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  1. DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO: The Way to Bring A Lasting Peace in the Congo? Women

    When Nobel Peace Prize winner Leymah Gbowee led women in song at the fish markets on the Liberian coast in the late 1

    Friday, August 8, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 463
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. RWANDA: Why Women Should Be At the Forefront of Waging Peace

    Last Sunday, President Paul Kagame met with Rwandan women of all walks of life to celebrate the country's 20th libera

    Thursday, July 10, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 437
  6. SOUTH SUDAN: At Its Third Anniversary, South Sudan Works to Show New Brighter Side

    After gaining its independence three years ago, South Sudan got a rush of media attention.

    Tuesday, July 8, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 427
  7. BURUNDI: Burundian Women Want a Greater Say in Running of Country

    As Burundi heads towards the 2015 general elections, and despite a quota of 30 percent women's representation in parl

    Monday, July 7, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 424
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. LIBYA: Female Election Candidates Receive Training

    With support from UNSMIL, the Libyan Women's Forum (LWF) (www.libyan-wome

    Saturday, June 14, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 392
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. AFRICA: Building Peace in Africa? Give Power to Women

    A series of gold-framed pictures cover the wall from left to right inside the working space of Senegalese human right

    Tuesday, May 20, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 329
  14. MALI: Malian Lawyer Builds Peace and Hope

    The stories of gang-rape, forced marriage and fathers being forced to rape their own daughters at gunpoint keep her a

    Thursday, May 15, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 332
  15. EGYPT: Parties and Civil Society Organisations Decry Marginalisation of Women in Country's Transition

    Four political parties and seven civil society organisations strongly criticised the passage of laws dealing with upc

    Sunday, May 4, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 299
  16. NIGERIA: 2015: UNDP, IPAC Renew Campaign For Women's Participation

    EFFORTS to enhance women's participation in politics beginning from the 2015 general elections received a boost durin

    Friday, May 2, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 302
  17. SIERRA LEONE: Sierra Leone Sends Women Peacekeepers to Somalia

    Sierra Leone is demonstrating that it understands the important role women can play as peacekeepers.

    Thursday, April 24, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 293
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. SOMALIA: Women rally against Al Shabaab in Mogadishu

    Women from the 17 districts of Mogadishu have staged anti-Al Shabaab protest in Mogadishu in support of lasting peace

    Sunday, February 23, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 266
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. LIBYA: Women's "It Will Be Our Constitution" Campaign Launched with 50,000 SMS Messages

    The German ambassador Christian Much launched the women's “it will be our constitution” campaign by sendi

    Monday, February 17, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 254
  27. SOUTH AFRICA: Women on the front lines

    The South African National Defence Force is the only military in Africa, and one of a few in the world that deploys f

    Monday, February 17, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 255
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. AFRICA: Women on the Rise in African Politics

    Africa now has three female heads of state, after Catherine Samba-Panza of the Central African Republic took office i

    Saturday, February 8, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 234
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. SIERRA LEONE: SLPP MP Calls for More Women in Parliament

    Female opposition lawmaker, Hon.

    Thursday, January 23, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 218
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. ALGERIA: Promoting Women's Participation In Elected Assemblies, A Top Priority

    The promotion of women's participation in elected assemblies will remain among the top priorities of the authorities,

    Tuesday, December 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 173
  41. BURUNDI: Remembering Nelson Mandela's Work To Bring Women To The Table During Peace Talks In Burundi

    As civil war raged in Burundi since the 1996 outbreak of armed conflict between ethnic Tutsi and Hutu groups, in his

    Friday, December 6, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 175
  42. LIBYA: Women's Political Participation in Libya: Progress and Pitfalls

    As Libya transitions to democracy, major decisions are being made that will impact the nation's future.

    Wednesday, November 6, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 140
  43. 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
  44. RWANDA: East Africa: President Kagame Discusses ICC, FDLR, EAC Integration, Women Majority in Parliament and More At Press Briefing

    President Paul Kagame said that Rwanda had already expressed a strong opinion on the International Criminal Court (IC

    Tuesday, October 15, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 108
  45. 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
  46. LIBYA: The Draft Constitution Aside, Libyans Aren't Enjoying Equal Rights

    By Ronald Bruce St. John

    Friday, October 4, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 104
  47. 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
  48. 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
  49. 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
  50. LIBERIA/INDIA: Indian Women Peacekeepers Inspire Liberian Women

    New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS): An all-women police unit provided by India, as part of a UN peacekeeping force, inspired ma

    Thursday, September 12, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 076

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