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  1. LIBERIA: Ellen Discusses Liberian Women's Involvement in Peacemaking

    "Women continue to play a major role in the efforts for peace.

    Monday, October 1, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 432
  2. SOMALIA: Somali women look to brighter future after decades of hardship

    The conflict that Somalia endured for more than 20 years took a heavy toll on the women of the country who now look t

    Monday, October 1, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 435
  3. GUATEMALA: Women's Gathering in Defense of Water, Life and Territory

    “In the struggle to defend our territory, our natural resources, what's at stake is our very existence.”

    Friday, September 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 448
  4. UNITED STATES: Peace in the Land

    Now that world leaders have addressed the United Nations General Assembly, it's time to think about the role of globa

    Friday, September 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 449
  5. UNITED STATES: Breaking Barriers: What It Will Take To Achieve Security, Peace, and Justice

    It is my pleasure to join in welcoming you to the 10th annual Women PeaceMakers Program.

    Friday, September 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 450
  6. PAKISTAN: The Next General Elections -- Some Pre-Requisites

    First of all, Pakistan being a multinational federal state, the parliament ought to be so constituted as to ensure fa

    Friday, September 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 484
  7. UGANDA: Teenage Girl Becomes Africa's Youngest MP

    Proscovia Alengot Oromait has become Africa's youngest Member of Paliament (MP) at the age of 19, after she won the U

    Thursday, September 27, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 427
  8. SOUTH EAST ASIA: Penang's Women Lead Local Democracy

    Over three consecutive days, ending Sep.

    Thursday, September 27, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 463
  9. SIERRA LEONE: Sierra Leone's women are a political force that can no longer be ignored

    Two years ago, Sierra Leone's government invited the women's movement to draw up a bill to usher in the quota system

    Wednesday, September 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 429
  10. UNITED STATES: Millions to Promote Women in Peacemaking

    A former U.S. ambassador has announced a multimillion dollar pledge to support a landmark U.N.

    Wednesday, September 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 445
  11. INTERNATIONAL: The Word on Women - Tapping Women's Leadership for Peace and Security

    Last night the East West Institute, a foreign policy think tank that promotes dialogue and understanding on security

    Wednesday, September 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 446
  12. AFRICA: Viewpoint: Are Africa's women on the rise?

    The past 12 months have seen a series of notable successes for African women - with two Nobel Peace prizes, a second

    Tuesday, September 25, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 419
  13. NORTH AFRICA/ MIDDLE EAST: Arab Spring reforms still leaving women out in the cold

    Nawal Al Saadawi has been at the lead of the fight for rights for women for decades, and like many here was exhilarat

    Monday, September 24, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 404
  14. HAITI: Will it Work for Women? New Gender Action Case Assesses World-Bank Financed Haitian National Housing Policy

    Gender Action's new case study, Haiti's National Housing Policy: Will it Work for Women?

    Monday, September 24, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 413
  15. LIBERIA/ MALAWI: Malawi's Banda and Liberia's Sirleaf:

    Malawi President Joyce Banda and Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf delivered blunt advice Monday to those seek

    Monday, September 24, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 420
  16. UNITED STATES: Fact Sheet: The Equal Futures Partnership And United States Commitments To Expand Women's Political And Ecomomic Participation

    While the world has made significant strides in expanding opportunity for women and girls, continued inequalities rem

    Monday, September 24, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 443
  17. UNITED STATES: Inclusive Security Resolves to Act

    Ambassador Swanee Hunt, chair of The Institute for Inclusive Security, announced the Institute's Commitment to Action

    Sunday, September 23, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 417
  18. INTERNATIONAL: United Nations Foundation's Girl Up Campaign and Girls on the Run International Announce Partnership

    Today the United Nations Foundation's Girl Up campaign announced its partnership with the organization Girls on the R

    Friday, September 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 414
  19. UNITED STATES: Women's Voices Essential to Lasting Peace

    "Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called the children of God."

    Friday, September 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 415
  20. PAKISTAN: New Commission on Female Status Remains in Limbo

    The slow progress stands in contrast to the government's tall claims regarding women development and empowerment &mda

    Thursday, September 20, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 386
  21. ASIA/PACIFIC: UNDP Offers Six-Point Plan To Fast-Track Women In Politics

    Globally, women hold slightly less than 20 per cent of seats in parliament.

    Thursday, September 20, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 390
  22. INTERNATIONAL: Women's Participation in Peace - How Does it Compare?

    It may be International Peace day tomorrow but a study out today suggests women are being shut out of peace processes

    Thursday, September 20, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 395
  23. AFGHANISTAN: Human Rights Group Calls for End to Taliban Deals

    After conducting research in five main Afghan provinces – Kabul, Badakhshan, Nangarhar, Balkh, Herat – th

    Thursday, September 20, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 403
  24. GEORGIA: European Jumbo of Women's Political Participation

    On October 1st parliamentary elections will be held in Georgia.

