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  3. SYRIA: Syria Peace Talks: Bitter Exchanges Mark First Day Of Negotiations

    GENEVA (AP) — The leader of Syria's Western-backed opposition said Thursday he will give his negotiating team t

    Friday, January 24, 2014
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  4. COLOMBIA: Guerrilla Girls of the FARC-EP: Making War, Peace, and History

    If regular armies are generally a man's world, guerrillas and insurgent forces are just the contrary.

    Friday, January 17, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 204
  5. 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
  6. SYRIA: Syrian Women Demand Voice at Peace Talks

    A proper democracy cannot be established without the participation of women.

    Wednesday, January 15, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 198
  7. COLOMBIA: Colombia's Peace Process: Implications for Displaced Populations Are Overlooked

    Media coverage of the Colombian peace process has focused on the politics surrounding the talks in Havana.

    Thursday, August 15, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 050
  8. 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
  9. BANGLADESH: Bangladesh Parliament Amends War Crime Law to Challenge Sentence

    Bangladesh's parliament has amended a law allowing the state to appeal against the life sentence given to an oppositi

    Sunday, February 17, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 824
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. GUATEMALA: Goldcorp on Trial First Ever People's Health Tribunal Shows Commonalities Throughout Mesoamerica

    “A few years ago, our people, the people you can see around you, we began to realize what was happening,”

    Monday, September 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 323
  18. ISRAEL: Israeli Women Fight Orthodox Curbs


    Thursday, September 6, 2012
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  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. INTERNATIONAL: Why Women Are a Foreign Policy Issue

    The most pressing global problems simply won't be solved without the participation of women. Seriously, guys.

    Thursday, April 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 029
  23. AMERICAS: Putting Women on the Agenda in Cartagena

    It's the Americas' largest reunion.

    Tuesday, April 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 000
  24. 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
  25. MALI: Senior UN Official Condemns 'Alarming' Reports of Sexual Violence in Mali

    A senior United Nations official today strongly condemned the reported acts of sexual violence committed against Mali

    Tuesday, April 10, 2012
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  26. 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
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  27. KURDISTAN: The Women of the Peshmarga: Fighting for a Kurdish Homeland

    Nahid Hoseini and Golaleh Kamangar, two exiled Kurdish women fighting for their homeland.

    Monday, October 10, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 461
  28. PAKISTAN: Women's Caravan for Ending Gender Discrimination

    The caravan has been organised by ActionAid Pakistan and PODA (Potohar Organization for Development Advocacy) to mark

    Wednesday, May 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 822
  29. IRAN: Release Women's Rights Activists

    Iranian judicial authorities should immediately release two recently detained women's rights activists, the Internati

    Tuesday, May 24, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 816
  30. IRAN: Iranian Schoolgirls Condemn Saudi Regime's Brutal Crimes in Bahrain

    Large numbers of Iranian schoolgirls staged a rally in front of the Saudi embassy in Tehran on Tuesday to protest at

    Tuesday, May 3, 2011
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  31. IRAN: Iran Women Protest Bahrain Crackdown

    Iranian women will take to the streets in a show of solidarity with Bahraini women who are continually falling victim

    Thursday, April 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 654
  32. LEBANON: Civil Society Mobilised for Equal Rights

    On 20 March, the day before the Mother's Day holiday in Lebanon, 30,000 people of all ages took the streets of Beirut

    Wednesday, April 6, 2011
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  33. MIDDLE EAST: Citizen Empowerment, Governance Key for Middle East - Zoellick

    The crisis engulfing the Middle East and North Africa shows that greater citizen participation and better governance

    Wednesday, April 6, 2011
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  36. INTERNATIONAL: The Power Of Investing In Women

    Women-led philanthropic organizations are finding effective ways of investing in the world's female population.

    Monday, March 28, 2011
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  37. SAUDI ARABIA: Saudi Women Inspired by Fall of Mubarak Step Up Equality Demand

    Activists among Saudi Arabia's women, who can't drive or vote and need male approval to work and travel, are turning

    Monday, March 28, 2011
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  39. IRAQ: Iraqi Women Come Together Fighting Violence Against Women

    The Ministry of State for Women Affairs agreed on Thursday with the Ministries of Health, Labor and Interior and the

    Thursday, March 24, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 459
  40. INDONESIA: Men's Group Takes Up Fight for Women's Rights

    A men's organization advocating gender equality was launched in Jakarta on Thursday, giving women an unlikely ally in

    Friday, March 18, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 445
  41. NEPAL: Boys Speak on Household Gender Roles

    While it's been common for women to be fighting for gender equality and to be advocating for change in Nepal's patria

    Thursday, March 17, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 443
  42. SOUTH AMERICA: Women's Day Events Focus on Violence, Poverty

    South Americans celebrated International Women's Day on March 8, the holiday's 100th anniversary, with actions callin

    Tuesday, March 15, 2011
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  43. IRAN: Women Fight For Rights In Iran

    In remarks commemorating the 100th anniversary of International Women's Day, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton took

    Monday, March 14, 2011
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  44. OCCUPIED PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES: Palestinian Women Call for Justice on International Women's Day

    All across the occupied Palestinian territories, women took to the streets on Tuesday in commemoration of the 100th a

    Wednesday, March 9, 2011
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  46. MIDDLE EAST/NORTHERN AFRICA: Arab Women: This Time, the Revolution Won't Leave us Behind

    Arab women were integral players in the post-colonial revolutions in Egypt, Tunisia, and Algeria, but soon lost groun

    Tuesday, March 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 393
  47. NEPAL: Unite for Peace, PM Tells Women

    Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal today appealed to all women to unite for peace and constitution.

    Tuesday, March 8, 2011
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  48. PAKISTAN: Govt Committed to Empower Women, Girls: Sharmila

    Pakistan People's Party (PPP) Women Wing Sindh Information Secretary Ms Sharmila Farooqui left here on Sunday for the

    Monday, March 7, 2011
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  49. MIDDLE EAST: Arab Women Say Unrest in Region Is Creating Opportunity for Equal Rights

    Azza Kamel, a women's rights advocate in Egypt, said the popular uprisings in her country and its neighbors are creat

    Friday, March 4, 2011
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  50. AFRICA: Shining a Light on Women's Rights

    How does a woman challenge deeply entrenched cultural practices to convince her husband, her brother or father that s

    Thursday, March 3, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 375

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