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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
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  13. The Revolution and the Emancipation of Women: A Reflection on Sankara's Speech, 25 Years Later

    I would like to situate my ideas within the geo-political context of the popular uprisings that continue to take plac

    Friday, June 22, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 623
  14. SIERRA LEONE: National Democratic Institute Schools Female Politicians

    Female aspirants for the November 17th General Elections drawn from all four Districts of Bo, Moyamba ,Pujehun and Bo

    Tuesday, May 1, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 031
  15. MALI: Women in the Capital Bamako Call for Peace and National Unity

    Malian women gathered in Bamako at a rally on Saturday (April 7) after leaders of Mali's coup and neighbouring countr

    Sunday, April 8, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 971
  16. LIBERIA: MRU CSOs Urged To Unite For 30% Women Quota

    The Representative of the Mano River Union (MRU) in Cote d' Ivoire, Angui T.

    Wednesday, March 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 972
  17. GHANA: Ghana Gets Commendation for Providing 28% of UN Peacekeeping Policewomen

    “I commend Ghana for being among the top contributors of women police officers to United Nations peacekeeping o

    Tuesday, March 27, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 967
  18. GHANA: Young Women Urged to Join Election 2012 Peace Crusade

    The Executive Director of Ark Foundation, Mrs.

    Monday, March 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 943
  19. LIBERIA: Nearly Hundred Liberian Women Participated in CMI's Consultations

    To gain field-based knowledge on how gender-based violence (GBV) should be taken into account in future peace process

    Wednesday, March 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 941
  20. SIERRA LEONE: Legislative Quotas - a Solution to Voter Sexism??

    Women constitute 51% of Sierra Leone's population, yet only 16 out of 112 elected parliamentarians are women.

    Friday, March 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 942
  21. SIERRA LEONE: Women Call for Gender Equality

    As the public relations officer of the All Political Parties Women Association, APPWA Gertrude Karimu stated last wee

    Tuesday, March 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 934
  22. RWANDA/LIBERIA: Women's Transformations during Conflict: the New Political Face

    While women are not new to politics, women's presence and faces in politics have become increasingly more commonplace

    Wednesday, February 8, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 781
  23. SIERRA LEONE: Sierra Leone Drafts a Development Plan for the Next 50 Years

    Fifty years ago when Sierra Leone gained independence after 150 years of colonial rule, with it came a feeling of opt

    Wednesday, February 8, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 783
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  25. LIBERIA: 'Wars Wouldn't Exist if Women Ruled'

    Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has been President of Liberia for a while now and is the first ever African woman to be elected

    Saturday, February 4, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 770
  26. SIERRA LEONE: In Sierra Leone, Women Want Commission

    Gender Specialist at the Sierra Leone Conference on Transformation and Development (SLCDT), Madam Naasu Fofanah has s

    Tuesday, January 31, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 736
  27. GHANA: Quest For Increased Female MPs - Quaye Advocates Affirmative Action

    The Second Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Prof.

    Monday, January 30, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 714
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  30. LIBERIA: Sirleaf - Women's Icon With Nerves of Steel

    Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is a joint Nobel Peace Prize winner as a champion for women's rights, whose steely nerves have

    Monday, January 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 739
  31. NIGERIA: Women Rally in Support of Fuel Subsidy Removal

    Some women groups marched through Abuja on Monday to demonstrate support for the fuel subsidy withdrawal by the Feder

    Tuesday, January 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 659
  32. LIBERIA: Women in Retrospect 2011

    Before we finally close the chapter on 2011, flipping a fresh page for a new beginning in 2012, let's not forget that

    Friday, January 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 641
  33. GHANA: Political Parties - Tools for Enhancing Women's Participation in Politics

    “The goal for more women in politics is not fewer men in politics but a more equitable society.” This is

    Thursday, January 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 634