    Thursday, September 20, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 418
  25. SOUTH AFRICA: President, MPs Applaud Dlamini Zuma in Send Off

    President Jacob Zuma and MPs from across the political spectrum hailed Home Affairs Minister Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma f

    Wednesday, September 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 360
  26. LIBERIA: 'Another Female President in 2017' Mother Mary Brownell Suggests

    As Liberian women continue to enjoy the country's political honeycomb (sweetness), with a substantial representation

    Wednesday, September 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 383
  27. INTERNATIONAL: Who Creates Harmony the World Over? Women. Who Signs Peace Deals? Men

    A 2000 UN security council resolution that called for equal participation for women in "the maintenance and prom

    Wednesday, September 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 384
  28. SOMALIA: Peace-building programme for women launched in Puntland

    African Development Solutions (ADESO) has launched a project for more than 300 women in the Puntland region of Somali

    Wednesday, September 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 385
  29. INTERNATIONAL: Who Creates Harmony the World Over? Women. Who Signs Peace Deals? Men

    Around the world, women make peace in their homes and communities on a daily basis.

    Wednesday, September 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 410
  30. INTERNATIONAL: Seminar Gives the Key to Empowering Women in Politics

    In a unique gathering, celebrated women from all over the world shared ideas, experiences and challenges in seminars

    Tuesday, September 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 369
  31. KENYA: Coast Region Conflicts Threaten Achievement of 'Vision 2030'

    With the emergence of conflicts following the 2007 post election violence, it is unlikely that Kenya will attain the

    Tuesday, September 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 371
  32. SOUTH AFRICA: What's A South African Woman To Do?

    When South African women marched against the discriminatory laws of Apartheid in 1956, their rally cry — &ldquo

    Tuesday, September 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 373
  33. FIJI: Overcoming the Impossible

    Delana's achievement is not only outstanding but in the history of Fiji, there has never been a gold medallist at the

    Tuesday, September 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 376
  34. INTERNATIONAL: Children, Education and Reconciliation

    This paper examines truth and reconciliation commissions that have made reference to a longer-term role for education

    Tuesday, September 18, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 700
  35. INTERNATIONAL: Implementing Resolution 1325 in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone: Charting a Way Forward

    This briefing note contributes to the knowledge on UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on women, peace and security a

    Tuesday, September 18, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 702
  36. PAKISTAN: Call to Ensure Voting Rights for Dir Women

    Speaking at a news conference at the Timergara Press Club, a group of NGOs' representatives led by Akbar Khan alleged

    Monday, September 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 359
  37. AFRICA: Push back Frontiers of Sexism, Women Urged

    VISITING newly elected Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has called upon wom

    Monday, September 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 375
  38. INTERNATIONAL: The Role of Education in Peacebuilding: A Synthesis Report of Findings from Lebanon, Nepal and Sierra Leone

    This research sought to understand the role of education in peacebuilding in postconflict states.

    Monday, September 17, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 697
  39. PALESTINE: All-Female Party to Run in Palestinian Elections

    A new group running for municipal elections in Hebron is offering residents an alternative to politics as usual in th

    Sunday, September 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 362
  40. UNITED STATES: Ambassador Verveer Travels to Brussels To Meet With NATO on Women, Peace, and Security

    Melanne Verveer, Ambassador at Large for Global Women's Issues, will travel to Belgium on September 17 - 18, 2012, to

    Saturday, September 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 355
  41. INTERNATIONAL: Scalable Progress for Women Now Moving Swiftly in Mongolia

    MONGOLIA: Thanks to the vast mineral wealth inside the region, Mongolia is now showing progress toward the reduction

    Friday, September 14, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 364
  42. INTERNATIONAL: Women's Rights Groups Present Proposals to Chavez for Government Plan

    Caracas, September 14th 2012 (Venezuelanalysis.com) – Women's rights groups presented a series of proposals to

    Friday, September 14, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 366
  43. SRI LANKA: Special Message to Sri Lanka From Nobel Peace Prize Winner, Leymah

    2011 Nobel peace prize was given jointly to Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President of Liberia, Tawakkol Karman, a democrati

    Thursday, September 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 352
  44. COLUMBIA: Modeling Inclusion for Peace

    Last week, on Thursday, September 6, Sandra Ramírez filed into Havana‘s convention palace with five of h

    Thursday, September 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 357
  45. IRAQ: Women Organization Helped Bring Down Trafficking Chain in Iraq

    Security forces in Iraq have arrested Eman ”Dakhiliya”, who run one of the worse trafficking chains in Ba

    Thursday, September 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 361
  46. UNITED STATES: Obama Appoints Record Number of Women Judges to Federal Bench

    On Monday, President Obama set the record for most women judges appointed to the federal bench in one term when Steph

    Wednesday, September 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 317
  47. INTERNATIONAL: Women and Girls at Heart of the Blue Revolution

    World Water Week recently concluded in Stockholm with a special emphasis on the linkages between water and food secur

    Tuesday, September 11, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 332
  48. AFGHANISTAN: Afghanistan Sees New Political Parties Form

    The Afghan Ministry of Justice has registered 84 political parties since a new law took effect in September 2009, acc

    Tuesday, September 11, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 394
  49. PAKISTAN: PPP Protected Minorities, Women Rights'

    Talking to APP, he said reservation of four seats for minorities in the Senate and work on 'Minorities Protection Bil

    Monday, September 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 324
  50. SIERRA LEONE: Women Situation Room for Launch Sept. 21

    The Women Situation Room WSR, with the theme "Peace in our Hands" will be officially launched by President

    Monday, September 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 333

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