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  1. HAITI: Haiti's Women Given More Protection in Camps

    The protection of women and girls in camps for people displaced by the earthquake which devastated Haiti last January

    Friday, December 31, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 930
  2. PERU: Decades On, Women Remain Last in Line for Justice

    Investigations of the raping of women in the 1980s during Peru's counterinsurgency war have ground to a halt, even th

    Monday, December 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 897
  3. GUATEMALA: Women Make Inroads in Key Positions of Power

    GUATEMALA CITY, Dec 27, 2010 (IPS) - Guatemala, it seems, is trying out a new image.

    Monday, December 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 942
  4. CANADA/AFGHANISTAN: Focus Future Afghan efforts on Women, Report Urges

    A new Senate committee urges the government to put women's rights in Afghanistan at the top of its priority list for

    Thursday, December 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 838
  5. CANADA/AFGHANISTAN: Put Women in Afghan Army, Senate Report Says

    Canada should threaten to withhold aid to Afghanistan unless women are fully included in the peace process and push f

    Thursday, December 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 853
  6. UNITED STATES: Women Veterans Sue Pentagon For Information on Military Rape

    Rape, sexual assault and sexual harassment "occur nearly twice as often within military ranks as they do within

    Wednesday, December 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 825
  7. MEXICO: Ciudad Juarez- Women in Leading Edge of Social Violence

    As underlined in the World Health Organization (WHO) report of 2005 on ‘Violence against Women and Achieving th

    Tuesday, December 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 797
  8. DRC/US: USAID Assistance Will Combat Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in DRC

    Over the next five years, more than a quarter of a million Congolese will benefit from assistance aimed at preventing

    Tuesday, December 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 836
  9. COLOMBIA: Parties to Colombia Conflict Raped Almost 15,000 Women in 2001-09 - Study

    Colombia's armed groups and, to a far lesser extent, its army raped 14,779 women between 2001 and 2009 - or five wome

    Tuesday, December 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 845
  10. COLOMBIA: Parties to Colombia Conflict Raped Almost 15,000 Women in 2001-09, Study

    Colombia's armed groups and, to a far lesser extent, its army raped 14,779 women between 2001 and 2009 - or five wome

    Tuesday, December 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 885
  11. AFRICA/U.S.: Op-Ed on Gender-Based Violence

    The International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women kicked off 16 Days of Activism, an international

    Friday, December 10, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 778
  12. UNITED STATES: Washington's Unlikely Allies: A Tale of Three Women for Peace and Security

    For the entire article, go to :

    Thursday, December 9, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 757
  13. COLOMBIA: 16 Days of Activism: Speaking Out Against Sexual Violence in Colombia

    The annual 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence campaign ending next week has special meaning for uprooted wom

    Monday, December 6, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 712
  14. INDIA/EGYPT/ECUADOR/RWANDA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA: UN Promotes 'Safe Cities' Program for Women

    The abuse of women has been going on for centuries and it is often the case that a woman is killed before the problem

    Monday, December 6, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 715
  15. HONDURAS: Women's Rights Under Seige After Military Coup

    4 women have been killed in protests/for participating in the resistance: Wendy Avila and Olga Osiris Ucles were both

    Friday, December 3, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 732
  16. INTERNATIONAL/USA: A Vote to Help Women Around the World

    Two weeks ago, Natalie sat across from me in a crowded camp of displaced earthquake survivors in Port-au-Prince, wrap

    Thursday, December 2, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 708
  17. US: War and 1325: principles or diversity checkbox ?

    A week after Hillary Clinton announced that the U.S.

    Thursday, November 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 636
  18. LATIN AMERICA: Gender and Political Parties: Without Equality, Far from Parity

    The new decade begins with the election of another woman president.

    Monday, November 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 619
  19. PERU: Elected to Serve on UN Women Board

    Peru was elected as a member of the newly-created United Nations agency on gender equality and women's empowerment fo

    Thursday, November 11, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 548
  20. INTERNATIONAL: Bringing Women Out of the Shadows

    Since democracy was restored two decades ago, Chile has worked hard to progress in areas as essential as the reestabl

    Tuesday, November 9, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 578
  21. LATIN AMERICA: New Book Investigates Violence Against Women in Latin America

    A new book, coedited by Rosa-Linda Fregoso, professor of Latin American and Latino studies at UC Santa Cruz, investig

    Monday, November 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 481
  22. USA: Mullen: Military Lags in Support of Women Warriors

    Resources for women in the military services are lagging those of men, and officials within the military system do no

    Friday, November 5, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 468
  23. CHILE: Women Sterilised Over HIV Status

    When Francisca arrived at the historic Curicó Hospital - a staple in the Chilean central valley for nearly one

    Wednesday, November 3, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 460
  24. USA: Five Myths About Female Candidates

    We've already heard a lot of grand pronouncements about what women will mean for the 2010 midterms -- and vice versa.

