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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. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Statement: International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

    Statement By Ms.

    Friday, November 21, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 348
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. Violence Against Women and Girls

    This compendium was developed with the help of many individuals.

    Wednesday, October 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 663
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Statement of the IANSA Women's Network to the Third Biennial Meeting of States on Small Arms

      Statement of the IANSA Women's Network to the Third Biennial Meeting of States on Small Arms, 18 July 2008

      Friday, July 18, 2008
      Reports/Policy Briefs89 257
    • The Impact of Small Arms on Women in Central Africa

      Thank you Mr. President,

      Thursday, July 17, 2008
      Reports/Policy Briefs89 249
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • NDI Post-Election Statement on June 1 Macedonia Parliamentary Elections

      Macedonia held parliamentary elections on June 1 after a vigorously contested campaign.

      Tuesday, July 1, 2008
      Reports/Policy Briefs89 230
    • 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
    • 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
    • Appropriate Legal Responses to Combating Trafficking in Persons in Afghanistan

      International laws embodied within international conventions and treaties provide the legal framework for relations b

      Tuesday, July 1, 2008
      Reports/Policy Briefs90 381

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