 women in the Puntland region of Somali

    Wednesday, September 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 385
  46. SOMALIA: Prize for Somali Woman Whose Life Work has Focused on Empowering Women

    Hawa Aden Mohamed watched the young women in blue and red shawls as their hands fluttered busily over clacking sewing

    Tuesday, September 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 370
  47. EAST AFRICA: Coast Region Conflicts Threaten Achievement of 'Vision 2030'

    With the emergence of conflicts following the 2007 post election violence, it is unlikely that Kenya will attain the

    Friday, September 14, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 365
  48. SUDAN: The Call Of Sudanese Women Human Rights Defenders

    Tahany Hassan, a 17-year-old high school female student was shot in the head and killed on 31 July by the Sudanese po

    Friday, September 14, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 374
  49. The Long Conversation: Customary Approaches to Peace Management in Southern Ethiopia and Northern Kenya

    This working paper is a contribution to understandings of peace-building among pastoralists.

    Monday, September 10, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 690
  50. SUDAN: The Call of Sudanese Women Human Rights Defenders

    Tahany Hassan, a 17 year old high school female student was shot in the head and killed on July 31st by the Sudanese

    Friday, September 7, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 314

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