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  1. SOUTH ASIA: Women's Peace Offensive

    ‘Give peace a chance' may just be another cliché for many, but for women who have suffered the ravages o

    Tuesday, December 22, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 545
  2. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Women Lead Protest Against Government Corruption

    Reporting from Kabul, Afghanistan — Several hundred women, many holding aloft pictures of relatives killed by d

    Thursday, December 10, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 647
  3. MIDDLE EAST: Arab Women Issue a Call to Arab Heads of State

    On the 30th anniversary of the adoption by the United Nations General Assembly of the Convention on the Elimination o

    Thursday, December 10, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 648
  4. Arab Women Issue a Call to Arab Heads of State

    On the 30th anniversary of the adoption by the United Nations General Assembly of the Convention on the Elimination o

    Thursday, December 10, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 527
  5. BURMA: Peace-building Workshops Help Burmese Women

    The stories coming from Burmese and ethnic minority women along the border with Thailand are difficult to listen to.

    Wednesday, December 9, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 301
  6. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Women Among 'Worst Off' In World

    Afghan women are among the worst off in the world, violence against them is "endemic" and Afghanistan's gov

    Monday, December 7, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 649
  7. AFGHANISTAN: Gov't and Donors Fail to Protect Women's Rights

    Attention over the past week has focused on United States President Barack Obama's decision to "surge" t

    Monday, December 7, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 650
  8. AFGHANISTAN: Keep Promises to Afghan Women

    Eight years after the fall of the Taliban, women and girls suffer high levels of violence and discrimination and have

    Sunday, December 6, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 651
  9. We Have the Promises of the World: Women's Rights in Afghanistan

    The US and its allies cited the defense of women's rights as one of the primary reasons, after the need to root out a

    Sunday, December 6, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 580
  10. BURMA: US Women's Issues Envoy Seeks Junta Accountability

    The US Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer said on Saturday that Burma's military junta mus

    Saturday, December 5, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 696
  11. PHILIPPINES: Philippine Police Probe Says Women Possibly Raped Before Massacre

    Philippine police investigators on Thursday said five women might have been raped before they were ki

    Thursday, December 3, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 604
  12. Monthly Action Points On Women, Peace, and Security: Security Council: December 2009

    Tuesday, December 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 240
  13. AFGHANISTAN: Rape in Afghanistan a Profound Problem

    Rape in Afghanistan is under-reported, concealed and a human rights problem of "profound proportions", the

    Monday, November 30, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 652
  14. IRAQ: Refugees: Women on the Margins

    Many Iraqi women refugees, sheltered temporarily in Syria, bear the scars and trauma of extreme violence suffered in

    Monday, November 30, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 346
  15. PHILIPPINES: Philippine Official Says Victims Were Sexually Mutilated

    Most or all of the 22 women among the 57 people massacred Monday in the southern Philippines were sexually mutilated,

    Saturday, November 28, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 605
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  17. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Women Would Rather Talk About Recovery

    As the world waits for President Barack Obama to announce next week his plan to send up to 30,000 additional U.S.

    Friday, November 27, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 654
  18. IRAN: Iran Seizes Nobel Winner Shirin Ebadi's Medal

    Iran has confiscated the Nobel peace medal and diploma of Shirin Ebadi, the human rights lawyer who is one of the har

    Friday, November 27, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 655
  19. PHILIPPINES: Mindanao Women Outraged over Maguindanao Carnage

    Calling it as bestial act, Mindanao women expressed their outrage over the Maguindanao massacre where innocent civili

    Thursday, November 26, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 606
  20. PHILIPPINES: Philippines Massacre: State of Emergency Declared, but Will Arroyo Pursue Justice?

    Philippines President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo declared a state of emergency for parts of the southern island of Minda

    Tuesday, November 24, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 607
  21. AFGHANISTAN: Amid War Afghanistan Trains Thousands of New Midwives

    Through a courtyard piled high with heaps of trash and teeming with flies, two sturdy women sit in a cool, dark room

    Sunday, November 8, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 656
  22. ACEH: Aceh Shariah Police Chase the 'Immoral'

    The young couple is totally busted.

    Sunday, November 8, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 636
  23. IRAN: Women and the Struggle for Democracy in Iran: A Discussion With a Nobel Laureate

    "The Iranian women's movement is not simply demanding equal rights alone.

    Wednesday, November 4, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 657
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  25. PHILIPPINES: Women's Rights Laws in Place

    Wednesday, October 28, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 608
  26. INDONESIA: West Aceh Women Banned from Wearing Trousers

    West Aceh Regent Ramli M.S. issued the controversial regulation on Tuesday.

