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  1. Alternative Report to the UK Questionnaire Response of Progress of the Platform for Action and the Outcome of the Twenty-Third Session of the General Assembly

    The UK government's report on progress in achieving gender equality and women's empowerment as set out in the Beijing

    Saturday, December 25, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 776
  2. Peace Processes, Post-Conflict Security and Women's Human Rights: the International Context Considered

    In recent years, peace agreements have become pivotal moments for determining the future constitutional and legal fra

    Wednesday, December 1, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 283
  3. Engendering (In)security in Peace Support Operations

    This article contributes towards ongoing debates on gender, security and post-conflict studies.

    Wednesday, December 1, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 907
  4. Liberian Women Crucial in Reconstruction of Liberia

    UNDP Liberia and the United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM) signed a letter of understanding to collabora

    Friday, November 26, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 729
  5. Violence Against Women in Colombia

    Thursday, November 25, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 474
  6. Mainstreaming Gender and Women's Rights in the JNA Status Update

    Monday, November 15, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 096
  7. Worldwide Guide to Women in Leadership, Republic of Iraq/ Al Jumhouriya Al-Iraqia

    The site contains lists of female Heads of State, Prime Ministers, Ministers of Finance and Ministers of Defence and

    Thursday, November 11, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 742
  8. 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
  9. Rape and Sexual Assault in Chechnya

    This article sheds light on horrors of ethnic cleansing practiced upon the women and men of Chechnya by the Russian s

    Monday, November 1, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 908
  10. Peace in Sudan: Women Making the Difference Recommendations

    October 8-15, 2004, Women Waging Peace hosted 16 Sudanese women peace builders for meetings, presentations, and event

    Friday, October 15, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 269
  11. Report of the Secretary-General on Women, Peace and Security (2004)

    The Secretary-General's report (S/2004/814) provides illustrative examples of progress made and identifies gaps and c

    Wednesday, October 13, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 486
  12. Report of the Secretary General on Women, Peace and Security 2004

    On 31 October 2002, the Security Council adopted the statement of the President (S/PRST/2002/32), in which it request

    Wednesday, October 13, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 118
  13. Indonesia: New Military Operations, Old Patterns of Human Rights Abuses in Aceh

    In May 2003 a military emergency was declared in the Indonesian province of Nanggroe Aceh Darussalam (NAD)(1) under w

    Wednesday, October 6, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 730
  14. Putting Guns in Their Place: A Resource Pack for Two Years of Action by Humanitarian Agencies

    This publication provides an overview of areas for action — public health, forced displacement, protection of c

    Friday, October 1, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 090
  15. Reports/Policy Briefs89 092
  16. Las Armas, en Su Sitio: un conjunto de recursos para dos anos de accion por parte de las agencias humanitarias

    This publication provides an overview of areas for action — public health, forced displacement, protection of c

    Friday, October 1, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 093
  17. Fourth Anniversary of Security Council Resolution 1325

    Security Council resolution 1325 on women, peace and security wasunanimously adopted under the Namibian Presidency on

    Friday, October 1, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 327
  18. UNMIK Office of Gender Affairs Places Gender Concerns at the Top of the Peacekeeping Political Agenda in Kosovo

    According to its mandate, the UNMIK Office of Gender Affairs is requested to facilitate the mainstreaming of a gender

    Friday, October 1, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 437
  19. FACES: Women as Partners in Peace and Security, AIDS Fighter

    Her name is Joyce Puta, a 48-year-old Zambian army colonel on secondment to the United Nations.

    Friday, October 1, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 450
  20. Faces: Women as Partners in Peace and Security: Women Prepare for First Elections

    “Enemies of women must be defeated.” These are the words spoken by the sister of one of the women killed

    Friday, October 1, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 452
  21. FACES: Women as Partners in Peace and Security; Policing with Compassion

    She is a beacon of hope for the aspiring women of Sierra Leone. Senior Assistant Commissioner Kadi K.

    Friday, October 1, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 454
  22. FACES: Women as Partners in Peace and Security

    The following stories aim to show the human face of Security Council resolution 1325, featuring profiles of women fro

    Friday, October 1, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 488
  23. Reports/Policy Briefs89 493
  24. Getting it Right, Doing it Right:Gender and Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration

    This handbook is UNIFEM's contribution to those planning and executing DDR.

    Friday, October 1, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 618
  25. UNIFEM Supporting Implementation of Security Council Resolution 1325

    Women in conflict zones throughout the world have mobilized within their communities and across borders to demand tha

    Friday, October 1, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 698
  26. Faces: Women as Partners in Peace and Security: One Refugee Can Change the World in Myanmar

    Dr. Cynthia Maung has undergone a dramatic transformation.

    Friday, October 1, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 748
  27. Faces: Women as partners in Peace and Security: What is a Gender Advisor?

