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  1. Pre 2015 News Archive62 892
  2. UGANDA: Ugandan Women Don't Want Their Breasts Checked by Police

    Women in Uganda have protested against their breasts being checked for bombs at entry points to public places.

    Thursday, December 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 898
  3. Pre 2015 News Archive62 893
  4. EGYPT: Women's Rights in Egypt Deteriorate in 2010, Says Report

    The issue of women's rights was used as a political tool by the government and other entities in 2010, according to a

    Tuesday, December 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 931
  5. AFGHANISTAN: Microfinance Faces Hurdles in Empowering Afghan Women

    In a dimly lit room at the back of an Afghan house, 21-year-old Zahara is crouched on a plank of wood weaving a large

    Tuesday, December 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 933
  6. ERITREA: More Pregnant Mothers Giving Birth At Health Station

    Pregnant mothers in Bel'ubui administrative area, Southern Red Sea region, are now able to regularly make medical che

    Tuesday, December 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 975
  7. PHILIPPINES: Strengthening the rights of women and children in Mindanao

    The United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) has pledged anew to help the new administration c

    Monday, December 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 922
  8. INDIA: Maternity Care Improves in Indian Trouble Spots

    In one of the worst areas of maternal care in the world, a health advocacy is teaching Indian women the three big fac

    Monday, December 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 923
  9. ZIMBABWE: FBC Bank Backs Women Empowerment

    Zimbabwe Women in Trade and Development, a non-profit making Trust (ZWITAD), has received $50 000 from FBC Bank Limit

    Monday, December 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 924
  10. KYRGYZSTAN: Bride Kidnapping in Kyrgyzstan: A Fateful Tradition

    In Kyrgyzstan, bride kidnapping is considered an old tradition.

    Friday, December 24, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 895
  11. TURKMENISTAN: Equality Laws Fail to Ensure Turkmen Women's Rights

    In late December, Turkmenistan is due to submit a regular report to the United Nations on how it is meeting its oblig

    Friday, December 24, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 908
  12. PHILIPPINES: No End in Sight to Violence, Poverty and Deprivation Afflicting Filipino Women

    It has been said that the conditions of women and children reflect the state of affairs of that country.

    Thursday, December 23, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 876
  13. SOUTHERN AFRICA: Improving Rural Livelihoods by Empowering African Women Researchers in Agricultural Science

    With sharp minds, inquisitive souls, and iron wills, they are an 11-strong group of top-level women scientists in agr

    Thursday, December 23, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 894
  14. INDONESIA: Women Increasingly Pay the Price as Regional Bylaws Proliferate

    Despite widespread criticism, the number of discriminatory bylaws continues to increase across the country, a leading

    Wednesday, December 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 873
  15. INTERNATIONAL: Displaced Women's Rights Still Overlooked

    Aid agencies and donors are still failing to take into account the relief and security needs of women displaced by di

    Tuesday, December 21, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 870
  16. SUDAN: Human Rights Activist Detained for Organising Women's Rights Meeting

    The "No to Oppressing Women" Initiative, which focuses on the rights of Sudanese women, was preparing to ho

    Tuesday, December 21, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 981
  17. Eritrea: Women in Afabet Sub-Zone Leading Improved Lifestyle

    Afabet — Women in Afabet sub-zone are leading improved lifestyle thanks to the loan opportunity that encouraged

    Tuesday, December 21, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 009
  18. INDONESIA: The Ups and Downs of Indonesian Women's Movement

    The modern Indonesian women's movement began in the early 1900s, hand-in-hand with the growing nationalism in the cou

    Monday, December 20, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 864
  19. Report of the Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights Defenders 2010

    The present report is the third submitted to the Human Rights Council by the present Special Rapporteur, and the elev

    Monday, December 20, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 309
  20. ISRAEL/OCCUPIED PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES: Palestinian Women Suffer Harsh Violations in Israeli Jails

    Riyadh al-Ashqar, spokesman of the P.A.

    Sunday, December 19, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 944
  21. DRC: French envoy says DR Congo rights situation a 'shipwreck'

    A French envoy on Saturday described the human rights situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo as a "shipwr

    Saturday, December 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 937
  22. SUDAN: Sudan's Security Services Arrest Civil Society Activist after Flogging Protest

    December 18, 2010 (KHARTOUM) — Sudanese authorities arrested a rights activist for hosting a meeting to prepare

    Saturday, December 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 980
  23. ETHIOPIA: Refugee Women Launch Beauty Salon

    Addis Ababa, 3 December 2010 – With support from JRS, a group of refugee women have recently launched a beauty

    Friday, December 17, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 848
  24. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Women Fear New-Found Freedom Will Disappear

    Nine years after religiously conservative Taliban fighters forced women into hiding, many have emerged from the shado

    Friday, December 17, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 851
  25. MALAYSIA: Rural Daughters Risk Abuse to Earn Money in Malaysia

    Every day after school, Puoet Sokhea comes home to a ramshackle hut in Rovieng district, Preah Vihear province, and b

