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  1. ISRAEL: Women Living in Israel List Sexual Violence as Bigger Security Threat than Bombings

    Women in Israel have very different views on what the basic threats against their security are, depending on factors

    Thursday, August 30, 2012
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  3. COLOMBIA: Conviction for Conflict-Related Rape and Murders 'A Rare Victory'.

    A civilian court's conviction of a Colombian junior army officer for the murder and rape of a girl is a rare victory

    Tuesday, August 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 296
  4. ETHIOPIA: Army Commits Torture, Rape

    The Ethiopian military responded to an April 2012 attack on a large commercial farm in Gambella region with arbitrary

    Tuesday, August 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 299
  5. PALESTINE: In Peace, Palestinian Women Under Attack

    Occupied West Bank, Aug 16 2012 (IPS) - After the brutal murder of a Palestinian woman in late July in a busy Bethleh

    Sunday, August 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 303
  6. IRAN: Iran Attacking Women, Attempt to Weaken Feminist Movement: Ebadi

    Nobel Peace Laureate Shirin Ebadi issued a letter to the United Nations Women Executive Director, Michelle Bachelet,

    Thursday, August 23, 2012
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  7. NICARAGUA: Pregnant Nicaraguan Girls Forced to Become Mothers

    Carla lost everything when she got pregnant at the age of 13: her first year of secondary school, her family, her boy

    Wednesday, August 22, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 329
  8. GEORGIA: Women's Peace Initiative in Gori

    In the beginning of August, a memorial evening was held in Gori, a city in eastern Georgia, to commemorate the annive

    Tuesday, August 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 310
  9. INTERNATIONAL: Ban: Leadership of Young Women Crucial to Advance Development Worldwide

    “The lack of women's representation – of women's empowerment – affects individual women's rights &n

    Monday, August 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 325
  10. For Women, There Are No 'Just Wars'

    No one wants to go to war.

    Friday, August 10, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 679
  11. RWANDA: Sex Corruption Grows as Barrier to Employment for Women in Rwanda

    A new study revealed that sex corruption is a growing trend in the job market here.

    Thursday, August 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 268
  12. INTERNATIONAL: As Gender Data Analysis Sharpens More Global Women Can Be Empowered

    Women make enormous contributions to their families and their communities, and there is compelling evidence that wome

    Wednesday, August 8, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 277
  13. USA: Clinton Encourages Girls, Women in Malawi Visit

    US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton met schoolgirls and Africa's second woman president during an unprecedented vis

    Monday, August 6, 2012
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  14. FYR MACEDONIA: Writing Women Into the Budget: FYR Macedonia Welcomes its First Strategy on Gender-Responsive Budgeting

    Although gender-responsive budgeting has led to the growth of separate programmes and micro-projects for women, this

    Thursday, August 2, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 349
  15. PAKISTAN: Pakistan's Tribal Justice System: Often a Vehicle for Revenge

    Suleman Khan demanded justice from the tribal elders.

    Wednesday, August 1, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 265
  16. PAKISTAN: UN Women Establishes Civil Society Advisory Group in Pakistan

    The intention to set up Civil Society Advisory Groups for UN Women at the global, regional and national levels was an

    Wednesday, August 1, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 339
  17. REPORT: Syrian Women & Girls: Fleeing Death, Facing Ongoing Threats and Humiliation

    Syrian women and girls coming to Lebanon are at increased risk of multiple forms of violence due to generalized insec

    Wednesday, August 1, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 856