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  1. 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
  2. DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO: Congo's Women Deserve Action

    Too often the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is reduced to ‘the rape capital of the world,' a tragic title

    Thursday, July 31, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 456
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. COLOMBIA: Colombian Aspirations for Peace, A Regional Wish

    The aspirations to achieve peace and reconciliation in Colombia were at the center of proposals in three regional for

    Tuesday, July 22, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 444
  9. 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
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  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. UNITED STATES: Imagining Economic Policy Focused on Women

    SHARMINI PERIES, TRNN PRODUCER: This is The Real News Network. I'm Sharmini Peries coming to you from Baltimore.

    Wednesday, July 16, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 387
  14. CANADA: Circle of Hope on Missing and Murdered Women

    HALIFAX - First Nation leaders, women's groups, elders and youth today gathered in a Circle of Hope in Halifax today,

    Wednesday, July 16, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 389
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO: UN Hails Appointment of Senior Adviser on Sexual Violence, Child Recruitment

    The appointment of a presidential adviser on conflict-related sexual violence and child recruitment in the Democratic

    Monday, July 14, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 440
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO: Medical App Amasses Evidence Against War-Zone Rapists

    ASMA, 14, was raped at gunpoint. Two soldiers attacked her as she looked for firewood in the forest.

    Thursday, July 10, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 432
  23. ISRAEL: As Conflict Rages Between Israel & Gaza, Women Work Toward Peace

    As ongoing tensions and what has been called “the politics of hate” rises to a critical point today follo

    Thursday, July 10, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 433
  24. RWANDA: Why Women Should Be At the Forefront of Waging Peace

    Last Sunday, President Paul Kagame met with Rwandan women of all walks of life to celebrate the country's 20th libera

    Thursday, July 10, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 437
  25. SOUTH SUDAN: At Its Third Anniversary, South Sudan Works to Show New Brighter Side

    After gaining its independence three years ago, South Sudan got a rush of media attention.

    Tuesday, July 8, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 427
  26. HAITI: Justice - A Woman Named Vice-President of The CSPJ

    On Monday, the President Michel Martelly, accompanied by Me Jean Renel Sanon, the Minister of Justice and Public Secu

    Tuesday, July 8, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 429
  27. 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
  28. BURUNDI: Burundian Women Want a Greater Say in Running of Country

    As Burundi heads towards the 2015 general elections, and despite a quota of 30 percent women's representation in parl

    Monday, July 7, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 424
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. INTERNATIONAL: Mary Robinson Discusses Women's Role in Resolving Conflict

    Former President Mary Robinson has said the involvement of women is central to achieving peace in parts of the world

    Wednesday, July 2, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 422
  36. SYRIA: War's Toll on Women

    Women in Syria have been arbitrarily arrested and detained, physically abused, harassed, and tortured during Syria's

    Wednesday, July 2, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 426
  37. 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
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  39. RWANDA: Women in Parliament Summit Kicks Off Today

    Delegates from around the world are in Kigali for the Women in Parliament (WIP) 2014 Summer Summit due to open today.

    Tuesday, July 1, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 418
  40. AFGHANISTAN: Women's Rights Face Danger in Afghanistan

    Human rights situation in Afghanistan has lost ground in key areas during first six month of 2014, increasing uncerta

    Tuesday, July 1, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 420