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  1. Monthly Action Points (MAP) for the Security Council: December 2016

    For December, in which Spain has the presidency of the UN Security Council, the MAP provides recommendation on the si

    Thursday, December 1, 2016
    Monthly Action Points96 801

    For June, in which France has the presidency of the UN Security Council, the MAP provides recommendations on the situ

    Thursday, June 2, 2016
    Monthly Action Points94 480
  3. LIBYA: The Law is Failing the Women of Libya

    What started as a normal day for an ordinary young woman here in Libya turned into a nightmare when a security guard

    Thursday, June 19, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 393
  4. LIBYA: Libya Set to Pay Reparations to Victims of Rape as a War Crime

    A decree issued Wednesday in Libya would recognize rape committed during that country's revolution as a war crime and

    Thursday, June 12, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 362
  5. LIBYA: Libya Urged to Adopt UN Report on Violence Against Women

    Several Libyan organisations fighting for women's rights held a demo on Thursday morning against deteriorating human

    Monday, March 25, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 873
  6. LIBYA: Libya to Receive UN Women Grant for the First Time

    Libya will be among 18 countries to receive a grant from the UN Trust Fund to End Violence Against Women (UN Trust Fu

    Monday, November 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 624
  7. LIBYA: 'For Gaddafi, rape was a weapon'

    A French reporter has published a book of testimonies from women forced into former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's h

    Friday, September 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 397
  8. MIDDLE EAST: Arab Spring vs. Women's Rights

    In the "Arab Spring" countries in transition, women are now marginalized or excluded entirely from politica

    Thursday, June 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 156
  9. ARAB SPRING: 'Why Do They Hate Us'

    In "Distant View of a Minaret," the late and much-neglected Egyptian writer Alifa Rifaat begins her short s

    Wednesday, April 25, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 017
  10. LIBYA: Historic Transition in Libya Must Not Forget the Survivors of Sexual Violence

    As the Security Council last week voted unanimously to extend the mandate of the UN's political mission in Libya, its

    Monday, March 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 927
  11. LIBYA: Hidden Deaths of Libyan Rape Survivors

    Wartime rape is a persistent and brutal aspect of conflict, whether during or in the aftermath of hostilities.

    Monday, January 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 643
  12. LIBYA: ICC begins investigating sex crimes by Gaddafi loyalists

    A team from the International Criminal Court (ICC) has arrived in Libya to begin investigating sexual crimes committe

    Tuesday, December 6, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 494
  13. LIBYA: Women Who Defied al-Gaddafi Regime Not Spared From Brutal Jails

    One of the grimmest features of the armed conflict in Libya has been the spate of arbitrary arrests and enforced disa

    Friday, September 23, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 189
  14. LIBYA: African Women say Rebels raped them in Libyan Camp

    When the sun sets on the refugee camp for black Africans that has sprung up at the marina in this town six miles west

    Thursday, September 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 169
  15. LIBYA: Migrants in Libya Camp Claim Rape

    Migrant workers living in a squatter settlement outside Tripoli have claimed that nearly two dozen women in the camp

    Tuesday, August 30, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 172
  16. LIBYA/INTERNATIONAL: Muammer's Rapists

    New charges that Muammer Gaddafi has ordered mass rapes of women in Libya are just the latest in an ongoing and unpre

    Tuesday, June 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 979
  17. LIBYA: Clinton Accuses Kadhafi of Using Rape as a Tool

    US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton accused the forces of Libyan leader Moamer Kadhafi on Thursday of using rape an

    Thursday, June 16, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 958
  18. LIBYA: Libya Mass Rape Claims: Using Viagra Would be a Horrific First

    The international criminal court (ICC) in The Hague has previously launched investigations into the alleged use of sy

    Tuesday, June 14, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 862
  19. LIBYA/INTERNATIONAL: UN Officials Bicker over Claims Gaddafi Used Rape as a Weapon

    Top United Nations officials are at loggerheads over whether rape is being used as a weapon in Libya, issuing contrad

    Friday, June 10, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 922
  20. LIBYA: Hundreds of Women Raped by Gaddafi Militia

    At first, the responses to the questionnaire about the trauma of the war in Libya were predictable, if tragic: 10,000

    Sunday, May 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 838
  21. The Voice of Libyan Women

    The Voice of Libyan Women (VLW) was initially founded in August 2011 as a result of the February 17 Revolution which

    Civil Society Organisations67 539
  22. BLOG: Rape in Libya

    During the Libyan revolution, Gadhafi ordered his soldiers to “rape the women.” He targeted the families

    Thursday, January 10, 2013 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 565
  23. BLOG: Libya's Grand Mufti Issues Fatwa Against CSW Report

    Libyan Grand Mufti Ghariani issued a new statement denouncing the agreed conclusions of the 57th session of the Commi

    Monday, March 25, 2013 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 666
  24. INITIATIVE: Breaking the Silence: Confronting Rape in Post-War Libya

    After thirty years abroad, Amal* returned to Libya in early 2011 to join the armed uprising against Muammar Gaddafi,

    Sunday, June 9, 2013 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 715
  25. MULTI-MEDIA: Libyans to Fight Violence against Women

    A Libyan women's rights organisation is mounting a powerful media campaign against domestic violence, street harassme

    Tuesday, July 9, 2013 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 742