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  1. EGYPT: Women's Rights in Egypt Deteriorate in 2010, Says Report

    The issue of women's rights was used as a political tool by the government and other entities in 2010, according to a

    Tuesday, December 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 931
  2. ALGERIA: Algerian Women Expand Business Opportunities

    Only a short time ago, commerce in Algeria was an almost exclusively male activity.

    Sunday, December 19, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 939
  3. ALGERIA: Algeria Considers Gender Equality Bill

    Algeria's National Consultative Committee on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights (CNCPPDH) held a conference

    Wednesday, December 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 835
  4. INDIA/EGYPT/ECUADOR/RWANDA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA: UN Promotes 'Safe Cities' Program for Women

    The abuse of women has been going on for centuries and it is often the case that a woman is killed before the problem

    Monday, December 6, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 715
  5. ALGERIA: UN Gender Official Visits Algeria

    UN Special Rapporteur on gender-based violence, Rashida Manjoo, is visiting Algeria through Saturday (November 20th)

    Thursday, November 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 615
  6. Algeria: Four Women Appointed to Senior Diplomatic Posts

    Algerian Foreign Minister Mourad Medelci announced Wednesday the appointment, out of on 27 "senior diplomatic po

    Wednesday, November 3, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 530
  7. EGYPT: Egyptian Woman Alleges Rape by Police on TV

    Human rights activists in Egypt have expressed concern following allegations that a woman was raped by two police off

    Thursday, August 5, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 790
  8. EGYPT: Egyptian Women's Right to the Judiciary

    Anyone who looks at the Egyptian feminist struggle for both the issues of national liberation or for women's issues,

    Thursday, July 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 867
  9. 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
  10. MORROCO: Moroccan Women Become the Breadwinners

    It is no longer unusual to see Moroccan women working in various professions in defiance of a set of traditions and s

    Tuesday, July 6, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 485
  11. MOROCCO: Activities of UN-INSTRAW/CAWTAR Project

    The work of the UN-INSTRAW/CAWTAR project “Strengthening women's leadership and women's participation in politi

    Friday, June 25, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 407
  12. ALGERIA: Algerian NGOs Want Probe into Assaults on Women

    Algerian rights groups on Monday pressed President Abdel-Aziz Bouteflika to open an independent inquiry into alleged

    Tuesday, June 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 151
  13. MIDDLE EAST: Evaluating Women's Freedom in the Middle East

    Last week Freedom House released their "Women's Rights in the Middle East" report, on the state of gender e

    Wednesday, March 31, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 911
  14. ALGERIA: Women Demand Expanded Rights in Algeria, Morocco

    Women's groups throughout the Maghreb are pushing to change national Family Codes, rejecting current legislation as i

    Friday, March 19, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 504
  15. EGYPT: Supreme Court Backs Women Judges

    Egypt's Constitutional Court backed the right of women judges to sit on the bench in the state's administrative court

    Monday, March 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 810
  16. Women's Rights in the Middle East and North Africa 2010

    In order to provide a detailed look at the conditions faced by women in the Middle East and understand the complex en

    Wednesday, March 3, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 294
  17. ALGERIA: When Women's Human Rights Defenders Face Political Non-state Actors

    There is a slow process within human rights organisations that started twenty years ago: it aims at fully incorporati

    Sunday, February 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 399