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  1. IRAN: Iranian Nobel Peace Prize Winner Predicts Persian Spring

    Nobel Prize winner Shirin Ebadi spoke to Sophie Claudet last week on the sidelines of the Women's Forum in Deauville,

    Tuesday, October 23, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 555
  2. PAKISTAN: Violence Against Women High in Peshawar

    Other districts are Lahore, Okara, Sargodha, Faisalabad, Rawalpindi, Sialkot, Gujrat, DG Khan, Pakpattan, Muzaffargar

    Tuesday, October 23, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 563
  3. NEPAL/ INTERNATIONAL: Training of Trainers' Manual on Gender and Security for the Media and Civil Society in Nepal

    The manual has been designed for the training of trainers (ToT) programme for media and civil society on gender and s

    Tuesday, October 23, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 748
  4. PAKISTAN: Culture of Impunity Blamed for Violence Against Women

    The report adds that the FIRs of around 59 per cent of the cases in the province were not registered.

    Monday, October 22, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 549
  5. PAKISTAN: Violence against women: 'Sexual violence increasing in K-P'

    Activists said the provincial government should appoint an ombudsperson to redress women's complaints against harassm

    Friday, October 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 542
  6. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Clerics Denounce Violence Against Women

    Afghan women's safety activists say a new partnership with religious leaders can help stop Taliban attacks on girls a

    Friday, October 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 544
  7. 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
  8. AFGHANISTAN: Sisters in Arms: Young Afghan Activist Continues Malala's Fight

    The news that the Taliban gunned down a schoolgirl last week shocked the world, but not a young woman named Noorjahan

    Thursday, October 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 537
  9. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Woman's Beheading Latest In Alarming Trend

    In the latest incident, an 18-year-old identified only as Najibullah was arrested on October 13 in connection with th

    Thursday, October 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 540
  10. KYRGYZSTAN: Move To Toughen Kyrgyz Bride-Snatching Laws Gains Momentum

    In Kyrgyzstan, someone who steals a cow could go to prison for up to 11 years.

    Thursday, October 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 541
  11. NEPAL: Women Empowerment Nepal's top Development Agenda

    “Following the political change of 2006, concrete steps have been taken to empower women and increase the propo

    Thursday, October 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 564
  12. AFGHANISTAN: Crimes Against Women in Greater Numbers Than Reported: AG

    Mohammad Ishaq Aloko told TOLOnews that because most women in the remote areas of the country do not have access to o

    Thursday, October 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 576
  13. PAKISTAN: Women Police Problems Highlighted

    This information was shared at a ‘group discussion on women police' which was organised by a non-governmental o

    Wednesday, October 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 529
  14. BANGLADESH: Violence Against Women Persists in Bangladesh

    Police statistics and assessments by non-government organisations (NGOs) working to establish women's rights show tha

    Wednesday, October 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 530
  15. SRI LANKA: The Women Clearing Sri Lanka's Mines

    Many were randomly scattered by Tamil Tiger rebels in the final months before their defeat.

    Wednesday, October 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 535
  16. FIJI: UN Security Council passes resolution to address women's contributions

    The Resolution 1325 is the first resolution ever passed by the UN Security Council which laid the foundation for equa

    Wednesday, October 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 536
  17. INDONESIA: Interfaith Women's Peacemaking in Indonesia

    Based in Ambon, the provincial capital of Maluku and the site of the most severe violence between Christians and Musl

    Wednesday, October 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 552
  18. PALESTINE: Palestinian Women's Business Forum to participate in HCEF's 3rd Business, Investments & ICT Conference

    Palestinian women have long been known for being an integral part of Palestinian society, whether working for local b

    Wednesday, October 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 571
  19. NORTH AFRICA/ MIDDLE EAST: Women Should Be Full Partners In Arab Spring, US Envoy Says

    The lack of women's economic and political participation, and lack of women's education, kept Arab countries from dev

    Tuesday, October 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 518
  20. SYRIA: U.N. Turns the Spotlight on Syria, Sexual Violence

    In addition to the 123 heads of state who will meet for the Sept. 25-Oct. 1 annual gathering of U.N.

    Tuesday, October 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 526
  21. IRAQ: The Kurds' Starvation

    Kurds are a forgotten people.

    Tuesday, October 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 567
  22. EGYPT: What the Women Say, Egypt's Fitful Revolution

    With Mohammad Morsi's inauguration as President of Egypt in June 2012, many Egyptians hoped that the country's fitful

    Tuesday, October 16, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 734
  23. PAKISTAN: Towards Women Empowerment

    It was stressed that representation of women in Parliament and the Senate must be between 33 and 50 per cent.

    Monday, October 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 514
  24. BURMA: Women Sidelined From Burma's Fledgling Peace Process

    As the dark-grey rain clouds gather and another late afternoon monsoon downpour threatens to unleash itself on the ci

    Monday, October 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 528
  25. PALESTINE: All-Female Ticket Aims to Be Heard, if Not Seen

    The faces of five men in business suits and one woman in a white head scarf beam under the slogan “Modern Hebro

    Sunday, October 14, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 570
  26. PAKISTAN: Girls Determined to Fight Guns With Books

    Malala, 14, who suffered gunshot injuries to her head in the attack in Swat Oct.

