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  1. UNSCR 1325 in the Middle East and North Africa Women and Security

    This Special Report from the United States Peace Institute is written by Paula M.

    Sunday, May 1, 2016
    Reports/Policy Briefs94 056
  2. 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
  3. ISRAEL: As Conflict Rages Between Israel & Gaza, Women Work Toward Peace

    As ongoing tensions and what has been called “the politics of hate” rises to a critical point today follo

    Thursday, July 10, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 433
  4. SYRIA: The Women of Syria Advocating for Peace

    The Ending Sexual Violence in Conflict Summit that took place in London Between 10 – 13 June 2014 was a great p

    Wednesday, June 25, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 407
  5. MIDDLE EAST: For Dignity, Peace and Equal Rights

    The radical changes in the Arab world mean women's rights groups face the major challenge of campaigning for both equ

    Friday, June 13, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 364
  6. SYRIA: Syrian Women Push to Build Peace Among Warring Factions

    LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – In the early days of Syria's uprising, many women called on men not to ta

    Wednesday, June 11, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 357
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  8. REPORT: Seeking Accountability and Demanding Change - A Report on Women's Human Rights in Syria Before and During the Conflict

    Tuesday, June 3, 2014
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 902
  9. KURDISTAN: Kurdish Women and the Peace Process in Turkey (Part 1/2)

    Kurdish women are getting involved in the peace process to promote a free, equal and democratic society.

    Saturday, May 31, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 337
  10. YEMEN: Constitutional Texts To Protect The Yemeni Women's Rights

    Yemeni women are fighting for their rights in the same way as Western women.

    Sunday, May 4, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 300
  11. REPORT: Seeking Accountability and Effective Response for Sexual and Gender-Based Violence Against Syrian Women: Women's Inclusion in Peace Processes

    To mark the three-year anniversary of the uprising in Syria, the International Women's Human Rights Law Clinic at the

    Friday, March 21, 2014
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 886
  12. REPORT: Three Years of Conflict and Displacement. How this Crisis is Impacting Syrian Women and Girls

    The Syrian civil war has had a devastating impact on women and girls.

    Monday, March 17, 2014
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 882
  13. 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
  14. IRAQ: The Womans Word from Iraq

    Iraq is in the middle of a crisis again.

    Thursday, January 16, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 203
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. ISRAEL: Israeli Feminists Launch Plan For Implementing Landmark UN Resolution

    A coalition of 30 Israeli feminist groups released "A Comprehensive Action Plan for the Application of United Se

    Friday, November 1, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 134
  20. BRIEF: Democracy, Like Revolution, is Unattainable Without Women

    Summary

    Friday, June 28, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 820
  21. MENA REGION: Women Unionists of the Arab Spring Battle Two Foes: Sexism and Neoliberalism

    This year's World Social Forum, a transnational gathering of social activists, took place in Tunis, a city bubbling w

    Tuesday, April 2, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 917
  22. New Hivos Partner: Syrian Women's Forum for Peace

    Hivos welcomes the establishment of the Syrian Women's Forum for Peace (SWFP), which aims to strengthen the role of S

    Thursday, March 21, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 870
  23. UNITED STATES: Women Relay Experiences of Violence Through Art

    As unrest unfolds in the Middle East, a traveling art exhibition at the Sheldon Museum of Art in Lincoln seems all th

    Thursday, November 29, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 671
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. PALESTINE: PCHR Condemns the Attacks on Peaceful Assemblies in Gaza and Hebron

    The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) strongly condemns the Palestinian female police's violent dispersal of

    Thursday, November 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 647
  27. SYRIA: What Assad Doesn't Want You to Hear: Syrian Women's Voices

    It's been nearly two years since Syria's dictator Bashar al Assad began his brutal assault on hundreds of thousands o

    Tuesday, November 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 642
  28. 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
  29. PALESTINE: Young Palestinian Activists Carry Out Their Role in Bringing About Peace

    In the offices of the General Union of Palestinian Women –a bastion for older-generation prominent women politi

    Monday, November 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 601
  30. SYRIA: Syrian Women Convene in Cairo for Peace Initiative

    Forty-four Syrian women from different civil society organizations and young independent activists convened in Cairo

    Friday, November 2, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 615
  31. PALESTINE: All-Female Ticket Aims to Be Heard, if Not Seen

    The faces of five men in business suits and one woman in a white head scarf beam under the slogan “Modern Hebro

    Sunday, October 14, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 570
  32. ISRAEL/PALESTINE: A Mapping of Cooperative Health Programs in Palestine and Israel

    Health is essential to the economy, well-being, national security, and future of the Middle East region.

