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  1. Monthly Action Points (MAP) for the Security Council: December 2016

    For December, in which Spain has the presidency of the UN Security Council, the MAP provides recommendation on the si

    Thursday, December 1, 2016
    Monthly Action Points96 801
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. LIBERIA: Human Trafficking On the Rise in Liberia, Mother Sells Daughter for L$120,000.00

    A mother of a three year old baby identified as Kadiatu Momoh Sheriff, a resident of Mobi Village in Sierra Leone has

    Thursday, August 15, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 046
  8. LIBERIA: Battling Gender-Base Violence - National Research Council Begins Community Outreach

    The National Research Council has begun an intense gender-based violence campaigned in several communities in Paynesv

    Thursday, August 8, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 042
  9. SIERRA LEONE: Sierra Leone Women in Protest March over High Rape Cases

    Hundreds of women Thursday marched along the streets of the Sierra Leonean capital, Freetown, to protest against an i

    Friday, August 2, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 035
  10. LIBERIA: Shocking Truth Revealed About Liberia's Former Child Soldiers: They Were Girls

    More than 38,000 children have taken part in Liberia's war as fighters, porters, and slaves throughout the country's

    Friday, August 2, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 036
  11. CÔTE D'IVOIRE: Adopting Resolution 2112 (2013), Security Council Extends Mandate Of Operation In Côte D'ivoire Until 30 June 2014, Focusing Resources In High-Risk Areas

    NEW YORK, July 31, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Reduction of Military Set for Next Year, Possible F

    Wednesday, July 31, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 025
  12. LIBERIA: Rebuilding Liberia: Women were Key in Ushering Peace, but still Suffer Violence Post War

    It's hard to underscore enough the role women have played in Liberia's recent history.

    Wednesday, July 31, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 029
  13. SIERRA LEONE: Building gender equality into Sierra Leone's potential

    Imagine starting a country from scratch.

    Monday, July 15, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 008
  14. SIERRA LEONE: In Sierra Leone, Gender Minister Urges Women to Expose SGBV Perpetrators

    The Minister of Social Welfare, Gender and Children's Affairs, Hon.

    Tuesday, July 2, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 995
  15. LIBERIA: Liberian women's war wounds fester

    It is over a week since Ruth Flomo was last able to walk, the bullet lodged in her leg an agonising reminder of the t

    Wednesday, June 26, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 992
  16. LIBERIA: Liberian National Police Seeks More Female Recruits

    Liberia's national police force (LNP) has begun an intensive recruitment program across the country aimed at women.

    Monday, June 24, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 988
  17. MALI: Resolution 1325 and the Need to Empower Malian Women

    Since the beginning of January 2012, an insurgent group has been fighting with the Mali government for the independen

    Tuesday, April 9, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 924
  18. LIBERIA: Women's Call to End SGBV Persists, Want Perpetrators

    Liberian women have re-echoed their call for robust steps to be taken by the government, especially the judiciary, to

    Tuesday, October 2, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 434
  19. LIBERIA: Breaking the Cycle of Violence and HIV in Liberia

    “I was raped during the war by three men.

    Thursday, February 23, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 863
  20. LIBERIA: The United Nations Mission in Liberia, Facts and Figures

    The United Nations Security Council Resolution 1509 adopted on 16 September authorized the setting up of a peacekeepi

    Tuesday, February 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 847
  21. SOMALIA: For Somali Women, Pain of Being a Spoil of War

    The girl's voice dropped to a hush as she remembered the bright, sunny afternoon when she stepped out of her hut and

    Monday, February 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 742
  22. LIBERIA: Sexual Violence Against Women on the Rise in Liberia

    The public campaign to end violence against women has come and gone but the issue of sexual violence against women is

    Wednesday, December 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 600
  23. NIGERIA: 16 Days of Activism on Violence Against Women

    Every year women world over mark the 16 Days activism on violence against women.

    Friday, December 16, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 552
  24. LIBERIA: 'You Did it' - Leymah Says of Women

    When the bazooka ruled in 2003 and only the opinions of Liberian warlords and a beleaguered head of state mattered to

    Thursday, December 15, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 546
  25. GREAT LAKES REGION: UN Officials Urge Eradication of Sexual Violence in Africa's Great Lakes Region

    Deputy Secretary-General Asha-Rose Migiro today stressed that efforts to restore peace and stability in Africa's Grea

    Thursday, December 15, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 548
  26. GHANA: Rape and Defilement Charge is 25 Years Imprisonnment

    Inspector Dwamena Akenten, Station Officer of the Domestic Violence and Victim Support Unit (DOVVSU) of the Ghana Pol

    Monday, December 12, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 540
  27. GHANA: UNFPA Organises Community Sensitisation on Sexual and Gender Violence

    The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has organised a community sensitisation programme on Sexual and Gender-Bas

