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  1. BOSNIA and HERZEGOVINA: Peace, Justice Elude Rape Victims of Bosnian War

    Nearly two decades after the Bosnian War ended, thousands of Bosnian women who were victims of sexual violence are st

    Tuesday, May 1, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 037
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. AWID: Militarism, Conflict and Violence

    Please click here

    Thursday, April 19, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 590
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. AMERICAS: Putting Women on the Agenda in Cartagena

    It's the Americas' largest reunion.

    Tuesday, April 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 000
  14. 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
  15. EGYPT: Egypt's Women Face Rollback on Divorce Rights

    CAIRO - In years past, when conservative members of Egypt's parliament spoke out to demand reversing the rights of wo

    Sunday, April 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 988
  16. PHILIPPINES: Philippines On Track in Achieving Millennium Development Goals

    The Philippines is on track in achieving the Millennium Development Goals particularly in education, health, women an

    Friday, April 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 992
  17. PAKISTAN: Politics, Islam, and the Status of Women in Pakistan

    Two months ago, in February 2012, a victory was won in the battle for more effective legal provisions for women in Pa

    Thursday, April 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 997
  18. BOSNIA:Women of Bosnia and Herzegovina; Twenty Years Later

    Twenty years ago this month, war broke out in Bosnia and Herzegovina, the main act in the dissolution of Yugoslavia.

    Wednesday, April 11, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 978
  19. COLOMBIA: UNHCR Supports Project to Help Displaced Colombians in Medellin

    Isabel* thinks she's finally found a place where she can rebuild her life, seven years after fleeing her home and mov

    Tuesday, April 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 963
  20. SERBIA: Women in Black: The Voice of Peace in Serbia

    They have been beaten, spat at and cursed. Jeered, mocked and ignored.

    Thursday, April 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 964
  21. USA: Military, Civilian Experts Discuss National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security

    Military and civilian experts convened at the U.S.

    Wednesday, April 4, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 958
  22. INTERNATIONAL: Birthing Justice; Women in Peace-building, Peace Amidst War for Resource Control

    Birthing Justice: Women Creating Economic and Social Alternatives.

    Tuesday, April 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 955
  23. USA: Our Commitment to Afghan Women

    Over the course of a decade and through the administrations of two presidents of different political parties, the Uni

    Tuesday, April 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 959
  24. EAST AFRICA: The Role of African Women in Post-Conflict Peace building

    Most African societies have patriarchal structures whereby men dominate the social, economic, and political realms of

    Tuesday, April 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 968