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  1. Journey to Equality: 10 Years of the Protocol on the Rights of Women in Africa

    This publication was first released in 2013 by Equality Now on behalf of the Solidarity for African Women's Rights Co

    Tuesday, January 1, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 889
  2. 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
  3. 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
  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. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. AFRICA: Africa Embraces its Women

    By Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

    Friday, November 2, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 610
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. RWANDA: More Women Heed Call for Peacekeeping

    For the past few years, Rwanda has been making global headlines for its outstanding role in providing the much-needed

    Tuesday, October 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 480
  22. AFRICA: Women's Political Participation and Economic Empowerment in Post-conflict Countries

    One of the positive results of peace processes and political transitions in the Great Lakes region in Africa during t

    Tuesday, October 9, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 713
  23. SOUTH AFRICA: Loyal Subjects - ANC Women's League (heart) Zuma

    Winning the endorsement of the ANC Women's League (ANCWL) is useful, but not critical.

    Friday, October 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 466
  24. LIBERIA: More Room for Improvement, VP Boakai Says of Women's Empowerment

    Addressing a one-day Stakeholders' Consultative Conference yesterday in Monrovia, Vice President Joseph N.

    Friday, October 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 477
  25. AFRICA: Rapid Strides are Being Made to Give Women Leadership Roles

    There is a frequent image of African women restricted under a male dominated culture.

    Thursday, October 4, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 459
  26. NORTH AFRICA/ MIDDLE EAST: No Arab Spring Without the 'Flower' of Women's Rights

    Nearly two years after the start of uprisings across the Arab world, Arab women are confronting the reality that topp

    Wednesday, October 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 440
  27. AFRICA: Are women winning the power battle in Africa?

    BBC Africa Debate comes from Malawi this month and asks whether African women are winning the power battle.

    Tuesday, October 2, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 458
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. SOUTH AFRICA: Public Protector Calls On Women to Play Their Part in Supporting and Strengthening Constitutional Democracy

    Even though a critical mass of women have ascended to leadership positions in scarce skills sectors such as the judic

    Monday, September 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 341
  43. The Long Conversation: Customary Approaches to Peace Management in Southern Ethiopia and Northern Kenya

    This working paper is a contribution to understandings of peace-building among pastoralists.

    Monday, September 10, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 690
  44. SOMALIA: A Call for Sisterhood

    Tuesday, September 4, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 290
  45. AFRICA: African Women Won't Wield Political Influence Without Cultural Change

    The elections taking place across Africa this year present an opportunity for a rising tide of women to take politica

    Tuesday, September 4, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 305
  46. SIERRA LEONE: A Tale of Two Sierra Leone Women in Politics: Navo & Sunkari

    The only female aspirant for the Chairmanship of the Kailahun District Council in the November 17 pol

    Tuesday, September 4, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 309
  47. SOMALILAND: Narrating peace, Somaliland women's experiences

    Somaliland women's narratives have largely been absent from accounts in state and nation building in Somaliland, yet

    Sunday, September 2, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 311
  48. AFRICA: African Civil Society Demands to Play Key Role in Keeping Violence at Bay

    With peace agreements ending wars across Africa, local communities are embarking on rebuilding and revival.

    Friday, August 31, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 294
  49. SOMALIA: Marginalizing Women in Somali Politics

    Somalia has recently selected its parliament on Somali soil for the first time since the civil war of the late 1980s.

    Friday, August 24, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 282
  50. KENYA: Law Gives Women Powers to Contest Elections

    Kenyan's new constitution is not only a historic landmark for Kenya, but a milestone in the East African women's righ

    Friday, August 24, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 295

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