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  1. 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
  2. REVIEW: Monitoring Implementation of Uganda Action Plan (NAP) for UNSCR 1325, 1820 and the Goma Declaration

    Friday, August 15, 2014
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 954
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. SOUTH SUDAN: Women Raped Under the Noses of UN Forces

    Emily was bitten, beaten and raped just a few hundred metres from the UN camp in South Sudan's capital, Juba.

    Tuesday, June 10, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 356
  11. SUDAN: Meriam Ibrahim Death Sentence Draws Formal Complaint Against Sudan

    Pressure on the Sudanese government to release Meriam Ibrahim stepped up on Monday with a formal complaint against au

    Tuesday, June 3, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 341
  12. Strong Girls, Powerful Women: Program Planning and Design for Adolescent Girls in Humanitarian Settings

    "This document is intended to help humanitarian practitioners more effectively identify and address the unique n

    Sunday, June 1, 2014
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 890
  13. RECOMMENDATIONS: IASC Gender Reference Group South Sudan Gender Alert

    New guidance from the IASC Gender Reference Group regarding immediate steps the humanitarian community can take to ad

    Wednesday, May 14, 2014
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 898
  14. SOUTH SUDAN: Women's Leaders in South Sudan Call on Rivals to Implement Ceasefire

    May 13, 2014 (JUBA) – The leaders of a South Sudanese women's group have called on the government and rebels to

    Tuesday, May 13, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 325
  15. SOUTH SUDAN: Sexual Violence Soars in South Sudan

    JUBA, 13 May 2014 (IRIN) - Sexual and gender-based violence might not be a new phenomenon in South Sudan, but the cur

    Tuesday, May 13, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 327
  16. SOUTH SUDAN: Workshop on women's role in conflict resolution in Wau

    The Western Bahr el Ghazal State government in collaboration with the United Nations Mission in South Sudan organized

    Friday, May 9, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 320
  17. SIERRA LEONE: Sierra Leone Sends Women Peacekeepers to Somalia

    Sierra Leone is demonstrating that it understands the important role women can play as peacekeepers.

    Thursday, April 24, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 293
  18. UGANDA: Ugandan Parliament adopts Resolution to Address Needs of War-Affected Women

    Years of advocacy by women's rights groups including those monitoring justice for women with disabilities in northern

    Wednesday, April 23, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 286
  19. SOUTH SUDAN: UN Event Spotlights Women of South Sudan as Partners of Peace

    The women of South Sudan played an instrumental role in the country's liberation struggle and will continue to make s

    Thursday, March 20, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 278
  20. SOMALIA: Women rally against Al Shabaab in Mogadishu

    Women from the 17 districts of Mogadishu have staged anti-Al Shabaab protest in Mogadishu in support of lasting peace

    Sunday, February 23, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 266
  21. SOUTH SUDAN: Women Bear Brunt of South Sudan Conflict, UN Official Says

    The head of the U.N.

    Wednesday, February 19, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 237
  22. SOMALIA: Women Shouldn't Live in Fear of Rape

    Somalia's new cabinet should urgently adopt meaningful reforms to confront rampant sexual violence, Human Rights Watc

    Saturday, February 15, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 256
  23. SOMALIA: Human Rights Watch Asks Somalia to Protect Women

    In recent years, Somali women and girls living in makeshift camps in and around Mogadishu have experienced a wave of

    Thursday, February 13, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 259
  24. REPORT: Somalia: Women Shouldn't Live in Fear of Rape

    Somalia's new cabinet should urgently adopt meaningful reforms to confront rampant sexual violence, Human Rights Watc

    Thursday, February 13, 2014
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 876
  25. SOUTH SUDAN: Calls for Women to Engage in S. Sudan Peace Building Efforts

    The minister of social development in South Sudan's Eastern Equatoria state, Paska Hifita, has called on women across

    Tuesday, February 11, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 263
  26. SOMALIA: Somaliland: Skills Training Offers new Opportunities to Women

    At an early age, Faduma began to learn an art that has been passed down her family from generation to generation.

    Wednesday, February 5, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 233
  27. ETHIOPIA: Living in fear of a misguided prejudice

    Longstanding cultural norms make life hard for many women in Addis Ababa, including deep-seated chauvinism that is ap

    Saturday, February 1, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 228
  28. SOMALIA: Reports of sexual exploitation and abuse by AMISOM increased

    In its annual report, the Human Rights Watch organization released on Tuesday blasts that Women and girls in Somalia

    Wednesday, January 22, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 202
  29. SOMALIA: Amisom Commends Enduring Role of Women in Somalia

    The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC) Ambassador Mahamat Saleh Annadif

    Wednesday, January 22, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 214
  30. SOUTH SUDAN: South Sudan conflict leaves women and children to cope as refugees

    Walk around Dzaipi transit centre in northern Uganda and you will see thousands of children running about, tents full

    Monday, January 20, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 210
  31. SOUTH SUDAN: Women Take Role in South Sudan Peace Talks

    Three members of the team negotiating for South Sudanese rebels in Ethiopia are women.

