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  1. ETHIOPIA: UNDP Ethiopia Announces Goodwill Ambassador for Entrepreneurship

    "The United Nations Development Programme in Ethiopia announced the appointment of its Goodwill Ambassador for E

    Friday, August 22, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 467
  2. REVIEW: Monitoring Implementation of Uganda Action Plan (NAP) for UNSCR 1325, 1820 and the Goma Declaration

    Friday, August 15, 2014
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 954
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. Strong Girls, Powerful Women: Program Planning and Design for Adolescent Girls in Humanitarian Settings

    "This document is intended to help humanitarian practitioners more effectively identify and address the unique n

    Sunday, June 1, 2014
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 890
  7. RECOMMENDATIONS: IASC Gender Reference Group South Sudan Gender Alert

    New guidance from the IASC Gender Reference Group regarding immediate steps the humanitarian community can take to ad

    Wednesday, May 14, 2014
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 898
  8. SOUTH SUDAN: Women's Leaders in South Sudan Call on Rivals to Implement Ceasefire

    May 13, 2014 (JUBA) – The leaders of a South Sudanese women's group have called on the government and rebels to

    Tuesday, May 13, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 325
  9. 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
  10. SOUTH SUDAN: Women Bear Brunt of South Sudan Conflict, UN Official Says

    The head of the U.N.

    Wednesday, February 19, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 237
  11. ETHIOPIA: Living in fear of a misguided prejudice

    Longstanding cultural norms make life hard for many women in Addis Ababa, including deep-seated chauvinism that is ap

    Saturday, February 1, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 228
  12. SOMALIA: Reports of sexual exploitation and abuse by AMISOM increased

    In its annual report, the Human Rights Watch organization released on Tuesday blasts that Women and girls in Somalia

    Wednesday, January 22, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 202
  13. 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
  14. SOUTH SUDAN: South Sudan conflict leaves women and children to cope as refugees

    Walk around Dzaipi transit centre in northern Uganda and you will see thousands of children running about, tents full

    Monday, January 20, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 210
  15. SOUTH SUDAN: Women Take Role in South Sudan Peace Talks

    Three members of the team negotiating for South Sudanese rebels in Ethiopia are women.

    Thursday, January 16, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 207
  16. Power, Empowerment and Violence against Women, Study Violence as backlash against womens activism

    How best can international development agencies and indigenous NGOs support the efforts of women in the countries whe

    Monday, September 16, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 077
  17. SOMALIA: 'Women Carry Axes' for Safety At Mogadishu's Liido Beach

    As Mogadishu's Liido beach became a popular spot, where young men and women are predominant during the holidays, wome

    Saturday, August 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 043
  18. SOMALIA: Rape and Injustice: The Woman Breaking Somalia's Wall of Silence

    Inside a brightly painted Mogadishu clinic, Salim (not her real name) sits alongside her seven-year-old son, waiting

    Tuesday, August 6, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 033
  19. SOUTH SUDAN: Empowering Women in South Sudan

    A dozen women were seated in the courtyard underneath a traditional African roof.

    Thursday, July 25, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 023
  20. SOMALIA: Malala Yousefzai Inspires Girls' Education Activists in Somalia

    The speech of 16-year-old Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai at the United Nations this month has served as an inspi

    Tuesday, July 23, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 020
  21. SOMALIA: Somali Government Drafts Bill to Protect Women's Rights

    The Somali Ministry of Development and Social Affairs is drafting a bill that outlines a new gender policy for the co

    Monday, July 22, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 016
  22. SUDAN: Time to Let Sudan's Girls Be Girls, Not Brides

    Lawyers and rights activists are calling for a change in Sudan's laws which allow for the marriage of girls as young

    Wednesday, July 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 006
  23. UGANDA: Cops Lack Skills in Gender-Related Cases, Says Judge

    The Police lack necessary to handle gender-related issues, Justice David Batema, has said.

    Thursday, July 4, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 997
  24. REPORT: South Sudan: Investigating Sexual Violence in Conflict Proves Challenging

    In 2009/10, the United Nations Security Council passed Resolutions 1888 and 1960 establishing Women's Protection Advi

    Tuesday, June 18, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 816
  25. DARFUR: North Darfur Exerting Efforts to Empower Rural Women

    North Darfur has announced its total commitment to empowering rural women through microfinance programmes as an ideal

    Friday, June 7, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 980
  26. SOMALIA: The First Lady On Violence Against Women

    Asha Haji Elmi was born in Somalia in 1962 where she graduated from the Somali National University in Mogadishu.

