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  1. EGYPT: Egypt's Islamists: Much to Prove on Women's Rights

    Watch the video that accompanies t

    Thursday, June 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 176
  2. PERU: Peru Widens Civil War Compensation for Victims of Sexual Violence

    The testimonies of sexual abuses committed during Peru's bloody internal conflict make for grim reading.

    Thursday, June 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 241
  3. LIBYA: Equal Participation of Women Vital for Building New Libya, Says UN Envoy

    The top United Nations envoy in Libya today stressed the importance of the equal participation of women in rebuilding

    Wednesday, June 27, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 173
  4. DRC: Survivors of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in Congo find Access to Justice

    There are no court houses in Kalonge health district, a region home to more than 130,000 people, high in the hills ab

    Wednesday, June 27, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 175
  5. ZIMBABWE: Women's Active Participation in National Issues Laudable

    The MDC Women's Assembly has celebrated the resilience shown by women to fight off socio-economic hardships caused by

    Wednesday, June 27, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 180
  6. EGYPT: Egypt's New President to Pick Woman, Christian VPs

    Egypt's first ever democratically elected president, Mohamed Morsi, will make history in another way: by appointing a

    Tuesday, June 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 172
  7. TAJIKISTAN: Postwar Tajik Fatwa Helped Women Start New Lives

    It was the onset of winter, still in the early stages of a bloody civil war, and Aziza Saidova couldn't imagine thing

    Tuesday, June 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 195
  8. PHILIPPINES: Gender Equality Can Boost Productivity

    Improving women's access to jobs and economic opportunity could significantly boost worker productivity in the Philip

    Monday, June 25, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 168
  9. CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC: Victim - My Daughter Cried When She Saw Bemba's Men Assaulting Me

    On Monday, a victim recounted to International Criminal Court (ICC) judges how she was sexually assaulted in front of

    Monday, June 25, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 171
  10. MIDDLE EAST: Arab Spring vs. Women's Rights

    In the "Arab Spring" countries in transition, women are now marginalized or excluded entirely from politica

    Thursday, June 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 156
  11. EGYPT: Egyptian Women Have Choice of Rock or Hard Place

    If new elections are held, Fatema Khafagy will not be sorry to see the months-old Islamist parliament go.

    Thursday, June 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 157
  12. KURDISTAN: Women's Rights Law No Match for Kurdistan Tradition

    In June 2011, Iraqi Kurdistan passed a lan

    Wednesday, June 20, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 148
  13. SOUTH AFRICA: Government Must Reinstate Special Rape Courts

    Earlier this morning I protested along with the Democratic Alliance Women's Network (DAWN) outside the Roodepoort Mag

    Wednesday, June 20, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 160
  14. AFGHANISTAN: New Worries About Women's Rights and Ethnic Tensions Emerge in Afghanistan

    Events this week that raised questions on women's rights and ethnic tensions have added to long-term concerns about A

    Tuesday, June 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 142
  15. EGYPT: Women Targeted in Tahrir Square

    It is becoming increasingly uncomfortable to be female or foreign in Cairo's Tahrir Square, birthplace of the January

    Monday, June 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 137
  16. BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA: Bosnian Serbs Sentenced for Srebrenica Killings

    Bosnia's war crimes court convicted four former Bosnian Serb soldiers on Friday of participating in the execution of

    Friday, June 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 163
  17. CAMBODIA: Cambodian Housing Activists Say Women Jailed in Land Dispute are on Hunger Strike

    Phnom Penh, Cambodia — Four Cambodian women imprisoned for protesting their eviction from the land where their

    Monday, June 11, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 111
  18. AFGHANISTAN: ISAF Highlights Afghan Women Leaders at Gender Integration Discussions

    International Security Assistance Force commander U.S. Marine Gen. John R.

    Wednesday, June 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 091
  19. IRAQ: Iraqi Women Fight For Their Rights

    Watch Euronews' video report on
    Wednesday, June 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 097
  20. IRAQ and KURDISTAN: Where Arranged Marriages Are Customary, Suicides Grow More Common

    With her father sitting nearby, 16-year-old Jenan Merza struggled to explain why she was lying in bed recovering from

    Wednesday, June 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 098
  21. HAITI: Female Entrepeneurs Continue to Struggle for Economic Resources After Earthquae

    Elda Vilmeney had a business selling Coca-Cola in bulk on Third Avenue in Port-au-Prince, Haiti's capital.

    Tuesday, June 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 090
  22. NEPAL: Nepal Misses Pro-Women Constitution

    After four years of intense work, the 601-member Constituent Assembly (CA) missed a May 27 deadline to adopt a new co

    Tuesday, June 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 092
  23. RWANDA: Gender Monitoring Office Meets Women Parliamentarians

    On Monday, the Gender Monitoring Office (GMO) and the Rwanda Women Parliamentary Forum (FFRP) held a meeting aiming a

    Tuesday, June 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 102
  24. BURMA: Suu Kyi Speaks At World Economic Forum

    New parliamentarian Aung Sang Suu Kyi spoke of development, gender equality and the future of Myanmar's constitution

    Saturday, June 2, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 108
  25. ZIMBABWE: Women Warn Against Early Polls

    Zimbabwean women involved in politics and civil society have warned against holding elections without creating a peac

    Friday, June 1, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 094
  26. SOUTH AFRICA: President Zuma Appoints Commissioners for Gender Equality

    Pretoria — President Jacob Zuma has appointed nine commissioners to the Commission for Gender Equality.

