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  1. UN Women Annual Report 2013-2014

    Thursday, August 28, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 473
  2. ASIA-PACIFIC: Women Call For End to Military Bases in Asia-Pacific

    Women peace campaigners from Aotearoa, Australia, Hawai'i, Japan, Philippines and Polynesia/Te Ao Maohi have called f

    Sunday, April 27, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 296
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  5. JAPAN: NHK Chief's Sexual Slavery Comments an "Insult"

    The new head of Japan's national broadcaster NHK defence of the country's wartime military sexual slavery is deplorab

    Monday, January 27, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 221
  6. SYRIA: Syria Peace Talks: Bitter Exchanges Mark First Day Of Negotiations

    GENEVA (AP) — The leader of Syria's Western-backed opposition said Thursday he will give his negotiating team t

    Friday, January 24, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 216
  7. INDIA: India's Women-Friendly Gun Renews Debate Over Self-Defense Against Rape

    In India, a new female-friendly handgun has sparked renewed scrutiny over how women can protect themselves from sexua

    Tuesday, January 21, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 212
  8. AFGHANISTAN: Afghanistan Picks Woman for Senior Police Role

    Afghanistan has its first female police chief after appointing an officer with 25 years experience to head a district

    Wednesday, January 15, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 193
  9. MIDDLE EAST: Aspirations of Women

    Aside from ushering in hitherto unprecedented changes, the Arab Spring also brought to the fore an unsaid aspect &mda

    Wednesday, January 15, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 195
  10. SYRIA: Isolated and Misinformed, Syrian Refugees Struggle

    ZAHLEH, LEBANON — Fear, confusion and a lack of information are preventing many Syrian refugees in Lebanon from

    Wednesday, January 15, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 196
  11. SYRIA: Syrian activists say women must not be sidelined at peace talks

    GENEVA - Syrian activists said Monday that the voice of women from the war-ravaged nation must not be sidelined at pe

    Monday, January 13, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 194
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. INTERNATIONAL: U.N. Security Council Split Over Children and Armed Conflict

    China, Russia, Pakistan and Azerbaijan abstained from a U.N.

    Wednesday, September 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 409
  15. PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Gun Violence a Growing Concern in Papua New Guinea

    This is the case in the autonomous region of Bougainville in the east of the country, where disarmament remains elusi

    Monday, September 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 336
  16. Why the World Needs an Arms Treaty

    In the past two decades, experts monitoring the international arms trade recorded more than 500 violations of United

    Monday, July 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 202
  17. Three Things You Need to Know About the Arms Trade Treaty

    Negotiations are (nearly) underway at UN headquarters in New York over a proposed Arms Trade Treaty.

    Tuesday, July 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 201
  18. Gender and the ATT

    Ahead of July, when final negotiations will be held at the UN on the ATT initiative, several civil society groups and

    Friday, June 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 199
  19. ARAB SPRING: 'Why Do They Hate Us'

    In "Distant View of a Minaret," the late and much-neglected Egyptian writer Alifa Rifaat begins her short s

    Wednesday, April 25, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 017
  20. INTERNATIONAL: A Brutal Manifestation of Patriarchy

    Militarism, Violence and Conflict is one of the themes of the AWID Forum 2012 ↑ which opens tomorrow in Istanbul

    Wednesday, April 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 003
  21. INTERNATIONAL: Peace Movements: Violence Reduction as Common Sense

    If one thing holds the overall movement of peace movements together it is the goal of violence reduction.

    Tuesday, April 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 007
  22. AMERICAS: 'War On Drugs' Leaves Latin american Women Lives in Ruin

    “Violence associated with the ‘war on drugs' and organized crime, which includes government corruption in

    Sunday, April 1, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 042
  23. DRC: Protectors or Sexual Predators

    "A dead rat is worth more than the body of a woman." Those were the words of one distraught young woman who

    Tuesday, January 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 663
  24. LIBYA: Hidden Deaths of Libyan Rape Survivors

    Wartime rape is a persistent and brutal aspect of conflict, whether during or in the aftermath of hostilities.

    Monday, January 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 643
  25. SWEDEN: Nobel Peace Prize Laureats: "You Have to Believe in Something"

    Sharp statements about religion, powerful calls for international commmitments and resounding applause, marked the cr

    Friday, December 16, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 589
  26. INTERNATIONAL:

    I remember one day, when I was working in Belfast – it was back in the nineties.

    Friday, November 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 526
  27. INTERNATIONAL: Women in War, Women in Peace

    As wars become less about states and more about societies, women can play a greater role in shaping or ending conflic

    Tuesday, November 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 423
  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. SRI LANKA: Battles Ahead for Women

    More policies and programmes must address the needs of female-headed households in Sri Lanka's former conflict zone,

    Thursday, September 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 192
  30. SRI LANKA: Casualties of War: Helping Sri Lanka's Female Soldiers

    Right through our one hour interview, she kept twitching her fingers nervously.

    Sunday, April 24, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 641
  31. SRI LANKA: War Ends, Women Struggle On

    In the regions newly liberated from conflict, the struggle still continues for women.

    Monday, March 14, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 406
  32. PAKISTAN: Militancy Takes on a Female Face

    On December 25, a female suicide bomber, not more than 18 years of age, blew herself up killing at least 47 people an

    Monday, January 17, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 054
  33. NEPAL: Donors Ready to Continue Support to the Peace Building Process

    Nepal´s development partners have expressed readiness to continue their support to the peace building process i

    Wednesday, January 12, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 994
  34. UNITED STATES: Report: Women at War Suffering More Mental Health Conditions Than Men

    A new study says female military members returning from Afghanistan and Iraq are more likely to suffer from mental he

    Monday, January 10, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 985
  35. ZIMBABWE: Structures of Violence: Defining the Intersections of Militarism and Violence Against Women

    The Crisis in Zimbabwe Coalition joins the world in commemorating the 16 days of activism against gender based violen

    Monday, December 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 840
  36. NEPAL: Two Action Plans on the Cards

    The government is formulating two action plans with an objective to address the woes of those women and children who

    Saturday, December 4, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 731
  37. INTERNATIONAL: No More 'Little Boy' and 'Fat Man'

    As a political instrument of power projection and status, nuclear weapons carry a peculiarly masculine symbolism.

    Wednesday, November 3, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 458
  38. INTERNATIONAL: Ignoring Women with Guns

    The perception that women are only ever victims of conflict ignores the large numbers of female combatants, which can

    Wednesday, October 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 475
  39. USA: Need for Services Expands

    As more women join the military, they need services that range from medical and psychological treatment to homeless p

    Sunday, September 19, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 177
  40. DRC: Congolese Women Celebrate "Peace and Equal Opportunities in Congo 50 years after independence"

    The first "Peace and Equal Opportunities in Congo after 50 years of independence" fair opened on 18th March

    Monday, March 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 795