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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. UGANDA: Ugandan Women Military, Police Officers Demand Gender Equality

    Women leaders in the Ugandan police force and the military have called for deliberate measures and policies to increa

    Wednesday, August 6, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 459
  3. INTERNATIONAL: A Gendered Approach to Countering Violent Extremism

    Lessons learned from women in peace-building and conflict prevention applied successfully in Bangladesh and Morocco.

    Wednesday, July 30, 2014
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 951
  4. PAKISTAN: Pakistani Policewomen

    April, Syeda Ghazala made headlines in Pakistan, becoming the first female to head a major police station in restive

    Tuesday, July 29, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 451
  5. AFRICA: African Women Participate in Leadership Training

    The Moremi Initiative has launched the 2014 MILEAD Fellows Leadership Institute to train young women to develop their

    Wednesday, July 16, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 438
  6. 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
  7. RWANDA: Women Want to be Decision-Makers about Peace, Not Passive Victims of War

    Gaspard, the taxi driver taking me back to my hotel after dinner, is 27. So he was just a boy in 1994.

    Thursday, July 3, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 423
  8. 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
  9. NEPAL: Meaningful Participation of Women in Peace Building 'Weak': Report

    Although Nepal met the objective of increased women´s participation in the ongoing peace building and state res

    Thursday, June 19, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 395
  10. NEPAL: Meaningful Participation of Women in Peace Building 'Weak'

    Although Nepal met the objective of increased women´s participation in the ongoing peace building and state res

    Thursday, June 19, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 401
  11. NORTHERN IRELAND: Women in Northern Ireland - Sharing the Learning

    Lasting peace in Northern Ireland will not be achieved if women are not fully involved in the prolonged task of post-

    Tuesday, June 17, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 381
  12. COLOMBIA: Colombia's War Widows Look to Santos to FulFill Dreams

    Women and children, particularly from Afro-Colombian and indigenous groups, have borne the brunt of Colombia's 50-yea

    Monday, June 16, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 386
  13. SYRIA: Syrian Women Push to Build Peace Among Warring Factions

    LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – In the early days of Syria's uprising, many women called on men not to ta

    Wednesday, June 11, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 357
  14. AFGHANISTAN: For women of Afghanistan, Life is Better

    We awoke one morning in Kabul to the sound of not-too-distant explosions, marking the start to the fighting season.

    Wednesday, June 11, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 361
  15. PAPUA NEW GUINEA: US Applauds Bougainville Women

    The United States government has recognised Bougainville women for their contribution to peace building before, durin

    Monday, June 9, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 346
  16. FIJI: Pacific Women Learn How to Influence Social Change

    Women from around the region are in Fiji to learn how to influence social change, and to take that influence beyond t

    Tuesday, June 3, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 345
  17. CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC: UN, African Officials Urge Efforts to Advance Peace and Stability in CAR

    UN, African officials urge efforts to advance peace and stability in CAR

    Monday, June 2, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 351
  18. PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Counterpart International Launches Capacity Building Program In Support Of Women's Peace Building Efforts In Papua New Guinea

    Counterpart International, a global leader in the development of the social sector, announced the official launch of

    Tuesday, May 20, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 330
  19. NORTHERN IRELAND: Women in Northern Ireland Should Be Leading Peacebuilders Again

    The 9th of February, 1996. That was a Friday evening I will never forget.

    Friday, May 16, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 328
  20. 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
  21. 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
  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. AFGHANISTAN: Citizens Expect Nothing If Not Peace

    For more than 30 years, Afghans have been living in a state of war and yearn for stability and peace.

    Friday, April 4, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 279
  24. LIBERIA: Women CSOs Join Security Sector Reform

    Several women organizations and groups have been motivated to assist the security sector in consolidating the peace a

    Thursday, April 3, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 281
  25. Independent Thematic Review on Gender for the UN Peacebuilding Support Office (PBSO)

    Sunday, March 30, 2014
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 101
  26. SOUTH SUDAN: UN Event Spotlights Women of South Sudan as Partners of Peace

    The women of South Sudan played an instrumental role in the country's liberation struggle and will continue to make s

    Thursday, March 20, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 278
  27. REPORT: Afghanistan's Parliament in the Making

    After more than a decade of an international intervention and close to the proclaimed second post-2014 transition pha

    Wednesday, March 19, 2014
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 883
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. SYRIA: 'Assad made Beggars out of his People:' Syrian refugees Flood into Jordan

    Zaatari refugee camp, Jordan (CNN) -- They carried teapots and tiny gas canisters, shopping bags filled with clothes

    Thursday, January 30, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 224
  35. PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Bougainville Women Say They Were Excluded From The Reconciliation Ceremony

    The Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea Peter O'Neil has completed his historic state visit to the Autonomous Region o

    Thursday, January 30, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 250
  36. JAPAN: NHK Chief's Sexual Slavery Comments an "Insult"

    The new head of Japan's national broadcaster NHK defence of the country's wartime military sexual slavery is deplorab

    Monday, January 27, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 221
  37. SYRIA: Syria Peace Talks: Bitter Exchanges Mark First Day Of Negotiations

    GENEVA (AP) — The leader of Syria's Western-backed opposition said Thursday he will give his negotiating team t

    Friday, January 24, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 216
  38. ZIMBABWE: Zimbabwe Makes Progress On Gender, Misses Regional Target

    Zimbabwe has made significant strides in gender equality but still lags behind on key indicators, according to the la

    Thursday, January 23, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 201
  39. SOMALIA: Amisom Commends Enduring Role of Women in Somalia

    The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC) Ambassador Mahamat Saleh Annadif

    Wednesday, January 22, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 214
  40. DRC: Victimized twice: DRC women rebound after war, rape

    Living in the lush mountainous region in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, Wivine Mwbawa would spend hours ea

    Monday, January 20, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 205
  41. CAR: Woman Chosen to Lead Central African Republic Out of Mayhem

    Cheers broke out in the National Assembly building here on Monday as representatives chose the mayor of this beleague

    Monday, January 20, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 209
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  43. LIBYA: Female PM candidate says country needs a 'woman's touch'

    Libyan political activist Amal al-Taher el-Haj has submitted her name to the General National Congress as a candidate

    Wednesday, January 15, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 188
  44. SYRIA: Isolated and Misinformed, Syrian Refugees Struggle

    ZAHLEH, LEBANON — Fear, confusion and a lack of information are preventing many Syrian refugees in Lebanon from

    Wednesday, January 15, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 196
  45. SYRIA: Syrian Women Demand Voice at Peace Talks

    A proper democracy cannot be established without the participation of women.

    Wednesday, January 15, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 198
  46. EGYPT: Egyptians Vote on New Constitution to Enshrine Post-Morsi Legitimacy

    Military helicopters buzzed overhead and hundreds of thousands of soldiers and police were deployed as Egyptians vote

    Tuesday, January 14, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 181
  47. EGYPT: Women's Rights Top Agenda as Egyptians Vote on Draft Constitution

    Egyptians were voting in a referendum on the country's draft constitution on Tuesday and Wednesday, a document that w

    Tuesday, January 14, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 186
  48. HAITI: The Safety of Haitian Girls and Women Should Be Our Goal

    This past Saturday marked three years since Haiti was stuck by a devastating earthquake.

    Tuesday, January 14, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 265

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