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  1. SOUTH AFRICA: Let's Fight Abuse Together

    Everywhere I go there is a palpable sense of anger and sadness at the recent spate of abuse and killing of women and

    Tuesday, August 26, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 470
  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. EGYPT: Egypt Court Jails Seven For Life Over Sexual Assaults

    A court in Egypt has sentenced seven men to life in prison and two others to 20 years for sexual assaulting women las

    Wednesday, July 16, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 439
  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 425
  6. NIGERIA: Coalition Calls for Release of Abducted Schoolgirls

    A coalition of civil society groups, human rights activists and other good spirited Nigerians led by Women for Peace

    Wednesday, May 7, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 303
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. EGYPT: Egypt's Shame : Why Violence Against Women Has Soared After Mubarak

    In late November 2013, Egyptian police rounded up 14 female activists in downtown Cairo, including three prominent wo

    Monday, January 27, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 217
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. ALGERIA: Algeria Wrestling With Aftermath Of Jihadists' Temporary Marriages

    By: Kaci Racelma for Al-Monitor Posted on October 10.

    Thursday, October 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 105
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. Power, Empowerment and Violence against Women, Study

    In the context of the conflict in the former Yugoslavia and of the genocide in Rwanda, reports of sexual violence app

    Friday, August 30, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 062
  17. RWANDA: RDF Officers Acquire Skills to Respond to Sexual Violence

    Fifty Rwanda Defence Forces (RDF) officers yesterday concluded a two-day course on "prevention and response to c

    Friday, August 16, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 048
  18. 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
  19. NAMIBIA: Violence May Undermine Progress on MDGs

    Windhoek — Gender Based Violence (GBV) is one of the greatest threats to achieving some of the United Nations M

    Wednesday, August 14, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 047
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. ZIMBABWE: Women Forced to Flee Their Homes for Refusing to Reveal Their Vote

    Women political activists in rural Zimbabwe have told Amnesty International they have been threatened with violence a

    Tuesday, August 6, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 039
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. MALI: Cash Transfer Programme Provides Support to Victims of Violence in Mali

    At the Bas Fond landfill in Mopti, residents sift through the rubbish, the dregs of other people's consumption.

    Friday, August 2, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 037
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. DRC: UN Says Sexual Violence on the Rise in DRC

    The UN and human rights groups are warning of a rise in sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

    Friday, March 15, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 861
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. DRC: Bring Women Into Peace Talks - Diop

    It's a country the size of all of western Europe, with enormous mineral riches that enable the artifacts of modern li

    Sunday, December 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 691
  43. DRC: Congolese Women Plead For Help In Ending Violence, Crimes Against Women

    Women in Africa's Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) are calling on President Barack Obama to lend resources and

    Thursday, December 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 684
  44. DRC: Surge in Sexual Violence in North Kivu

    Sexual violence is on the rise as armed groups continue to move across the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo's (DR

    Thursday, December 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 681
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  46. 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
  47. 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
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  49. BURUNDI: Changing Lives in Burundi: "Now I am no longer beaten"

    Burundian society has long been accustomed to domestic and sexual violence.

    Tuesday, March 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 895
  50. ZIMBABWE: UN Slammed for 'Silence' on Zim political Rape

    The United Nations (UN) has been slammed for its silence on Zimbabwe and the campaign of politically motivated rape,

    Tuesday, March 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 896

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