    Tuesday, October 9, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 712
  33. BLACK SEA: Foresight Results and Insights to the Black Sea Peacebuilding Network

    Today security issues are no longer simply state- and military-centric issues.

    Tuesday, October 9, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 719
  34. GEORGIA: IWPR Caucasus Builds Women's Rights Reporting Network

    Journalists, bloggers and civil activists from Abkhazia and South Ossetia had a rare opportunity to meet their Georgi

    Thursday, October 4, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 475
  35. IRAN: Iran Women to be Watch Guards at Prisons

    The Iranian government and police have begun positioning women as watch guards at female prisons across the country a

    Saturday, September 22, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 411
  36. GEORGIA: European Jumbo of Women's Political Participation

    On October 1st parliamentary elections will be held in Georgia.

    Thursday, September 20, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 418
  37. PALESTINE: All-Female Party to Run in Palestinian Elections

    A new group running for municipal elections in Hebron is offering residents an alternative to politics as usual in th

    Sunday, September 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 362
  38. ISRAEL/PALESTINE: Israeli and Palestinian Women Launch Joint Arts and Crafts Businesses in Effort to Promote Reconciliation, Peace

    As the sun set over Jerusalem, about one hundred women milled around tables covered with hand-made crafts.

    Saturday, September 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 367
  39. IRAQ: Women Organization Helped Bring Down Trafficking Chain in Iraq

    Security forces in Iraq have arrested Eman ”Dakhiliya”, who run one of the worse trafficking chains in Ba

    Thursday, September 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 361
  40. ISRAEL: Israeli Women Fight Orthodox Curbs


    Thursday, September 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 328
  41. IRAN: Iran Attacking Women, Attempt to Weaken Feminist Movement: Ebadi

    Nobel Peace Laureate Shirin Ebadi issued a letter to the United Nations Women Executive Director, Michelle Bachelet,

    Thursday, August 23, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 307
  42. GEORGIA: Women's Peace Initiative in Gori

    In the beginning of August, a memorial evening was held in Gori, a city in eastern Georgia, to commemorate the annive

    Tuesday, August 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 310
  43. LEBANON: Lebanese Advocates ABAAD Partner with Men for Gender Equality

    A new Lebanon based human rights and equality initiative is now partnering with men to reach the goal as advocates fo

    Friday, August 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 306
  44. KURDISTAN: First Impressions From Women Delegates to North Kurdistan

    “More and more women are becoming politically active and so the number of women in prison is rising too.”

    Tuesday, July 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 368
  45. LEBANON: Lebanese Protests Against Violence Near the Syrian Border

    The situation in northern Lebanon has made a turn for the worse during the last couple of weeks, after several outbre

    Friday, June 29, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 192
  46. ISRAEL: OPINION: What's Going On With Women in Israel?

    Today, a full-page advertisement supporting the New Israel Fund will appear in the New York Times.

    Wednesday, April 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 001
  47. Cease-Fire a Sign of Hope for Syrian Refugees?

    Promising news as a United Nations-brokered truce brings a day of relative calm to Syria after weeks of escalating vi

    Thursday, April 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 109
  48. 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
  49. MIDDLE EAST: Women Take Key Leadership Role in Arab Spring

    As the Arab Spring is reshaping social and political structures across the Middle East region, a Nobel Peace Prize-wi

    Thursday, March 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 907
  50. MIDDLE EAST: OPINION: A Warning for Women of the Arab Spring

    I do not agree with the phrase "Arab Spring." The overthrow of dictatorships is not sufficient in itself.

    Wednesday, March 14, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 898

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