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  1. PERU: Decades On, Women Remain Last in Line for Justice

    Investigations of the raping of women in the 1980s during Peru's counterinsurgency war have ground to a halt, even th

    Monday, December 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 897
  2. COLOMBIA: Parties to Colombia Conflict Raped Almost 15,000 Women in 2001-09 - Study

    Colombia's armed groups and, to a far lesser extent, its army raped 14,779 women between 2001 and 2009 - or five wome

    Tuesday, December 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 845
  3. COLOMBIA: Parties to Colombia Conflict Raped Almost 15,000 Women in 2001-09, Study

    Colombia's armed groups and, to a far lesser extent, its army raped 14,779 women between 2001 and 2009 - or five wome

    Tuesday, December 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 885
  4. Violencia Sexual en contra de las Mujeres en el Contexto Del Conflicto Armado Colombiano

    Desde hace más de cinco décadas, Colombia sufre uno de los conflictos armados más prolongados en

    Tuesday, December 14, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 111
  5. COLOMBIA: 16 Days of Activism: Speaking Out Against Sexual Violence in Colombia

    The annual 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence campaign ending next week has special meaning for uprooted wom

    Monday, December 6, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 712
  6. 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
  7. Indigenous Women's Access to Justice in Latin America

    This paper gives an overview of the challenges which indigenous women in Latin America face in accessing both formal

    Sunday, December 5, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 083
  8. Listen to their Voices and Act: Stop the Rape and Sexual Abuse of Girls in Nicaragua

    Rape and sexual abuse are widespread in Nicaragua, and the majority of victims are young.

    Monday, November 29, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 059
  9. LATIN AMERICA: Gender and Political Parties: Without Equality, Far from Parity

    The new decade begins with the election of another woman president.

    Monday, November 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 619
  10. PERU: Elected to Serve on UN Women Board

    Peru was elected as a member of the newly-created United Nations agency on gender equality and women's empowerment fo

    Thursday, November 11, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 548
  11. INTERNATIONAL: Bringing Women Out of the Shadows

    Since democracy was restored two decades ago, Chile has worked hard to progress in areas as essential as the reestabl

    Tuesday, November 9, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 578
  12. LATIN AMERICA: New Book Investigates Violence Against Women in Latin America

    A new book, coedited by Rosa-Linda Fregoso, professor of Latin American and Latino studies at UC Santa Cruz, investig

    Monday, November 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 481
  13. CHILE: Women Sterilised Over HIV Status

    When Francisca arrived at the historic Curicó Hospital - a staple in the Chilean central valley for nearly one

    Wednesday, November 3, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 460
  14. COLOMBIA: Voices of Women Peace Activists Silenced

    "When we women speak out, without showing fear, we pay a high price: living with that fear," says one peace

    Wednesday, October 20, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 397
  15. SOUTH AMERICA: Women Peacekeepers Have a Vital Role to Play

    In June 2009, Chilean army captain Andrea Fuentes travelled to the city of Cap-Haïtien, in north Haiti, to serve

    Wednesday, October 20, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 404
  16. PERU: Women Sterilised Against Their Will Seek Justice, Again

    Poor, rural, Quechua-speaking women in the Peruvian province of Anta who were victims of a forced sterilisation progr

    Friday, October 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 455
  17. The 'X' Factor: Reintegrating Female Combatants

    Recent research suggests that women comprise between 10 and 30 percent of armed opposition groups, with some groups,

    Tuesday, October 12, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 998
  18. PERU: Women Farmers Dream in Organic Flavors of Coffee

    t's Saturday and the women hurry into the cooperative's warehouse in this rural town in southeastern Peru with huge b

    Monday, October 4, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 259
  19. BRAZIL: A Woman Rises in Brazil

    Latin America is no stranger to female leaders, but not many can match the radical political trajectory of Dilma Rous

    Tuesday, September 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 225
  20. Commitments Database: A 1325 Call to Action Statement Chile

    Mr. Secretary-General, Ms. Robinson, Minister Cannon, Ladies and Gentlemen,

    Saturday, September 25, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 974
  21. PERU: Peru Poll Says 2 Women Front-Runners in Race for Lima Mayor - Post Won Only by Men Since 1535

    A poll in Peru says two women are the front-runners in the Oct.

