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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. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
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  17. GUATEMALA: Sexual Slavery Wounds Persist in Guatemala

    Fifteen brave Guatemalan women from the indigenous q'eqchí people testified before the High Risk Court in Guat

    Friday, October 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 546
  18. COLOMBIA: Missing from Colombia, FARC Peace Negotiations: Women

    Today, the government of Colombia and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) insurgency group meet in Oslo

    Thursday, October 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 547
  19. COLOMBIA: Impunity Persists in Sexual Violence Against Women

    Despite laws, resolutions, decrees, protocols, and directives against gender-based violence, women victims of sexual

    Thursday, October 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 557
  20. NEPAL: Women Empowerment Nepal's top Development Agenda

    “Following the political change of 2006, concrete steps have been taken to empower women and increase the propo

    Thursday, October 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 564
  21. PAKISTAN: Women Police Problems Highlighted

    This information was shared at a ‘group discussion on women police' which was organised by a non-governmental o

    Wednesday, October 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 529
  22. FIJI: UN Security Council passes resolution to address women's contributions

    The Resolution 1325 is the first resolution ever passed by the UN Security Council which laid the foundation for equa

    Wednesday, October 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 536
  23. MEXICO: Drug War: Mexican Citizens Fed up With the Bloodshed

    Margarita Lopez begins to speak about the horrible events that marked the end of her daughter's life in a low, even t

    Wednesday, October 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 568
  24. NORTH AFRICA/ MIDDLE EAST: Women Should Be Full Partners In Arab Spring, US Envoy Says

    The lack of women's economic and political participation, and lack of women's education, kept Arab countries from dev

    Tuesday, October 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 518
  25. SYRIA: U.N. Turns the Spotlight on Syria, Sexual Violence

    In addition to the 123 heads of state who will meet for the Sept. 25-Oct. 1 annual gathering of U.N.

    Tuesday, October 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 526
  26. IRAQ: The Kurds' Starvation

    Kurds are a forgotten people.

    Tuesday, October 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 567
  27. EGYPT: What the Women Say, Egypt's Fitful Revolution

    With Mohammad Morsi's inauguration as President of Egypt in June 2012, many Egyptians hoped that the country's fitful

    Tuesday, October 16, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 734
  28. INTERNATIONAL: New Research Tool's Focus: Women, Peace and Security

    An innovative online research tool just launched by Georgetown University's Edmund A.

    Monday, October 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 515
  29. PAKISTAN: Girls Determined to Fight Guns With Books

    Malala, 14, who suffered gunshot injuries to her head in the attack in Swat Oct.

    Friday, October 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 504
  30. PAKISTAN: Obstacles to Pashtun Women's Leadership

    Afridi's death, as one of the very few Pashtun women leaders in any field, leaves a large gap and begs the question o

    Friday, October 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 505
  31. IRAN: Rights Activists Beaten, Raped in Iran: U.N.

    Human rights activists in Iran are subjected to beatings with batons, mock hangings, rape, sleep deprivation, and thr

    Thursday, October 11, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 521
  32. WEST AFRICA: WANEP launches guideline on United Nations Security Council Resolution

    A Guideline for the Development and Implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1325 on Wome

    Wednesday, October 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 489
  33. INTERNATIONAL: Fellow Nobel Peace Prize Winner Criticises Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

    To this end, the judges awarded the Peace Prize jointly to three women, recognizing their "non-violent struggle

    Wednesday, October 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 491
  34. INTERNATIONAL: Double Discrimination: Gender and Age are Disadvantages for Girls Around the World

    Ten. Eleven. Twelve. Those are the ages that for many girls, the world becomes a much more dangerous place.

    Wednesday, October 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 494
  35. INTERNATIONAL: International Day of the Girl: Why Science & Math Programs Matter

    Late last year, the United Nations declared Oct. 11 the International Day of the Girl.

    Wednesday, October 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 495
  36. LIBERIA: Gender Minister - Gov't Has Not Achieved Much in Girls' Welfare

    The Government of Liberia via the Ministry of Gender and Development has said no considerable improvement has been ma

    Tuesday, October 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 481
  37. INTERNATIONAL: Women's Footsteps for Peace

    When he was still a senator and a member of the then opposition, President Benigno Aquino III recalled, he took part

    Tuesday, October 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 482
  38. PAKISTAN: Gender Uplift, Juvenile Protection: Fata Gets Funds But Not Laws

    The Fata Civil Secretariat earmarked Rs60 million in the ADP for tribal areas for current fiscal year under the head

    Tuesday, October 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 499
  39. INTERNATIONAL:Taking International Action to Prevent Sexual and Gender-Based Violence

    Saferworld welcomes the UK Government's decision to increase its efforts to prevent sexual violence in armed conflict

    Tuesday, October 9, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 711
  40. MENA: Women and the Arab Spring, Human Rights from the Ground Up

    Dominant human rights frameworks tend to define women's human rights in terms of individual political rights, a frame

    Tuesday, October 9, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 715
  41. MENA: Women and the Arab Spring, Taking Their Place?

    On 18 January 2011, in Cairo, Asmaa Mahfouz, a 26-year-old blogger, posted a video on Facebook calling for a demonstr

    Tuesday, October 9, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 716
  42. MENA: The Role of Social Media in Arab Women's Empowerment

    The societal and political transformations sweeping the Arab region have empowered large segments of the region's pop

    Tuesday, October 9, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 717
  43. MENA/ UNITED STATES: Women and the Arab Spring, Joint Hearing

    Senator BOXER [presiding]. The hearing will come to order.

    Tuesday, October 9, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 718
  44. COLOMBIA: Hidden From Justice Impunity for Conflict Related Sexual Violence, A Follow Up Report (English & Spanish)

    Women in Colombia, as elsewhere, face many forms of physical and psychological genderbased violence in many contexts

    Tuesday, October 9, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 720
  45. MENA: The Arab Spring for Women? Gender, Representation, and Middle East Politics in 2011 (Academic)

    A number of news articles, news programs, and pundits have described the “Arab Spring” as an "Arab S

    Tuesday, October 9, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 722
  46. MENA: Women's Rights Movements in the 'Arab Spring': Major Victories for Human Rights, or Symbolic Accommodations to Strengthen Regime Change Movements?

    American journalist Lara Logan explained on camera how she endured a sexual assault in Cairo's Tahrir Square, but cou

    Tuesday, October 9, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 723
  47. MENA: Reflections on Women in the Arab Spring

    Women were active participants in demonstrations and the protest movement in Tunisia, Egypt, Yemen, Libya, Bahrain, a

    Tuesday, October 9, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 724
  48. MENA: Women's Rights and the Arab Spring Middle East/North Africa Overview and Fact Sheet

    Successful uprisings in Tunisia and Egypt in the last year have sparked movements against dictatorships across the Mi

    Tuesday, October 9, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 725
  49. INTERNATIONAL: Equal Power-Lasting Peace--Obstacles for Women's Participation in the Peace Process

    Peace matters to everyone living in con¬flict regions.

    Tuesday, October 9, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 726
  50. INTERNATIONAL: New Film Debut Shows Secret Tragedy of 'Honour' Based Violence

    The Honour Based Violence Awareness Network says today the UNFPA – United Nations Population Fund statistics es

    Monday, October 8, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 469

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