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  1. NEPAL: Ban Seeks More Nepali Women Peacekeepers

    UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has urged Nepal to appoint more female peacekeepers so as to make UN peacekeeping mi

    Saturday, June 21, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 403
  2. SOLOMON ISLANDS: Leadership, Peace Training Ends

    The five days transformational leadership and character education for peaceful co-existence training ended successful

    Monday, June 2, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 340
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. KOSOVO & AFGHANISTAN: Efforts to Develop a Gender Perspective in NATO-Led Operations Get Mixed Review

    A searching independent review finds that NATO and its operational partners have made ‘significant progress' in

    Wednesday, October 23, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 120
  7. PAKISTAN: Pakistan India talks: Delhi Policy Group Chief Sees Hope for Peace Process

    Civil society activists in India are hopeful the government led by Nawaz Sharif will work towards improving ties with

    Tuesday, June 11, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 984
  8. SRI LANKA: Sri Lankan Activist Conferred Peace Award

    The first Didi Nirmala Deshpande South Asian Peace and Justice Award for 2013 has been conferred on Sunila Abeysekera

    Saturday, May 25, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 966
  9. LEBANON: Women Play Increasingly Vital Role in Peace Missions

    Along the border of Israel and Lebanon, female peacekeepers are playing a vital role in the United Nations unit that

    Monday, March 11, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 848
  10. PAKISTAN: Pakistan Should Include More Women for UN Peacekeeping Mission

    Former Special Representative of UN Secretary General and Head of Mission in Liberia Ellen Margrethe Loej has urged P

    Thursday, February 7, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 782
  11. LEBANON: Malaysian Female Peacekeepers Head to Lebanon

    Ten female soldiers from Malaysia are expected in Lebanon on Tuesday to serve for six months with the Malaysian conti

    Monday, January 14, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 727
  12. AFGHANISTAN: Women Soldiers' Role in Afghan Frontline Villages Caught on Camera

    The decade-long war in Afghanistan has been the focus of countless books and exhibitions, but there is one view of th

    Friday, October 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 562
  13. PAKISTAN: Building a Bridge

    Peace building efforts between India and Pakistan are not for bilateral talks at the diplomatic level alone.

    Wednesday, September 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 297
  14. NEPAL: Implementing Locally – Inspiring Globally: 1325 Localization in Nepal

    GNWP is back in Nepal for part two of its Localization and United Nations Security Council Resolutions 1325 and 1820

    Friday, August 24, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 292
  15. TIMOR-LESTE: Peacekeeping Drawdown Begins

    The United Nations Integrated Mission (UNMIT) in Timor-Leste began in 2006 after a mutiny by soldiers and a breakdown

    Thursday, July 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 393
  16. KURDISTAN: Female Army Officer Wants Peace

    The video for this story, from the Women and War series, can be viewed

    Wednesday, June 20, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 154
  17. INDIA: Peacexploitation? A Study of Indian Female Peacekeepers

    LSE's Dr Marsha Henry questions whether the deployment of female Indian peacekeepers is evidence of gendered succ

    Tuesday, June 19, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 618
  18. NEPAL: Women and Security in Nepal: New Film Highlights the Importance of Female Police Officers

    Inspired by real life events, Saferworld has produced a short film showing the important role women in Nepal can play

    Tuesday, May 29, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 064
  19. BURMA: Suu Kyi's Victory and Women's Empowerment

    MYANMAR'S Election Commission announced last week the landslide victory of the opposition National League of Democrac

    Monday, April 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 989
  20. BANGLADESH: Where Women Lead the Way

    To many outsiders, Bangladesh is best known for its poverty and the natural disasters that hit it with depressing reg

    Friday, April 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 981
  21. AFGHANISTAN: Jail May Await Afghan Women Fleeing Abuse, Rape

    For Afghan women, the act of fleeing domestic abuse, forced prostitution or even being stabbed repeatedly with a scre

    Wednesday, March 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 949
  22. ISRAEL: Close Encounters of the Unwanted Kind

    "At the demonstration today in Kafr a-Dik, I noticed looks and finger-pointing from the shabab (nickname for you

    Monday, March 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 917
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  24. BURMA: License to rape: How Burma's military employs systematic sexualized violence

    Last week, a young woman from the Karen ethnic minority in Burma reported being “beaten, drugged, and sexually

    Thursday, March 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 960
  25. PAKISTAN: Pakistan to Imprison and Discharge Three Peacekeepers for Sexual Abuse

    Three Pakistani policemen serving with the UN in Haiti will be sentenced to prison for sexual exploitation and abuse,

    Tuesday, March 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 924
  26. PAKISTAN: Unheard and Unwanted, Rape Continues to Be Used as a Tool to Suppress Women

    The women's international day on March 8 is generally celebrated throughout the country with enthusiasm and jubilatio

