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  1. PHILIPPINES: The Department of Interior and Local Government to Conduct Activities Aimed at Ending Violence Against Women

    The Department of Interior and Local Government enjoined all local governments to conduct activities towards ending v

    Wednesday, November 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 665
  2. PHILIPPINES: Medecins Sans Frontieres presses PNG on rampant sexual violence

    The president of Medecins Sans Frontieres pressed Papua New Guinea's new government to address its epidemic levels of

    Thursday, November 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 636
  3. 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
  4. PHILIPPINES: Sectors in Caraga discuss Philippine National Action Plan

    Representatives from faith-based organizations, business sector, academic institutions, media, civil society organiza

    Wednesday, November 7, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 621
  5. MYANMAR: Forging a New Path: Women at the Peace Tables in Myanmar

    Mi Kun Chan Non, a representative of the Mon Women's Organization, and one of the only two female observers of the Mo

    Wednesday, October 31, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 588
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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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  13. 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
  14. BURMA: Concerns and Recommendations Regarding Peace Funds

    Concerns
    Monday, October 8, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 728
  15. PHILIPPINES: Philippine Government and Moro Islamic Liberation Front Reach Historic Peace Agreement

    The conflict in Mindanao has by some estimates cost the lives of at least 120,000 people since the 1970s and displace

    Sunday, October 7, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 488
  16. CAMBODIA: Cambodia Acid Attack Law Raises Hopes, Concerns

    The attack, in September 2011, left the 50-year-old mother of three with no right eye, 50 percent vision in the left

    Wednesday, October 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 508
  17. BURMA: From Persecution to Deprivation: International Donors Neglect 60.000 Displaced Kachin on China-Burma Boarder

    About 60,000 Kachin villagers fleeing Burma Army attacks and persecution, who are sheltering in Kachin-controlled ter

    Tuesday, October 2, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 737
  18. SOUTH EAST ASIA: Penang's Women Lead Local Democracy

    Over three consecutive days, ending Sep.

    Thursday, September 27, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 463
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. PHILIPPINES: Gender Equality Can Boost Productivity

    Improving women's access to jobs and economic opportunity could significantly boost worker productivity in the Philip

    Monday, June 25, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 168
  29. PHILIPPINES: Women Protesters use Bananas to Press for Arms Trade Curbs

    Women members of civil society groups clad in black shirts and holding bananas staged a protest-rally in front of the

    Monday, June 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 135
  30. CAMBODIA: Less Power for Cambodian Women, Report Says

    Cambodian women have fewer opportunities than men, and less access to economic and political positions of power, a Wo

    Monday, June 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 151
  31. INDONESIA: Indonesia is a 'Dangerous Place' to be a Woman: Poll

    That put Indonesia lower than South Africa and Mexico, and just above Saudi Arabia and India.

    Friday, June 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 382
  32. CAMBODIA: Cambodian Housing Activists Say Women Jailed in Land Dispute are on Hunger Strike

    Phnom Penh, Cambodia — Four Cambodian women imprisoned for protesting their eviction from the land where their

    Monday, June 11, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 111
  33. TIMOR-LESTE: Women are Also Resistance Heroes

    The punishment that she and other women in her position received is hard to justify, or even discuss, she says.

    Tuesday, June 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 392
  34. BURMA: Suu Kyi Speaks At World Economic Forum

    New parliamentarian Aung Sang Suu Kyi spoke of development, gender equality and the future of Myanmar's constitution

    Saturday, June 2, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 108
  35. PHILIPPINES: Steep Rise in Gender-Based Violence

    Authorities in the Philippines are reporting a sharp uptick in the number of gender-based violence cases over the las

    Wednesday, May 30, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 101
  36. BURMA: Peace Process Needs Women: Activists

    Including women in the peacemaking process could bring about a speedier and more durable resolution to Myanmar's ethn

    Monday, May 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 086
  37. PHILIPPINES: Government Localizes National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security

    The government has kicked off efforts of Localizing the National Action Plan (LNAP) on Women, Peace and Security in t

    Sunday, May 27, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 076
  38. CAMBODIA: In Cambodia, Sentencing of Women Activists Sparks Outcry

    Many around the world have died protecting it: land.

    Saturday, May 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 100
  39. INDONESIA: Indonesia Islamists Stall Gender Equality Bill

    The fate of a gender equality bill pending in Indonesia's parliament and aligned with the United Nations convention o

    Wednesday, May 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 044
  40. MYANMAR: Women 'Invisible' in Myanmar

    While Aung San Suu Kyi enjoys iconic status in Myanmar (also known as Burma), women remain invisible in this country

    Saturday, May 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 046
  41. NEPAL/PHILIPPINES: Nepal Officials Visit Kalinga to Share Peace Plans

    Three Nepalese officials visited Kalinga to share their country's peace and security situation and its impact on wome

    Thursday, April 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 038
  42. TIMOR-LESTE: East Timor: New President, Same Problems for Women

    The recent election of José Maria de Vasconcelos, or Taur Matan Ruak as he is known, to the Presidency of Timo

    Wednesday, April 25, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 019
  43. PHILIPPINES: Global Network for Women Peacebuilders Confers with Tabuk Women Leaders

    Members and officials of the Global Network of Women Peacebuilders - International Civil Society Action Network (GNWP

    Wednesday, April 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 985
  44. INDONESIA: National Dialogue with CSOs on National Action Plan P4K Begins

    The Indonesia National Dialogue with CSOs on National Action Plan P4K, organized by UNDP under the N-Peace initiative

    Wednesday, April 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 016
  45. PHILIPPINES: Philippines On Track in Achieving Millennium Development Goals

    The Philippines is on track in achieving the Millennium Development Goals particularly in education, health, women an

    Friday, April 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 992
  46. BURMA: Burma Treads Rocky Path to Democracy

    It is never easy to persuade those who have acquired power forcibly of the wisdom of peaceful change," Aung San

    Wednesday, April 11, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 966
  47. BURMA: Burma after the By-elections: Taking Gender and Human Security into Account

    Five years ago, this panel would not have happened. Even a year ago, Burma did not receive a lot of media attention.

    Wednesday, April 11, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 588
  48. INDONESIA: Women in Indonesia Building Peace Side By Side

    Indonesian women are still struggling to have their voices heard as part of mediation efforts in trouble spots and co

    Monday, March 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 948
  49. PHILIPPINES: CHR-XI to Hold Workshop on Women's Rights in Conflict and Emergency

    The Commission on Human Rights in the region is set to lead a conference and workshop on March 23-24 in Marco Polo Ho

    Wednesday, March 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 930
  50. PHILIPPINES: Lanao Sur Stakeholders Address Women's Rights in Armed Conflict

    Stakeholders from the various sectors in the province gathered last March 19 at the Institute of Peace and Developmen

    Wednesday, March 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 931

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