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  1. NAMIBIA: Numbers of Women in Government Declining

    Twenty years after independence, representation of women in senior government structures and in Parliament is declini

    Tuesday, December 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 888
  2. SUDAN: Support Sudanese Women to Determine Their Own Future

    On January 9, a new country may be added to the world map as southern Sudanese vote on independence from their northe

    Wednesday, December 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 896
  3. ZIMBABWE: Women's Coalition to Block Mugabe's 2011 Elections

    Women in Zimbabwe have come out strongly against the idea of holding elections in 2011, saying that a full implementa

    Friday, December 17, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 856
  4. CANADA/AFGHANISTAN: Put Women in Afghan Army, Senate Report Says

    Canada should threaten to withhold aid to Afghanistan unless women are fully included in the peace process and push f

    Thursday, December 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 853
  5. KAZAKHSTAN: Kazakhstan Pushes Gender up on the Agenda

    Unnoticed by many, Kazakhstan now ranks ahead of some of its EU partners according to the World Economic Forum's Glob

    Monday, December 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 785
  6. SUDAN: Registering Women for Sudan's Referendum

    At the Dr.

    Monday, December 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 805
  7. 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
  8. INTERNATIONAL: Women Have Human Rights, Too

    The International Criminal Court, the first permanent tribunal set up to prosecute individuals for genocide, war crim

    Monday, December 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 841
  9. PAKISTAN: Lawmakers Quota Opens Doors for Pakistan Women

    What challenges do women face in politics?

    Sunday, December 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 745
  10. SOUTH AFRICA: No Place for Complacency in Gender Equity

    South Africa has a balance of men and women in Parliament that would rival Nordic countries, which lead the way regar

    Wednesday, December 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 791
  11. BURMA: War Looms for Kachin as Junta Ceasefire Crumbles

    Sixteen years after Burma's military regime reached a ceasefire deal with the country's second largest rebel group, t

    Tuesday, December 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 786
  12. SUDAN: Some Men in Lakes State Not Encouraging Women to Register for Referendum - Official

    Rumbek — The Lakes state Advisor for Gender and Human Right Affairs in the government of Ms.

    Sunday, December 5, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 713
  13. PHILIPPINES: TIME Hails Cory as Amongst Most Powerful Women of Past Century

    The legacy of the late Philippine President Corazon “Cory” Aquino continues with her inclusion in TIME Ma

    Saturday, December 4, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 755
  14. CAMBODIA: Cambodia's Democratic Warrior

    After helping resettle Cambodian immigrants in the United States and earning a master's degree in social work from th

    Thursday, December 2, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 725
  15. CENTRAL ASIA: UN Chief in Central Asia to Encourage Peace, Stability

    UN Secretary-general Ban Ki- moon is in Central Asia following recent unrest in the region to discuss empowerment of

    Wednesday, December 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 723
  16. AFGHANSISTAN: Women Are Essential to Peacebuilding

    October 2010 marked the 10th anniversary of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325, which calls for women to

    Monday, November 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 656
  17. IRAQ: No Country for Women

    The improved political representation of women in Iraq is in sharp contrast to their broader disempowerment, as highl

    Sunday, November 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 642
  18. SUDAN: Women Urged to Register for Referendum

    The Southern Sudan Human Rights Commission on Friday staged a march on the streets of Juba mobilizing women to go and

    Saturday, November 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 705
  19. SOUTH AFRICA: SA tops SADC Women's Representation in Parliament

    South Africa ranks highest in the SADC region in terms of representation of women in parliament with 45 percent, and

    Friday, November 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 752
  20. SOUTHERN AFRICA: African Women Still Struggling for Equality

    Despite the political will shown by leaders on the African continent, women in Africa faced serious challenges with r

    Tuesday, November 23, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 644
  21. AFGHANISTAN: Female Power – the Role of Afghan Women in Counterinsurgency

    The Taliban movement is harassing, threatening and killing local women who are working as professionals for the Afgha

    Monday, November 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 616
  22. SUDAN: More Men than Women Register in Rumbek

    November 17, 2010 (RUMBEK) – Voter registration centers in Rumbek, the capital of Lakes state, have recorded a

    Friday, November 19, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 608
  23. SOUTHERN AFRICA: Southern Africa Lags Behind in Gender Targets

    Tougher measures are needed if Southern Africa is to attain its 50-percent target for representation of women in poli

    Friday, November 19, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 626
  24. MALAWI: Malawi's Women Pushing for a Place at the Table

    No sooner had Mariness Luhanga announced her intention to contest local elections in Mzimba district in northern Mala

    Wednesday, November 17, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 602
  25. SOLOMON ISLANDS: Women to Share Election Experiences

    A THREE-DAY workshop on the 2010 National Diagnostic Study and Think Tank on Women in Shared Decision Making will off

    Monday, November 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 557
  26. SOUTH SUDAN: Mary Kiden Urges Women Lawyers to Defend Referendum

    Juba - Kajo-Keji MP Mary Kiden has urged Southern Sudanese women not to underrate the upcoming referendum because &ld

    Monday, November 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 579
  27. ZAMBIA: Speaker Urges Women MPs to Find Formula to Increase Women Membership in Parliament

    Speaker of the National Assembly of Zambia, Hon.

