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  1. Pre 2015 News Archive66 161
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. INTERNATIONAL: Sexual and Gender-Based Violence: Acknowledging the Issue Is not Enough

    The issue of sexual and gender-based violence in conflict and crisis has been featured prominently among scholars, or

    Tuesday, October 29, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 128
  6. SOLOMON ISLANDS: Solomon Men Learning Wisely to Respect Women

    In the Solomon Islands in the south-west Pacific, where two in three of the estimated female population of 252,000 ha

    Monday, October 28, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 118
  7. Democratic Republic of the Congo (S/2013/569)

    Monday, October 21, 2013
    Secretary General Reports91 725
  8. 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
  9. REPORT: Women and Conflict in Afghanistan

    Executive Summary

    Monday, October 14, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 844
  10. Somalia (S/2013/606)

    Monday, October 14, 2013
    Secretary General Reports91 813
  11. 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
  12. NICARAGUA: Nicaraguan Law Update 'Piles Pressure on Women to Face Abusers'

    Thousands of women in Nicaragua have taken to the streets to protest against legal changes that could push female vic

    Friday, September 27, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 091
  13. MYANMAR: Burma Support Withheld on UN Pledge to End Sexual Violence

    Burma's government has not supported a declaration launched on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly this week to

    Thursday, September 26, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 094
  14. LATIN AMERICA: Violence Against Women in Latin America Everyday Aggression

    Laws to punish domestic violence are too often honoured in the breach

    Saturday, September 21, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 225
  15. HAITI: Haiti PM Seeks Legislation to Protect Privacy of Rape Victims

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (sentinel.ht) - On Tuesday, Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe said he would be supporting the draf

    Wednesday, September 18, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 067
  16. AFGHANISTAN: Woman Police Officer Survives Violent Assassination Attempt

    Only a few months ago following the killing of First Lieutenant Isla Bibi, her female police force replacement Second

    Tuesday, September 17, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 078
  17. INTERNATIONAL: NATO: Women 'firmly on our agenda'

    Thirteen years after the U.N.

    Wednesday, September 4, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 059
  18. SAUDI ARABIA: Saudi Arabia Passes Law Against Domestic Violence

    Saudi Arabia has passed legislation aimed at protecting women, children and domestic staff against domestic abuse, a

    Thursday, August 29, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 054
  19. Security Council Open Debate on the Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict, August 2013

    OVERVIEW

    On Monday, August 19th, 2013, the Security Council held an Open Debate on the Protection of Civilian

    Monday, August 19, 2013
    Security Council Debate87 221
  20. 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
  21. LIBERIA: Human Trafficking On the Rise in Liberia, Mother Sells Daughter for L$120,000.00

    A mother of a three year old baby identified as Kadiatu Momoh Sheriff, a resident of Mobi Village in Sierra Leone has

    Thursday, August 15, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 046
  22. SOUTH AFRICA: South Africa Reinstates Rape Courts

    The South African government announced this week that it will reintroduce 22 sexual offences courts by the end of 201

    Wednesday, August 14, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 044
  23. REPORT: Overview of the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's Report on the Responsibility to Protect; State Responsibility and Prevention

    The Secretary-General released an advanced English copy of the Report to Member States in mid-July, and is expected t

    Wednesday, August 14, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 828
  24. SOMALIA: 'Women Carry Axes' for Safety At Mogadishu's Liido Beach

    As Mogadishu's Liido beach became a popular spot, where young men and women are predominant during the holidays, wome

    Saturday, August 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 043
  25. SOMALIA: Rape and Injustice: The Woman Breaking Somalia's Wall of Silence

    Inside a brightly painted Mogadishu clinic, Salim (not her real name) sits alongside her seven-year-old son, waiting

    Tuesday, August 6, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 033
  26. SIERRA LEONE: Sierra Leone Women in Protest March over High Rape Cases

    Hundreds of women Thursday marched along the streets of the Sierra Leonean capital, Freetown, to protest against an i

    Friday, August 2, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 035
  27. AUSTRALIA: New Asylum Policy Puts Women at Greater Risk of Violence

    The Labor government's changes to immigration policy show a singular focus on stopping people seeking asylum in Austr

    Wednesday, July 24, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 026
  28. Security Council Debate87 217
  29. INTERNATIONAL: U.N. Deploys Women Protection Advisers to Curb Sexual Violence

    Despite the United Nations' "zero tolerance" policy against sexual violence, there has been a rash of gende

    Tuesday, July 16, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 011
  30. EGYPT: Women's Voices Must Be Heard Without Threat of Violence - UN Official

    A senior United Nations official today stressed the need to ensure women can make their voices heard in Egypt without

    Wednesday, July 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 004
  31. UGANDA: Cops Lack Skills in Gender-Related Cases, Says Judge

    The Police lack necessary to handle gender-related issues, Justice David Batema, has said.