    Friday, June 1, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 116
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  28. BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA: The Women of Bosnia and Herzegovina

    On July 11th, Remzija Delic will see her children again.

    Wednesday, May 30, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 065
  29. ZIMBABWE: Healing the Wounds of Gender Based Violence

    A small garage in Chitungwiza has become a centre of hope and rejuvenation for victims and perpetrators of gender bas

    Wednesday, May 30, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 159
  30. HAITI: Q&A with Peacekeeper Saheley Ferdous, Superintendent in the Bangladesh Formed Police Unit, Haiti

    The International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers, commemorated each year on 29 of May, is an occasion to salute t

    Tuesday, May 29, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 072
  31. BURMA: Peace Process Needs Women: Activists

    Including women in the peacemaking process could bring about a speedier and more durable resolution to Myanmar's ethn

    Monday, May 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 086
  32. PHILIPPINES: Government Localizes National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security

    The government has kicked off efforts of Localizing the National Action Plan (LNAP) on Women, Peace and Security in t

    Sunday, May 27, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 076
  33. GUATEMALA: Seeking Justice for Village Where Hundreds Were Raped, Tortured, Killed

    In 1982, the Guatemalan Army attacked a tiny village in the desolate northern region of Peten, raping, torturing and

    Saturday, May 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 067
  34. CAMBODIA: In Cambodia, Sentencing of Women Activists Sparks Outcry

    Many around the world have died protecting it: land.

    Saturday, May 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 100
  35. EGYPT: Egyptian Women Feel Excluded, Despite the Promise of the Revolution

    After Egyptian women stood shoulder to shoulder with men in the protests that toppled Hosni Mubarak, many looked forw

    Monday, May 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 052
  36. AFGHANISTAN: Open Letter to Obama, Karzai, Urges Women's Inclusion in Afghanistan Talks

    Amnesty International issued an open letter to President Barack Obama and Afghan President Hamid Karzai at their &quo

    Monday, May 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 066
  37. AFGHANISTAN: Chicago's Other Summit: The Future of Afghanistan's Women

    Anchor Aaron Schachter talks with journalist Gayle Lemmon about a “shadow summit” on Afghanistan's women

    Monday, May 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 080
  38. AFGHANISTAN: At NATO Summit on Afghanistan, Few Women's Voices Heard

    With the US and NATO planning the departure of their forces from Afghanistan by December 2014, some Afghan women and

    Sunday, May 20, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 056
  39. AFGHANISTAN: Opinion: Don't Abandon Afghan Women

    As the United States convenes the NATO summit in Chicago this weekend, the fate of Afghanistan's women is on my mind.

    Friday, May 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 054
  40. SOMALIA: Somali Draft Constitution Includes Women in Country's Affairs

    After two decades of civil war and being subjected to violence and unthinkable hardships, Somali women are now expect

    Monday, May 14, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 045
  41. NAMIBIA: Violence Against Women Triggers Protest

    Windhoek — About 100 people, of whom 56 were men, held a peaceful march to protest violence perpetrated against

    Monday, May 14, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 096
  42. EGYPT: Egypt's Women Keep Showing Power in Protest

    Female protesters continue to participate in pro-democracy demonstrations that remain deadly more than a year after P

    Friday, May 11, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 063
  43. INTERNATIONAL: Hatred of Women Exists in the West as Well as in the Arab World

    Misogyny has reduced women to headscarves and hymens.

    Thursday, May 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 036
  44. BOSNIA and HERZEGOVINA: Peace, Justice Elude Rape Victims of Bosnian War

    Nearly two decades after the Bosnian War ended, thousands of Bosnian women who were victims of sexual violence are st

    Tuesday, May 1, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 037
  45. SOUTH AFRICA: Still A Nation of Rapists 18 Years On

    Seven children under the age of 14 were being raped in Soweto in a day.

    Thursday, April 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 025
  46. INTERNATIONAL: Why Women Are a Foreign Policy Issue

    The most pressing global problems simply won't be solved without the participation of women. Seriously, guys.

    Thursday, April 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 029
  47. 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
  48. TIMOR-LESTE: East Timor: New President, Same Problems for Women

    The recent election of José Maria de Vasconcelos, or Taur Matan Ruak as he is known, to the Presidency of Timo

    Wednesday, April 25, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 019
  49. AFGHANISTAN: In Afghanistan, Underground Girls School Defies Taliban Edict, Threats

    Every morning in this mountain village in eastern Afghanistan, four dozen girls sneak through a square opening in a m

    Tuesday, April 24, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 027
  50. SOUTH AFRICA: South Africa Searches Soul Over Alleged Rape of Disabled 17 Year-Old Girl

    It is a country that can seem inured to violence from sheer familiarity.

    Thursday, April 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 008

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