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  1. Pre 2015 News Archive66 270
  2. SOUTH AFRICA: Addressing Slow Pace of Gender Equality

    During the National Assembly debate on the State of the Nation Address this year, the Minister for Women, Children an

    Tuesday, February 25, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 267
  3. LIBERIA: One Billion Rising for Justice in Liberia

    "Violence against women, violence against our mothers and sisters has reached an unacceptable level and we all m

    Tuesday, February 25, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 268
  4. UNITED STATES: Hilary Rodham Clinton Awards at Georgetown University

    On February 25, Georgetown University will host former Secretary of State and likely 2016 presidential candidate Hill

    Monday, February 24, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 269
  5. SOMALIA: Women rally against Al Shabaab in Mogadishu

    Women from the 17 districts of Mogadishu have staged anti-Al Shabaab protest in Mogadishu in support of lasting peace

    Sunday, February 23, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 266
  6. COLOMBIA: There will be No Peace in Colombia without Women

    The documentation centre No habrá paz sin las mujeres [There will be no peace without women] enables female le

    Friday, February 21, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 238
  7. SOUTH SUDAN: Women Bear Brunt of South Sudan Conflict, UN Official Says

    The head of the U.N.

    Wednesday, February 19, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 237
  8. SIERRA LEONE: For GBV Women Demand Justice in Sierra Leone

    The women of Port Loko District on Valentine's Day celebrated the first One Billion rising in Africa V-Day on the the

    Wednesday, February 19, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 262
  9. INDIA: 'Policy-Implementation Must for Women's Empowerment'

    Women's empowerment is possible only if state administrators implement the policies framed by the central government,

    Tuesday, February 18, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 253
  10. COLOMBIA: UK takes Campaign to Stop War-zone Rape to Colombia

    Britain's foreign minister William Hague has urged world leaders to make tackling and rape in armed conflicts a top g

    Tuesday, February 18, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 257
  11. AFGHANISTAN: Karzai Calls For Amendment of Afghan Law Decried as Dangerous to Women

    Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Monday withheld his signature and instead asked for revisions to a new law that righ

    Tuesday, February 18, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 258
  12. CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC: Gender-based violence: stop looking for 'proof' and put survivors first

    Time is a luxury and those without money, safety and security don't have it.

    Tuesday, February 18, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 260
  13. EL SALVADOR: Women in El Salvador ready to Take Charge after Women Leadership in Politics Course

    On 14 January 2014 the closing ceremony of the VII course on Women Leadership was held in the municipality of Antiguo

    Tuesday, February 18, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 261
  14. LIBYA: Women's "It Will Be Our Constitution" Campaign Launched with 50,000 SMS Messages

    The German ambassador Christian Much launched the women's “it will be our constitution” campaign by sendi

    Monday, February 17, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 254
  15. SOUTH AFRICA: Women on the front lines

    The South African National Defence Force is the only military in Africa, and one of a few in the world that deploys f

    Monday, February 17, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 255
  16. SOMALIA: Women Shouldn't Live in Fear of Rape

    Somalia's new cabinet should urgently adopt meaningful reforms to confront rampant sexual violence, Human Rights Watc

    Saturday, February 15, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 256
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  18. LIBERIA: Unicef Boss Warns against Violence

    The Country Representative of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), Mr.

    Thursday, February 13, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 239
  19. AFGHANISTAN: Why Imported Notions about Rights Can't Help Afghanistan's Women

    It feels like a slap in the face of humanity: a new Afghan draft law effectively legalising domestic violence against

    Thursday, February 13, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 240
  20. FIJI: Bainimarama Warns Sex Offenders

    Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama has come out strongly against sexual offences committed against women and children.

    Thursday, February 13, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 241
  21. PAKISTAN: Pakistan Women's Day Celebrated

    The Pakistan Women's Day was celebrated on Wednesday in commemoration of the events of February 12, 1983.

