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  1. GAZA: The Needle in the Haystack: Finding the Women, Peace and Security Norms in the Gaza Conflict

    Operation Protective Edge and the costs of war in the latest round of the Israel-Palestine conflict have dominated al

    Thursday, August 7, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 460
  2. REPORT: "No One is Safe" The Abuse of Women in Iraq's Criminal Justice System

    February 7, 2014 - Both men and women suffer from the severe flaws of the criminal justice system.

    Wednesday, February 12, 2014
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 870
  3. MIDDLE EAST: Government to Urge for Action to Protect Women and Girls in Emergency Situations

    The Government will urge for international action to protect women and girls from violence and sexual exploitation in

    Tuesday, November 12, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 148
  4. SAUDI ARABIA: Saudi Arabia Passes Law Against Domestic Violence

    Saudi Arabia has passed legislation aimed at protecting women, children and domestic staff against domestic abuse, a

    Thursday, August 29, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 054
  5. EGYPT: Rise in Sexual Assaults in Egypt Sets Off Clash Over Blame

    The sheer number of women sexually abused and gang raped in a single public square had become too big to ignore.

    Monday, March 25, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 875
  6. IRAQ: Was Life for Iraqi Women Better Under Saddam?

    In March 2004, President George W.

    Tuesday, March 19, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 872
  7. LEBANON: Lebanese Women Take to the Streets and Dance for their 'Rights'

    Dozens of Lebanese women dance in front of the home of the country's parliament speaker, Nabih Berri, to send a clear

    Monday, February 25, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 825
  8. MENA REGION: Arab Women Must Fight Back

    We are now supposed to be in the midst of celebrating the 2nd anniversary of the Arab Spring.

    Saturday, February 23, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 829
  9. LEBANON: Lebanon Launches Campaign to Protect Children From Sexual Abuse

    With the support of the European Union, Save the Children and its partner in Lebanon KAFA (Enough) Violence and Explo

    Sunday, September 23, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 412
  10. PALESTINE: In Peace, Palestinian Women Under Attack

    Occupied West Bank, Aug 16 2012 (IPS) - After the brutal murder of a Palestinian woman in late July in a busy Bethleh

    Sunday, August 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 303
  11. SYRIA: Rape, Assault are Weapons of War in Syria: Rights Group

    Government forces in Syria are targeting women for rape and assault as the conflict between President Bashar al-Assad

    Thursday, July 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 230
  12. SYRIA: All-Women Armed Battalion Forms in Homs

    A group of women claiming to be from the Syrian city of Homs announced this week the formation of the first exclusive

    Friday, June 22, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 165
  13. ARAB SPRING: 'Why Do They Hate Us'

    In "Distant View of a Minaret," the late and much-neglected Egyptian writer Alifa Rifaat begins her short s

    Wednesday, April 25, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 017
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  15. BAHRAIN: Report: Excessive Use of Tear Gas Endangers Women Protesters Bahrain

    Expressing grave concern about the ongoing violence that has impacted Bahrain with forty-four casualties, the BCHR &n

    Tuesday, January 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 655
  16. ISRAEL: State to Shutter Half of Battered Women Shelters as NGOs Fail to Meet Basic Requirements

    Six shelters for battered women are likely to close because the organizations running them for years did not win the

    Friday, June 24, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 997
  17. He Loves You, He Beats You: Family Violence in Turkey and Access to Protection

    This report documents brutal and long-lasting violence against women and girls by husbands, partners, and family memb

    Wednesday, May 4, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 407
  18. IRAQ: Trafficking of Iraqi Women Rampant Despite U.S. Commitment To End It

    Two months ago, the State Department released its 2010 Trafficking in Persons Report (TiP Report), laying out a pictu

    Wednesday, August 25, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 932
  19. IRAQ: Scared Women Are Packing Pistols in Iraq

    Each night before she goes to sleep, Umm Shekar checks to make sure her pistol is loaded and tucks it beneath her mat

    Sunday, August 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 895
  20. IRAQ: Women Take up Arms in Iraq's Wild West

    Sporting a long blue dress and white headscarf, Umm Omar barely blinks as she whips out a pistol in her garden.

    Wednesday, August 4, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 754
  21. PAKISTAN: Women Intensify Push to Pass Law Against Acid Attacks

    Almost seven years after Naila Farhat, 20, became another victim of an acid throwing attack by a spurned suitor, she

    Monday, May 31, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 157
  22. IRAN: Notoriety under Sharia Garb

    In the first part of my research-based article on titled 'Iran: Clerics or pimps', readers must have already learnt a

    Friday, February 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 772
  23. Israel/Occupied Territories: Women Carry the Burden of Conflict, Occupation and Patrichary

    The spiraling violence and killings in Israel and the Occupied Territories in the past four and a half years has brou

    Thursday, March 31, 2005
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 688
  24. Women's Participation and WPS Accountability in Syria: Geneva II Peace Negotiations and Beyond

    This side event creates a forum for member state and civil society stakeholders to learn more about women's experienc

    Wednesday, January 15, 2014 - 19:00
    Pre 2015 Events Archive72 023
  25. VIDEO: Iraqi Kurds Mark Women's Day

    To mark the international day of women, protesters in Sulaymanieh called for a special day for women's rights.

    Tuesday, March 8, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 045
  26. RESEARCH: From Afghanistan to Syria: Women's Rights, War Propaganda and the CIA

    Women's rights are increasingly heralded as a useful propaganda device to further imperial designs.

    Thursday, April 4, 2013 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 682