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  1. EGYPT: Egypt Arrests Seven Over Tahrir Square Sexual Assaults

    Seven men have been arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting women at Sunday's celebrations for the inauguration

    Monday, June 9, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 354
  2. 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
  3. INTERNATIONAL: Natasha Stott Despoja, Australia's Ambassador for Women and Girls, Analyses the Campaign to Eradicate Rape in Conflict Worldwide

    BILLIONS of dollars are spent every year developing new guns and missiles, but one of the most horrible weapons of wa

    Sunday, June 8, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 350
  4. RWANDA: Rwanda 20 Years On: The Tragic Testimony of the Children of Rape

    Two decades after the 1994 genocide, a television journalist returns to hear the extraordinary testimony of women who

    Saturday, June 7, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 349
  5. DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO: Sexual Violence in DRC Not Limited to War Zone

    In the Democratic Republic of Congo there have been more than two decades of armed conflict, sexual violence against

    Wednesday, June 4, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 343
  6. RWANDA: Nyabiheke Refugee Camp Gets Migration, Police Post

    The Government in partnership with the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) on Tuesday inaugurated a m

    Wednesday, June 4, 2014
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  8. INDIA: Why India's Sanitation Crisis Kills Women

    The gruesome rape and hanging of two teenage girls in the populous Uttar Pradesh state again proves how women have be

    Friday, May 30, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 334
  9. AFGHANISTAN: Rebelling Against Abuse, Afghan Women See Signs of Change

    Zahra said a neighbor raped her in her home on Friday.

    Tuesday, May 27, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 335
  10. DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO: Refugee Women Launch Musical Campaign Against Violence Against Women

    Four musical sisters are launching a campaign to raise awareness about violence against women.

    Monday, May 26, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 333
  11. INDIA: India Politics So Dangerous to Women They Keep Out

    NEW DELHI (WOMENSENEWS)--The alleged gang rape of a 32-year-old Muslim woman, associated with the predominantly Hindu

    Friday, May 16, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 322
  12. MALI: Malian Lawyer Builds Peace and Hope

    The stories of gang-rape, forced marriage and fathers being forced to rape their own daughters at gunpoint keep her a

    Thursday, May 15, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 332
  13. CAMBODIA: Request to Investigate Khmer Rouge Sexual Violence Echoes Higher Global Profile

    The Khmer Rouge have been blamed for many horrors in Cambodia, but until relatively recently the regime's use of sexu

    Tuesday, May 13, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 306
  14. SOUTH SUDAN: Sexual Violence Soars in South Sudan

    JUBA, 13 May 2014 (IRIN) - Sexual and gender-based violence might not be a new phenomenon in South Sudan, but the cur

    Tuesday, May 13, 2014
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  16. SOUTH SUDAN: Scores of Women Raped, Killed in Wave of Sexual Violence in South Sudan

    Both parties in the war in South Sudan have used rape and extreme sexual violence resulting in the death of girls and

    Thursday, May 8, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 305
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. NEPAL: Law Minister Pledges Justice for VAW Victims

    Minister for Law and Justice Narahari Acharya today met women' rights activists, who are staging a sit-in protest at

    Tuesday, May 6, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 304
  20. AFGHANISTAN: In Spite of the Law, Afghan 'Honor Killings' of Women Continue

    An 18-year-old runaway named Amina agreed two weeks ago to leave the women's shelter in which she had taken refuge in

    Monday, May 5, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 298
  21. INTERNATIONAL: UN Urged to Curb Sexual Violence in Conflict Zones

    More human and financial resources should be invested in the security sector reforms and disarmament, demobilisation

    Monday, April 28, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 288
  22. BANGLADESH: Dhaka Joins Global Efforts Against Sexual Violence in Conflict

    Foreign Minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali in a letter to British Foreign Secretary William Hague conveyed the decision

    Sunday, April 27, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 285
  23. 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
  24. UGANDA: Ugandan Parliament adopts Resolution to Address Needs of War-Affected Women

    Years of advocacy by women's rights groups including those monitoring justice for women with disabilities in northern

    Wednesday, April 23, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 286
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  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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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  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. 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
  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. 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
  48. 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
  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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