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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. Women, Peace and Security in Somalia: Implementation's of UN Security Council Resolution 1325

    The paper presents an overview of the Somali conflict and peace process from the perspective of Somali women, conside

    Friday, August 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 077
  19. Press Release: Africa: Violence against Women in Africa: From Discrimination to Impunity

    African Women's Day gives us the opportunity to remember that gender-based violence is one of the most serious and wi

    Thursday, July 31, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 530
  20. Widespread Rape Does Not Directly Appear to Increase the Overall HIV Prevalence in Conflict-Affected Countries: So Now What?

    Our findings show that even in the most extreme situations, where 15% of the female population was raped, where HIV p

    Tuesday, July 29, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 433
  21. The Impact of Small Arms on Women in Central Africa

    Thank you Mr. President,

    Thursday, July 17, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 249
  22. East Africa: Sex and Gender Based Violence in the Great Lakes Region

    Let me first and foremost start by emphasizing that the theme: Ending Impunity on Sexual and Gender Based Violence is

    Thursday, July 17, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 505
  23. Uganda: War And Sexual Based Violence in the North

    Agency for Cooperation and Research in Development (ACORD) became involved in Uganda in 1979.

    Thursday, July 17, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 552
  24. East Africa: Sex and Gender Based Violence in the Great Lakes Region

    The International Conference on the Great Lakes region has been the incubator for the formulation of landmark protoco

    Thursday, July 17, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 554
  25. Africa: The Limits and Possibilities of Transitional Justice

    In considering the wars in the Central African Republic (CAR), Darfur, and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) whe

    Thursday, July 17, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 556
  26. Transitional Justice in Sexual and Gender-Based Violence

    It is now fashionable in academic and activist circles to speak of transitional justice in normative, inflexible term

    Monday, July 14, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 528
  27. Putting People First - The Protection Challenge Facing UNAMID in Darfur

    For five years, Darfurians have been asking for protection from devastating volence and attacks.

    Tuesday, July 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 183
  28. Justice for Women: Seeking Accountability for Sexual Crimes in Post-Conflict Situations

    The systematic use of extreme violence, in particular sexual violence, in conflict and post-conflict situations raise

    Tuesday, July 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 226
  29. Africa: The Limits and Possibilities of Transitional Justice

    In considering the wars in the Central African Republic (CAR), Darfur, and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) whe

    Tuesday, July 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 239
  30. Women in United Nations Peace Operations: Increasing Leadership Opportunities

    United Nations (UN) peacekeeping is in high demand. With a 400 percent increase in the number of peacekeeping

    Tuesday, July 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 261
  31. Peace With Sexual Violence is Still War!

    When my co-Director of AIDS-Free World, Paula Donovan, visited in November, and observed that the war being waged aga

    Thursday, June 5, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 734
  32. MADAGASCAR: Madagascar's Women "Wake Up" to Their Rights

    Thanks to the efforts of Dr.

    Tuesday, June 3, 2008
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 617
  33. ALGERIA: Violence Against Women In Algeria: An Unending Ordeal

    Ten-year conflict between armed Islamists and the civil army continue victimizing Algerian women in extreme ways.

    Monday, June 2, 2008
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 353
  34. Because I am a Girl: The State of the World's Girls 2008-Special Focus: In the Shadow of War

    This report is the second in a series of eight reports published by Plan examining the rights of girls throughout the

    Sunday, June 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 236
  35. Summary Paper of the Research Project "Psychosocial Assistance to Children in Difficult Circumstances in West Africa"

    Psychosocial support comprises all activities that promote the psychological and social well-being and development of

    Sunday, June 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 537
  36. Peace With Sexual Violence is Still War: Peacekeepers Must Protect Women

    Stephen Lewis warns UN military commanders who gathered on May 27th 2008 at Wilton Park in West Sussex, England to di

    Tuesday, May 27, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 271
  37. MOZAMBIQUE: Women Leadership in Politics

    In Mozambique NIMD supports a training project to encourage women to take an active role in politics.

    Sunday, May 25, 2008
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 433
  38. Escaping Violence: The Security Situation of Somali Women and Girls

    A background on the HIV/AIDS situation, trafficking and smuggling, gender based violence, and political participation

    Thursday, May 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 076
  39. Enhancing EU Response to Women and Armed Conflice with Particular Reference to Development Policy

    The issue of women and children affected by armed conflict is one of the priorities of the 18- month troika programme

    Wednesday, April 30, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 682
  40. Enhancing the EU Response to Women and Armed Conflict with Particular Reference to Development Policy

    The issue of women and children affected by armed conflict is one of the priorities of the 18- month troika programme

    Tuesday, April 8, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 995
  41. Background Note and Recommendations on Ongoing Transitional Justice and Gender Issues in teh Democratic Republic of Congo

    Statement addressed to the US Senate Subcommittee on Human Rights and the Law regarding strategies to adopt on sexual

    Friday, April 4, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 681
  42. A Flawed Process Discriminates against Women and Girls

    Liberia experienced conflict between 1989 and 1997 and again between 1999 and 2003.

    Tuesday, April 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 077
  43. Peace, Security and Development Update: Women in Security

    This edition is focused on the role of women in Sierra Leone's security sector.

    Saturday, March 8, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 996
  44. Peace, Security and Development Update: Women in Security

    This report looks at the role of women in peace, security and development in Sierra Leone.

    Saturday, March 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 282
  45. ALGERIA: Women Are on the Rise in Algeria

    In Algeria, women drive trains, hold positions as judges and make up the majority of students.

    Thursday, January 31, 2008
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 499
  46. Rapid Assessment of the Situation of Women and Girls in IDPs Camps in Western Kenya- Kisumu, Kakamega and Kisii

    The post 2007 election crisis has been described as the worst since independence.

    Tuesday, January 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 095
  47. Violence Against Women in Burundi: The UN Confirms Concerns of OMCT and ACAT

    On 1st February 2008, as its 40th session came to an end, the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimi

    Tuesday, January 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 194
  48. Gender and Security Reform in West Africa: A Needs Assessment Report

    In April 2008, the Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF) and the Accra based Women Peace an

    Tuesday, January 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 259
  49. Gender and peace in Somalia: Implementation of Resolution 1325

    The Project “Gender and peace in Somalia – Implementation of Resolution 1325” is promoted by the It

    Tuesday, January 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 446
  50. Women's Responses to State Violence in the Niger Delta

    This paper will discuss the ways in which the women of the Niger Delta have responded to acts of violence by the Nige

    Tuesday, January 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 546

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