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  1. INTERNATIONAL: Need for the UN is Greater Than Ever, by Ban Ki-moon

    More is being asked of the United Nations by more people in more places.

    Friday, December 31, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 861
  2. HAITI: Haiti's Women Given More Protection in Camps

    The protection of women and girls in camps for people displaced by the earthquake which devastated Haiti last January

    Friday, December 31, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 930
  3. KAYAN Feminist Organization Annual Report 2010

    As we reflect upon another year gone by, we do so upon a tide of turmoil, hope and revolution sweeping across the Ara

    Friday, December 31, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 459
  4. Pre 2015 News Archive62 892
  5. UGANDA: Ugandan Women Don't Want Their Breasts Checked by Police

    Women in Uganda have protested against their breasts being checked for bombs at entry points to public places.

    Thursday, December 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 898
  6. PHILIPPINES: Women's Museum Pressed

    GABRIELA Rep.

    Thursday, December 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 899
  7. CAR: "Command responsibility" Underpins Allegations Against Bemba at ICC

    It was systematic rape to assert dominance and shatter resistance.

    Thursday, December 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 954
  8. AFGHANISTAN: Microfinance Faces Hurdles in Empowering Afghan Women

    In a dimly lit room at the back of an Afghan house, 21-year-old Zahara is crouched on a plank of wood weaving a large

    Wednesday, December 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 871
  9. OCCUPIED PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES: Supporting Occupied Palestinian Territories' Women

    Vice-President Najah al-Attar on Tuesday stressed the need for Arab women to shoulder their role in country and natio

    Wednesday, December 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 877
  10. ZIMBABWE: Election Talk Strikers Fear in Zimbabwean Women

    While Zimbabwe 's Robert Mugabe and his Zanu PF party continue to sound warnings of the first general election in the

    Wednesday, December 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 902
  11. UGANDA: Women can be Used to Fight Corruption in Uganda

    There has been a lot of public outcry over corruption in Uganda and Africa as a continent.

    Wednesday, December 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 925
  12. NAMIBIA: Numbers of Women in Government Declining

    Twenty years after independence, representation of women in senior government structures and in Parliament is declini

    Tuesday, December 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 888
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  14. EGYPT: Women's Rights in Egypt Deteriorate in 2010, Says Report

    The issue of women's rights was used as a political tool by the government and other entities in 2010, according to a

    Tuesday, December 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 931
  15. AFGHANISTAN: Microfinance Faces Hurdles in Empowering Afghan Women

    In a dimly lit room at the back of an Afghan house, 21-year-old Zahara is crouched on a plank of wood weaving a large

    Tuesday, December 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 933
  16. ERITREA: More Pregnant Mothers Giving Birth At Health Station

    Pregnant mothers in Bel'ubui administrative area, Southern Red Sea region, are now able to regularly make medical che

    Tuesday, December 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 975
  17. PERU: Decades On, Women Remain Last in Line for Justice

    Investigations of the raping of women in the 1980s during Peru's counterinsurgency war have ground to a halt, even th

    Monday, December 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 897
  18. PHILIPPINES: Strengthening the rights of women and children in Mindanao

    The United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) has pledged anew to help the new administration c

    Monday, December 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 922
  19. INDIA: Maternity Care Improves in Indian Trouble Spots

    In one of the worst areas of maternal care in the world, a health advocacy is teaching Indian women the three big fac

    Monday, December 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 923
  20. ZIMBABWE: FBC Bank Backs Women Empowerment

    Zimbabwe Women in Trade and Development, a non-profit making Trust (ZWITAD), has received $50 000 from FBC Bank Limit

    Monday, December 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 924
  21. GUATEMALA: Women Make Inroads in Key Positions of Power

    GUATEMALA CITY, Dec 27, 2010 (IPS) - Guatemala, it seems, is trying out a new image.

    Monday, December 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 942
  22. UGANDA: Women Invade Active Politics

    THE year 2010 began with a political showdown on the side of women, especially those in the opposition.

    Monday, December 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 977
  23. IRAQ: Female MPs Slam Under-Representation in Iraq

    Female MPs, both religious and secular, have slammed the under-representation of women in Iraqi institutions, especia

    Sunday, December 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 857
  24. LIBERIA: Feminism's Vital Role in Rebuilding Liberia

    If you've seen the award-winning 2008 documentary Pray the Devil Back to Hell, then this will be a familiar story: Ho

    Friday, December 24, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 874
  25. KYRGYZSTAN: Bride Kidnapping in Kyrgyzstan: A Fateful Tradition

    In Kyrgyzstan, bride kidnapping is considered an old tradition.

    Friday, December 24, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 895
  26. TURKMENISTAN: Equality Laws Fail to Ensure Turkmen Women's Rights

    In late December, Turkmenistan is due to submit a regular report to the United Nations on how it is meeting its oblig

    Friday, December 24, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 908
  27. PHILIPPINES: No End in Sight to Violence, Poverty and Deprivation Afflicting Filipino Women

    It has been said that the conditions of women and children reflect the state of affairs of that country.