    Monday, November 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 596
  28. UGANDA: 2011: Women Pay Price as Parties Target Youth

    In politics, as they say, there are no permanent foes or friends but only interests.

    Sunday, November 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 550
  29. PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Women Weaving Bougainville Together

    Helen Samu Hakena exudes a serenity that belies her extraordinary energy and inner strength that she has devoted to t

    Friday, November 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 554
  30. UGANDA: What Women Want to be Addressed by 2016

    The Women's Movement spearheaded by the Forum for Women in Democracy (FOWODE) recently launched the Uganda Women's Ag

    Wednesday, November 10, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 567
  31. NAMIBIA: Pohamba Unhappy With Women Representation

    President Hifikepunye Pohamba is disappointed with the under-representation of women on his party list for the upcomi

    Wednesday, November 10, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 575
  32. ZIMBABWE: Zimbabwe Women Make Themselves Heard on Draft Constitution

    A parliamentary select committee has begun compiling comments on a new constitution, gathered at 4,000 meetings held

    Monday, November 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 478
  33. LIBERIA: 'Women Are More Effective and Transparent in Leadership,' Says President Sirleaf

    President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf says her government is developing long-term strategies to build upon the foundation f

    Monday, November 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 486
  34. BURMA: Empowering the Burmese majority

    As Burma gears up for its first election in more than 20 years, Ye Maung and Khin Pyu Win explore key issues facing i

    Saturday, November 6, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 495
  35. ASIA/PACIFIC: Asian Legislators Pledge to Eliminate Violence Against Women

    Ministers and parliamentarians from 19 countries in Asia-Pacific have agreed on 'Whole-of-Government Approaches' for

    Saturday, November 6, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 545
  36. BURMA: Reject Burma's Sham Elections, Uphold Women's Rights

    The coming elections in Burma on Nov. 7 are not a step toward real democracy.

    Thursday, November 4, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 479
  37. UGANDA: Women Politicians Want More LC3 Representation

    WOMEN politicians at LC3 levels have called upon the Government to stop combining two electoral areas to be represent

    Wednesday, November 3, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 480
  38. CAMBODIA: Cambodia Aims To Uplift Women's Role In Public Institutions

    Cambodian government has affirmed its commitment to uplift women's status in society, especially, the women's role in

    Wednesday, November 3, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 497
  39. EAST AFRICA/TANZANIA: Road to Parliament Proves Bumpy for Women

    Dar Es Salaam — Women have continued to lag behind in elective posts as shown by the General Election results a

    Wednesday, November 3, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 689
  40. SUDAN: Focus On South: In Women Forum on Peace, Ekhlas Sheds Tears for Unity

    Ekhlas Garang one of the thousands of Sudanese women who believe in national unity. Reports Zuleikha Abdel Raziq

    Monday, November 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 581
  41. NIGERIA: Lagos Deputy Governor Tasks Women on Governance

    As the 2011 elections are around the corner, the Nigerian woman has been challenged to participate fully in governanc

    Sunday, October 31, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 507
  42. AFGHANISTAN: Will Not Know Peace Without its Women

    In a recent report, women in Afghanistan have voiced their discontent on their marginalisation in the ongoing “

    Friday, October 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 450
  43. INTERNATIONAL: Study Shows Women Excluded from International Peacemaking Processes

    According to a report released Monday by the MIT Center for International Studies and the International Civil Society

    Wednesday, October 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 442
  44. SRI LANKA: To Give War Widows Construction Skills

    Sri Lanka's construction industry has launched a project to provide construction skills to people, especially war wid

    Saturday, October 23, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 462
  45. INTERNATIONAL: Few Women Involved in Post Conflict Recovery - UN

    Fewer women are taking part in post-conflict recovery even though they bear the biggest brunt of war, the country rep

    Friday, October 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 423
  46. NEPAL: To Create Government Posts for Women

    Nepal's Ministry of General Administration (MoGA) is gearing up to create government posts for women only.

    Wednesday, October 20, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 398
  47. SOUTH AMERICA: Women Peacekeepers Have a Vital Role to Play

    In June 2009, Chilean army captain Andrea Fuentes travelled to the city of Cap-Haïtien, in north Haiti, to serve

    Wednesday, October 20, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 404
  48. VIETNAM: Viet Nam PM Calls on Women to Play Greater Role in Regional Growth

    Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung yesterday called on Southeast Asian women to maintain their prominent role in helping

    Wednesday, October 20, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 415
  49. INDONESIA: Gender Equality Bill on Target For Next Year, Indonesian Minister Says

    The Ministry of Women and Child Protection is consulting the National Commission of Violence Against Women as it pres

    Saturday, October 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 380
  50. AFRICA: Women's Conference Discusses Women and the Transformation of the African Continent

    The two-day Women's Conference at the Pan-African Parliament (PAP) themed “Women and the Transformation of the

    Thursday, October 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 367

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