    Friday, October 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 504
  27. PAKISTAN: Obstacles to Pashtun Women's Leadership

    Afridi's death, as one of the very few Pashtun women leaders in any field, leaves a large gap and begs the question o

    Friday, October 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 505
  28. BURMA: Western 'Peace Fund' Initiative Criticized

    The aid plans were launched earlier this year by Norway, the World Bank, European Union, United Kingdom, United Natio

    Friday, October 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 519
  29. PAKISTAN: Drive Planned to Curb Violence Against Women

    While presiding over a meeting of civil society organisations' representatives on Thursday, NCWS Chairperson Anis Har

    Friday, October 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 531
  30. 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
  31. OPINION: Women an Essential Part of Peace-Building

    “There will be no significant rehabilitation or reconstruction of war-torn societies without women,” the

    Thursday, October 11, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 503
  32. CAMBODIA: Sexual Violence Recounted During KR Regime

    Sok Samith told of her Vietnamese friend impregnated by rape, forced to work in shackles and then sent to prison wher

    Thursday, October 11, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 507
  33. IRAN: Rights Activists Beaten, Raped in Iran: U.N.

    Human rights activists in Iran are subjected to beatings with batons, mock hangings, rape, sleep deprivation, and thr

    Thursday, October 11, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 521
  34. EGYPT: Protests Against Egyptian Constitution Draft Connecting Women's Rights to Sharia Law

    The draft proposal of a new constitution for Egypt, has caused fiery protests from civil society and women's organiza

    Thursday, October 11, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 527
  35. PHILIPPINES: Women and Peace Advocates Laud and Celebrate Historic Framework Agreement

    WE Act 1325 wishes to be counted among the many civil society organizations and other stakeholders who celebrate the

    Wednesday, October 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 496
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  37. PAKISTAN: Violence Behind High Suicide Ratio in Chitral Women

    Legal Awareness Programme for Human Rights (LAPH) organised the workshop to sensitise journalists to the issue and wa

    Tuesday, October 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 476
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  39. ASIA: Asian Women Peace Activists Honored for Work in Conflict

    From high-level public figures to grassroots activists, the winners include a survivor of a rocket-propelled grenade

    Tuesday, October 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 493
  40. PAKISTAN: Gender Uplift, Juvenile Protection: Fata Gets Funds But Not Laws

    The Fata Civil Secretariat earmarked Rs60 million in the ADP for tribal areas for current fiscal year under the head

    Tuesday, October 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 499
  41. ISRAEL/PALESTINE: A Mapping of Cooperative Health Programs in Palestine and Israel

    Health is essential to the economy, well-being, national security, and future of the Middle East region.

    Tuesday, October 9, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 712
  42. MENA: Women and the Arab Spring, Human Rights from the Ground Up

    Dominant human rights frameworks tend to define women's human rights in terms of individual political rights, a frame

    Tuesday, October 9, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 715
  43. MENA: Women and the Arab Spring, Taking Their Place?

    On 18 January 2011, in Cairo, Asmaa Mahfouz, a 26-year-old blogger, posted a video on Facebook calling for a demonstr

    Tuesday, October 9, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 716
  44. MENA: The Role of Social Media in Arab Women's Empowerment

    The societal and political transformations sweeping the Arab region have empowered large segments of the region's pop

    Tuesday, October 9, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 717
  45. MENA/ UNITED STATES: Women and the Arab Spring, Joint Hearing

    Senator BOXER [presiding]. The hearing will come to order.

    Tuesday, October 9, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 718
  46. BLACK SEA: Foresight Results and Insights to the Black Sea Peacebuilding Network

    Today security issues are no longer simply state- and military-centric issues.

    Tuesday, October 9, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 719
  47. MENA: The Arab Spring for Women? Gender, Representation, and Middle East Politics in 2011 (Academic)

    A number of news articles, news programs, and pundits have described the “Arab Spring” as an "Arab S

    Tuesday, October 9, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 722
  48. MENA: Women's Rights Movements in the 'Arab Spring': Major Victories for Human Rights, or Symbolic Accommodations to Strengthen Regime Change Movements?

    American journalist Lara Logan explained on camera how she endured a sexual assault in Cairo's Tahrir Square, but cou

    Tuesday, October 9, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 723
  49. MENA: Reflections on Women in the Arab Spring

    Women were active participants in demonstrations and the protest movement in Tunisia, Egypt, Yemen, Libya, Bahrain, a

    Tuesday, October 9, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 724
  50. MENA: Women's Rights and the Arab Spring Middle East/North Africa Overview and Fact Sheet

    Successful uprisings in Tunisia and Egypt in the last year have sparked movements against dictatorships across the Mi

    Tuesday, October 9, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 725

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