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  1. Cyprus (S/2013/781)

    Monday, December 30, 2013
    Secretary General Reports91 765
  2. REPORT: Ensuring the Effective Participation and Rights of Women in the Syrian Peace and Mediation Process

    The effective participation of women and attention to women's rights issues is a critical element in achieving a just

    Saturday, December 28, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 863
  3. ALGERIA: Promoting Women's Participation In Elected Assemblies, A Top Priority

    The promotion of women's participation in elected assemblies will remain among the top priorities of the authorities,

    Tuesday, December 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 173
  4. INDIA: Indian Capital Elects Only Three Women to its Parliament

    Only three women won seats in the Indian capital's 70-member assembly in recent elections, showing women continue to

    Monday, December 9, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 170
  5. Women, Disarmament, Non-proliferation and Arms Control (68/33)

    General Assembly resolution adopted on 5 December 2013 on the report of the First Committee titled "Women, Disar

    Monday, December 9, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 925
  6. BURUNDI: Remembering Nelson Mandela's Work To Bring Women To The Table During Peace Talks In Burundi

    As civil war raged in Burundi since the 1996 outbreak of armed conflict between ethnic Tutsi and Hutu groups, in his

    Friday, December 6, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 175
  7. SYRIA: Syrian Refugee Women Have Key Role to Play in Country's Future- UN Official

    Syrian refugee women have a key role to play in shaping the future of their war-torn homeland, the protection chief o

    Wednesday, December 4, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 168
  8. COLOMBIA: UN Agency Welcomes Selection of two Female Negotiators for Colombia's Peace Talks

    The United Nations entity tasked with advancing gender equality today applauded the appointment of two women to the t

    Friday, November 29, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 176
  9. AFGHANISTAN: UK Gives £18.5 Million to Lift Afghan Women's Poll Presence

    Britain will give £18.5 million to Afghanistan to help more Afghan women take part in the presidential election

    Tuesday, November 26, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 158
  10. COLOMBIA: Women, War and Peace: Colombian Women Demand Truth and Justice

    November 16 marked an important change in Colombia's peace negotiations -President Juan Manuel Santos announced that

    Tuesday, November 26, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 163
  11. INDONESIA: Women Eye Larger Repsentation in 2014 Polls

    Women's activists in Bali are calling for female representation at the upcoming legislative election to push more wom

    Saturday, November 23, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 155
  12. SYRIA: Syrian Women Suffer Inside Their Country and Out

    Some Syrians say outrage over the sentencing of a teenage girl was a spark that started the country's two-and-a-half

    Tuesday, November 12, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 146
  13. MYANMAR: Nationwide Forum Focuses on Women in Leadership Roles

    The Nationwide Women Forum on Peace, Security and Development, jointly organized by women's human rights organization

    Monday, November 11, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 145
  14. INDIA: Pass Reservation Bill in Winter Session: Women's Groups

    Women's rights groups Friday demanded passage of the women's reservation bill in the winter session of parliament, sa

    Friday, November 8, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 143
  15. COLOMBIA: Breaking News from the Peace Table in Havana

    Breaking News from the Peace Table in Havana

    November 6, 2013

    Wednesday, November 6, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 139
  16. LIBYA: Women's Political Participation in Libya: Progress and Pitfalls

    As Libya transitions to democracy, major decisions are being made that will impact the nation's future.

    Wednesday, November 6, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 140
  17. INTERNATIONAL: U.N Urged to Practice What It Preaches on Gender

    Amidst a rise in sexual violence in the world's war zones, the United Nations has begun appointing women to head some

    Tuesday, November 5, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 141
  18. REPORT: Women and Natural Resources: Unlocking the Peacebuilding Potential

    Published jointly by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the United Nations Entity for Gender Equity and

    Friday, November 1, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 852
  19. RWANDA: East Africa: President Kagame Discusses ICC, FDLR, EAC Integration, Women Majority in Parliament and More At Press Briefing

    Rwanda's new parliament was seated this month, with higher female representation than any other country in the world

    Wednesday, October 30, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 127
  20. AFGHANISTAN: Afghanistan's First Female Rapper Upbeat on Future

    In a country where women's' rights are still fiercely contested, Soosan Firooz has added a strong new voice to the de

    Tuesday, October 29, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 125
  21. NEPAL: In Polls, an Uphill Battle for Women

    If history is anything to go by, women candidates fielded by the three major parties—UCPN (Maoist), Nepali Cong

    Monday, October 28, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 124
  22. PAKISTAN: Women's Role in Democracy Pivotal

    The role of women in politics of the country from the platform of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PMLN) was filled

    Sunday, October 27, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 122
  23. BOSNIA HERZEGOVINA: Fighting to make Bosnia-Herzegovina's constitution acknowledge women

    Fighting to make Bosnia-Herzegovina's constitution acknowledge women

    Friday, October 25, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 131
  24. ISRAEL: Israeli Media Discriminate Against Women in Politics

    A group of women journalists has investigated for five months the attitude of the Israeli media toward women in polit

    Friday, October 25, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 132
  25. COLOMBIA: National Summit of Women for Peace Starts in Colombia

    About 400 Colombian women, representing all the political sectors, ethnic groups and organizations in the country wil

    Wednesday, October 23, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 097
  26. INTERNATIONAL: UN Passes New Resolution on Women's Role in Peace Processes

    A new UN resolution to reiterate the importance of women's involvement in conflict prevention, resolution and peace-b

    Monday, October 21, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 119
  27. Report of the Twelfth Session of the Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean

    Friday, October 18, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 016
  28. RWANDA: East Africa: President Kagame Discusses ICC, FDLR, EAC Integration, Women Majority in Parliament and More At Press Briefing

    President Paul Kagame said that Rwanda had already expressed a strong opinion on the International Criminal Court (IC

    Tuesday, October 15, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 108
  29. INTERNATIONAL: End Sexual Violence In War Zones

    Half a million women were raped during the Rwandan genocide.

