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  1. AFRICA: African Women Participate in Leadership Training

    The Moremi Initiative has launched the 2014 MILEAD Fellows Leadership Institute to train young women to develop their

    Wednesday, July 16, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 438
  2. RWANDA: Women Want to be Decision-Makers about Peace, Not Passive Victims of War

    Gaspard, the taxi driver taking me back to my hotel after dinner, is 27. So he was just a boy in 1994.

    Thursday, July 3, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 423
  3. CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC: UN, African Officials Urge Efforts to Advance Peace and Stability in CAR

    UN, African officials urge efforts to advance peace and stability in CAR

    Monday, June 2, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 351
  4. LIBERIA: Women CSOs Join Security Sector Reform

    Several women organizations and groups have been motivated to assist the security sector in consolidating the peace a

    Thursday, April 3, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 281
  5. 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
  6. SOUTH AFRICA: Addressing Slow Pace of Gender Equality

    During the National Assembly debate on the State of the Nation Address this year, the Minister for Women, Children an

    Tuesday, February 25, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 267
  7. SOUTH SUDAN: Calls for Women to Engage in S. Sudan Peace Building Efforts

    The minister of social development in South Sudan's Eastern Equatoria state, Paska Hifita, has called on women across

    Tuesday, February 11, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 263
  8. SOMALIA: Somaliland: Skills Training Offers new Opportunities to Women

    At an early age, Faduma began to learn an art that has been passed down her family from generation to generation.

    Wednesday, February 5, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 233
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. LIBYA: Female PM candidate says country needs a 'woman's touch'

    Libyan political activist Amal al-Taher el-Haj has submitted her name to the General National Congress as a candidate

    Wednesday, January 15, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 188
  12. EGYPT: Egyptians Vote on New Constitution to Enshrine Post-Morsi Legitimacy

    Military helicopters buzzed overhead and hundreds of thousands of soldiers and police were deployed as Egyptians vote

    Tuesday, January 14, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 181
  13. RWANDA: East Africa: President Kagame Discusses ICC, FDLR, EAC Integration, Women Majority in Parliament and More At Press Briefing

    Rwanda's new parliament was seated this month, with higher female representation than any other country in the world

    Wednesday, October 30, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 127
  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. NIGERIA: Nigeria Launches UN's Action Plan on Women, Peace, Security

    NIGERIA is set to launch national action plan for full implementation of the United Nations' Security Council Resolut

    Monday, August 26, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 074
  16. SIERRA LEONE: Sierra Leone's First Northern Region Female Mayor Talks On Plans For A 'Great Makeni City'

    By John Baimba Sesay (Press Attaché in China)

    Monday, February 18, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 813
  17. SOMALIA: Somali Women Seek a Brighter Future in Mogadishu

    With Somalia's UN-backed government consolidating its hold over the capital, Mogadishu, and other areas from al-Qaeda

    Sunday, January 27, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 736
  18. LIBERIA: Women Reinforce Advocacy for Equality

    A three-day symposium on gender issues that impact the 1986 constitutional reviewing process got underway in Monrovia

    Friday, January 25, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 748
  19. KENYA: Kenyan Women Set to Take On Men in Elections

    Brian Ngugi interviews Winnie Lichuma, chairwoman of the National Gender and Equality Commission.

    Friday, November 2, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 609
  20. AFRICA: Africa Embraces its Women

    By Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

    Friday, November 2, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 610
  21. SOUTH AFRICA: Don't Cry for Thuli Madonsela. She's Untouchable, and She Knows It.

    Week after week, the Sunday papers lead with stomach-turning stories of misspending of taxpayers' money, corruption a

    Tuesday, October 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 532
  22. AFRICA: Are women winning the power battle in Africa?

    BBC Africa Debate comes from Malawi this month and asks whether African women are winning the power battle.

