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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. UNITED STATES: Women Running for Congress in Record Numbers

    Women are running for congress in record numbers this year.

    Wednesday, October 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 447
  8. COLOMBIA: Latin America and Caribbean Views - Colombia's Missed Opportunity to Include Women in Peace Talks

    A decade after the last attempt to end Latin America's longest-running insurgency failed, the Colombian government an

    Tuesday, October 2, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 454
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. UNITED STATES: U.S. Agencies Move to Implement National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security

    Two U.S. government agencies, the Department of State and the U.S.

    Thursday, September 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 320
  20. USA: Election of 65 Women into Senegal's 150-Member Parliament Excites Clinton

    On the first of her two-day visit to Senegal, US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton Wednesday hailed the incre

    Friday, August 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 257
  21. Women's Rights & U.S. Foreign Policy

    When I attended the first Summit of the Americas in Miami in 1994, only two female heads of state represented their c

    Thursday, July 26, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 674
  22. USA: Bridgewater Urges More Women to Take on Representational Politics

    United States Ambassador to Jamaica Pamela Bridgewater is hoping that more Jamaican women will take a greater role in

    Wednesday, July 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 220
  23. LATIN AMERICA: Best and Worst Countries in Latin America for Women

    The best places for women to live in Latin America and the Caribbean are Barbados and Cuba, according to a May report

    Monday, July 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 207
  24. HAITI: Q&A with Peacekeeper Saheley Ferdous, Superintendent in the Bangladesh Formed Police Unit, Haiti

    The International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers, commemorated each year on 29 of May, is an occasion to salute t

    Tuesday, May 29, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 072
  25. USA: Why U.S. Centers Foreign Policy on Women

    From the very beginning of his administration, President Barack Obama has put women at the heart of United States for

    Sunday, May 27, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 061
  26. LATIN AMERICA: Latin America Opens Up to Equality

    Quietly and against the odds, women are stepping up the political ladder in Latin America, moving ahead of the United

    Tuesday, May 1, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 034
  27. GUATEMALA: A Brutal Manifestation of Patriarchy

    The involvement of women in anti-war actions and in support of peace activism worldwide is a critical part of modern

    Wednesday, April 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 006
  28. AMERICAS: Putting Women on the Agenda in Cartagena

    It's the Americas' largest reunion.

    Tuesday, April 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 000
  29. USA: Our Commitment to Afghan Women

    Over the course of a decade and through the administrations of two presidents of different political parties, the Uni

    Tuesday, April 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 959
  30. HAITI: 10 Female Soldiers Join 15th Peacekeeping Contingent to Haiti

    A 155-strong peace-keeping contingent will flew to Haiti yesterday from the Villamor Air Base as part of the Armed Fo

    Saturday, March 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 937
  31. JAMAICA: Forbes: Women in Jamaica

    International Women's Day was celebrated on March 8.

    Monday, March 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 903
  32. COLOMBIA: A Step Forward for Women Toward a Life Without Violence

    With the passage of four decrees that regulate Law 1257 against gender violence, Colombia has made significant progre

    Friday, March 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 897
  33. HAITI: Sophia Martelly Opened the National Forum of Haitian Women

    The First Lady of the Republic, Ms Sophia Martelly, officially opened yesterday Tuesday, the National Forum on the Is

    Wednesday, March 7, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 901
  34. NICARAGUA: Nicaraguan Feminists Protest For Their Bodies, Autonomy, Lives

    The news of the day was that Democratic representatives walked out of a hearing on “religious liberty and birth

    Wednesday, February 22, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 855
  35. USA: Americans Back Women In Combat, Poll Says

    In the 1970s and 1980s, one of the main arguments against ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment to the U.S.

    Monday, February 20, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 845
  36. USA/INTERNATIONAL: Women As Peacemakers – Activists Share Success Stories At Harvard Kennedy School

    When three women, including Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, an alumna of Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), rece

    Tuesday, February 14, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 820
  37. NICARAGUA: Forum on Violence against Women in Nicaragua

    A forum on violence against women will be held in Nicaragua on Friday, after the recent approval of a comprehensive l

    Sunday, February 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 811
  38. INTERNATIONAL/GUATEMALA: When Women Lead

    Would the world be more peaceful if women were in charge?

    Thursday, February 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 797
  39. EL SALVADOR: Women of El Salvador Start the New Year with a Special Law Protecting Them

    In El Salvador in 1930, the first female president in all of Latin America was elected.

    Monday, February 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 744
  40. GUATEMALA: Justice Delayed But Not Denied for Indigenous Peoples in Guatemala

    “Everything changed when the soldiers arrived,” said Rosa, an Indigenous Ixil woman living in the Quich&e

    Monday, February 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 771
  41. USA: U.S. Acts on Women, Peace and Security

    A new action plan opens far-reaching possibilities to improve the security of women and the world.

    Wednesday, February 1, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 731
  42. GUATEMALA: Take Action: Protect Guatemalan Human Rights Defender Norma Cruz

    Guatemalan human rights defender Norma Cruz – leader of the women's rights organization ‘Survivors' Found

    Wednesday, February 1, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 768
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  44. USA: Peace Through Gender

    IN 2002, women in Liberia helped bring an end to one of Africa's bloodiest wars by staging a series of peace protests

    Saturday, January 7, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 645
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