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  1. ASIA-PACIFIC: Women Call For End to Military Bases in Asia-Pacific

    Women peace campaigners from Aotearoa, Australia, Hawai'i, Japan, Philippines and Polynesia/Te Ao Maohi have called f

    Sunday, April 27, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 296
  2. MARSHALL ISLANDS: Marshall Islands Sues Nine Nuclear Nations over Failure to Disarm

    Marshall Islands is suing the US and eight other nuclear-armed nations over a failure to disarm.

    Friday, April 25, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 294
  3. SOUTH ASIA: Women in South Asia to Strengthen Efforts for Peace, Security and Disarmament

    The United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) is the principal global policy-making body dedicated exclu

    Thursday, April 3, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 295
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  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
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  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. WILPF MENA Partners CSW 57 Statement

    Friday, March 8, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 787
  13. SRI LANKA: The Women Clearing Sri Lanka's Mines

    Many were randomly scattered by Tamil Tiger rebels in the final months before their defeat.

    Wednesday, October 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 535
  14. PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Gun Violence a Growing Concern in Papua New Guinea

    This is the case in the autonomous region of Bougainville in the east of the country, where disarmament remains elusi

    Monday, September 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 336
  15. PHILIPPINES: Women Protesters use Bananas to Press for Arms Trade Curbs

    Women members of civil society groups clad in black shirts and holding bananas staged a protest-rally in front of the

    Monday, June 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 135
  16. Isolate Syria's Arms Suppliers: Russian Arms Exporter Rosoboronexport Risks Complicity in Grave Abuses

    Governments and companies around the world should stop signing new contracts with arms suppliers such as the Russian

    Sunday, June 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 112
  17. U.S. Condemns Reported Russian Arms Shipment to Syria

    The United States described Moscow's latest arms sale to Syria as "reprehensible" after a rights group repo

    Thursday, May 31, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 113
  18. Lebanese Groups Arming Syrian Unrest

    The Lebanese army seized a ship last weekend carrying three containers filled with weapons reportedly intended for Sy

    Thursday, May 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 114
  19. 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
  20. SOUTH KOREA: "We Want a Nuclear-free Peaceful World" say South Korea's Women

    In an impassioned plea for peace, twenty-two women's organizations in South Korea make their case for a better world

    Wednesday, January 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 693
  21. ISRAEL: Lecture, The Price of Peace

    Dalit Baum has found an effective strategy to discourage multinational corporations from doing business in the Israel

    Friday, December 9, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 515
  22. IRAN: Sanctions on Iran from the Point of View of Its Women

    This week Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced new, stricter sanction

    Wednesday, November 23, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 456
  23. KURDISTAN: The Women of the Peshmarga: Fighting for a Kurdish Homeland

    Nahid Hoseini and Golaleh Kamangar, two exiled Kurdish women fighting for their homeland.

    Monday, October 10, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 461
  24. SRI LANKA: Battles Ahead for Women

    More policies and programmes must address the needs of female-headed households in Sri Lanka's former conflict zone,

    Thursday, September 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 192
  25. NEPAL: Reintegration Challenges for Displaced Women, Girls

    Nepal's efforts to help conflict-affected women and girls gain a stronger footing in society may not be enough for th

    Tuesday, August 30, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 170
  26. SRI LANKA: All Former Female LTTE Combatants in Sri Lanka Released Now

    The Sri Lankan government has released all the former female combatants of the defeated terror organization, Liberati

    Saturday, June 4, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 876
  27. SRI LANKA: Casualties of War: Helping Sri Lanka's Female Soldiers

    Right through our one hour interview, she kept twitching her fingers nervously.

    Sunday, April 24, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 641
  28. WILPF & WOREC Recommendations to the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women

    Recommendations:

    Friday, April 1, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 436
  29. SRI LANKA: War Ends, Women Struggle On

    In the regions newly liberated from conflict, the struggle still continues for women.

