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  1. ANGOLA: Women Exhorted to Participate in Electoral Process

    National Executive Secretariat of the ruling party's female wing, OMA, has appealed to all Angolan women to effective

    Tuesday, July 31, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 253
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. INTERNATIONAL: New ICC Prosecutor Vows to Focus on Victims

    That a war crimes court should focus on the victims of war crimes sounds like a simple concept.

    Monday, July 30, 2012
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  6. CENTRAL AMERICA: Women's Murder Rate Skyrocketing in Honduras

    Women are being murdered in Honduras -- already deemed the world's deadliest country by the United Nations -- at a sk

    Sunday, July 29, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 275
  7. CENTRAL AMERICA: Sharing Ideas to Stem Violence Against Women

    It's a crime that's rising in Seattle and across the country, and it is even more profound in places like El Salvador

    Friday, July 27, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 274
  8. 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
  9. SOUTH SUDAN: Independence not Providing Dividends for Women in South Sudan

    Since South Sudan's independence on 9 July 2011, the positive role that women played in the independence struggle bar

    Thursday, July 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 251
  10. 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
  11. COLOMBIA: Gender Policy is Failing Women in Colombia

    Although Colombia seems to have a number of the right policies for improving gender equality, structural challenges a

    Thursday, July 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 278
  12. HAITI: When 911 Isn't There: Inside Haiti's Rape Crisis Hotline

    It is hard for most foreigners to understand the poor state of Haiti's infrastructure.

    Thursday, July 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 280
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. AFRICA: African Union Urged to Do More for Protocol on Rights of Women

    The Working Group on Gender Justice in Africa Tuesday called on the African Union (AU) to encourage member states tha

    Wednesday, July 25, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 258
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. ZIMBABWE: 2012 Historic for African Women Leadership

    The year 2012 has thus far proved promising for the African woman's status within public bodies following the recent

    Monday, July 23, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 239
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. MOROCCO: Moroccan Moms Benefit from Maternal Health Revolution

    Sookaina Boudraa had been waiting for three hours at the Alwaha health clinic in Sidi Moumen, an area in northeastern

    Monday, July 23, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 259
  22. HAITI: Haitian Gender Specialists to be Trained by UWI

    As Haiti continues to rebuild itself from the 2010 earthquake that left it in ruins, the University of the West Indie

    Monday, July 23, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 279
  23. MOZAMBIQUE: To Victims of Sexual Violence - You Are Not Alone

    In Mozambique, as in many countries, gender violence remains a guarded secret.

    Sunday, July 22, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 238
  24. ZIMBABWE: Empowering the Girl Child

    With sacrificing family resources to educate a girl child and a potential future leader still a big societal challeng

    Thursday, July 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 224
  25. CONGO-KINSHASA: UN Official Condemns Sexual Violence By Renegade Soldiers

    A United Nations official today condemned the sexual violence in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) r

    Thursday, July 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 233
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - Advocacy for Women Under Domestic Violence Must Work From 'Ground Up'

    (WNN/PI) Santa Domingo, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: With Dominican Republic's national legislation against violence i

    Thursday, July 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 304
  30. MEXICO: Teen's Brothel Escape Triggers Mexico Clampdown

    They were only 14 years old, cousins from a small town in central Mexico, when a fun trip to the local fair turned in

    Thursday, July 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 346
  31. USA: Bridgewater Urges More Women to Take on Representational Politics

    United States Ambassador to Jamaica Pamela Bridgewater is hoping that more Jamaican women will take a greater role in

    Wednesday, July 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 220
  32. CONGO-KINSHASA: World Bank to Help Improve Healthcare for 11 Million People, Especially Women

    The World Bank's Board has approved an additional International Development Association (IDA)* grant of $75 million f

    Wednesday, July 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 222
  33. 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
  34. MALI: Mali Asks International Court to Investigate Atrocities

    The government of Mali on Wednesday formally asked the International Criminal Court to investigate atrocities attribu

    Wednesday, July 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 240
  35. INTERNATIONAL: Women's Media Center Project Uses Crowd-Maps to Locate Rape During Global Conflict

    “Rape is being used as a tool of war in Syria, and, in most cases, it is allegedly being carried out by governm

    Tuesday, July 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 215
  36. AFRICA: Women's Economic Summit Begins in Nigeria

    Creating better opportunities for women is key to Africa's economic development, a Nigerian minister said Friday at t

    Tuesday, July 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 216
  37. GHANA: Ghana Develops Action Plan to Give More Protection to Women

    The Ministry of Women and Children Affairs (MOWAC) has developed a national action plan to give more protection and s

    Tuesday, July 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 249
  38. South African Elected First Female AU Commission Head

    South African Home Affairs Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma was elected on Sunday to become the first female head of t

    Sunday, July 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 211
  39. CENTRAL AMERICA: Mexico Fails to Tackle Increased Levels of Violence Against Women

    The Mexican authorities have failed to protect women from increasing levels of violence and discrimination or to ensu

    Friday, July 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 209
  40. USA: Woman Up

    Hillary Clinton is doing something this weekend that no U.S.

    Friday, July 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 213
  41. CENTRAL AMERICA: How the Drug Trade Fuels Femicide in Central America

    Since the "Northern Triangle" of El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala emerged as the main corridor for US-bo

    Thursday, July 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 208
  42. 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
  43. Gender Beyond Politics: A Universal Force for Change

    If you've been hanging out and wondering who will win the battle to make the "war on women" their election-

    Thursday, July 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 227
  44. INTERNATIONAL: Women's Inequality Linked to Soaring Population

    The world's population now stands at about seven billion, and by 2050, this figure will hit a whopping nine billion.

    Thursday, July 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 229
  45. 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
  46. 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
  47. WEST AFRICA: Women Demand Firm Action to End Mali Crisis

    We, members of the Senegalese Feminist Forum, would like to express our full support for the Malian people and especi

    Thursday, July 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 236
  48. Family Planning for Women in Conflict Areas Seen as Crucial

    Wednesday is World Population Day, and the United Nations Population Fund says reproductive health is crucial for dev

    Wednesday, July 11, 2012
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  49. 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
  50. 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

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