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  1. INTERNATIONAL:The Face of Food Security Is Female

    In a major endorsement for investment in women – the bulk of food growers in the developing world – Unite

    Friday, October 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 558
  2. SOUTH AFRICA: Don't Cry for Thuli Madonsela. She's Untouchable, and She Knows It.

    Week after week, the Sunday papers lead with stomach-turning stories of misspending of taxpayers' money, corruption a

    Tuesday, October 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 532
  3. INTERNATIONAL: On International Day of Rural Women, Calls for Empowerment and End to Discrimination

    Highlighting the role in women in producing much of the world's food and caring for the environment, Secretary-Genera

    Monday, October 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 556
  4. KENYA: Girls Ask Court to Force Police to Prosecute Rape Cases

    Hundreds of Kenyan girls, including some as young as three years old, filed a petition in the High Court on Thursday

    Friday, October 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 509
  5. FIJI: FWCC and FWRM Make Constitution Presentations

    “While both the organisations sent in our full documents to the Commission on the 10th, as per the deadline for

    Friday, October 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 533
  6. INTERNATIONAL: Task Force to Kick Start Cairo Population Goals

    Gathered at the Ford Foundation in New York Monday, international luminaries, family planning experts and women's rig

    Wednesday, October 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 497
  7. AFRICA: Women Entrepreneurs Drive Growth in Africa

    Far too often, in the view of Africa's budding female entrepreneurs, their continent is characterized as the recipien

    Wednesday, October 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 502
  8. Reports/Policy Briefs90 729
  9. 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
  10. REPORT: Peacebuilding in the Aftermath of Conflict

    This report was presented by UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, to the General Assembly and the Security Council purs

    Monday, October 8, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 843
  11. SOUTH SUDAN: Army and Police Forces Shooting and Raping Civilians in Jonglei

    South Sudan should take immediate action to end human rights violations including torture, shootings and sexual viole

    Wednesday, October 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 439
  12. INTERNATIONAL: Meeting the Challenge to Save the Lives of Women and Children

    While a lot of important news has been coming out of the United Nations General Assembly lately, there is one story t

    Wednesday, October 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 467
  13. AFRICA: Are women winning the power battle in Africa?

    BBC Africa Debate comes from Malawi this month and asks whether African women are winning the power battle.

    Tuesday, October 2, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 458
  14. TUNISIA: Tunisian schizophrenia over women

    Tunisia has long been known for its advanced stand regarding women's rights, thanks to the Personal Status Code, a se

    Monday, October 1, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 433
  15. GUINEA: Fresh Tears, Steeled Will

    One after the other, women visiting their sick friend Aïssatou Baïlo Diallo, a 42-year-old teacher in Guine

    Friday, September 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 428
  16. MIDDLE EAST/ NORTH AFRICA: A Struggle Against Invisibility - Gender Justice in the Middle East and North Africa

    In the Middle East and North Africa, it is a challenge to ensure transitional justice measures do not further entrenc

    Wednesday, September 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 426
  17. INTERNATIONAL: Stronger Actions Needed to Prevent Conflict-Related Sexual Violence – UN and Partners

    “In conflict zones, women are disproportionately affected by sexual and gender-based violence, forced displacem

    Tuesday, September 25, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 424
  18. INTERNATIONAL: Stronger Actions Needed to Prevent Conflict-Related Sexual Violence – UN and Partners

    “In conflict zones, women are disproportionately affected by sexual and gender-based violence, forced displacem

    Tuesday, September 25, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 425
  19. HAITI: Will it Work for Women? New Gender Action Case Assesses World-Bank Financed Haitian National Housing Policy

    Gender Action's new case study, Haiti's National Housing Policy: Will it Work for Women?

    Monday, September 24, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 413
  20. Q&A with Expert on Criminal Courts and Prosecuting Gender-Based Violence Perpetrators, Bringing Victims in for their Day in Court

    As the United Nations General Assembly convenes this week with an emphasis on the Rule of Law, Maxine Marcus, an expe

    Monday, September 24, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 705
  21. Women in the Security Sector: a Regional Perspective

    The idea for making a collection of thematic papers "Women in Security Sector – A Regional Perspective&quo

    Monday, September 24, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 706
  22. INTERNATIONAL: Strengthening Women's Access to Justice to Take Centre Stage at Upcoming Session of UN General Assembly

    On 24th September, on the occasion of the High-level Meeting on the Rule of Law, the Governments of Finland and South

    Friday, September 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 401
  23. SOUTH AFRICA: Women told their comments on Traditional Courts Bill are not welcome

    Activists attending the public hearings on the controversial Traditional Courts Bill in Parliament were shocked yeste

    Wednesday, September 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 406
  24. TAJIKISTAN: Partners in Law: Legal Help Leads to Brighter Futures for Tajikistan's Rural Women

    The 58-year old mother of five and wife of an ill husband, Maksad worked on cooperative farms for much of her life.

    Wednesday, September 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 423
  25. INTERNATIONAL: Conflict in the Somali Region of Ethiopia: Can Education Promote Peace-Building?

