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  1. SUDAN: A More Gender Representative Leadership

    As the general elections scheduled for April 2010 draw nearer in Africa's largest country ravaged by a long drawn

    Wednesday, December 23, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 488
  2. MEXICO: Ciudad Juarez: Finally, Steps Towards Justice

    Violence, including human rights violations, has been increasing in Mexico, and women's rights have suffered blow aft

    Friday, December 18, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 505
  3. BURUNDI: Security Council Extends UN Mission in Burundi for Another Year as Elections Loom

    The Security Council today extended for another year the United Nations political mission in Burundi, calling for ful

    Thursday, December 17, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 614
  4. SIERRA LEONE: Woman Breaking Traditional Walls in Chieftaincy Elections

    A war is raging in the eastern part of the country, once the centre stage for battles during the 10-year civil war an

    Tuesday, December 15, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 580
  5. SUDAN: Seeking a Democratic South Sudan

    The atmosphere is heavily charged with political tensions, alliances are already in the offing, expectations are h

    Monday, December 14, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 479
  6. BURMA: Peace-building Workshops Help Burmese Women

    The stories coming from Burmese and ethnic minority women along the border with Thailand are difficult to listen to.

    Wednesday, December 9, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 301
  7. LATIN AMERICA: Media-Latin America: Women Deserve Better Press

    "The press will change when they cease to report exclusively from a masculine point of view," Peru's deputy

    Monday, November 30, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 520
  8. LATIN AMERICA: Gender-based Violence Represents Threat to Human Security

    Latin America and the Caribbean is a dangerous place for women.

    Monday, November 23, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 522
  9. PERU: Cuzco Women Stand Up to Violence

    For tourists and other visitors, Cuzco has a special fascination as the ancient capital of the Inca empire.

    Wednesday, November 4, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 526
  10. DRC: Sexual Violence Prevention and Re-integration Funding

    While medical and psychological care are being provided to survivors of sexual violence in eastern Democratic Republi

    Wednesday, November 4, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 548
  11. CHILE: Women in Arms

    The official version of Chilean history renders women's political participation "invisible" and relegates t

    Tuesday, November 3, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 527
  12. ZIMBABWE: Soldiers Involved in Rape and Other Sexual Violence on Farms

    Cases of serious sexual violence, including the recent rape of at least one woman by soldiers on an invaded farm, are

    Thursday, October 8, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 516
  13. INDIA: Women Beat the Odds to Leave a Mark as Village Leaders

    When Kusum Lata, 40, decided to run for election in her village, she felt frightened.

    Tuesday, October 6, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 549
  14. UGANDA: Uganda Women Seek Gender Recovery Plan

    After two decades of war during which thousands of children were used as child soldiers and many women raped, norther

    Saturday, September 26, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 502
  15. AFGHANISTAN: Many Women Stayed Away From the Polls In Afghanistan

    Five years ago, with the country at peace, traditional taboos easing and Western donors pushing for women to particip

    Monday, August 31, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 848
  16. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Elections Seen As A Setback For Women

    For women, Afghanistan's recent elections appear to have been more of a setback than a step forward.

    Monday, August 24, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 849
  17. AFGHANISTAN: Slow Gains for Afghan women

    Last spring, I wrote from Kabul about the controversy over a law that would have restored Taliban-style restrictions

    Wednesday, August 19, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 850
  18. IRAQ: How are Women in Iraq Faring Now?

    Friday, August 14, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 853
  19. AFGHANISTAN: 2 Women Vie for Afghan Presidency

    In a country where most women leave home only under the cover of a burqa, Shahla Atta wears bright pink nail polish,

    Wednesday, August 5, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 855
  20. NEPAL: Women Push for Gender Equality in New Constitution

    A political crisis, which has dragged on for months, crippling progress in drafting a new constitution for Nepal by t

    Monday, August 3, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 028
  21. BRAZIL: Feminism and M-16s: Transforming Macho Policing in Rio

    A police helicopter rattles through the skies over Rio, black-clad snipers poised at either side.