    Thursday, July 4, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 997
  32. BRIEF: Realizing Commitments to Women, Peace and Security in Southeast Asia

    In June 2013, AP R2P released a new policy brief in the third volume of its policy brief series in 2013.

    Monday, July 1, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 817
  33. Security Council Open Debate on Children and Armed Conflict, June 2013

    Overview

    On Monday June 17th, 2013, the Security Council held a debate on Children in Armed Conflict (CAAC).

    Monday, June 17, 2013
    Security Council Debate87 216
  34. INTERNATIONAL: States Accountable for Investigating and Preventing Violence against Women – UN Expert

    An independent United Nations human rights expert has stressed the need to hold States accountable not only for inves

    Monday, June 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 981
  35. PAKISTAN: Rural Women Want Land Right, Jobs, Protection Against Violence

    Rural Women demands right to land, employment quota for rural women, protection of violence against women and a compr

    Sunday, June 2, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 973
  36. ITALY: Italy to Reduce Violence Against Women

    The issue of Italy's rising tide of violence against women has been in the spotlight with a raft of headline-grabbing

    Wednesday, May 29, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 970
  37. LIBYA: HRW Calls on Libya to Protect Women's Rights

    The end of Moammar Gadhafi's 40-year rule in 2011 was a watershed moment for women, said a new report from Human Righ

    Monday, May 27, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 967
  38. REPORT: A Revolution for All: Women's Rights in the New Libya

    This 40-page report highlights key steps that Libya should take to meet its international obligations by firmly rejec

    Monday, May 27, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 808
  39. STUDY: Study on Ways and Methods to Eliminate Sexual Harassment in Egypt

    This first widespread governmental study on sexual harassment in Egypt has revealed that an astounding 99.3 per cent

    Thursday, May 23, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 812
  40. NORTH AFRICA: Maghreb Women Evaluate Post-Arab Spring Progress

    Maghreb women have made many strides towards improved rights, but governments and social pressure continue to stand i

    Monday, May 6, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 943
  41. INDIA: Women Hit Back at India's Rape Culture

    The male tormentor of the young women of the Madiyav slum did not spot the danger until it was too late.

    Saturday, April 6, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 919
  42. INDIA: Three Indian Brothers Feted By the US for Empowering Indian Women

    Three Indian brothers, Ravi, Rishi, and Nishi Kant have received the prestigious Vital Voices Global leadership award

    Friday, April 5, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 911
  43. DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO: Congo Promises Action on Mass Rapes in Eastern Town -U.N.

    The Democratic Republic of Congo has promised to bring a group of suspected mass rapists to justice after the United

    Tuesday, April 2, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 898
  44. PALESTINE: Women Demand Protection Under Law

    Dozens of women protested Tuesday ouside Prime Minister Salam Fayyad's Ramallah office demanding the adaptation for l

    Tuesday, March 26, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 877
  45. PERU: IOM Peru, Ministry of Women and Vulnerable Populations Sign Cooperation Agreement

    IOM Peru and the Ministry of Women and Vulnerable Populations this week signed a cooperation agreement that will allo

    Tuesday, March 26, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 897
  46. LIBYA: Libya Urged to Adopt UN Report on Violence Against Women

    Several Libyan organisations fighting for women's rights held a demo on Thursday morning against deteriorating human

    Monday, March 25, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 873
  47. EGYPT: Rise in Sexual Assaults in Egypt Sets Off Clash Over Blame

    The sheer number of women sexually abused and gang raped in a single public square had become too big to ignore.

    Monday, March 25, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 875
  48. IRAQ: Was Life for Iraqi Women Better Under Saddam?

    In March 2004, President George W.

    Tuesday, March 19, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 872
  49. CSW 57: Activists Welcome Hard-fought UN Agreement on Women's Rights

    UN officials and activists expressed relief and delight over news that an agreement had been reached at this year's C

    Saturday, March 16, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 860
  50. INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY: Who Inspires You?

    March 8 marks the 100th anniversary of International Women's Day, a celebration of the economic, political and social

    Friday, March 8, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 856

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