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  1. GAZA: The Needle in the Haystack: Finding the Women, Peace and Security Norms in the Gaza Conflict

    Operation Protective Edge and the costs of war in the latest round of the Israel-Palestine conflict have dominated al

    Thursday, August 7, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 460
  2. GAZA: Women Suffering Heavily in Mideast Violence

    NEW YORK (WOMENSENEWS)-- From Iraq to Syria to the Gaza Strip, Arab women are paying a heavy price for violence flari

    Thursday, July 17, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 442
  3. SRI LANKA: Sri Lanka Has Taken Concrete Steps to Address Violence Against Women

    Sri Lanka says the country has taken concrete steps to address the issue of violence against women, in line with its

    Friday, June 13, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 363
  4. PHILIPPINES: Lesbians and Bisexual Women in Asia Face Stigma and Violence

    BANGKOK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – In Sri Lanka, formerly friendly neighbours threatened two women with rap

    Friday, May 16, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 324
  5. INDIA: Indian Women Fight Back Against Violence, Oppression

    Kavita Krishnan is a central leader of the Communist Party of India―Marxist-Leninist (CPI-ML) and editor of its

    Sunday, May 11, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 316
  6. SYRIA: UAE Condemns Sexual Violence in Syria Conflict

    Permanent Representative of the UAE to the United Nations pledges UAE's continued financial and psychological support

    Sunday, April 27, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 290
  7. BRIEFING: Rape and Sexual Violence by the Burmese Army

    This briefing details how the Burmese Army has used rape and sexual violence with impunity for decades.

    Wednesday, April 16, 2014
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 890
  8. The Long Journey of Palestine Refugee Women

    Saturday, March 8, 2014
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 102
  9. Pre 2015 News Archive66 252
  10. PAKISTAN: Law Passed: Punjab to have Commission on Status of Women

    The Punjab Assembly passed The Punjab Commission on the Status of Women Bill 2013 on Wednesday.

    Thursday, February 13, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 243
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. MIDDLE EAST: Government to Urge for Action to Protect Women and Girls in Emergency Situations

    The Government will urge for international action to protect women and girls from violence and sexual exploitation in

    Tuesday, November 12, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 148
  16. SOLOMON ISLANDS: Solomon Men Learning Wisely to Respect Women

    In the Solomon Islands in the south-west Pacific, where two in three of the estimated female population of 252,000 ha

    Monday, October 28, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 118
  17. REPORT: Women and Conflict in Afghanistan

    Executive Summary

    Monday, October 14, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 844
  18. MYANMAR: Burma Support Withheld on UN Pledge to End Sexual Violence

    Burma's government has not supported a declaration launched on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly this week to

    Thursday, September 26, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 094
  19. AFGHANISTAN: Woman Police Officer Survives Violent Assassination Attempt

    Only a few months ago following the killing of First Lieutenant Isla Bibi, her female police force replacement Second

    Tuesday, September 17, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 078
  20. SAUDI ARABIA: Saudi Arabia Passes Law Against Domestic Violence

    Saudi Arabia has passed legislation aimed at protecting women, children and domestic staff against domestic abuse, a

    Thursday, August 29, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 054
  21. AUSTRALIA: New Asylum Policy Puts Women at Greater Risk of Violence

    The Labor government's changes to immigration policy show a singular focus on stopping people seeking asylum in Austr

    Wednesday, July 24, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 026
  22. BRIEF: Realizing Commitments to Women, Peace and Security in Southeast Asia

    In June 2013, AP R2P released a new policy brief in the third volume of its policy brief series in 2013.

    Monday, July 1, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 817
  23. PAKISTAN: Rural Women Want Land Right, Jobs, Protection Against Violence

    Rural Women demands right to land, employment quota for rural women, protection of violence against women and a compr

    Sunday, June 2, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 973
  24. INDIA: Women Hit Back at India's Rape Culture

    The male tormentor of the young women of the Madiyav slum did not spot the danger until it was too late.

    Saturday, April 6, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 919
  25. INDIA: Three Indian Brothers Feted By the US for Empowering Indian Women

    Three Indian brothers, Ravi, Rishi, and Nishi Kant have received the prestigious Vital Voices Global leadership award

    Friday, April 5, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 911
  26. PALESTINE: Women Demand Protection Under Law

    Dozens of women protested Tuesday ouside Prime Minister Salam Fayyad's Ramallah office demanding the adaptation for l

    Tuesday, March 26, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 877
  27. EGYPT: Rise in Sexual Assaults in Egypt Sets Off Clash Over Blame

    The sheer number of women sexually abused and gang raped in a single public square had become too big to ignore.

