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  1. SOUTH EAST ASIA: Setting the Stage: Women PeaceMakers in Cambodia

    In early December 2011, IPJ Deputy Director Dee Aker and Program Officer Zahra Ismail were in Cambodia for the th

    Thursday, December 29, 2011
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  3. SOUTH EAST ASIA: Thai PM Throws Support Behind Suu Kyi

    Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra offered Burma's pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi her support in a coming by-e

    Wednesday, December 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 586
  4. PHILIPPINES: Central Luzon Police 'Blow the Whistle' to End Maltreatment of Women

    Photo courtesy of

    Tuesday, December 20, 2011
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  6. PHILIPPINES: The Women in the GPH-MILF Peace Talks

    First there was only one: Prof.

    Monday, December 12, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 536
  7. BURMA: Rape Used as Military Weapon

    The Burmese army has been following a policy of systematically raping women and girls to subjugate the country's rebe

    Saturday, December 10, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 524
  8. PHILIPPINES: Kamindanawan to Honor 11 Mindanao Women Achievers

    Kamindanawan, a celebratory gathering of Mindanao women leaders, is set to honor tomorrow some 11 Mindanawon women an

    Wednesday, December 7, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 505
  9. BURMA: 81 Women Raped, 36 Killed by Burma Army Soldiers: WLB

    Within the 8-month long armed conflict against ethnic groups in Shan and Kachin States, Burma Army soldiers have rape

    Friday, December 2, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 487
  10. BURMA: Half of the new Burmese NLD party 'founders' are women

    Eleven of the 21 people who are applying to register the National League for Democracy (NLD) party with the Burmese E

    Tuesday, November 29, 2011
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  12. BURMA: When Unarmed Women Are in the Hands of Armed Men

    “I was terrified.

    Tuesday, November 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 409
  13. BURMA: Women used as sex slaves on Kachin frontline

    The hostilities between the Burmese military and ethnic Kachin get worse every day and the abuses are much worse than

    Friday, November 4, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 405
  14. Burma's Covered up War: Atrocities Against the Kachin People

    “We fled our village to a hiding site before the fighting began.

    Friday, November 4, 2011
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  15. INDONESIA: Indonesian Woman Wins Peace Award

    An Indonesian woman has won a United Nations Development Program-sponsored peace award for helping to build peace and

    Thursday, October 20, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 335
  16. BURMA: Burma Army Must Stop Using Rape As Terror Weapon

    Three Chinese women were gang-raped Friday by Burmese soldiers under Burma Army's Military Operation Command-3 (MOC-3

    Tuesday, October 11, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 302
  17. MYANMAR: Military guilty of rape, activists say

    Human rights activists are reporting an increased incidence of rape against Kachin women in areas of recent military

    Thursday, September 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 261
  18. THAILAND: Neonatal care for refugees by refugees

    Just as staff at the maternity clinic in the Mae La refugee camp began learning about special care for newborns, a ba

    Friday, September 16, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 187
  19. PACIFIC: Senior Officials to Meet on Women, Peace and Security

    In the Pacific, despite women's leadership in peace building, organizing dialogue, providing inputs to defence review

    Tuesday, September 6, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 159
  20. BURMA : Shattered Lives

    Reports emerged last week from Kachin and Shan States that rape is still being used as a tactic by the Burmese army t

    Monday, July 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 133
  21. BURMA : Burma Ruled by a Brutal Government: Congressmen

    Despite the formation of a new civilian government after last year's elections, recent developments in Burma only ind

    Friday, July 22, 2011
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  24. PHILIPPINES: Women Mark Anniversary of Right to Vote

    Today, April 30, should be a red-letter day for Filipino women because it is the 74th anniversary of the plebiscite t

    Thursday, June 30, 2011
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  26. PHILIPPINES: UN Body Denounces Gender Abuse

    United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay has denounced the rape of women and men who are, or app

    Sunday, June 19, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 973
  27. BURMA: Oral Statement Delivered by Ms. Mariana Duarte on Behalf of Conectas Direitos Humanos

    17th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council

    Thursday, June 9, 2011
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  28. PHILIPPINES: Human Trafficking Victims Rescued in Zamboanga

    Twenty-five women were rescued by the Zamboanga sea-based anti-human trafficking task force in two separate operation

    Tuesday, June 7, 2011
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  30. SOUTH-EAST ASIA: ASEAN To Strengthen Fight Against Human Trafficking

    The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) leaders will say there is an "urgent need" for a compreh

    Thursday, May 5, 2011
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  31. PHILIPPINES: Angara Urges Equal Opportunities For Women

    Sen. Edgardo J.

