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  1. FIJI: Gender Gaps Still Remain

    Gender inequality was the topic of discussion by a group of panelist during the launch of the “World Developmen

    Wednesday, March 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 951
  2. LIBERIA: MRU CSOs Urged To Unite For 30% Women Quota

    The Representative of the Mano River Union (MRU) in Cote d' Ivoire, Angui T.

    Wednesday, March 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 972
  3. GHANA: Ghana Gets Commendation for Providing 28% of UN Peacekeeping Policewomen

    “I commend Ghana for being among the top contributors of women police officers to United Nations peacekeeping o

    Tuesday, March 27, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 967
  4. PNG: Statement: Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women

    At the end of her official country mission to Papua New Guinea, the UN Special Rapporteur on violence against women,

    Monday, March 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 938
  5. GHANA: Young Women Urged to Join Election 2012 Peace Crusade

    The Executive Director of Ark Foundation, Mrs.

    Monday, March 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 943
  6. FemLINKPACIFIC Women Peace and Human Security Update 2 of 2012

    Monday, March 26, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 585
  7. MIDDLE EAST: Arab Women Urged to be Agents of Change

    Dubai: Despite obstacles facing women in many regions of the world, over 130 female students from 30 countries were u

    Sunday, March 25, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 910
  8. AFGHANISTAN: Women on Afghan Peace Council Complain of Being Sidelined

    KABUL: Women members of an Afghan government council charged with seeking reconciliation with the Taliban have been s

    Friday, March 23, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 914
  9. BALKANS: Statement Urges Greater Role for Women in Security Sector

    The signing ceremony in Belgrade this Thursday officially launched a project dubbed “Support for Gender Mainstr

    Thursday, March 22, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 936
  10. SOUTH SUDAN: The Role of Women in Nation-building in South Sudan

    It has been close to eight months since the Republic of South Sudan became independent.

    Thursday, March 22, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 940
  11. LIBERIA: Nearly Hundred Liberian Women Participated in CMI's Consultations

    To gain field-based knowledge on how gender-based violence (GBV) should be taken into account in future peace process

    Wednesday, March 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 941
  12. GHANA: More Room for Improvement On Gender Equality and Empowerment

    The adoption of the United Nation Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1325 on women, peace and security by internatio

    Tuesday, March 20, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 913
  13. KASHMIR: Women from State Demand Protection of Rights

    A two-day women conference with different political views from state was held between 18-19th March.

    Monday, March 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 915
  14. ISRAEL: Close Encounters of the Unwanted Kind

    "At the demonstration today in Kafr a-Dik, I noticed looks and finger-pointing from the shabab (nickname for you

    Monday, March 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 917
  15. PAKISTAN: OPINION: A Pakistani Spring Must Find its Roots in its Investment in Women

    When the Pakistani director Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy recently won the Oscar for Best Documentary Short for her film Savi

    Monday, March 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 918
  16. SOUTH ASIA: Female Politicians Detail Their Struggles

    Around the world, political power still comes with a price for women who seek it.

    Monday, March 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 919
  17. ZIMBABWE: Masaiti: Curse of the Woman Politician

    A RECENT case involving MDC-T MP Evelyn Masaiti's failed attempt to marry her Cameroonian partner yet again illustrat

    Monday, March 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 926
  18. KYRGYZSTAN: Women's Leadership Advocates Win NDI Albright Grant

    To support greater engagement for women's leadership inside the expanding political terrain in Kyrgyzstan, the NDI &n

    Monday, March 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 079
  19. PAKISTAN: Women Urged to Play Role in Restoration of Peace

    PESHAWAR, March 17: Speakers at a seminar here on Saturday urged women to play their role in restoration of peace by

    Sunday, March 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 921
  20. INDIA: India making progress in politically empowering women

    India has made remarkable progress in taking ahead women's political participation at the local level, an official fr

    Saturday, March 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 925
  21. HAITI: 10 Female Soldiers Join 15th Peacekeeping Contingent to Haiti

    A 155-strong peace-keeping contingent will flew to Haiti yesterday from the Villamor Air Base as part of the Armed Fo

    Saturday, March 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 937
  22. SIERRA LEONE: Legislative Quotas - a Solution to Voter Sexism??

    Women constitute 51% of Sierra Leone's population, yet only 16 out of 112 elected parliamentarians are women.

    Friday, March 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 942
  23. MIDDLE EAST: OPINION: A Warning for Women of the Arab Spring

    I do not agree with the phrase "Arab Spring." The overthrow of dictatorships is not sufficient in itself.

    Wednesday, March 14, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 898
  24. Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Integrated Peacebuilding Office in Sierra Leone (S/2012/160)

    This report provides reporting on the activities of UNIPSIL from September 2011 to February 2012, covering a period of t
    Wednesday, March 14, 2012
    Secretary General Reports11 636
  25. INTERNATIONAL: Gender Empowerment Still Lags Far Behind in Global Village

    When the United Nations concluded a two-week session highlighting the plight of rural women last week, the meetings s

    Tuesday, March 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 893
  26. SIERRA LEONE: Women Call for Gender Equality

    As the public relations officer of the All Political Parties Women Association, APPWA Gertrude Karimu stated last wee

    Tuesday, March 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 934
  27. AFGHANISTAN: Will Afghan Women's Rights Be Sacrificed For Talks With the Taliban?

    Rights groups are becoming increasingly concerned that the Afghan government is willing to surrender women's rights t

    Monday, March 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 890
  28. JAMAICA: Forbes: Women in Jamaica

    International Women's Day was celebrated on March 8.

    Monday, March 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 903
  29. Assessment report of the Secretary-General on the status of the negotiations in Cyprus

    Report of the Secretary General S/2012/149 (12 March 2012): The report provides an update on ongoing negotiations in Cyp
    Monday, March 12, 2012
    Secretary General Reports11 638
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  31. COLOMBIA: A Step Forward for Women Toward a Life Without Violence

    With the passage of four decrees that regulate Law 1257 against gender violence, Colombia has made significant progre

    Friday, March 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 897
  32. Syrian Women on the Frontlines, Determined Not to Be Sidelined

    In the face of the most prolonged government crackdown in the Arab Spring, Syrian women are protesting alongside men,

    Thursday, March 8, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 121
  33. HAITI: Sophia Martelly Opened the National Forum of Haitian Women

    The First Lady of the Republic, Ms Sophia Martelly, officially opened yesterday Tuesday, the National Forum on the Is

    Wednesday, March 7, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 901
  34. MIDDLE EAST: Quota, What Quota? How Parliaments Lack Female Touch in Arab Region

    Across the Middle East, countries are witnessing parliamentary changes under newly-installed governments which have b

    Monday, March 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 873
  35. INTERNATIONAL: YWCAs Advocate Global Implementation of UNSCR 1325

    On March 1, 2012 at the UN Commission on the Status of Women meeting in New York, the World YWCA hosted a panel event

    Monday, March 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 886
  36. The situation in Afghanistan and its implications for international peace and security

    Report of the Secretary General A/66/728–S/2012/133* (5 March 2012): The report is an update on the situation in Afghani
    Monday, March 5, 2012
    Secretary General Reports11 607
  37. SOLOMON ISLANDS: We Must Engage Women in Promoting Peace in Our Societies

    In the quiet corners of the Lungga area a small but important workshop has just been completed this week.

    Saturday, March 3, 2012
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