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  1. WORKING DRAFT RESEARCH AND POLICY BRIEF: Countering Boko Haram? Incorporate the Women, Peace and Security Agenda

    This paper provides an analysis on how to deal with Boko Haram by utilizing the Women, Peace and Security (WPS) Agend

    Wednesday, June 11, 2014
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 905
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. SOUTH SUDAN: Workshop on women's role in conflict resolution in Wau

    The Western Bahr el Ghazal State government in collaboration with the United Nations Mission in South Sudan organized

    Friday, May 9, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 320
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. UGANDA: Ugandan Parliament adopts Resolution to Address Needs of War-Affected Women

    Years of advocacy by women's rights groups including those monitoring justice for women with disabilities in northern

    Wednesday, April 23, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 286
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  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. 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
  14. 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
  15. NIGERIA: Launch of the National Action Plan on United Nations Security Council Resolution

    By the launch of the National Action Plan on United Nations Security Council Resolution (UNSCR 1325) in Abuja Tuesday

    Wednesday, August 28, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 057
  16. RWANDA: USAID Recommits to Women Empowerment

    There is need to invest in women's empowerment and leadership in order for countries to achieve sustainable developme

    Wednesday, July 24, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 022
  17. WESTERN SAHARA: In Western Sahara, Women Play Large Role in Forgotten Struggle for Independence

    As dusk enveloped the salmon-pink houses of this capital city, the brightly colored robes of women stood out in a mas

    Sunday, July 7, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 998
  18. BRIEF: Democracy, Like Revolution, is Unattainable Without Women

    Summary

    Friday, June 28, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 820
  19. FRAMEWORK FOR HOPE: UN Envoy Tells Security Council There is 'Renewed Opportunity' for DR Congo Peace Efforts

    There are encouraging signs that the new push for peace in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) can succeed, Ma

    Tuesday, May 7, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 806
  20. MALI: Resolution 1325 and the Need to Empower Malian Women

    Since the beginning of January 2012, an insurgent group has been fighting with the Mali government for the independen

    Tuesday, April 9, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 924
  21. MENA REGION: Women Unionists of the Arab Spring Battle Two Foes: Sexism and Neoliberalism

    This year's World Social Forum, a transnational gathering of social activists, took place in Tunis, a city bubbling w

    Tuesday, April 2, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 917
  22. WESTERN SAHARA: President of Republic Describes As 'Shameful Act' Recent Aggression on Saharawi Women in Occupied El Aaiun

    The President of the Republic and Secretary General of the Frente POLISARIO Mr.

    Saturday, March 30, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 888
  23. LIBYA: Libya Urged to Adopt UN Report on Violence Against Women

    Several Libyan organisations fighting for women's rights held a demo on Thursday morning against deteriorating human

    Monday, March 25, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 873
  24. SUDAN / SOUTH SUDAN: Women as Peacemakers in Sudan and South Sudan

    When Sudanese President Omar Bashir and South Sudanese President Salva Kiir signed a series of agreements on Septembe

    Monday, February 11, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 799
  25. SUDAN: Role of Women in Peace, Political Process Focus on Darfur-Wide Forums

    A series of workshops on women's participation in the Darfur Peace Process were organized throughout Darfur by the Af

    Wednesday, February 6, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 787
  26. DRC: Women Demand Inclusion in DRC Talks

    A group of women from North Kivu in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have demanded to be involved in the on-goi

    Friday, February 1, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 777
  27. SUDAN: Women in Sudan and South Sudan Come Together to Promote Peace

    Concerned over the stand-off in the implementation of the different political and socio- economic agreements that wer

    Saturday, January 26, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 760
  28. WESTERN SAHARA: Inside disputed Western Sahara

    "Duck down and put your head below the window," says Hamid as we pass a military outpost in southern Laayou

    Thursday, January 3, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 702
  29. DRC: Women Seek Peace

    The conflict in the Eastern DR Congo provinces of North and South Kivu between the Kinshasa government and the M23 mo

    Friday, December 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 706
  30. DRC: Bring Women Into Peace Talks - Diop

