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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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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  18. INTERNATIONAL: Can we End Rape as Tool of War?

    We first thought about starting this piece with the story of Saleha Begum, a survivor of Bangladesh's 1971 war in whi

    Wednesday, February 8, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 786
  19. 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
  20. ETHIOPIA: Ethiopian Christian Prisoners Assaulted, Strip-Searched in Saudi Arabia

    Saudi Arabian officials strip-searched 29 Christian women and assaulted six Christian men after arresting them for ho

    Thursday, January 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 825
  21. SOMALIA: Silent Rape Epidemic on the Rise

    The number of reported rapes in camps for internally displaced people (IDPs) in Mogadishu, the Somali capital, has ri

    Thursday, December 22, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 602
  22. Women of the Horn of Africa, Still Bending their Heads

    This overview by the Strategic Initiative for Women in the Horn of Africa (SIHA) Network will give a general perspect

    Tuesday, October 25, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 520
  23. SUDAN: South Sudan: Put Human Rights First

    South Sudan should mark its independence on July 9, 2011, by taking key steps to further a robust human rights agenda

    Thursday, June 30, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 042
  24. SUDAN: The Conflict is Inflaming Every Hour

    Sudan's invasion of the town Abeyi; sexual harassment in Egypt; the impact of Egypt's uprising on migrants; the deten

    Thursday, June 9, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 905
  25. ETHIOPIA: Urban Refugees Learn About Issues Affecting Women in Developing Countries

    The fistula usually develops when prolonged labour presses the unborn child so tightly in the birth canal that blood

    Monday, January 31, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 147
  26. SUDAN: Spare a Thought for the Oppressed Women in the North

    The referendum is taking place from January 9 to 15 January, but official turnout figures are not expected until the

    Monday, January 24, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 136
  27. KENYA: African Women's Decade Launched in Nairobi

    The African Women's Decade, AWD (2010-2020) has been launched.

    Friday, October 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 374
  28. UGANDA: Women Develop 2011 Manifesto

    Women activists have developed a manifesto through which they will inform political parties and stakeholders about ge

    Wednesday, September 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 999
  29. UGANDA: Women, Power and Politics

    THE topic, "Women, power and politics" has several dimensions.

    Wednesday, August 25, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 984
  30. SOMALIA: United Nations Will Focus On Peace And Security In Somalia

    'THE KAMPALA TRAGEDY HAS HEIGHTENED INTERNATIONAL

    Saturday, August 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 990
  31. SOUTH SUDAN: Work hard for your quarter, women urged

    JUBA - Col.

    Monday, August 9, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 887
  32. Monthly Action Points on Women, Peace and Security: May 2010

    The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the May 2010 version of their Monthly Action Points (

    Wednesday, April 28, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 316
  33. SUDAN: No Time for 'Business as Usual'

    The next two years will be critical in determining Sudan's future.

    Thursday, March 25, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 787
  34. SOMALIA: Dusty and Disoriented - One Woman's Journey to Dadaab

    One minute Halimo Mohamed, 40, was at home with her children, the next she was on the move, fleeing violence in Somal

    Wednesday, March 24, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 789
  35. Monthly Action Points (MAP) on Women, Peace and Security: February 2010

    The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the February 2010 version of our Monthly Action Point

    Monday, February 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 168
  36. Monthly Action Points (MAP) on Women, Peace and Security, NGOWG, November 2010

    In October, 2010, the international community will mark the 10th Anniversary of the adoption of 1325, the first Secur

    Sunday, November 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 169
  37. Violence Against Women and Girls in Conflict and Post-Conflict Situations

    SIHA's member organizations are a network of Civil Society groups working in the Horn of Africa, and armed conflict l

    Wednesday, June 1, 2005
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 315
  38. Strategic Initiative for Women in the Horn of Africa

    Civil Society Organisations67 399
  39. Pre 2015 Events Archive71 776
  40. PICTURES: UN Project Helps Somali Women

    A UN-backed project in northern Somalia is helping vulnerable women displaced by years of conflict to earn a living.

    Tuesday, December 14, 2010 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 855
  41. ANALYSIS: Double Discrimination - Gender Violations of Minority Women

    Tuesday, February 15, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 991
  42. MULTIMEDIA: Dear Obama: Message From Victims Of The LRA

    Tuesday, November 9, 2010 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 191
  43. INITIATIVE: DRC Empowers Women in South Sudan

    In Upper Nile State, South Sudan, women and girls make up 52% of the refugee population.

    Sunday, March 24, 2013 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 668
  44. DOCUMENTARY: Sisters of Somalia

    Asha Hagi Elmi and her sister Amina spearhead efforts to bring dignity to the women of Mogadishu's refugee ca

    Sunday, June 30, 2013 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 728
  45. CONFERENCE/MEETINGS: Leader of Sudanese Women's peace movement calls for dialogue and negotiation in Sudan

    Khadiga Hussein, former minister of state at the Ministry for Peace, and founder of Sudanese Mothers for Peace and De

    Thursday, July 4, 2013 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 735
  46. ONLINE DIALOGUE/BLOG: Nonviolent Peaceforce South Sudan Peacekeeper Selected as

    Langiwe Joyce Mwale Ngoma, a recent Nonviolent Peaceforce Peacekeeper who served in South Sudan, was selected by Bryn

    Tuesday, July 16, 2013 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 771
  47. PRESS RELEASE: Innovation - Briquette-Making Project Helps Protect Women in Ugandan Camp

    Cooking with a traditional three-stone stove in south-west Uganda's sprawling Nakivale refugee settlement used to be

    Thursday, August 8, 2013 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 795
  48. PRESS STATEMENT: AMISOM Under Investigation for Brutal Gang Rape of Somali Woman

    Press Statement: AMISOM Troops Commit Brutal Gang Rape in Mogadishu, Somalia

    Tuesday, August 13, 2013 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 801