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  1. BURMA/MYANMAR: Women Urged to Take Part in Peace Process

    The Burmese government's chief peace negotiator, Aung Min, suggested that women's involvement in the ongoing peace pr

    Wednesday, February 12, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 245
  2. REPORT: "No One is Safe" The Abuse of Women in Iraq's Criminal Justice System

    February 7, 2014 - Both men and women suffer from the severe flaws of the criminal justice system.

    Wednesday, February 12, 2014
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 870
  3. FIJI: Violence against Women Training kicks off

    Violence Against Women and Girls is rife in the Pacific and various programs are being developed to counter this.`26

    Tuesday, February 11, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 235
  4. BURMA/MYANMAR: Rape Is a Weapon in Burma's Kachin State, but the Women of Kachin Are Fighting Back

    By breaking their silence, and documenting the outrages committed, local communities in Kachin are defending themselv

    Tuesday, February 11, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 246
  5. REPORT: The State of Yemen Women

    Saturday, February 8, 2014
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 930
  6. IRAQ: Iraq Illegally Detains Thousands of Women, Tortures Many: HRW

    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi authorities are detaining thousands of women illegally and subjecting many to torture and i

    Thursday, February 6, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 231
  7. IRAQ: Government of Iraq Launches its National Action Plan on UN Security Council Resolution 1325

    Baghdad, 6 February 2014 – The Government of Iraq today launched its National Action Plan on UN Security Counci

    Thursday, February 6, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 312
  8. IRAN: Old Challenges Continue for Women Under New President

    (WNN) Los Angeles, California, UNITED STATES, AMERICAS: Despite the election of new President Hassan Rowhani in the I

    Monday, February 3, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 229
  9. SYRIA: 'Assad made Beggars out of his People:' Syrian refugees Flood into Jordan

    Zaatari refugee camp, Jordan (CNN) -- They carried teapots and tiny gas canisters, shopping bags filled with clothes

    Thursday, January 30, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 224
  10. PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Bougainville Women Say They Were Excluded From The Reconciliation Ceremony

    The Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea Peter O'Neil has completed his historic state visit to the Autonomous Region o

    Thursday, January 30, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 250
  11. JAPAN: NHK Chief's Sexual Slavery Comments an "Insult"

    The new head of Japan's national broadcaster NHK defence of the country's wartime military sexual slavery is deplorab

    Monday, January 27, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 221
  12. SYRIA: Syria Peace Talks: Bitter Exchanges Mark First Day Of Negotiations

    GENEVA (AP) — The leader of Syria's Western-backed opposition said Thursday he will give his negotiating team t

    Friday, January 24, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 216
  13. INDONESIA: Rights Rollback for Religious Minorities, Women, HRW says

    Indonesian women and religious minorities have faced heightened discrimination as a result of the government's failur

    Wednesday, January 22, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 248
  14. INDIA: India's Women-Friendly Gun Renews Debate Over Self-Defense Against Rape

    In India, a new female-friendly handgun has sparked renewed scrutiny over how women can protect themselves from sexua

    Tuesday, January 21, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 212
  15. CAMBODIA: Report Finds Poor Implementation of Domestic Violence Law

    Preliminary research in two provinces has found that a lack of implementation of the domestic violence law means that

    Tuesday, January 21, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 213
  16. KASHMIR: Geelani's Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Forms Pan-Kashmir Women Wing

    Pro-Pakistan Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani Sunday announced the formation of pan-Kashmir women wing of his pa

    Sunday, January 19, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 211
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  18. IRAQ: The Womans Word from Iraq

    Iraq is in the middle of a crisis again.

    Thursday, January 16, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 203
  19. BOOK: The Law, Patriarchy and Religious Fundamentalism: Women's Rights in Pakistan

    The Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC) and its sister organisation the Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) are pleas

    Thursday, January 16, 2014
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 865
  20. FIJI: Survey Indicates Possible Drop in Violence Against Women

    There is some indication that the rates of physical violence against women have reduced since the Fiji Women's Crisis

    Wednesday, January 15, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 182
  21. INDIA: Danish Woman Gang-Raped in Delhi after Asking for Directions

    A Danish woman was held at knife point, beaten and gang-raped in the centre of New Delhi's backpacker district after

    Wednesday, January 15, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 183
  22. SYRIA: Conference of Syrian Women: Recommendations

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    Wednesday, January 15, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 190
  23. AFGHANISTAN: Afghanistan Picks Woman for Senior Police Role

    Afghanistan has its first female police chief after appointing an officer with 25 years experience to head a district

    Wednesday, January 15, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 193
  24. MIDDLE EAST: Aspirations of Women

    Aside from ushering in hitherto unprecedented changes, the Arab Spring also brought to the fore an unsaid aspect &mda

    Wednesday, January 15, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 195
  25. SYRIA: Isolated and Misinformed, Syrian Refugees Struggle

    ZAHLEH, LEBANON — Fear, confusion and a lack of information are preventing many Syrian refugees in Lebanon from

    Wednesday, January 15, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 196
  26. SYRIA: Syrian Women Demand Voice at Peace Talks

    A proper democracy cannot be established without the participation of women.

