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  1. LEBANON: Lebanon Launches Campaign to Protect Children From Sexual Abuse

    With the support of the European Union, Save the Children and its partner in Lebanon KAFA (Enough) Violence and Explo

    Sunday, September 23, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 412
  2. 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
  3. INTERNATIONAL: Engaging Boys and Young Men in the Prevention of Sexual Violence: A Systematic and Global Review of Evaluated Interventions

    The purpose of this review is “to investigate the effectiveness of interventions for preventing boys' and young

    Monday, September 17, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 696
  4. INTERNATIONAL: UN: Set Plan for Women, Children With Disabilities

    The challenges facing women and children with disabilities are the focus of the annual Conference of States Parties f

    Tuesday, September 11, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 363
  5. UNITED STATES: US Visas Hit a Ceiling


    Monday, September 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 322
  6. PALESTINE: In Peace, Palestinian Women Under Attack

    Occupied West Bank, Aug 16 2012 (IPS) - After the brutal murder of a Palestinian woman in late July in a busy Bethleh

    Sunday, August 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 303
  7. SYRIA: Rape, Assault are Weapons of War in Syria: Rights Group

    Government forces in Syria are targeting women for rape and assault as the conflict between President Bashar al-Assad

    Thursday, July 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 230
  8. NEPAL: Growing 'Entertainment' Industry Traps Nepali Girls

    Almost unnoticed, Nepal's burgeoning adult entertainment industry has been drawing young girls away from being traffi

    Sunday, July 8, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 221
  9. SYRIA: All-Women Armed Battalion Forms in Homs

    A group of women claiming to be from the Syrian city of Homs announced this week the formation of the first exclusive

    Friday, June 22, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 165
  10. DRC: Security Council Deplores Recent Mutiny, Killing and Abuse of Civilians

    The Security Council today strongly condemned the recent mutiny by renegade soldiers in the Democratic Republic of th

    Friday, June 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 161
  11. UNITED KINGDOM: UK to Deploy Rape Investigation Squad to War Zones

    The UK is setting up a special rapid deployment unit to collect evidence on mass rape used as a weapon during global

    Monday, May 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 059
  12. USA: Report Says Female Farmworkers Suffer Sex Abuse

    Female farmworkers across the United States are commonly sexually harassed and assaulted, in part because their immig

    Wednesday, May 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 047
  13. NGOWG Women, Peace and Security: May MAP

    Please click here to access the NGOWG on Women,

    Tuesday, May 15, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 594
  14. INTERNATIONAL: Worldwide, It's "More Dangerous to Be a Woman Than a Soldier in Modern Wars"

    "It is now more dangerous to be a woman than to be a soldier in modern wars." These words were spoken by Ma

    Thursday, May 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 050
  15. CARIBBEAN: OAS and Chile Cooperate to Combat Violence Against Women in the Eastern Caribbean

    The Organization of American States (OAS) and the government of Chile have signed a letter of intent to strengthen ca

    Wednesday, May 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 043
  16. DRC: UN Envoy Concerned About Possible Sexual Violence Amid Latest Fighting

    A top United Nations official has voiced her concern about the latest wave of fighting in eastern Democratic Republic

    Thursday, May 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 040
  17. SOUTH AFRICA: Still A Nation of Rapists 18 Years On

    Seven children under the age of 14 were being raped in Soweto in a day.

    Thursday, April 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 025
  18. INTERNATIONAL: Why Women Are a Foreign Policy Issue

    The most pressing global problems simply won't be solved without the participation of women. Seriously, guys.

    Thursday, April 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 029
  19. ARAB SPRING: 'Why Do They Hate Us'

    In "Distant View of a Minaret," the late and much-neglected Egyptian writer Alifa Rifaat begins her short s

    Wednesday, April 25, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 017
  20. TIMOR-LESTE: East Timor: New President, Same Problems for Women

    The recent election of José Maria de Vasconcelos, or Taur Matan Ruak as he is known, to the Presidency of Timo

    Wednesday, April 25, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 019
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  22. SOUTH AFRICA: South Africa Searches Soul Over Alleged Rape of Disabled 17 Year-Old Girl

    It is a country that can seem inured to violence from sheer familiarity.

    Thursday, April 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 008
  23. USA: Comment: Sexual Assault and Trust in the Military

    Barbara Gove served as a Marine at Parris Island and Cherry Point in the mid-nineteen-fifties.

    Wednesday, April 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 999
  24. AFGHANISTAN: Extremists Poisoned Schoolgirls' Water, Officials Say

    Kabul, Afghanistan (CNN) -- At least 140 Afghan schoolgirls and female teachers were admitted to a local hospital Tue

    Wednesday, April 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 002
  25. HAITI: Haitian Justice Sector Operators Trained to Combat Sexual and Gander Based Violence

    From March 7–9, the ABA Rule of Law Initiative (ABA ROLI)—in cooperation with the Haitian Ministry of Jus

    Wednesday, April 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 004
  26. USA: Military Vows Upgrade in Probing Sex Assaults

    Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen.