    Saturday, May 11, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 948
  27. SOUTH SUDAN: UN Official Urges Key Role for Women in Drafting New Constitution

    Women must play a greater role in South Sudan's political life, from drawing up the country's constitution to transla

    Tuesday, May 7, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 957
  28. RESOURCE: Hostages of the Gatekeepers

    The new government of Somalia plans to relocate tens of thousands of internally displaced people (IDPs) within Mogadi

    Tuesday, April 2, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 798
  29. SOUTH SUDAN: Warrap Parliamentary Caucus Calls for Protection of Women

    A women's parliamentary caucus in South Sudan's border state of Warrap has called for enactment of laws which upholds

    Saturday, February 16, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 804
  30. SUDAN: Women Without Men Vulnerable in South Sudan's Refugee Camps

    Mahasa sits in the dust outside the hut she built herself, holding her youngest son in her arms.

    Wednesday, January 16, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 734
  31. SOMALIA: Journalist Arrested After Interviewing Reported Rape Victim

    A Somali freelance journalist has been detained without charge since 10 January after interviewing a woman who says s

    Tuesday, January 15, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 733
  32. SOMALIA: Peace-building programme for women launched in Puntland

    African Development Solutions (ADESO) has launched a project for more than 300 women in the Puntland region of Somali

    Wednesday, September 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 385
  33. SOUTH SUDAN: Empowering Women in the World's Newest Country

    South Sudan is the world's newest nation, born from the people's vote in January 2011 after 30 years of devastating c

    Thursday, March 8, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 932
  34. SOMALIA: Al-Shabaab Wants Girls to Join Warfront Against Govt

    Sheikh Fu'ad Mohamed Khalaf Shongole, the chief of awareness raising of al-Shabaab, the radical Islamist group opposi

    Wednesday, February 22, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 852
  35. SOMALIA: In Pictures: Somali Samosa Seller

    As the UK hosts a major conference aimed at ending two decades of conflict in Somalia, Faduma Aden Mohamud, 37, expla

    Wednesday, February 22, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 864
  36. SOUTH SUDAN: Jonglei: Abducted Women Freed

    Three women and two children, allegedly abducted from Pibor County in Jonglei state in an offensive by over 6,000 arm

    Wednesday, February 22, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 866
  37. ETHIOPIA: Race to Empower Women in Addis Next Month

    The 9th Choice Women First 5Km run organized by Great Ethiopian Run will be held on Sunday March 11, 2012.

    Monday, February 20, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 865
  38. SOUTH SUDAN: A Glimpse into the Crisis in South Sudan

    Following its July 2011 secession from al-Bashirs reign, South Sudan finds itself in complete upheaval.

    Sunday, February 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 842
  39. SOUTH SUDAN: For Woman in Sudan, No Escape From Misery

    Mary Nyekueh Ley has a quick way of summing up her life.

    Sunday, February 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 867
  40. SOMALIA: Women's Rights In Somalia- Why The Silence?

    No serious discussion on the advancement of women's rights in the 21st century can ignore the plight of Somali women.

    Thursday, February 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 839
  41. UGANDA: 600 Girls Victims of Human Trafficking in Malaysia

    At least 600 Ugandan girls have been forced into Malaysia's sex trade in what has become a human trafficking epidemic

    Wednesday, February 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 821
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  43. SOMALIA: Somali Women Say "Consider Us for the Country's Leadership"

    As Somalia's transitional government and various stakeholders meet Wednesday to discuss the inclusion of the country'

    Wednesday, February 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 840
  44. SOUTH SUDAN: South Sudan's Sole Female Traditional Chief Fights For Equality

    Magdalena Ehisa Tito, an elegant and extremely polite woman welcomed us into her home.

    Wednesday, February 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 841
  45. SOMALILAND: G40 Recommendations for Somaliland High Level Mission

    The women's Leadership for Peace and Security in the Greater Horn of Africa project was launched in 2009.

    Tuesday, February 14, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 823
  46. SOUTH SUDAN: Women and Children Targeted in South Sudan Ethnic Violence

    Human Rights Watch (HRW) has urged the Government of South Sudan to take decisive action to identify and prosecute th

    Monday, February 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 795
  47. SOMALILAND: Women Confer on Horn Peace and Role of Security

    The 40 women conference participants dubbed G40 will in the five days of their discussions come up with an action pla

    Sunday, February 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 792
  48. SOMALILAND: Africa Somaliland hosts G40 women's conference

    The First Lady of Somaliland Amina Sheikh Mohamed Waris inaugurated an international conference on the theme of &ldqu

    Saturday, February 11, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 794
  49. SUDAN: Sudan's Nuba women

    What do we know about women caught up in conflicts?

    Friday, February 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 802
  50. SOUTH SUDAN: Help Arrives For Victims Of Violence in South Sudan

    WFP has rapidly scaled up food assistance to more than 80,000 people forced from their homes and farms by an outburst

    Thursday, February 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 796

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