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  1. Position Paper on the post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals

    As a network of peacebuilding organizations, constituted regionally and with a global reach, GPPAC's position on the

    Thursday, September 11, 2014
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 960
  2. UN Women Annual Report 2013-2014

    Thursday, August 28, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 473
  3. SOUTH AFRICA: Let's Fight Abuse Together

    Everywhere I go there is a palpable sense of anger and sadness at the recent spate of abuse and killing of women and

    Tuesday, August 26, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 470
  4. GAZA: The Needle in the Haystack: Finding the Women, Peace and Security Norms in the Gaza Conflict

    Operation Protective Edge and the costs of war in the latest round of the Israel-Palestine conflict have dominated al

    Thursday, August 7, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 460
  5. IRAQ: Isis 'Orders Female Genital Mutilation' for Women in Mosul

    The UN says militant Islamist group Isis has ordered all women and girls in Mosul, northern Iraq, to undergo female g

    Thursday, July 24, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 448
  6. NIGERIA: Women's Right: From Battle To Peace Table

    The Convention on the Elimination of Violence against Women is still missing, but progress on other dimensions of thi

    Thursday, July 24, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 449
  7. LIBERIA: UN, Liberia Shining Light On Ending Violence Against Women

    On Tuesday July, 15, 2014, two of the United Nations System Agencies, the Joint Programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS) an

    Thursday, July 17, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 388
  8. EGYPT: Egypt Court Jails Seven For Life Over Sexual Assaults

    A court in Egypt has sentenced seven men to life in prison and two others to 20 years for sexual assaulting women las

    Wednesday, July 16, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 439
  9. AUSTRALIA: Government Commitment to Target Family Violence

    The state government has reinforced its commitment to reducing violence.

    Tuesday, July 8, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 430
  10. SOMALIA: Somali Ministry of Women Launches Training On Gender-Based Violence

    Somali Ministry of Women and Human Rights in collaboration with the United Nations Population Fund and United Nations

    Monday, July 7, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 425
  11. PAKISTAN: No Honor in Gender Violence

    For anyone following the news from Pakistan, the past few weeks have made for grim reading when it comes to violence

    Wednesday, July 2, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 419
  12. HAITI: Haitian Rape Survivors Begin New Lives in Canada and the US

    There are no Haitians in the Montreal neighborhood where Lovely lives.

    Tuesday, July 1, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 416
  13. COLOMBIA: What Will New Sexual Violence Law Mean for Victims in Colombia's Conflict?

    Colombia's president has approved a law that makes acts of sexual violence committed during the country's long-standi

    Thursday, June 19, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 402
  14. INDIA: UN Body Denounces Caste-based Rape and Violence Against Women

    Senior UN human rights officials at a UN Human Rights Council event have called for immediate efforts to end caste-ba

    Wednesday, June 18, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 390
  15. KASHMIR: Women Stage Protest Against Rising Incidents of Rapes, Molestations

    Year 2014 witnessed a steep rise in cases of harassment and molestation across the valley, and to protest against the

    Sunday, June 15, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 371
  16. KASHMIR: 2014 witnesses rise in crime against women in Kashmir

    Year 2014 has so far witnessed a steep rise in cases of crime against women in valley.

    Friday, June 13, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 373
  17. CAMBODIA: New Guidelines Aim to Protect Women, Children

    A 100-page set of guidelines for the legal protection of the rights of women and children was launched by the Ministr

    Friday, June 13, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 376
  18. INDIA: India Rebuffs 'Simplistic' U.N. Criticism Over Sex Crimes

    India has rebuffed accusations by a U.N.

    Thursday, June 12, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 372
  19. AUSTRALIA: Tackling Female Sexual Abuse One Man at a Time

    There is only so much sexual violence against women I can watch before the knot in my gut and roar in my throat force

    Wednesday, June 11, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 355
  20. PHILIPPINES: Filipina Peace Builders All Set for London's Global Summit Against Sexual Violence in Conflict

    MANILA – “We are ready to share our experiences in the hopes of inspiring similar stories of success for

    Tuesday, June 10, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 358
  21. AFGHANISTAN: Tackling Gender-Based Violence in Afghanistan

    Anar Gul, 16, wept as she waited outside the Afghan ministry of women's affairs in Kabul with her parents.

    Monday, June 9, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 377
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  23. REPORT: Seeking Accountability and Demanding Change - A Report on Women's Human Rights in Syria Before and During the Conflict

    Tuesday, June 3, 2014
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 902
  24. International Protocol on the Documentation and Investigation of Sexual Violence in Conflict

    "This International Protocol, the first of its kind, is the product of the wisdom and experience of hundreds of

    Sunday, June 1, 2014
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 941
  25. INDIA: Women Leaders of Manipur forms Alliance on Women, Peace and Security

    Northeast India comprises the contiguous Eight States—Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Na

    Thursday, May 8, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 336
  26. NIGERIA: Coalition Calls for Release of Abducted Schoolgirls

    A coalition of civil society groups, human rights activists and other good spirited Nigerians led by Women for Peace

    Wednesday, May 7, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 303
  27. REPORT: Report on the 58th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women

    The 58th session of the Commission on the Status of Women took place at United Nations Headquarters in New York from

    Friday, April 25, 2014
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 894
  28. BRIEFING: Rape and Sexual Violence by the Burmese Army

    This briefing details how the Burmese Army has used rape and sexual violence with impunity for decades.

    Wednesday, April 16, 2014
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 890
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  30. LEBANON: Lebanese March Against Domestic Violence

    A number of alleged domestic violence killings in the past year in Lebanon have fueled a renewed attention on women's

    Thursday, March 20, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 274
  31. KOSOVO: Kosovo War Rape Victims Get Fresh Support

    Some 15 years after the conflict in Kosovo ended, parliament has decided to offer legal rights to wartime rape victim

    Thursday, March 20, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 277
  32. REPORT: Three Years of Conflict and Displacement. How this Crisis is Impacting Syrian Women and Girls

    The Syrian civil war has had a devastating impact on women and girls.

    Monday, March 17, 2014
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 882
  33. KOSOVO: On the Trail of Women's Independence in Kosovo: Resolution 1325

    So much has been said about it, so many small and international-scale conferences have been held in big salons, and s

    Wednesday, March 12, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 273
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  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. RECOMMENDATIONS: Women's Major Group's Contribution for the 8th session of the OWG on the Sustainable Development Goals: Conflict Prevention, Post-conflict Peace-building and Promotion of Durable Peace and Rule of Law and Governance

    Analysis and key recommendations
    by the Women's Major Group

    Wednesday, February 19, 2014
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 873
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. REPORT: Conflict-related Sexual and Gender-based Violence: An Introductory Overview to Support Prevention and Response Efforts

    Conflict-related sexual and gender based violence paper launched by VCDF at Civil-Military Leaders Workshop

    Tuesday, February 18, 2014
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 871
  43. RECOMMENDATIONS: Policy Recommendations for the Sustainable Development Goals Open Working Group Eight Session

    Conflict Prevention, Post-Conflict Peacebuilding, Promotion of Durable Peace, Rule of Law and Governance.

    Tuesday, February 18, 2014
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 872
  44. 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
  45. 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
  46. 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
  47. REPORT: "No One is Safe" The Abuse of Women in Iraq's Criminal Justice System

    February 7, 2014 - Both men and women suffer from the severe flaws of the criminal justice system.

    Wednesday, February 12, 2014
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 870
  48. 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
  49. 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
  50. 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

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