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  1. DRC: Women Seek Peace

    The conflict in the Eastern DR Congo provinces of North and South Kivu between the Kinshasa government and the M23 mo

    Friday, December 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 706
  2. DRC: Bring Women Into Peace Talks - Diop

    It's a country the size of all of western Europe, with enormous mineral riches that enable the artifacts of modern li

    Sunday, December 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 691
  3. DRC: Congolese Women Plead For Help In Ending Violence, Crimes Against Women

    Women in Africa's Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) are calling on President Barack Obama to lend resources and

    Thursday, December 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 684
  4. AFGHANISTAN: UN Calls For More Afghan Women Protection

    A new report released by the UN says Afghan women are still victims of abuse despite some success by authorities in p

    Wednesday, December 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 683
  5. DRC: Surge in Sexual Violence in North Kivu

    Sexual violence is on the rise as armed groups continue to move across the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo's (DR

    Thursday, December 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 681
  6. ISRAEL/PALESTINE: Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Shuns Female Brokers

    A U.N. resolution passed over 10 years ago requires women's involvement in conflict resolutions.

    Thursday, December 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 821
  7. GUATEMALA:Women Human Rights Defenders: Activism's Front-Line

    The first time I heard the term Women Human Rights Defender (WHRD) it was a bit of revelation to me.

    Thursday, November 29, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 667
  8. EGYPT: Legal teams & advocates work to save women from domestic violence

    In Egypt, domestic abuse is not a crime. When a woman is beaten by her husband, the authorities are seldom called.

    Thursday, November 29, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 668
  9. MENA: Why Can't We All Just Hold Hands? One Woman's Mission to Bring Peace to the Middle East

    A Dubai resident has decided to undertake a one-woman mission to bring peace to the 22 countries in the Arab League.

    Thursday, November 29, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 670
  10. SYRIA: Where Are the Missing Brides of Peace? Women Activists Who Protested About Violence in Syria - and Were Dragged off to Jail in their Wedding Dresses

    Marched through the middle a market in Damascus carrying red banners that read 'Stop all military operations in Syria

    Wednesday, November 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 669
  11. EGYPT: Egypt Women Deserve Rights Now, Not Later

    On the first day of the Eid el-Fitr celebrations, Cairo's Nile River promenade's sidewalks were crowded, and packed w

    Monday, November 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 655
  12. UNITED STATES: FACTBOX: Forced marriage in the United States of America

    The problem of forced marriage remains little known and well hidden in the United States, but experts say it is growi

    Monday, November 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 666
  13. ISRAEL/PALESTINE: Women Peace Activists Demand an End to Attacks in Gaza and Israel

    MADRE, an international women's human rights organization, condemns the growing violence that has killed at least 18

    Friday, November 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 649
  14. IRAN: Iran Deputies To Mull Draft Law Restricting Women's Right To Travel

    Lawmakers in Iran are preparing to consider legislation that may drastically alter an adult woman's ability to obtain

    Friday, November 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 650
  15. INTERNATIONAL: Family Planning Is a Right, Not a Privilege

    Given the news dominating the headlines this week (CIA sex scandals and an increasingly Orwellian surveillance appara

    Friday, November 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 652
  16. COLOMBIA: What's the role of Afro-Colombian and Colombian women in the FARC peace talks?

    As the Colombian Government prepares to meet with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) in Havana, Cuba,

    Friday, November 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 657
  17. IRAN: Iranian Human Rights Lawyer in Fourth Week of Hunger Strike

    Nasrin Sotoudeh's awards would cover a wall.

    Thursday, November 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 639
  18. PALESTINE: PCHR Condemns the Attacks on Peaceful Assemblies in Gaza and Hebron

    The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) strongly condemns the Palestinian female police's violent dispersal of

    Thursday, November 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 647
  19. GAZA: Escalation of Violence as Airstrikes Hit Gaza

    The violence between Israel and Palestine is increasing.

    Thursday, November 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 654
  20. INTERNATIONAL: We Must Put Price Tag on Cost of Rape in War - Wallstrom

    A leading campaigner against sexual violence in conflict has called for economists to calculate the global cost of th

    Wednesday, November 14, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 633
  21. COLOMBIA: Rights Study Highlights Vulnerability of Colombia's Displaced Girls and Women

    Ana Angelica Bello, 45, was coming out of the Ministry of Justice in 2009 when two men bundled her into a car, put a

    Wednesday, November 14, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 651
  22. INTERNATIONAL: Gender Mainstreaming Contributes to Regional Security

    The defense ministries of Montenegro, Macedonia, Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) are focusing on improving wo

    Tuesday, November 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 631
  23. SYRIA: What Assad Doesn't Want You to Hear: Syrian Women's Voices

    It's been nearly two years since Syria's dictator Bashar al Assad began his brutal assault on hundreds of thousands o

    Tuesday, November 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 642
  24. PAKISTAN: Pakistani Girl's Parents Confess to 'Honor Killing'

    A 15-year-old Pakistani girl named Anusha was the victim of an "honor killing" last week at the hands of he

    Sunday, November 11, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 643
  25. WEST AFRICA: 'Enhancing Women's Leadership in Peace and Security in West Africa'

    As part of ongoing efforts to strengthen implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women P

    Friday, November 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 623
  26. GEORGIA: Three Women Ministers in New Georgian Government

    Late October, a new government was approved by the newly elected Georgian parliament.

