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  1. CENTRAL AFRICA: Central African Republic; 39 Muslims, incl Pregnant Woman and 10 Children Killed by Christians

    A militia group has killed 27 Muslims in a village in the Central African Republic, the United Nations said on Friday

    Monday, December 16, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 177
  2. Sierra Leone (S/2013/547)

    Thursday, December 12, 2013
    Secretary General Reports91 773
  3. Darfur (S/PV.7080)

    Wednesday, December 11, 2013
    Secretary General Reports91 793
  4. PAKISTAN: Conference on Women, Peace and Social Harmony

    To highlight the issues of inter-faith harmony and rights of women at the national level, AAWAZ, in collaboration wit

    Tuesday, December 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 169
  5. DRC: Addressing Violence Against Women in War-Torn Regions

    For the past two decades women's bodies have become the battlefield as gangs of combatants have committed atrocities

    Monday, December 9, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 172
  6. REPORT: Survivors Speak Out: Sexual Violence in Sudan

    The Nobel Women's Initiative, in collaboration with the International Campaign to Stop Rape & Gender Violence in

    Friday, December 6, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 835
  7. Central African Republic (S/PV.7072)

    Thursday, December 5, 2013
    Secretary General Reports91 851
  8. SYRIA: Syrian War Causing Honour Killings, Child Marriages- Doctor

    Syria's civil war has caused a big increase in ‘honour killings' and child marriages and the breakdown of the h

    Wednesday, December 4, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 166
  9. REPORT: Colombia; Women, Conflict-Related Sexual Violence, and the Peace Process

    US Office on Colombia is an organization in Washington DC that works to advocate for human rights in Colombia, partic

    Wednesday, December 4, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 847
  10. CAMBODIA: Cambodians Confront Taboo on Khmer Rouge Sex Crimes

    Savoen still wakes up screaming, reliving the evening she and about 30 other women were dragged to a forest by Khmer

    Tuesday, December 3, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 162
  11. COLOMBIA: Lured into Fighting, Colombia's Girl Rebels Face Abuse

    Under the dense rainforest canopy, 14-year-old Claudia Roa lay delirious with pain after giving birth to a boy.

    Tuesday, December 3, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 164
  12. BALKANS: Women and War

    Thousands of women were victims of sexual crimes during the Balkan conflicts.

    Tuesday, December 3, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 165
  13. INTERNATIONAL: Women's Human Security Rights in the Arab World: on Nobody's Agenda

    This is the first of two articles by Mariz Tadros discussing the disjunctures between the current international disco

    Monday, December 2, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 171
  14. Somalia (S/2013/709)

    Monday, December 2, 2013
    Secretary General Reports91 817
  15. INTERNATIONAL: William Hague and Angelina Jolie to Lead Talks on Ending Sexual Violence in War Zones

    A global summit will be held in London next year to demand “justice and respect” for victims of wartime r

    Thursday, November 28, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 160
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  17. SYRIA: Syrian Refugee Women Sexually Harassed in Lebanon- HRW

    Women refugees who escaped Syria's conflict to find sanctuary in neighbouring Lebanon have been sexually harassed by

    Wednesday, November 27, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 167
  18. Syria Conflict: Women Targets of Abuse and Torture

    Women in Syria are increasingly the targets of violent abuse and torture by government forces and armed groups.

    Tuesday, November 26, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 157
  19. SYRIA: Rape Used as Weapon of War against Syria Women: Report

    Women in Syria have been raped in detention, used as human shields during military operations and kidnapped to pressu

    Monday, November 25, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 151
  20. INDIA: India Assault Inquiry Marks Shift in Attitudes to Women's Rights

    Indian police Sunday questioned witnesses in a sexual assault inquiry involving one of the country's most prominent j

    Monday, November 25, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 153
  21. INTERNATIONAL: UN Expresses Concern on International Day to End Violence Against Women

    Monday, November 25, is International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. The U.N.

    Monday, November 25, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 156
  22. TOOLKIT: Center for Women's Global Leadership16 Days Campaign 2013

    From Peace in the Home to Peace in the World:Let's Challenge Militarism and End Violence Against Women!