    Wednesday, December 7, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 514
  28. AFRICA: Peacebuilders Fail Africa's Women Victims of War

    Thousands of women and girls who have been abducted by armed groups, enslaved and repeatedly raped during conflicts a

    Monday, October 31, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 381
  29. NIGERIA: Making Peace Can Be a Real Battle

    If an American television network were going to be in cahoots with the Nobel committee, it makes sense that it would

    Tuesday, October 11, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 311
  30. INTERNATIONAL: Leymah Gbowee: Child Soldiers, Child Wives: Wounded for Life

    Working with ex-child soldiers of Charles Taylor's army, and the girls they have taken as wives, has convinced Nobel

    Friday, October 7, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 618
  31. NIGERIA: Combatting Violence Against Women

    Violence against women is one of the most common abuses of human rights.

    Tuesday, September 13, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 253
  32. COTE D'IVOIRE: Crimes against Humans

    The violence in Côte d'Ivoire has gotten so that women sitting at a vegetable stall mid-afternoon can end up in

    Friday, March 18, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 425
  33. Situation of Human Rights in Côte d'Ivoire

    The Human Rights Council adopted a Resolution to dispatch an independent international commission of inquiry to C&oci

    Friday, March 18, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 361
  34. COTE D'IVOIRE: Ivory Coast Marches on International Women's Day end in Bloodshed

    Marches by thousands of women in protest at Ivory Coast's president Laurent Gbagbo have ended in bloodshed after his

    Tuesday, March 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 367
  35. COTE D'IVOIRE: Ivory Coast Eyewitness: Women 'Saughtered by Soldiers'

    The UN refugee agency says parts of Ivory Coast's main city, Abidjan, resemble a war zone.

    Friday, March 4, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 334
  36. LIBERIA: Liberia Slowly Recovers from Decade of Rampant Gender Violence

    It is lunch time at the Light Stream Academy School on Pagos Island in Monrovia.

    Thursday, December 2, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 681
  37. LIBERIA: Border Security Urged to Protect Women's Rights

    The Ministry of Justice, in collaboration with United Nations Fund for Women (UNIFEM) and other partners, Tuesday com

    Friday, July 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 570
  38. LIBERIA: UN Makes Renewed Effort to Fight Rape in Liberia

    The United Nations (UN) is surprised at the continued incidents of rape and other gender-targeted violence in Liberia

    Tuesday, June 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 344
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  40. CHAD: Refugee Women in Chad Face High Levels of Rape Despite UN Presence

    Darfuri refugee women and girls face high levels of rape and other violence on a daily basis both inside and outside

    Wednesday, September 30, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 178
  41. Fact Sheet: Implementation of UNSCR 1820 in Post-Conflict Liberia

    During the prolonged 14 years of civil war in Liberia sexual and gender based violence was a characterizing feature o

    Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 697
  42. Peace With Sexual Violence is Still War!

    When my co-Director of AIDS-Free World, Paula Donovan, visited in November, and observed that the war being waged aga

    Thursday, June 5, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 734
  43. Addressing Gender-Based Violence in Sierra Leone: Mapping Challenges, Responses and Future Entry Points

    From July 4th-14th 2006, International Alert conducted a mapping of the incidence of GBV and the programmes that are

    Wednesday, August 1, 2007
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 982
  44. Where Are the Girls?: Girls in Fighting Forces in Northern Uganda, Sierra Leone and Mozambique: Their Lives During and After War

    By contributing to what is currently known about girls' distinct experience in fighting forces, the presentation of f

    Sunday, March 14, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 334
  45. Open Letter to the Security Council Members regarding the Situation in Guinea

    Dear Ambassador,

    Monday, October 12, 2009 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 293
  46. STATEMENT: Ms. Yasmina Bouziane, UNMIL Spokesperson, and Ms. Margot Wallström, Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict

    Ms. Yasmina Bouziane (UNMIL Spokesperson)
    Wednesday, June 2, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 411
  47. International Great Lakes Conference: Statement: UN Special Representative Of The Secretary-General, Margot Wallstrom

    Statement By UN Special Representative Of The Secretary-General, Margot Wallstrom

    Wednesday, December 14, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 346
  48. BLOG: Helping Rape Survivors in Mali to Speak Up

    “The rebels were just at the corner and watching me,” recalls one young Malian girl.

    Thursday, January 10, 2013 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 562
  49. ONLINE DIALOGUE/BLOG: Sierra Leone's Irish alliance bodes well for women affected by violence

    The World Health Organisation recently trained the spotlight on gender-based violence, particularly in Africa, where

    Sunday, July 7, 2013 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 739
  50. RESEARCH: School of Public Health researcher works around the world to reduce violence against women

    In West Africa's Ivory Coast (Côte d'Ivoire), as many as 60 percent of women experience physical or sexual viol

    Monday, July 15, 2013 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 758