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  1. PAKISTAN: Pakistani Women Unite to Battle Religious Extremism

    Sameena Imtiaz, a soft-spoken, educated Pakistani social worker, operates in the midst of U.S.

    Monday, April 30, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 030
  2. SIERRA LEONE: Charles Taylor Verdict - a Victory for Women's Rights

    The guilty verdict on 11 counts of aiding and abetting war crimes and crimes against humanity of former Liberian pres

    Monday, April 30, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 033
  3. PAKISTAN: The Gendered Cost of NATO in Pakistan

    The Domestic Violence Bill was first introduced in Pakistan's National Assembly in 2006 by a woman member of the Paki

    Monday, April 30, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 049
  4. SOUTH AFRICA: Still A Nation of Rapists 18 Years On

    Seven children under the age of 14 were being raped in Soweto in a day.

    Thursday, April 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 025
  5. JORDAN: French Embassy, UN Women Sign Agreement to Protect Women's Physical Integrity

    The French Embassy and the UNWOMEN Arab States Sub-Regional Office signed on Wednesday an agreement to combat violenc

    Thursday, April 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 026
  6. INTERNATIONAL: Why Women Are a Foreign Policy Issue

    The most pressing global problems simply won't be solved without the participation of women. Seriously, guys.

    Thursday, April 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 029
  7. NEPAL/PHILIPPINES: Nepal Officials Visit Kalinga to Share Peace Plans

    Three Nepalese officials visited Kalinga to share their country's peace and security situation and its impact on wome

    Thursday, April 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 038
  8. REPORT: Civil Society Monitoring Report: 1325 Implementation in Colombia

    This report documents the findings and recommendations from Civil Society on 1325 implementation in Colombia

    Thursday, April 26, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 592
  9. ARAB SPRING: 'Why Do They Hate Us'

    In "Distant View of a Minaret," the late and much-neglected Egyptian writer Alifa Rifaat begins her short s

    Wednesday, April 25, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 017
  10. TIMOR-LESTE: East Timor: New President, Same Problems for Women

    The recent election of José Maria de Vasconcelos, or Taur Matan Ruak as he is known, to the Presidency of Timo

    Wednesday, April 25, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 019
  11. USA: Alaska Tribes Say Violence Against Women Act Could Harm Their People

    Alaska Natives are lining up in opposition to Lower 48 tribes over the congressional reauthorization of the Violence

    Wednesday, April 25, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 021
  12. Syrian Women Risk Lives to Smuggle Aid to Dissidents

    When the aspirin and alcohol swabs fell from under her clothes at a Syrian army checkpoint, Rania stood petrified, lo

    Wednesday, April 25, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 120
  13. Women's Bodies Are Battlefields

    The targeting of women's bodies in times of conflict has come to light as a systematic strategy which has been used b

    Wednesday, April 25, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 591
  14. ECOSOC: Mainstreaming a Gender Perspective into all Policies and Programmes in the United Nations System

    The present report is submitted in response to Economic and Social Council resolution 2011/6.

    Wednesday, April 25, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 620
  15. Security Council Open Debate on International Peace and Security: Illicit Flows, April 2012

    On April 25th the Security Council convened under the Presidency of the United States to discuss challenges related t

    Wednesday, April 25, 2012
    Security Council Debate87 201
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  17. MALI: Armed Groups in Northern Mali Raping Women

    Increasing numbers of Malian women are being raped by Tuareg rebels and armed groups that have swept across the north

    Tuesday, April 24, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 024
  18. AFGHANISTAN: In Afghanistan, Underground Girls School Defies Taliban Edict, Threats

    Every morning in this mountain village in eastern Afghanistan, four dozen girls sneak through a square opening in a m

    Tuesday, April 24, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 027
  19. SOUTHERN AFRICA: Violence Against Women at 'Crisis' Levels

    The South African Minister for Women, Children and People with Disabilities, Lulu Xingwana, has called for Southern A

    Tuesday, April 24, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 035
  20. Reports/Policy Briefs90 663
  21. Briefing on Women, Peace and Security, April 2012

    Briefing by Head of UN Women, Michelle Bachelet on Equal Participation and Protection of Women in UN Peacekeeping Co
    Tuesday, April 24, 2012
    Security Council Debate87 200
  22. ARAB SPRING: Have Women's Rights Been Forgotten?

    "What is the future for democracy in the Middle East, following the Arab Spring?"… "Depends how

    Monday, April 23, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 032
  23. Open letter to the UN Secretary General About the Upcoming Appointment of a new Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict

    WILPF has signed on to an open letter by the NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security to the UN Secretary Gener

    Monday, April 23, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 593
  24. IRAN: Will Change in Iran Empower Arab Women?

    The impact of Iranian doctrines in the region is apparent throughout history.

    Sunday, April 22, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 028
  25. MALI: Women Come to the Negotiating Table for Mali's Peace and Transition Process

    Mali is suffering from a threefold crisis, encompassing security issues as well as humanitarian and political concern

    Friday, April 20, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 023
  26. Fifteenth semi-annual report of the Secretary-General on the implementation of Security Council resolution 1559 (2004)

    Comprehensive assessment of the process of implementation of the resolution on the political independence of Lebanon sin
    Friday, April 20, 2012
    Secretary General Reports11 643
  27. SOUTH AFRICA: South Africa Searches Soul Over Alleged Rape of Disabled 17 Year-Old Girl

    It is a country that can seem inured to violence from sheer familiarity.

