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  1. Security Council Open Debate on Women, Peace and Security, November 2012

    Overview

    On Friday November 30th 2012, the Security Council held its annual Open Debate on Women, Peace and S

    Friday, November 30, 2012
    Security Council Debate87 208
  2. GUATEMALA:Women Human Rights Defenders: Activism's Front-Line

    The first time I heard the term Women Human Rights Defender (WHRD) it was a bit of revelation to me.

    Thursday, November 29, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 667
  3. EGYPT: Legal teams & advocates work to save women from domestic violence

    In Egypt, domestic abuse is not a crime. When a woman is beaten by her husband, the authorities are seldom called.

    Thursday, November 29, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 668
  4. MENA: Why Can't We All Just Hold Hands? One Woman's Mission to Bring Peace to the Middle East

    A Dubai resident has decided to undertake a one-woman mission to bring peace to the 22 countries in the Arab League.

    Thursday, November 29, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 670
  5. UNITED STATES: Women Relay Experiences of Violence Through Art

    As unrest unfolds in the Middle East, a traveling art exhibition at the Sheldon Museum of Art in Lincoln seems all th

    Thursday, November 29, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 671
  6. SOUTH SUDAN: Yei Commissioner Vows to Fight Violence Against Women and Children

    The Commissioner of Yei County in South Sudan's Central Equatoria State, Juma David Augustine, said on Tuesday that h

    Wednesday, November 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 664
  7. PHILIPPINES: The Department of Interior and Local Government to Conduct Activities Aimed at Ending Violence Against Women

    The Department of Interior and Local Government enjoined all local governments to conduct activities towards ending v

    Wednesday, November 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 665
  8. SYRIA: Where Are the Missing Brides of Peace? Women Activists Who Protested About Violence in Syria - and Were Dragged off to Jail in their Wedding Dresses

    Marched through the middle a market in Damascus carrying red banners that read 'Stop all military operations in Syria

    Wednesday, November 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 669
  9. UNITED STATES: Black Women's Roundtable Unites a Diverse Group of Women Leaders and Organizations in Support of United Nations Ambassador Susan Rice

    A diverse group of women leaders and organizations have joined forces with the Black Women's Roundtable (BWR) to laun

    Wednesday, November 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 672
  10. KURDISTAN: Kurdistan PM Helps Launch Campaign to Combat Violence Against Women

    Kurdistan Regional Government KRG Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani joined the High Committee of the Campaign Combatti

    Wednesday, November 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 676
  11. SUDAN: 16 Days Campaign Challenges Violence Against Women

    On Sunday November 25, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, the start of the annual 1

    Tuesday, November 27, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 661
  12. INTERNATIONAL: Ban on Female Genital Mutilation Advanced at UN

    Campaigners against female circumcision have scored a major victory with the approval by a United Nations committee o

    Tuesday, November 27, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 663
  13. RWANDA: Governments Urged to Intensify Fight Against Women Violence

    The UN Women Executive Director, Michelle Bachelet has called on governments to employ effective means to fight viole

    Monday, November 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 659
  14. SOMALILAND: EMU Peace Profs Go to Women in Somaliland

    Six of the women who planned to study at (EMU) in the summer of 2012 in the brand-new Women's Peacebuilding Leadershi

    Monday, November 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 660
  15. LIBERIA: Women Groups Want to Drive Peace & Reconciliation Process - Ask for 50 Percent Increase in Leadership Positions

    A 22-member Women's Interest Group on November 22 presented a communiqué calling on President Ellen Johnson Si

    Monday, November 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 662
  16. EU: Comprehensive EU Approach to the Implementation of UNSCR 1325 and 1820

    Women, men, girls and boys experience and take action differently in the context of armed conflict, peacekeeping, pea

    Monday, November 26, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 756
  17. GEORGIA: Summary and Recommendations of the National Consultations on the Intergration of Gender Perspectives in the Security Sector

    Representatives of Georgian Civil Society Organisations and government entities involved in the implementation of the

    Monday, November 26, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 757
  18. 10 Points on 10 Years: CSO Position Paper on Europe-wide Implementation of UNSCR 1325

    This year marks the 10th anniversary of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on women, peace and security (WPS).1 The

    Monday, November 26, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 758
  19. Sierra Leone: World Court Struggles to Finish Mass Rape Cases

    The international war tribunal set up to prosecute those responsible for the atrocities committed during Sierra Leone

    Wednesday, November 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 658
  20. EGYPT: Egypt Women Deserve Rights Now, Not Later

    On the first day of the Eid el-Fitr celebrations, Cairo's Nile River promenade's sidewalks were crowded, and packed w

    Monday, November 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 655
  21. UNITED STATES: FACTBOX: Forced marriage in the United States of America

    The problem of forced marriage remains little known and well hidden in the United States, but experts say it is growi

    Monday, November 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 666
  22. Feminism and Militarization: Implementing Women Peace and Secuirty

    The recent Israeli bombing of the Gaza Strip continues to devastate and kill civilians living under occupation and th

    Monday, November 19, 2012
    ENews91 128
  23. Security Council Open Debate on the Maintenance of International Peace and Security: Piracy, November 2012

    Overview

    On Monday 19 November 2012, the Security Council held an open debate on the Maintenance of Internati

    Monday, November 19, 2012
    Security Council Debate87 209
  24. SYRIA: Syrian Women & Girls -- No Safe Refuge

    In Syria, women and girls are being targeted for rape on a massive scale.

