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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. EGYPT: Egypt's Shame : Why Violence Against Women Has Soared After Mubarak

    In late November 2013, Egyptian police rounded up 14 female activists in downtown Cairo, including three prominent wo

    Monday, January 27, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 217
  4. MOROCCO: Morocco Set to Repeal Controversial Rape Section in Penal Code

    Morocco aims to toss part of its penal code allowing rapists who marry their victims to go free, lawmakers told Al Ja

    Wednesday, January 8, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 199
  5. REPORT: Survivors Speak Out: Sexual Violence in Sudan

    The Nobel Women's Initiative, in collaboration with the International Campaign to Stop Rape & Gender Violence in

    Friday, December 6, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 835
  6. ALGERIA: Algeria Wrestling With Aftermath Of Jihadists' Temporary Marriages

    By: Kaci Racelma for Al-Monitor Posted on October 10.

    Thursday, October 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 105
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  8. EGYPT: Women's Voices Must Be Heard Without Threat of Violence - UN Official

    A senior United Nations official today stressed the need to ensure women can make their voices heard in Egypt without

    Wednesday, July 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 004
  9. EGYPT: Sexual Violence - the Dark Side of the Revolution

    This week alone, 91 women became victims of sexual assault over four days during the protests, says Human Rights Watc

    Sunday, July 7, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 000
  10. STUDY: Study on Ways and Methods to Eliminate Sexual Harassment in Egypt

    This first widespread governmental study on sexual harassment in Egypt has revealed that an astounding 99.3 per cent

    Thursday, May 23, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 812
  11. EGYPT: Egyptian Women Angry After President's Advisor Says Harassment

    Egyptian women are livid after an advisor to President Mohamed Morsi said that statistics on sexual harassment and se

    Wednesday, May 8, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 947
  12. EGYPT: Egyptian Women Reject Blame for Upsurge in Sexual Harassment

    In Egypt, women's rights groups are pushing back against some Islamists' attempts to blame women for an upsurge in se

    Monday, April 8, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 926
  13. WESTERN SAHARA: President of Republic Describes As 'Shameful Act' Recent Aggression on Saharawi Women in Occupied El Aaiun

    The President of the Republic and Secretary General of the Frente POLISARIO Mr.

    Saturday, March 30, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 888
  14. LIBYA: Libya Urged to Adopt UN Report on Violence Against Women

    Several Libyan organisations fighting for women's rights held a demo on Thursday morning against deteriorating human

    Monday, March 25, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 873
  15. MENA REGION: Arab Women Say Time for Saying 'Spring' Is Over

    Egyptian female activists are looking for a better constitution and members of the Syrian opposition are concerned ab

    Thursday, March 14, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 857
  16. WILPF MENA Partners CSW 57 Statement

    Friday, March 8, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 787
  17. MENA REGION: Arab Women Must Fight Back

    We are now supposed to be in the midst of celebrating the 2nd anniversary of the Arab Spring.

    Saturday, February 23, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 829
  18. MALI: Young Girls Testify to Human Rights Abuses in Northern Mali

    World Vision is extremely concerned about the plight of girls and young women in northern Mali, amid growing reports

    Wednesday, February 6, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 780
  19. Egypt: Gender-Based Violence Against Women around Tahrir Square

    "I will not stay quiet.

    Wednesday, February 6, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 788
  20. EGYPT: Coalition Condemns Violence Against Women

    Numerous movements, political parties, organisations and individuals took a united stand on violence against women.

    Monday, February 4, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 785
  21. EGYPT: UN Concerned About Rising Violence Against Female Protesters

    The top United Nations official tasked with advancing gender equality today expressed “deep concern” abou

    Thursday, January 31, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 770
  22. LIBYA: Libya to Receive UN Women Grant for the First Time

    Libya will be among 18 countries to receive a grant from the UN Trust Fund to End Violence Against Women (UN Trust Fu

    Monday, November 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 624
  23. TUNISIA: Tunisian schizophrenia over women

    Tunisia has long been known for its advanced stand regarding women's rights, thanks to the Personal Status Code, a se

    Monday, October 1, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 433
  24. LIBYA: 'For Gaddafi, rape was a weapon'

    A French reporter has published a book of testimonies from women forced into former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's h