    Thursday, January 16, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 207
  32. UGANDA: Girl Up Initiative Uganda Aims to Empower Young Women, Improve Health

    The idea of Girl Up Initiative Uganda came to founders Kim Wolf and friend Monica Nyiraguhabwa last year as they walk

    Tuesday, December 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 174
  33. SUDAN: Calls for Sudan to end flogging of women

    UN independent experts have urged Sudan to end flogging punishments for women accused of so called moral crimes, stre

    Monday, November 11, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 137
  34. Power, Empowerment and Violence against Women, Study Violence as backlash against womens activism

    How best can international development agencies and indigenous NGOs support the efforts of women in the countries whe

    Monday, September 16, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 077
  35. SOMALIA: Displaced Women,Somali Camps

    Rape and sexual violence pose a “constant threat” to women and children living in camps for displaced peo

    Monday, August 19, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 051
  36. SOMALIA: 'Women Carry Axes' for Safety At Mogadishu's Liido Beach

    As Mogadishu's Liido beach became a popular spot, where young men and women are predominant during the holidays, wome

    Saturday, August 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 043
  37. SOMALIA: Rape and Injustice: The Woman Breaking Somalia's Wall of Silence

    Inside a brightly painted Mogadishu clinic, Salim (not her real name) sits alongside her seven-year-old son, waiting

    Tuesday, August 6, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 033
  38. SOUTH SUDAN: Kiir Makes New Changes, Appoints More Women Ministers

    Juba — South Sudan president, Salva Kiir unexpectedly reversed an earlier order, appointing five ministers and

    Monday, August 5, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 040
  39. SOUTH SUDAN: Empowering Women in South Sudan

    A dozen women were seated in the courtyard underneath a traditional African roof.

    Thursday, July 25, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 023
  40. SOMALIA: Malala Yousefzai Inspires Girls' Education Activists in Somalia

    The speech of 16-year-old Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai at the United Nations this month has served as an inspi

    Tuesday, July 23, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 020
  41. SOMALIA: Somali Government Drafts Bill to Protect Women's Rights

    The Somali Ministry of Development and Social Affairs is drafting a bill that outlines a new gender policy for the co

    Monday, July 22, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 016
  42. SUDAN: Time to Let Sudan's Girls Be Girls, Not Brides

    Lawyers and rights activists are calling for a change in Sudan's laws which allow for the marriage of girls as young

    Wednesday, July 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 006
  43. UGANDA: Cops Lack Skills in Gender-Related Cases, Says Judge

    The Police lack necessary to handle gender-related issues, Justice David Batema, has said.

    Thursday, July 4, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 997
  44. REPORT: South Sudan: Investigating Sexual Violence in Conflict Proves Challenging

    In 2009/10, the United Nations Security Council passed Resolutions 1888 and 1960 establishing Women's Protection Advi

    Tuesday, June 18, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 816
  45. KENYA: Give Kenya Women Bigger Role in Political Parties

    Women representation in the management of political parties in Kenya is still low regardless of the threshold spelt o

    Saturday, June 15, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 636
  46. DARFUR: North Darfur Exerting Efforts to Empower Rural Women

    North Darfur has announced its total commitment to empowering rural women through microfinance programmes as an ideal

    Friday, June 7, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 980
  47. SOMALIA: Inside the Rape Crisis Center Thats Helping Somalia's Women

    In a classroom tucked away from the world in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, students practice spelling.

    Friday, May 17, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 952
  48. SOMALIA: The First Lady On Violence Against Women

    Asha Haji Elmi was born in Somalia in 1962 where she graduated from the Somali National University in Mogadishu.

    Saturday, May 11, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 948
  49. SOUTH SUDAN: UN Official Urges Key Role for Women in Drafting New Constitution

    Women must play a greater role in South Sudan's political life, from drawing up the country's constitution to transla

    Tuesday, May 7, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 957
  50. KENYA: Uhuru to Appoint 8 Women in Cabinet

    PRESIDENT-elect Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy William Ruto want to have at least one woman from each of Kenya's eight

    Friday, April 5, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 913

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