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  1. SOLOMON ISLANDS: Solomons Cabinet Refuses to Approve UN Report on Women Before CEDAW Meeting

    The Solomon Islands cabinet has refused to approve a report on women in time for its submission to a meeting of a Uni

    Tuesday, July 31, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 254
  2. NEPAL: Awareness of National Action Plan Inadequate in Far-West, Says Study

    Awareness of the National Action Plan initiative – on women, peace and security – has been woefully inade

    Tuesday, July 31, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 264
  3. KASHMIR: Fast Track Courts Needed for Crimes Against Women: NCW

    Fast track courts should be set up for trial of cases pertaining to excesses against women, National Commission for W

    Thursday, July 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 250
  4. INDIA: Indian Sex Workers Are A Shining Example of Women's Empowerment

    When the multi-country research programme that I direct, Pathways of Women's Empowerment, began its search for inspir

    Thursday, July 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 261
  5. AFGHANISTAN: As Nato Pullout Looms, Afghan Women Face Uncertain Future

    A few kilometres north of Kabul, a 22-year-old woman collapsed to the ground.

    Wednesday, July 25, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 245
  6. KYRGYZSTAN: OSCE Centre Helps Kyrgyzstan Implement UN Resolution 1325

    A two-day OSCE training seminar for members of the Inter-Agency Working Group established by Kyrgyzstan to develop a

    Wednesday, July 25, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 246
  7. ASIA: Deck Stacked Against Women's Land Rights in Asia

    Women across Asia are being shut out from prosperous forestland because of a paradigm geared towards male ownership,

    Tuesday, July 24, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 244
  8. New Policy Empowers Women

    The government has taken a policy to prioritise women leadership in the microfinance and other income generating prog

    Tuesday, July 24, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 666
  9. CONFERENCE: LKIIRSS Conference on the Role of Women in Reconciliation

    The Lakshman Kadirgamar Institute for International Relations and Strategic Studies (LKIIRSS) will convene the Nation

    Tuesday, July 24, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 667
  10. SOLOMON ISLANDS: Solomons Police Must Set Example in Fighting Gender Violence: Commissioner

    Solomon Islands' new police commissioner says the police must set an example when it comes to addressing the country'

    Monday, July 23, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 237
  11. TAJIKISTAN: Tajik Women Hit Glass Ceiling

    Despite legislation designed to secure gender equality, women rarely make it beyond deputy positions in the Tajik gov

    Monday, July 23, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 242
  12. SRI LANKA: N-Peace Consultation Looks at How to Promote the Women, Peace and Security Agenda in Sri Lanka

    On 5th July 2012, a strong and diverse group of stakeholders working on women's empowerment issues came together to e

    Monday, July 23, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 256
  13. CONFERENCE: Discussing the Women, Peace and Security Agenda in Sri Lanka

    An N-Peace review and work planning meeting in Colombo, organized by UNDP and Search for Common Ground last week, was

    Friday, July 20, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 664
  14. CONFERENCE: Afghan Women Leaders Pledge Support to N-Peace Regional Network

    With the participation of scores of women leaders from various provinces of Afghanistan, the first National Dialogue

    Friday, July 20, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 665
  15. MIDDLE EAST: Women at the Frontiers

    This week I was invited to an Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) meeting in the Austrian cap

    Thursday, July 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 234
  16. JORDAN: Early Marriage - a Coping Mechanism for Syrian Refugees?

    Some Syrian refugees arriving in Jordan are opting to marry off their daughters at a young age believing that marital

    Thursday, July 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 235
  17. BANGLADESH: Demand-Side Financing Bolsters Maternal Health

    Plans to expand demand-side financing (DSF) through vouchers could further improve the maternal health of thousands o

    Thursday, July 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 243
  18. LEBANON: Women Reignite Demands for Civil Rights in Lebanon

    At a news conference by the “My Nationality Is a Right for Me and My Family” campaign and the National Al

    Wednesday, July 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 232
  19. KYRGYZSTAN: Rape Trial Spotlights Women's Plight

    Allegations that a member of Kyrgyzstan's KGB-successor agency organized the brutal rape of his wife have outraged wo

    Thursday, July 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 214
  20. 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
  21. INDIA: Target-Driven Sterilization Harming Women

    India should eliminate coercive female sterilization practices as it implements plans for the expanded contraceptive

    Thursday, July 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 231
  22. AFGHANISTAN: Taliban Execution of Afghan Woman Causes Outraged Activists to Mobilize

    In a grainy video that shocked viewers around the world, a young woman named Najiba shrouded in a gray shawl sits alo

    Wednesday, July 11, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 226
  23. PAKISTAN: Birth Control - Roping in Pakistan's Men

    “No scalpel, no stitch and no rest needed,” guarantees Dr.

    Wednesday, July 11, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 228
  24. KURDISTAN: First Impressions From Women Delegates to North Kurdistan

    “More and more women are becoming politically active and so the number of women in prison is rising too.”

    Tuesday, July 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 368
  25. AFGHANISTAN: Secretary of State Clinton: U.S. Continues to Stand By Afghan Women

    Secretary of State Hillary Clinton spoke out for the rights of Afghan women during a global forum on the war-torn cou

    Monday, July 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 217
  26. NEPAL: Nepal's 'Kamlari' Girls Break the Bonds of Slavery

    Shanta Chaudhary was eight years old when her parents sold her into effective slavery for $75, sending her to scrub,

    Monday, July 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 219
  27. 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
  28. Danish Implementation of 1325 in Afghanistan

    The Danish Section of Women's International League for Peace and Freedom request to the Danish government - as bellig

    Friday, July 6, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 647
  29. PAKISTAN: Enslaved By Tradition

    Despite the placing on Pakistan's statute books of tougher laws against the practice of `swara' or the “giving

    Thursday, July 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 196
  30. 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
  31. AFGHANISTAN: What Role Will Women Play in Upcoming Afghanistan Summit

    When rich countries like the U.S., Japan, and NATO nations get together periodically to discuss the future of develop

    Tuesday, July 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 191
  32. BANGLADESH: Online Birth Data to Prevent Child Marriage

    The Bangladeshi government is attempting to register birth data online to combat high levels of child marriage.

    Tuesday, July 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 197
  33. PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Fears PNG will have no Female MPs

    Papua New Guinea enters its second week of elections, but with the only female MP in PNG retiring, there are fears no

    Monday, July 2, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 187
  34. MOROCCO: Moroccan Campaign Links Youth Veiling With Child Abuse

    An ambitious new Morocco campaign launched by a women's rights organization has argued that the veiling of young girl

    Monday, July 2, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 218
  35. BURMA: WLB calls for nationwide women's convention

    The Women's League of Burma (WLB) told a Burmese government peacemaking delegation on Thursday in Bangkok that it wan

    Sunday, July 1, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 185