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  1. 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
  2. LATIN AMERICA: Violence Against Women in Latin America Everyday Aggression

    Laws to punish domestic violence are too often honoured in the breach

    Saturday, September 21, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 225
  3. PERU: IOM Peru, Ministry of Women and Vulnerable Populations Sign Cooperation Agreement

    IOM Peru and the Ministry of Women and Vulnerable Populations this week signed a cooperation agreement that will allo

    Tuesday, March 26, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 897
  4. COLUMBIA: International Peace Day and Ceasefires

    Today is International Peace Day.

    Friday, September 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 416
  5. COLOMBIA: UNHCR Supports Project to Help Displaced Colombians in Medellin

    Isabel* thinks she's finally found a place where she can rebuild her life, seven years after fleeing her home and mov

    Tuesday, April 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 963
  6. AMERICAS: 'War On Drugs' Leaves Latin american Women Lives in Ruin

    “Violence associated with the ‘war on drugs' and organized crime, which includes government corruption in

    Sunday, April 1, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 042
  7. COLOMBIA: A Step Forward for Women Toward a Life Without Violence

    With the passage of four decrees that regulate Law 1257 against gender violence, Colombia has made significant progre

    Friday, March 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 897
  8. COLOMBIA: Women Treated as Spoils of War in Colombia: NGOs

    Colombian NGOs have condemned the "high level" of violence against black, indigenous and poor women in a co

    Tuesday, April 12, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 526
  9. Indigenous Women's Access to Justice in Latin America

    This paper gives an overview of the challenges which indigenous women in Latin America face in accessing both formal

    Sunday, December 5, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 083
  10. LATIN AMERICA: New Book Investigates Violence Against Women in Latin America

    A new book, coedited by Rosa-Linda Fregoso, professor of Latin American and Latino studies at UC Santa Cruz, investig

    Monday, November 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 481
  11. PERU: Women Farmers Dream in Organic Flavors of Coffee

    t's Saturday and the women hurry into the cooperative's warehouse in this rural town in southeastern Peru with huge b

    Monday, October 4, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 259
  12. SOUTH AMERICA: VENEZUELA: UN Agency Provides Training to Help Combat Sexual Violence

    A United Nations-backed project in Venezuela has trained dozens of government officials and security force members on

    Thursday, August 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 027
  13. COLOMBIA: IOM Trains Public Officials on Identifying and Responding to Gender Based Violence

    IOM Colombia is training public officials on gender-based violence against women; how to identify it, address it and

    Tuesday, August 24, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 891
  14. BRAZIL/IRAN: Brazil's Plea for Asylum for Iranian Facing Stoning Seems to Fail

    Iran's conservative establishment appears to have reacted coldly to an entreaty by Brazil's president to allow an Ira

    Monday, August 2, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 720
  15. BRAZIL/IRAN: Brazil Offers Asylum to Iran Woman Sentenced to Stoning

    President Lula asked Iran to allow Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani to accept the offer.

    Sunday, August 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 703
  16. COLOMBIA: Bogota Displaced Leaders Threatened by Paramilitaries

    Female leaders of the Bogota's displaced population are being threatened by paramilitary organizations, according to

    Thursday, July 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 611
  17. COLOMBIA: Using International Law to Wage Peace in Colombia

    In recent decades, human rights advocates have won passage of a system of international human rights treaties, helpin

    Wednesday, July 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 497
  18. COLOMBIA: Angelina Jolie Returns to Ecuador to Highlight Challenges Facing Refugees

    UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Angelina Jolie has returned to northern Ecuador to see how the situation has changed since

    Friday, June 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 321
  19. Women in the Armed and Police Forces: Resolution 1325 and Peace Operations in Latin America

    Latin-American countries are important contributors within the peace operations scenario.

    Friday, May 28, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 614
  20. LATIN AMERICA: Making Latin America's Cities Women-Friendly

    "Violence against women is not only domestic, it also happens in the streets.

    Tuesday, May 25, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 216
  21. BRAZIL: Brazil Court Upholds Law that Protects Torturers

    Amnesty International has condemned the Brazilian Supreme Court's blocking of a reinterpretation of a 1979 Amnesty La

    Friday, April 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 145
  22. COLOMBIA: AP Volunteer Blasts Gun Violence Against Women at UN Session, March 15, 2010

    A volunteer of the Advocacy Project (AP) has used the setting of a major UN meeting to denounce the horrific damage c

    Monday, March 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 214
  23. Justice For Colombia: ICTU, Women's TUC Call for Liliany Protection

    The Irish Congress of Trade Unions has written to the Colombian embassy requesting that the Colombian government prov

    Sunday, March 25, 2012 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 362