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  1. NAMIBIA: Women Making Inroads in NDF

    Good gender representation in the Namibian Defence Force (NDF) offers opportunity to women to empower themselves thro

    Monday, December 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 833
  2. CAR/CHAD: Huge Challenges Remain as UN Mission Departs Chad, Central African Republic

    With the United Nations mission in Chad and Central African Republic (CAR) wrapping up by the end of the year, Secret

    Tuesday, December 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 750
  3. SOUTH AFRICA: SA Women: Hard Time in Military

    SOUTH Africa has sophisticated gender machinery present in public life, and women's entry into previously male work s

    Wednesday, November 24, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 649
  4. SOUTHERN AFRICA: African Women Still Struggling for Equality

    Despite the political will shown by leaders on the African continent, women in Africa faced serious challenges with r

    Tuesday, November 23, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 644
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  6. DRC: Eastern Congo Security Deteriorating, Crisis Group Reports

    The Democratic Republic of Congo government's two-year military campaign against rebels in the east is failing and ha

    Wednesday, November 17, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 586
  7. UGANDA: Sexual Crimes Go Unpunished

    KAMPALA, Nov 17, 2010 (IPS) - Thousands of women were raped during Uganda's war but there have been few government ef

    Wednesday, November 17, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 589
  8. SUDAN: South Sudan Vows to Address Increase in Gender based Violence in Rural Area

    Sunday, November 4, 2010, (JUBA) – The South Sudan Human Rights Commission said on Thursday said that effective

    Thursday, November 4, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 690
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  10. SUDAN: Rape Is Not Adultery

    Women in the Sudanese region of Darfur have been raped with impunity since the start of the conflict there in 2003.

    Tuesday, October 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 585
  11. DRC: Army Raping And Killing, Says UN Envoy

    DR Congo government troops are raping and killing women in remote villages where hundreds were the victims of mass ra

    Friday, October 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 518
  12. SUDAN/RWANDA: 90 Female Police Officers Off to Darfur

    Kigali — The Commissioner General of Police, Emmanuel Gasana, yesterday met a contingent of female police offic

    Thursday, October 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 356
  13. DRC: Rebel Rape Victims May Face Same Abuse From Army, UN Warns

    Hundreds of women who were raped by rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) nearly three months ago now repo

    Thursday, October 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 519
  14. SUDAN: Southern Sudan – Aid Agencies Study Highlights 'Unreported' Gender Based Violence

    If there is one group that faces special challenges in Southern Sudan, it is women.

    Thursday, October 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 310
  15. INTERNATIONAL: UN Boosts Number of Women in Peacekeeping Operations

    The UN Police Adviser, Ann-Marie Orler, said that the organization's initiative to boost the number of female police

    Friday, October 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 263
  16. WEST AFRICA: Cote d'Ivoire / UNOCI's Deputy Chief Attends Meeting of Heads of Peacekeeping Missions in West Africa

    The Principal Deputy Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Côte d'Ivoire, Abou Mou

    Thursday, September 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 144
  17. DR Congo: Managing the Transition

    Discussions about the future of peacekeeping in the DR Congo and the modalities of withdrawal are happening while the

    Thursday, September 30, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 964
  18. DRC: Peacekeepers Vital, World Leaders Say

    Tackling systemic conflict and sexual violence like the atrocities on the Congo requires a comprehensive role in peac

    Friday, September 24, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 226
  19. DRC: With No Peace To Keep, Peacekeepers Told To Leave

    UN investigators have accused a group of rebels of gang rape.

    Thursday, September 2, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 025
  20. Gender Mainstreaming In Peacekeeping Operations Liberia 2003 – 2009: Best Practices Report

    This Best Practices Report reviews a variety of experiences from the viewpoint of different stakeholders involved in

    Wednesday, September 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 352
  21. UGANDA: For Women with Disabilities, Barriers and Abuse

    Women with disabilities in northern Uganda experience ongoing discrimination and sexual and gender-based violence, Hu

    Thursday, August 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 943
  22. DRC: Sexual Violence Report Shocks World Back to Congo Conflict

    After 12 years and more than five million dead, residents of the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo have learnt to

    Thursday, August 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 947
  23. 'As If We Weren't Human' - Discrimination and Violence against Women with Disabilities in Northern Uganda

    After 20 years of displacement and war, the people of northern Uganda are leaving camps set up for internally displac

    Thursday, August 26, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 783
  24. DRC: Mass Rapes Underline Urgency of Consolidating Peace in Eastern DR Congo

    The recent savage rape and assault of scores of civilians in the remote and troubled far east of the Democratic Repub

    Wednesday, August 25, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 928
  25. DRC: Mass Rape in Congo Reignites Questions on Efficacy of UN Force

    A report this week that Rwandan rebels looted villages in Congo and mass-raped more than 150 women and children in Ju

    Wednesday, August 25, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 941
  26. SUDAN: Sexual Violence and the Social Stigma in Darfur

    As the situation in Darfur continues, sexual violence remains in the forefront as a means of war and humiliation.

