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  1. ISRAEL: Women of the Wall Pray for Equality

    Jewish women endure arrests, heckling and legal battles in struggle to attain what they consider their inalienable ri

    Sunday, December 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 687
  2. COTE D'IVOIRE: A Wife Accused of War Crimes: The Unprecedented Case of Simone Gbagbo

    On November 22nd, the International Criminal Court (ICC) unsealed the indictment of Simone Gbagbo, wife of the former

    Monday, December 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 680
  3. GEORGIA: Summary and Recommendations of the National Consultations on the Intergration of Gender Perspectives in the Security Sector

    Representatives of Georgian Civil Society Organisations and government entities involved in the implementation of the

    Monday, November 26, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 757
  4. Sierra Leone: World Court Struggles to Finish Mass Rape Cases

    The international war tribunal set up to prosecute those responsible for the atrocities committed during Sierra Leone

    Wednesday, November 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 658
  5. INTERNATIONAL: Gender Mainstreaming Contributes to Regional Security

    The defense ministries of Montenegro, Macedonia, Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) are focusing on improving wo

    Tuesday, November 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 631
  6. LIBYA: Libya to Receive UN Women Grant for the First Time

    Libya will be among 18 countries to receive a grant from the UN Trust Fund to End Violence Against Women (UN Trust Fu

    Monday, November 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 624
  7. CAMBODIA: Women speak out over Khmer Rouge sexual violence

    For three decades the scars branded onto Kim Khem's arms have been a reminder of the sexual torture she saw under the

    Monday, November 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 634
  8. LIBYA: International Prosecutor Probes New Cases in Libya

    The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court says she is collecting evidence for filing possible new war

    Saturday, November 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 628
  9. GEORGIA: Three Women Ministers in New Georgian Government

    Late October, a new government was approved by the newly elected Georgian parliament.

    Thursday, November 8, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 630
  10. SOUTH SUDAN: South Sudan Women End Consultations on Policy Framework

    Championed by the Ministry of Gender and Child Welfare, the consultations brought the UN family organizations dealing

    Sunday, November 4, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 608
  11. KASHMIR: Kashmir Women Seek Justice in Mounting Cases Surrounding 'The Disappeared'

    On August 30, 2012 on the eve of International Disappearances Day, numerous Kashmir families took a pledge that they

    Friday, November 2, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 602
  12. 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
  13. AFRICA: Africa Embraces its Women

    By Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

    Friday, November 2, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 610
  14. ZIMBABWE: Gender and security sector reform

    IT is both ironic and tragic that policy debates on the need to reform the security sector in post-conflict societies

    Friday, November 2, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 611
  15. SOMALIA: Somali Women Make History & Join Police Force

    In the conflict ridden Somali capital Mogadishu, Somali women have been given a rare opportunity to join the Somali P

    Friday, November 2, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 612
  16. SIERRA LEONE: How do you tackle maternal mortality in Sierra Leone? Try asking a midwife

    My worry, as the high-level panel on post-2015 development goals meets this week, is that my voice – and those

    Friday, November 2, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 617
  17. ZIMBABWE: Zimbabwe Women Fight For Rights In New Constitution

    For long Zimbabwean women have played second fiddle to their male counterparts in all spheres of life but a new const

    Wednesday, October 31, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 584
  18. SOMALIA: Somalia is revamping its police force and cracking down on crime

    In 1979, newly recruited policewoman, Asha Hassan Hussein, was the first female to ride a police motorcycle to patrol

    Tuesday, October 30, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 580
  19. SOMALIA: The Launch of a Policy Brief On Women's Rights Within the Somali Provisional Constitution

    IIDA Women's Development Organization today launched a policy brief report detailing how Somali women's two decades o

    Tuesday, October 30, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 592
  20. PAKISTAN: Many Swat Women Share Misery

    Several of them are regular visitors to Peshawar High Court where their respective cases have long been pending.

    Monday, October 29, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 585
  21. ARMENIA: 100 Years Later Armenian Women Continue to be Haunted by Genocide

    In a searing, impact-filled letter written to Swiss Armenian woman filmmaker Suzanne Khardalian, human rights activis

    Tuesday, October 23, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 559
  22. SOMALIA: AMISOM police starts training 160 Somali police forces

    The African Union Mission in Somalia Police component has officially began training security officers from the Somali

    Sunday, October 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 551
  23. GUATEMALA: Sexual Slavery Wounds Persist in Guatemala

    Fifteen brave Guatemalan women from the indigenous q'eqchí people testified before the High Risk Court in Guat

    Friday, October 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 546
  24. INTERNATIONAL:The Face of Food Security Is Female

    In a major endorsement for investment in women – the bulk of food growers in the developing world – Unite

    Friday, October 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 558
  25. 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
  26. INTERNATIONAL: On International Day of Rural Women, Calls for Empowerment and End to Discrimination

