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  1. UNITED STATES: Ending Sexual Violence in Conflict: Turning Commitment into Action

    Time and again, we hear horrific accounts of violence perpetrated against women in conflicts around the world.

    Monday, June 23, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 404
  2. CANADA:National News: NDP Works to End Violence Against Aboriginal Women

    The NDP is joining forces with the Native Women's Association of Canada (NWAC) to urge the Conservative government to

    Thursday, February 13, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 251
  3. USA: Women Break Male Perspective in Political Office

    During the 2012 race for the Iowa United States House of Representatives, there were 12 candidates running, one woman

    Friday, September 6, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 069
  4. USA: Combat: The Zone of Women's Liberation?

    Cynthia Enloe, Research Professor at Clark University has written the blog: Combat: The Zone of Women's Liberation?

    Monday, January 28, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 714
  5. USA: Casey Among U.S. Senators Meeting with Afghan Chief

    Democratic Sen.

    Thursday, January 10, 2013
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  6. AFGHANISTAN: Casey, Karzai Discuss Women's Rights

    Democratic Senator Bob Casey and a handful of other senators met with Afghan President Hamid Karzai in Washington, D.

    Thursday, January 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 737
  7. UNITED STATES: Black Women's Roundtable Unites a Diverse Group of Women Leaders and Organizations in Support of United Nations Ambassador Susan Rice

    A diverse group of women leaders and organizations have joined forces with the Black Women's Roundtable (BWR) to laun

    Wednesday, November 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 672
  8. UNITED STATES: Historic Gender Gap Rules: Women's Votes decisive in Presidential and Senate Races

    President Barack Obama won re-election with 55% of women's votes and 45% of men's votes for a decisive and historic 1

    Wednesday, November 7, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 644
  9. UNITED STATES: Women Running for Congress in Record Numbers

    Women are running for congress in record numbers this year.

    Wednesday, October 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 447
  10. UNITED STATES: Peace in the Land

    Now that world leaders have addressed the United Nations General Assembly, it's time to think about the role of globa

    Friday, September 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 449
  11. UNITED STATES: Breaking Barriers: What It Will Take To Achieve Security, Peace, and Justice

    It is my pleasure to join in welcoming you to the 10th annual Women PeaceMakers Program.

    Friday, September 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 450
  12. UNITED STATES: Fact Sheet: The Equal Futures Partnership And United States Commitments To Expand Women's Political And Ecomomic Participation

    While the world has made significant strides in expanding opportunity for women and girls, continued inequalities rem

    Monday, September 24, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 443
  13. UNITED STATES: Inclusive Security Resolves to Act

    Ambassador Swanee Hunt, chair of The Institute for Inclusive Security, announced the Institute's Commitment to Action

    Sunday, September 23, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 417
  14. UNITED STATES: Women's Voices Essential to Lasting Peace

    "Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called the children of God."

    Friday, September 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 415
  15. UNITED STATES: Ambassador Verveer Travels to Brussels To Meet With NATO on Women, Peace, and Security

    Melanne Verveer, Ambassador at Large for Global Women's Issues, will travel to Belgium on September 17 - 18, 2012, to

    Saturday, September 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 355
  16. UNITED STATES: Obama Appoints Record Number of Women Judges to Federal Bench

    On Monday, President Obama set the record for most women judges appointed to the federal bench in one term when Steph

    Wednesday, September 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 317
  17. UNITED STATES: U.S. Agencies Move to Implement National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security

    Two U.S. government agencies, the Department of State and the U.S.

    Thursday, September 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 320
  18. USA: Election of 65 Women into Senegal's 150-Member Parliament Excites Clinton

    On the first of her two-day visit to Senegal, US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton Wednesday hailed the incre

    Friday, August 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 257
  19. Women's Rights & U.S. Foreign Policy

    When I attended the first Summit of the Americas in Miami in 1994, only two female heads of state represented their c

    Thursday, July 26, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 674
  20. USA: Bridgewater Urges More Women to Take on Representational Politics

    United States Ambassador to Jamaica Pamela Bridgewater is hoping that more Jamaican women will take a greater role in

    Wednesday, July 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 220
  21. USA: Why U.S. Centers Foreign Policy on Women

    From the very beginning of his administration, President Barack Obama has put women at the heart of United States for

    Sunday, May 27, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 061
  22. USA: Our Commitment to Afghan Women

    Over the course of a decade and through the administrations of two presidents of different political parties, the Uni

    Tuesday, April 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 959
  23. USA: Americans Back Women In Combat, Poll Says

    In the 1970s and 1980s, one of the main arguments against ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment to the U.S.

    Monday, February 20, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 845
  24. USA/INTERNATIONAL: Women As Peacemakers – Activists Share Success Stories At Harvard Kennedy School

    When three women, including Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, an alumna of Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), rece

    Tuesday, February 14, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 820
  25. USA: U.S. Acts on Women, Peace and Security

    A new action plan opens far-reaching possibilities to improve the security of women and the world.

