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  1. SYRIA: Congress Cannot Ignore Violence Against Women in Syria

    As always, another election was upon us; all eyes were on who voted for or against the 2002 Iraq War Resolution.

    Friday, September 6, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 065
  2. USA: Casey Among U.S. Senators Meeting with Afghan Chief

    Democratic Sen.

    Thursday, January 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 715
  3. AFGHANISTAN: Casey, Karzai Discuss Women's Rights

    Democratic Senator Bob Casey and a handful of other senators met with Afghan President Hamid Karzai in Washington, D.

    Thursday, January 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 737
  4. MENA/ UNITED STATES: Women and the Arab Spring, Joint Hearing

    Senator BOXER [presiding]. The hearing will come to order.

    Tuesday, October 9, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 718
  5. INTERNATIONAL: Where Are Women's Rights in Plans to Tackle Rape in War Zones?

    At an event in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office last night, the foreign secretary will launch a high-profile new i

    Wednesday, May 30, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 078
  6. USA: Our Commitment to Afghan Women

    Over the course of a decade and through the administrations of two presidents of different political parties, the Uni

    Tuesday, April 3, 2012
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  8. INTERNATIONAL: Salute To Women Driving Revolutions

    What do driving, voting, wearing pants, and protesting have in common?

    Friday, July 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 080
  9. INTERNATIONAL: Violence Against Women Surges When War Is

    Rosemary Gonzalez was murdered in 2009, the victim of a war that ended in 1996.

    Thursday, June 23, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 991
  10. INTERNATIONAL/IRAQ: The Word on Women - The Other Tahrir Square

    Last week, a group of twenty-five women who were demonstrating for peace and democracy in Baghdad's Tahrir Square

    Thursday, June 16, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 988
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  12. U.S./AFGHANISTAN: Bush Institute Conference Focuses on Afghan Women

    Former first lady Laura Bush says women in Afghanistan are creating their own economic opportunities and that entrepr

    Wednesday, March 30, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 481
  13. UNITED STATES/MIDDLE EAST: Clinton Urges Backing for Women in Arab World

    US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Monday hailed a draft Senate resolution backing the rights of women in the A

    Monday, March 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 477
  14. UNITED STATES/AFGHANISTAN: A Continuing Struggle: Empowering Afghan Women

    The March 6 news article "

    Friday, March 11, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 404
  15. U.S./PAKISTAN: US Launches Gender Equity Programme

    The US government launched a five-year ‘Gender Equity Programme' in Pakistan in 2011, to advance women's human

    Thursday, February 24, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 319
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  17. UNITED STATES/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 216
  18. UNITED STATES/AFGHANISTAN: CST: Afghanistan

    Two years ago, a small team of female Marines -- drivers, engineers, cooks and other specialists -- began conducting

    Tuesday, February 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 215
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. CANADA/AFGHANISTAN: Canada's post-2011 Role: Help Afghan Women

    Why should Canada bother helping Afghan women and girls when Canadian combat troops withdraw next year?

    Monday, January 3, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 866
  22. Across Conflict Lines: Women Mediating for Peace. 12th Annual Colloquium Findings

    This paper draws on discussions from The Institute for Inclusive Security's 12th Annual Colloquium “Across Conf

    Saturday, January 1, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 347
  23. CANADA/AFGHANISTAN: Focus Future Afghan efforts on Women, Report Urges

    A new Senate committee urges the government to put women's rights in Afghanistan at the top of its priority list for

    Thursday, December 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 838
  24. 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
  25. INDIA/EGYPT/ECUADOR/RWANDA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA: UN Promotes 'Safe Cities' Program for Women

    The abuse of women has been going on for centuries and it is often the case that a woman is killed before the problem

    Monday, December 6, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 715
  26. USA/IRAQ: Grants to Support Iraqi Widows and Female Heads of Household

    The Department of State has awarded $5 million in grants to several nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) to provide d

    Friday, October 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 429
  27. CANADA/AFGHANISTAN: Canada Must Protect Afghan Women Post-combat

    In an effort to kick-start public debate on Canada's post-combat mission in Afghanistan, CARE Canada recommends the g

    Wednesday, October 20, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 396
  28. U.S./AFGHANISTAN: 9/11 Widow Turns From Tragedy to Helping Afghani Women

    The September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks brought about many changes in American society.

