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  1. CÔTE D'IVOIRE: Adopting Resolution 2112 (2013), Security Council Extends Mandate Of Operation In Côte D'ivoire Until 30 June 2014, Focusing Resources In High-Risk Areas

    NEW YORK, July 31, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Reduction of Military Set for Next Year, Possible F

    Wednesday, July 31, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 025
  2. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Woman Announced as a Winner of the 2013 N-Peace Awards

    Afghan women's rights advocate Masouda Karokhi was announced as one of the eight winners of the 2013 N-Peace Awards,

    Wednesday, July 31, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 028
  3. LIBERIA: Rebuilding Liberia: Women were Key in Ushering Peace, but still Suffer Violence Post War

    It's hard to underscore enough the role women have played in Liberia's recent history.

    Wednesday, July 31, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 029
  4. TOOLKIT: 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign Take Action Kit (2013)

    The Center for Women's Global Leadership (CWGL) is excited to announce the 2013 English version of the 16 Days Campai

    Monday, July 29, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 824
  5. RWANDA: Women Poised to Retain Majority in Parliament

    With constitutional quotas for interest group seats in their favour and all political parties legally bound to respec

    Sunday, July 28, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 024
  6. REPORT: A Life of Dignity For All: Accelerating Progress Towards the Millennium Development Goals and Advancing the United Nations Development Agenda beyond 2015

    The present report is submitted pursuant to General Assembly resolution 65/1, in which the Assembly requested the Sec

    Friday, July 26, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 833
  7. Security Council Debate on the Situation in the Great Lakes Region: DRC and the Great Lakes, July 2013

    Overview

    On Thursday July 25th, 2013, the Security Council held a ministerial level debate on the Situation i

    Friday, July 26, 2013
    Security Council Debate87 219
  8. SOUTH SUDAN: Empowering Women in South Sudan

    A dozen women were seated in the courtyard underneath a traditional African roof.

    Thursday, July 25, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 023
  9. INDIA: Delhi Assaults on Women Rise as Verdict Due in Fatal Rape

    The gang rape and subsequent death of a young medical student seven months ago united India in outrage and brought pr

    Wednesday, July 24, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 018
  10. MALI: Sole Woman in Mali Presidential Race Spreads Word on the Streets

    A black Mercedes pulls up in a grimy street in Bamako and the back door swings open.

    Wednesday, July 24, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 019
  11. FIJI: UN Women Works with Partners

    UN women are now working with the Pacific Regional Facility Fund to try to prevent and eliminate violence against wom

    Wednesday, July 24, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 021
  12. RWANDA: USAID Recommits to Women Empowerment

    There is need to invest in women's empowerment and leadership in order for countries to achieve sustainable developme

    Wednesday, July 24, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 022
  13. AUSTRALIA: New Asylum Policy Puts Women at Greater Risk of Violence

    The Labor government's changes to immigration policy show a singular focus on stopping people seeking asylum in Austr

    Wednesday, July 24, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 026
  14. REPORT: Disability Inclusion in the Syrian Refugee Response in Lebanon

    Over 1.6 million refugees have fled Syria since the conflict started two years ago, with almost one-third seeking pro

    Wednesday, July 24, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 822
  15. NEPAL: US to Encourage Political Participation of Women, Underrepresented

    US Ambassador to Nepal Peter W Bodde has said that the US government will work with the government of Nepal and civil

    Tuesday, July 23, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 017
  16. SOMALIA: Malala Yousefzai Inspires Girls' Education Activists in Somalia

    The speech of 16-year-old Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai at the United Nations this month has served as an inspi

    Tuesday, July 23, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 020
  17. Engaging Men and Boys; Highlights from sections: WILPF-DRC-- PeaceWomen E-News, July 2013

    How can we engage men and boys to create gender justice, peace and freedom?

    If you have any difficulty reading this newsletter in HTML, please

    Tuesday, July 23, 2013
    ENews91 136
  18. SOMALIA: Somali Government Drafts Bill to Protect Women's Rights

    The Somali Ministry of Development and Social Affairs is drafting a bill that outlines a new gender policy for the co

    Monday, July 22, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 016
  19. REPORT: Towards the Realization of Women's Rights and Gender Equality: Post 2015 Sustainable Development

    This summary report by the Center for Women's Global Leadership (CWGL) is the culmination of a two-day strategic meet

    Monday, July 22, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 821
  20. SERBIA: Paunovic: Position of women in Serbia improves

    Serbia has made certain progress in terms of the position of women, officials concluded at the session of the UN Comm

    Friday, July 19, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 015
  21. Reports/Policy Briefs90 836
  22. 18 July 2013

    More than two years ago, Haiti's parliament approved a landmark amendment to the country's 1987 constitution to ensur

