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  1. ISRAEL: Hareid Parties: Women's 'Role' Not in the Knesset

    The Knesset Election Committee will discuss the possibility of disqualifying Hareidi parties because they have no wom

    Tuesday, December 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 698
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. UNITED STATES: Women Relay Experiences of Violence Through Art

    As unrest unfolds in the Middle East, a traveling art exhibition at the Sheldon Museum of Art in Lincoln seems all th

    Thursday, November 29, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 671
  5. 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
  6. NORTH AFRICA/ MIDDLE EASt: Has the Arab Spring Been a Disaster for Women?

    It's been almost two years since revolution swept across parts of the Arab world.

    Monday, November 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 625
  7. NORTH AFRICA/ MIDDLE EAST: Women Fight to Define the Arab Spring

    When Mabrouka M'barek is in the Tunisian capital these days, much of her time is spent writing a new constitution as

    Saturday, November 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 627
  8. 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
  9. IRAN: Iranian Nobel Peace Prize Winner Predicts Persian Spring

    Nobel Prize winner Shirin Ebadi spoke to Sophie Claudet last week on the sidelines of the Women's Forum in Deauville,

    Tuesday, October 23, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 555
  10. NORTH AFRICA/ MIDDLE EAST: Women Should Be Full Partners In Arab Spring, US Envoy Says

    The lack of women's economic and political participation, and lack of women's education, kept Arab countries from dev

    Tuesday, October 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 518
  11. PAKISTAN: Towards Women Empowerment

    It was stressed that representation of women in Parliament and the Senate must be between 33 and 50 per cent.

    Monday, October 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 514
  12. 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
  13. PALESTINE: All-Female Ticket Aims to Be Heard, if Not Seen

    The faces of five men in business suits and one woman in a white head scarf beam under the slogan “Modern Hebro

    Sunday, October 14, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 570
  14. PAKISTAN: Obstacles to Pashtun Women's Leadership

    Afridi's death, as one of the very few Pashtun women leaders in any field, leaves a large gap and begs the question o

    Friday, October 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 505
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. EGYPT: Protests Against Egyptian Constitution Draft Connecting Women's Rights to Sharia Law

    The draft proposal of a new constitution for Egypt, has caused fiery protests from civil society and women's organiza

    Thursday, October 11, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 527
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  19. 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
  20. PAKISTAN: 40 Million Women Registered With Computerized National Identity Cards

    In August 2011, UN Women signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Pakistan's National Database and Registration Auth

    Thursday, October 4, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 462
  21. GEORGIA: IWPR Caucasus Builds Women's Rights Reporting Network

    Journalists, bloggers and civil activists from Abkhazia and South Ossetia had a rare opportunity to meet their Georgi

    Thursday, October 4, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 475
  22. NORTH AFRICA/ MIDDLE EAST: No Arab Spring Without the 'Flower' of Women's Rights

    Nearly two years after the start of uprisings across the Arab world, Arab women are confronting the reality that topp

    Wednesday, October 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 440
  23. MIDDLE EAST: No Arab Spring Without the 'Flower' of Women's Rights

    Nearly two years after the start of Arab Spring uprisings, Arab women are facing the reality that toppling dictators

    Wednesday, October 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 525
  24. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Woman Runs for President

    Preparations for the 2014 presidential elections are under way in Afghanistan, and this campaign appears likely to be

    Tuesday, October 2, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 483
  25. 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
  26. SOUTH EAST ASIA: Penang's Women Lead Local Democracy

    Over three consecutive days, ending Sep.

    Thursday, September 27, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 463
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. OCEANIA: Pacific Nations Women Promised a Better Deal

    Leaders of 15 Pacific Island nations have pledged to remove barriers to women's economic empowerment, end violence ag

    Monday, September 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 283
  44. KASHMIR: Resilience Amidst Conflict: Women Of Kashmir

    As Victims Of The Conflict

    Wednesday, August 29, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 318
  45. AFGHANISTAN: Afghanistan Woman Parliamentarian Shares Dreams for New Nation

    “This is what I live for…,” Koofi writes.

    Tuesday, August 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 506
  46. NEPAL: Implementing Locally – Inspiring Globally: 1325 Localization in Nepal

    GNWP is back in Nepal for part two of its Localization and United Nations Security Council Resolutions 1325 and 1820

    Friday, August 24, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 292
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  48. SRI LANKA: Women in Politics

    She pointed out that although many women should like to take part in representative politics, the prevailing politica

    Saturday, August 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 315
  49. OCCUPIED PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES: Palestinian Women Recent Cases of Domestic Violence

    Four recent cases of women slain allegedly at the hand of either a husband or father have prompted women and human ri

    Thursday, August 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 267
  50. SOUTH ASIA: Role Models for Peace

    “The daily toil and toll of keeping and making peace can challenge even the most persevering among us,” S

    Thursday, August 2, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 266

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