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  1. The United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 Implementation in Palestine and Israel 2000-2009

    Throughout the world, incidents of gender-based violence escalate during times of conflict as rape and sexual abuse b

    Wednesday, February 20, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 774
  2. LEBANON: Lebanese Women take on Muslim Judges Who Call Rape a 'Marital Right'

    Lebanese women are taking to the streets to demand that the government takes domestic violence seriously, by introduc

    Sunday, February 17, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 805
  3. SYRIA: Syrians Freed in Abductions that Stoked Fears of More Strife

    The tit-for-tat kidnappings of more than 140 people have provoked fears of expanded sectarian conflict in Syria's nor

    Saturday, February 16, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 808
  4. INTERNATIONAL/SYRIA: U.N. Calls on Syria to End Sexual Violence

    A senior U.N.

    Saturday, February 16, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 809
  5. ISRAEL: Israel Detains Women Over Prayer Shawls

    Israeli police have detained 10 women at one of Judaism's holiest sites for wearing prayer shawls, which Orthodox tra

    Monday, February 11, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 797
  6. 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
  7. SYRIA: Call to Free Women Prisoners in Syria

    Opposition chief Ahmed Moaz al-Khatib demanded all women held in Syrian prisons be freed by Sunday, or the regime wil

    Thursday, February 7, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 793
  8. SYRIA: Violence Follows Women, Kids Beyond Syria

    As if the war which drove them out of Syria and the hardships of exile were not enough, refugee women and children in

    Tuesday, February 5, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 776
  9. IRAQ: Interview: UN Women Helping "Raise Voice of Iraqi Women"

    Among chaos in neighboring Syria and increasing refugees fleeing to Iraq, many Iraqi women are fighting to stop bruta

    Tuesday, February 5, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 794
  10. KURDISTAN: KRG Fails to Combat Violence Against Women in Kurdistan

    For years, the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) in Northern Iraq has struggled to fight violence against women in

    Monday, February 4, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 779
  11. LEBANON: Lebanese Women Seek Stronger Representation in Parliament

    While parliamentarians discuss a new electoral law to govern the 2013 parliamentary elections, women politicians are

    Wednesday, January 30, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 766
  12. ISRAEL: Gave Birth Control to Ethiopian Jews Without their Consent

    Israel has admitted for the first time that it has been giving Ethiopian Jewish immigrants birth-control injections,

    Sunday, January 27, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 755
  13. SYRIA: Syria, Pressed by War, Deploys All-female Unit

    The Syrian government is arming and training Syrian women to fight for President Bashar al-Assad, putting it ahead of

    Sunday, January 27, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 775
  14. Sharansky's New Mission: Impossible?

    Natan Sharansky, chairman of the executive of the Jewish Agency for Israel, was in New York for a quick two-day trip

    Wednesday, January 23, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 750
  15. SYRIA: Syrian Girls 'Sold' into Forced Marriages

    In Jordan, hundreds of Syrian females have been affected by an informal trade that has sprung up since the start of t

    Wednesday, January 23, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 773
  16. ISRAEL: Arab Woman Leads Israeli Daam Party

    An Arab woman who's been toiling on the fringes of Israeli politics for nearly two decades has broken out of obscurit

    Thursday, January 17, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 740
  17. IRAN: New Bill Being Considered in Iran Could Threaten Women's Rights to Travel and Obtain a Passport

    Women across Iran could be facing a new restriction on their freedom.

    Thursday, January 17, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 741
  18. SYRIA: Syria Women Run In Refugee Camp Elections

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    Wednesday, January 16, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 745
  19. SYRIA: A Regional Crisis the IRC Commission on Syrian Refugees

    EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
    Tuesday, January 15, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 765
  20. 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
  21. IRAN: Female Officers to Join Iran's Riot Police: Report

    A women's unit is being created for Iran's riot police, Brigadier General Hassan Karami told the country's semi-offic

    Monday, January 14, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 735
  22. SYRIA: Syrian Women and Girls Allege Use of Sexual Violence in Civil War

    Rape is a "significant and disturbing" feature of the Syrian civil war, with women and girls citing sexual

    Sunday, January 13, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 726
  23. ISRAEL: Haneen Zoabi Can Stand For Re-Election in 2013

    Haneen Zoabi is an Arab member of the Knesset (Israeli Parliament).