    Tuesday, July 28, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 951
  22. BRAZIL: Electoral Reform "Just a Sop" to Women

    The Brazilian government is congratulating itself on the first-stage approval of a draft electoral law that increases

    Friday, July 10, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 954
  23. BRAZIL: Women 'Peace Workers' in the Favelas

    It's another day marked by gunfire in the Morro da Providencia "favela", one of the most dangerous slums in

    Saturday, July 4, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 956
  24. PARAGUAY: Justice System Tackles Gender Violence

    Paraguay's justice system is seeking to address a major pending issue: eliminating the hurdles and inequalities in ca

    Saturday, June 27, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 957
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  26. LEBANON: A Dwindling Show by Women in Lebanese Politics

    A seductive woman looks out from the billboards that line Beirut's highways proclaiming, "Be Beautiful and Vote,

    Friday, June 5, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 869
  27. LIBERIA: Women Recommend Punishment for Warlords

    Women groupings under the Women NGO's Secretariat of Liberia (WONGOSOL) have reached a broad consensu

    Wednesday, June 3, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 926
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  29. LEBANON: Women in Conflict tell How they Survive

    Between 2006 and 2008, three conflicts devastated parts of Lebanon.

    Friday, May 15, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 297
  30. VENEZUELA: Venezuela Expands Outlets for Denunciations of Violence Against Women

    Since the Law on the Right of Women to a Life Free of Violence was passed in 2007, the number of denunciations of vio

    Thursday, April 23, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 974
  31. SOUTH AFRICA: Towards Women's Political Calvary

    Michiel van BalenSurveying the range of manifestoes and political stances offered by South Africa's p

    Thursday, April 16, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 816
  32. COLOMBIA: Women on Their Way up in Colombian Army

    Women are starting to find their place in the Colombian army.

    Wednesday, April 8, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 981
  33. SUDAN: Women's Groups Advocate for Rape Law Reform

    Women's groups in Khartoum are working together to push for reform of north Sudan's criminal laws on rape and adulter

    Thursday, March 12, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 991
  34. ZIMBABWE: Inclusive Government Falls Short on Gender Equality

    THE formation of an inclusive Government in Zimbabwe has been welcomed by many people in the country

    Tuesday, March 3, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 820
  35. ZIMBABWE: New Cabinet Ignores Quota for Women

    Women's rights activists in Zimbabwe are outraged by the low representation of female politicians in the new unity go

    Thursday, February 26, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 822
  36. BOTSWANA: IEC Educates Women on Elections

    The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) is taking steps to sensitise women about elections.

    Thursday, February 26, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 823
  37. BOTSWANA: 30% Quota for Women in Power Elusive?

    The number of women contesting council seats in Selebi-Phikwe is disappointing despite efforts to sen

    Monday, February 23, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 897
  38. SOUTH AFRICA: Gender Equality Placed High on the Govt's Agenda

    The National Gender Machinery launched its 50/50 national campaign, which aims to increase equal repr

    Thursday, February 19, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 899
  39. BOTSWANA: Row Over Nasha's 'Sexist' Language

    Statements that were attributed to a senior Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) official, Margaret Nasha, about women pol

    Tuesday, February 17, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 900
  40. GHANA: Female Pols in Ghana Reflect on Recent Power Drain

    Two female parliamen- tarians in Ghana reflect on how much harder it is for women to win political ca

    Monday, February 16, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 947
  41. BOTSWANA: 'There is No Gender Balance in Councils'

    There is gender imbalance in councils throughout the country, where men outnumber women.

    Wednesday, February 11, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 902
  42. BOTSWANA: Gender Talks Kick Off

    Gender talk hits town as parallel gender training and capacity workshops will be held at the same tim

    Tuesday, February 10, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 903
  43. BOLIVIA: A New Dawn in Bolivia: Constitution Extends New Protections for Women

    Following a referendum on January 26, 2009, Bolivia has a new constitution, with initial results suggesting that almo

    Tuesday, February 10, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 985
  44. ZIMBABWE: 'an Opportunity to do things Differently'

    As Zimbabwe's government of national unity begins its work, gender activists are pushing for a greate

    Monday, February 9, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 904
  45. SOUTH AFRICA: Government to Facilitate Processes Dealing with Gender Equality

    Government is to facilitate the processes aimed at strengthening the machineries dealing with matters

    Friday, February 6, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 906
  46. SOUTH AFRICA: Cabinet to Consider Concept Paper on Women's Ministry

    A concept paper for the establishment of a Ministry for Women and Gender Affairs is to be presented to Cabinet for co

    Tuesday, February 3, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 908
  47. PAKISTAN: The State and Status of Women

    For many years we have been witnessing women being prevented to participate in the electoral process both as voters a

    Thursday, January 22, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 047
  48. ZIMBABWE: Jestina Mukoko Still in Custody as Case Postponed Again

    The case against human rights activist Jestina Mukoko and her eight other co-accused was once again p

    Tuesday, January 6, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 917

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