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  1. CANADA: Circle of Hope on Missing and Murdered Women

    HALIFAX - First Nation leaders, women's groups, elders and youth today gathered in a Circle of Hope in Halifax today,

    Wednesday, July 16, 2014
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  4. CANADA:National News: NDP Works to End Violence Against Aboriginal Women

    The NDP is joining forces with the Native Women's Association of Canada (NWAC) to urge the Conservative government to

    Thursday, February 13, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 251
  5. UNITED STATES: Violence Against Women Act Finally lets Native American Tribes Prosecute Non-Tribal Members, and it's about Damn Time

    For those of you who have blocked out memory of the long battle to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act that wa

    Monday, February 10, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 232
  6. UNITED STATES: US Visas Hit a Ceiling


    Monday, September 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 322
  7. MEXICO: Teen's Brothel Escape Triggers Mexico Clampdown

    They were only 14 years old, cousins from a small town in central Mexico, when a fun trip to the local fair turned in

    Thursday, July 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 346
  8. USA: Clinton Pleads for Rights of Afghan Women

    US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton made a powerful plea on Sunday for the rights of women in Afghanistan, using a

    Monday, July 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 204
  9. USA: Report Says Female Farmworkers Suffer Sex Abuse

    Female farmworkers across the United States are commonly sexually harassed and assaulted, in part because their immig

    Wednesday, May 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 047
  10. USA: Alaska Tribes Say Violence Against Women Act Could Harm Their People

    Alaska Natives are lining up in opposition to Lower 48 tribes over the congressional reauthorization of the Violence

    Wednesday, April 25, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 021
  11. USA: Some Shocked at Opposition to Violence Against Women Act

    Opposition to the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) has some who advocate for victims of domestic abuse scratching th

    Monday, April 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 961
  12. USA: Our Commitment to Afghan Women

    Over the course of a decade and through the administrations of two presidents of different political parties, the Uni

    Tuesday, April 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 959
  13. USA: New Initiative Responds to Gender Based Violence as Part of Global HIV Response

    On March 14 at the White House, Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer and U.S.

    Wednesday, March 14, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 905
  14. USA: Are Immigrant Women Denied Rights Under Violence Protection Laws?

    When President Obama introduced new legislation to combat domestic violence in October 2011, the U.S.

    Tuesday, December 13, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 662
  15. UNITED STATES: Presidential Proclamation for Women's History Month, 2011

    On February 28, 2011, the White House released President Obama's proclamation reaffirming March as Women's History Mo

    Wednesday, March 2, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 325
  16. UNITED STATES: Women's Rights Violations Inside America

    Robin Levi has a simple point of view when it comes to violence against women in the United States and what the gover

    Wednesday, February 2, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 154
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
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  21. Detained and at Risk: Sexual Abuse and Harassment in United States Immigration Detention

    This 24-page report describes documented incidents and allegations of abuse.

    Sunday, August 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 821
  22. US/PAKISTAN:The United States Announces the U.S.-Pakistan Gender Equity Program

    After the bilateral Strategic Dialogue meeting in Islamabad today, U.S.

    Monday, July 19, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 588
  23. MADRE Talking Points: The Role of the US in Colombia's Conflict

    The Conflict in a Nutshell
    Wednesday, June 30, 2010
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  25. US: African Women Win Promise of U.S. Protection

    Obama earlier this week signed the most widely co-sponsored Africa-specific law in U.S. history.

    Thursday, May 27, 2010
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  27. HONDURAS: Obama: Stand up for Women's Rights in Honduras

    Repercussions from this summer's coup in Honduras are far from over.

    Monday, December 14, 2009
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  28. MEXICO: Indigenous Women and Military Injustice

    In the afternoon of 22 March 2002, in the community of Barranca Tecuani, municipality of Ayutla de los Libres, Guerre

    Monday, November 1, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 080
  29. Inter_american Convention on the Prevention, Punishment and Eradication of Violence Against Women

    PREAMBLE


    THE STATES PARTIES TO THIS CONVENTION,

    Thursday, June 9, 1994
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 045
  30. Washington Coalition for Comfort Women Issues

    Civil Society Organisations67 254
  31. National Organization of Women

    Civil Society Organisations67 426
  32. NNVAWI Pre-Conference Symposium on Global Violence Against Women

    The NNVAWI conference brings together an exemplary group of scholars and advocates engaged in anti-violence work arou

    Saturday, March 3, 2012 - 19:00
    Pre 2015 Events Archive71 942
  33. CALL FOR PROPOSALS: 2010 Funding for Global Programs to Prevent & Respond to Gender-Based Violence--Refugee and Conflict Populations

    FY 2010 Funding Opportunity Announcement for global programs to prevent and respond to gender-based violence

    Tuesday, June 1, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 389
  34. STATEMENT: Melanne Verveer, U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues, U.S. National Voluntary Presentation, United Nations Economic and Social Council Annual Ministerial Review

    Statement by: Melanne Verveer, Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues

    Tuesday, June 29, 2010 - 20:00
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  35. STATEMENT: Presidential Proclamation--Women's Equality Day, 2010

    Ninety years ago, on August 26, 1920, the ratification of the 19th Amendment to our Constitution was completed, guara

    Wednesday, August 25, 2010 - 20:00
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  36. BLOG: Reflections on 2010, Resolutions for 2011: Strengthening Gains for Women and Girls

    As we bid farewell to 2010 and usher in 2011 with a renewed sense of purpose, I'm proud of all the hard work that has

    Monday, January 10, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 901
  37. ANALYSIS: A Tale of Three Nations: Freedom, Religion and the Rights of Women

    As the youth-led Freedom Movement of 2011 spreads rapidly across the Middle East and around the world, one can only w

    Sunday, March 13, 2011 - 20:00
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