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  1. UGANDA: Women can be Used to Fight Corruption in Uganda

    There has been a lot of public outcry over corruption in Uganda and Africa as a continent.

    Wednesday, December 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 925
  2. SUDAN: Human Rights Activist Detained for Organising Women's Rights Meeting

    The "No to Oppressing Women" Initiative, which focuses on the rights of Sudanese women, was preparing to ho

    Tuesday, December 21, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 981
  3. ZIMBABWE: Women's Coalition to Block Mugabe's 2011 Elections

    Women in Zimbabwe have come out strongly against the idea of holding elections in 2011, saying that a full implementa

    Friday, December 17, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 856
  4. SOMALIA: A Colourful Culmination of the 16 Days Campaign

    Galkayo (RBC Radio):- THE curtain fell in style 10th December 2010 on the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Vi

    Monday, December 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 801
  5. NAMIBIA: Women Making Inroads in NDF

    Good gender representation in the Namibian Defence Force (NDF) offers opportunity to women to empower themselves thro

    Monday, December 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 833
  6. ZIMBABWE: Investigate Rape Crimes: Civic Groups

    As calls for an early election grow louder, the country's civic society groups want government to launch a countrywid

    Sunday, December 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 832
  7. SUDAN: Activities Promoting Women's Rights in Nyala

    UNAMID, in collaboration with the South Darfur Legislature and the State Committee for Combating Violence Against Wom

    Thursday, December 9, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 772
  8. ZIMBABWE: Gender Equality a Right

    Deputy Prime Minister Thokozani Khupe has told women in South Africa that equality between men and women was a human

    Sunday, November 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 643
  9. ZIMBABWE: Let's Unite to End Domestic Violence

    As Zimbabwe joins the rest of the world in commemorating the 16-days of activism against gender violence which begin

    Wednesday, November 24, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 645
  10. EAST AFRICA/TANZANIA: Tanzania's First Female Speaker: Celebrating Gender Equality?

    Tanzania has been trying to come to terms with its dismal election performance in respect to the quantity of women el

    Thursday, November 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 606
  11. NIGERIA: 100 Women And the Beijing Train

    In 1996, the British Council sponsored a resource person Ms.

    Thursday, November 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 607
  12. SUDAN: UN: Crunch Time for War, Peace or Chaos in Sudan

    United Nations -- With barely 55 days left until a referendum on independence for southern Sudan, the U.N.

    Wednesday, November 17, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 590
  13. UGANDA: What Women Want to Be Addressed by Year 2016

    The Women's Movement spearheaded by the Forum for Women in Democracy (FOWODE) recently launched the Uganda Women's Ag

    Wednesday, November 10, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 492
  14. AFRICA: Women Human Rights Defenders Adopt Banjul Declaration

    Women human rights defenders meeting in Banjul as a prelude to the 48th Ordinary session of the African Centre for De

    Tuesday, November 9, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 560
  15. AFRICA: The African Women's Development Fund (AWDF) Celebrates its 10th Anniversary in Accra, Ghana, November 11th – 12th

    In June 2000, the African Women's Development Fund (AWDF) was launched through the efforts of its co-founders, Joana

    Tuesday, November 9, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 565
  16. SOMALIA: Defying Risks and Extremist Agenda, Somali Women Create Peace Movement

    NAIROBI, Kenya -- Last week two girls, aged 14 and 18, were shot in a public execution in Somalia after the extremist

    Wednesday, November 3, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 688
  17. AFRICA: Realizing Human Rights - A Key to Achieving Sustainable Peace

    Representatives of embassies of AU member states, Regional Economic Communities, UN agencies, educational institution

    Friday, October 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 418
  18. KENYA: Women and Children Bear Brunt of Conflict

    This year's United Nations report on State of World Population 2010 shows that women and children suffer most in conf

    Thursday, October 21, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 432
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  20. DRC: Congolese Rape Victims March Against Sexual Violence

    Many of Congo's rape survivors took to the streets Sunday to speak out against sexual violence in a country where it

    Monday, October 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 370
  21. GHANA: Bawku Women and Youth Hold Peace Forum

    Mr Mark Woyongo, Upper East Regional Minister, at the weekend said it was government's desire to see peace maintained

    Monday, October 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 390
  22. AFRICA: African Women Church Leaders from Eastern and Southern Africa Meet to Tackle Gender-Based Violence and HIV/AIDS

    From 5th to 7th October 2010, over seventy (70) African Women Church Leaders from 12 Countries of Angola, Botswana, E

    Friday, October 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 373
  23. LIBERIA: Liberian Women Launch Coalition

    In an effort to build a new Liberia to complement Government's development program, the women of Liberia yesterday la

    Thursday, October 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 354
  24. SUDAN: Women's Rights at the Crossroads

    Two Sudanese Women's Rights Activists spoke about the challenges of civil society in Sudan, and their commitment to c

    Thursday, October 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 364
  25. SOMALIA: Let Her Keep Her Citizenship

    CITIZENSHIP is important as it is also an identity.