    Friday, December 17, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 863
  26. SUDAN: Human Rights Body Calls for End to Flogging, Arrests in Sudan

    Nairobi/Khartoum - A human rights watchdog has called on Sudan to end the practice of lashing and refrain from arrest

    Thursday, December 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 829
  27. AFGHANISTAN: Risky Road to Hospital

    At 4am, Abdul Malek and his pregnant wife were in a rented car heading to Boost Hospital in Lashkargah, capital of so

    Thursday, December 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 834
  28. CANADA/AFGHANISTAN: Focus Future Afghan efforts on Women, Report Urges

    A new Senate committee urges the government to put women's rights in Afghanistan at the top of its priority list for

    Thursday, December 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 838
  29. UZBEKISTAN: UNFPA report links peace, security and development to women's rights

    Global Report of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) "State of the World Population 2010" was launch

    Thursday, December 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 842
  30. BURMA: The Women of Burma: Courageous Under Horrific Fire and Abuse

    The Karen are one of the largest ethnic groups in Burma, with a population estimated to be around 7 million.

    Thursday, December 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 854
  31. INTERNATIONAL: UN Votes to Name Alleged Rapists in War

    The U.N.

    Thursday, December 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 855
  32. SUDAN: Video of Sudanese Woman Being Flogged Prompts Protest

    Khartoum, Sudan -- A YouTube video of Sudanese police officers laughing as they publicly flogged a pleading, fleeing

    Wednesday, December 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 823
  33. SOMALIA: Rape with Impunity - Plight of Somalia's Women Refugees

    The three Somali women sat huddled together in a corner of an empty, dusty room in a camp for displaced people in nor

    Wednesday, December 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 827
  34. ALGERIA: Algeria Considers Gender Equality Bill

    Algeria's National Consultative Committee on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights (CNCPPDH) held a conference

    Wednesday, December 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 835
  35. SOMALIA: Somali Women Refugees Need Greater Protection from Rape and Sexual Assault

    Reporting for BBC News, Zeinab Bedawi gets rare access

    Tuesday, December 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 796
  36. UGANDA: Women Denied Property Inheritance

    OVER 80% of women in northern Uganda are denied the right to own property.The remark was made by Gulu chief magistrat

    Tuesday, December 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 824
  37. SUDAN: Khartoum Continues to Declare War against the Women of Sudan

    The whole world was shocked after a video was leaked on you tube last week showing a Sudanese woman being lashed at A

    Tuesday, December 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 828
  38. FIJI: New Data on Violence

    A JOINT study by Fiji School of Medicine and the World Health Organisation revealed that majority of women who are vi

    Tuesday, December 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 844
  39. Gender Inequality and Social Institutions in the D.R. Congo

    The analysis of the current context in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) makes obvious the existing persistence

    Tuesday, December 14, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 092
  40. KAZAKHSTAN: Kazakhstan Pushes Gender up on the Agenda

    Unnoticed by many, Kazakhstan now ranks ahead of some of its EU partners according to the World Economic Forum's Glob

    Monday, December 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 785
  41. INTERNATIONAL: Women Have Human Rights, Too

    The International Criminal Court, the first permanent tribunal set up to prosecute individuals for genocide, war crim

    Monday, December 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 841
  42. SOMALIA: Pregnant Women Need More Care

    11/12/2010 - Maternal mortality rates in Somalia are much too high.

    Sunday, December 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 802
  43. AFRICA: Keeping the Promise to Save African Women

    According to statistics, roughly 5.5 million unsafe abortions are performed annually in Africa and the deaths from th

    Sunday, December 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 830
  44. CHAD: Human Rights Problems Persist in Eastern Chad, UN Reports

    Despite Government efforts against human rights abuses in eastern Chad over the past two years, problems persist, inc

    Friday, December 10, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 779
  45. ZIMBABWE: Statement on Politically Motivated Rape in Zimbabwe

    The Research and Advocacy Unit (RAU) and the Zimbabwe Association of Doctors for Human Rights (ZADHR) recently conclu

    Friday, December 10, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 799
  46. SUDAN: Darfur No Region No Peace

    Sudan is the largest country in Africa, bordering nine countries, with population of 34 million, according to the las

    Friday, December 10, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 806
  47. ERITREA: Geleb Sub-Zone - Strenuous Endeavors Described Vital for Promoting Active Female Participation in Education

    Geleb — Parents in Aibaba administrative area, Geleb sub-zone, were called up on to enhance contribution in pro

    Friday, December 10, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 810
  48. ZIMBABWE: On Gender-Based Violence During Elections in Zimbabwe

    I remember when I was a small child and in middle of the night and early hours of the morning I heard a cry, a scream

    Friday, December 10, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 843
  49. SUDAN: Refugees Hope to Reshape Sudan's future

    ARLINGTON — In the vicious civil war that consumed his homeland, Moses Geng Ajou's village in Southern Sudan wa

    Thursday, December 9, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 768
  50. INTERNATIONAL: Reaching Out to Internally Displaced People

    Move needs effort by both the government and the ordinary citizen.

    Thursday, December 9, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 769

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