    Wednesday, January 15, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 198
  27. BURMA/MYANMAR: Myanmar Military still uses Rape as a Weapon of War: Rights Group

    A women's group says the military in Myanmar is still using rape as a weapon of war, with more than 100 women and gir

    Tuesday, January 14, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 178
  28. PAKISTAN: Reporter gets Death Threats after Covering Sexual Assault

    Reporters Without Borders is extremely concerned about the anonymous threats that Noorul Wahab, a journalist who cove

    Tuesday, January 14, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 187
  29. AFGHANISTAN: Violence Against Women in Afghanistan Peaked in 2013

    Violence against women in Afghanistan reached record levels in 2013, according to the Independent Human Rights Commis

    Tuesday, January 14, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 189
  30. REPORT: Same Impunity, Same Pattern: Report of Systematic Sexual Violence in Burma's Ethnic Areas

    Today marks the launch of an important new report documenting ongoing crimes of sexual violence—over 100 cases

    Tuesday, January 14, 2014
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 862
  31. AFGHANISTAN: The Afghan Female Politician in Hiding: 'No one Respects Women in our Country'

    Banned under strict refugee laws from applying for asylum from within her own country's borders, the former member of

    Monday, January 13, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 180
  32. SYRIA: Extremists Restricting Women's Rights

    Certain extremist armed opposition groups are imposing strict and discriminatory rules on women and girls that have n

    Monday, January 13, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 184
  33. SYRIA: UN-Sponsored Conference Demands Full Voice for Women in Seeking to End Crisis

    The voice of Syrian women must be heard in all efforts to resolve the civil war that is tearing their country apart,

    Monday, January 13, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 185
  34. AFGHANISTAN: Violent Crime Against Afghan Women Hits Record Levels, says Rights Chief

    Violent crime against women in Afghanistan hit record levels and became increasingly brutal in 2013, the head of the

    Sunday, January 5, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 200
  35. SYRIA: At Geneva II Talks in January, It Is Not Enough to 'Add Women and Stir'

    The campaign to ensure women's equal participation at the peace talks on Syria in January has become more urgent, as

    Saturday, December 28, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 220
  36. REPORT: Ensuring the Effective Participation and Rights of Women in the Syrian Peace and Mediation Process

    The effective participation of women and attention to women's rights issues is a critical element in achieving a just

    Saturday, December 28, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 863
  37. PAKISTAN: Conference on Women, Peace and Social Harmony

    To highlight the issues of inter-faith harmony and rights of women at the national level, AAWAZ, in collaboration wit

    Tuesday, December 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 169
  38. INDIA: Indian Capital Elects Only Three Women to its Parliament

    Only three women won seats in the Indian capital's 70-member assembly in recent elections, showing women continue to

    Monday, December 9, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 170
  39. SYRIA: Syrian War Causing Honour Killings, Child Marriages- Doctor

    Syria's civil war has caused a big increase in ‘honour killings' and child marriages and the breakdown of the h

    Wednesday, December 4, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 166
  40. SYRIA: Syrian Refugee Women Have Key Role to Play in Country's Future- UN Official

    Syrian refugee women have a key role to play in shaping the future of their war-torn homeland, the protection chief o

    Wednesday, December 4, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 168
  41. CAMBODIA: Cambodians Confront Taboo on Khmer Rouge Sex Crimes

    Savoen still wakes up screaming, reliving the evening she and about 30 other women were dragged to a forest by Khmer

    Tuesday, December 3, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 162
  42. INTERNATIONAL: Women's Human Security Rights in the Arab World: on Nobody's Agenda

    This is the first of two articles by Mariz Tadros discussing the disjunctures between the current international disco

    Monday, December 2, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 171
  43. SYRIA: Syrian Refugee Women Sexually Harassed in Lebanon- HRW

    Women refugees who escaped Syria's conflict to find sanctuary in neighbouring Lebanon have been sexually harassed by

    Wednesday, November 27, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 167
  44. Syria Conflict: Women Targets of Abuse and Torture

    Women in Syria are increasingly the targets of violent abuse and torture by government forces and armed groups.

    Tuesday, November 26, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 157
  45. AFGHANISTAN: UK Gives £18.5 Million to Lift Afghan Women's Poll Presence

    Britain will give £18.5 million to Afghanistan to help more Afghan women take part in the presidential election

    Tuesday, November 26, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 158
  46. SYRIA: Rape Used as Weapon of War against Syria Women: Report

    Women in Syria have been raped in detention, used as human shields during military operations and kidnapped to pressu

    Monday, November 25, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 151
  47. PAKISTAN: Empower Young Women in Pakistan an Initiative by Monyati

    Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has teamed up once again with the Monyati Initiativ

    Monday, November 25, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 152
  48. INDIA: India Assault Inquiry Marks Shift in Attitudes to Women's Rights

    Indian police Sunday questioned witnesses in a sexual assault inquiry involving one of the country's most prominent j

    Monday, November 25, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 153
  49. SYRIA: Rape Used as Weapon of War Against Syria Women

    Women in Syria have been raped in detention, used as human shields during military operations and kidnapped to pressu

    Monday, November 25, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 159
  50. INDONESIA: Women Eye Larger Repsentation in 2014 Polls

    Women's activists in Bali are calling for female representation at the upcoming legislative election to push more wom

    Saturday, November 23, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 155

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