    Wednesday, March 7, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 875
  27. SRI LANKA: Failure of State Protection for Women From Rape, Sexual Harassment, Murder and Other Harmful Acts

    At Kahawatte, representatives from several religions met and addressed a press conference on the issue of insecurity

    Wednesday, March 7, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 877
  28. WEST ASIA: Gender and Conflict in Iraq

    Wednesday, February 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 835
  29. BURMA: Women's League of Burma Urges All Parties to Work Together Towards Genuine and Long-lasting Peace in Burma

    Women's League of Burma (WLB) calls for U Thein Sein Government to implement a nation-wide ceasefire, which was annou

    Tuesday, February 14, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 831
  30. PHILIPPINES: Peacekeepers Honored

    The outgoing batch of the Philippine United Nations Police (UNPOL) Contingent in Timor-Leste was recently honored in

    Saturday, January 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 706
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  32. IRAQ: Interview: Between Nationalism and Women's Rights - The Kurdish Women's Movement

    Jadaliyya: What made you write this article?

    Wednesday, December 14, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 543
  33. Women's Peace Activism in Occupied Palestinian Territories

    Wednesday, December 14, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 544
  34. SOUTH ASIA: Nepal's PLA: From Guerillas to Motherhood

    KATHMANDU, NEPAL (Catholic Online) - Attracted to the Army by promises of equality and justice during the decade of c

    Monday, December 12, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 518
  35. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Women's Message Diluted but Persistant Following Bonn Conference

    Coverage on Afghan women who have traveled the distance to be part of the Bonn Conference in Germany this week did sh

    Thursday, December 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 507
  36. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Women See An Opportunity At Bonn

    On December 5, the international community will gather with Afghan leaders in Bonn, Germany's picturesque Cold War-er

    Friday, December 2, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 491
  37. AFGHANISTAN: Support Afghan Women

    IMPORTANT talks are coming up where discussions about the peace of Afghanistan will take place.

    Wednesday, November 30, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 476
  38. AFGHANISTAN: Women and Reconciliation: What are the Concerns?

    Peace is not made with friends, it is made with enemies.

    Tuesday, August 30, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 209
  39. INDONESIA: UN Wants RI Police Women In Peace-keeping Missions

    UN Under Secretary General for Peacekeeping Operations (PKO) Alain Le Roy praised Indonesian peacekeepers` performanc

    Thursday, March 24, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 451
  40. PHILIPPINES: PHL Pushes For Participation Of Women In UN Peacekeeping

    As it reaffirmed its commitment to the peacekeeping operations of the United Nations (UN), the Philippine Permanent M

    Friday, February 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 306
  41. AFGHANISTAN: Trainers Aim to Increase Women's Role in Afghan Society

    Human rights has been a hot topic in Afghanistan since the Taliban's near-medieval treatment of Afghan girls and wome

    Wednesday, February 9, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 198
  42. INDIA: India Asks UN to do More Against Sexual Violence

    Advocating greater participation of women in the areas of conflict prevention, peace negotiations, peace keeping and

    Saturday, December 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 966
  43. CANADA/AFGHANISTAN: Put Women in Afghan Army, Senate Report Says

    Canada should threaten to withhold aid to Afghanistan unless women are fully included in the peace process and push f

    Thursday, December 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 853
  44. SRI LANKA: Women, Peace and Security

    The adoption of the Security Council Resolution 1325 (2000), ten years ago, was a landmark in our efforts to recogniz

    Monday, November 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 504
  45. CAMBODIA: Mainstreaming Gender in Financial Sector to Reduce Disparities Between Men and Women in Cambodia

    A budget planning which has gender consideration in it from the very start will go a long way to reduce disparities b

    Monday, October 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 435
  46. PHILIPPINES: Ex-Nuns Lead Peace Corps Monitoring Govt-MILF Ceasefire

    Two former Catholic nuns will lead a 15-woman peace corps that will monitor a ceasefire between government and the Mo

    Wednesday, October 6, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 293
  47. MIDDLE EAST: Where's the Dove? Peacebuilding and Conflict Resolution in Islam

    Amid the controversy over the Islamic cultural center in NYC and Pastor Terry Jones' threats of burning the Quran in

    Tuesday, October 5, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 267
  48. MALAYSIA: UN Impressed with Malcon, Increases Scope of Peacekeeping Duties

    The United Nations is very impressed with the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon's (Unifil) Malaysia (Malcon) Ea

    Tuesday, October 5, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 268
  49. PHILIPPINES: All-Women Peacekeepers Pledge 24/7 Protection

    Thirty members of the All-Women Corps in the Civilian Protection Component of the International Monitoring Team (IMT)

    Tuesday, October 5, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 282
  50. PHILIPPINES: Launch of Women Corps in Mindanao's Peace Process a Breakthrough - Peace Group

    The Mindanao Peoples' Caucus (MPC), a Davao City-based peace advocacy group, considered Monday's launching of the wom

    Monday, October 4, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 264

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