    Monday, March 25, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 875
  28. IRAQ: Was Life for Iraqi Women Better Under Saddam?

    In March 2004, President George W.

    Tuesday, March 19, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 872
  29. LEBANON: Lebanese Women Take to the Streets and Dance for their 'Rights'

    Dozens of Lebanese women dance in front of the home of the country's parliament speaker, Nabih Berri, to send a clear

    Monday, February 25, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 825
  30. 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
  31. LEBANON: Extremism a Threat to Muslim Women

    The near weekly demonstrations and sit-ins lobbying for a range of women's issues in the Lebanese capital have one co

    Friday, February 8, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 792
  32. PAKISTAN: Growing Risks for Aid Workers in Pakistan

    PESHAWAR, 7 January 2013 (IRIN) - There was no warning when gunmen killed seven aid workers with local NGO Support Wi

    Monday, January 7, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 812
  33. EGYPT: Egypt Women Deserve Rights Now, Not Later

    On the first day of the Eid el-Fitr celebrations, Cairo's Nile River promenade's sidewalks were crowded, and packed w

    Monday, November 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 655
  34. ISRAEL/PALESTINE: Women Peace Activists Demand an End to Attacks in Gaza and Israel

    MADRE, an international women's human rights organization, condemns the growing violence that has killed at least 18

    Friday, November 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 649
  35. ISRAEL: Women Arrested at Western Wall While 'Praying for Peace in the South'

    Six women were arrested at the Western Wall on Thursday for wearing prayer shawls during services in a manner that ha

    Thursday, November 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 641
  36. GAZA: Escalation of Violence as Airstrikes Hit Gaza

    The violence between Israel and Palestine is increasing.

    Thursday, November 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 654
  37. SYRIA: The Swallows of Syria

    Editor's note: The people in the story have been photographed with their faces covered and their names have been chan

    Monday, November 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 640
  38. IRAN: Women Political Prisoners in Evin Prison, Still on Hunger Strike / Transport to Hospital Karami

    According to information from the women's ward of Evin prison, Karami, detained political prisoners on hunger strike

    Tuesday, November 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 614
  39. EGYPT: Egyptian Women Fight Back Against Harassment

    Egyptian bullies who sexually harass women in the streets, often taking advantage of mob situations and the anonymity

    Tuesday, November 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 616
  40. PALESTINE: Palestinian Women Take Business into their Own Hands

    Abeer Abu Ghaith, a poised young woman overflowing with optimism, works tirelessly to help Palestinian women achieve

    Tuesday, November 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 653
  41. EGYPT: What the Women Say, Egypt's Fitful Revolution

    With Mohammad Morsi's inauguration as President of Egypt in June 2012, many Egyptians hoped that the country's fitful

    Tuesday, October 16, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 734
  42. IRAN: Rights Activists Beaten, Raped in Iran: U.N.

    Human rights activists in Iran are subjected to beatings with batons, mock hangings, rape, sleep deprivation, and thr

    Thursday, October 11, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 521
  43. MENA/ UNITED STATES: Women and the Arab Spring, Joint Hearing

    Senator BOXER [presiding]. The hearing will come to order.

    Tuesday, October 9, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 718
  44. PAKISTAN: Women Police, Their Role in Curbing Crime Discussed

    The event was organised by Individualland, a research-based consultancy and advocacy group, supported by the Royal No

    Monday, October 8, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 500
  45. MIDDLE EAST: No Arab Spring Without the 'Flower' of Women's Rights

    Nearly two years after the start of Arab Spring uprisings, Arab women are facing the reality that toppling dictators

    Wednesday, October 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 525
  46. LEBANON: Lebanon Launches Campaign to Protect Children From Sexual Abuse

    With the support of the European Union, Save the Children and its partner in Lebanon KAFA (Enough) Violence and Explo

    Sunday, September 23, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 412
  47. MIDDLE EAST: Revolution Far From Over For Women of Arab Spring

    Egyptians have finally spoken out regarding the attacks by Salafist Islamist preacher Abdullah Badr against female Eg

    Sunday, September 23, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 524
  48. IRAN: Journalist and Women's Rights Activist Imprisoned for 'Insulting the President' and 'Spreading Propaganda'



    Amnesty calls for the immediate release of Zhila Bani-Yaghoub

    Wednesday, September 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 308
  49. PALESTINE: In Peace, Palestinian Women Under Attack

    Occupied West Bank, Aug 16 2012 (IPS) - After the brutal murder of a Palestinian woman in late July in a busy Bethleh

    Sunday, August 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 303
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