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  1. Pre 2015 News Archive66 342
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. ISRAEL: Israeli Women Fight Orthodox Curbs

    Thursday, September 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 328
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. IRAN: Release Women's Rights Activists

    Iranian judicial authorities should immediately release two recently detained women's rights activists, the Internati

    Tuesday, May 24, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 816
  15. IRAN: Iranian Schoolgirls Condemn Saudi Regime's Brutal Crimes in Bahrain

    Large numbers of Iranian schoolgirls staged a rally in front of the Saudi embassy in Tehran on Tuesday to protest at

    Tuesday, May 3, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 714
  16. IRAN: Iran Women Protest Bahrain Crackdown

    Iranian women will take to the streets in a show of solidarity with Bahraini women who are continually falling victim

    Thursday, April 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 654
  17. LEBANON: Civil Society Mobilised for Equal Rights

    On 20 March, the day before the Mother's Day holiday in Lebanon, 30,000 people of all ages took the streets of Beirut

    Wednesday, April 6, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 550
  18. MIDDLE EAST: Citizen Empowerment, Governance Key for Middle East - Zoellick

    The crisis engulfing the Middle East and North Africa shows that greater citizen participation and better governance

    Wednesday, April 6, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 552
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  20. SAUDI ARABIA: Saudi Women Inspired by Fall of Mubarak Step Up Equality Demand

    Activists among Saudi Arabia's women, who can't drive or vote and need male approval to work and travel, are turning

    Monday, March 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 478
  21. IRAQ: Iraqi Women Come Together Fighting Violence Against Women

    The Ministry of State for Women Affairs agreed on Thursday with the Ministries of Health, Labor and Interior and the

    Thursday, March 24, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 459
  22. IRAN: Women Fight For Rights In Iran

    In remarks commemorating the 100th anniversary of International Women's Day, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton took

    Monday, March 14, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 437
  23. OCCUPIED PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES: Palestinian Women Call for Justice on International Women's Day

    All across the occupied Palestinian territories, women took to the streets on Tuesday in commemoration of the 100th a

    Wednesday, March 9, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 397
  24. MIDDLE EAST/NORTHERN AFRICA: Arab Women: This Time, the Revolution Won't Leave us Behind

    Arab women were integral players in the post-colonial revolutions in Egypt, Tunisia, and Algeria, but soon lost groun

    Tuesday, March 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 393
  25. MIDDLE EAST: Arab Women Say Unrest in Region Is Creating Opportunity for Equal Rights

    Azza Kamel, a women's rights advocate in Egypt, said the popular uprisings in her country and its neighbors are creat

    Friday, March 4, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 343
  26. MIDDLE EAST: The Middle East's Feminist Revolution

    Among the most prevalent Western stereotypes about Muslim countries are those concerning Muslim women: doe-eyed, veil

    Monday, February 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 317
  27. MIDDLE EAST: Women's Role in Mideast Unveiled

    Many Americans have a certain image of the average Middle Eastern woman.

    Thursday, February 24, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 291
  28. KURDISTAN: President Barzani: Women's Rights Must be Respected

    In a meeting on Sunday with more than 20 representatives of women's organisations in the Kurdistan Region, President

    Wednesday, February 9, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 223
  29. KURDISTAN: Kurdish Women to attend World Women's Conference in Venezuela

    The pre-World Women's Conference meetings of the regional women's networks' generated passionate discussions on relev

    Monday, January 31, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 138
  30. UNITED STATES/TURKEY: State Department Extends Funding to Four Turkish Women's NGOs

    The proposals of four Turkish nongovernmental organizations focusing on women's empowerment will be funded by the Uni

    Monday, January 24, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 148
  31. UNITED STATES/MIDDLE EAST: Clinton: Women can be Force for Mideast Peace

    Women can be a major power in convincing Mideast leaders to agree to a comprehensive Arab-Israeli peace deal, U.S.

    Saturday, January 15, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 030
  32. LEBANON: Campaign for Equal Citizenship for Women Steps Up Pressure

    The national campaign to grant women equal citizenship, allowing them to pass on their nationality to their children,

    Friday, October 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 359
  33. ISRAEL: Why Is Israel Terrified Of A Ship Full Of Women?

    The bloody wake left by the Mavi Marmara after the May 31 Israeli commando raid has not deterred 50 female activists

    Saturday, August 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 956
  34. ISRAEL: Israeli Army's Female Recruits Denounce Treatment of Palestinians

    It was a single word scrawled on a wall at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem that unlocked something deep inside Inb

    Sunday, August 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 858
  35. IRAN: Iranian Authorities Pressure Prominent Lawyer By Holding Family Members 'Hostage'

    "Today I was again contacted after being interrogated, I was summoned through a telephone call.

    Tuesday, July 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 674
  36. IRAN: Iran Jails Women Activists, Arrests Top Former MP

    Iran has sentenced in absentia award-winning women's rights activist Shadi Sadr and another fellow activist to jail a

    Sunday, May 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 099
  37. IRAN: Women Online In Iran Brave Heavy Web Surveillance

    Iranian women have pushed the battle for equal rights online even as security forces aggressively monitor the Interne

    Friday, April 9, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 887
  38. Israel's NGOs Must Operate Freely

    The vicious,

    Friday, February 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 771
  39. IRAN: Widespread Arrests of Women's Rights Activists, Female Journalists and Relatives

    Numerous women's rights campaigners, female journalists and relatives are being arrested and persecuted as authoritie

    Tuesday, January 5, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 646
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. YEMEN: A Woman Among the Tribes

    To tackle tribal conflicts in her country, Nadwa Al-Dawsari took the leap from journalist to director of the Partners

    Wednesday, August 12, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 859
  44. Live From Palestine: International and Palestinian Direct Action Against the Israeli Occupation

    Foreigners are flocking to Palestinc, but not for Holy Land pilgrimages or beach vacations.

    Friday, August 1, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 687
  45. United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East

    Civil Society Organisations67 251
  46. Women in Conflict - A Close Look at Syria

    What are the major gendered consequences of the civil war, and what are the immediate priorities of women inside Syri

    Monday, June 10, 2013 - 20:00
    Pre 2015 Events Archive71 984
  47. Women's Participation and WPS Accountability in Syria: Geneva II Peace Negotiations and Beyond

    This side event creates a forum for member state and civil society stakeholders to learn more about women's experienc

    Wednesday, January 15, 2014 - 19:00
    Pre 2015 Events Archive72 023
  48. Mothers Call for Mother's Day Boycott of Israeli Settlement-Builder Leviev

    In Bil'in and Jayyous, Leviev (one of Israel's wealthiest businessmen) with partner Shaya Boymelgreen are building se

    Wednesday, April 9, 2008 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 169
  49. Call for Solidarity: Freedom and Gender Equality in Iran

    “We (a group of Iranian feminists and women's rights activists) demand an end to state-led violence and repression, a

    Sunday, February 28, 2010 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 351
  50. SPEECH: Women- Israeli Mother Addresses European Parliament


    Thursday, May 13, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 421