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  1. DRC: Women Seek Peace

    The conflict in the Eastern DR Congo provinces of North and South Kivu between the Kinshasa government and the M23 mo

    Friday, December 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 706
  2. NATO: A Hundred Days of Promoting the Role of Women in Peace and Security

    ''Throughout my career I have worked on challenging and interesting issues,'' says Mari Skåre, who was recently

    Wednesday, December 19, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 761
  3. IMPLEMENTATION OF NATIONAL ACTION PLAN: Implementation Plan of the National Action Plan on Women, Peace, and Security

    The report released by the State Department details the role of women in preventing conflict and building peace throu

    Wednesday, December 19, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 762
  4. DRC: Bring Women Into Peace Talks - Diop

    It's a country the size of all of western Europe, with enormous mineral riches that enable the artifacts of modern li

    Sunday, December 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 691
  5. DRC: Congolese Women Plead For Help In Ending Violence, Crimes Against Women

    Women in Africa's Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) are calling on President Barack Obama to lend resources and

    Thursday, December 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 684
  6. AFGHANISTAN: UN Calls For More Afghan Women Protection

    A new report released by the UN says Afghan women are still victims of abuse despite some success by authorities in p

    Wednesday, December 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 683
  7. Disarmament and Civil Society, Applying a Disarmament Lens to Gender, Human Rights, Development, Security, Education and Communication

    The issues and activities presented in this volume represent only a very small slice of global efforts to expand the

    Wednesday, December 12, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 759
  8. Gender Equality Policy

    "The purpose of this policy instruction is to strengthen the way OCHA responds to humanitarian crises by ensurin

    Monday, December 10, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 660
  9. DRC: Surge in Sexual Violence in North Kivu

    Sexual violence is on the rise as armed groups continue to move across the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo's (DR

    Thursday, December 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 681
  10. ISRAEL/PALESTINE: Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Shuns Female Brokers

    A U.N. resolution passed over 10 years ago requires women's involvement in conflict resolutions.

    Thursday, December 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 821
  11. OCHA Gender Toolkit

    This publication was released in December 2012, which discusses tools to help OCHA address gender equality.

    Saturday, December 1, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 920
  12. Monthly Action Points (MAP) for the Security Council: December 2012

    For December, in which Morocco has the Security Council presidency, the MAP provides recommendations on the situation

    Saturday, December 1, 2012
    Monthly Action Points87 483
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. PAKISTAN: Pakistani Girl's Parents Confess to 'Honor Killing'

    A 15-year-old Pakistani girl named Anusha was the victim of an "honor killing" last week at the hands of he

    Sunday, November 11, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 643
  37. WEST AFRICA: 'Enhancing Women's Leadership in Peace and Security in West Africa'

    As part of ongoing efforts to strengthen implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women P

    Friday, November 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 623
  38. GEORGIA: Three Women Ministers in New Georgian Government

    Late October, a new government was approved by the newly elected Georgian parliament.

    Thursday, November 8, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 630
  39. PHILIPPINES: Sectors in Caraga discuss Philippine National Action Plan

    Representatives from faith-based organizations, business sector, academic institutions, media, civil society organiza

    Wednesday, November 7, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 621
  40. JORDAN: Women's Rights at a Standstill in Jordan

    On a warm day late last month a crowd filed into a white tent outside the royal palaces in Amman to hear a much-antic

    Wednesday, November 7, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 646
  41. IRELAND: Ireland's Human Rights Not as Good as in 1990s, Says Higgins

    UNSCR number 1,325 was adopted by the council in 2000.

    Tuesday, November 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 607
  42. IRAN: Women Political Prisoners in Evin Prison, Still on Hunger Strike / Transport to Hospital Karami

    According to information from the women's ward of Evin prison, Karami, detained political prisoners on hunger strike

    Tuesday, November 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 614
  43. EGYPT: Egyptian Women Fight Back Against Harassment

    Egyptian bullies who sexually harass women in the streets, often taking advantage of mob situations and the anonymity

    Tuesday, November 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 616
  44. PALESTINE: Palestinian Women Take Business into their Own Hands

    Abeer Abu Ghaith, a poised young woman overflowing with optimism, works tirelessly to help Palestinian women achieve

    Tuesday, November 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 653
  45. INTERNATIONAL: NATO's Implementation of 1325

    NATO and its partners are taking concerted action to support implemention of United Nations Security Council Resoluti

    Monday, November 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 596
  46. INTERNATIONAL: The Word on Women - The Women's Rights Canon is Under Attack. It's Time to Act.

    This weekend I was invited to speak about women's issues at the Model UN taking place here in Washington.

    Monday, November 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 598
  47. PALESTINE: Young Palestinian Activists Carry Out Their Role in Bringing About Peace

    In the offices of the General Union of Palestinian Women –a bastion for older-generation prominent women politi

    Monday, November 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 601
  48. IRAN: Women Prisoners on Hunger Strike

    Amnesty International called on Iranian authorities to protect all detainees and prisoners from harassment and degrad

    Monday, November 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 638
  49. INTERNATIONAL: Report for the 12th anniversary of UNSCR1325

    If you walked past the Roger Smith Hotel on Lexington Avenue in Midtown Manhattan, New York, you would have had a win

    Friday, November 2, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 591

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