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  1. UNITED STATES: Women Relay Experiences of Violence Through Art

    As unrest unfolds in the Middle East, a traveling art exhibition at the Sheldon Museum of Art in Lincoln seems all th

    Thursday, November 29, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 671
  2. SYRIA: Where Are the Missing Brides of Peace? Women Activists Who Protested About Violence in Syria - and Were Dragged off to Jail in their Wedding Dresses

    Marched through the middle a market in Damascus carrying red banners that read 'Stop all military operations in Syria

    Wednesday, November 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 669
  3. ISRAEL/PALESTINE: Women Peace Activists Demand an End to Attacks in Gaza and Israel

    MADRE, an international women's human rights organization, condemns the growing violence that has killed at least 18

    Friday, November 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 649
  4. ISRAEL: Women Arrested at Western Wall While 'Praying for Peace in the South'

    Six women were arrested at the Western Wall on Thursday for wearing prayer shawls during services in a manner that ha

    Thursday, November 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 641
  5. PALESTINE: PCHR Condemns the Attacks on Peaceful Assemblies in Gaza and Hebron

    The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) strongly condemns the Palestinian female police's violent dispersal of

    Thursday, November 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 647
  6. SYRIA: What Assad Doesn't Want You to Hear: Syrian Women's Voices

    It's been nearly two years since Syria's dictator Bashar al Assad began his brutal assault on hundreds of thousands o

    Tuesday, November 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 642
  7. PALESTINE: Palestinian Women Take Business into their Own Hands

    Abeer Abu Ghaith, a poised young woman overflowing with optimism, works tirelessly to help Palestinian women achieve

    Tuesday, November 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 653
  8. PALESTINE: Young Palestinian Activists Carry Out Their Role in Bringing About Peace

    In the offices of the General Union of Palestinian Women –a bastion for older-generation prominent women politi

    Monday, November 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 601
  9. KASHMIR: Healing the Wounds of Kashmir's Forgotten Other Half

    A conference on Peace and Justice for Kashmiri Women in Srinagar [ Images ] recently brought together representatives

    Saturday, November 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 605
  10. SYRIA: Syrian Women Convene in Cairo for Peace Initiative

    Forty-four Syrian women from different civil society organizations and young independent activists convened in Cairo

    Friday, November 2, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 615
  11. MYANMAR: Forging a New Path: Women at the Peace Tables in Myanmar

    Mi Kun Chan Non, a representative of the Mon Women's Organization, and one of the only two female observers of the Mo

    Wednesday, October 31, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 588
  12. PAKISTAN: PTI Women Hold Rally Against Drone Attacks

    The protesting female workers led by PTI leader Aysha Gulalay Wazir were holding placards and banners inscribed with

    Wednesday, October 24, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 561
  13. INDONESIA: Interfaith Women's Peacemaking in Indonesia

    Based in Ambon, the provincial capital of Maluku and the site of the most severe violence between Christians and Musl

    Wednesday, October 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 552
  14. PALESTINE: All-Female Ticket Aims to Be Heard, if Not Seen

    The faces of five men in business suits and one woman in a white head scarf beam under the slogan “Modern Hebro

    Sunday, October 14, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 570
  15. PHILIPPINES: Women and Peace Advocates Laud and Celebrate Historic Framework Agreement

    WE Act 1325 wishes to be counted among the many civil society organizations and other stakeholders who celebrate the

    Wednesday, October 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 496
  16. PHILIPPINES: Philippine Government and Moro Islamic Liberation Front Reach Historic Peace Agreement

    The conflict in Mindanao has by some estimates cost the lives of at least 120,000 people since the 1970s and displace

    Sunday, October 7, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 488
  17. GEORGIA: IWPR Caucasus Builds Women's Rights Reporting Network

    Journalists, bloggers and civil activists from Abkhazia and South Ossetia had a rare opportunity to meet their Georgi

    Thursday, October 4, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 475
  18. IRAN: Iran Women to be Watch Guards at Prisons

    The Iranian government and police have begun positioning women as watch guards at female prisons across the country a

    Saturday, September 22, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 411
  19. BURMA/MYANMAR: Ban Hails Aung San Suu Kyi's Role in Myanmar's Reconciliation, Reaffirms UN Support

    “We have great expectations and hope that she will lead this path of reconciliation and greater participatory d

    Friday, September 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 422
  20. GEORGIA: European Jumbo of Women's Political Participation

    On October 1st parliamentary elections will be held in Georgia.

    Thursday, September 20, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 418
  21. PALESTINE: All-Female Party to Run in Palestinian Elections

    A new group running for municipal elections in Hebron is offering residents an alternative to politics as usual in th

    Sunday, September 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 362
  22. ISRAEL/PALESTINE: Israeli and Palestinian Women Launch Joint Arts and Crafts Businesses in Effort to Promote Reconciliation, Peace

    As the sun set over Jerusalem, about one hundred women milled around tables covered with hand-made crafts.