    Wednesday, February 1, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 731
  26. USA: Peace Through Gender

    IN 2002, women in Liberia helped bring an end to one of Africa's bloodiest wars by staging a series of peace protests

    Saturday, January 7, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 645
  27. USA: Clinton Says U.S. to Help Women Broker Peace

    The United States hopes to prevent and defuse conflicts by getting more women seated at negotiating tables around the

    Tuesday, December 20, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 582
  28. Women in International Peacekeeping Report

    By most measures, women are disproportionately underrepresented as peacekeepers and in the leadership of peacekeeping

    Thursday, December 15, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 545
  29. UNITED STATES: Senate Hearing on Women and Arab Spring Includes Discussion of CEDAW

    The US Senate Foreign Relations Committee held a joint subcommittee hearing on Wednesday on Women and the Arab Spring

    Friday, November 4, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 406
  30. Global Security: Through a Bosnian Lens

    October 25, 2011, 3:00pm-5:30pm EDT
    Reception to Follow

    Tuesday, October 25, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 511
  31. INTERNATIONAL: Women, War and Peace Debuts on PBS October 11

    This week in NY was the annual opening of the UN General Assembly where heads of states make their speeches.

    Monday, September 26, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 232
  32. WILPF US Policy Paper on US National Action Plans(NAP)

    Background
    Monday, September 26, 2011
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  35. UNITED STATES: U.S.-Netherlands Joint Statement on Supporting Women's Political Empowerment in Emerging Democracies

    Following their bilateral meeting in Washington, DC, on April 21, 2011, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and

    Thursday, April 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 626
  36. UNITED STATES: Deputy Administrator Announces New Program on Women's Participation in Peace Processes

    In a speech at Ahfad University for Women in Omdurman, Sudan, on April 9, USAID Deputy Administrator Donald Steinberg

    Tuesday, April 12, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 570
  37. UNITED STATES/MIDDLE EAST: Clinton Urges Backing for Women in Arab World

    US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Monday hailed a draft Senate resolution backing the rights of women in the A

    Monday, March 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 477
  38. UNITED STATES/SOUTH AMERICA: Clinton Says U.S. Should Elect Female Presidents

    On the eve of President Obama's first trip to South America, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton sang praises t

    Friday, March 18, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 435
  39. UNITED STATES: Clinton Announces Partnership Between State Dept., Women's Colleges

    Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has announced a new partnership between the U.S.

    Sunday, March 13, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 409
  40. UNITED STATES: U.S. Moves to Fulfill U.N. Resolution on Women, Peace, and Security

    USAID is playing a central role as the United States crafts a strategy to implement United Nations Security Council R

    Tuesday, March 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 391
  41. UNITED STATES: Presidential Proclamation for Women's History Month, 2011

    On February 28, 2011, the White House released President Obama's proclamation reaffirming March as Women's History Mo

    Wednesday, March 2, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 325
  42. UNITED STATES: U.S. Lags in Women Political Leaders; Groups try to Close Gaps

    Judging from her résumé, Leah Cox has the makings of a solid political candidate.

    Monday, February 14, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 241
  43. UNITED STATES/AFGHANISTAN: Trainers Aim to Increase Women's Role in Afghan Society

    Human rights has been a hot topic in Afghanistan since the Taliban's near-medieval treatment of Afghan girls and wome

    Wednesday, February 9, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 216
  44. UNITED STATES/AFGHANISTAN: CST: Afghanistan

    Two years ago, a small team of female Marines -- drivers, engineers, cooks and other specialists -- began conducting

    Tuesday, February 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 215
  45. UNITED STATES: Fix The System, Not The Women

    Despite a wide range of initiatives to support women scientists in their careers, considerable barriers remain, as sh

    Friday, January 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 076
  46. UNITED STATES: Young Describes Women's Role in Civil Rights

    Through intimate stories and details, former U.S.

    Thursday, January 20, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 078
  47. UNITED STATES: Clinton is Proving that a Feminist Foreign Policy is Possible – and Works

    Back in the heady days of 1970s feminism there was an argument that once women achieved political power, there would

    Monday, January 17, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 019
  48. UNITED STATES/MIDDLE EAST: Clinton: Women can be Force for Mideast Peace

    Women can be a major power in convincing Mideast leaders to agree to a comprehensive Arab-Israeli peace deal, U.S.

    Saturday, January 15, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 030
  49. UNITED STATES: Panel To Recommend Allowing Women In Combat

    A high-level military commission is set to recommend that the Pentagon reverse its long-standing policy that bars wom

    Thursday, January 13, 2011
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  50. LATIN AMERICA/US: Women Take Reins of Power in Latin America, but not in U.S.

    The inauguration of Brazil's first female president is a stark reminder that the United States lags far behind its La

    Thursday, January 13, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 003

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