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  1. INTERNATIONAL: Women in UN Peacekeeping: Groundbreakers Must Become Trendsetters

    Every day, women around the world are cracking glass ceilings.

    Tuesday, August 12, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 466
  2. LIBERIA: UN, Liberia Shining Light On Ending Violence Against Women

    On Tuesday July, 15, 2014, two of the United Nations System Agencies, the Joint Programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS) an

    Thursday, July 17, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 388
  3. RWANDA: Why Women Should Be At the Forefront of Waging Peace

    Last Sunday, President Paul Kagame met with Rwandan women of all walks of life to celebrate the country's 20th libera

    Thursday, July 10, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 437
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  5. INTERNATIONAL: Why Women Matter for Peace

    "It is now more dangerous to be a woman than to be a soldier in modern wars." These are not the words of a

    Tuesday, June 24, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 405
  6. NEPAL: Ban Seeks More Nepali Women Peacekeepers

    UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has urged Nepal to appoint more female peacekeepers so as to make UN peacekeeping mi

    Saturday, June 21, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 403
  7. INTERNATIONAL: UN: We Need Women Peacekeepers To Obtain Peace

    Obtaining stability and security in conflict zones could be as simple as getting more women involved in the peace pro

    Wednesday, June 11, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 353
  8. SOUTH SUDAN: Women Raped Under the Noses of UN Forces

    Emily was bitten, beaten and raped just a few hundred metres from the UN camp in South Sudan's capital, Juba.

    Tuesday, June 10, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 356
  9. SOLOMON ISLANDS: Leadership, Peace Training Ends

    The five days transformational leadership and character education for peaceful co-existence training ended successful

    Monday, June 2, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 340
  10. INTERNATIONAL: UN Chief Appoints First Woman To Command A UN Peacekeeping Force

    Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon appointed the first woman to command a United Nations peacekeeping force — a Norw

    Tuesday, May 13, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 308
  11. SIERRA LEONE: Sierra Leone Sends Women Peacekeepers to Somalia

    Sierra Leone is demonstrating that it understands the important role women can play as peacekeepers.

    Thursday, April 24, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 293
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  13. COLOMBIA: UK takes Campaign to Stop War-zone Rape to Colombia

    Britain's foreign minister William Hague has urged world leaders to make tackling and rape in armed conflicts a top g

    Tuesday, February 18, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 257
  14. SOUTH AFRICA: Women on the front lines

    The South African National Defence Force is the only military in Africa, and one of a few in the world that deploys f

    Monday, February 17, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 255
  15. IRAQ: Iraq Illegally Detains Thousands of Women, Tortures Many: HRW

    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi authorities are detaining thousands of women illegally and subjecting many to torture and i

    Thursday, February 6, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 231
  16. UNITED STATES OF AMERICA: Senators Kirk, Boxer Introduce Bill to Promote Women's Participation in International Conflict Resolution

    WASHINGTON--(ENEWSPF)--January 16, 2014. U.S. Senator Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) and U.S.

    Friday, January 17, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 206
  17. INTERNATIONAL: Women Need to Be Included in Syria's Peace Process

    Next month in Geneva, rebels will sit down to talk to representatives of President Bashar al-Assad's government about

    Wednesday, January 15, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 191
  18. EL SALVADOR: Corrected-Can Women Boost El Salvador's Fragile Gang Truce?

    With El Salvador's gang truce teetering on the brink, it's high time to get women involved in any peace negotiations

    Wednesday, January 15, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 192
  19. MIDDLE EAST: Aspirations of Women

    Aside from ushering in hitherto unprecedented changes, the Arab Spring also brought to the fore an unsaid aspect &mda

    Wednesday, January 15, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 195
  20. HAITI: The Safety of Haitian Girls and Women Should Be Our Goal

    This past Saturday marked three years since Haiti was stuck by a devastating earthquake.

    Tuesday, January 14, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 265
  21. SYRIA: Syrian activists say women must not be sidelined at peace talks

    GENEVA - Syrian activists said Monday that the voice of women from the war-ravaged nation must not be sidelined at pe

    Monday, January 13, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 194
  22. KOSOVO & AFGHANISTAN: Efforts to Develop a Gender Perspective in NATO-Led Operations Get Mixed Review

    A searching independent review finds that NATO and its operational partners have made ‘significant progress' in

    Wednesday, October 23, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 120
  23. 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
  24. New Research on Gender, Peace, and Security and the Implementation of UNSCR 1325

    The journal International Interactions has just published a special issue titled "A Systematic Understan

    Monday, September 16, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 101
  25. 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
  26. NIGERIA: Nigeria Launches UN's Action Plan on Women, Peace, Security

    NIGERIA is set to launch national action plan for full implementation of the United Nations' Security Council Resolut

    Monday, August 26, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 074
  27. RWANDA: RDF Officers Acquire Skills to Respond to Sexual Violence

    Fifty Rwanda Defence Forces (RDF) officers yesterday concluded a two-day course on "prevention and response to c

