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  1. AFGHANISTAN: Violence Stalks Women Workers in Afghanistan

    With a severe limp and no control over her bladder — caused by the blade scraping her spinal cord — the 2

    Sunday, September 30, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 455
  2. PAKISTAN: NA Speaker Fehmida Mirza Honoured

    Japan's Foreign Minister Koichiro Gemba accepted the Institute's International Peace Building Award on behalf of the

    Saturday, September 29, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 456
  3. PAKISTAN: The Next General Elections -- Some Pre-Requisites

    First of all, Pakistan being a multinational federal state, the parliament ought to be so constituted as to ensure fa

    Friday, September 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 484
  4. SOUTH EAST ASIA: Penang's Women Lead Local Democracy

    Over three consecutive days, ending Sep.

    Thursday, September 27, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 463
  5. AFGHANISTAN: Undercover Security: The Afghan Women Taking on the Taliban

    The centre is part refuge, part meeting place. She is part tutor and part mentor to her visitors.

    Thursday, September 27, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 465
  6. 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
  7. AFGHANISTAN: Despite deadly risks, Afghan girls take brave first step

    For many girls in Afghanistan, the simple act of walking to school can be a life-threatening journey.

    Wednesday, September 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 431
  8. PHILIPPINES: Samar women recognized for peace efforts

    Samar women were given recognition for their efforts to keep peace in the towns of San Jorge, Matuginao, and San Jose

    Wednesday, September 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 437
  9. The 8th Infantry (Stormtroopers) Division, Philippine Army participated in the two-day seminar workshop on women, peace and security at Caluwayan Palm Beach Resort, Brgy Caluwayan, Marabut, Samar last September 24-25, 2012.

    The event was organized by the Women engaged in Action (We Act) 1325, a coalition of women organizations and civil so

    Wednesday, September 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 486
  10. NORTH AFRICA/ MIDDLE EAST: Arab Spring reforms still leaving women out in the cold

    Nawal Al Saadawi has been at the lead of the fight for rights for women for decades, and like many here was exhilarat

    Monday, September 24, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 404
  11. 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
  12. MIDDLE EAST: Revolution Far From Over For Women of Arab Spring

    Egyptians have finally spoken out regarding the attacks by Salafist Islamist preacher Abdullah Badr against female Eg

    Sunday, September 23, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 524
  13. IRAN: Iran Women to be Watch Guards at Prisons

    The Iranian government and police have begun positioning women as watch guards at female prisons across the country a

    Saturday, September 22, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 411
  14. MIDDLE EAST/ NORTH AFRICA: Libyans 'exploiting Syrian women' with marriage offers

    Hard living conditions for Syrian refugees in Libya are forcing some families to marry off their daughters to wealthy

    Friday, September 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 398
  15. SRI LANKA: Menik Farm IDP Camp to Close by 30 September

    “By 30 September the camp will be empty,” Minister of Resettlement Gunaratne Weerakoon told IRIN in Colom

    Friday, September 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 400
  16. OCEANIA: Winds of Change: Parliamentarians Mobilize to End Violence Against Women

    Globally, 139 constitutions include guarantees of gender equality, 125 countries outlaw domestic violence.

    Friday, September 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 402
  17. BURMA/MYANMAR: Ban Hails Aung San Suu Kyi's Role in Myanmar's Reconciliation, Reaffirms UN Support

    “We have great expectations and hope that she will lead this path of reconciliation and greater participatory d

    Friday, September 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 422
  18. PAKISTAN: New Commission on Female Status Remains in Limbo

    The slow progress stands in contrast to the government's tall claims regarding women development and empowerment &mda

    Thursday, September 20, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 386
  19. ASIA/PACIFIC: UNDP Offers Six-Point Plan To Fast-Track Women In Politics

    Globally, women hold slightly less than 20 per cent of seats in parliament.

    Thursday, September 20, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 390
  20. AFGHANISTAN: Human Rights Group Calls for End to Taliban Deals

    After conducting research in five main Afghan provinces – Kabul, Badakhshan, Nangarhar, Balkh, Herat – th

    Thursday, September 20, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 403
  21. GEORGIA: European Jumbo of Women's Political Participation

    On October 1st parliamentary elections will be held in Georgia.

    Thursday, September 20, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 418
  22. AFGHANISTAN: Nato 'Killed Afghan Women' on Black Weekend

    The US-led International Security Assistance Force initially said an air strike targeted about 45 insurgents, but lat

    Wednesday, September 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 379
  23. 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
  24. FIJI: Overcoming the Impossible

    Delana's achievement is not only outstanding but in the history of Fiji, there has never been a gold medallist at the

    Tuesday, September 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 376
  25. INDONESIA: Indonesian Women's Rights Must Be a Priority: Marzuki

    “Today, women account for 70 percent of the 1.3 billion people worldwide still living in poverty,” said M

    Tuesday, September 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 381
  26. PAKISTAN: Call to Ensure Voting Rights for Dir Women

    Speaking at a news conference at the Timergara Press Club, a group of NGOs' representatives led by Akbar Khan alleged

    Monday, September 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 359
  27. INDONESIA: Combating Human Trafficking in Indonesia

    To bring attention to the intolerable trade, “Never Again!” recounts the stories of several victims and i

    Monday, September 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 387
  28. SYRIA: Rape in Syria: a weapon of war or instrument of terror?