    Thursday, July 18, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 013
  23. Security Council Debate87 217
  24. INTERNATIONAL: U.N. Deploys Women Protection Advisers to Curb Sexual Violence

    Despite the United Nations' "zero tolerance" policy against sexual violence, there has been a rash of gende

    Tuesday, July 16, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 011
  25. LIBERIA: Women NGO's Secretariat of Liberians Want More Women in Key Leadership Positions

    Political parties in Liberia have been asked to ensure that at least 40 per cent of all elected positions at the dist

    Tuesday, July 16, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 012
  26. Reports/Policy Briefs90 949
  27. SIERRA LEONE: Building gender equality into Sierra Leone's potential

    Imagine starting a country from scratch.

    Monday, July 15, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 008
  28. IRAN: Iranian Women's Rights Activists Tell Rohani What They Want

    A group of prominent Iranian women's rights activists and intellectuals have outlined some of their main demands for

    Saturday, July 13, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 009
  29. BANGLADESH: Arrest Shafi, Says Women's Forum

    Bangladesh Nari Mukti Sangsad in a statement on Saturday said ‘Shafi in his remarks have disrespected and offen

    Saturday, July 13, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 010
  30. CAMBODIA: Civil Society Organizations Call for Political Parties to Further Promote Women's and Children's Issues

    (Phnom Penh, 10 July 2013) On 3 July 2013, a group of civil society organizations ("CSOs") jointly organize

    Thursday, July 11, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 005
  31. REPORT: Conference Report: Women in Peacebuilding

    This conference was run in association with the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Australian Civil-Military Cent

    Thursday, July 11, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 819
  32. Accelerating Efforts to Eliminate All Forms of Violence Against Women

    Thursday, July 11, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 924
  33. SIERRA LEONE: "Gender equality in SSR is a priority"-ONS Coordinator

    The National Security Coordinator (NSCOORD), Retired Brigadier Mustapha M.K.

    Wednesday, July 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 003
  34. EGYPT: Women's Voices Must Be Heard Without Threat of Violence - UN Official

    A senior United Nations official today stressed the need to ensure women can make their voices heard in Egypt without

    Wednesday, July 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 004
  35. SUDAN: Time to Let Sudan's Girls Be Girls, Not Brides

    Lawyers and rights activists are calling for a change in Sudan's laws which allow for the marriage of girls as young

    Wednesday, July 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 006
  36. PAKISTAN: Awareness Stressed for Women's Participation in Electoral Process

    Speakers stressed on the need for education, awareness and training to enhance participation of women in the electora

    Wednesday, July 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 007
  37. INTERNATIONAL: UN Women Appoints South Africa's Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka as New Head

    The former deputy president of South Africa, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, was named the new head of UN Women on Wednesday.

    Wednesday, July 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 014
  38. PAKISTAN: Human rights: UN Women to launch social reconstruction plan

    UN Women is set to launch a five-year programme on social stabilisation and reconstruction.

    Monday, July 8, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 999
  39. WESTERN SAHARA: In Western Sahara, Women Play Large Role in Forgotten Struggle for Independence

    As dusk enveloped the salmon-pink houses of this capital city, the brightly colored robes of women stood out in a mas

    Sunday, July 7, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 998
  40. EGYPT: Sexual Violence - the Dark Side of the Revolution

    This week alone, 91 women became victims of sexual assault over four days during the protests, says Human Rights Watc

    Sunday, July 7, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 000
  41. SYRIA: Syria Female Detainees on Hunger Strike

    Women political prisoners of the Damascus Central Prison, many held without charge, have begun an indefinite hunger s

    Saturday, July 6, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 002
  42. Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations operation in Cyprus (S/2013/392)

    Pursuant to Security Council resolution 2058 (2012), this report provides an update by the Secretary-General on the acti
    Friday, July 5, 2013
    Secretary General Reports11 608
  43. CAMBODIA: Parties' Attention Turns to Women and Children

    Nearly one week into an election campaign period that has seen Phnom Penh's streets play host to thousands of politic

    Thursday, July 4, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 996
  44. UGANDA: Cops Lack Skills in Gender-Related Cases, Says Judge

    The Police lack necessary to handle gender-related issues, Justice David Batema, has said.

    Thursday, July 4, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 997
  45. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Court Reverses Convictions in Torture of Girl

    A court has reversed the convictions of three Afghans jailed for torturing a young relative who had refused to become

    Wednesday, July 3, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 001
  46. SOUTH ASIA: South Asia Women's Network Holds Strategic Planning Workshop

    The South Asia Women's Network (SWAN) found an opportunity to hold a Strategic Planning Workshop in Male (Maldives),

    Tuesday, July 2, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 994

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