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  1. INTERNATIONAL: UN Envoy Stresses Need to Prevent Conflict-Related Sexual Violence Before it Begins

    It is critical to prevent conflict-related sexual violence before it happens, a top United Nations official stressed

    Thursday, April 14, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 559
  2. COTE D'IVOIRE: In Ivory Coast, When Conflict Starts Women Become Targets

    Beatrice's small voice comes from a corner of a big tent in Bahn camp that is crammed with at least 100 refugee women

    Wednesday, April 13, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 546
  3. COTE D'IVOIRE/LIBERIA: IRC Press Release: Rape and Sexual Abuse Pervasive in Ivory Coast Crisis

    Alarming numbers of Ivorian women and girls have been raped, sexually assaulted, beaten and harassed by armed men at

    Wednesday, April 13, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 576
  4. LIBERIA: Why I'm Optimistic About West Africa

    As I read reports of upheaval in North Africa and watch with apprehension as tensions reach their boiling point in C&

    Monday, April 11, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 506
  5. COTE D'IVOIRE: Ouattara Forces Kill, Rape Civilians During Offensive

    Forces loyal to President-elect Alassane Ouattara killed hundreds of civilians, raped more than 20 alleged supporters

    Saturday, April 9, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 511
  6. COTE D'IVOIRE: Registration Highlights Humanitarian Needs in Western Cote d'Ivoire, Stranded Migrants in Abidjan Shelter in Embassies

    IOM staff in the western Ivoirian town of Duékoué have completed the registration of more than 27,500 i

    Friday, April 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 502
  7. COTE D'IVOIRE/LIBERIA: Refugees Report Murder, Rape, Abuse

    Ivoirians who have fled across the border to Liberia have reported incidents of rape, sexual abuse and murder to NGOs

    Friday, April 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 507
  8. COTE D'IVOIRE: Women Struggle to Survive in Crowded Refugee Camps

    After leaving her husband behind to protect their home, Philomene Eholi* recently fled the Ivory Coast with her mothe

    Tuesday, April 5, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 486
  9. COTE D'IVOIRE: CARE to Aid in Cote d'Ivoire

    CARE is scaling up our response to help people affected by the post-election violence in Côte d'Ivoire that has

    Tuesday, April 5, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 500
  10. COTE D'IVOIRE: Increasingly Untenable Situation for Tens of Thousands of Displaced in Western Cote d'Ivoire

    Conditions for tens of thousands of internally displaced people (IDPs) seeking refuge at a Catholic mission in the we

    Friday, April 1, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 488
  11. COTE D'IVOIRE: The Case for Intervention in the Ivory Coast

    As the world rallies behind the Libyan population, it is hard to understand why the Ivory Coast is just a footnote in

    Friday, March 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 497
  12. COTE D'IVOIRE/LIBERIA: West African Women Demand Peace In Cote D'Ivoire

    Women from across West Africa on Wednesday pleaded with Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of We

    Friday, March 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 547
  13. WEST AFRICA/COTE D'IVOIRE: Cote d'Ivoire's Gbagbo Readying Rockets, Helicopter – UN

    Women urge ECOWAS leaders to stop crisis in Cote d'lvoire

    Wednesday, March 23, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 460
  14. COTE D'IVOIRE: Crimes against Humans

    The violence in Côte d'Ivoire has gotten so that women sitting at a vegetable stall mid-afternoon can end up in

    Friday, March 18, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 425
  15. Situation of Human Rights in Côte d'Ivoire

    The Human Rights Council adopted a Resolution to dispatch an independent international commission of inquiry to C&oci

    Friday, March 18, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 361
  16. Côte d'Ivoire: Crimes Against Humanity by Gbagbo Forces

    As Crisis Deepens, Grave Abuses Committed by Both Sides

    Tuesday, March 15, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 343
  17. COTE D'IVOIRE: Ivory Coast Women Defiant after Being Targeted by Gbagbo's Guns

    First guilt, then pain, then disgust. First tears, then sleeplessness, then defiance.

    Friday, March 11, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 416
  18. COTE D'IVOIRE: Human Rights Situation In Côte d'Ivoire

    UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay warned Thursday that human rights violations against civilians in C

    Thursday, March 10, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 402
  19. COTE D'IVOIRE: Crossing a Line - Killings and Fear in Abidjan

    As reports by Human Rights Watch and formal documentation from the UN Human Rights Commission decry the worsening hum

    Tuesday, March 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 351
  20. COTE D'IVOIRE: Ivory Coast Marches on International Women's Day end in Bloodshed

    Marches by thousands of women in protest at Ivory Coast's president Laurent Gbagbo have ended in bloodshed after his

    Tuesday, March 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 367
  21. COTE D'IVOIRE: Ivory Coast Eyewitness: Women 'Saughtered by Soldiers'

    The UN refugee agency says parts of Ivory Coast's main city, Abidjan, resemble a war zone.

