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  1. Transitional Justice and Gender in Uganda: Making Peace, Failing Women During the Peace Negotiation Process

    Harriet Nabukeera-Musoke has been working with Isis Women's International Cross Cultural Exchange (Isis-WICCE) for te

    Thursday, December 31, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 886
  2. SOUTH ASIA: Women's Peace Offensive

    ‘Give peace a chance' may just be another cliché for many, but for women who have suffered the ravages o

    Tuesday, December 22, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 545
  3. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Women Lead Protest Against Government Corruption

    Reporting from Kabul, Afghanistan — Several hundred women, many holding aloft pictures of relatives killed by d

    Thursday, December 10, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 647
  4. MIDDLE EAST: Arab Women Issue a Call to Arab Heads of State

    On the 30th anniversary of the adoption by the United Nations General Assembly of the Convention on the Elimination o

    Thursday, December 10, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 648
  5. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Women Would Rather Talk About Recovery

    As the world waits for President Barack Obama to announce next week his plan to send up to 30,000 additional U.S.

    Friday, November 27, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 654
  6. PHILIPPINES: Mindanao Women Outraged over Maguindanao Carnage

    Calling it as bestial act, Mindanao women expressed their outrage over the Maguindanao massacre where innocent civili

    Thursday, November 26, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 606
  7. INTERNATIONAL: Getting Loud to End Violence Against Women

    Following the chain of events that leads to something good is almost as inspirational as the good thing itself.

    Wednesday, November 25, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 700
  8. IRAN: Women and the Struggle for Democracy in Iran: A Discussion With a Nobel Laureate

    "The Iranian women's movement is not simply demanding equal rights alone.

    Wednesday, November 4, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 657
  9. SOMALIA: Somali Rebels Close Women's Organisations

    Somalia's hardline al Shabaab insurgents closed three grassroots women's organisations in the rebel-held town of Bala

    Monday, November 2, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 485
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  11. AFGHANISTAN: Don't Quit on Afghan Women

    As an Afghan woman who for many years lived a life deprived of the most basic human rights, I find unbearable the tho

    Wednesday, October 21, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 659
  12. SOUTH ASIA: Women's Peace Offensive

    ‘Give peace a chance' may just be another cliché for many, but for women who have suffered the ravages o

    Sunday, October 18, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 550
  13. MIDDLE EAST: Demonstrators in the Pink in Copley Square

    Pink wigged-protesters and hundreds of other demonstrators wielding posters calling for peace converged on Copley Squ

    Sunday, October 18, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 660
  14. BURMA: Suu Kyi back in Myanmar's political arena

    Although still under house arrest, Aung San Suu Kyi has returned to an active political role by initiating dialogue w

    Tuesday, October 13, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 610
  15. GUINEA: Declaration on The Rights and Citizenship of Guinea's Women CONAG-DCF (National Coalition of Guinea for the Rights and Citizenship of Women)

    In the wake of Guinea's bloody repression, CONAG-DCF (National Coalition of Guinea for the Rights and

    Thursday, October 8, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 598
  16. GUINEA: African Women Condemn Use of Force on Unarmed Civilians

    African Women Condemn Use of Force on Unarmed Civilian in Guinea African Women leaders meeting in Lom

    Thursday, October 8, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 599
  17. IRAN: ‘Mourning Mothers Iran' Stand with Activist Mothers Worldwide

    A mother protecting her child isn't anything unique. But in Iran, humanitarian activist mothers are

    Thursday, October 8, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 661
  18. IRAN: Iranian Women's Rights Activists Win Courage Award

    A group of women who are risking imprisonment to collect 1 million signatures on a petition demanding greater women's

    Wednesday, October 7, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 663
  19. PALESTINE: Palestinian Women Prisoners Return to New Worlds

    Women make up only a tiny minority of more than 7,000 Palestinians held in Israeli prisons, but they often pay a high

    Wednesday, September 30, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 664
  20. PALESTINE: Occupied Palestinian Territories: Through Women's Eyes: PCHR Report on Gender-Specific Impact and Consequences of Operation Cast Lead

    In conjunction with the presentation of the UN Fact Finding Mission's report to the Human Rights Council on 29 Septem

    Tuesday, September 29, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 665
  21. LIBERIA: The Fight Against Rape a Brutal Wait

    From Monrovia's highest hill, the long sliver of Atlantic Ocean shoreline at the mouth of the Mesurado River, with it

    Monday, September 14, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 601
  22. SUDAN: Sudan Detains Supporters of Woman on Trial

    Sudanese police rounded up about 40 women protesters Monday outside a courthouse where they were showing support for

    Monday, September 7, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 499
  23. Ending the Niger Delta Crises: Exploring Women's Participation in Peace Processes

    A common root cause to the instability revolves round the issue of resource control and socio economic development of

    Saturday, August 15, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 290
  24. IRAQ: How are Women in Iraq Faring Now?