    Monday, May 2, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 683
  32. CAMBODIA/THAILAND: 36,000 Displaced By Deadly Border Clashes

    At least 36,000 people were displaced on 23-24 April amid fresh fighting along the Thai-Cambodian border, officials s

    Monday, April 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 623
  33. PHILIPPINES: Filipina Jailed After Reporting 'Rape' To Face Court

    A Filipina who has been in custody for more than four months since reporting a rape to police is due to appear in cou

    Monday, April 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 635
  34. INDONESIA: Yogyakarta Group Lends A Hand To Abused Women

    Being well educated or financially independent does not always come with red carpet treatment for women.

    Sunday, April 24, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 620
  35. BANGLADESH/MAYANMAR: Rohingya Women Flee Myanmar to Face Rape and Abuse in Bangladesh

    Tens of thousands of stateless Muslim Rohingya women and girls who fled persecution in Myanmar for safety in Banglade

    Friday, April 22, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 640
  36. PHILIPPINES: What Comelec Needs Is A Woman

    A senior commissioner has urged President Benigno Aquino III to appoint a woman to the remaining vacancy in the Commi

    Monday, April 18, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 597
  37. BURMA: Always Looking For An Excuse To Get Rid Of Refugees

    Something is seriously out of tune here.

    Wednesday, April 13, 2011
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  38. PHILIPPINES: Men In Biliran Supports Fight Against Women Abuses

    Around 150 men employed in the different national and local government agencies in the province of Biliran, including

    Tuesday, April 12, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 515
  39. PHILIPPINES: Domestic Violence Against Women, Children Up 91% in 2010

    Cases of domestic violence against women and their children saw an increase of 91% in 2010 compared to 2009 figures,

    Saturday, April 9, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 564
  40. PHILIPPINES: UN Envoy Announces Plan To Remove Children From Armed Conflict

    The United Nations envoy for children and armed conflict and a political movement in the Philippines today agreed to

    Friday, April 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 569
  41. INDONESIA: Goverment Can Play 'Critical Role' In Protecting Women

    Parliamentarians play a critical role in curbing violence against women, a UN official says.

    Tuesday, March 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 464
  42. PHILIPPINES: Strengthening of Task Forces on Women and Children Pushed

    In order to improve and sustain programs for the rights and welfare of women in the province, there is a need to asse

    Monday, March 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 476
  43. BURMA: Army Should Act to End Abuses

    The Burmese military leadership should adopt measures to end abuses and ensure that those responsible are held accoun

    Thursday, March 24, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 450
  44. INDONESIA: UN Wants RI Police Women In Peace-keeping Missions

    UN Under Secretary General for Peacekeeping Operations (PKO) Alain Le Roy praised Indonesian peacekeepers` performanc

    Thursday, March 24, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 451
  45. PHILIPPINES: Laws Protecting Women Bring Down Abuse Cases

    The Philippine National Police (PNP) women's desk here has noted a dwindling number of cases of violation against wom

    Thursday, March 24, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 452
  46. PHILIPPINES: Women's Desk Continues To Treat Cases Of Violence Against Women

    The Laoag City Police women's desk continues to process cases of violence against women having recorded at least 15 c

    Tuesday, March 22, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 427
  47. PHILIPPINES: Treatment of Women Better Now But Still Wanting

    Basing on the experience of her mother, Dr.

    Tuesday, March 22, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 428
  48. NORTH KOREA: Women Are Abused In the North, Study Finds

    Most North Korean women are exposed to brutal violence and sexual abuse in their home and workplace but they have no

    Tuesday, March 22, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 430
  49. INDONESIA: Men's Group Takes Up Fight for Women's Rights

    A men's organization advocating gender equality was launched in Jakarta on Thursday, giving women an unlikely ally in

    Friday, March 18, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 445
  50. INDONESIA: Women's Role Crucial In Times Of Conflict

    The resilience of women helps communities stay together in times of crisis because they shield their children and fam

    Wednesday, March 16, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 422