    In Syria, rape is being used by armed groups as a means to an end.

    Monday, September 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 388
  29. PALESTINE: All-Female Party to Run in Palestinian Elections

    A new group running for municipal elections in Hebron is offering residents an alternative to politics as usual in th

    Sunday, September 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 362
  30. ISRAEL/PALESTINE: Israeli and Palestinian Women Launch Joint Arts and Crafts Businesses in Effort to Promote Reconciliation, Peace

    As the sun set over Jerusalem, about one hundred women milled around tables covered with hand-made crafts.

    Saturday, September 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 367
  31. OCEANIA: People Trafficking and Australia: Why Sex-Trafficking Victims are Human Too

    Project Respect, which provides support for victims of trafficking, estimates that at any given time there are around

    Friday, September 14, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 380
  32. SRI LANKA: Special Message to Sri Lanka From Nobel Peace Prize Winner, Leymah

    2011 Nobel peace prize was given jointly to Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President of Liberia, Tawakkol Karman, a democrati

    Thursday, September 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 352
  33. IRAQ: Women Organization Helped Bring Down Trafficking Chain in Iraq

    Security forces in Iraq have arrested Eman ”Dakhiliya”, who run one of the worse trafficking chains in Ba

    Thursday, September 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 361
  34. SOUTH ASIA: Protection of Women's Rights Urged

    They were speaking at a seminar organised by a NGO on “role of women as leader in crisis” at the press cl

    Wednesday, September 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 377
  35. SRI LANKA: UNHRC Delegation to Arrive in Sri Lanka Friday

    A technical team from the UNHRC office in Geneva on the advice of HR High Commissioner Navi Pillay will arrive in the

    Tuesday, September 11, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 326
  36. AFGHANISTAN: Afghanistan Sees New Political Parties Form

    The Afghan Ministry of Justice has registered 84 political parties since a new law took effect in September 2009, acc

    Tuesday, September 11, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 394
  37. PAKISTAN: PPP Protected Minorities, Women Rights'

    Talking to APP, he said reservation of four seats for minorities in the Senate and work on 'Minorities Protection Bil

    Monday, September 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 324
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  39. SYRIA: Online Trafficking of Syrian Women Shames All Involved

    Women and girls continue to be the worst affected by Syria's conflict, but their suffering rarely makes the headlines

    Monday, September 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 344
  40. PAKISTAN: Steps Urged to Discourage Early Marriages

    This was stated by participants of a workshop here on Monday.

    Monday, September 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 350
  41. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Women Speak: Enhancing Security and Human Rights in Afghanistan

    International efforts to assist women have produced mixed results: while Afghan women have won the right to participa

    Friday, September 7, 2012
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  42. SRI LANKA: Sri Lanka's Main Opposition to Present Bill to Protect Women and Child Rights

    UNP parliamentarian Rosy Senanayake says the bill while safeguarding women and child rights would also introduce seve

    Thursday, September 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 319
  43. ISRAEL: Israeli Women Fight Orthodox Curbs


    Thursday, September 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 328
  44. SOLOMON ISLANDS: Solomon Islands Women Run Gauntlet of Rape, Harassment in Daily Water Chores

    Many Solomon Islands women slum dwellers have to walk at least a kilometre a day carrying heavy loads of water back t

    Thursday, September 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 391
  45. SOLOMON ISLANDS: UN Goals Beyond Our Reach

    The seven MDGs include elimination of extreme poverty and hunger, achieve universal primary education, promote gender

    Thursday, September 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 421
  46. 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
  47. IRAN: Journalist and Women's Rights Activist Imprisoned for 'Insulting the President' and 'Spreading Propaganda'



    Amnesty calls for the immediate release of Zhila Bani-Yaghoub

    Wednesday, September 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 308
  48. AFGHANISTAN: Struggling for Representation in the Peace Process

    Persistent discrimination has prohibited women from garnering a greater role in the design and implementation of the

    Wednesday, September 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 348
  49. PAKISTAN: IDPs Escape Conflict - Not Memories

    "I wept through the journey from my village to Jalozai. I never wanted to leave my home.

    Wednesday, September 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 389
  50. FIJI: Not Just Sweet Talk Campaign: Gauging Participation

    Access to information including education programmes for rural women to enable them to participate in formal decision

    Tuesday, September 4, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 312

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