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  1. UNITED STATES: Ending Sexual Violence in Conflict: Turning Commitment into Action

    Time and again, we hear horrific accounts of violence perpetrated against women in conflicts around the world.

    Monday, June 23, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 404
  2. UNITED STATES: Hilary Rodham Clinton Awards at Georgetown University

    On February 25, Georgetown University will host former Secretary of State and likely 2016 presidential candidate Hill

    Monday, February 24, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 269
  3. CANADA:National News: NDP Works to End Violence Against Aboriginal Women

    The NDP is joining forces with the Native Women's Association of Canada (NWAC) to urge the Conservative government to

    Thursday, February 13, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 251
  4. UNITED STATES: Black Women's Roundtable Unites a Diverse Group of Women Leaders and Organizations in Support of United Nations Ambassador Susan Rice

    A diverse group of women leaders and organizations have joined forces with the Black Women's Roundtable (BWR) to laun

    Wednesday, November 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 672
  5. UNITED STATES: 'Elders' join UN, Hillary Clinton in Campaign to End Practice of Child Marriage

    A group of international leaders, known as The Elders, on Wednesday joined forces with the US secretary of state and

    Thursday, October 11, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 522
  6. MENA/ UNITED STATES: Women and the Arab Spring, Joint Hearing

    Senator BOXER [presiding]. The hearing will come to order.

    Tuesday, October 9, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 718
  7. UNITED STATES: Are Homeless Women Without Children in the U.S. Last to Get Sssistance?

    With a current population of 812,826 people, the west coast U.S.

    Monday, October 8, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 487
  8. UNITED STATES: US Visas Hit a Ceiling


    Monday, September 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 322
  9. USA: Probe US drone civilian casualties: United Nations

    UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay – who made the remarks at the end of a four-day visit to the

    Friday, June 8, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 119
  10. USA: Report Says Female Farmworkers Suffer Sex Abuse

    Female farmworkers across the United States are commonly sexually harassed and assaulted, in part because their immig

    Wednesday, May 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 047
  11. USA: Comment: Sexual Assault and Trust in the Military

    Barbara Gove served as a Marine at Parris Island and Cherry Point in the mid-nineteen-fifties.

    Wednesday, April 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 999
  12. USA: Military Vows Upgrade in Probing Sex Assaults

    Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen.

    Tuesday, April 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 998
  13. USA: Some Shocked at Opposition to Violence Against Women Act

    Opposition to the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) has some who advocate for victims of domestic abuse scratching th

    Monday, April 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 961
  14. USA: Gwen Moore, Wisconsin Congresswoman, Recounts Her Rape Ordeal In House Floor Speech

    As part of her floor speech pushing to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) on Wednesday, Rep.

    Wednesday, March 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 950
  15. USA: Are Immigrant Women Denied Rights Under Violence Protection Laws?

    When President Obama introduced new legislation to combat domestic violence in October 2011, the U.S.

    Tuesday, December 13, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 662
  16. UNITED STATES: Senate Hearing on Women and Arab Spring Includes Discussion of CEDAW

    The US Senate Foreign Relations Committee held a joint subcommittee hearing on Wednesday on Women and the Arab Spring

    Friday, November 4, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 406
  17. MEXICO: Ciudad Juarez- Women in Leading Edge of Social Violence

    As underlined in the World Health Organization (WHO) report of 2005 on ‘Violence against Women and Achieving th

    Tuesday, December 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 797
  18. USA: US Activist Defends Immigrant Women Against Gender-Based Violence

    Layli Miller-Muro wasn't even out of law school before she helped litigate a case that revolutionized asylum law in t

    Tuesday, September 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 232
  19. US: US Pledges New Funding For UN Peacekeeping In Conflict Zones

    The United States has pledged new funding to help implement U.N.

    Friday, September 24, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 213
  20. USA/INTERNATIONAL: Invest in Women, Invest in the World

    Right now, the largest gathering of world leaders in at least a decade is assembling at the United Nations in New Yor

    Tuesday, September 21, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 192
  21. UNITED STATES: Consent, Not Foreplay Fibs, Should Define Rape

    A Palestinian man was recently convicted of rape by an Israeli court after he had sex with a Jewish woman who believe

    Monday, August 23, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 875
  22. US/AFGHANISTAN: U.S. Supports Women Of Afghanistan

    Afghanistan's transition toward leading its own security efforts must include the rights of Afghan women.

    Monday, August 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 002
  23. USA: Obama Signs Act To Empower Native Americans to Fight Rape (Ms. Magazine blog)

    One in three Native American women will be raped at least once in her lifetime.

    Thursday, July 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 745
  24. UNITED STATES: Law Helps Immigrants Facing Female Circumcision

    Gender-based violence is a problem facing millions of women worldwide.

    Tuesday, July 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 678
  25. GUATEMALA/USA: Ruling on Women May Spur Asylum Claims

    A United States federal court ruling this week could unleash a wave of political asylum claims from applicants who sa

    Thursday, July 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 608
  26. GUATEMALA/USA: Guatemalan Women Who Flee Violence in Homeland Find it Catches Up in Palm Beach County

    When a federal court in California blocked the deportation of an undocumented Guatemalan woman this week, the case re

    Thursday, July 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 609
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  28. GUATEMALA: Court ruling affects Guatemalan women seeking asylum in U.S.

    An appeals court ruling has raised the possibility that Guatemalan women will be able to seek asylum in the United St

    Tuesday, July 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 535
  29. USA: Female Officers Still Vast Minority in Ranks

    Idaho Falls Police Officer Jessica Hunt knows women are the minority in law enforcement.

    Tuesday, June 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 456
  30. USA: Female Migrants Charge Sexual Abuse in Detention

    In the wake of allegations that a male guard at a central Texas detention facility sexually assaulted female detainee

    Monday, June 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 207
  31. BLOG: Obama Must Not Let Taliban Rule Over Afghan Women Again

    In mid-August in the northern Afghanistan province of Kunduz, the Taliban carried out a horrific sentence against two

    Tuesday, September 7, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 561
  32. CONFERENCES: Nobel Peace Laureate Rigoberta Menchú to Give UNESCO Human Rights Lecture

    Rigoberta Menchú Tum, the first Indigenous woman and the youngest person ever to receive the Nobel Peace Prize

    Wednesday, September 5, 2012 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 453