    Thursday, December 23, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 876
  28. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Women Being Trained as Frontline Cops for the First Time

    Women in Afghanistan are being recruited as front line police officers for the first time, UK broadcaster Sky News re

    Thursday, December 23, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 884
  29. SOUTHERN AFRICA: Improving Rural Livelihoods by Empowering African Women Researchers in Agricultural Science

    With sharp minds, inquisitive souls, and iron wills, they are an 11-strong group of top-level women scientists in agr

    Thursday, December 23, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 894
  30. SOLOMON ISLANDS: Policy Launched as Women Celebrate 10 Years

    Crisis and trouble in the world dominate the headlines, but a woman's world remains silent and unnoticed.

    Wednesday, December 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 869
  31. INDONESIA: Women Increasingly Pay the Price as Regional Bylaws Proliferate

    Despite widespread criticism, the number of discriminatory bylaws continues to increase across the country, a leading

    Wednesday, December 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 873
  32. AFRICA: Women, Peace and Security

    Eleven African governments have pledged to ensure an effective regional mechanism to address sexual violence against

    Wednesday, December 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 878
  33. SUDAN: Support Sudanese Women to Determine Their Own Future

    On January 9, a new country may be added to the world map as southern Sudanese vote on independence from their northe

    Wednesday, December 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 896
  34. AFRICA: Women, Peace and Security

    Eleven African governments have pledged to ensure an effective regional mechanism to address sexual violence against

    Wednesday, December 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 916
  35. INTERNATIONAL: Displaced Women's Rights Still Overlooked

    Aid agencies and donors are still failing to take into account the relief and security needs of women displaced by di

    Tuesday, December 21, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 870
  36. IRAQ: A Lone Woman in Iraq's New Cabinet

    The new Iraqi government, which received a vote of confidence from parliament on Tuesday, is almost exclusively male,

    Tuesday, December 21, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 879
  37. DRC: Female Journalists Overcome Barriers

    Two female radio journalists working for a Goma-based station have significantly improved their skills and gained in

    Tuesday, December 21, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 936
  38. KENYA: Women Still a Parliamentary Minority in Kenya

    While some countries like Liberia can boast that they have a female President, Kenya is still grappling with allowing

    Tuesday, December 21, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 943
  39. SUDAN: Human Rights Activist Detained for Organising Women's Rights Meeting

    The "No to Oppressing Women" Initiative, which focuses on the rights of Sudanese women, was preparing to ho

    Tuesday, December 21, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 981
  40. Eritrea: Women in Afabet Sub-Zone Leading Improved Lifestyle

    Afabet — Women in Afabet sub-zone are leading improved lifestyle thanks to the loan opportunity that encouraged

    Tuesday, December 21, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 009
  41. INDONESIA: The Ups and Downs of Indonesian Women's Movement

    The modern Indonesian women's movement began in the early 1900s, hand-in-hand with the growing nationalism in the cou

    Monday, December 20, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 864
  42. RWANDA: Women Organisation to Expand After Winning International Award

    After winning an International Award, Reseau des Femmes, a Women organisation, has finalised plans to expand its reac

    Monday, December 20, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 940
  43. Mass Rapes in Walikale Still a Need for Protection and Justice in Eastern Congo

    Monday, December 20, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 141
  44. Report of the Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights Defenders 2010

    The present report is the third submitted to the Human Rights Council by the present Special Rapporteur, and the elev

    Monday, December 20, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 309
  45. ALGERIA: Algerian Women Expand Business Opportunities

    Only a short time ago, commerce in Algeria was an almost exclusively male activity.

    Sunday, December 19, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 939
  46. ISRAEL/OCCUPIED PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES: Palestinian Women Suffer Harsh Violations in Israeli Jails

    Riyadh al-Ashqar, spokesman of the P.A.

    Sunday, December 19, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 944
  47. DRC: French envoy says DR Congo rights situation a 'shipwreck'

    A French envoy on Saturday described the human rights situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo as a "shipwr

    Saturday, December 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 937
  48. INDIA: India Asks UN to do More Against Sexual Violence

    Advocating greater participation of women in the areas of conflict prevention, peace negotiations, peace keeping and

    Saturday, December 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 966
  49. BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA: Women Legislators in Bosnia and Herzegovina Develop Caucus Building Skills

    Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina– The Women's Democracy Network (WDN) along with the International Republican I

    Saturday, December 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 974
  50. SUDAN: Sudan's Security Services Arrest Civil Society Activist after Flogging Protest

    December 18, 2010 (KHARTOUM) — Sudanese authorities arrested a rights activist for hosting a meeting to prepare

    Saturday, December 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 980

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