    Sunday, November 18, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 755
  25. MALI: Al-Qaeda Linked Group Detains Mali Women

    New fighting and a crackdown on women not wearing veils by Islamist militants has marred peace moves by two rival gro

    Saturday, November 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 682
  26. DRC: A Red Armband for Dr. Mukwege

    The situation has been very tense at Panzi Hospital since the assassination attempt on Doctor Denis Mukwege that forc

    Friday, November 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 648
  27. ISRAEL/PALESTINE: Women Peace Activists Demand an End to Attacks in Gaza and Israel

    MADRE, an international women's human rights organization, condemns the growing violence that has killed at least 18

    Friday, November 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 649
  28. IRAN: Iran Deputies To Mull Draft Law Restricting Women's Right To Travel

    Lawmakers in Iran are preparing to consider legislation that may drastically alter an adult woman's ability to obtain

    Friday, November 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 650
  29. INTERNATIONAL: Family Planning Is a Right, Not a Privilege

    Given the news dominating the headlines this week (CIA sex scandals and an increasingly Orwellian surveillance appara

    Friday, November 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 652
  30. COLOMBIA: What's the role of Afro-Colombian and Colombian women in the FARC peace talks?

    As the Colombian Government prepares to meet with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) in Havana, Cuba,

    Friday, November 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 657
  31. AFRICA: Women Body Lobbies for Law on Marital Rape

    A grouping of women living with HIV/Aids has asked parliament to criminalise marital rape as a new report reveals pre

    Thursday, November 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 635
  32. PHILIPPINES: Medecins Sans Frontieres presses PNG on rampant sexual violence

    The president of Medecins Sans Frontieres pressed Papua New Guinea's new government to address its epidemic levels of

    Thursday, November 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 636
  33. IRAN: Iranian Human Rights Lawyer in Fourth Week of Hunger Strike

    Nasrin Sotoudeh's awards would cover a wall.

    Thursday, November 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 639
  34. ISRAEL: Women Arrested at Western Wall While 'Praying for Peace in the South'

    Six women were arrested at the Western Wall on Thursday for wearing prayer shawls during services in a manner that ha

    Thursday, November 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 641
  35. PALESTINE: PCHR Condemns the Attacks on Peaceful Assemblies in Gaza and Hebron

    The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) strongly condemns the Palestinian female police's violent dispersal of

    Thursday, November 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 647
  36. GAZA: Escalation of Violence as Airstrikes Hit Gaza

    The violence between Israel and Palestine is increasing.

    Thursday, November 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 654
  37. KURDISTAN: Prominent Kurdish MP Joins Turkey Hunger Strike

    Prominent female lawmaker and rights activist Leyla Zana who symbolises the Kurdish struggle in Turkey has joined hun

    Thursday, November 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 656
  38. COLOMBIA: Rights Out of Reach: Obstacles to Health, Justice, and Protection for Displaced Victims of Gender-Based Violence in Colombia

    Colombia's laws on violence against women are not adequately protecting victims displaced by the armed conflict, Huma

    Thursday, November 15, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 754
  39. DRC: Local Women Respond to Attempt on Doctor's Life

    “What about the women who were raped who were depending on Dr.

    Wednesday, November 14, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 632
  40. INTERNATIONAL: We Must Put Price Tag on Cost of Rape in War - Wallstrom

    A leading campaigner against sexual violence in conflict has called for economists to calculate the global cost of th

    Wednesday, November 14, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 633
  41. CANADA: Afghan-Canadians Tell the Real Story Behind Remembrance Day Protest

    On November 11, 2012 we attended the Remembrance Day ceremony at Old City Hall in Toronto as an Afghan anti-war prese

    Wednesday, November 14, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 637
  42. COLOMBIA: Rights Study Highlights Vulnerability of Colombia's Displaced Girls and Women

    Ana Angelica Bello, 45, was coming out of the Ministry of Justice in 2009 when two men bundled her into a car, put a

    Wednesday, November 14, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 651
  43. LIBERIA: Over 5000 Benefit from Foundation for Women (FFW)

    A local foundation, dedicated to empowering women through micro-loans, has disclosed that at least 5000 Liberian wome

    Tuesday, November 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 626
  44. INTERNATIONAL: Gender Mainstreaming Contributes to Regional Security

    The defense ministries of Montenegro, Macedonia, Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) are focusing on improving wo

    Tuesday, November 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 631
  45. SYRIA: What Assad Doesn't Want You to Hear: Syrian Women's Voices

    It's been nearly two years since Syria's dictator Bashar al Assad began his brutal assault on hundreds of thousands o

    Tuesday, November 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 642
  46. LIBYA: Libya to Receive UN Women Grant for the First Time

    Libya will be among 18 countries to receive a grant from the UN Trust Fund to End Violence Against Women (UN Trust Fu

    Monday, November 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 624
  47. NORTH AFRICA/ MIDDLE EASt: Has the Arab Spring Been a Disaster for Women?

    It's been almost two years since revolution swept across parts of the Arab world.

    Monday, November 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 625
  48. CAMBODIA: Women speak out over Khmer Rouge sexual violence

    For three decades the scars branded onto Kim Khem's arms have been a reminder of the sexual torture she saw under the

    Monday, November 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 634
  49. SYRIA: The Swallows of Syria

    Editor's note: The people in the story have been photographed with their faces covered and their names have been chan

    Monday, November 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 640

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