    Thursday, November 8, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 630
  27. 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
  28. JORDAN: Women's Rights at a Standstill in Jordan

    On a warm day late last month a crowd filed into a white tent outside the royal palaces in Amman to hear a much-antic

    Wednesday, November 7, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 646
  29. IRELAND: Ireland's Human Rights Not as Good as in 1990s, Says Higgins

    UNSCR number 1,325 was adopted by the council in 2000.

    Tuesday, November 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 607
  30. IRAN: Women Political Prisoners in Evin Prison, Still on Hunger Strike / Transport to Hospital Karami

    According to information from the women's ward of Evin prison, Karami, detained political prisoners on hunger strike

    Tuesday, November 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 614
  31. EGYPT: Egyptian Women Fight Back Against Harassment

    Egyptian bullies who sexually harass women in the streets, often taking advantage of mob situations and the anonymity

    Tuesday, November 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 616
  32. PALESTINE: Palestinian Women Take Business into their Own Hands

    Abeer Abu Ghaith, a poised young woman overflowing with optimism, works tirelessly to help Palestinian women achieve

    Tuesday, November 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 653
  33. INTERNATIONAL: NATO's Implementation of 1325

    NATO and its partners are taking concerted action to support implemention of United Nations Security Council Resoluti

    Monday, November 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 596
  34. INTERNATIONAL: The Word on Women - The Women's Rights Canon is Under Attack. It's Time to Act.

    This weekend I was invited to speak about women's issues at the Model UN taking place here in Washington.

    Monday, November 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 598
  35. PALESTINE: Young Palestinian Activists Carry Out Their Role in Bringing About Peace

    In the offices of the General Union of Palestinian Women –a bastion for older-generation prominent women politi

    Monday, November 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 601
  36. IRAN: Women Prisoners on Hunger Strike

    Amnesty International called on Iranian authorities to protect all detainees and prisoners from harassment and degrad

    Monday, November 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 638
  37. INTERNATIONAL: Report for the 12th anniversary of UNSCR1325

    If you walked past the Roger Smith Hotel on Lexington Avenue in Midtown Manhattan, New York, you would have had a win

    Friday, November 2, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 591
  38. INTERNATIONAL: Security Council Urges Wider Role for Women's Groups in Peace Efforts

    The Security Council has called on the international community to give women's civil society organizations a prominen

    Friday, November 2, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 594
  39. SYRIA: Syrian Women Convene in Cairo for Peace Initiative

    Forty-four Syrian women from different civil society organizations and young independent activists convened in Cairo

    Friday, November 2, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 615
  40. GHANA: Ghana Launches Action Plan to Implement Secuirty Council Resolution

    Ghana on Wednesday launched a National Action Plan for the implementation of the United Nations Security Council Reso

    Thursday, November 1, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 590
  41. INTERNATIONAL: Weathering the storm

    TODAY is the twelfth anniversary of the adoption by the United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325, on women and

    Wednesday, October 31, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 581
  42. DRC: Who will stand up for the women of Congo?

    Last week, coffee in hand, I read a chilling email. Armed men had shot at Dr.

    Tuesday, October 30, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 577
  43. PACIFIC: Regional Action Plan On Women Peace and Security

    Speaking at the launch ceremony held at the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat in Suva, Fiji, the Forum Chair, Hon.

    Friday, October 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 586
  44. AFGHANISTAN: International Development Committee publishes report on Afghanistan

    The Department for International Development (DFID) must do more to improve the lives of women in Afghanistan who con

    Thursday, October 25, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 575
  45. INTERNATIONAL: U.S. National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security

    On December 19 2012, President Obama released the first-ever U.S.

    Monday, October 22, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 548
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  47. GUATEMALA: Sexual Slavery Wounds Persist in Guatemala

    Fifteen brave Guatemalan women from the indigenous q'eqchí people testified before the High Risk Court in Guat

    Friday, October 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 546
  48. COLOMBIA: Missing from Colombia, FARC Peace Negotiations: Women

    Today, the government of Colombia and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) insurgency group meet in Oslo

    Thursday, October 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 547
  49. COLOMBIA: Impunity Persists in Sexual Violence Against Women

    Despite laws, resolutions, decrees, protocols, and directives against gender-based violence, women victims of sexual

    Thursday, October 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 557
  50. 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

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