    Sunday, October 31, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 444
  25. USA: 'Year of the Woman' on Ballot but Not at Polls

    GOP candidates Christine O'Donnell, Sharron Angle and Nikki Haley have captured the attention of the country this ele

    Thursday, October 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 452
  26. USA/IRAQ: Grants to Support Iraqi Widows and Female Heads of Household

    The Department of State has awarded $5 million in grants to several nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) to provide d

    Friday, October 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 429
  27. CANADA/AFGHANISTAN: Canada Must Protect Afghan Women Post-combat

    In an effort to kick-start public debate on Canada's post-combat mission in Afghanistan, CARE Canada recommends the g

    Wednesday, October 20, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 396
  28. COLOMBIA: Voices of Women Peace Activists Silenced

    "When we women speak out, without showing fear, we pay a high price: living with that fear," says one peace

    Wednesday, October 20, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 397
  29. SOUTH AMERICA: Women Peacekeepers Have a Vital Role to Play

    In June 2009, Chilean army captain Andrea Fuentes travelled to the city of Cap-Haïtien, in north Haiti, to serve

    Wednesday, October 20, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 404
  30. PERU: Women Sterilised Against Their Will Seek Justice, Again

    Poor, rural, Quechua-speaking women in the Peruvian province of Anta who were victims of a forced sterilisation progr

    Friday, October 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 455
  31. CARIBBEAN: Region Joins UN Campaign to End Violence Against Women

    Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today encouraged everyone in the Caribbean to get involved in the quest to end violence

    Monday, October 11, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 329
  32. CANADA: Tories Tout Plan for Women in War Zones as Vote Nears

    OTTAWA — The Harper government touted a sweeping new plan Tuesday to protect women in global war zones -- one w

    Thursday, October 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 299
  33. PERU: Women Farmers Dream in Organic Flavors of Coffee

    t's Saturday and the women hurry into the cooperative's warehouse in this rural town in southeastern Peru with huge b

    Monday, October 4, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 259
  34. USA: Female Vets Returning From Iraq, Afghanistan Will Get Supportive Housing

    The Regional Economic Community Action Program will receive $575,000 from the federal government to support the redev

    Thursday, September 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 279
  35. BRAZIL: A Woman Rises in Brazil

    Latin America is no stranger to female leaders, but not many can match the radical political trajectory of Dilma Rous

    Tuesday, September 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 225
  36. USA: US Activist Defends Immigrant Women Against Gender-Based Violence

    Layli Miller-Muro wasn't even out of law school before she helped litigate a case that revolutionized asylum law in t

    Tuesday, September 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 232
  37. US: US Pledges New Funding For UN Peacekeeping In Conflict Zones

    The United States has pledged new funding to help implement U.N.

    Friday, September 24, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 213
  38. USA/INTERNATIONAL: Invest in Women, Invest in the World

    Right now, the largest gathering of world leaders in at least a decade is assembling at the United Nations in New Yor

    Tuesday, September 21, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 192
  39. PERU: Peru Poll Says 2 Women Front-Runners in Race for Lima Mayor - Post Won Only by Men Since 1535

    A poll in Peru says two women are the front-runners in the Oct.

    Monday, September 20, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 154
  40. INTERNATIONAL/USA: Groups Urge Congress to Pass Bill to End Violence Against Women Internationally

    Rose Mapendo felt ready to die after being kept at a death camp for eight months in the Democratic Republic of Congo,

    Monday, September 20, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 174
  41. HAITI: Haitian Women Struggle to Keep Hope Alive

    "I'm going to do everything possible to raise my daughter. My daughter is my future.

    Monday, September 20, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 220
  42. UNITED STATES: Women Vets Get a Place of their Own

    Women now have their own “pink team” at the Veterans Affairs Illiana Health Care System.

    Sunday, September 19, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 146
  43. USA: Need for Services Expands

    As more women join the military, they need services that range from medical and psychological treatment to homeless p

    Sunday, September 19, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 177
  44. BRAZIL: Women Make Their Mark on South American Politics

    If Brazilian voters elect a woman president next month, what might have appeared to be isolated developments in Chile

    Thursday, September 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 155
  45. HAITI: UN Launches Anti-Rape Campaign in Haiti

    The United Nations is launching a campaign to combat the rape of Haitian earthquake victims living in camps for the h

    Monday, September 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 106
  46. COLOMBIA: Indigenous Colombians Face Possibility Of Extinction, U.N. Report Says

    Thirty-four indigenous groups face extinction due to internal armed conflict from the ongoing violence in Colombia, a

    Friday, September 10, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 105
  47. UNITED STATES: Female Pilot Reflects On War And Evolving Army

    In Afghanistan and Iraq, the U.S. military has fought wars unlike any in American history.

    Wednesday, September 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 054
  48. HAITI: The Plight of Haiti's Women Eight Months After the Earthquake Life in Camps is Rife with Sexual Violence

    Eight months after the catastrophic earthquake in Haiti, having no home is still not the hardest thing to bear.

    Wednesday, September 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 061
  49. U.S./AFGHANISTAN: 9/11 Widow Turns From Tragedy to Helping Afghani Women

    The September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks brought about many changes in American society.

    Tuesday, September 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 059
  50. COLOMBIA: Spanish Delegation to Study Sexual Abuse in Colombia

    A Spanish delegation arrived in Colombia Thursday to meet with Colombian congressmen and discuss the problem of the s

    Friday, September 3, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 103

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