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  1. 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
  2. INTERNATIONAL: William Hague and Angelina Jolie to Lead Talks on Ending Sexual Violence in War Zones

    A global summit will be held in London next year to demand “justice and respect” for victims of wartime r

    Thursday, November 28, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 160
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  4. INTERNATIONAL: UN Adopts Landmark Resolution on Protecting Women Human Rights Defenders

    The adoption of the first-ever resolution on women human rights defenders by the United Nations General Assembly's Th

    Thursday, November 28, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 447
  5. SYRIA: Syrian Refugee Women Sexually Harassed in Lebanon- HRW

    Women refugees who escaped Syria's conflict to find sanctuary in neighbouring Lebanon have been sexually harassed by

    Wednesday, November 27, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 167
  6. Syria Conflict: Women Targets of Abuse and Torture

    Women in Syria are increasingly the targets of violent abuse and torture by government forces and armed groups.

    Tuesday, November 26, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 157
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. SYRIA: Rape Used as Weapon of War against Syria Women: Report

    Women in Syria have been raped in detention, used as human shields during military operations and kidnapped to pressu

    Monday, November 25, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 151
  10. PAKISTAN: Empower Young Women in Pakistan an Initiative by Monyati

    Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has teamed up once again with the Monyati Initiativ

    Monday, November 25, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 152
  11. INDIA: India Assault Inquiry Marks Shift in Attitudes to Women's Rights

    Indian police Sunday questioned witnesses in a sexual assault inquiry involving one of the country's most prominent j

    Monday, November 25, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 153
  12. INTERNATIONAL: UN Expresses Concern on International Day to End Violence Against Women

    Monday, November 25, is International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. The U.N.

    Monday, November 25, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 156
  13. SYRIA: Rape Used as Weapon of War Against Syria Women

    Women in Syria have been raped in detention, used as human shields during military operations and kidnapped to pressu

    Monday, November 25, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 159
  14. TOOLKIT: Center for Women's Global Leadership16 Days Campaign 2013

    From Peace in the Home to Peace in the World:Let's Challenge Militarism and End Violence Against Women!

    Monday, November 25, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 858
  15. Iraq (S/PV.7068)

    Monday, November 25, 2013
    Secretary General Reports91 693
  16. 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
  17. Democratic Republic of the Congo (S/PV.6873)

    Saturday, November 23, 2013
    Secretary General Reports91 727
  18. REPORT: Secretary-General Report on Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict (S/2013/689)

    The present report, submitted pursuant to the request contained in the statement by the President of the Security Cou

    Friday, November 22, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 867
  19. RWANDA: In Rwanda, Men Work to Change Attitudes and Confront Gender-Based Violence

    I wished for death to take me away, because my husband oppressed me,” recalls Berancille Mukabandora, who today

    Thursday, November 21, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 154
  20. Piecing the Bigger Picture: Men, Peace, and Security, Colombia Peace Talks, and Looking Ahead to 2015-- PeaceWomen E-News, November 2013

    Transformative change must be made piece by piece.

    If you have any difficult reading this newsletter in HTML,

    Thursday, November 21, 2013
    ENews91 140
  21. KOSOVO (S/2013/631)

    Tuesday, November 19, 2013
    Secretary General Reports91 566
  22. Middle East (S/PV.7063)

    Tuesday, November 19, 2013
    Secretary General Reports91 747
  23. UN-ACTION PLAN: Philippines Super Typhoon Response Gender Alert

    TAKING INTO ACCOUNT THE DIFFERENT NEEDS OF WOMEN, GIRLS, BOYS AND MEN MAKES HUMANITARIAN RESPONSE MORE EFFECT

    Monday, November 18, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 857
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  25. Central African Republic (S/2013/677)

    Friday, November 15, 2013
    Secretary General Reports91 849
  26. PHILIPPINES: Typhoon Haiyan: UK Aid Delivery Must Assess RIsk of Violence Against Women

    All UK partners delivering humanitarian aid to the Philippines are now required to assess the risk of violence agains

    Thursday, November 14, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 150
  27. Libya (S/PV.7059)

    Thursday, November 14, 2013
    Secretary General Reports91 715
  28. Lebanon (S/2013/650)

    Wednesday, November 13, 2013
    Secretary General Reports91 781
  29. 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
  30. INTERNATIONAL: Arab Spring Nations Backtrack on Women's Rights

    Arab women played a central role in the Arab Spring, but their hopes the revolts would bring greater freedom and expa

    Tuesday, November 12, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 147
  31. MIDDLE EAST: Government to Urge for Action to Protect Women and Girls in Emergency Situations

    The Government will urge for international action to protect women and girls from violence and sexual exploitation in

    Tuesday, November 12, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 148
  32. DATABASE: International Crimes Database (ICD)

    The Hague's Asser Institute launched its International Crimes Database (ICD) - “a new website that offers a com

    Tuesday, November 12, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 853
  33. Somalia (S/PV.705)

    Tuesday, November 12, 2013
    Secretary General Reports91 815
  34. SUDAN: Calls for Sudan to end flogging of women

    UN independent experts have urged Sudan to end flogging punishments for women accused of so called moral crimes, stre

    Monday, November 11, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 137
  35. Rwanda: Female Police Officers Vow to Prevent GBV

    Female Police officers have vowed to fight for the rights of women and girls in their respective areas of operation b

    Monday, November 11, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 144
  36. 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
  37. INDIA: In India, Activists Work to Change Mindsets and Empower other Women

    Ever since a young woman was brutally gang raped in New Delhi in 2012, the international media has focused on the cul

    Saturday, November 9, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 142
  38. Central African Republic: UN rights chief warns cycle of violence may 'spin out of control'

    The top United Nations human rights official warned today that the deteriorating violence in the Central African Repu

    Friday, November 8, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 136
  39. 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
  40. INTERNATIONAl: Empowering Women In Natural Resource Management Critical For Lasting Peace In War-Torn Countries, Says UN Report

    Giving women access to and control of natural resources such as land, water, forests and minerals is essential to ens

    Wednesday, November 6, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 135
  41. BURUNDI: Restoration of livelihoods and trauma healing in Burundi

    Working with others to make a difference

    Wednesday, November 6, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 138
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. ISRAEL: Israeli Feminists Launch Plan For Implementing Landmark UN Resolution

    A coalition of 30 Israeli feminist groups released "A Comprehensive Action Plan for the Application of United Se

    Friday, November 1, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 134
  46. Monthly Action Points (MAP) on Women, Peace and Security: November 2013

    PRESIDENCY OF THE SECURITY COUNCIL FOR NOVEMBER: CHINA

    Friday, November 1, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 851
  47. 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
  48. Monthly Action Points (MAP) for the Security Council: November 2013

    For November, in which China has the Security Council presidency, the MAP provides recommendations on the situations

    Friday, November 1, 2013
    Monthly Action Points91 241