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  1. Report of the Secretary-General on Women, Peace and Security 2008

    The present report is submitted in accordance with the statement by the President of the Security Council of 23 Octob

    Thursday, December 25, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 173
  2. PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Pathways to Political Participation: Women Rising up in Papua New Guinea

    In the lead up to the 2007 national elections in Papua New Guinea, women's participation in electoral processes is st

    Tuesday, December 2, 2008
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 526
  3. How Are Women's Rights Being Defended in Aceh, Indonesia?

    An interview with Suraiya Kamaruzzaman, a human rights activist and one of the founders of Flower Aceh, the first wom

    Tuesday, December 2, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 868
  4. Fact Sheet: Sexual Violence and Conflict

    Sexual violence is used by combatants to humiliate and demoralize opponents, to initiate and discipline their own tro

    Monday, December 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 264
  5. Utilising Temporary Special Measures to Promote Gender Balance in Pacific Legislatures

    This Guide is designed as a reference for governments, members of Pacific legislatures, political parties, women cand

    Monday, December 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 367
  6. A City in the Sand- Women in Politics for the Transformation of Haiti: The Story of a Coaching Program for a New Leadership

    Haiti – named “the Pearl of the Antilles” by Christopher Columbus, is a country that has known only

    Monday, December 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 026
  7. 2008: Women, Peace & Security Highlights

    As 2008 draws to a close, this year's last edition of the PeaceWomen E-News offers an opportunity to

    1. EDITORIAL
    Sam Cook

    Monday, December 1, 2008
    ENews90 991
  8. MOÇAMBIQUE: Few Women Mayors This Term

    Bad news for women: of the eight women running for mayor in Mozambique's municipal elections held on Nov.

    Thursday, November 27, 2008
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 486
  9. Reviewing the Implementation of UNSCR1325 and UNR1820: What will it take?

    UNSCRs1325, and its derivative (R1820), can be said to represent a triumph of the collective human will for good in p

    Tuesday, November 25, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 173
  10. November 25, 2008 Arria Formula Meeting on the Situation in Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo

    List of speakers

    Tuesday, November 25, 2008
    Quick info
    Displacement and Humanitarian Response
    Democratic Republic of the Congo
    Arria Formula Meetings91 556
  11. MADAGASCAR: Violence Against Women Discussed in Madagascar

    On 22 November 2008, the United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) in Antananarivo, together with the UN Club and the

    Saturday, November 22, 2008
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 377
  12. Statement: International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

    Statement By Ms.

    Friday, November 21, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 348
  13. Stepping Up Ireland's Response to Women, Peace and Security: United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325

    United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 (UNSCR 1325) on Women, Peace and Security (2000) demands recognition

    Monday, November 17, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 992
  14. MOZAMBIQUE: Still A Man's Thing?

    Only a handful of women are running in Mozambique's municipal elections scheduled for Nov. 19.

    Thursday, November 6, 2008
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 581
  15. A Life Free of Violence: Unleashing the Power of Women's Empowerment and Gender Equality

    As a spearhead agency on the issue, UNIFEM has a strong record on working to end violence against women, part of its

    Saturday, November 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 131
  16. Declaration on Combating Violence Against Women In Politics: Revisiting Policies, Politics and Participation

    We, the people representing civil society organizations, political parties, gender, human rights, legal institutions

    Saturday, November 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 547
  17. Security Council Open Debate on Women, Peace and Security, October 2008

    The Permanent Mission of China, which held the Security Council Presidency during the month of October, organized an

    Wednesday, October 29, 2008
    Security Council Debate87 161
  18. TIMOR-LESTE: UNDP Supports Gender Equality in Timor-Leste as the National Parliament Advances Women's Empowerment Agenda

    UNDP is targeting the National Parliament in Timor-Leste in a renewed bid to ensure that Asia's newest state is groun

    Monday, October 27, 2008
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 647
  19. Filling the Gaps: A Virtual Discussion of Gender, Peace and Security Research

    In order to understand and promote human security, gender equality and sustainable peace, reliable information and co

    Monday, October 13, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 443
  20. MADAGASCAR: A Difficult Step For Women

    The northern region of Diana is known for the beautiful beaches of the Nosy-Be district and the scent of fields of yl

    Thursday, October 9, 2008
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 372
  21. Report: Strategic Gender and Security Reform Training for National Stakeholders in Sierra Leone

    This report highlights deliberations during the four trainings and is accordingly structured in four parts: the first

    Wednesday, October 8, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 934
  22. Words to Action: An Electronic Newsletter on Violence Against Women

    Words to Action is a quarterly newsletter produced by the United Nations Division for the Advancement of Women (DAW).

    Wednesday, October 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 357
  23. Refugee Realities – Meeting the Need of Refugees and Other People of Concern Globally

    In 2009, UNHCR is launching an annual Global Needs Assessment (GNA ) in its operations worldwide aimed at comprehensi

    Wednesday, October 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 431
  24. Filling the Gaps: A Virtual Discussion on Gender, Peace and Security Research: 10 Key Recommendations

    In October 2008 UN-INSTRAW brought together over 90 academics and research professionals from universities, research

    Wednesday, October 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 444
  25. Violence Against Women and Girls

    This compendium was developed with the help of many individuals.