    Monday, October 14, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 110
  30. RWANDA: We Should Support Efforts to End Rape in Conflict

    BY GITURA MWAURA, 10 OCTOBER 2013

    ANALYSIS

    Thursday, October 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 106
  31. GUATEMALA: One Woman's Campaign Against Violent Crime and Corruption

    Claudia Paz y Paz has a tough job as the first female attorney general in Guatemala, one of the most violent countrie

    Tuesday, October 8, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 102
  32. Watering the Leaves, Starving the Roots: The Status of Financing for Women's Rights Organizing and Gender Equality

    The report, Watering the Leaves, Starving the Roots: The Status of Financing for Women's Rights Organizing and Ge

    Sunday, October 6, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs96 767
  33. LIBYA: The Draft Constitution Aside, Libyans Aren't Enjoying Equal Rights

    By Ronald Bruce St. John

    Friday, October 4, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 104
  34. SYRIA: Syria's Ladies In Waiting: Will a Woman Lead Nation?

    The modern Arab world has never known a female leader, and against all odds, Syria may be the country where it happen

    Friday, October 4, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 114
  35. INDONESIA: Minister Calls for More Female Legislators in Eastern Indonesia

    Female representation in the legislature remains low, especially in the eastern part of Indonesia, despite increases

    Friday, October 4, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 117
  36. Women's Agency in Peace Building: Gender Relations in Post-Conflict Reconstruction

    Although there is a growing body of feminist discourse establishing that war and peace are gendered activities, and c

    Tuesday, October 1, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs92 451
  37. RWANDA: Rwanda: World Bank Lauds Sub-Sahara Africa On Women Economic Empowerment

    Women in Rwanda are at the centre of the country's development agenda, thanks to recent law reforms, MP-elect Esperan

    Friday, September 27, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 111
  38. REPORT: UN-NGLS Launches Advancing Regional Recommendations Post-2015 Consultation Report

    UN-NGLS is pleased to announce the publication of its report Advancing Regional Recommendations for the Post-2015 Dev

    Friday, September 27, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 823
  39. MYANMAR: No Woman, No Peace

    Never mind the fact that Myanmar's most famous person is a woman—Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi.

    Wednesday, September 25, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 093
  40. SE EUROPE: Women's Role in Building Effective Defence Institutions in Southeastern Europe

    Around 25 experts addressed the role of women in promoting transparency, accountability and integrity in the

    Wednesday, September 25, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 099
  41. Japan Joins International Group To Improve Status Of Women

    Japan joined the Equal Futures Partnership, a U.S.-led multilateral initiative to increase political and economic par

    Monday, September 23, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 081
  42. Zimbabwe Lawyers say Police Breach New Constitution, disperse Women Activists, ban Peace March

    The new constitution, adopted ahead of the July elections, guarantees freedoms to demonstrate and gather, said Zimbab

    Friday, September 20, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 085
  43. MYANMAR: Historic Women's Forum to Be Held in Burma

    An exile women's rights group will for the first time co-host an event in Burma when the Women's Forum (Burma/Myanmar

    Thursday, September 19, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 056
  44. ISRAEL: Israeli NGOs Demand Greater Role For Women in National Security

    In February 1997, four residents of the north who were mothers of soldiers then serving in Lebanon established a prot

    Wednesday, September 18, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 055
  45. YEMEN: Group Urges Yemen to Protect Women's Rights in New Constitution

    An international human rights group is urging Yemen to ensure that its new constitution has adequate protections for

    Tuesday, September 17, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 066
  46. Power, Empowerment and Violence against Women, Study Violence as backlash against womens activism

    How best can international development agencies and indigenous NGOs support the efforts of women in the countries whe

    Monday, September 16, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 077
  47. LIBERIA/INDIA: Indian Women Peacekeepers Inspire Liberian Women

    New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS): An all-women police unit provided by India, as part of a UN peacekeeping force, inspired ma

    Thursday, September 12, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 076
  48. CAMEROON: Women in Politics

    On a sunny day in early May, in Ndu, northwest Cameroon, a group of women, many of whom have taken the day off from w

    Monday, September 9, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 071
  49. ISRAEL: Women Playing Key Roles in Israeli Politics

    Thirty-seven women expect to run for mayor or head of local councils in municipal elections to be held on Oct.

    Sunday, September 8, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 070
  50. SCW Takes Part in a Women Political Empowerment Project in Abu Dhabi

    The Secretariat-General of the Supreme Council for Women (SCW) took part in a training project on raising awareness o

    Friday, September 6, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 063

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