    Friday, September 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 397
  25. NORTH AFRICA: ICTJ Program Report - Middle East and North Africa

    The latest ICTJ Program Report explores transitional justice issues in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) and ch

    Wednesday, September 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 300
  26. MIDDLE EAST: Women at the Frontiers

    This week I was invited to an Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) meeting in the Austrian cap

    Thursday, July 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 234
  27. 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
  28. SUDAN: On Intisar's Zina Charges and Stoning Sentence

    On 22 April 2012, Sudanese judge Sami Ibrahim Shabo sentenced to death by stoning a young woman accused of Zina (adul

    Wednesday, June 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 099
  29. 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
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  31. TUNISIA: Talk is Cheap: Addressing Sexual Harassment in Tunisia

    “Breaking the silence is the first step.”

    Saturday, April 14, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 014
  32. LIBYA: Historic Transition in Libya Must Not Forget the Survivors of Sexual Violence

    As the Security Council last week voted unanimously to extend the mandate of the UN's political mission in Libya, its

    Monday, March 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 927
  33. LIBYA: Hidden Deaths of Libyan Rape Survivors

    Wartime rape is a persistent and brutal aspect of conflict, whether during or in the aftermath of hostilities.

    Monday, January 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 643
  34. EGYPT: Egyptian Women Find Power Still Hinges on Men

    At first Samira Ibrahim was afraid to tell her father that Egyptian soldiers had detained her in Tahrir Square in Cai

    Monday, January 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 656
  35. EGYPT: HRW: Prosecute Sexual Assaults On Protesters

    There is an escalating pattern of physical attacks by Egyptian military and police officers against women and male pr

    Wednesday, December 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 599
  36. EGYPT: Egypt's Attack on Women Protesters a 'Disgrace', Clinton Says

    Egyptian women protesters “are being attacked, stripped and beaten in the streets” by security forces, a

    Tuesday, December 20, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 572
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  39. EGYPT: Egypt Unrest: Women Protest Against Army Violence

    Thousands of Egyptian women have held rallies in Cairo against their treatment by security forces.

    Tuesday, December 20, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 592
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  41. LIBYA: ICC begins investigating sex crimes by Gaddafi loyalists

    A team from the International Criminal Court (ICC) has arrived in Libya to begin investigating sexual crimes committe

    Tuesday, December 6, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 494
  42. EGYPT: Sexual Assault and Torture in Post-Revolution Egypt

    When the troops came into Tahrir Square in March, one young social worker was passing by on her way to pay back her s

    Monday, November 14, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 431
  43. LIBYA: Women Who Defied al-Gaddafi Regime Not Spared From Brutal Jails

    One of the grimmest features of the armed conflict in Libya has been the spate of arbitrary arrests and enforced disa

    Friday, September 23, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 189
  44. LIBYA: African Women say Rebels raped them in Libyan Camp

    When the sun sets on the refugee camp for black Africans that has sprung up at the marina in this town six miles west

    Thursday, September 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 169
  45. LIBYA: Migrants in Libya Camp Claim Rape

    Migrant workers living in a squatter settlement outside Tripoli have claimed that nearly two dozen women in the camp

    Tuesday, August 30, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 172
  46. EGYPT: Military Pledges to Stop Forced 'Virginity Tests'

    The head of Egypt's military intelligence has promised Amnesty International that the army will no longer carry out f

    Monday, June 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 987
  47. LIBYA/INTERNATIONAL: Muammer's Rapists

    New charges that Muammer Gaddafi has ordered mass rapes of women in Libya are just the latest in an ongoing and unpre

    Tuesday, June 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 979
  48. LIBYA: Clinton Accuses Kadhafi of Using Rape as a Tool

    US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton accused the forces of Libyan leader Moamer Kadhafi on Thursday of using rape an

    Thursday, June 16, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 958
  49. LIBYA: Libya Mass Rape Claims: Using Viagra Would be a Horrific First

    The international criminal court (ICC) in The Hague has previously launched investigations into the alleged use of sy

    Tuesday, June 14, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 862
  50. LIBYA/INTERNATIONAL: UN Officials Bicker over Claims Gaddafi Used Rape as a Weapon

    Top United Nations officials are at loggerheads over whether rape is being used as a weapon in Libya, issuing contrad

    Friday, June 10, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 922