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  1. INTERNATIONAL: Weathering the storm

    TODAY is the twelfth anniversary of the adoption by the United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325, on women and

    Wednesday, October 31, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 581
  2. AFRICA: More Women Needed in Peacekeeping Missions

    The Senior Police Advisor to the Eastern Africa Standby Force (EASFCOM), Torbjorn Sande, has called on regional count

    Wednesday, October 31, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 582
  3. EAST AFRICA: Women Advised to Take Up Leadership Positions

    The Chief Gender Monitor, Oda Gasinzigwa, has advised a visiting Kenyan delegation, to seek political leadership posi

    Wednesday, October 31, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 583
  4. ZIMBABWE: Zimbabwe Women Fight For Rights In New Constitution

    For long Zimbabwean women have played second fiddle to their male counterparts in all spheres of life but a new const

    Wednesday, October 31, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 584
  5. PAKISTAN: Khar Paints Rosy Picture of Human Rights in Pakistan

    Keen to defend the country's record because of candidacy for the Nov 12 election to HRC and hopes of qualifying for n

    Wednesday, October 31, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 587
  6. MYANMAR: Forging a New Path: Women at the Peace Tables in Myanmar

    Mi Kun Chan Non, a representative of the Mon Women's Organization, and one of the only two female observers of the Mo

    Wednesday, October 31, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 588
  7. DRC: One-third of Congolese men admit committing sexual violence

    More than one in three men surveyed in the Democratic Republic of the Congo's war-torn east admits committing sexual

    Wednesday, October 31, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 589
  8. INTERNATIONAL: All-Female Peacekeeping Unit Highlights Role of Women in Facilitating Peace and Security

    With today's challenges, UN peacekeepers continue to play an essential role in furthering global peace and stability.

    Wednesday, October 31, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 595
  9. DRC: Who will stand up for the women of Congo?

    Last week, coffee in hand, I read a chilling email. Armed men had shot at Dr.

    Tuesday, October 30, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 577
  10. SOMALIA: Somalia is revamping its police force and cracking down on crime

    In 1979, newly recruited policewoman, Asha Hassan Hussein, was the first female to ride a police motorcycle to patrol

    Tuesday, October 30, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 580
  11. SOMALIA: The Launch of a Policy Brief On Women's Rights Within the Somali Provisional Constitution

    IIDA Women's Development Organization today launched a policy brief report detailing how Somali women's two decades o

    Tuesday, October 30, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 592
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  13. PAKISTAN: Many Swat Women Share Misery

    Several of them are regular visitors to Peshawar High Court where their respective cases have long been pending.

    Monday, October 29, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 585
  14. RWANDA: More Women Deliver in Hospitals

    About 70 per cent of Rwandan women deliver under the supervision of a professional medical practitioner, an official

    Saturday, October 27, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 579
  15. PACIFIC: Regional Action Plan On Women Peace and Security

    Speaking at the launch ceremony held at the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat in Suva, Fiji, the Forum Chair, Hon.

    Friday, October 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 586
  16. IRAN: Iranian Dissidents Win Esteemed Human Rights Prize

    A pair of Iranian dissidents — a jailed human rights lawyer and a banned filmmaker -- were named winners Friday

    Friday, October 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 597
  17. UNITED STATES: President Obama Endorses Marriage Equality on the Ballot

    Yesterday, President Obama's campaign released three statements announcing his endorsement of state ballot initiative

    Friday, October 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 600
  18. Mapping Women, Peace and Security in the UN Security Council: Report of the NGOWG Monthly Action Points for 2009-2010

    Friday, October 26, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs92 260
  19. RWANDA: African Development Bank Commits to Combat Gender Inequality

    AS the African Development Bank (AfDB) plans to transform the state of gender parity on the African continent, a new

    Thursday, October 25, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 572
  20. AFGHANISTAN: International Development Committee publishes report on Afghanistan

    The Department for International Development (DFID) must do more to improve the lives of women in Afghanistan who con

    Thursday, October 25, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 575
  21. ISRAEL: UN Independent Expert calls for Boycott of Businesses Profiting from Israeli Settlements

    A United Nations independent expert today called on the world body's General Assembly, as well as civil society, to t

    Thursday, October 25, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 445
  22. PAKISTAN: PTI Women Hold Rally Against Drone Attacks

    The protesting female workers led by PTI leader Aysha Gulalay Wazir were holding placards and banners inscribed with

    Wednesday, October 24, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 561
  23. COLOMBIA: 'What Kind of Peace?:' Nancy Sanchez, Woman Peace-Maker

    Nancy Sanchez has been working for human rights in Colombia for two decades.

    Wednesday, October 24, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 565
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  25. AFRICA: Commission on rights adopts first general comment

    During its 52nd Session in Yamoussoukro, Ivory Coast, the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights (African Co

    Wednesday, October 24, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 573
  26. INTERNATIONAL: Malala's Cause Is Our Cause

    Her remarkable progress, reported by doctors at the specialist unit of a brilliant hospital I know well – Selly

    Wednesday, October 24, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 574
  27. INTERNATIONAL: Global Director Yasmeen Hassan - Adultery Laws Unfairly Target Women (IPS)

    Inter Press Service News Agency -- "Adultery Laws Unfairly Target Women, U.N.

