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  1. AFRICA: Bank Project Will Help Survivors of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in Africa's Great Lakes Region

    World Bank Group's Board of Executive Directors has approved US$107 million in financial grants to the countries of B

    Monday, June 30, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 414
  2. INTERNATIONAL: Religious Women Have Stake in Conflict Resolution and Peace-Building

    Justice and peace are not possible without the involvement and participation of women.

    Monday, June 30, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 415
  3. 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
  4. AUSTRALIA: Tony Abbott Launching Plan to Stop Domestic Violence, Forced Marriages and Female Genital Mutilation

    AUTHORITIES will crack down on forced marriages, female genital mutilation and the abuse of migrant spouses under a n

    Thursday, June 26, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 412
  5. ISRAEL: The Old Boys Club and the Failure of Peacekeeping

    Not only should women be at the negotiating table, they need to be part of the conversation.

    Thursday, June 26, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 413
  6. SYRIA: The Women of Syria Advocating for Peace

    The Ending Sexual Violence in Conflict Summit that took place in London Between 10 – 13 June 2014 was a great p

    Wednesday, June 25, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 407
  7. 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
  8. INTERNATIONAL: Why Women Matter for Peace

    "It is now more dangerous to be a woman than to be a soldier in modern wars." These are not the words of a

    Tuesday, June 24, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 405
  9. 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
  10. SUDAN: Sudan Shuts Women's Rights Centre Without Explanation

    Sudanese authorities shut a 17-year-old centre for women's rights without explanation on Tuesday, the centre's direct

    Tuesday, June 24, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 408
  11. 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
  12. INTERNATIONAL: On World Refugee Day, Let's Commit to Make the Prevention of Violence Against Women and Girls in Conflict a Priority

    The scale of violence committed against women and girls, mostly by men, constitutes a global crisis affecting all peo

    Monday, June 23, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 397
  13. INTERNATIONAL: Stopping Sexual Violence in Conflict : Gender Politics in Foreign Policy

    Last week, what was billed as the world's largest summit on the issue of sexual violence in conflict, co-hosted by UK

    Monday, June 23, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 399
  14. 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
  15. NEPAL: Ban Seeks More Nepali Women Peacekeepers

    UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has urged Nepal to appoint more female peacekeepers so as to make UN peacekeeping mi

    Saturday, June 21, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 403
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. LIBYA: The Law is Failing the Women of Libya

    What started as a normal day for an ordinary young woman here in Libya turned into a nightmare when a security guard

    Thursday, June 19, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 393
  19. SOLOMON ISLANDS: 40 Participants to Graduate from FWCC Training Program

    40 participants from Fiji, Nauru, Palau, Papua New Guinea, RMI, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga and Vanuatu will gradua

    Thursday, June 19, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 394
  20. 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
  21. MYANMAR: Calls for Quota to Get Women Into Positions of Authority

    The report said Myanmar has no female township administrators and just 0.11 percent of ward and village-tract adminis

    Thursday, June 19, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 400
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. INTERNATIONAL: Female Mutilation a Means of Male Power Over Women - UN Rights Chief

    Female genital mutilation, the excision of the clitoris practised widely in African and many Muslim countries, is a m

    Tuesday, June 17, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 379
  28. AFRICA: China, Sudan Major Producers of Small Arms Circulating in Africa

    The Permanent Ambassador of Switzerland to the UN, Olivier Zehnder, said on Monday in New York, that newly produced a

    Tuesday, June 17, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 380
  29. 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
  30. AFGHANISTAN: Will New Afghan Government Roll Back Women's Rights?

    As Afghan women await the results of the second round of presidential elections which took place over the weekend, th

    Tuesday, June 17, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 385
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  32. RWANDA: Rwanda Expands Refugee 'One-Stop' Care Centers for Rape Victims

    RWANDA, EASTERN AFRICA: To curb continuing cases of rape violence in Rwanda's refugee camps, the government of Rwanda

    Monday, June 16, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 366
  33. FIJI: Fiji Workshop to Train Police in Gender and Human Rights

    Forty police officers in Fiji have completed a workshop on human rights and gender.

    Monday, June 16, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 368
  34. DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO: British Aid Money May Unwittingly be Funding Rape and Torture in DR Congo

    Concern is mounting that British aid money may be funding police who are using rape as a tool of state-sanctioned tor

    Monday, June 16, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 369
  35. 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
  36. IRAN: Iranian Women Protest Being Barred from Stadiums

    Brazil's national volleyball team beat Iran 3-2 at Tehran's Azadi stadium June 15 in the FIVB Volleyball Men's World

    Monday, June 16, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 378
  37. 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
  38. ZIMBABWE: Gender Commission Survival Hinges on Govt Commitment

    Last week Cabinet approved the Gender Commission Bill which is likely to be tabled in Parliament next month.

    Sunday, June 15, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 365
  39. 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
  40. MYANMAR: New Approaches Needed to Help Survivors of Rape in Burma

    As well as preventing sexual violence, assisting survivors of sexual violence in conflict has been a big theme at the

    Saturday, June 14, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 374
  41. 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
  42. LIBYA: Female Election Candidates Receive Training

    With support from UNSMIL, the Libyan Women's Forum (LWF) (www.libyan-wome

    Saturday, June 14, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 392
  43. 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
  44. MIDDLE EAST: For Dignity, Peace and Equal Rights

    The radical changes in the Arab world mean women's rights groups face the major challenge of campaigning for both equ

    Friday, June 13, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 364
  45. INTERNATIONAL: Violence Against Women Must Be Recognized and Stopped Around the World

    The wages of war, and of natural disasters, are obvious.

    Friday, June 13, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 367
  46. 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
  47. INDONESIA: Indonesia Calls for Concrete Steps to End Violence Against Women

    Indonesia has underscored the need for the international community to take concrete steps to put an end to violence a

    Friday, June 13, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 375
  48. 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
  49. 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
  50. LIBYA: Libya Set to Pay Reparations to Victims of Rape as a War Crime

    A decree issued Wednesday in Libya would recognize rape committed during that country's revolution as a war crime and

    Thursday, June 12, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 362

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