    Friday, August 20, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 017
  27. DRC: UN Peacekeepers Accused of Sexual Abuse

    The United Nations said on Wednesday it was investigating allegations of sexual exploitation by two of its peacekeepe

    Thursday, July 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 559
  28. NIGERIA: Peacekeeping Targets 20% Women Participation in 2014

    Nigeria hopes to increase the number of its women participating in UN peacekeeping missions by 20 per cent in 2014, a

    Wednesday, June 23, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 329
  29. LIBERIA: In Liberia, UN Police Officer Deploys Her Language Skills to Help Those in Need

    A police officer serving with the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Liberia is giving a voice not only to women

    Friday, June 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 303
  30. DRC: Pursuing Rebels at What Price

    Operation Amani Leo, launched jointly by MONUC (the United Nations Mission in Congo) and FARDC (the Congolese army) i

    Friday, June 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 357
  31. AFRICA: After Success at Home with UN, Sierra Leonean Police Officer Helps Women in Darfur

    Having seen first-hand how United Nations female peacekeepers helped her own country rebuild, Sierra Leone's highest-

    Wednesday, June 9, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 224
  32. ZIMBABWE: Chihuri Hails Female Cops

    Police Commissioner-General Augustine Chihuri has commended female officers taking part in United Nations missions ac

    Thursday, June 3, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 184
  33. SUDAN: Women Peacekeepers in Darfur Share Their Experience

    Since the Security Council passed Resolution 1325 on women, peace and security, there has been a push to recruit more

    Wednesday, June 2, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 165
  34. SUDAN: UNAMID Holds Discussion on Gender Issues

    UNAMID today convened a preparatory workshop on women's issues at El Fasher University, North Darfur.

    Wednesday, June 2, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 168
  35. DRC: UN to Reduce DR Congo Peace Force

    However, it has delayed a decision on the full withdrawal of its 20,500-strong force, as sought by Congolese Presiden

    Friday, May 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 150
  36. SUDAN: UNAMID organizes women groups in North Darfur for UNSCR (1325)

    UNAMID's Gender Advisory Unit has began mobilizing women representatives in North Darfur Civil Society organizations

    Wednesday, May 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 177
  37. COTE D'IVOIRE: Côte d'Ivoire / UNOCI Educates Staff to Take the Gender Factor Into Consideration in its Peace-keeping Operations

    The United Nations Operation in Côte d'Ivoire (UNOCI), on Wednesday, 19 May 2010, began a three-day workshop in

    Friday, May 21, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 093
  38. AFRICA: Security Council Faulted for Gender Hypocrisy

    Ten years after a United Nations Security Council resolution aimed at re-evaluating women's roles in U.N.-brokered pe

    Saturday, May 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 108
  39. DRC: U.N. fears Congo pullout will hurt fight against rape

    Congolese laws against sexual violence are not being implemented and a withdrawal of United Nations peacekeepers from

    Monday, April 19, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 016
  40. DRC: UN Helps Women Fight Under-Representation in Government

    1 April 2010 –The United Nations is boosting the efforts of women in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)

    Thursday, April 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 813
  41. LIBERIA: Kenyan UN Peacekeepers Earn Glowing Medals in Liberia

    Kenyan peacekeepers were today awarded UN medals for their contributions to peace in Liberia, which they have made
    Friday, March 19, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 804
  42. AFRICA: Cleaning Out Armies' Ranks to Protect Women

    The massacre of nearly 200 opposition demonstrators in Conakry, Guinea, in late September 2009 shocked Africa and t
    Monday, March 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 691
  43. LIBERIA: A Female Approach to Peacekeeping

    Friday, March 5, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 752
  44. LIBERIA: Indian Women Peacekeepers Hailed in Liberia

    They are trained in sophisticated combat tactics and weaponry, crowd and mob control, counter-insurgency.

    Tuesday, March 2, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 567
  45. INDIA: CRPF's Women Contigent to Leave for Liberia

    A women contingent of the CRPF will leave for civil war stricken Liberia tonight as part of the United Nations Peace

    Monday, February 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 531
  46. Congo Conflict: 'The Terminator' Lives in Luxury While Peacekeepers Look On

    At first glance there is nothing disturbing about the man playing tennis on the red clay courts of the Hotel Karibu.

    Friday, February 5, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 617