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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. EGYPT: Video: Unveiled Women Barred from Voting on Constitution

    Egyptian "democracy" unveiled: Women without veils were barred from voting for the new anti-secular constit

    Tuesday, December 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 697
  3. ISRAEL: Hareid Parties: Women's 'Role' Not in the Knesset

    The Knesset Election Committee will discuss the possibility of disqualifying Hareidi parties because they have no wom

    Tuesday, December 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 698
  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. 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
  6. MALI: Malian Women Demand Voice in Negotiations

    Mariam Cisse sits on a wooden bench with her arm wrapped in a sling, her sad eyes cast downward and her voice low.

    Wednesday, December 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 730
  7. SIERRA LEONE: Sierra Leone Women Struggle for Political Role

    Sierra Leone held its third election since the end of its decade-long civil war on November 17.

    Tuesday, December 11, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 678
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. NORTH AFRICA/ MIDDLE EAST: Women Fight to Define the Arab Spring

    When Mabrouka M'barek is in the Tunisian capital these days, much of her time is spent writing a new constitution as

    Saturday, November 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 627
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. LIBERIA: Honor at Pinnacle - As Pres. Sirleaf Gets France's Greatest Recognition At Elysee Palace Today

    The French capital of Paris, especially the location of the presidential residence (Elysee Palace) is expected to com

    Wednesday, November 7, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 619
  18. UNITED STATES: Historic Gender Gap Rules: Women's Votes decisive in Presidential and Senate Races

    President Barack Obama won re-election with 55% of women's votes and 45% of men's votes for a decisive and historic 1

    Wednesday, November 7, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 644
  19. AFRICA: leading the way for women

    This has been a great year for women in power in Africa with the election of a second female president, the appointme

    Monday, November 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 603
  20. SOMALIA: Somalia gets first female foreign minister

    Fawzia Yusuf Haji Adam is to be Somalia's first female foreign minister in a cabinet formed by new Prime Minister Abd

    Sunday, November 4, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 606
  21. INTERNATIONAL: Security Council Urges Wider Role for Women's Groups in Peace Efforts

    “The Security Council takes note of the important role that civil society, including women's organizations, can

    Friday, November 2, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 593
  22. KENYA: Kenyan Women Set to Take On Men in Elections

    Brian Ngugi interviews Winnie Lichuma, chairwoman of the National Gender and Equality Commission.

    Friday, November 2, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 609
  23. AFRICA: Africa Embraces its Women

    By Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

    Friday, November 2, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 610
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. EUROPE: "EU Should Lead by Example"

    The Equal power – Lasting Peace conference gathered more than 100 participants, EU and NATO officials and polit

    Tuesday, October 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 510
  37. 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
  38. SOUTH AFRICA: Don't Cry for Thuli Madonsela. She's Untouchable, and She Knows It.

    Week after week, the Sunday papers lead with stomach-turning stories of misspending of taxpayers' money, corruption a

    Tuesday, October 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 532
  39. 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
  40. AFRICA: First woman chief of AU takes charge

    Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma waved an African Union flag, tapped a wooden gavel and became the first woman to take office a

    Monday, October 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 513
  41. PAKISTAN: Towards Women Empowerment

    It was stressed that representation of women in Parliament and the Senate must be between 33 and 50 per cent.

    Monday, October 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 514
  42. INTERNATIONAL: Is The Nobel Prize A Boys Mostly Club?

    As the last of this year's Nobel Prize winners are announced and media focus shifts away from Sweden, two things are

    Monday, October 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 523
  43. BURMA: Women Sidelined From Burma's Fledgling Peace Process

    As the dark-grey rain clouds gather and another late afternoon monsoon downpour threatens to unleash itself on the ci

    Monday, October 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 528
  44. PALESTINE: All-Female Ticket Aims to Be Heard, if Not Seen

    The faces of five men in business suits and one woman in a white head scarf beam under the slogan “Modern Hebro

    Sunday, October 14, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 570
  45. COLOMBIA: Preparations for a Peace Process

    On Monday, October 15, the government and FARC negotiators will sit down in Oslo to begin the next phase of the Colom

    Saturday, October 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 520
  46. 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
  47. BURMA: Western 'Peace Fund' Initiative Criticized

    The aid plans were launched earlier this year by Norway, the World Bank, European Union, United Kingdom, United Natio

    Friday, October 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 519
  48. MENA: 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

    Friday, October 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 554
  49. OPINION: Women an Essential Part of Peace-Building

    “There will be no significant rehabilitation or reconstruction of war-torn societies without women,” the

    Thursday, October 11, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 503
  50. EGYPT: Protests Against Egyptian Constitution Draft Connecting Women's Rights to Sharia Law

    The draft proposal of a new constitution for Egypt, has caused fiery protests from civil society and women's organiza

    Thursday, October 11, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 527

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