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  1. 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
  2. RWANDA: Empowering Women Is Empowering Humanity

    Nearly 20 years ago, the world came together in Beijing for the Fourth World Conference on Women.

    Tuesday, May 20, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 315
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. RWANDA: Rwanda: World Bank Lauds Sub-Sahara Africa On Women Economic Empowerment

    Women in Rwanda are at the centre of the country's development agenda, thanks to recent law reforms, MP-elect Esperan

    Friday, September 27, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 111
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. EGYPT: Women's Voices Must Be Heard Without Threat of Violence - UN Official

    A senior United Nations official today stressed the need to ensure women can make their voices heard in Egypt without

    Wednesday, July 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 004
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. LIBERIA: Prioritize Gender Equality

    Women and children play a major role in poverty alleviation and are expected to feature prominently in any future dev

    Monday, February 4, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 783
  16. NORTH AFRICA/ MIDDLE EASt: Has the Arab Spring Been a Disaster for Women?

    It's been almost two years since revolution swept across parts of the Arab world.

    Monday, November 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 625
  17. NORTH AFRICA/ MIDDLE EAST: Arab Spring reforms still leaving women out in the cold

    Nawal Al Saadawi has been at the lead of the fight for rights for women for decades, and like many here was exhilarat

    Monday, September 24, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 404
  18. SOUTH AFRICA: What's A South African Woman To Do?

    When South African women marched against the discriminatory laws of Apartheid in 1956, their rally cry — &ldquo

    Tuesday, September 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 373
  19. RWANDA: Vulnerable Women Acquire Life Skills

    At least 43 vulnerable women in Ndera Sector, Gasabo District have successfully completed a nine month training cours

    Monday, June 25, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 170
  20. The Revolution and the Emancipation of Women: A Reflection on Sankara's Speech, 25 Years Later

    I would like to situate my ideas within the geo-political context of the popular uprisings that continue to take plac

    Friday, June 22, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 623
  21. ZIMBABWE: Women Activists Call for Aggressive Outreach to UN Bodies

    “There is need to provide more information about how individuals and organisations can know more about the UN C

    Saturday, May 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 051
  22. 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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  24. DRC: A Fashion Show Featuring Women Living with HIV

    This past March was designated women's month in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

    Wednesday, April 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 010
  25. NORTH AFRICA: Was the Arab Spring a Step Backward for Women?

    A year ago, women were front and centre in the Arab Spring uprisings – acting as advocates, smuggling ammunitio

    Friday, April 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 012
  26. DRC: Reducing Gender Based Violence in DRC through Behaviour Change Strategies

    The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has become infamous in recent years as the “rape capital of the world,&r

    Tuesday, April 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 956
  27. SIERRA LEONE: In Sierra Leone, Women Want Commission

    Gender Specialist at the Sierra Leone Conference on Transformation and Development (SLCDT), Madam Naasu Fofanah has s

    Tuesday, January 31, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 736
  28. LIBERIA: Sirleaf - Women's Icon With Nerves of Steel

    Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is a joint Nobel Peace Prize winner as a champion for women's rights, whose steely nerves have

    Monday, January 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 739
  29. LIBERIA: Women in Retrospect 2011

    Before we finally close the chapter on 2011, flipping a fresh page for a new beginning in 2012, let's not forget that

    Friday, January 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 641
  30. MIDDLE EAST/NORTH AFRICA: Women And The Arab Spring

    Women in Tunisia, Egypt, and Libya played a frontline role in bringing down entrenched dictatorships.

    Tuesday, November 15, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 432
  31. NORTH AFRICA/WEST ASIA: The women of the Arab Spring on the need to establish democracy

    "The greatest lesson of the Arab Spring, whoever rises to power in these countries, is that if basic human right

    Tuesday, November 1, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 385
  32. SOMALIA: Pads Project Gives Girls a Boost

    After dropping out of school in the sixth grade to help her mother, Fartun Abdi Hashi, 22, was given a second chance

    Tuesday, November 1, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 400
  33. NIGERIA: First Lady Consults With Governers' Wives on Security

    The First Lady, Patience Jonathan, on Monday in Abuja consulted with the wives of state governors on ways of facilita

    Thursday, September 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 264
  34. LIBYA: No turning back for Libyan Women

    Insherah Jernazi adheres to such a strict interpretation of Islamic modesty that she never leaves home without coveri

    Friday, September 16, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 190
  35. Haraza Organisation for Peace and Development

    Haraza Organisation for Peace and Development

    Subject: Peace and Development; Darfur, Sudan.

    Thursday, September 15, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 482
  36. HORN OF AFRICA: Women Must Be Central to Global Aid Efforts

    A crisis of truly biblical proportions now faces the international community in the Horn of Africa.

    Monday, September 12, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 243
  37. AFRICA: 7 Questions - Africa Better on Gender Equality

    Millennium Development Goal Three of the UN has put 2015 as deadline to eliminate gender inequality and empower women

    Sunday, September 11, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 244
  38. WESTERN SAHARA: Women Refugees Denounce Dicatorship; Corruption at Camps

    Association for the development of Saharawi Women, led by Salma Buha Mint Bubacar Lecuara, president of the associati

    Monday, July 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 128
  39. MIDDLE EAST/NORTH AFRICA: An Arab Spring for Women

    The "Arab Spring" has received copious attention in the American media, but one of its crucial elements has

    Tuesday, April 26, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 650
  40. MIDDLE EAST/NORTH AFRICA: Women Have Emerged as Key Players in the Arab Spring

    In a small room in Benghazi some young men and women are putting out a new opposition newspaper.

    Friday, April 22, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 624
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  42. ZIMBABWE: Backlash Against Women in Politics

    "Women in Zimbabwe are largely seen as a huge demographic to be exploited by politicians who seek our support,&q

    Wednesday, March 30, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 535
  43. MIDDLE EAST/NORTH AFRICA: Women Must Continue to Move the Battlefront

    At this juncture in human history, women and girls who have lived under some of the most repressive regimes might be

    Sunday, March 20, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 446
  44. MIDDLE EAST/NORTHERN AFRICA: Arab Women: This Time, the Revolution Won't Leave us Behind

    Arab women were integral players in the post-colonial revolutions in Egypt, Tunisia, and Algeria, but soon lost groun

    Tuesday, March 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 393
  45. EGYPT: The Revolution Isn't Over for the Women of Tahrir Square

    2011 did not witness the first Egyptian revolution.

    Monday, February 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 322
  46. EGYPT: Egyptian Women Lay Claim to Revolutionary Role

    For Egyptian women in the March of a Million and other street protests to oust authoritarian President Hosni Mubarak,

    Thursday, February 3, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 144
  47. EGYPT: Egyptian Women On The Front Lines, Arms And Voices Raised

    Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak announced today that he will not run for reelection in September, a victory for the

    Tuesday, February 1, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 152
  48. TUNISIA: In Tunisia, Women Play Equal Role In Revolution

    Female voices rang out loud and clear during massive protests that brought down the authoritarian rule of Tunisian Pr

    Thursday, January 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 186
  49. ERITREA: Female Participation in Edi Elementary School On the Rise

    The participation of female students in Edi Elementary School, Central Denkalia, has shown growth by 25%, according t

    Sunday, January 9, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 976
  50. SUDAN: A New Year, A New Beginning: Stand with Our Sudanese Sisters Today (Opinion)

    With the New Year, we may see a new country born through a referendum that will be held this weekend in Sudan.

    Friday, January 7, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 952

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