    Saturday, September 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 367
  23. IRAQ: Women Organization Helped Bring Down Trafficking Chain in Iraq

    Security forces in Iraq have arrested Eman ”Dakhiliya”, who run one of the worse trafficking chains in Ba

    Thursday, September 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 361
  24. ISRAEL: Israeli Women Fight Orthodox Curbs


    Thursday, September 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 328
  25. IRAN: Iran Attacking Women, Attempt to Weaken Feminist Movement: Ebadi

    Nobel Peace Laureate Shirin Ebadi issued a letter to the United Nations Women Executive Director, Michelle Bachelet,

    Thursday, August 23, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 307
  26. GEORGIA: Women's Peace Initiative in Gori

    In the beginning of August, a memorial evening was held in Gori, a city in eastern Georgia, to commemorate the annive

    Tuesday, August 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 310
  27. LEBANON: Lebanese Advocates ABAAD Partner with Men for Gender Equality

    A new Lebanon based human rights and equality initiative is now partnering with men to reach the goal as advocates fo

    Friday, August 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 306
  28. SOUTH ASIA: Role Models for Peace

    “The daily toil and toll of keeping and making peace can challenge even the most persevering among us,” S

    Thursday, August 2, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 266
  29. KURDISTAN: First Impressions From Women Delegates to North Kurdistan

    “More and more women are becoming politically active and so the number of women in prison is rising too.”

    Tuesday, July 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 368
  30. LEBANON: Lebanese Protests Against Violence Near the Syrian Border

    The situation in northern Lebanon has made a turn for the worse during the last couple of weeks, after several outbre

    Friday, June 29, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 192
  31. PHILIPPINES: Women Protesters use Bananas to Press for Arms Trade Curbs

    Women members of civil society groups clad in black shirts and holding bananas staged a protest-rally in front of the

    Monday, June 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 135
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  33. PAKISTAN: Peace Activist Mossarat Qadeem Enlists Mothers to Fight Terrorism in Pakistan

    Her phone rang at 9 p.m. “Can you come tonight? He's home.” The voice was anxious.

    Sunday, May 27, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 087
  34. AFGHANISTAN: At NATO Summit on Afghanistan, Few Women's Voices Heard

    With the US and NATO planning the departure of their forces from Afghanistan by December 2014, some Afghan women and

    Sunday, May 20, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 056
  35. PAKISTAN: Pakistani Women Unite to Battle Religious Extremism

    Sameena Imtiaz, a soft-spoken, educated Pakistani social worker, operates in the midst of U.S.

    Monday, April 30, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 030
  36. NEPAL/PHILIPPINES: Nepal Officials Visit Kalinga to Share Peace Plans

    Three Nepalese officials visited Kalinga to share their country's peace and security situation and its impact on wome

    Thursday, April 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 038
  37. ISRAEL: OPINION: What's Going On With Women in Israel?

    Today, a full-page advertisement supporting the New Israel Fund will appear in the New York Times.

    Wednesday, April 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 001
  38. AFGHANISTAN: OPINION: A Precarious Crossroads for Afghan Women

    The once remarkable gains in protecting and promoting equality between women and men in Afghanistan are now facing th

    Friday, April 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 980
  39. Cease-Fire a Sign of Hope for Syrian Refugees?

    Promising news as a United Nations-brokered truce brings a day of relative calm to Syria after weeks of escalating vi

    Thursday, April 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 109
  40. USA: Our Commitment to Afghan Women

    Over the course of a decade and through the administrations of two presidents of different political parties, the Uni

    Tuesday, April 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 959
  41. AFGHANISTAN: Jail May Await Afghan Women Fleeing Abuse, Rape

    For Afghan women, the act of fleeing domestic abuse, forced prostitution or even being stabbed repeatedly with a scre

    Wednesday, March 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 949
  42. INDONESIA: Women in Indonesia Building Peace Side By Side

    Indonesian women are still struggling to have their voices heard as part of mediation efforts in trouble spots and co

    Monday, March 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 948
  43. AFGHANISTAN: Women on Afghan Peace Council Complain of Being Sidelined

    KABUL: Women members of an Afghan government council charged with seeking reconciliation with the Taliban have been s

    Friday, March 23, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 914
  44. ISRAEL: Close Encounters of the Unwanted Kind

    "At the demonstration today in Kafr a-Dik, I noticed looks and finger-pointing from the shabab (nickname for you

    Monday, March 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 917
  45. SOUTH ASIA: Female Politicians Detail Their Struggles

    Around the world, political power still comes with a price for women who seek it.

    Monday, March 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 919
  46. MIDDLE EAST: Women Take Key Leadership Role in Arab Spring

    As the Arab Spring is reshaping social and political structures across the Middle East region, a Nobel Peace Prize-wi

    Thursday, March 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 907
  47. MIDDLE EAST: OPINION: A Warning for Women of the Arab Spring

    I do not agree with the phrase "Arab Spring." The overthrow of dictatorships is not sufficient in itself.

    Wednesday, March 14, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 898
  48. MYANMAR: Karen Groups Cautious on Peace Initiative

    Karen representatives and international groups have expressed caution over recent peace efforts in Myanmar, appealing

    Monday, March 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 874
  49. OPT: The Slow Turn Toward Palestinian Non-Violence

    Sami A

    Tuesday, February 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 836
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