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  1. Karama: Ending Violence in Our Own Terms

    Karama aims to strengthen efforts to end violence against women by bringing together local women's organizations and

    Friday, December 31, 2004 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 159
  2. International Rescue Committee Campaign: Help Iraqi Families

    Millions of innocent Iraqis have been forced to flee horrific violence: a girl whose father was killed in stray cross

    Thursday, December 31, 2009 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 160
  3. Rabat Appeal for the Regional Campaign Equality without Reservation

    Despite recent advancements in the women's movement in many Arab countries, flagrant discrimination and violence cont

    Wednesday, May 31, 2006 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 161
  4. Support Iranian Women on June 12 Day of Solidarity

    Iranian women's rights activists are calling for international support in observance of the June 12, 2006 demonstrati

    Sunday, June 1, 2008 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 165
  5. International Compact with Iraq in Sweden: Kvinna till Kvinna's Foundation Seminar

    At the International Compact with Iraq (May 29) government representatives and the UN will discuss wh

    Tuesday, May 27, 2008 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 166
  6. Follow the Women's 2008 Pedal for Peace in the Middle East

    Nearly 400 women representing more than 30 nationalities will arrive in Beirut on 2nd May for the fourth 'Follow the

    Friday, May 2, 2008 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 168
  7. 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
  8. May 2008: Sweden to Host International UN Conference on Iraq

    The conference, which is planned for the end of May, aims to clarify the support of the international community for I

    Wednesday, April 2, 2008 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 170
  9. Kvinna till Kvinna Letter to Prime Minister of Sweden of Sweden Regarding International UN Conference on Iraq

    Dear Fredrik Reinfeldt,

    Wednesday, April 9, 2008 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 172
  10. IWN Letter to Prime Minister of Sweden of Sweden Regarding International UN Conference on Iraq

    Dear Mr. Fredrik Reinfeldt,

    Monday, April 14, 2008 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 174
  11. 7th Annual Seminar Women and Politics

    Since 1996, Zenska Infoteka–Women's Information and Documentation Center, is organizing annual seminar from the

    Monday, May 19, 2003 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 185
  12. Reaction from Afghan Women Civil Society Leaders to the Communiqué of the London Conference on Afghanistan

    The London Conference on Afghanistan on January 28th on security, governance, and regional cooperation concluded with

    Thursday, January 28, 2010 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 339
  13. Online Petition: Afghan government must take firm action to protect women human rights defenders

    Although Afghanistan has signed the Convention on All Forms of Discrimination Against Women and its Constitution guar

    Thursday, March 5, 2009 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 342
  14. The Declaration of Five Million Afghan Women Campaign

    According to the constitution of Afghanistan and national and international treaties, one of the important social rig

    Sunday, August 2, 2009 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 343
  15. Act Now to Save the Life of an Afghan Reporter!

    Sayed Parwez Kambakhsh, a student at Balkh University and a reporter for Jahan-I-Now (New World) newspaper, was arres

    Friday, October 31, 2008 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 345
  16. Women's Learning Center in Herat, Afghanistan Creating Hope International through GlobalGiving

    Herat is the largest city in western Afghanistan and a main trade city for exports.

    Wednesday, June 30, 2004 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 346
  17. Women in Mazar-e-Sharif Support Disarmament Process

    Humanitarian Assistance for the Women and Children of Afghanistan (HAWCA) started in the Northern region, City of Maz

    Tuesday, December 31, 2002 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 347
  18. Women of Afghanistan Investigation Fund


    Wednesday, June 30, 2004 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 348
  19. Israeli and Palestinian Women Lead Peace Talk at Alvernia

    Since its inception in 2003, Creativity for Peace (a New Mexico nonprofit organization with operations in Israel and

    Thursday, March 11, 2010 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 350
  20. 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
  21. From Inception to Execution: A Photographic Journey

    "From Inception to Executiion"is a virtual exhibition of photographs created by the young women of the Omid

    Wednesday, December 31, 2008 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 352
  22. IRAN: One Million Signatures Demanding Changes to Discriminatory Laws

    Iranian women's rights activists are initiating a wide campaign demanding an end to legal discrimination against wome

    Sunday, December 31, 2006 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 353
  23. Iraq: Open letter to Iraq's political leaders

    As Iraq prepares to hold new parliamentary elections amid continuing controversy over the eligibility of many candida

    Monday, February 1, 2010 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 354
  24. Your Voices Are Being Heard - We Must Continue Our Efforts!

    Send an email to help keep up the pressure to ensure the release of these courageous feminist activists.