    Monday, March 14, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 406
  30. KYRGYZSTAN: Unsustainable situation for IDPs and returnees

    In June 2010 a brawl in the southern capital of Osh sparked four days of clashes between ethnic Uzbeks and Kyrgyz.

    Monday, February 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 327
  31. PAKISTAN: Militancy Takes on a Female Face

    On December 25, a female suicide bomber, not more than 18 years of age, blew herself up killing at least 47 people an

    Monday, January 17, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 054
  32. NEPAL: Donors Ready to Continue Support to the Peace Building Process

    Nepal´s development partners have expressed readiness to continue their support to the peace building process i

    Wednesday, January 12, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 994
  33. KURDISTAN: Minimization of Weapons Curtails Killing of Women in Kurdistan, Activist Says

    An Iraqi Kurdish woman activist has said on Wednesday that the minimization of weapons among citizens have curtailed

    Wednesday, January 5, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 912
  34. BURMA: War Looms for Kachin as Junta Ceasefire Crumbles

    Sixteen years after Burma's military regime reached a ceasefire deal with the country's second largest rebel group, t

    Tuesday, December 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 786
  35. NEPAL: Two Action Plans on the Cards

    The government is formulating two action plans with an objective to address the woes of those women and children who

    Saturday, December 4, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 731
  36. SRI LANKA: Women Clear Sri Lanka's Landmine Legacy

    Valmathi Jegadas is a different sort of mine clearer to the testosterone-fuelled explosives specialists portrayed in

    Tuesday, October 5, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 277
  37. SRI LANKA: LLRC, a Hoax – Vanni War Victims

    Only fifteen of nearly four hundred persons, most of them women, were allowed to witness before Sri Lanka's Lessons L

    Tuesday, September 21, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 175
  38. FIJI: An Untold Story of Terror

    Their weary faces mask the unfathomable torment they've had to endure since violence _ that has proven fatal for so
    Thursday, April 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 053
  39. NEPAL: Reintegration Challenges for Maoist Female Ex-combatants

    Former female Maoist combatants in Nepal are facing a new fight - reintegrating into their communities and returning

    Wednesday, April 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 970
  40. NEPAL: Ex-Maoist Guerrillas Released in Nepal

    Scores of former Maoist combatants, including women, were released from UN supervised camps today in Nepal's Chitwan

    Sunday, January 17, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 544
  41. NEPAL: Women Fighters in Nepal

    In some ways, the problem is pure maths.

    Saturday, September 26, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 551
  42. PAKISTAN: Female IDPs Struggle in Unfamiliar Settings

    Attracted by loud bickering, a small group of people surround a rickshaw near a market in Islamabad.

    Monday, May 18, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 039
  43. Case Study: Bougainville - Papua New Guinea

    The southwest Pacific islands of Bougainville were devastated by a violent civil war between local groups and the Pap

    Saturday, November 24, 2007
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 567
  44. Women, Peace and Security in Afghanistan, Implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 Six Years On: Post-Bonn Gains And Gaps

    It has been six years since the United Nations (UN) Security Council unanimouslyadopted Resolution 1325 and five year

    Friday, August 31, 2007
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 816
  45. Faces: Women as Partners in Peace and Security: One Refugee Can Change the World in Myanmar

    Dr. Cynthia Maung has undergone a dramatic transformation.

    Friday, October 1, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 748
  46. Growing Up Under the Khmer Rouge: When Broken Glass Floats

    It has been twelve years since I came to America. From here, I look back upon a childhood consumed by war.

    Saturday, January 1, 2000
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 652
  47. Center for Asia-Pacific Women in Politics

    Civil Society Organisations67 029
  48. Women for Peace and Justice in Iran

    Civil Society Organisations67 122
  49. South Asia Partnership International

    Civil Society Organisations67 365
  50. New Virtual Dialogue On Gender And DDR (Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration)

    UN-INSTRAW is pleased to announce the launching of a three-week virtual dialogue to strengthen the analysis and repli

    Monday, June 21, 2010 - 20:00
    Pre 2015 Events Archive71 785

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