    Tuesday, October 2, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 458
  23. SOUTH SUDAN: Independence not Providing Dividends for Women in South Sudan

    Since South Sudan's independence on 9 July 2011, the positive role that women played in the independence struggle bar

    Thursday, July 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 251
  24. ZIMBABWE: Woman who Took on Security Men and Won

    SECURICO, the company that Zimbabwe's Divine Ndhlukula started in her cottage in the late 1990s with four employees a

    Monday, July 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 190
  25. LIBYA: Libya's New Women Politicians Seize Chance in Vote

    Majdah al-Fallah flashes a broad smile and pumps the hands of shoppers in downtown Tripoli as she works potential vot

    Friday, July 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 198
  26. LIBYA: Equal Participation of Women Vital for Building New Libya, Says UN Envoy

    The top United Nations envoy in Libya today stressed the importance of the equal participation of women in rebuilding

    Wednesday, June 27, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 173
  27. SOUTH AFRICA: President Zuma Appoints Commissioners for Gender Equality

    Pretoria — President Jacob Zuma has appointed nine commissioners to the Commission for Gender Equality.

    Friday, June 1, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 116
  28. EGYPT: Egyptian Women Feel Excluded, Despite the Promise of the Revolution

    After Egyptian women stood shoulder to shoulder with men in the protests that toppled Hosni Mubarak, many looked forw

    Monday, May 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 052
  29. SOMALIA: Somali Draft Constitution Includes Women in Country's Affairs

    After two decades of civil war and being subjected to violence and unthinkable hardships, Somali women are now expect

    Monday, May 14, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 045
  30. EGYPT: Egypt's Women Keep Showing Power in Protest

    Female protesters continue to participate in pro-democracy demonstrations that remain deadly more than a year after P

    Friday, May 11, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 063
  31. 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
  32. ZIMBABWE: A New Coalition Takes the Lead on Women's Constitutional Rights in Zimbabwe

    Women from across Zimbabwe have celebrated the launch of a strategic high-level women's coalition.

    Wednesday, April 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 022
  33. EAST AFRICA: The Role of African Women in Post-Conflict Peace building

    Most African societies have patriarchal structures whereby men dominate the social, economic, and political realms of

    Tuesday, April 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 968
  34. SOUTH SUDAN: The Role of Women in Nation-building in South Sudan

    It has been close to eight months since the Republic of South Sudan became independent.

    Thursday, March 22, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 940
  35. LIBYA: From 0 to 40: LWPP Advocacy Effort Secures Major Representation for Women in New Libyan Assembly

    The Libyan Women's Platform for Peace (LWPP) welcomes the passage of a new electoral law, which guarantees women at l

    Thursday, February 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 784
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  37. 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
  38. SOUTH SUDAN: South Sudanese Women Call for Greater Participation in Constitutional Review

    A South Sudanese women's alliance on Wednesday said the National Constitution Review Commission (NCRC) did not fully

    Wednesday, January 25, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 732
  39. INTERNATIONAL: No Arab Spring Without Women


    Wednesday, January 25, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 780
  40. LIBYA: Libya Drops Election Quota for Women

    Libya will scrap a proposal for 10 percent of seats in a new national assembly to be set aside for women, a Western d

    Friday, January 20, 2012
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  43. EGYPT: Egyptian Women Find Power Still Hinges on Men

    At first Samira Ibrahim was afraid to tell her father that Egyptian soldiers had detained her in Tahrir Square in Cai

    Monday, January 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 656
  44. RWANDA: The Only Country in the World Where Dominated by Women

    Women have made significant advances in politics over the past few decades, with females having served as the head of

    Tuesday, January 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 629
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  47. 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
  48. SOUTH SUDAN: South Sudanese Women Leader Sees Long Way Ahead for Gender Equality, Women's Empowerment

    Sarah Ajith James arrived in Washington last Sunday night, just five months after her country -- South Sudan -- seced

    Tuesday, December 20, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 583
  49. ARAB SPRING: 'Collaboration Among Arab Spring's Women Activists, Beneficial, Crucial'

    A women's rights activist from Jordan, during an İstanbul conference on women's empowerment in the midst of the

    Tuesday, December 20, 2011
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