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  1. COLOMBIA: There will be No Peace in Colombia without Women

    The documentation centre No habrá paz sin las mujeres [There will be no peace without women] enables female le

    Friday, February 21, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 238
  2. 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
  3. DRC: Victimized twice: DRC women rebound after war, rape

    Living in the lush mountainous region in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, Wivine Mwbawa would spend hours ea

    Monday, January 20, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 205
  4. RWANDA: We Should Support Efforts to End Rape in Conflict

    BY GITURA MWAURA, 10 OCTOBER 2013

    ANALYSIS

    Thursday, October 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 106
  5. AFGHANISTAN: Karzai: A Legacy of Failure on Afghan Women's Rights?

    As the departure of the international security forces approaches, each day turns every bit of hope into desperation f

    Wednesday, August 21, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 049
  6. EGYPT: Egyptian Women Angry After President's Advisor Says Harassment

    Egyptian women are livid after an advisor to President Mohamed Morsi said that statistics on sexual harassment and se

    Wednesday, May 8, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 947
  7. GUATEMALA: Sexual Slavery Wounds Persist in Guatemala

    Fifteen brave Guatemalan women from the indigenous q'eqchí people testified before the High Risk Court in Guat

    Friday, October 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 546
  8. INTERNATIONAL: Hatred of Women Exists in the West as Well as in the Arab World

    Misogyny has reduced women to headscarves and hymens.

    Thursday, May 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 036
  9. BOSNIA and HERZEGOVINA: Peace, Justice Elude Rape Victims of Bosnian War

    Nearly two decades after the Bosnian War ended, thousands of Bosnian women who were victims of sexual violence are st

    Tuesday, May 1, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 037
  10. INTERNATIONAL: Why Women Are a Foreign Policy Issue

    The most pressing global problems simply won't be solved without the participation of women. Seriously, guys.

    Thursday, April 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 029
  11. 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
  12. TIMOR-LESTE: East Timor: New President, Same Problems for Women

    The recent election of José Maria de Vasconcelos, or Taur Matan Ruak as he is known, to the Presidency of Timo

    Wednesday, April 25, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 019
  13. AFGHANISTAN: In Afghanistan, Underground Girls School Defies Taliban Edict, Threats

    Every morning in this mountain village in eastern Afghanistan, four dozen girls sneak through a square opening in a m

    Tuesday, April 24, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 027
  14. AFGHANISTAN: Extremists Poisoned Schoolgirls' Water, Officials Say

    Kabul, Afghanistan (CNN) -- At least 140 Afghan schoolgirls and female teachers were admitted to a local hospital Tue

    Wednesday, April 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 002
  15. GUATEMALA: A Brutal Manifestation of Patriarchy

    The involvement of women in anti-war actions and in support of peace activism worldwide is a critical part of modern

    Wednesday, April 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 006
  16. BOSNIA:Women of Bosnia and Herzegovina; Twenty Years Later

    Twenty years ago this month, war broke out in Bosnia and Herzegovina, the main act in the dissolution of Yugoslavia.

    Wednesday, April 11, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 978
  17. 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
  18. PNG: Statement: Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women

    At the end of her official country mission to Papua New Guinea, the UN Special Rapporteur on violence against women,

    Monday, March 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 938
  19. COLOMBIA: A Step Forward for Women Toward a Life Without Violence

    With the passage of four decrees that regulate Law 1257 against gender violence, Colombia has made significant progre

    Friday, March 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 897
  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. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. INDIA: Widows of Conflict in Manipur Survive Against the Odds

    It's perhaps the only market in the world where all the vendors are women.

    Friday, January 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 660
  25. AFGHANISTAN: Sahar Gul Afghanistan Torture Case Highlights Problems and Progress of Country's Women

    Just 15 years old, Sahar Gul has become the bruised and bloodied face of women's rights in Afghanistan.

    Wednesday, January 4, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 642
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  27. EGYPT: HRW: Prosecute Sexual Assaults On Protesters

    There is an escalating pattern of physical attacks by Egyptian military and police officers against women and male pr

    Wednesday, December 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 599
  28. EGYPT: Egypt's Attack on Women Protesters a 'Disgrace', Clinton Says

    Egyptian women protesters “are being attacked, stripped and beaten in the streets” by security forces, a

    Tuesday, December 20, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 572
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. INTERNATIONAL: Designation for Sanctions of an Armed Leader in the DRC

    The Permanent Missions to the United Nations of France, the United Kingdom, and the United States submitted to the Se

    Tuesday, November 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 453
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. AFGHANISTAN: What Went Wrong for Afghanistan's Women?

    Women's rights have been central to the war in Afghanistan.

    Monday, September 26, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 229
  36. OCEANIA: Way Forward for Regional Action Plan on Women/Peace/Security

    After more than 10 years since it was passed, the UN Security Council Resolution 1325 (Women, Peace and Security) is

    Wednesday, September 14, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 216
  37. NEPAL: Women and Peace at Grassroots Level in Nepal

    The ten year long armed conflict started by the Communist Party of Nepal -Maoist (CPN Maoist), with the objective of

    Monday, September 12, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 211
  38. NEPAL: UN Human Rights Office Urges Nepal to End all Forms of Discrimination

    The United Nations human rights office and the national commission on caste-based discrimination in Nepal have urged

    Tuesday, March 22, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 434
  39. NEPAL: Nepal Commits to Post-Conflict Support and Participation

    The United Nations Security Council, in resolutions 1325 and 1820, recognized that women and girls need protection an

    Thursday, March 3, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 362
  40. LEBANON: Gender Inequality Brought into Focus at Beirut Human-Rights Film Festival

    The face of women's issues in Lebanon is changing.

    Thursday, February 3, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 151
  41. AFRICA: At AU Summit, U.N. Secretary-General Calls For More Efforts To Empower Women, Stop Sexual Violence

    On the final day of the two-day African Union (AU) Summit taking place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, U.N.

    Tuesday, February 1, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 133
  42. SOUTHERN AFRICA: UN Backs Effots Against Gender-Based Violence in Southern Africa

    In an effort to help law enforcement agencies in southern Africa respond to gender-based violence effectively, the Un

    Thursday, January 6, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 955
  43. INDIA: India Asks UN to do More Against Sexual Violence

    Advocating greater participation of women in the areas of conflict prevention, peace negotiations, peace keeping and

    Saturday, December 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 966
  44. INTERNATIONAL: UN Votes to Name Alleged Rapists in War

    The U.N.

    Thursday, December 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 855
  45. 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
  46. CENTRAL ASIA: UN Sec Gen Ban Ki-Moon to Meet with Women from Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan

    Within the framework of a visit to Kazakhstan for participation in the OSCE Summit UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon w

    Monday, November 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 717
  47. BURMA: Women; Children Suffered During Election: WLB

    Women and children suffered terribly during the 2010 general election given the gun battles in border areas, accordin

    Friday, November 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 654
  48. INTERNATIONAL: Better Laws Needed to Protect Women

    National laws must be overhauled to make it easier for women to prove that they are the victims of gender-based crime

    Friday, June 4, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 187