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  1. UN Women Annual Report 2013-2014

    Thursday, August 28, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 473
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  3. JAPAN: NHK Chief's Sexual Slavery Comments an "Insult"

    The new head of Japan's national broadcaster NHK defence of the country's wartime military sexual slavery is deplorab

    Monday, January 27, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 221
  4. INDIA: India's Women-Friendly Gun Renews Debate Over Self-Defense Against Rape

    In India, a new female-friendly handgun has sparked renewed scrutiny over how women can protect themselves from sexua

    Tuesday, January 21, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 212
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  6. LIBERIA: Shocking Truth Revealed About Liberia's Former Child Soldiers: They Were Girls

    More than 38,000 children have taken part in Liberia's war as fighters, porters, and slaves throughout the country's

    Friday, August 2, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 036
  7. CÔTE D'IVOIRE: Adopting Resolution 2112 (2013), Security Council Extends Mandate Of Operation In Côte D'ivoire Until 30 June 2014, Focusing Resources In High-Risk Areas

    NEW YORK, July 31, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Reduction of Military Set for Next Year, Possible F

    Wednesday, July 31, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 025
  8. 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
  9. INTERNATIONAL: A Brutal Manifestation of Patriarchy

    Militarism, Violence and Conflict is one of the themes of the AWID Forum 2012 ↑ which opens tomorrow in Istanbul

    Wednesday, April 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 003
  10. INTERNATIONAL: Peace Movements: Violence Reduction as Common Sense

    If one thing holds the overall movement of peace movements together it is the goal of violence reduction.

    Tuesday, April 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 007
  11. 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
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  13. DRC: Protectors or Sexual Predators

    "A dead rat is worth more than the body of a woman." Those were the words of one distraught young woman who

    Tuesday, January 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 663
  14. LIBYA: Hidden Deaths of Libyan Rape Survivors

    Wartime rape is a persistent and brutal aspect of conflict, whether during or in the aftermath of hostilities.

    Monday, January 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 643
  15. SWEDEN: Nobel Peace Prize Laureats: "You Have to Believe in Something"

    Sharp statements about religion, powerful calls for international commmitments and resounding applause, marked the cr

    Friday, December 16, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 589
  16. INTERNATIONAL:

    I remember one day, when I was working in Belfast – it was back in the nineties.

    Friday, November 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 526
  17. UGANDA: The War Might be Over, But Women in Northern Uganda Still Suffer Abuse

    November 25 is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.

    Wednesday, November 9, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 414
  18. INTERNATIONAL: Women in War, Women in Peace

    Asked to describe war, most Americans would probably throw out words like troops, tanks, guns, Iraq, and Afghanistan.

    Tuesday, November 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 410
  19. INTERNATIONAL: Women in War, Women in Peace

    As wars become less about states and more about societies, women can play a greater role in shaping or ending conflic

    Tuesday, November 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 423
  20. AFRICA: Peacebuilders Fail Africa's Women Victims of War

    Thousands of women and girls who have been abducted by armed groups, enslaved and repeatedly raped during conflicts a

    Monday, October 31, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 381
  21. UGANDA: From Captive to Budding Entrepreneur With a Boost From UNHCR

    Whenever Marie*, just 16, looks at her lively toddler, Honoré*, she has the most intimate reminder of the 25-y

    Thursday, October 13, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 323
  22. AFRICA: Winning Peace After the War is Over

    It's small actions of compassion and dignity that can restore faith in humanity, even in times of war, human conflict

    Thursday, October 6, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 296
  23. INTERNATIONAL: Women, War and Peace Debuts on PBS October 11

    This week in NY was the annual opening of the UN General Assembly where heads of states make their speeches.

    Monday, September 26, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 232
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  25. DRC: Women Politicians

    Political parties in the Democratic Republic of Congo are struggling to recruit women into their ranks to run for par

    Friday, September 2, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 208
  26. NEPAL: Reintegration Challenges for Displaced Women, Girls

    Nepal's efforts to help conflict-affected women and girls gain a stronger footing in society may not be enough for th

    Tuesday, August 30, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 170
  27. LIBYA: Migrants in Libya Camp Claim Rape

    Migrant workers living in a squatter settlement outside Tripoli have claimed that nearly two dozen women in the camp

    Tuesday, August 30, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 172
  28. INTERNATIONAL: Limit Arms Exports to Reduce Violence Against Women

    The availability of small arms increases sexual violence against women.

    Thursday, July 7, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 086
  29. INTERNATIONAL: Landmines data. Rape data

    How many rapes are too many in war? Of course, one violent sexual attack on a woman is one too many.

    Thursday, May 26, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 832
  30. SRI LANKA: War Ends, Women Struggle On

    In the regions newly liberated from conflict, the struggle still continues for women.

    Monday, March 14, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 406
  31. INTERNATIONAL: UNESCO: Conflict Robs 28 Million Children of Education

    Warfare is stopping 28 million children worldwide from receiving an education because of sexual violence and attacks

    Tuesday, March 1, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 324
  32. DRC: FDLR Surrender

    Lieutenant-Colonel Samuel Bisengimana, a senior commander with the Democratic Liberation Forces of Rwanda (FDLR), tur

    Thursday, February 17, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 255
  33. ZIMBABWE: Structures of Violence: Defining the Intersections of Militarism and Violence Against Women

    The Crisis in Zimbabwe Coalition joins the world in commemorating the 16 days of activism against gender based violen

    Monday, December 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 840
  34. NEPAL: Two Action Plans on the Cards

    The government is formulating two action plans with an objective to address the woes of those women and children who

    Saturday, December 4, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 731
  35. HAITI: CEDAW Shadow Report Highlights Gun Violence

    Guerda Benjamin from OFAT Haiti reports on how IANSA women are using a CEDAW Shadow Report to urge the government to

    Wednesday, April 15, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 978
  36. COLOMBIA: Ban Saves Lives in Medellín; New Law on Guns and Domestic Violence

    A significant new law specifically linking violence against women with firearms possession was passed by the Colombia

    Friday, January 23, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 988