    Wednesday, October 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 663
  26. Futures Denied: Statelessness Among Infants, Children, and Youth

    Statelessness, or the lack of effective nationality, impacts the daily lives of some 11-12 million people around the

    Wednesday, October 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 056
  27. ZIMBABWE: Now To Share Power With Women

    The ink was barely dry on the power-sharing agreement signed by Zimbabwe's main political parties on Sep.

    Monday, September 29, 2008
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 482
  28. Development leaders point to significant progress in mother and child health and reduction of malaria and HIV/AIDS deaths in poorest nations

    Significant progress towards reducing child and maternal mortality is being made but to meet the Millennium Developme

    Sunday, September 28, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 422
  29. North Kivu: No End to the War Against Women and Children

    Months after a peace agreement to end conflict in North Kivu province, civilians are still being killed, raped, abduc

    Sunday, September 28, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 685
  30. TIMOR-LESTE: NGO Takes on Women's Rights

    As a girl, Laura Pina was not expected to slave in the kitchen simply by virtue of her gender.

    Friday, September 26, 2008
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 652
  31. Report of the Secretary-General on Women, Peace, and Security (2008)

    Thursday, September 25, 2008
    Secretary General Reports11 618
  32. 63rd Session 2008/2009

    Tuesday, September 23, 2008

    The General Debate of the 63th session of the General Assembly was held on 23–30 September 2008.

    General Assembly Sessions47 364
  33. A Way Forward for Assisting Women and Girls in Northern Uganda

    Little is known about the short and long term effects of war on youth.

    Sunday, September 14, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 881
  34. SOUTH AFRICA: How Heavy is Human Trafficking?

    The IOM contends that global human trafficking is worth between US$7 billion and $12 billion dollars annually, making

    Monday, September 8, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 514
  35. Women's Question in Nepal's Democratic Post Conflict Transition : Towards a Policy Research Agenda

    In Nepal's elected Constituent Assembly sit 191 women – the wives and daughters of former Prime Ministers next

    Sunday, September 7, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 853
  36. Forced Marriage within the Lord's Resistance Army, Uganda

    The Lord's Resistance Army (LRA)—a rebel movement fi ghting thegovernment of Uganda—is estimated to have

    Wednesday, September 3, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 841
  37. Security Sector Reform in Africa: A Lost Opportunity to Deconstruct Militarised Masculinities?

    Under the guise of peace-building and post-conflict reconstruction, countriesthat have been through years of civil wa

    Wednesday, September 3, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 842
  38. Scaling Up for Zero Tolerance: Civil Society Leadership in Eliminating Violence Against Women and Girls in Ghana, Rwanda, and South Africa

    Based on the Global AIDS Alliance's August 2006 report Zero Tolerance: Stop the Violence AgainstWomen and Children, S

    Wednesday, September 3, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 843
  39. Recommendations for Peace-Making and Peace-Building: Security the Contributions of Women and Civil Society

    The Salzburg Global Seminar, in collaboration with the Initiative for Inclusive Security, gathered more than 60 leadi

    Monday, September 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 204
  40. No Standing, Few Prospects: How Peace is Failing in South Sudanese Female Combatants and WAAFG

    A joint publication from the Geneva Call and the Small Arms Survey, documents the range of contributions that women m

    Monday, September 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 218
  41. The Great Lakes Pact and the Rights of Displaced People: A Guide for Civil Society

    This Guide is intended to help readers understand the political, legal and institutional framework of the ICGLR.

    Monday, September 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 225
  42. Women for Peace: Nobel Women's Initiative Delegation to Thai-Burma border, South Sudan, Chad-Darfur Area

    In July, the Nobel Women's Initiative led a group of prominent women on a three-week fact-finding mission to investig

    Monday, September 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 237
  43. Land access in rural Africa: Strategies to fight gender inequality

    In September 2008, the FAO-Dimitra project organised its third workshop with all its partners in Brussels, on the the

    Monday, September 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 275
  44. International Day of Peace

    This edition of the 1325 PeaceWomen E-News offers an opportunity to reflect on some of the linkages b

    1. EDITORIAL
    Sam Cook

    Monday, September 1, 2008
    ENews90 992
  45. ANGOLA: Ambitious Plans For Women's Participation

    Nearly a third of candidates in Angola's upcoming parliamentary elections are female, thanks to a new quota imposed b

    Wednesday, August 13, 2008
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 603
  46. Eastward Bound

      Tuesday, August 5, 2008
      Reports/Policy Briefs89 238
    • Women's Role in Nepal's Peace Process - With Special reference to inclusion in Peace Structures

      A paper presented at the national seminar on Women in Constitution organized by Women for Peace and Justice (Core Com

      Friday, August 1, 2008
      Reports/Policy Briefs89 267
    • Culture of misogyny, illegal occupation, fuel sexual violence in military

      An alarming number of women soldiers are being sexually abused by their comrades-in-arms, both at war and at home.

      Friday, August 1, 2008
      Reports/Policy Briefs89 533
    • Women's Role in Nepal's Peace Process - With Special Reference to Inclusion in Peace Structures

      Transformation of Nepal's conflict into durable peace and democracy requires not only sensitively dealing with the ex

      Friday, August 1, 2008
      Reports/Policy Briefs89 558

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