    Friday, March 4, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 334
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  23. COTE D'IVOIRE: Sexual Violence and Other Human Rights Abuses Must Stop

    Human rights violations including sexual violence and unlawful killings are being perpetrated by forces loyal to both

    Tuesday, February 22, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 276
  24. Amnesty International Cote D'Ivoire Mission Report

    An Amnesty International research team has just returned from a four week mission to Côte d'Ivoire where they i

    Tuesday, February 22, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 325
  25. COTE D'IVOIRE: MRU Women on the Move for Peace

    The Mano River Union Women Peace Network (Liberia Chapter) in collaboration with other women Organizations in Liberia

    Wednesday, February 16, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 236
  26. COTE D'IVOIRE: Briefing on Human Rights

    IRIN's series of revised briefings takes a look at the handling of the crisis by the UN, regional bodies the African

    Tuesday, February 15, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 233
  27. COTE D'IVOIRE: Bringing Health Care to Displaced Women in Cote D'Ivoire

    In the aftermath of post-election violence here, almost 18 thousand people -- 70 per cent of them women, children and

    Monday, February 7, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 245
  28. OCHA Humanitarian Report #12 on Côte d'Ivoire: Post-electoral crisis

    This is Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) Humanitarian Report # 12 on Côte d'Ivoire: P

    Monday, February 7, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 310
  29. COTE D'IVOIRE: UN Envoy Urges Protection From Sexual Violence Amid Côte d'Ivoire Crisis

    “I condemn in the strongest possible terms the employment of sexual violence as a means to political ends.

    Thursday, January 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 105
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  31. COTE D'IVOIRE: Voices of Reason Sidelined in the Crisis

    With Laurent Gbagbo drawing much of his support from the largely Christian south and Alassane Ouattara strongly assoc

    Wednesday, January 26, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 086
  32. COTE D'IVOIRE: Ivorian Women and Children Continue to Flee Into Liberia

    Côte d'Ivoire, the world's biggest cocoa producer, has been in turmoil since early December when President Laur

    Thursday, January 20, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 068
  33. COTE D'IVOIRE: Help for Côte d'Ivoire's Displaced Families in the Midst of a National Crisis

    Nearly all of these internally displaced persons, or IDPs, fled their homes during violent clashes that erupted earli

    Wednesday, January 19, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 065
  34. COTE D'IVOIRE: UNICEF Appeals for Children and Women in Ivory Coast

    The United Nations Children's Fund is appealing for more than $20 million to provide life-saving assistance to tens o

    Sunday, January 9, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 956
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  36. COTE D'IVOIRE/LIBERIA: With 22,000 Ivorian Refugees in Liberia, UNHCR Speeding Up Aid Delivery

    UNHCR is stepping up its aid delivery to the now 22,000 Ivorian refugees who fled to Liberia in the wake of post-elec

    Tuesday, January 4, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 913
  37. COTE D'IVOIRE: Women's Vote Important Factor in Ivory Coast Elections

    Women represent more than 60 percent of the registered voters in Abidjan, Ivory Coast's largest city.

    Thursday, November 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 881
  38. COTE D'IVOIRE: Ivorian Women Urged to Vote Massively Sunday

    A Women's organization in Cote d'Ivoire, the International Forum of Women for Development and Peace (FIFEM), on Tuesd

    Wednesday, October 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 513
  39. COTE D'IVOIRE: Rampant Criminality, Sexual Violence in West

    Well-armed criminal gangs in western Côte d'Ivoire subject local residents to a relentless stream of abuses, in

    Friday, October 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 406
  40. COTE D'IVOIRE/NIGERIA: Combat Trafficking for Prostitution

    Authorities in Côte d'Ivoire and Nigeria should investigate and close down networks that traffic Nigerian women

    Thursday, August 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 945
  41. COTE D'IVOIRE: Côte d'Ivoire / UNOCI Educates Staff to Take the Gender Factor Into Consideration in its Peace-keeping Operations

    The United Nations Operation in Côte d'Ivoire (UNOCI), on Wednesday, 19 May 2010, began a three-day workshop in

    Friday, May 21, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 093
  42. COTE D'IVOIRE: Côte d'Ivoire / UNOCI Chief Underlines Women's Central Role in Electoral Process

    The Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Côte d'Ivoire, Y. J.

    Friday, April 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 135
  43. Monthly Action Points on Women, Peace and Security: May 2010

    The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the May 2010 version of their Monthly Action Points (

    Wednesday, April 28, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 316
  44. COTE D'IVOIRE: President Pardons 100 Female Prisoner

    The President of Ivory Coast Laurent Gbagbo has signed a pardon decree to free about 100 female prisoners in the West

    Sunday, March 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 574
  45. COTE D'IVOIREe: Women's group supports election schedule

    A women's umbrella group, the Federation of Feminine Associations and NGOs for the Elections in Cote-Ivoire (FFAOECI)

    Tuesday, January 19, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 570
  46. IVORY COAST: President Pardons 100 Female Prisoners

    The President of Ivory Coast Laurent Gbagbo has signed a pardon decree to free about 100 female prisoners in the West

    Thursday, January 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 578
  47. AFRICA: Achieving Fifty Percent Women in Decision Making by 2015

    Gender activists from East and Southern Africa have expressed shock at the backward trends in the 50/50 campaign in r

    Friday, December 18, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 672
  48. COTE D'IVOIRE: UN-backed Workshop to Boost the Satut of Policewomen in Cote D' Ivoire

    Improving the status and effectiveness of women, whose numbers have risen steadily in the past decade, in the police

    Wednesday, February 25, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 937
  49. Gender and Security Reform in West Africa: A Needs Assessment Report

    In April 2008, the Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF) and the Accra based Women Peace an

    Tuesday, January 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 259
  50. My Heart Is Cut

    Pro-government and rebel forces in Côte d'Ivoire have subjected thousands of women and girls to rape and other

    Wednesday, August 1, 2007
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 121