    Friday, August 14, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 853
  25. YEMEN: A Woman Among the Tribes

    To tackle tribal conflicts in her country, Nadwa Al-Dawsari took the leap from journalist to director of the Partners

    Wednesday, August 12, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 859
  26. AFRICA: African Women NGO to Construct U.S$5 Million Home for Women

    An international non-governmental organization, PAN African Women Project, is to shortly embark on th

    Wednesday, July 29, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 924
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  28. IRAN: Women on Front Line of Street Protests

    The iconography dominating global television coverage of Iran's biggest demonstrations since the 1979 Islamic Revolut

    Wednesday, June 17, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 864
  29. INDIA: In Gujarat, Women Create Classrooms for Peace

    In 2002, Gujarat was the site of one of the worst communal riots in India's history, with tensions between majority a

    Tuesday, June 2, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 037
  30. FIJI: Women Sidelined By Military Regime

    Fiji, a multi-racial, multi-cultural country of 300 islands in the South Pacific, has undergone another coup - the fo

    Thursday, April 30, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 967
  31. FIJI: Women Sidelined By Military Regime

    Fiji, a multi-racial, multi-cultural country of 300 islands in the South Pacific, has undergone another coup - the fo

    Thursday, April 30, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 328
  32. SOUTH AFRICA: Political Parties Sidestep Issues Around Violence Against Women

    Despite studies which suggest that as many as one in two women in some parts of South Africa are affected by domestic

    Thursday, April 16, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 815
  33. LIBERIA: Liberia Stresses Need for Female Peacemakers

    For three days and nights 28-year-old Comfort Wilson rode in the back of a pickup truck from her rural village in Lib

    Sunday, March 15, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 929
  34. LIBERIA: An Historic Gathering in Monrovia

    As the world celebrated International Women's Day on March 8, one gathering in particular testified t

    Tuesday, March 10, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 931
  35. MADAGASCAR: Women's Statement on Crisis

    We, members of Vondrona Miralenta ho an'ny Fampandrosoana (VMLF), association working to promote wome

    Friday, February 20, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 898
  36. MADAGASCAR: World YWCA Calls for End to the Violence as Power Struggle in Madagascar Continues

    World YWCA has joined with other women's organisations around the globe to call for end to the violence in Madagascar

    Monday, February 16, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 901
  37. PAKISTAN: Women Beat Unorthodox Paths to Peace

    As high-profile delegations from Pakistan visit India after the launch of a month-long cross-border signature campaig

    Saturday, January 24, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 046
  38. ZIMBABWE: WOZA Leaders in Court Remand for Hearing

    On Thursday, a Bulawayo magistrate set aside a ruling on a case against the leaders of the Women of Z

    Thursday, January 22, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 915
  39. PAKISTAN: The State and Status of Women

    For many years we have been witnessing women being prevented to participate in the electoral process both as voters a

    Thursday, January 22, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 047
  40. BURMA: Women's League of Burma: Statement on the Fifth Congress of the Women's League of Burma

    The Fifth Congress of the Women's League of Burma was held in a liberated area near the Thai-Burma bo

    Tuesday, January 20, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 977
  41. FIJI: YWCA Members Mobilize For Peace

    Members of the Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) in Suva are rallying together to convene a peace vigil to a

    Tuesday, January 6, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 979
  42. Women, Peace and Human Security Quarterly Report: Ensuring Women's Full and Effective Participation in Defining Peace and Human Security

    The UN Security Council Resolution 1325 is an affirmation of the important role of women in conflict prevention and P

    Thursday, January 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 099
  43. Supporting Women in Negotiations: A Model for Elevating their Voices and Reflecting their Agenda in Peace Deals

    Negotiations create foundations for re-establishing peace. Peace accords lay out the terms for halting violence.

    Thursday, January 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 268