    Wednesday, December 31, 2008 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 355
  25. The Organization of Women's Freedom in Iraq Condemns Violence

    The Organization of Women's Freedom in Iraq (OWFI) condemns the killings of women in Basra and Umara and calls for wo

    Friday, January 4, 2008 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 356
  26. In Defense of Iraqi Women: For Solidarity with Our Sisters and an Immediate End to the Occupation

    To: President George W. Bush and U.S. Congress:

    Tuesday, May 31, 2005 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 357
  27. International Campaign to End Rape, Abduction, and Killing of Women in Iraq

    Since the takeover of the interim government in Iraq, women have been increasingly subjected to rape, death and restr

    Thursday, April 8, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 358
  28. Iraqi Activist Receives Death Threat


    Saturday, January 31, 2004 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 359
  29. Urgent Call to Stop Spiralling Middle East Violence

    Statement by Noeleen Heyzer, Executive Director, UNIFEM; Convenor, International Women's Commission for a Just and Su

    Wednesday, August 2, 2006 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 360
  30. FIRE marathon broadcast

    Women's voices and perspectives in reaction to the military aggression in Lebanon, Palestine and Israel will be the f

    Monday, July 31, 2006 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 361
  31. Appeal letter from Peacewomen across the globe

    On behalf of all the International Coordinators and Board Members of Peace Women Across the Globe (formerly 1000 Wome

    Tuesday, July 18, 2006 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 362
  32. Civilians in Gaza in Need of Protection

    The International Community, including the High Contracting Parties of the Geneva Conventions and international gover

    Saturday, July 1, 2006 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 363
  33. International Day of Solidarity Against the Wall

    We made clear that no walls would stand between the people.

    Saturday, November 8, 2003 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 364
  34. Humanitarian Emergency in Lebanon

    WLP partner, Collective for Research and Training on Development-Action (CRTD-A), has received individual donations a

    Sunday, July 23, 2006 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 365
  35. Women Cyclists to Cycle For Peace from Lebanon to Jordan

    Some 200 European and Mediterranean women will jump on their bikes this November and cycle for peace from Lebanon to

    Friday, October 31, 2003 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 366
  36. Palestinians Decry 'Honour Killings'

    Several hundred Palestinian women have held a silent protest in the West Bank town of Ram Allah, demanding legislatio

    Sunday, June 12, 2005 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 367
  37. Third North American Conference

    The Palestine Solidarity Movement at Rutgers University is organizing the Third North American Conference.

    Thursday, October 9, 2003 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 368
  38. LETTER-WRITING CAMPAIGN: Help Free Courageous Iranian Feminists

    For more information, click

    Tuesday, June 15, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 395
  39. INTERVIEW: Palestinian Member of Israeli Knesset Receives Death Threats After Surviving Israeli Raid on Gaza Aid Flotilla

    Hanin Zoabi was aboard the Mavi Marmara, the lead ship in the flotilla where all nine activists were killed, and she

    Friday, June 11, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 405
  40. SPEECH: Women- Israeli Mother Addresses European Parliament


    Thursday, May 13, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 421
  41. CAMPAIGN: Help Needed- Iranian Woman Sentenced to Stoning Death

    Help is needed to preserve the life of Sakineh Mohammadi-Ashtiani, an Iranian women who could be stoned to death at a

    Monday, July 5, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 436
  42. VIDEO: Global Women's Forum: The Iraqi Elections, A Gendered Perspective

    Wednesday, March 3, 2010 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 440
  43. VIDEO: Women in Struggle

    Women in Struggle presents rare testimony from four female Palestinian ex-prisoners who disclose their experiences du

    Wednesday, December 31, 2003 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 445
  44. VIDEO: Soraida: Women of Palestine

    Meeting Soraida will overturn any preconceived notions you may have about Palestine.

    Wednesday, December 31, 2003 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 446
  45. STATEMENT: Remarks at a Town Hall With Georgian Women Leaders

    This weekend, as I am sure many of you know, is the time when Americans celebrate our independence.

    Thursday, July 22, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 451
  46. PRESS RELEASE: Panels Focus on New Versus Traditional Tools, Role of Women as Eighteenth International Media Seminar on Peace in the Middle East Continues

    The eighteenth International Media Seminar on Peace in the Middle East continued this afternoon, holding two panel di

    Wednesday, July 21, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 457
  47. CAMPAIGN: Genoa -Honors Iranian Women During Human Rights Week

    As a part of its Human Rights Week, the Italian city of Genoa honored Iran's strong and vibrant women's rights moveme

    Friday, July 30, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 463
  48. STATEMENT: Critical Role of Women in Peace and Security

    Melanne Verveer
    Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues

    Monday, July 26, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 474
  49. EDITORIAL: Change? Yes we Can Believe in!

    We often hear people say that women in Lebanon are the most emancipated in the Middle East region.

    Sunday, March 7, 2010 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 479
  50. CAMPAIGN: The Iraq Debacle Is Not Over, Women Speaking Out Against Continued Presence in Iraq

    Military Moms, Iraq Veterans and Veteran Peace Activists Respond to the Iraq Withdrawal

    Monday, August 30, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 495