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  1. SOMALIA: Somali Women 'Untapped Resource' in Fight Against al-Shabaab

    For years women in Mogadishu have been on the side-lines in the fight against al-Shabaab, but more recently they have

    Tuesday, July 29, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 450
  2. ANGOLA: Listening to Rural Women Problems Indicates Promotion of Human Rights

    The program of listening to problems facing women in the rural areas, opened this year by the government, indicates t

    Tuesday, July 22, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 446
  3. NIGERIA: Why Were Women's Groups Excluded from Meeting on Nigerian Security?

    I sat in the glittery closing plenary of last week's global summit to end sexual violence in conflict in London, tire

    Friday, June 20, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 398
  4. WORKING DRAFT RESEARCH AND POLICY BRIEF: Countering Boko Haram? Incorporate the Women, Peace and Security Agenda

    This paper provides an analysis on how to deal with Boko Haram by utilizing the Women, Peace and Security (WPS) Agend

    Wednesday, June 11, 2014
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 905
  5. NIGERIA: Women Affairs Minister Commits to Peace and Security

    The Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Zainab Maina has reiterated the commitment of the Present Admin

    Thursday, April 10, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 283
  6. SOUTH SUDAN: UN Event Spotlights Women of South Sudan as Partners of Peace

    The women of South Sudan played an instrumental role in the country's liberation struggle and will continue to make s

    Thursday, March 20, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 278
  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. SOUTH SUDAN: Women Bear Brunt of South Sudan Conflict, UN Official Says

    The head of the U.N.

    Wednesday, February 19, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 237
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. LIBERIA: DRC opens Women's Centre in Liberia

    Any views expressed in this article are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters Foundation.

    Wednesday, February 12, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 236
  12. NAMIBIA: Strengthening Women's Political Participation

    “We need more women leaders! When women lead side by side with men, it is good for equality and democracy.

    Friday, January 24, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 219
  13. SIERRA LEONE: SLPP MP Calls for More Women in Parliament

    Female opposition lawmaker, Hon.

    Thursday, January 23, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 218
  14. SOMALIA: Amisom Commends Enduring Role of Women in Somalia

    The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC) Ambassador Mahamat Saleh Annadif

    Wednesday, January 22, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 214
  15. CAR: Woman Chosen to Lead Central African Republic Out of Mayhem

    Cheers broke out in the National Assembly building here on Monday as representatives chose the mayor of this beleague

    Monday, January 20, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 209
  16. SOUTH SUDAN: Women Take Role in South Sudan Peace Talks

    Three members of the team negotiating for South Sudanese rebels in Ethiopia are women.

    Thursday, January 16, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 207
  17. 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
  18. Zimbabwe Lawyers say Police Breach New Constitution, disperse Women Activists, ban Peace March

    The new constitution, adopted ahead of the July elections, guarantees freedoms to demonstrate and gather, said Zimbab

    Friday, September 20, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 085
  19. 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
  20. CAMEROON: Women in Politics

    On a sunny day in early May, in Ndu, northwest Cameroon, a group of women, many of whom have taken the day off from w

    Monday, September 9, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 071
  21. 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
  22. NIGERIA: Launch of the National Action Plan on United Nations Security Council Resolution

    By the launch of the National Action Plan on United Nations Security Council Resolution (UNSCR 1325) in Abuja Tuesday

    Wednesday, August 28, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 057
  23. LIBERIA: Women Legislature Caucus Demands Equal Participation of Women in Liberia

    The Female legislative Caucus of Liberia's National Legislature says it will shortly introduce a parity bill.

    Tuesday, August 6, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 041
  24. LIBERIA: NEC Stresses Gender Parity in Politics

    The National Elections Commission (NEC) in collaboration with the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral

    Thursday, August 1, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 030
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. SOUTH SUDAN: Empowering Women in South Sudan

    A dozen women were seated in the courtyard underneath a traditional African roof.

    Thursday, July 25, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 023
  28. MALI: Sole Woman in Mali Presidential Race Spreads Word on the Streets

    A black Mercedes pulls up in a grimy street in Bamako and the back door swings open.

    Wednesday, July 24, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 019
  29. RWANDA: USAID Recommits to Women Empowerment

    There is need to invest in women's empowerment and leadership in order for countries to achieve sustainable developme

    Wednesday, July 24, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 022
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. LIBERIA: Women NGO's Secretariat of Liberians Want More Women in Key Leadership Positions

    Political parties in Liberia have been asked to ensure that at least 40 per cent of all elected positions at the dist

    Tuesday, July 16, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 012
  33. SIERRA LEONE: "Gender equality in SSR is a priority"-ONS Coordinator

    The National Security Coordinator (NSCOORD), Retired Brigadier Mustapha M.K.

    Wednesday, July 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 003
  34. WESTERN SAHARA: In Western Sahara, Women Play Large Role in Forgotten Struggle for Independence

    As dusk enveloped the salmon-pink houses of this capital city, the brightly colored robes of women stood out in a mas

    Sunday, July 7, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 998
  35. 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
  36. BRIEF: Democracy, Like Revolution, is Unattainable Without Women

    Summary

    Friday, June 28, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 820
  37. 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
  38. NIGERIA: President Banda to Attend High Level Global Women Network in Nigeria

    President Dr Joyce Banda will leave the country on June 26 for Abuja Nigeria where she is expected to attend a High L

    Tuesday, June 25, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 990
  39. SIERRA LEONE: Sierra Leone: Women Activists Engaged On Constitutional Review

    Women activists from various groups in Sierra Leone, including the Parliamentary Female Caucus, 50/50 Group and Campa

    Tuesday, June 25, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 991
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. LIBYA: HRW Calls on Libya to Protect Women's Rights

    The end of Moammar Gadhafi's 40-year rule in 2011 was a watershed moment for women, said a new report from Human Righ

    Monday, May 27, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 967
  43. REPORT: A Revolution for All: Women's Rights in the New Libya

    This 40-page report highlights key steps that Libya should take to meet its international obligations by firmly rejec

    Monday, May 27, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 808
  44. SOUTH SUDAN: UN Official Urges Key Role for Women in Drafting New Constitution

    Women must play a greater role in South Sudan's political life, from drawing up the country's constitution to transla

    Tuesday, May 7, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 957
  45. REPORT: Kinshasa Call to Action - Women Speak, Women Act for Peace!

    Kinshasa Call to Action outcome document calls for immediate action to address the root causes of the conflict and to

    Friday, April 5, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 829
  46. DRC: Former Irish leader Mary Robinson appointed UN envoy for Africa's Great Lakes region

    Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today announced the appointment of former Irish president Mary Robinson as the new Spec

    Monday, March 18, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 862
  47. 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
  48. DRC: Women Demand Inclusion in DRC Talks

    A group of women from North Kivu in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have demanded to be involved in the on-goi

    Friday, February 1, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 777
  49. Journey to Equality: 10 Years of the Protocol on the Rights of Women in Africa

    This publication was first released in 2013 by Equality Now on behalf of the Solidarity for African Women's Rights Co

    Tuesday, January 1, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 889
  50. DRC: Women Seek Peace

    The conflict in the Eastern DR Congo provinces of North and South Kivu between the Kinshasa government and the M23 mo

    Friday, December 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 706

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