    In her role as Senior Gender Adviser, Ms.

    Friday, October 1, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 065
  28. Struggling to Survive: Barriers to Justice for Rape Victims in Rwanda

    This 58-page report investigates the persistent weaknesses in the Rwandan legal system that hamper the investigation

    Thursday, September 30, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 253
  29. Women in Armed Opposition Groups Speak on War, Protection and Obligations Under International Humanitarian and Human Rights Law

    We know that the role of women as actors in armed conflict has traditionally been neglected and undervalued.

    Thursday, September 16, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 893
  30. "Glad to be Deceived": the International Community and Chechnya

    The armed conflict in Chechnya, now in its fourth year, is the most serious human rights crisis of the new decade in

    Thursday, September 9, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 865
  31. Women Political Prisoners in Burma: Joint Report

    The military government consistently denies that Burma has no political prisoners.

    Wednesday, September 1, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 640
  32. System of Impunity: Nationwide Patterns of Sexual Violence by the Military Regime's Army and Authorities

    This report System of Impunity documents detailed accounts of sexual violence against women in all the ethnic states,

    Wednesday, September 1, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 654
  33. Our Bodies - Their Battle Ground: Gender-based Violence in Conflict Zones

    The sexual abuse of women in war is nothing new and has long been tolerated as one of the inevitable features of mili

    Wednesday, September 1, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 765
  34. Inclusive Security, Sustainable Peace: A Toolkit for Advocacy and Action

    The adoption of Security Council Resolution 1325 in October 2000 was a watershed in the evolution of international wo

    Monday, August 30, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 813
  35. UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on Trial in Northern Ireland: Summary of Proceedings and Outcome

    A unique event took place at Stormont, the parliament buildings of the Northern Ireland Assembly.

    Wednesday, August 25, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 775
  36. The Feminine Face of United Nations CIVPOL in Haiti

    The United Nations Stabilisation Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) began deployment in June 2004.

    Sunday, August 1, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 500
  37. UN Security Council Resolution 1556 on the Situation in Sudan

    Resolution 1556 (2004) adopted by the Security Council at its 5015th meeting, on July 30, 2004

    Friday, July 30, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 498
  38. Africa Cannot Develop Unless Women Exercise Real Power, Says Secretary-General in Message to Addis Ababa Session

    Press Release on Secretary-General Kofi Annan's message to the African Union session on gender in Addis Ababa, 6 July

    Tuesday, July 6, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 463
  39. Rape in Haiti: A weapon of Terror

    The military coup d'état against President Jean-Bertrand Aristide on September 30, 1991, plunged Haiti into a

    Thursday, July 1, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 042
  40. Women's Participation in the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY)

    Bosnian civil society groups have taken the lead in addressing needs not met by their state during its postwar recons

    Thursday, July 1, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 659
  41. Russian Federation: Chechen Republic: "Normalization" in Whose Eyes?

    The second armed conflict in the Chechen Republic since the break-up of the Soviet Union has continued for nearly fiv

    Wednesday, June 23, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 814
  42. Fourth and Fifth Periodic Report to the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women

    The present report is the first time that the Angolan government is submitting a combined report, together with docum

    Tuesday, June 8, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 639
  43. Working to Break the Silence

    Last week probably set a record for demonstrations in Israel against the occupation—a result not only of the 37

    Sunday, June 6, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 694
  44. Israeli and Palestinian Women Non-Violent Demonstration Prevailed

    Bat Shalom, The Jerusalem Link” declaration of principles: “ We, Palestinian and Israeli women, united in

    Wednesday, May 12, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 696
  45. Rebuilding of Liberia Must Involve Full Participation of Women-Press Release

    Rebuilding of Liberia Must Involve Full Participation of Women

    Monday, May 10, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 732
  46. Preparing for Peace: The Critical Role of Women in Colombia

    Intermittent armed conflict has persisted in Colombia for more than 40 years.

    Sunday, May 9, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 568
  47. Protecting the Human Rights of Women and Girls Trafficked for Forced Prostitution in Kosovo

    Since the deployment in July 1999 of an international peacekeeping force (KFOR) and the establishment of the United N

    Wednesday, May 5, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 082
  48. In the Midst of War: Women's Contributions to Peace in Colombia

    This report assesses the importance of a gender perspective in peace negotiations and documents the critical work of

    Saturday, May 1, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 184
  49. Mereka Yang Mengungsi

    Based on the Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement (GPID), a cartoon booklet called ‘Mereka yang mengungs

    Friday, April 9, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 157
  50. Proposed Terms of Reference for the Gender Theme Group for the UN System in Sierra Leone

    The United Nations commitment to gender equality can be traced to its Charter, and numerous subsequent resolutions of

    Monday, March 15, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 341

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