    Sunday, January 13, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 754
  24. KURDISTAN: 'Deep,' Old Habits on Kurdish Women's killings

    If sorted out from the floating theories on the culprits and their motivations, what the execution-style killings of

    Saturday, January 12, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 749
  25. SAUDI ARABIA: Saudi Arabia's King Appoints Women to Shura Council

    Two decrees reconstituted the council, which advises the government on new legislation, for a new four-year term - an

    Friday, January 11, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 718
  26. KURDISTAN: French Police Say Kurdish Activists Executed

    Three Kurdish women activists, including a co-founder of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), have been killed overnigh

    Friday, January 11, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 723
  27. ISRAEL: How Israel Leads World in Sex Trade Fight

    Britain is being urged to look to Israel for lessons in how to combat human trafficking and rehabilitate victims.

    Thursday, January 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 720
  28. Israel: Can Natan Sharansky Fix the Western Wall?

    He brought unprecedented attention to the plight of Soviet Jewry. He stood up to the KGB.

    Monday, January 7, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 707
  29. Syria - What Women Say - Voices from Ground: Syria's Humanitarian Crisis

    In recent months ICAN's staff have held regular in-person and online consultations with Syrian civil society activist

    Friday, January 4, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 766
  30. Israel: Likud: Habayit Hayehudi Works Against Women

    The Likud-Beytenu list changes tactics • Instead of attacking Habayit Hayehudi leader Naftali Bennett, it goes a

    Thursday, January 3, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 701
  31. Lebanon: Stories of Women Behind Bars

    In Lebanon's Baabda prison for women, there is no shortage of appalling stories.

    Tuesday, January 1, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 704
  32. ISRAEL: Hareid Parties: Women's 'Role' Not in the Knesset

    The Knesset Election Committee will discuss the possibility of disqualifying Hareidi parties because they have no wom

    Tuesday, December 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 698
  33. Kurdistan: Women's Rights Activists Endure Death Threats, Attacks

    Violence against women remains a reality in the Kurdistan Region, but another scourge remains less well known: Threat

    Tuesday, December 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 699
  34. IRAQ: Female Suicide Bombers 'Weapon of Choice' for Al-Qaida, Expert Says

    Women have been involved in terrorist activities for more than 100 years, but from 2007 to 2008 there was an 800 perc

    Monday, December 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 690
  35. ISRAEL: Women of the Wall Pray for Equality

    Jewish women endure arrests, heckling and legal battles in struggle to attain what they consider their inalienable ri

    Sunday, December 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 687
  36. IRAN: Imprisoned Human Rights Attorney Sotoudeh Sends Letter to World

    After ending her 49 day hunger long strike a few days ago, Iranian human rights attorney Ms.

    Friday, December 14, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 686
  37. ISRAEL/PALESTINE: Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Shuns Female Brokers

    A U.N. resolution passed over 10 years ago requires women's involvement in conflict resolutions.

    Thursday, December 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 821
  38. EGYPT: Legal teams & advocates work to save women from domestic violence

    In Egypt, domestic abuse is not a crime. When a woman is beaten by her husband, the authorities are seldom called.

    Thursday, November 29, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 668
  39. MENA: Why Can't We All Just Hold Hands? One Woman's Mission to Bring Peace to the Middle East

    A Dubai resident has decided to undertake a one-woman mission to bring peace to the 22 countries in the Arab League.

    Thursday, November 29, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 670
  40. 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
  41. KURDISTAN: Kurdistan PM Helps Launch Campaign to Combat Violence Against Women

    Kurdistan Regional Government KRG Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani joined the High Committee of the Campaign Combatti

    Wednesday, November 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 676
  42. 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
  43. SYRIA: Syrian Women & Girls -- No Safe Refuge

    In Syria, women and girls are being targeted for rape on a massive scale.

    Sunday, November 18, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 755
  44. 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
  45. IRAN: Iran Deputies To Mull Draft Law Restricting Women's Right To Travel

    Lawmakers in Iran are preparing to consider legislation that may drastically alter an adult woman's ability to obtain

    Friday, November 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 650
  46. IRAN: Iranian Human Rights Lawyer in Fourth Week of Hunger Strike

    Nasrin Sotoudeh's awards would cover a wall.

    Thursday, November 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 639
  47. 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
  48. 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
  49. 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
  50. KURDISTAN: Prominent Kurdish MP Joins Turkey Hunger Strike

    Prominent female lawmaker and rights activist Leyla Zana who symbolises the Kurdish struggle in Turkey has joined hun

    Thursday, November 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 656

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