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  1. MEXICO: Ciudad Juarez: Finally, Steps Towards Justice

    Violence, including human rights violations, has been increasing in Mexico, and women's rights have suffered blow aft

    Friday, December 18, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 505
  2. DRC: Violence in the Congo

    The UN Security Council faces a Srebrenica moment when it votes on December 21st to renew the mandate for MONUC, its

    Thursday, December 17, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 613
  3. DRC: Congo Might Expel UN Officials in Dispute Over War, Envoy Says

    The Democratic Republic of Congo might expel leaders of the United Nations peacekeeping mission in retaliation for
    Tuesday, December 15, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 612
  4. HONDURAS: Obama: Stand up for Women's Rights in Honduras

    Repercussions from this summer's coup in Honduras are far from over.

    Monday, December 14, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 923
  5. ZIMBABWE: More Needs to Be Done to Safeguard Women's Rights'

    Why are you raping us and raping kids? If you cannot propose, come to us women, we will connect you.

    Friday, December 11, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 510
  6. ZIMBABWE: Mugabe Orchestrated Rape - AIDS-Free World report

    "When the tenth man finished raping me they said they were going to rape my daughter.

    Thursday, December 10, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 511
  7. DRC: Level of Brutality Against Women and Girls in Congo Increasing; UN Must Do More To Protect Them

    Women and girls in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo are experiencing increasingly brutal sexual assaults and the

    Thursday, December 10, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 576
  8. ZIMBABWE: Video Testimonials Document Politically Motivated Sexual Violence in Zimbabwe

    According to the Zimbabwe Rape Survivors Association, during last year's highly contested presidential election an es

    Thursday, December 10, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 481
  9. INTERNATIONAL: UN Women's Treaty Weakened By Slew of Reservations

    A landmark UN treaty on women's rights, which will be 30 years old next week, is in danger of being politically under

    Wednesday, December 9, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 695
  10. BURMA: Peace-building Workshops Help Burmese Women

    The stories coming from Burmese and ethnic minority women along the border with Thailand are difficult to listen to.

    Wednesday, December 9, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 301
  11. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Women Among 'Worst Off' In World

    Afghan women are among the worst off in the world, violence against them is "endemic" and Afghanistan's gov

    Monday, December 7, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 649
  12. AFGHANISTAN: Gov't and Donors Fail to Protect Women's Rights

    Attention over the past week has focused on United States President Barack Obama's decision to "surge" t

    Monday, December 7, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 650
  13. AFGHANISTAN: Keep Promises to Afghan Women

    Eight years after the fall of the Taliban, women and girls suffer high levels of violence and discrimination and have

    Sunday, December 6, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 651
  14. BURMA: US Women's Issues Envoy Seeks Junta Accountability

    The US Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer said on Saturday that Burma's military junta mus

    Saturday, December 5, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 696
  15. EAST AFRICA: Sexual Abuse Highest in East Africa

    Cases of gender-based sexual violence are higher in the Great Lakes region than any other part of the world, regional

    Thursday, December 3, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 552
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  17. PHILIPPINES: Philippine Police Probe Says Women Possibly Raped Before Massacre

    Philippine police investigators on Thursday said five women might have been raped before they were ki

    Thursday, December 3, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 604
  18. INTERNATIONAL: Women Still Suffer Discrimination 30 Years After Global Treaty Banned it – UN Chief

    Thirty years after an international treaty banning discrimination against women came into force, women and girls are

    Thursday, December 3, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 697
  19. LATIN AMERICA: Media-Latin America: Women Deserve Better Press

    "The press will change when they cease to report exclusively from a masculine point of view," Peru's deputy

    Monday, November 30, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 520
  20. AFGHANISTAN: Rape in Afghanistan a Profound Problem

    Rape in Afghanistan is under-reported, concealed and a human rights problem of "profound proportions", the

    Monday, November 30, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 652
  21. PHILIPPINES: Philippine Official Says Victims Were Sexually Mutilated

    Most or all of the 22 women among the 57 people massacred Monday in the southern Philippines were sexually mutilated,

    Saturday, November 28, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 605
  22. SOUTH AFRICA: 'There Is A Sense Of Vindication'

    Born in a squatter camp in Orlando East and raised by a single mother; working in a factory while completing secondar

    Thursday, November 26, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 513
  23. GUINEA-BISSAU: At Least 100 Women Raped in Guinea Crackdown

    Guinean soldiers raped at least 100 women during a crackdown on protesters in September, a human righ

    Thursday, November 26, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 579
  24. PHILIPPINES: Mindanao Women Outraged over Maguindanao Carnage

    Calling it as bestial act, Mindanao women expressed their outrage over the Maguindanao massacre where innocent civili

    Thursday, November 26, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 606
  25. GUATEMALA: Putting an End to Violence Against Women in Guatemala

    This country was selected due to the growing violence against women, with the aim to give this issue more attention a

    Wednesday, November 25, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 521
  26. INTERNATIONAL: UN Officials Urge Intensified Efforts to Eliminate Violence Against Women

    Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon led a chorus of United Nations officials today in calling on the international communit

    Wednesday, November 25, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 699
  27. INTERNATIONAL: UNHCR Chief Reiterates Commitment to Prevention of Sexual Violence

    UN High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres stressed on Wednesday that his agency was fully committed t

    Wednesday, November 25, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 701
  28. INTERNATIONAL: UN Pledges Millions to Fight Violence Against Women

    The United Nations announced Tuesday $10.5 million in new grants to bolster international efforts to end violence aga

    Wednesday, November 25, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 702
  29. INTERNATIONAL: Women Nobel Peace Laureates & Women's Rights Leaders Urge Secretary of State Clinton to Condemn Violence Against Women in Honduras

    More than 175 human rights and feminist leaders--including three Nobel Peace Prize winners and leaders of national an

    Tuesday, November 24, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 703
  30. INTERNATIONAL: Ban Launches New Network of Men Leaders to Combat Violence Against Women

    Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today marked the 10th anniversary of the International Day for the Elimination of Viole

    Tuesday, November 24, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 704
  31. LATIN AMERICA: Gender-based Violence Represents Threat to Human Security

    Latin America and the Caribbean is a dangerous place for women.

    Monday, November 23, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 522
  32. INTERNATIONAL: Three Decades of Progress on Women's Rights, but Major Obstacles to Equality Persist

    In Cameroon it was used to bring justice to village women suffering rape and other physical abuse from their husbands

    Monday, November 23, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 705
  33. SUDAN: Women's Group Questions Rules Behind Sudan ‘Trousers Case' Crackdown

    A women's advocacy network recently highlighted Sudanese women's rights with a presentation to an African human right

    Sunday, November 22, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 006
  34. LIBERIA: "The New War is Rape"

    In Liberia rape survivors are increasingly speaking up and seeking help as awareness of rights increa

    Thursday, November 19, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 582
  35. SOMALIA: Somali Woman Stoned for Adultery

    A 20-year-old woman divorcee accused of committing adultery in Somalia has been stoned to death by Islamists in fr

    Wednesday, November 18, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 483
  36. IRAN: Woman who Fled After Iran's Summer Unrest Tells of 'Revenge' Attack in Turkey

    A woman who fled Iran after alleging that she had been raped in detention during its post-election upheaval has repor

    Tuesday, November 17, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 547
  37. CENTRAL AMERICA: Gender-based Violence, the Hidden Face of Insecurity

    Gender-based violence and sexual abuse are serious public security problems in Central America, and Nicaragua is no e

    Monday, November 16, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 523
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  39. INTERNATIONAL: Money in Her Hands: Funding Survivors of HIV/AIDS, Violence Against Women and Conflict

    What if funding was given directly to women survivors of HIV/AIDS, violence against women and conflict?

    Thursday, November 12, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 709
  40. SUDAN: Expulsions Hit Darfur Rape Victims: Aid Groups

    Rape victims in Sudan's Darfur region have lost vital medical and psychological support since Khartoum expelled aid a

    Wednesday, November 11, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 484
  41. GUINEA: Mobile Phones Report Rapes in Guinea

    On September 28, 2009, self-proclaimed president Captain Moussa Dadis Camara's troops raped and murdered at least 157

    Wednesday, November 11, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 584
  42. NICARAGUA: Police Harassment and Detention of Women Rights Defenders

    On 30 October 2009, women human rights defenders Ms Patricia Orozco, Ms Lorna Norori and Ms Ana Eveling Orozco, were

    Friday, November 6, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 525
  43. PERU: Cuzco Women Stand Up to Violence

    For tourists and other visitors, Cuzco has a special fascination as the ancient capital of the Inca empire.

    Wednesday, November 4, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 526
  44. DRC: Sexual Violence Prevention and Re-integration Funding

    While medical and psychological care are being provided to survivors of sexual violence in eastern Democratic Republi

    Wednesday, November 4, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 548
  45. WEST AFRICA: Guinea Rapes Test U.N.'s Stronger Promises to Women

    Nine years ago tomorrow, the U.N.
    Friday, October 30, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 586
  46. INTERNATIONAL: The New UN Special Representative on Women in Armed Conflict Should Be a Woman

    The United Nations Security Council on 30 September unanimously adopted Resolution 1888 mandating the Secretary Gener

    Friday, October 30, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 713
  47. PHILIPPINES: Women's Rights Laws in Place

    Wednesday, October 28, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 608
  48. BOLIVIA: Politics, a Risky Business for Women

    Taking an active part in politics in Bolivia can be a hazardous undertaking.

    Tuesday, October 27, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 528
  49. COLOMBIA: Sexual Violence as Weapon of War

    Sexual violence is used as a weapon of war in Colombia by all parties in the country's longstanding armed conflict, a

    Wednesday, October 21, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 529
  50. DRC: Photos of Congo Sex Abuse Travel the U.S.

    Last summer, news in the United States that Jaycee Dugard had been kept in captivity in Antioch, Calif., for 18 years

    Tuesday, October 20, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 547

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