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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. USA: Workplace Salaries: At Last, Women on Top

    The fact that the average American working woman earns only about 8o% of what the average American working man earns

    Wednesday, September 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 009
  26. USA: Welfare Job Rules Hit Women With Disabilities

    Welfare rolls in New York State fell by more than 60 percent from 1997 to 2008, according to the New York City-based

    Wednesday, September 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 010
  27. USA/PAKISTAN: U.S. Launches Women's Rights Program in Pakistan

    The United States on Monday launched a new 40-million-dollar Gender Equity Grants Program in Pakistan to advance wome

    Monday, August 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 012
  28. USA: Women in Washington, Your Seats Are at Risk

    With this fall's midterm elections, the number of women serving in Congress could drop for the first time in a genera

    Sunday, August 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 966
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  30. UNITED STATES: Vows Help in Fight Against Congo Sexual Violence

    The 24-page report, “Detained and at Risk: Sexual Abuse and Harassment in United States Immigration Detention,&

    Saturday, August 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 981
  31. USA: Honoring Unsung Hero of Women's Rights Movement

    This week marks the 90th anniversary of the passage of the 19th amendment to the U.S.

    Friday, August 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 968
  32. USA: Pelosi: Celebrate Today, Vote in Every Election

    There is nothing more wholesome than the participation of women in the political process.

    Thursday, August 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 965
  33. USA: More Women in Political Spotlight, but Gap Remains

    The suffragists who 90 years ago won voting rights for women would likely shake their heads in wonder at this electio

    Thursday, August 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 970
  34. USA/INTERNATIONAL: Women's Equality Day 2010

    August 26th is Women's Equality Day in the United States.

    Wednesday, August 25, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 927
  35. USA: Immigration Detainees at Risk of Sexual Abuse

    The US government needs to strengthen its protection of people in immigration detention to prevent sexual abuse and t

    Wednesday, August 25, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 982
  36. UNITED STATES: US Submits Historic Human Rights Report to UN, but Seriously Disappoints

    This week, for the first time, the United States submitted a report to the U.N.

    Tuesday, August 24, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 925
  37. UNITED STATES: Crashing the Boys' Club: Facts on Women and Politics

    In honor of Thursday's anniversary of the 19th Amendment, giving women the right to vote in the United States of Amer

    Tuesday, August 24, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 949
  38. UNITED STATES: Consent, Not Foreplay Fibs, Should Define Rape

    A Palestinian man was recently convicted of rape by an Israeli court after he had sex with a Jewish woman who believe

    Monday, August 23, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 875
  39. UNITED STATES: In Nuclear Negotiations, More Women at the Table for U.S.

    When Rose Gottemoeller began negotiating the new nuclear treaty with Moscow, the U.S.

    Sunday, August 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 952
  40. BURMA/MYANMAR/USA: Why a U.N. Probe of Burma is a Crucial Step

    The evidence against Burma's junta has been piling up for many years.

    Friday, August 20, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 859
  41. UNITED STATES: Sexual Abuse Of Female Detainees At Hutto Highlights Ongoing Failure Of Immigration Detention System, Says ACLU

    A Corrections Corporation of America (CCA) employee at the T.

    Friday, August 20, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 870
  42. HAWAII/USA: Hawaii Passes on Chance of Female Chief Justice

    When an all-male state Senate committee earlier this month rejected Hawaii's first female nominee for chief justice b

    Friday, August 20, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 923
  43. UNITED STATES: 19th Amendment: How Far Have Women in Politics Come Since 1920?

    Ninety years after the 19th Amendment enshrined women's right to political participation in the US Constitution, wome

    Wednesday, August 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 058
  44. UNITED STATES: Obama Administration Extends Asylum for Domestic Violence Victims

    A Mexican woman with a history of domestic violence at the hands of her common-law husband was granted asylum by the

    Monday, August 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 835
  45. UNITED STATES: Reeves: Self-petitions Under Violence Against Women Law

    SPOUSES and children of US citizens or lawful permanent residents who are relying on their spouse or parent to petiti

    Monday, August 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 836
  46. US/AFGHANISTAN: U.S. Supports Women Of Afghanistan

    Afghanistan's transition toward leading its own security efforts must include the rights of Afghan women.

    Monday, August 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 002
  47. USA/AFRICA:'Conflict minerals' Finance Gang Rape in Africa

    What does the financial reform package recently signed into law in the US have to do with preventing mass rape in Afr

    Saturday, August 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 826
  48. SOUTH AFRICA/USA: Will the Condom with Teeth Catch on in the United States?

    South African "Rape-aXe" -- Female Condom with Internal Ribs -- was Created to Prevent Rape

    Tuesday, August 10, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 816
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  50. UNITED STATES: Letitia Long, New NGA Chief, Becomes First Woman To Lead Major U.S. Intelligence Agency

    Letitia A. Long became the first woman director of a major U.S.

    Monday, August 9, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 798

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