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  1. UN Women Annual Report 2013-2014

    Thursday, August 28, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 473
  2. SOUTHERN AFRICA: SADC Unlikely to Achieve Gender Targets

    The Southern African Gender Protocol Alliance has called on gender ministers to craft a strong rights-based appro

    Wednesday, August 27, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 472
  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. INTERNATIONAL: Ebola Isn't Unique: Women Are Significantly More Likely to Die in Disasters

    "Two excellent stories, one by Buzzfeed's Jina Moore and another by Lauren Wolfe at Foreign Policy, recently bro

    Monday, August 25, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 468
  5. ETHIOPIA: UNDP Ethiopia Announces Goodwill Ambassador for Entrepreneurship

    "The United Nations Development Programme in Ethiopia announced the appointment of its Goodwill Ambassador for E

    Friday, August 22, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 467
  6. COLOMBIA: Judges Unfamiliar With International Legal Norms Concerning Women's Rights: Colombia's Former Minister of Justice

    Colombia's former minister of justice emphasized the need for the country's judges to familiarize themselves with int

    Friday, August 15, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 471
  7. SOUTH AFRICA: South African Women Need Mental Liberation

    It has been four months since the 14th of April -- the beginning of a life-changing horror story for almost 300 schoo

    Monday, August 11, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 464
  8. SIERRA LEONE: NOW Seek Inputs Into UN Resolutions 1325 & 1820

    Women groups and Civil Society Organisations have made their inputs into the Sierra Leone in-country monitoring of th

    Monday, August 11, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 465
  9. 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
  10. AFRICA: Advocates Seize on White House Africa Summit to Call for End to Child Marriage

    Activist groups called on African government officials to ban child marriage amid President Barack Obama's first U.S.

    Tuesday, August 5, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 458
  11. INTERNATIONAL: How Male Allies Help the Gender Equality Movement

    Since the Seneca Falls Convention launched the women's rights movement in the United States 166 years ago, wise men h

    Friday, August 1, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 453
  12. ZIMBABWE: Women Most Affected By Gender Bias

    The Sadc Protocol on Gender and Development is a perfect instrument that needs to implemented by all member States to

    Friday, August 1, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 455
  13. SOUTH AFRICA: National Women's Month Launched

    Minister in the Presidency responsible for Women, Susan Shabangu has launched the 2014 National Women's Month program

    Thursday, July 31, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 454
  14. ANGOLA: Africa Marks Women's Day On July 31

    Africa will celebrate on 31 July the African Women?s Day, which was declared by the African Union after the first Pan

    Wednesday, July 30, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 452
  15. SOMALIA: Somali Women 'Untapped Resource' in Fight Against al-Shabaab

    For years women in Mogadishu have been on the side-lines in the fight against al-Shabaab, but more recently they have

    Tuesday, July 29, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 450
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. ANGOLA: Listening to Rural Women Problems Indicates Promotion of Human Rights

    The program of listening to problems facing women in the rural areas, opened this year by the government, indicates t

    Tuesday, July 22, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 446
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. ISRAEL: MKs Call to Put More Women in Key Defense, Diplomatic Positions

    More women should play instrumental roles in determining the country's defense and diplomatic policies, MKs said at a

    Tuesday, July 15, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 441
  22. SOLOMAN ISLANDS: Peace-building Conference for Western Women

    Prominent women-leaders from the Central-West region of Western province excelled to greater heights in knowledge and

    Sunday, July 13, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 436
  23. IRELAND: Consultation Paper Ireland's Second National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security

    Conflict Resolution Unit will lead the development of Ireland's Second National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Secur

    Friday, July 11, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 435
  24. DENMARK: Women Empowerment: Denmark pledges $1m for UN Programme

    ISLAMABAD: The government of Denmark has provided a grant of $1 million to support UN Women, the United Nations entit

    Thursday, July 10, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 431
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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 434
  28. 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
  29. AFRICA: Global Consultation to Advance a Transformative Women, Peace and Security Agenda

    With the 15th anniversary of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 around the corner, the Women Peacemakers Program (WP

    Wednesday, July 2, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 421
  30. 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
  31. LIBYA: Libyan Women's Rights Advocate Salwa Abugaigis Assassinated

    Human rights activist Salwa Bugaighis was shot dead by unknown assailants at her home in the restive east Libyan city

    Thursday, June 26, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 411
  32. CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC: UN Official Urges Strong Action to Protect Women, Girls

    24 June 2014 – With women and girls in Central African Republic (CAR) falling prey to a raft of “terrifyi

    Wednesday, June 25, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 409
  33. AFGHANISTAN: Afghanistan's Success Will Be Measured By Women's Progress

    Inclusion of women in society indicates stability, and a stable Afghanistan will lead to greater international securi

    Tuesday, June 24, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 410
  34. NEPAL: Key Victims Know Too Little About 'National Action Plan'

    The gender audit in peace building programme conducted in 10 districts from March-May 2014 states that the victims of

    Friday, June 20, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 396
  35. NIGERIA: Why Were Women's Groups Excluded from Meeting on Nigerian Security?

    I sat in the glittery closing plenary of last week's global summit to end sexual violence in conflict in London, tire

    Friday, June 20, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 398
  36. 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
  37. GHANA: Workshop on Monitoring and Evaluation of UNSCR 1325 Underway

    A three-day training workshop on the monitoring and evaluation of United Nations Security Council Resolution (UNSCR)

    Wednesday, June 18, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 382
  38. ANGOLA: Family Ministry Action Plan to Promote Greater Gender Equality

    Luanda — The Action Plan for the Implementation of the National Policy for Gender Equality and Equity (PNIEG) o

    Wednesday, June 18, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 383
  39. 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
  40. PAKISTAN: EU Urges Pakistan To Take Stronger Action To Curb Violence Against Women

    The European Union has called on the Government of Pakistan to take stronger action to ensure the protection of the r

    Monday, June 16, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 370
  41. 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
  42. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Election: Run-off Vote Held Amid Violence

    Millions of Afghans have cast their votes in a presidential run-off to elect a successor to Hamid Karzai, who has bee

    Saturday, June 14, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 384
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. PHILIPPINES: Mindanawon Leads Global Campaign on Women, Peace and Security

    DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 12 June) –The lead convener in the Global Campaign on Women, Peace and Security dubbed

    Thursday, June 12, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 360
  46. 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
  47. INTERNATIONAL: UN: We Need Women Peacekeepers To Obtain Peace

    Obtaining stability and security in conflict zones could be as simple as getting more women involved in the peace pro

    Wednesday, June 11, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 353
  48. 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
  49. 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
  50. 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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