    Thursday, February 13, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 242
  22. PAKISTAN: Law Passed: Punjab to have Commission on Status of Women

    The Punjab Assembly passed The Punjab Commission on the Status of Women Bill 2013 on Wednesday.

    Thursday, February 13, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 243
  23. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Law on Domestic Violence Testimony Limits Women's Rights, say Critics

    A new draft law in Afghanistan that would limit testimony in domestic violence cases is drawing international outcry,

    Thursday, February 13, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 247
  24. CANADA:National News: NDP Works to End Violence Against Aboriginal Women

    The NDP is joining forces with the Native Women's Association of Canada (NWAC) to urge the Conservative government to

    Thursday, February 13, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 251
  25. SOMALIA: Human Rights Watch Asks Somalia to Protect Women

    In recent years, Somali women and girls living in makeshift camps in and around Mogadishu have experienced a wave of

    Thursday, February 13, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 259
  26. LIBERIA: DRC opens Women's Centre in Liberia

    Any views expressed in this article are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters Foundation.

    Wednesday, February 12, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 236
  27. INTERNATIONAL: Ignoring Equality, Rights and Women's Health Risks Derailing Development

    While nearly 1 billion people have escaped extreme poverty in the past 20 years and child and maternal mortality have

    Wednesday, February 12, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 244
  28. BURMA/MYANMAR: Women Urged to Take Part in Peace Process

    The Burmese government's chief peace negotiator, Aung Min, suggested that women's involvement in the ongoing peace pr

    Wednesday, February 12, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 245
  29. FIJI: Violence against Women Training kicks off

    Violence Against Women and Girls is rife in the Pacific and various programs are being developed to counter this.`26

    Tuesday, February 11, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 235
  30. BURMA/MYANMAR: Rape Is a Weapon in Burma's Kachin State, but the Women of Kachin Are Fighting Back

    By breaking their silence, and documenting the outrages committed, local communities in Kachin are defending themselv

    Tuesday, February 11, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 246
  31. SOUTH SUDAN: Calls for Women to Engage in S. Sudan Peace Building Efforts

    The minister of social development in South Sudan's Eastern Equatoria state, Paska Hifita, has called on women across

    Tuesday, February 11, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 263
  32. UNITED STATES: Violence Against Women Act Finally lets Native American Tribes Prosecute Non-Tribal Members, and it's about Damn Time

    For those of you who have blocked out memory of the long battle to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act that wa

    Monday, February 10, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 232
  33. AFRICA: Women on the Rise in African Politics

    Africa now has three female heads of state, after Catherine Samba-Panza of the Central African Republic took office i

    Saturday, February 8, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 234
  34. IRAQ: Iraq Illegally Detains Thousands of Women, Tortures Many: HRW

    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi authorities are detaining thousands of women illegally and subjecting many to torture and i

    Thursday, February 6, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 231
  35. IRAQ: Government of Iraq Launches its National Action Plan on UN Security Council Resolution 1325

    Baghdad, 6 February 2014 – The Government of Iraq today launched its National Action Plan on UN Security Counci

    Thursday, February 6, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 312
  36. SERBIA: Women Should Be Present At All Levels Of The Government

    The Commissioner for the Protection of Equality Nevena Petrusic has urged that women should account for a third of ca

    Wednesday, February 5, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 230
  37. SOMALIA: Somaliland: Skills Training Offers new Opportunities to Women

    At an early age, Faduma began to learn an art that has been passed down her family from generation to generation.

    Wednesday, February 5, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 233
  38. IRAN: Old Challenges Continue for Women Under New President

    (WNN) Los Angeles, California, UNITED STATES, AMERICAS: Despite the election of new President Hassan Rowhani in the I

    Monday, February 3, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 229
  39. ETHIOPIA: Living in fear of a misguided prejudice

    Longstanding cultural norms make life hard for many women in Addis Ababa, including deep-seated chauvinism that is ap

    Saturday, February 1, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 228