    Tuesday, September 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 059
  29. USA/PAKISTAN: U.S. Launches Women's Rights Program in Pakistan

    The United States on Monday launched a new 40-million-dollar Gender Equity Grants Program in Pakistan to advance wome

    Monday, August 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 012
  30. BURMA/MYANMAR/USA: Why a U.N. Probe of Burma is a Crucial Step

    The evidence against Burma's junta has been piling up for many years.

    Friday, August 20, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 859
  31. US/AFGHANISTAN: U.S. Supports Women Of Afghanistan

    Afghanistan's transition toward leading its own security efforts must include the rights of Afghan women.

    Monday, August 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 002
  32. BRAZIL/IRAN: Brazil's Plea for Asylum for Iranian Facing Stoning Seems to Fail

    Iran's conservative establishment appears to have reacted coldly to an entreaty by Brazil's president to allow an Ira

    Monday, August 2, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 720
  33. BRAZIL/IRAN: Brazil Offers Asylum to Iran Woman Sentenced to Stoning

    President Lula asked Iran to allow Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani to accept the offer.

    Sunday, August 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 703
  34. INTERNATIONAL: Human Rights Committee Concludes Ninety-Ninth Session

    The Human Rights Committee concluded its ninety-ninth session today, during which it considered and adopted concludin

    Friday, July 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 752
  35. INTERNATIONAL: HIV Gel Called Poor Substitute for Women's Rights

    Some advocates at last week's International AIDS Conference greeted news of the results of an HIV gel coolly, saying

    Thursday, July 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 725
  36. US/PAKISTAN:The United States Announces the U.S.-Pakistan Gender Equity Program

    After the bilateral Strategic Dialogue meeting in Islamabad today, U.S.

    Monday, July 19, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 588
  37. INTERNATIONAL: State Department Hosts Roundtable on Afghan Women

    Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer, Executive Director of the White House Council on Women

    Wednesday, June 9, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 228
  38. HAITI: Female Contingent

    Bangladesh's first female contingent to be deployed to an UN peacekeeping mission arrived today (1 June) in quake-rav

    Tuesday, June 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 169
  39. INTERNATIONAL: Clinton on Women's Rights, Middle East Peace

    In an interview Secretary of State Hillary Clinton spoke to NBC's Andrea Mitchell about women's rights and Middle

    Monday, March 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 807
  40. INTERNATIONAL: 'Super Agency' Stirs Buzz at U.N. Women's Session

    The headquarters building here is undergoing renovations.

    Thursday, March 11, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 675
  41. INTERNATIONAL: Deputy Secretary-General, in Women's Commission, Hails Possible New Gender Entity at United Nations as 'Historic Opportunity' to Give Women Stronger Voice Globally

    Addressing the Commission on the Status of Women's fifty-fourth session this afternoon, Deputy Secretary-General Asha

    Tuesday, March 9, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 682
  42. INTERNATIONAL: Global Bridge Gatherings Rally Support for Women in War Zones

    Afghan women walk past a guesthouse damaged a day after the suicide attacks in Kabul, 27 Feb. 2010

    Monday, March 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 685
  43. INTERNATIONAL: Marking International Women's Day

    International Women's Day is celebrated each year on March eighth.

    Monday, March 8, 2010
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  45. INTERNATIONAL: Women and Girls are Key to Security

    What do women fishing, school building and better farming skills have to do with U.S. national security?

    Monday, March 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 690
  46. INTERNATIONAL: Women's Rights: A Matter of Peace and Stability

    On this International Women's Day, it is fitting that we reflect upon United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325

    Monday, March 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 692
  47. INTERNATIONAL: Changing the Game: Gaining Traction in Fragile States

    Speech by Inés Alberdi, UNIFEM Executive Director

    Date: 4 March 2010

    Thursday, March 4, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 674
  48. UN Secretary-General Calls for Empowerment of Women

    United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says that full empowerment of women requires expanding economic opportun

    Monday, February 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 673
  49. INTERNATIONAL: Gender, War and Conflict Transformation

    Shelley Anderson is an old colleague with an inspiring track record in gender work. We see things very much alike.

    Monday, February 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 686
  50. AFGHANISTAN: Getting Women a Seat at the Peace Table

    Nearly ten years after the adoption by the UN Security Council of its groundbreaking resolution on Women, Peace and S

    Thursday, February 4, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 627

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