    Tuesday, April 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 998
  27. SUDAN: Women Call for End to Systematic Rape in Darfur

    Displaced women in camps across Darfur have expressed their anger at the recent escalation of rapes carried out by mi

    Monday, April 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 015
  28. MALI: Crisis in Mali: Fundamentalism, Women's Rights and Cultural Resistance

    Jessica Horn: Were there any early warnings that this crisis would emerge?

    Sunday, April 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 013
  29. COLOMBIA: UNHCR Supports Project to Help Displaced Colombians in Medellin

    Isabel* thinks she's finally found a place where she can rebuild her life, seven years after fleeing her home and mov

    Tuesday, April 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 963
  30. USA: Some Shocked at Opposition to Violence Against Women Act

    Opposition to the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) has some who advocate for victims of domestic abuse scratching th

    Monday, April 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 961
  31. EUROPE: In Spain, Women Enslaved by a Boom in Brothel Tourism

    She had expected a job in a hotel.

    Friday, April 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 965
  32. DRC: Reducing Gender Based Violence in DRC through Behaviour Change Strategies

    The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has become infamous in recent years as the “rape capital of the world,&r

    Tuesday, April 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 956
  33. AMERICAS: 'War On Drugs' Leaves Latin american Women Lives in Ruin

    “Violence associated with the ‘war on drugs' and organized crime, which includes government corruption in

    Sunday, April 1, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 042
  34. Refugees, Sexual Violence, and Armed Conflict: The Nuances Between Victims and Agents

    Women survivors of sexual violence seeking refuge are disadvantaged because they lack agency in the forced migration

    Sunday, April 1, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 621
  35. USA: Gwen Moore, Wisconsin Congresswoman, Recounts Her Rape Ordeal In House Floor Speech

    As part of her floor speech pushing to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) on Wednesday, Rep.

    Wednesday, March 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 950
  36. PNG: Statement: Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women

    At the end of her official country mission to Papua New Guinea, the UN Special Rapporteur on violence against women,

    Monday, March 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 938
  37. ZIMBABWE: UN Slammed for 'Silence' on Zim political Rape

    The United Nations (UN) has been slammed for its silence on Zimbabwe and the campaign of politically motivated rape,

    Tuesday, March 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 896
  38. MAP March 2012: Afghanistan, Haiti, Libya, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Syria, Middle East, and WPS

    For March, in which the United Kingdom has the Security Council presidency, the MAP provides recommendations on count

    Tuesday, March 13, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 578
  39. 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
  40. UGANDA: 600 Girls Victims of Human Trafficking in Malaysia

    At least 600 Ugandan girls have been forced into Malaysia's sex trade in what has become a human trafficking epidemic

    Wednesday, February 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 821
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  42. INTERNATIONAL: Can we End Rape as Tool of War?

    We first thought about starting this piece with the story of Saleha Begum, a survivor of Bangladesh's 1971 war in whi

    Wednesday, February 8, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 786
  43. INTERNATIONAL: When the Numbers Don't Add Up: Researchers and Media Struggle with Stats on Sexualized Violence

    In January 2011, The Economist published the number of women raped in six conflicts, including an estimate o

    Wednesday, February 8, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 787
  44. INTERNATIONAL: Q&A: Gloria Steinem on Ending Rape in Rar

    It doesn't matter where you look; sexualized violence is intrinsic to conflict.

    Wednesday, February 8, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 788
  45. SUDAN: Darfun Women Take on Hard Labour

    Across the Darfur region of western Sudan, female workers weighed down by heavy buckets are a common sight on buildin

    Wednesday, February 8, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 789
  46. SOUTH SUDAN: Aid Worker Diaries - South Sudan: Women and children bear brunt of violence

    Arothi returned from the bush on Friday.

    Friday, February 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 769
  47. SUDAN: Impunity for Criminal Acts in Darfur Displacement Camps Must Stop – UN Official

    The chief of the joint United Nations-African Union operation in Darfur (UNAMID) stressed today his commitment to end

    Thursday, January 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 681
  48. EL SALVADOR: Three women tortured, killed in El Salvador

    The bodies of three women who appeared to have been tortured were found inside a ramshackle dwelling east of San Salv

    Monday, January 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 737
  49. Report of the Secretary-General on conflict-related sexual violence (2012)

    Report of the Secretary-General on conflict-related sexual violence: Covering the period from December 2010 to November
    Friday, January 13, 2012
    Secretary General Reports11 609
  50. BAHRAIN: Report: Excessive Use of Tear Gas Endangers Women Protesters Bahrain

    Expressing grave concern about the ongoing violence that has impacted Bahrain with forty-four casualties, the BCHR &n

    Tuesday, January 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 655