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  1. Security Council Debate94 229
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  3. SOUTHERN AFRICA: SADC Unlikely to Achieve Gender Targets

    The Southern African Gender Protocol Alliance has called on gender ministers to craft a strong rights-based appro

    Wednesday, August 27, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 472
  4. SOUTH AFRICA: Let's Fight Abuse Together

    Everywhere I go there is a palpable sense of anger and sadness at the recent spate of abuse and killing of women and

    Tuesday, August 26, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 470
  5. ETHIOPIA: UNDP Ethiopia Announces Goodwill Ambassador for Entrepreneurship

    "The United Nations Development Programme in Ethiopia announced the appointment of its Goodwill Ambassador for E

    Friday, August 22, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 467
  6. REVIEW: Monitoring Implementation of Uganda Action Plan (NAP) for UNSCR 1325, 1820 and the Goma Declaration

    Friday, August 15, 2014
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 954
  7. SOUTH AFRICA: South African Women Need Mental Liberation

    It has been four months since the 14th of April -- the beginning of a life-changing horror story for almost 300 schoo

    Monday, August 11, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 464
  8. SIERRA LEONE: NOW Seek Inputs Into UN Resolutions 1325 & 1820

    Women groups and Civil Society Organisations have made their inputs into the Sierra Leone in-country monitoring of th

    Monday, August 11, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 465
  9. DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO: The Way to Bring A Lasting Peace in the Congo? Women

    When Nobel Peace Prize winner Leymah Gbowee led women in song at the fish markets on the Liberian coast in the late 1

    Friday, August 8, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 463
  10. UGANDA: Ugandan Women Military, Police Officers Demand Gender Equality

    Women leaders in the Ugandan police force and the military have called for deliberate measures and policies to increa

    Wednesday, August 6, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 459
  11. AFRICA: Advocates Seize on White House Africa Summit to Call for End to Child Marriage

    Activist groups called on African government officials to ban child marriage amid President Barack Obama's first U.S.

    Tuesday, August 5, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 458
  12. ZIMBABWE: Women Most Affected By Gender Bias

    The Sadc Protocol on Gender and Development is a perfect instrument that needs to implemented by all member States to

    Friday, August 1, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 455
  13. SOUTH AFRICA: National Women's Month Launched

    Minister in the Presidency responsible for Women, Susan Shabangu has launched the 2014 National Women's Month program

    Thursday, July 31, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 454
  14. DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO: Congo's Women Deserve Action

    Too often the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is reduced to ‘the rape capital of the world,' a tragic title

    Thursday, July 31, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 456
  15. ANGOLA: Africa Marks Women's Day On July 31

    Africa will celebrate on 31 July the African Women?s Day, which was declared by the African Union after the first Pan

    Wednesday, July 30, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 452
  16. SOMALIA: Somali Women 'Untapped Resource' in Fight Against al-Shabaab

    For years women in Mogadishu have been on the side-lines in the fight against al-Shabaab, but more recently they have

    Tuesday, July 29, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 450
  17. NIGERIA: Women's Right: From Battle To Peace Table

    The Convention on the Elimination of Violence against Women is still missing, but progress on other dimensions of thi

    Thursday, July 24, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 449
  18. ANGOLA: Listening to Rural Women Problems Indicates Promotion of Human Rights

    The program of listening to problems facing women in the rural areas, opened this year by the government, indicates t

    Tuesday, July 22, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 446
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  20. LIBERIA: UN, Liberia Shining Light On Ending Violence Against Women

    On Tuesday July, 15, 2014, two of the United Nations System Agencies, the Joint Programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS) an

    Thursday, July 17, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 388
  21. AFRICA: African Women Participate in Leadership Training

    The Moremi Initiative has launched the 2014 MILEAD Fellows Leadership Institute to train young women to develop their

    Wednesday, July 16, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 438
  22. EGYPT: Egypt Court Jails Seven For Life Over Sexual Assaults

    A court in Egypt has sentenced seven men to life in prison and two others to 20 years for sexual assaulting women las

    Wednesday, July 16, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 439
  23. Reports/Policy Briefs90 945
  24. DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO: UN Hails Appointment of Senior Adviser on Sexual Violence, Child Recruitment

    The appointment of a presidential adviser on conflict-related sexual violence and child recruitment in the Democratic

    Monday, July 14, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 440
  25. DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO: Medical App Amasses Evidence Against War-Zone Rapists

    ASMA, 14, was raped at gunpoint. Two soldiers attacked her as she looked for firewood in the forest.

    Thursday, July 10, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 432
  26. RWANDA: Why Women Should Be At the Forefront of Waging Peace

    Last Sunday, President Paul Kagame met with Rwandan women of all walks of life to celebrate the country's 20th libera

    Thursday, July 10, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 437
  27. SOUTH SUDAN: At Its Third Anniversary, South Sudan Works to Show New Brighter Side

    After gaining its independence three years ago, South Sudan got a rush of media attention.