    Thursday, April 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 008
  28. TURKEY: 2 500 Women Activists Travel to Istanbul for AWID Forum

    More than 2,500 women from 140 countries traveled to İstanbul on Thursday for the start of the Association of Wo

    Thursday, April 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 009
  29. AWID: Militarism, Conflict and Violence

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    Thursday, April 19, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 590
  30. Security Council Open Debate on Nuclear Proliferation, Disarmament and Security, April 2012

    On the 19th of April the Security Council convened to discuss Nuclear Proliferation, Disarmament and Security.

    Thursday, April 19, 2012
    Security Council Debate87 199
  31. PHILIPPINES: Global Network for Women Peacebuilders Confers with Tabuk Women Leaders

    Members and officials of the Global Network of Women Peacebuilders - International Civil Society Action Network (GNWP

    Wednesday, April 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 985
  32. USA: Comment: Sexual Assault and Trust in the Military

    Barbara Gove served as a Marine at Parris Island and Cherry Point in the mid-nineteen-fifties.

    Wednesday, April 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 999
  33. ISRAEL: OPINION: What's Going On With Women in Israel?

    Today, a full-page advertisement supporting the New Israel Fund will appear in the New York Times.

    Wednesday, April 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 001
  34. AFGHANISTAN: Extremists Poisoned Schoolgirls' Water, Officials Say

    Kabul, Afghanistan (CNN) -- At least 140 Afghan schoolgirls and female teachers were admitted to a local hospital Tue

    Wednesday, April 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 002
  35. INTERNATIONAL: A Brutal Manifestation of Patriarchy

    Militarism, Violence and Conflict is one of the themes of the AWID Forum 2012 ↑ which opens tomorrow in Istanbul

    Wednesday, April 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 003
  36. HAITI: Haitian Justice Sector Operators Trained to Combat Sexual and Gander Based Violence

    From March 7–9, the ABA Rule of Law Initiative (ABA ROLI)—in cooperation with the Haitian Ministry of Jus

    Wednesday, April 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 004
  37. INTERNATIONAL: Gender Equality In Green Jobs: A Promising New Sector Must Ensure Pay Equality

    A clean energy economy will generate new industries and jobs in manufacturing, construction, science and engineering,

    Wednesday, April 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 005
  38. GUATEMALA: A Brutal Manifestation of Patriarchy

    The involvement of women in anti-war actions and in support of peace activism worldwide is a critical part of modern

    Wednesday, April 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 006
  39. DRC: A Fashion Show Featuring Women Living with HIV

    This past March was designated women's month in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

    Wednesday, April 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 010
  40. INDONESIA: National Dialogue with CSOs on National Action Plan P4K Begins

    The Indonesia National Dialogue with CSOs on National Action Plan P4K, organized by UNDP under the N-Peace initiative

    Wednesday, April 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 016
  41. ZIMBABWE: A New Coalition Takes the Lead on Women's Constitutional Rights in Zimbabwe

    Women from across Zimbabwe have celebrated the launch of a strategic high-level women's coalition.

    Wednesday, April 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 022
  42. EUROPE: New Partnership Between EU and UN Women to Enhance Gender Equality Worldwide

    A new partnership between the EU and UN Women set up to strengthen cooperation between the two organizations on their

    Tuesday, April 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 996
  43. USA: Military Vows Upgrade in Probing Sex Assaults

    Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen.

    Tuesday, April 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 998
  44. AMERICAS: Putting Women on the Agenda in Cartagena

    It's the Americas' largest reunion.

    Tuesday, April 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 000
  45. INTERNATIONAL: Peace Movements: Violence Reduction as Common Sense

    If one thing holds the overall movement of peace movements together it is the goal of violence reduction.

    Tuesday, April 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 007
  46. ZIMBABWE: Gender Activists Head for South Africa

    They held their first summit in Kadoma last month, convened by Gender Links, the Zimbabwe Local Government Associatio

    Tuesday, April 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 020
  47. PAKISTAN: War on Terror Traumatizes Pakistani Women

    PESHAWAR, Pakistan, Apr 16, 2012 (IPS) - Collateral damage caused by the ‘war on terror', prosecuted by the Uni

    Monday, April 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 986
  48. INTERNATIONAL: UN Envoy for Sexual Violence in Conflict to Step Down Next Month

    Margot Wallström, who has been spearheading United Nations efforts to tackle sexual violence in conflict, will s

    Monday, April 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 987
  49. BURMA: Suu Kyi's Victory and Women's Empowerment

    MYANMAR'S Election Commission announced last week the landslide victory of the opposition National League of Democrac

    Monday, April 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 989
  50. SUDAN: Women Call for End to Systematic Rape in Darfur

    Displaced women in camps across Darfur have expressed their anger at the recent escalation of rapes carried out by mi

    Monday, April 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 015

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