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  1. CAR: "Command responsibility" Underpins Allegations Against Bemba at ICC

    It was systematic rape to assert dominance and shatter resistance.

    Thursday, December 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 954
  2. 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

    Wednesday, December 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 871
  3. NAMIBIA: Numbers of Women in Government Declining

    Twenty years after independence, representation of women in senior government structures and in Parliament is declini

    Tuesday, December 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 888
  4. PERU: Decades On, Women Remain Last in Line for Justice

    Investigations of the raping of women in the 1980s during Peru's counterinsurgency war have ground to a halt, even th

    Monday, December 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 897
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. LIBERIA: Feminism's Vital Role in Rebuilding Liberia

    If you've seen the award-winning 2008 documentary Pray the Devil Back to Hell, then this will be a familiar story: Ho

    Friday, December 24, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 874
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Women Being Trained as Frontline Cops for the First Time

    Women in Afghanistan are being recruited as front line police officers for the first time, UK broadcaster Sky News re

    Thursday, December 23, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 884
  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. SUDAN: Support Sudanese Women to Determine Their Own Future

    On January 9, a new country may be added to the world map as southern Sudanese vote on independence from their northe

    Wednesday, December 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 896
  16. INDIA: India Asks UN to do More Against Sexual Violence

    Advocating greater participation of women in the areas of conflict prevention, peace negotiations, peace keeping and

    Saturday, December 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 966
  17. 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
  18. ZIMBABWE: Women's Coalition to Block Mugabe's 2011 Elections

    Women in Zimbabwe have come out strongly against the idea of holding elections in 2011, saying that a full implementa

    Friday, December 17, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 856
  19. OCCUPIED PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES: Palestinian Woman Enters her Fifteenth Day of Hunger Strike in Israeli Jail

    A Palestinian woman being held in prison by the Israelis has entered the fifteenth day of a hunger strike.

    Thursday, December 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 837
  20. 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
  21. CANADA/AFGHANISTAN: Put Women in Afghan Army, Senate Report Says

    Canada should threaten to withhold aid to Afghanistan unless women are fully included in the peace process and push f

    Thursday, December 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 853
  22. INTERNATIONAL: UN Votes to Name Alleged Rapists in War

    The U.N.

    Thursday, December 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 855
  23. DRC: New Law a Boon for Police Reform

    Legislation has been passed in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) national assembly aimed at reforming the countr

    Thursday, December 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 957
  24. UNITED STATES: Women Veterans Sue Pentagon For Information on Military Rape

    Rape, sexual assault and sexual harassment "occur nearly twice as often within military ranks as they do within

    Wednesday, December 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 825
  25. AFRICA: Unlocking Africa's Moment

    With only five years left until the 2015 deadline to achieve the Millennium Development Goals, we know what is needed

    Wednesday, December 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 826
  26. TIMOR-LESTE: Sexual Assault Survivors Face Long Legal Delays

    As the number of reported sexual crimes in Timor Leste increases, survivors - mostly women and girls - must wait up t

    Wednesday, December 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 867
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. SUDAN: Registering Women for Sudan's Referendum

    At the Dr.

    Monday, December 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 805
  30. SIERRA LEONE: Community Organization for Mobilization Empowerment–Sierra Leone Promotes Justice for Women

    Community Organization for Mobilization Empowerment–Sierra Leone (COME-SL), a civil society organization workin

    Monday, December 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 807
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. PAKISTAN: Lawmakers Quota Opens Doors for Pakistan Women

    What challenges do women face in politics?

    Sunday, December 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 745
  34. ZIMBABWE: Investigate Rape Crimes: Civic Groups

    As calls for an early election grow louder, the country's civic society groups want government to launch a countrywid

    Sunday, December 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 832
  35. 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
  36. 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
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  38. AFGHANISTAN: UN Says Afghanistan Failing on Protecting Women's Basic Rights

    The United Nations says traditional women's rights are being violated across Afghanistan, urging the country's leader

    Thursday, December 9, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 773
  39. LEBANON: Men Stand to Endorse the 'Protection of Women from Family Violence' Law in Lebanon

    On November 25, 2010, Lebanon joined over 55 countries around the world by organising the first White Ribbon Campaign

    Wednesday, December 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 765
  40. SOUTH AFRICA: No Place for Complacency in Gender Equity

    South Africa has a balance of men and women in Parliament that would rival Nordic countries, which lead the way regar

    Wednesday, December 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 791
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  42. RWANDA: Rebuilding Lives After Genocide

    Rwandan Women Find Strength in Each Other

    Wednesday, December 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 817
  43. INTERNATIONAL: Violence Against Women - Missing Millennium Development Goal

    "Tackling violence against women would address the gender dimensions of the Development Goals," says UN exp

    Tuesday, December 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 734
  44. LIBERIA: Sirleaf Emphasizes Importance of Women Training

    President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf said the educating and empowering of women in Liberia was a guaranteed way of ensurin

    Tuesday, December 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 737
  45. DRC: No Peace Without Justice

    As the trial of Congolese rebel leader Jean-Pierre Bemba gets under way, political analysts will go into overdrive ab

    Tuesday, December 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 738
  46. UGANDA: The Link Between Poverty and Disability in Uganda

    Uganda"affirmed "chronic poverty and disability in Uganda are inextricably linked.

    Tuesday, December 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 743
  47. BURMA: War Looms for Kachin as Junta Ceasefire Crumbles

    Sixteen years after Burma's military regime reached a ceasefire deal with the country's second largest rebel group, t

    Tuesday, December 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 786
  48. LEBANON: Lebanese Call for End to Violence Against Women

    Last week, Lebanese women's rights activists launched a 16-day campaign to push parliament to pass new legislation to

    Monday, December 6, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 716
  49. UGANDA: Uganda Improves on UN MDGs

    ABOUT 75% of Ugandans have access to safe water, compared to only 53% 10 years ago, according to a report released by

    Monday, December 6, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 729
  50. SUDAN: Women Take Part in Conflict Resolution, Peace Building Exercise

    UNAMID Darfur-Darfur Dialogue and Consultation (DDDC) in collaboration with Nyala University's Peace Studies Center t

    Monday, December 6, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 795

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