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  1. Women and Gun Ownership

    Policy and research on the role of firearms in women's lives usually stress women as victims of gun violence.

    Friday, October 17, 2014
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 968
  2. 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
  3. Security Council Open Debate on Children and Armed Conflict, September 2014

    On 8 September 2014 the UN Security Council held an open debate on Children and Armed Conflict.

    Monday, September 8, 2014
    Security Council Debate87 232
  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. GAZA: Women Suffering Heavily in Mideast Violence

    NEW YORK (WOMENSENEWS)-- From Iraq to Syria to the Gaza Strip, Arab women are paying a heavy price for violence flari

    Thursday, July 17, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 442
  6. INTERNATIONAL: Conflict Affects Women's Reproductive Health

    Gender-based violence, sexually transmitted infections including HIV, and maternal and neonatal mortality and morbidi

    Monday, July 7, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 428
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. Protection of the Family

    Wednesday, June 25, 2014
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 950
  10. NIGERIA: 60 Females, 31 Boys Abducted in Northeast Nigeria

    MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Extremists have abducted 60 more girls and women and 31 boys in weekend attacks on vi

    Tuesday, June 24, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 406
  11. UNITED STATES: Ending Sexual Violence in Conflict: Turning Commitment into Action

    Time and again, we hear horrific accounts of violence perpetrated against women in conflicts around the world.

    Monday, June 23, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 404
  12. Reports/Policy Briefs90 145
  13. SRI LANKA: Sri Lanka Has Taken Concrete Steps to Address Violence Against Women

    Sri Lanka says the country has taken concrete steps to address the issue of violence against women, in line with its

    Friday, June 13, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 363
  14. SUDAN: Meriam Ibrahim Death Sentence Draws Formal Complaint Against Sudan

    Pressure on the Sudanese government to release Meriam Ibrahim stepped up on Monday with a formal complaint against au

    Tuesday, June 3, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 341
  15. Strong Girls, Powerful Women: Program Planning and Design for Adolescent Girls in Humanitarian Settings

    "This document is intended to help humanitarian practitioners more effectively identify and address the unique n

    Sunday, June 1, 2014
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 890
  16. PHILIPPINES: Lesbians and Bisexual Women in Asia Face Stigma and Violence

    BANGKOK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – In Sri Lanka, formerly friendly neighbours threatened two women with rap

    Friday, May 16, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 324
  17. RECOMMENDATIONS: IASC Gender Reference Group South Sudan Gender Alert

    New guidance from the IASC Gender Reference Group regarding immediate steps the humanitarian community can take to ad

    Wednesday, May 14, 2014
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 898
  18. INDIA: Indian Women Fight Back Against Violence, Oppression

    Kavita Krishnan is a central leader of the Communist Party of India―Marxist-Leninist (CPI-ML) and editor of its

    Sunday, May 11, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 316
  19. 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
  20. SYRIA: UAE Condemns Sexual Violence in Syria Conflict

    Permanent Representative of the UAE to the United Nations pledges UAE's continued financial and psychological support

    Sunday, April 27, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 290
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. NIGERIA: Women Affairs Minister Commits to Peace and Security

    The Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Zainab Maina has reiterated the commitment of the Present Admin

    Thursday, April 10, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 283
  24. INTERNATIONAL: Women Peacemakers Are Charting a New Process

    Rewind twenty years—Rwanda, 1994.

    Friday, April 4, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 282
  25. REPORT: Unpacking Gender The Humanitarian Response to the Syrian Refugee Crisis in Jordan

    With no political solution on the horizon to end the con- flict in Syria, it is clear that humanitarian agencies must

    Monday, March 17, 2014
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 881
  26. The Long Journey of Palestine Refugee Women

    Saturday, March 8, 2014
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 102
  27. Security Council Open Debate on Children and Armed Conflict, March 2014

    OVERVIEW

    On March 7th, the United Nations Security Council held an open debate on Children and Armed Conflict

    Friday, March 7, 2014
    Security Council Debate87 226
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. Central African Republic (S/PV.7114)

    Thursday, February 20, 2014
    Secretary General Reports91 855
  31. 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
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  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. Security Council Open Debate on the Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict, February 2014

    On Wednesday, 12 February 2014, the United Nations Security Council held an open debate on the protection of civilian

    Wednesday, February 12, 2014
    Security Council Debate87 225
  37. EGYPT: Egypt's Shame : Why Violence Against Women Has Soared After Mubarak

    In late November 2013, Egyptian police rounded up 14 female activists in downtown Cairo, including three prominent wo

    Monday, January 27, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 217
  38. SOMALIA: Reports of sexual exploitation and abuse by AMISOM increased

    In its annual report, the Human Rights Watch organization released on Tuesday blasts that Women and girls in Somalia

    Wednesday, January 22, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 202
  39. INDIA: India's Women-Friendly Gun Renews Debate Over Self-Defense Against Rape

    In India, a new female-friendly handgun has sparked renewed scrutiny over how women can protect themselves from sexua

    Tuesday, January 21, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 212
  40. CAMBODIA: Report Finds Poor Implementation of Domestic Violence Law

    Preliminary research in two provinces has found that a lack of implementation of the domestic violence law means that

    Tuesday, January 21, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 213
  41. COLOMBIA: Guerrilla Girls of the FARC-EP: Making War, Peace, and History

    If regular armies are generally a man's world, guerrillas and insurgent forces are just the contrary.

    Friday, January 17, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 204
  42. INTERNATIONAL: Women Need to Be Included in Syria's Peace Process

    Next month in Geneva, rebels will sit down to talk to representatives of President Bashar al-Assad's government about

    Wednesday, January 15, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 191
  43. EL SALVADOR: Corrected-Can Women Boost El Salvador's Fragile Gang Truce?

    With El Salvador's gang truce teetering on the brink, it's high time to get women involved in any peace negotiations

    Wednesday, January 15, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 192
  44. REPORT: Same Impunity, Same Pattern: Report of Systematic Sexual Violence in Burma's Ethnic Areas

    Today marks the launch of an important new report documenting ongoing crimes of sexual violence—over 100 cases

    Tuesday, January 14, 2014
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 862
  45. MOROCCO: Morocco Set to Repeal Controversial Rape Section in Penal Code

    Morocco aims to toss part of its penal code allowing rapists who marry their victims to go free, lawmakers told Al Ja

    Wednesday, January 8, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 199