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  1. COTE D'IVOIRE/RWANDA: Women Join Ivory Coast Peacekeepers

    A group of 15 policewomen became the first all-women team to deploy with the U.N.

    Monday, December 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 696
  2. RWANDA/COTE D'IVOIRE: UN Commends Rwandan Women Peacekeepers in Ivory Coast

    The United Nations police adviser, Ann-Marie Orler, has welcomed the arrival of Rwanda's female police contingent in

    Sunday, December 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 689
  3. AFRICA: More Women Needed in Peacekeeping Missions

    The Senior Police Advisor to the Eastern Africa Standby Force (EASFCOM), Torbjorn Sande, has called on regional count

    Wednesday, October 31, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 582
  4. INTERNATIONAL: All-Female Peacekeeping Unit Highlights Role of Women in Facilitating Peace and Security

    With today's challenges, UN peacekeepers continue to play an essential role in furthering global peace and stability.

    Wednesday, October 31, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 595
  5. AFGHANISTAN: Women Soldiers' Role in Afghan Frontline Villages Caught on Camera

    The decade-long war in Afghanistan has been the focus of countless books and exhibitions, but there is one view of th

    Friday, October 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 562
  6. MACEDONIA: Balkan Women a Key Factor for Peace Building

    "I have been always interested in helicopters and planes," Matic said.

    Tuesday, October 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 512
  7. DCR: Peacekeepers or Perpetrators? An Analysis of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (SEA) by UN Personnel in the Democratic Republic of Congo

    Peacekeepers or Perpetrators examines the complex international problem of Sexual Abuse and Exploitation (SEA) commit

    Thursday, October 11, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 732
  8. 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
  9. SERBIA: Challenges of Women's Participation in Serbian Peacekeeping Missions

    This paper discusses the challenges of women's participation in peacekeeping operations, global characteristics of th

    Tuesday, September 11, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 692
  10. PAKISTAN: Building a Bridge

    Peace building efforts between India and Pakistan are not for bilateral talks at the diplomatic level alone.

    Wednesday, September 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 297
  11. INTERNATIONAL: AFRICOM's Women, Peace and Security Conference Ends

    United States Africa Command's Women, Peace and Security - Lessons Learned in Peacekeeping conference concluded Augus

    Thursday, August 30, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 285
  12. NEPAL: Implementing Locally – Inspiring Globally: 1325 Localization in Nepal

    GNWP is back in Nepal for part two of its Localization and United Nations Security Council Resolutions 1325 and 1820

    Friday, August 24, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 292
  13. CONGO-KINSHASA: UN Official Condemns Sexual Violence By Renegade Soldiers

    A United Nations official today condemned the sexual violence in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) r

    Thursday, July 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 233
  14. TIMOR-LESTE: Peacekeeping Drawdown Begins

    The United Nations Integrated Mission (UNMIT) in Timor-Leste began in 2006 after a mutiny by soldiers and a breakdown

    Thursday, July 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 393
  15. WEST AFRICA: Sexual Exploitation and Abuse 10 Years On

    How much has really changed since NGO Save the Children, and the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) published a report that sh

    Wednesday, July 4, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 193
  16. KURDISTAN: Female Army Officer Wants Peace

    The video for this story, from the Women and War series, can be viewed

    Wednesday, June 20, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 154
  17. INDIA: Peacexploitation? A Study of Indian Female Peacekeepers

    LSE's Dr Marsha Henry questions whether the deployment of female Indian peacekeepers is evidence of gendered succ

    Tuesday, June 19, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 618
  18. INTERNATIONAL: Sexual Exploitation and Abuse by U.N Peacekeepers – Why the Problem Continues to Persist

    The United Nations peacekeeping missions have a compelling role in assisting states emerging from conflicts.