    The purpose of the project is to strengthen the capability and commitment of state and non-state actors in Somali Reg

    Tuesday, September 18, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 699
  26. INTERNATIONAL: Children, Education and Reconciliation

    This paper examines truth and reconciliation commissions that have made reference to a longer-term role for education

    Tuesday, September 18, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 700
  27. INTERNATIONAL: Gender - New Briefing for UN Entities and Others Working on Violence Against Women

    Violence against women and girls is now universally understood to be a violation of their human rights and it is acce

    Tuesday, September 18, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 701
  28. INTERNATIONAL: Implementing Resolution 1325 in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone: Charting a Way Forward

    This briefing note contributes to the knowledge on UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on women, peace and security a

    Tuesday, September 18, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 702
  29. INTERNATIONAL: The Role of Education in Peacebuilding: A Synthesis Report of Findings from Lebanon, Nepal and Sierra Leone

    This research sought to understand the role of education in peacebuilding in postconflict states.

    Monday, September 17, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 697
  30. INTERNATIONAL:Women Without Arms: Gendered Fighter Constructions in Eritrea and South Sudan

    An analysis of gendered fighter constructions in the liberation movements in Eritrea and southern Sudan (EPLF and SPL

    Monday, September 17, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 698
  31. PALESTINE: All-Female Party to Run in Palestinian Elections

    A new group running for municipal elections in Hebron is offering residents an alternative to politics as usual in th

    Sunday, September 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 362
  32. ISRAEL/PALESTINE: Israeli and Palestinian Women Launch Joint Arts and Crafts Businesses in Effort to Promote Reconciliation, Peace

    As the sun set over Jerusalem, about one hundred women milled around tables covered with hand-made crafts.

    Saturday, September 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 367
  33. INTERNATIONAL: Women's Rights Groups Present Proposals to Chavez for Government Plan

    Caracas, September 14th 2012 (Venezuelanalysis.com) – Women's rights groups presented a series of proposals to

    Friday, September 14, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 366
  34. AFRICA: In pursuit of gender parity at the African Court

    African Union (AU) leaders committed to the gender parity principle in July 2002 at the first session of the AU Assem

    Thursday, September 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 353
  35. COLUMBIA: Modeling Inclusion for Peace

    Last week, on Thursday, September 6, Sandra Ramírez filed into Havana‘s convention palace with five of h

    Thursday, September 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 357
  36. Forced Displacement and Gender Justice in Colombia: Between Disproportional Effects of Violence and Historical Injustice

    This paper examines the relationship between forced displacement and transitional justice in Colombia, from a gender

    Thursday, September 13, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 689
  37. UNITED STATES: Obama Appoints Record Number of Women Judges to Federal Bench

    On Monday, President Obama set the record for most women judges appointed to the federal bench in one term when Steph

    Wednesday, September 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 317
  38. LIBERIA: Sirleaf Women's Market Fund Continues to Grow, Bringing Aid to Thousands of Female Vendors

    UN Women has donated US $3 million to the Sirleaf Market Women's Fund (SMWF) for the construction of eight markets in

    Wednesday, September 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 327
  39. INTERNATIONAL: Women and Girls at Heart of the Blue Revolution

    World Water Week recently concluded in Stockholm with a special emphasis on the linkages between water and food secur

    Tuesday, September 11, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 332
  40. Reports/Policy Briefs90 695
  41. GUATEMALA: Goldcorp on Trial First Ever People's Health Tribunal Shows Commonalities Throughout Mesoamerica

    “A few years ago, our people, the people you can see around you, we began to realize what was happening,”

    Monday, September 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 323
  42. MADAGASGAR: Peace and Reconciliation From Below - Women As Actors in the Transition Process

    Since 2009, when current President Andry Rajoelina ousted then-president Marc Ravalomanana with the army's support, M

    Monday, September 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 335
  43. En(Gender)ing Peace: Gender Mainstreaming in Transitional Justice


    “There is no agony like bearing an untold story inside of you.” – Maya Angelou

    Monday, September 10, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 684
  44. SOLOMON ISLANDS: UN Goals Beyond Our Reach

    The seven MDGs include elimination of extreme poverty and hunger, achieve universal primary education, promote gender

    Thursday, September 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 421
  45. Reports/Policy Briefs90 685
  46. NORTH AFRICA: ICTJ Program Report - Middle East and North Africa

    The latest ICTJ Program Report explores transitional justice issues in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) and ch

    Wednesday, September 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 300
  47. UNITED STATES: Are Human Rights Becoming a Tool of US

    Some nonpartisan commentators finally recognize that current US foreign policy continues to escalate militarily as th

    Monday, August 27, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 331
  48. INTERNATIONAL: ICC Prosecutor Appoints New Special Gender Adviser

    The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) Fatou Bensouda announced on Tuesday that she has picked a ve

    Wednesday, August 22, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 281
  49. GEORGIA: Women's Peace Initiative in Gori

    In the beginning of August, a memorial evening was held in Gori, a city in eastern Georgia, to commemorate the annive

    Tuesday, August 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 310
  50. SOUTH AFRICA: South Africa's Tribal System Strips Rural Women of Rights

    He brushed it off as a family affair, she said.

    Sunday, August 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 252

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