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  1. Pre 2015 News Archive65 298
  2. CENTRAL AMERICA: Women's Murder Rate Skyrocketing in Honduras

    Women are being murdered in Honduras -- already deemed the world's deadliest country by the United Nations -- at a sk

    Sunday, July 29, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 275
  3. CENTRAL AMERICA: Sharing Ideas to Stem Violence Against Women

    It's a crime that's rising in Seattle and across the country, and it is even more profound in places like El Salvador

    Friday, July 27, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 274
  4. KASHMIR: Fast Track Courts Needed for Crimes Against Women: NCW

    Fast track courts should be set up for trial of cases pertaining to excesses against women, National Commission for W

    Thursday, July 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 250
  5. COLOMBIA: Gender Policy is Failing Women in Colombia

    Although Colombia seems to have a number of the right policies for improving gender equality, structural challenges a

    Thursday, July 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 278
  6. HAITI: When 911 Isn't There: Inside Haiti's Rape Crisis Hotline

    It is hard for most foreigners to understand the poor state of Haiti's infrastructure.

    Thursday, July 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 280
  7. SOLOMON ISLANDS: Solomons Police Must Set Example in Fighting Gender Violence: Commissioner

    Solomon Islands' new police commissioner says the police must set an example when it comes to addressing the country'

    Monday, July 23, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 237
  8. HAITI: Haitian Gender Specialists to be Trained by UWI

    As Haiti continues to rebuild itself from the 2010 earthquake that left it in ruins, the University of the West Indie

    Monday, July 23, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 279
  9. MOZAMBIQUE: To Victims of Sexual Violence - You Are Not Alone

    In Mozambique, as in many countries, gender violence remains a guarded secret.

    Sunday, July 22, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 238
  10. CONGO-KINSHASA: UN Official Condemns Sexual Violence By Renegade Soldiers

    A United Nations official today condemned the sexual violence in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) r

    Thursday, July 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 233
  11. MIDDLE EAST: Women at the Frontiers

    This week I was invited to an Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) meeting in the Austrian cap

    Thursday, July 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 234
  12. DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - Advocacy for Women Under Domestic Violence Must Work From 'Ground Up'

    (WNN/PI) Santa Domingo, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: With Dominican Republic's national legislation against violence i

    Thursday, July 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 304
  13. MEXICO: Teen's Brothel Escape Triggers Mexico Clampdown

    They were only 14 years old, cousins from a small town in central Mexico, when a fun trip to the local fair turned in

    Thursday, July 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 346
  14. MALI: Mali Asks International Court to Investigate Atrocities

    The government of Mali on Wednesday formally asked the International Criminal Court to investigate atrocities attribu

    Wednesday, July 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 240
  15. INTERNATIONAL: Women's Media Center Project Uses Crowd-Maps to Locate Rape During Global Conflict

    “Rape is being used as a tool of war in Syria, and, in most cases, it is allegedly being carried out by governm

    Tuesday, July 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 215
  16. CENTRAL AMERICA: Mexico Fails to Tackle Increased Levels of Violence Against Women

    The Mexican authorities have failed to protect women from increasing levels of violence and discrimination or to ensu

    Friday, July 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 209
  17. CENTRAL AMERICA: How the Drug Trade Fuels Femicide in Central America

    Since the "Northern Triangle" of El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala emerged as the main corridor for US-bo

    Thursday, July 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 208
  18. KYRGYZSTAN: Rape Trial Spotlights Women's Plight

    Allegations that a member of Kyrgyzstan's KGB-successor agency organized the brutal rape of his wife have outraged wo

    Thursday, July 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 214
  19. SYRIA: Rape, Assault are Weapons of War in Syria: Rights Group

    Government forces in Syria are targeting women for rape and assault as the conflict between President Bashar al-Assad

    Thursday, July 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 230
  20. AFGHANISTAN: Taliban Execution of Afghan Woman Causes Outraged Activists to Mobilize

    In a grainy video that shocked viewers around the world, a young woman named Najiba shrouded in a gray shawl sits alo

    Wednesday, July 11, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 226
  21. DRC: Warlord Gets 14 Years for Using Child Soldiers

    Convicted Congolese warlord Thomas Lubanga Dyilo has been sentenced to 14 years in jail, but he will have six years k

    Tuesday, July 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 206
  22. SOUTH SUDAN: Can South Sudan under Salva Kiir become a better place to be a woman?

    When Navi Pillay, the UN high commissioner for human rights, visited South Sudan in May, she heard first-hand about t

    Tuesday, July 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 212
  23. USA: Clinton Pleads for Rights of Afghan Women

    US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton made a powerful plea on Sunday for the rights of women in Afghanistan, using a

    Monday, July 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 204
  24. NEPAL: Nepal's 'Kamlari' Girls Break the Bonds of Slavery

    Shanta Chaudhary was eight years old when her parents sold her into effective slavery for $75, sending her to scrub,

    Monday, July 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 219
  25. NEPAL: Growing 'Entertainment' Industry Traps Nepali Girls

    Almost unnoticed, Nepal's burgeoning adult entertainment industry has been drawing young girls away from being traffi

    Sunday, July 8, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 221
  26. NICARAGUA: Law on Violence Against Women Goes into Effect

    On June 22, the Law on Violence Against Women entered into force in Nicaragua, with the approval of its rules of proc

    Friday, July 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 205
  27. PAKISTAN: Enslaved By Tradition

    Despite the placing on Pakistan's statute books of tougher laws against the practice of `swara' or the “giving

    Thursday, July 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 196
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  29. WEST AFRICA: Sexual Exploitation and Abuse 10 Years On

    How much has really changed since NGO Save the Children, and the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) published a report that sh

    Wednesday, July 4, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 193
  30. ANGOLA: Luanda Hosts Conference on Women and Domestic Violence

    The first Angolan conference on Women and Domestic Violence will happen on July 3 in Luanda, under the leadership of

    Monday, July 2, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 186