    Wednesday, October 28, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 631
  27. AFGHANISTAN: Don't Quit on Afghan Women

    As an Afghan woman who for many years lived a life deprived of the most basic human rights, I find unbearable the tho

    Wednesday, October 21, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 659
  28. CAMBODIA: 'Cambodia's Penal Code Aims to Silence Gov't Critics'

    To be an outspoken critic of the government brings a heavy price in Cambodia, the South-east Asian country struggling

    Tuesday, October 20, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 609
  29. SOUTH ASIA: Women's Peace Offensive

    ‘Give peace a chance' may just be another cliché for many, but for women who have suffered the ravages o

    Sunday, October 18, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 550
  30. MIDDLE EAST: Demonstrators in the Pink in Copley Square

    Pink wigged-protesters and hundreds of other demonstrators wielding posters calling for peace converged on Copley Squ

    Sunday, October 18, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 660
  31. BURMA: Suu Kyi back in Myanmar's political arena

    Although still under house arrest, Aung San Suu Kyi has returned to an active political role by initiating dialogue w

    Tuesday, October 13, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 610
  32. IRAN: ‘Mourning Mothers Iran' Stand with Activist Mothers Worldwide

    A mother protecting her child isn't anything unique. But in Iran, humanitarian activist mothers are

    Thursday, October 8, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 661
  33. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Women Rally For More Seats On Provincial Councils

    Dozens of Afghan women protested against the Independent Election Commission of Afghanistan (IECA) on October 7 for a

    Thursday, October 8, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 662
  34. IRAN: Iranian Women's Rights Activists Win Courage Award

    A group of women who are risking imprisonment to collect 1 million signatures on a petition demanding greater women's

    Wednesday, October 7, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 663
  35. INDIA: Women Beat the Odds to Leave a Mark as Village Leaders

    When Kusum Lata, 40, decided to run for election in her village, she felt frightened.

    Tuesday, October 6, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 549
  36. USTPAC Supports Secretary Clintons Efforts to End Rape as a Weapon of War

    Joe Ratnam, a spokesman for the US Tamil Political Action Council (USTPAC), said, "USTPAC endorses and supports

    Tuesday, October 6, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 816
  37. Strategies for Policymakers: Bringing Women into Peace Negotiations

    As leaders in civil society, particularly during and following violent conflict, women are critical players in peace

    Thursday, October 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 129
  38. PALESTINE: Palestinian Women Prisoners Return to New Worlds

    Women make up only a tiny minority of more than 7,000 Palestinians held in Israeli prisons, but they often pay a high

    Wednesday, September 30, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 664
  39. PALESTINE: Occupied Palestinian Territories: Through Women's Eyes: PCHR Report on Gender-Specific Impact and Consequences of Operation Cast Lead

    In conjunction with the presentation of the UN Fact Finding Mission's report to the Human Rights Council on 29 Septem

    Tuesday, September 29, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 665
  40. PALESTINE: Four Films Reflect the Realities of Palestinian Women: Documentary Screening in Ramallah

    Four Palestinian documentaries are screening in Ramallah early next month.

    Monday, September 28, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 666
  41. NEPAL: Women Fighters in Nepal

    In some ways, the problem is pure maths.

    Saturday, September 26, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 551
  42. 2009 Fiji Women, Peace & Human Security Report Edition 2: Linking Women's Economic and Political Security

    Since the military coup of December 2006 we have had the opportunity to see firsthand the impact of our political rea

    Sunday, September 20, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 098
  43. EAST TIMOR: U.N. Scrutinizes Women's Rights in East Timor

    The tiny new nation of East Timor came to the United Nations last month for its first women's rights checkup and pick

    Wednesday, September 16, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 611
  44. PAKISTAN: Where Swat Women Fear to Tread

    There has been some return to normality in Pakistan's troubled Swat District since the army's military campaign in th

    Sunday, September 13, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 554
  45. PALESTINE: Flourishing Palestinian Sex Trade Exposed in New Report

    Young Palestinian women are being forced to into prostitution in brothels, escort services, and private apartments in

    Sunday, September 6, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 667
  46. IRAN: Woman MP, Fatemeh Alia, Nominated as Iran's Education Minister

    Female lawmaker Fatemeh Alia said on Sunday that her nomination as education minister has become certain.

    Sunday, September 6, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 668
  47. ISRAEL: Women Refuse Israeli Strip Search at Ofar Prison, Human Rights Organization Takes Case

    The Israeli prison administration is forcing female visitors to strip completely before seeing family members at Ofar

    Thursday, September 3, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 669
  48. AFGHANISTAN: Many Women Stayed Away From the Polls In Afghanistan

    Five years ago, with the country at peace, traditional taboos easing and Western donors pushing for women to particip

    Monday, August 31, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 848
  49. BURMA: Economic Mismanagement Exacerbates Human and Sexual Trafficking

    Human and sexual trafficking in Burma has been pushed up by economic mismanagement and human rights abuses in the mil

    Monday, August 31, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 958
  50. JORDAN: IRC Launches Program to Address Violence Against Women in Jordan

    The IRC has launched a two-year program in Jordan that will train local aid workers to respond to violence against wo

    Thursday, August 27, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 858

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