    Monday, June 11, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 731
  19. NEPAL: Women and Security in Nepal: New Film Highlights the Importance of Female Police Officers

    Inspired by real life events, Saferworld has produced a short film showing the important role women in Nepal can play

    Tuesday, May 29, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 064
  20. 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
  21. LIBERIA: More Calls against Sexual Exploitation, Abuse

    The United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) in collaboration with several civil organizations has ended a week-long

    Monday, May 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 053
  22. BURMA: Suu Kyi's Victory and Women's Empowerment

    MYANMAR'S Election Commission announced last week the landslide victory of the opposition National League of Democrac

    Monday, April 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 989
  23. BANGLADESH: Where Women Lead the Way

    To many outsiders, Bangladesh is best known for its poverty and the natural disasters that hit it with depressing reg

    Friday, April 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 981
  24. HAITI: Haitian Teen to Testify in UN Abuse Scandal

    The teenage boy who was allegedly sexually assaulted by United Nations peacekeepers in Haiti reportedly plans to test

    Wednesday, April 11, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 977
  25. AFGHANISTAN: Jail May Await Afghan Women Fleeing Abuse, Rape

    For Afghan women, the act of fleeing domestic abuse, forced prostitution or even being stabbed repeatedly with a scre

    Wednesday, March 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 949
  26. 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
  27. INTERNATIONAL: UN Police Chief: 'Zero Impunity' for Peacekeepers Guilty of Sexual Abuse

    The United Nations police chief today called on Member States to ensure that peacekeeping personnel found guilty of s

    Wednesday, March 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 928
  28. DRC: CBM'S Fistula Campaign Aims to Give Women Back Their Dignity

    On 22nd March 2012, CBM, the overseas disability charity, will be running a UK wide awareness campaign about their wo

    Wednesday, March 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 929
  29. ISRAEL: Close Encounters of the Unwanted Kind

    "At the demonstration today in Kafr a-Dik, I noticed looks and finger-pointing from the shabab (nickname for you

    Monday, March 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 917
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  31. 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
  32. BURMA: License to rape: How Burma's military employs systematic sexualized violence

    Last week, a young woman from the Karen ethnic minority in Burma reported being “beaten, drugged, and sexually

    Thursday, March 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 960
  33. HAITI: Two UN Peacekeepers Convicted of Sexually Assaulting Teenage Haitian Boy

    A Pakistani military tribunal has convicted two United Nations peacekeepers for raping a 14-year-old Haitian boy.

    Tuesday, March 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 899
  34. HAITI: Two UN Peacekeepers Convicted of Sexually Assaulting Teenage Haitian Boy

    A Pakistani military tribunal has convicted two United Nations peacekeepers for raping a 14-year-old Haitian boy.

    Tuesday, March 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 900
  35. PAKISTAN: Pakistan to Imprison and Discharge Three Peacekeepers for Sexual Abuse

    Three Pakistani policemen serving with the UN in Haiti will be sentenced to prison for sexual exploitation and abuse,

    Tuesday, March 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 924
  36. 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
  37. PAKISTAN: Unheard and Unwanted, Rape Continues to Be Used as a Tool to Suppress Women

    The women's international day on March 8 is generally celebrated throughout the country with enthusiasm and jubilatio

    Wednesday, March 7, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 875
  38. SRI LANKA: Failure of State Protection for Women From Rape, Sexual Harassment, Murder and Other Harmful Acts

    At Kahawatte, representatives from several religions met and addressed a press conference on the issue of insecurity

    Wednesday, March 7, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 877
  39. LIBERIA: The United Nations Mission in Liberia, Facts and Figures

    The United Nations Security Council Resolution 1509 adopted on 16 September authorized the setting up of a peacekeepi

    Tuesday, February 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 847
  40. WEST ASIA: Gender and Conflict in Iraq

    Wednesday, February 15, 2012
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  42. BURMA: Women's League of Burma Urges All Parties to Work Together Towards Genuine and Long-lasting Peace in Burma

    Women's League of Burma (WLB) calls for U Thein Sein Government to implement a nation-wide ceasefire, which was annou

    Tuesday, February 14, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 831
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  44. PHILIPPINES: Peacekeepers Honored

    The outgoing batch of the Philippine United Nations Police (UNPOL) Contingent in Timor-Leste was recently honored in

    Saturday, January 28, 2012
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  49. 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