    Monday, October 11, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 362
  26. SUDAN:

    “We, the women of Darfur, have united to heal the wounds. We have built our power.

    Thursday, October 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 363
  27. African Women Writing Resistance

    African women are too often presented in scholarly and media accounts as passive, pathetic victims of harsh circumsta

    Thursday, September 23, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 941
  28. GAMBIA: Gambian Vice-President Women Involved in Peace Process

    Isatou Njie-Saidy, Gambian Vice-President, on Friday outlined the progress made by the West African nation towards im

    Saturday, September 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 165
  29. SIERRA LEONE: 'No Threat to Peace' - EED's Shecku Mansaray

    The German Protestant Church Development Service (EED) in collaboration with the Association for Development Cooperat

    Thursday, September 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 138
  30. NIGERIA: Of Politics and Sex Strikes

    Are sex strikes slowly but surely becoming a new form of political strategy?

    Friday, September 10, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 097
  31. UGANDA: Women Develop 2011 Manifesto

    Women activists have developed a manifesto through which they will inform political parties and stakeholders about ge

    Wednesday, September 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 999
  32. ETHIOPIA: Youth, Women Leagues Expected to Join EPRDF Leadership

    Structural change is expected within the ruling Ethiopian Peoples' Revolutionary Democratic Front's (EPRDF) top leade

    Tuesday, August 31, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 983
  33. Gender-Sensitivity and Gender-Blindness in Conflict Early Warning Systems – with a Case Study on the Niger Delta Region (Nigeria)

    Since the World Conference on Women in 1995 the issue women and violent conflict isone major focal point of the inter

    Thursday, August 19, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 938
  34. SOUTH SUDAN: Parliamentarians Receive Gender training

    Newly elected members of parliament from Western Equatoria State Legislative Assembly in Southern Sudan took part tod

    Thursday, August 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 938
  35. SOUTH SUDAN: Work hard for your quarter, women urged

    JUBA - Col.

    Monday, August 9, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 887
  36. SUDAN: Women's Peace Conference Underway in Juba, Sudan

    This week, 66 women from some of Sudan's diverse and volatile regions are in Juba for a conference called “Path

    Tuesday, July 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 677
  37. SUDAN: The African Union Summit and the Future of Sudan

    The African Union has declared 2010 the Year of Peace and Security in Africa, and will soon launch the African Decade

    Wednesday, July 21, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 620
  38. RWANDA: Military Academy Delegation Briefed on the Role of Women in Sustaining Peace in Rwanda

    A seven-person delegation from the West Point military academy in the United States visited the UN office in Kigali,

    Wednesday, July 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 560
  39. DRC: Congo's Feminist Fight

    The road from the Rwanda-Congo border to Bukavu—a war-torn city on the southeastern edge of Lake Kivu—was

    Thursday, July 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 478
  40. Engendering Peace Process in Africa: FAS Annual Report 2010

    Sunday, June 27, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 100
  41. RWANDA: Women Commend Kagame On Dev't

    President Paul Kagame has promoted all Rwandans and given each one a platform to showcase their ability, a move that

    Monday, May 17, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 095
  42. DRC: Lisa Shannon is Running to Save African Women's Lives

    Lisa Shannon has run 30 miles straight, alone, on a steep and forested Portland trail.

    Monday, May 17, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 096
  43. RWANDA: Gender and Women Promotion Achievements Inspiring

    ONE million women, countrywide, will today be marching to highlight the achievements recorded in the areas of gender

    Sunday, May 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 082
  44. SOMALIA: Amanda Lindhout Starts Foundation for Women in Somalia

    An Alberta woman who was held hostage for more than 15 months in Somalia has started a foundation to send women in th

    Friday, May 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 100
  45. SUDAN: Sudan Legislator Says Women Seek More Democratic Reforms

    A leading member of the women's group of the Rumbek State legislature in southern Sudan says there was a large turnou

    Sunday, April 25, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 117
  46. UGANDA: Fresh Concerns About Women in Captivity

    The fate of thousands of women and girls held as sex slaves and child soldiers by Uganda's Lords Resistance Army rebe

    Tuesday, April 20, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 024
  47. SUDAN: Sudan Elections Flawed, but a First Step, Observers Say

    Sudan's first multiparty elections in 24 years, which wrapped up earlier this week, fell short of international stand

    Sunday, April 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 997
  48. PSC Open Session on Women and Children in Armed Conflicts

    This report, submitted to the African Union (AU) Peace and Security Council (PSC) on the status of Women and Children

    Tuesday, March 30, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 773
  49. SOMALIA: Somalis in Rare March Against al-Shabab Militants

    Hundreds of Somalis have marched through the streets of Mogadishu, protesting against al-Shabab militants.

    Monday, March 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 783
  50. KENYA: Women Peacemakers in Country

    Thirty-five women, including some involved in the Kenya post-election crisis peace process in 2008, will meet next we

    Wednesday, March 24, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 792

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