    It's a country the size of all of western Europe, with enormous mineral riches that enable the artifacts of modern li

    Sunday, December 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 691
  31. SOMALILAND: EMU Peace Profs Go to Women in Somaliland

    Six of the women who planned to study at (EMU) in the summer of 2012 in the brand-new Women's Peacebuilding Leadershi

    Monday, November 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 660
  32. LIBERIA: Women Groups Want to Drive Peace & Reconciliation Process - Ask for 50 Percent Increase in Leadership Positions

    A 22-member Women's Interest Group on November 22 presented a communiqué calling on President Ellen Johnson Si

    Monday, November 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 662
  33. AFRICA: Project rescues child soldiers

    Though only 25, Cassandra Basnett has already made a significant impact for good on the world.

    Saturday, November 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 629
  34. MALI: Women of Mali call for increased protection and involvement in resolving the conflict

    “This occupation is the cruelest one that the Malian people have had to undergo, nowadays women are deprived of

    Tuesday, November 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 620
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  36. RWANDA: More Women Deliver in Hospitals

    About 70 per cent of Rwandan women deliver under the supervision of a professional medical practitioner, an official

    Saturday, October 27, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 579
  37. SOUTHERN AFRICA: Implementing Peace and Security Architecture (II): Southern Africa

    The last part of Africa to be decolonised, the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region, remains one of t

    Tuesday, October 23, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 745
  38. SOMALIA: Somalia's Fierce Daughter

    Relaxing in the beige-toned lobby of the Empire Hotel in Manhattan, a world away from her native Somalia, Dr.

    Sunday, October 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 550
  39. AFRICA: Women's Political Participation and Economic Empowerment in Post-conflict Countries

    One of the positive results of peace processes and political transitions in the Great Lakes region in Africa during t

    Tuesday, October 9, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 713
  40. DRC: Meet Congolese youth activist Natasha Makengo

    Natasha Makengo manages to embody that dream combination of scientific knowledge, artistic skill and natural communic

    Thursday, October 4, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 460
  41. WEST AFRICA: Women Training on Peace Building, Conflict Mediation Underway

    The West Africa Network of Peace building (WANEP) Tuesday commenced a three-day training on 'Peace building and confl

    Wednesday, October 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 438
  42. LIBERIA: Ellen Discusses Liberian Women's Involvement in Peacemaking

    "Women continue to play a major role in the efforts for peace.

    Monday, October 1, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 432
  43. SOMALIA: Somali women look to brighter future after decades of hardship

    The conflict that Somalia endured for more than 20 years took a heavy toll on the women of the country who now look t

    Monday, October 1, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 435
  44. SOMALIA: Nansen Refugee Award Presented to Somali Winner 'Mama' Hawa

    UN High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres on Monday night presented the Nansen Refugee Award to Somal

    Monday, October 1, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 436
  45. AFRICA: Viewpoint: Are Africa's women on the rise?

    The past 12 months have seen a series of notable successes for African women - with two Nobel Peace prizes, a second

    Tuesday, September 25, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 419
  46. SOMALIA: Peace-building programme for women launched in Puntland

    African Development Solutions (ADESO) has launched a project for more than 300 women in the Puntland region of Somali

    Wednesday, September 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 385
  47. SOMALIA: Prize for Somali Woman Whose Life Work has Focused on Empowering Women

    Hawa Aden Mohamed watched the young women in blue and red shawls as their hands fluttered busily over clacking sewing

    Tuesday, September 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 370
  48. EAST AFRICA: Coast Region Conflicts Threaten Achievement of 'Vision 2030'

    With the emergence of conflicts following the 2007 post election violence, it is unlikely that Kenya will attain the

    Friday, September 14, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 365
  49. SUDAN: The Call Of Sudanese Women Human Rights Defenders

    Tahany Hassan, a 17-year-old high school female student was shot in the head and killed on 31 July by the Sudanese po

    Friday, September 14, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 374
  50. SIERRA LEONE: Women Situation Room for Launch Sept. 21

    The Women Situation Room WSR, with the theme "Peace in our Hands" will be officially launched by President

    Monday, September 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 333

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