    Tuesday, July 8, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 427
  28. BURUNDI: Burundian Women Want a Greater Say in Running of Country

    As Burundi heads towards the 2015 general elections, and despite a quota of 30 percent women's representation in parl

    Monday, July 7, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 424
  29. SOMALIA: Somali Ministry of Women Launches Training On Gender-Based Violence

    Somali Ministry of Women and Human Rights in collaboration with the United Nations Population Fund and United Nations

    Monday, July 7, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 425
  30. SOMALIA: Somali Ministry of Women Launches Training On Gender-Based Violence

    Somali Ministry of Women and Human Rights in collaboration with the United Nations Population Fund and United Nations

    Monday, July 7, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 434
  31. RWANDA: Women Want to be Decision-Makers about Peace, Not Passive Victims of War

    Gaspard, the taxi driver taking me back to my hotel after dinner, is 27. So he was just a boy in 1994.

    Thursday, July 3, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 423
  32. AFRICA: Global Consultation to Advance a Transformative Women, Peace and Security Agenda

    With the 15th anniversary of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 around the corner, the Women Peacemakers Program (WP

    Wednesday, July 2, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 421
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  34. AFRICA: Bank Project Will Help Survivors of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in Africa's Great Lakes Region

    World Bank Group's Board of Executive Directors has approved US$107 million in financial grants to the countries of B

    Monday, June 30, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 414
  35. LIBYA: Libyan Women's Rights Advocate Salwa Abugaigis Assassinated

    Human rights activist Salwa Bugaighis was shot dead by unknown assailants at her home in the restive east Libyan city

    Thursday, June 26, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 411
  36. CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC: UN Official Urges Strong Action to Protect Women, Girls

    24 June 2014 – With women and girls in Central African Republic (CAR) falling prey to a raft of “terrifyi

    Wednesday, June 25, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 409
  37. NIGERIA: 60 Females, 31 Boys Abducted in Northeast Nigeria

    MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Extremists have abducted 60 more girls and women and 31 boys in weekend attacks on vi

    Tuesday, June 24, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 406
  38. SUDAN: Sudan Shuts Women's Rights Centre Without Explanation

    Sudanese authorities shut a 17-year-old centre for women's rights without explanation on Tuesday, the centre's direct

    Tuesday, June 24, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 408
  39. NIGERIA: Why Were Women's Groups Excluded from Meeting on Nigerian Security?

    I sat in the glittery closing plenary of last week's global summit to end sexual violence in conflict in London, tire

    Friday, June 20, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 398
  40. LIBYA: The Law is Failing the Women of Libya

    What started as a normal day for an ordinary young woman here in Libya turned into a nightmare when a security guard

    Thursday, June 19, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 393
  41. TOOLKIT: Practical Guidance on Using Law to Empower Women in Post-Conflict Systems

    Thursday, June 19, 2014
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 910
  42. GHANA: Workshop on Monitoring and Evaluation of UNSCR 1325 Underway

    A three-day training workshop on the monitoring and evaluation of United Nations Security Council Resolution (UNSCR)

    Wednesday, June 18, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 382
  43. ANGOLA: Family Ministry Action Plan to Promote Greater Gender Equality

    Luanda — The Action Plan for the Implementation of the National Policy for Gender Equality and Equity (PNIEG) o

    Wednesday, June 18, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 383
  44. AFRICA: China, Sudan Major Producers of Small Arms Circulating in Africa

    The Permanent Ambassador of Switzerland to the UN, Olivier Zehnder, said on Monday in New York, that newly produced a

    Tuesday, June 17, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 380
  45. RWANDA: Rwanda Expands Refugee 'One-Stop' Care Centers for Rape Victims

    RWANDA, EASTERN AFRICA: To curb continuing cases of rape violence in Rwanda's refugee camps, the government of Rwanda

    Monday, June 16, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 366
  46. DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO: British Aid Money May Unwittingly be Funding Rape and Torture in DR Congo

    Concern is mounting that British aid money may be funding police who are using rape as a tool of state-sanctioned tor

    Monday, June 16, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 369
  47. ZIMBABWE: Gender Commission Survival Hinges on Govt Commitment

    Last week Cabinet approved the Gender Commission Bill which is likely to be tabled in Parliament next month.

    Sunday, June 15, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 365
  48. LIBYA: Female Election Candidates Receive Training

    With support from UNSMIL, the Libyan Women's Forum (LWF) (www.libyan-wome

    Saturday, June 14, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 392
  49. LIBYA: Libya Set to Pay Reparations to Victims of Rape as a War Crime

    A decree issued Wednesday in Libya would recognize rape committed during that country's revolution as a war crime and

    Thursday, June 12, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 362
  50. Reports/Policy Briefs90 906

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