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  1. INTERNATIONAL: UN: We Need Women Peacekeepers To Obtain Peace

    Obtaining stability and security in conflict zones could be as simple as getting more women involved in the peace pro

    Wednesday, June 11, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 353
  2. 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
  3. EL SALVADOR: Corrected-Can Women Boost El Salvador's Fragile Gang Truce?

    With El Salvador's gang truce teetering on the brink, it's high time to get women involved in any peace negotiations

    Wednesday, January 15, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 192
  4. SYRIA: Syrian activists say women must not be sidelined at peace talks

    GENEVA - Syrian activists said Monday that the voice of women from the war-ravaged nation must not be sidelined at pe

    Monday, January 13, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 194
  5. INTERNATIONAL: End Sexual Violence In War Zones

    Half a million women were raped during the Rwandan genocide.

    Monday, October 14, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 110
  6. PAKISTAN: Pakistan India talks: Delhi Policy Group Chief Sees Hope for Peace Process

    Civil society activists in India are hopeful the government led by Nawaz Sharif will work towards improving ties with

    Tuesday, June 11, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 984
  7. SRI LANKA: Sri Lankan Activist Conferred Peace Award

    The first Didi Nirmala Deshpande South Asian Peace and Justice Award for 2013 has been conferred on Sunila Abeysekera

    Saturday, May 25, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 966
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. BURMA: Women's League of Burma Urges All Parties to Work Together Towards Genuine and Long-lasting Peace in Burma

    Women's League of Burma (WLB) calls for U Thein Sein Government to implement a nation-wide ceasefire, which was annou

    Tuesday, February 14, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 831
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  12. USA: Clinton Says U.S. to Help Women Broker Peace

    The United States hopes to prevent and defuse conflicts by getting more women seated at negotiating tables around the

    Tuesday, December 20, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 582
  13. SOUTH ASIA: Nepal's PLA: From Guerillas to Motherhood

    KATHMANDU, NEPAL (Catholic Online) - Attracted to the Army by promises of equality and justice during the decade of c

    Monday, December 12, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 518
  14. INTERNATIONAL: Women Without Borders:

    Women Without Borders is an international organization that works to research, advocate and lobby globally for women.

    Monday, December 12, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 519
  15. INTERNATIONAL: Alfred Nobel's Legacy to Women

    On Saturday I was in Oslo with two of my sisters from Africa, Leymah Gbowee and Tawakkol Karman, to receive the Nobel

    Monday, December 12, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 537
  16. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Women's Message Diluted but Persistant Following Bonn Conference

    Coverage on Afghan women who have traveled the distance to be part of the Bonn Conference in Germany this week did sh

    Thursday, December 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 507
  17. AFGHANISTAN: Support Afghan Women

    IMPORTANT talks are coming up where discussions about the peace of Afghanistan will take place.

    Wednesday, November 30, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 476
  18. INTERNATIONAL: UNESCO Awards Peace Hero Defenders – Anarkali Honaryar & Khaled Abu Awwad

    United Nations: An Afghan women's rights campaigner and a Palestinian peace activist are the winners of a United Nati

    Tuesday, November 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 470
  19. INTERNATIONAL: Women Participation in Peace, Security Issues

    UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday called for the involvement of more women in conflict prevention and mediat

    Saturday, October 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 379
  20. INTERNATIONAL: 'Mighty be our Powers' Peaceful Women and the Global South

    The significance of the decision to award the Nobel Peace Prize to three women from the global south extends way beyo

    Monday, October 10, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 538
  21. INTERNATIONAL: UN Official Stresses Need for Empowerment and Political Participation of Women

    The head of the United Nation entity tasked with promoting gender equality today reiterated that economic empowerment

    Saturday, June 11, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 913
  22. HAITI: Women Turn Spotlight on Haiti's Silent Rape Epidemic

    Some 14 months after Haiti's earthquake, activists say there is an ongoing epidemic of rape and gender-based violence

    Tuesday, March 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 479
  23. INTERNATIONAL: Security Council Discovers Linkages Between Poverty and Peace

    Better late than never: Following this axiom, the UN Security Council which normally debates country-specific and war

    Saturday, February 12, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 247
  24. UNITED STATES: United States Institute of Peace Elevates Gender Initiative to Center of Innovation

    The United States Institute of Peace (USIP) announced today that its initiative on gender and peacebuilding is now be

    Tuesday, January 18, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 041
  25. 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
  26. INTERNATIONAL: The "X" Factor: Reintegrating Female Combatants

    The participation of women in organized violence, from guerilla movements to terrorism is a problematic and under-res

    Tuesday, October 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 330
  27. PHILIPPINES: Ex-Nuns Lead Peace Corps Monitoring Govt-MILF Ceasefire

    Two former Catholic nuns will lead a 15-woman peace corps that will monitor a ceasefire between government and the Mo

    Wednesday, October 6, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 293
  28. PHILIPPINES: All-Women Peacekeepers Pledge 24/7 Protection

    Thirty members of the All-Women Corps in the Civilian Protection Component of the International Monitoring Team (IMT)

    Tuesday, October 5, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 282
  29. PHILIPPINES: Launch of Women Corps in Mindanao's Peace Process a Breakthrough - Peace Group

    The Mindanao Peoples' Caucus (MPC), a Davao City-based peace advocacy group, considered Monday's launching of the wom

    Monday, October 4, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 264