    Wednesday, October 24, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 613
  28. Implementation of UNSCR 1325: Integration of Gender Sensitive Policies in the Security Sector of Bosnia and Herzegovina

    The project "Implementation of UNSCR 1325: Integration of gender sensitive policies in the security sector of Bo

    Wednesday, October 24, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 751
  29. Women Peace and Security: Canada Moves Forward to Increase Women's Engagement

    From September 2009 to April 2010, the Standing Senate Committee on Human Rights conducted a study of United Nations

    Wednesday, October 24, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 752
  30. Working Paper on Advancing National Action Plans, Regional Action Plans, and Twinning on Women, Peace and Security

    In 2000, United Nations Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1325 called on all member states and the United Nations (

    Wednesday, October 24, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 753
  31. RWANDA: Women's Presence is Not Enough

    Many people erroneously view gender as 'women's presence'.

    Tuesday, October 23, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 553
  32. IRAN: Iranian Nobel Peace Prize Winner Predicts Persian Spring

    Nobel Prize winner Shirin Ebadi spoke to Sophie Claudet last week on the sidelines of the Women's Forum in Deauville,

    Tuesday, October 23, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 555
  33. ARMENIA: 100 Years Later Armenian Women Continue to be Haunted by Genocide

    In a searing, impact-filled letter written to Swiss Armenian woman filmmaker Suzanne Khardalian, human rights activis

    Tuesday, October 23, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 559
  34. PAKISTAN: Violence Against Women High in Peshawar

    Other districts are Lahore, Okara, Sargodha, Faisalabad, Rawalpindi, Sialkot, Gujrat, DG Khan, Pakpattan, Muzaffargar

    Tuesday, October 23, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 563
  35. HAITI: Haiti Honors Maria Bello for her Women's Advocacy Following 2010 Earthquake

    Haiti's President Michel Martelly honored Maria Bello on Tuesday for her advocacy work on behalf of the Caribbean cou

    Tuesday, October 23, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 569
  36. UNITED STATES: Reproductive Rights Groups Launch Educate Congress Initiative

    Reproductive rights groups are partnering up for the 'Educate Congress' initiative, which will send a copy of Our Bod

    Tuesday, October 23, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 599
  37. INTERNATIONAL: Gender, Fragility and the Politics of Statebuilding

    Internationally supported statebuilding processes offer an opportunity to address engrained gender inequalities and d

    Tuesday, October 23, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 740
  38. INTERNATIONAL: Gender in Peacebuilding

    This report reflects the findings of the preparatory stage of a three-year research project exploring the role of gen

    Tuesday, October 23, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 742
  39. INTERNATIONAL: U.S. National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security

    The goal of the U.S.

    Tuesday, October 23, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 743
  40. INTERNATIONAL: Blurring the Boundaries: Citizen Action Across States and Societies

    Researchers from the Development Research Centre on Citizenship, Participation and Accountability spent a decade work

    Tuesday, October 23, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 744
  41. SOUTHERN AFRICA: Implementing Peace and Security Architecture (II): Southern Africa

    The last part of Africa to be decolonised, the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region, remains one of t

    Tuesday, October 23, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 745
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  43. INTERNATIONAL: Violent Conflict and Gender Inequality: An Overview

    Violent conflict, a pervasive feature of the recent global landscape, has lasting impacts on human capital, and these

    Tuesday, October 23, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 747
  44. NEPAL/ INTERNATIONAL: Training of Trainers' Manual on Gender and Security for the Media and Civil Society in Nepal

    The manual has been designed for the training of trainers (ToT) programme for media and civil society on gender and s

    Tuesday, October 23, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 748
  45. Planning for Action on Women and Peace and Security: National-level Implementation of Resolution 1325 (2000)

    Physical, sexual, psychological and economic violence against women is endemic worldwide.

    Tuesday, October 23, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 749
  46. Women, peace and Security in Liberia: Supporting the Implementation of Resolution 1325 in Liberia A UN-INSTRAW

    Peace is fragile and delicate in post conflict societies and the full recovery from the trauma caused needs time, com

    Tuesday, October 23, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 750
  47. Security Council Open Debate on Peace and Justice: The Role of the ICC, October 2012

    Overview

    On Wednesday October 17th the Security Council held an open debate on Peace and Justice, with a spec

    Tuesday, October 23, 2012
    Security Council Debate87 207
  48. INTERNATIONAL: U.S. National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security

    On December 19 2012, President Obama released the first-ever U.S.

    Monday, October 22, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 548
  49. PAKISTAN: Culture of Impunity Blamed for Violence Against Women

    The report adds that the FIRs of around 59 per cent of the cases in the province were not registered.

    Monday, October 22, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 549
  50. INTERNATIONAL: New Issues in Refugee Research

    According to UNHCR there are over 15 million refugees throughout the world.

    Monday, October 22, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 739

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