    Highlighting the role in women in producing much of the world's food and caring for the environment, Secretary-Genera

    Monday, October 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 556
  27. KENYA: Girls Ask Court to Force Police to Prosecute Rape Cases

    Hundreds of Kenyan girls, including some as young as three years old, filed a petition in the High Court on Thursday

    Friday, October 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 509
  28. FIJI: FWCC and FWRM Make Constitution Presentations

    “While both the organisations sent in our full documents to the Commission on the 10th, as per the deadline for

    Friday, October 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 533
  29. INTERNATIONAL: Task Force to Kick Start Cairo Population Goals

    Gathered at the Ford Foundation in New York Monday, international luminaries, family planning experts and women's rig

    Wednesday, October 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 497
  30. AFRICA: Women Entrepreneurs Drive Growth in Africa

    Far too often, in the view of Africa's budding female entrepreneurs, their continent is characterized as the recipien

    Wednesday, October 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 502
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  32. UNITED STATES: Are Homeless Women Without Children in the U.S. Last to Get Sssistance?

    With a current population of 812,826 people, the west coast U.S.

    Monday, October 8, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 487
  33. REPORT: Peacebuilding in the Aftermath of Conflict

    This report was presented by UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, to the General Assembly and the Security Council purs

    Monday, October 8, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 843
  34. SOUTH SUDAN: Army and Police Forces Shooting and Raping Civilians in Jonglei

    South Sudan should take immediate action to end human rights violations including torture, shootings and sexual viole

    Wednesday, October 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 439
  35. INTERNATIONAL: Meeting the Challenge to Save the Lives of Women and Children

    While a lot of important news has been coming out of the United Nations General Assembly lately, there is one story t

    Wednesday, October 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 467
  36. 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
  37. TUNISIA: Tunisian schizophrenia over women

    Tunisia has long been known for its advanced stand regarding women's rights, thanks to the Personal Status Code, a se

    Monday, October 1, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 433
  38. GUINEA: Fresh Tears, Steeled Will

    One after the other, women visiting their sick friend Aïssatou Baïlo Diallo, a 42-year-old teacher in Guine

    Friday, September 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 428
  39. MIDDLE EAST/ NORTH AFRICA: A Struggle Against Invisibility - Gender Justice in the Middle East and North Africa

    In the Middle East and North Africa, it is a challenge to ensure transitional justice measures do not further entrenc

    Wednesday, September 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 426
  40. INTERNATIONAL: Stronger Actions Needed to Prevent Conflict-Related Sexual Violence – UN and Partners

    “In conflict zones, women are disproportionately affected by sexual and gender-based violence, forced displacem

    Tuesday, September 25, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 424
  41. INTERNATIONAL: Stronger Actions Needed to Prevent Conflict-Related Sexual Violence – UN and Partners

    “In conflict zones, women are disproportionately affected by sexual and gender-based violence, forced displacem

    Tuesday, September 25, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 425
  42. 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
  43. Q&A with Expert on Criminal Courts and Prosecuting Gender-Based Violence Perpetrators, Bringing Victims in for their Day in Court

    As the United Nations General Assembly convenes this week with an emphasis on the Rule of Law, Maxine Marcus, an expe

    Monday, September 24, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 705
  44. Women in the Security Sector: a Regional Perspective

    The idea for making a collection of thematic papers "Women in Security Sector – A Regional Perspective&quo

    Monday, September 24, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 706
  45. INTERNATIONAL: Strengthening Women's Access to Justice to Take Centre Stage at Upcoming Session of UN General Assembly

    On 24th September, on the occasion of the High-level Meeting on the Rule of Law, the Governments of Finland and South

    Friday, September 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 401
  46. SOUTH AFRICA: Women told their comments on Traditional Courts Bill are not welcome

    Activists attending the public hearings on the controversial Traditional Courts Bill in Parliament were shocked yeste

    Wednesday, September 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 406
  47. TAJIKISTAN: Partners in Law: Legal Help Leads to Brighter Futures for Tajikistan's Rural Women

    The 58-year old mother of five and wife of an ill husband, Maksad worked on cooperative farms for much of her life.

    Wednesday, September 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 423
  48. INTERNATIONAL: Conflict in the Somali Region of Ethiopia: Can Education Promote Peace-Building?

    The purpose of the project is to strengthen the capability and commitment of state and non-state actors in Somali Reg

    Tuesday, September 18, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 699
  49. INTERNATIONAL: Children, Education and Reconciliation

    This paper examines truth and reconciliation commissions that have made reference to a longer-term role for education

    Tuesday, September 18, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 700
  50. INTERNATIONAL: Gender - New Briefing for UN Entities and Others Working on Violence Against Women

    Violence against women and girls is now universally understood to be a violation of their human rights and it is acce

    Tuesday, September 18, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 701

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