    Friday, August 16, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 048
  28. PAKISTAN: Pakistan India talks: Delhi Policy Group Chief Sees Hope for Peace Process

    Civil society activists in India are hopeful the government led by Nawaz Sharif will work towards improving ties with

    Tuesday, June 11, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 984
  29. SRI LANKA: Sri Lankan Activist Conferred Peace Award

    The first Didi Nirmala Deshpande South Asian Peace and Justice Award for 2013 has been conferred on Sunila Abeysekera

    Saturday, May 25, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 966
  30. LEBANON: Women Play Increasingly Vital Role in Peace Missions

    Along the border of Israel and Lebanon, female peacekeepers are playing a vital role in the United Nations unit that

    Monday, March 11, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 848
  31. PAKISTAN: Pakistan Should Include More Women for UN Peacekeeping Mission

    Former Special Representative of UN Secretary General and Head of Mission in Liberia Ellen Margrethe Loej has urged P

    Thursday, February 7, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 782
  32. INTERNATIONAL: UN Chief Calls for More Women's Participation in Peacekeeping

    Countries have been urged to provide key military assets and more women staff to serve at United Nations peacekeeping

    Monday, January 28, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 758
  33. FINLAND: More Women to Train as Peacekeepers?

    Finland wants to make it easier for women to enter peacekeeping forces, but this could mean loosening physical fitnes

    Tuesday, January 22, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 753
  34. LEBANON: Malaysian Female Peacekeepers Head to Lebanon

    Ten female soldiers from Malaysia are expected in Lebanon on Tuesday to serve for six months with the Malaysian conti

    Monday, January 14, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 727
  35. Liberia: Indian Police Officers Commended

    The Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG), Ms.

    Friday, January 11, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 722
  36. COTE D'IVOIRE/RWANDA: Women Join Ivory Coast Peacekeepers

    A group of 15 policewomen became the first all-women team to deploy with the U.N.

    Monday, December 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 696
  37. RWANDA/COTE D'IVOIRE: UN Commends Rwandan Women Peacekeepers in Ivory Coast

    The United Nations police adviser, Ann-Marie Orler, has welcomed the arrival of Rwanda's female police contingent in

    Sunday, December 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 689
  38. AFRICA: More Women Needed in Peacekeeping Missions

    The Senior Police Advisor to the Eastern Africa Standby Force (EASFCOM), Torbjorn Sande, has called on regional count

    Wednesday, October 31, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 582
  39. INTERNATIONAL: All-Female Peacekeeping Unit Highlights Role of Women in Facilitating Peace and Security

    With today's challenges, UN peacekeepers continue to play an essential role in furthering global peace and stability.

    Wednesday, October 31, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 595
  40. AFGHANISTAN: Women Soldiers' Role in Afghan Frontline Villages Caught on Camera

    The decade-long war in Afghanistan has been the focus of countless books and exhibitions, but there is one view of th

    Friday, October 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 562
  41. MACEDONIA: Balkan Women a Key Factor for Peace Building

    "I have been always interested in helicopters and planes," Matic said.

    Tuesday, October 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 512
  42. RWANDA: More Women Heed Call for Peacekeeping

    For the past few years, Rwanda has been making global headlines for its outstanding role in providing the much-needed

    Tuesday, October 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 480
  43. PAKISTAN: Building a Bridge

    Peace building efforts between India and Pakistan are not for bilateral talks at the diplomatic level alone.

    Wednesday, September 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 297
  44. INTERNATIONAL: AFRICOM's Women, Peace and Security Conference Ends

    United States Africa Command's Women, Peace and Security - Lessons Learned in Peacekeeping conference concluded Augus

    Thursday, August 30, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 285
  45. NEPAL: Implementing Locally – Inspiring Globally: 1325 Localization in Nepal

    GNWP is back in Nepal for part two of its Localization and United Nations Security Council Resolutions 1325 and 1820

    Friday, August 24, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 292
  46. CONGO-KINSHASA: UN Official Condemns Sexual Violence By Renegade Soldiers

    A United Nations official today condemned the sexual violence in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) r

    Thursday, July 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 233
  47. TIMOR-LESTE: Peacekeeping Drawdown Begins

    The United Nations Integrated Mission (UNMIT) in Timor-Leste began in 2006 after a mutiny by soldiers and a breakdown

    Thursday, July 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 393
  48. WEST AFRICA: Sexual Exploitation and Abuse 10 Years On

    How much has really changed since NGO Save the Children, and the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) published a report that sh

    Wednesday, July 4, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 193
  49. KURDISTAN: Female Army Officer Wants Peace

    The video for this story, from the Women and War series, can be viewed

    Wednesday, June 20, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 154
  50. NEPAL: Women and Security in Nepal: New Film Highlights the Importance of Female Police Officers

    Inspired by real life events, Saferworld has produced a short film showing the important role women in Nepal can play

    Tuesday, May 29, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 064

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