    Monday, November 25, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 858
  23. UN-ACTION PLAN: Philippines Super Typhoon Response Gender Alert


    Monday, November 18, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 857
  24. Pre 2015 News Archive66 149
  25. Central African Republic (S/2013/677)

    Friday, November 15, 2013
    Secretary General Reports91 849
  26. PHILIPPINES: Typhoon Haiyan: UK Aid Delivery Must Assess RIsk of Violence Against Women

    All UK partners delivering humanitarian aid to the Philippines are now required to assess the risk of violence agains

    Thursday, November 14, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 150
  27. Lebanon (S/2013/650)

    Wednesday, November 13, 2013
    Secretary General Reports91 781
  28. SYRIA: Syrian Women Suffer Inside Their Country and Out

    Some Syrians say outrage over the sentencing of a teenage girl was a spark that started the country's two-and-a-half

    Tuesday, November 12, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 146
  29. INTERNATIONAL: Arab Spring Nations Backtrack on Women's Rights

    Arab women played a central role in the Arab Spring, but their hopes the revolts would bring greater freedom and expa

    Tuesday, November 12, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 147
  30. MIDDLE EAST: Government to Urge for Action to Protect Women and Girls in Emergency Situations

    The Government will urge for international action to protect women and girls from violence and sexual exploitation in

    Tuesday, November 12, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 148
  31. SUDAN: Calls for Sudan to end flogging of women

    UN independent experts have urged Sudan to end flogging punishments for women accused of so called moral crimes, stre

    Monday, November 11, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 137
  32. Rwanda: Female Police Officers Vow to Prevent GBV

    Female Police officers have vowed to fight for the rights of women and girls in their respective areas of operation b

    Monday, November 11, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 144
  33. INDIA: In India, Activists Work to Change Mindsets and Empower other Women

    Ever since a young woman was brutally gang raped in New Delhi in 2012, the international media has focused on the cul

    Saturday, November 9, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 142
  34. Central African Republic: UN rights chief warns cycle of violence may 'spin out of control'

    The top United Nations human rights official warned today that the deteriorating violence in the Central African Repu

    Friday, November 8, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 136
  35. CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC: Seleka Soldiers Raped Women, Girls in Bangui - Report

    An excerpt from the Amnesty International report, "CAR: Human rights crisis spiralling out of control":

    Tuesday, October 29, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 130
  36. INTERNATIONAL: ICRC Hones in on Victims of Sexual Violence in Conflict

    The International Committee of the Red Cross is stepping up its focus on victims of sexual violence in armed conflict

    Wednesday, October 16, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 112
  37. Lebanon (S/2013/612)

    Wednesday, October 16, 2013
    Secretary General Reports91 779
  38. INTERNATIONAL: Tackling Gender-Based Violence After 2015

    This high-level moderated armchair discussion explores why gender, specifically gender-based violence, should

    Friday, October 11, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 116
  39. ALGERIA: Algeria Wrestling With Aftermath Of Jihadists' Temporary Marriages

    By: Kaci Racelma for Al-Monitor Posted on October 10.

    Thursday, October 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 105
  40. RWANDA: We Should Support Efforts to End Rape in Conflict



    Thursday, October 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 106
  41. COLOMBIA: T&T, Colombia in Security Talks

    Women from South America are lured into T&T and kept in “houses” as virtual slaves throughout T&T

    Saturday, October 5, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 090
  42. BOSNIA & SERBIA: Witness Testimony About Horrendous Treatment of Women by Bosnia Serb Forces

    A protected witness testified in The Hague this week about being gang-raped and held prisoner by Bosnian Serb soldier

    Friday, October 4, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 089
  43. PERU: Police Bust Human Trafficking Ring

    October 4, 2013

    By Rachel Chase

    Friday, October 4, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 103
  44. NICARAGUA: Nicaraguan Law Update 'Piles Pressure on Women to Face Abusers'

    Thousands of women in Nicaragua have taken to the streets to protest against legal changes that could push female vic

    Friday, September 27, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 091
  45. MYANMAR: Burma Support Withheld on UN Pledge to End Sexual Violence

    Burma's government has not supported a declaration launched on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly this week to

    Thursday, September 26, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 094
  46. CAMBODIA: Women Speak Out About Sexual Violence Under KR Regime

    When Yam Lash was brutally raped by Khmer Rouge soldiers under a coconut tree in 1977, she was convinced she had litt

    Wednesday, September 25, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 087
  47. MYANMAR: Women Demand Justice for Civil-War Sex Abuse Victims

    Participants at the Myanmar Women's Forum 2013 held from September 20 to 22 in Yangon.

    Tuesday, September 24, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 086
  48. EL SALVADOR/AMERICAS: Everyday aggression

    ONE night last year police received a call from worried residents of a wealthy area of San Salvador, El Salvador's ca

    Saturday, September 21, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 095
  49. LATIN AMERICA: Violence Against Women in Latin America Everyday Aggression

    Laws to punish domestic violence are too often honoured in the breach

    Saturday, September 21, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 225
  50. HAITI: Haiti PM Seeks Legislation to Protect Privacy of Rape Victims

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti ( - On Tuesday, Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe said he would be supporting the draf

    Wednesday, September 18, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 067