    Monday, September 20, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 154
  22. BRAZIL: Women Make Their Mark on South American Politics

    If Brazilian voters elect a woman president next month, what might have appeared to be isolated developments in Chile

    Thursday, September 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 155
  23. COLOMBIA: Indigenous Colombians Face Possibility Of Extinction, U.N. Report Says

    Thirty-four indigenous groups face extinction due to internal armed conflict from the ongoing violence in Colombia, a

    Friday, September 10, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 105
  24. COLOMBIA: Spanish Delegation to Study Sexual Abuse in Colombia

    A Spanish delegation arrived in Colombia Thursday to meet with Colombian congressmen and discuss the problem of the s

    Friday, September 3, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 103
  25. LATIN AMERICA: Women Change Political Landscape in Latin America

    In a country where machismo is still the rule, Sandra Torres doesn't cut the demure figure of past first ladies.

    Saturday, August 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 013
  26. SOUTH AMERICA: VENEZUELA: UN Agency Provides Training to Help Combat Sexual Violence

    A United Nations-backed project in Venezuela has trained dozens of government officials and security force members on

    Thursday, August 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 027
  27. COLOMBIA: IOM Trains Public Officials on Identifying and Responding to Gender Based Violence

    IOM Colombia is training public officials on gender-based violence against women; how to identify it, address it and

    Tuesday, August 24, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 891
  28. COLOMBIA: 1,000 Women March Against Military Pact

    More than 1,000 women from twelve different countries will march from Barrancabermeja in the Santander department to

    Monday, August 23, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 884
  29. LATIN AMERICA: Women of All Continents are Meeting Against Militarization

    "Weapons were silenced so women and people can speak" and "My body is my house, my house is my territo

    Monday, August 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 890
  30. BRAZIL: Women's Votes, Hard to Pin Down but Crucial

    Female voters in Brazil could ensure an easy victory this October for the ruling Workers Party candidate, Dilma Rouss

    Tuesday, August 3, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 711
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. LATIN AMERICA: Latin American Economic Summit Promotes Abortion, Condemns "Lesbophobia"

    A recent gathering of Latin America's top economic commission issued a document praising secularism, condemning &quot

    Thursday, July 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 684
  35. SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia Backs Venezuela in Regional Peace Plan

    The Bolivian goverment ratified its support for the Regional Peace Plan proposed by Venezuela to Colombia, in order t

    Thursday, July 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 691
  36. LATIN AMERICA: In Latin America, a Harbinger of Women's Rights

    With a historic vote this month allowing gay couples to marry and adopt children, Argentina joined a vanguard of nati

    Tuesday, July 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 658
  37. COLOMBIA: Young Men and Women Learn New Skills for New Productive Lives in Colombia

    One hundred young men and women, victims of violence perpetrated by illegal armed groups and at high risk for recruit

    Tuesday, July 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 688
  38. LATIN AMERICA: Former President Bachelet Joins Inter-American Dialogue think-tank

    “President Bachelet is widely acknowledged to be one of Latin America's most accomplished and popular heads of

    Thursday, July 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 661
  39. BRAZIL: Football Paves the Way to Masculinity Without Violence

    It's Friday night, and in a "favela" (shanty town) in this Brazilian city, a group of men relax with a beer

    Monday, July 19, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 593
  40. BRAZIL: Brazil Might Soon Have a Female President But There Are Still Too Few Women in Politics

    In the coming October 3 presidential election, two of the three frontrunners are women.

    Monday, July 19, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 595
  41. LATIN AMERICA: Latin American, Caribbean Women's Congress Approves Brasilia Consensus

    The 11th Regional Conference on Latin American and Caribbean Women closes Friday with the approval of the "Brasi

    Sunday, July 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 598
  42. LATIN AMERICA: Women Still Playing Catch Up

    Women in Latin America have come a long way but aren't there yet.

    Friday, July 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 624
  43. COLOMBIA: MADRE Presents Report to UN Human Rights Committee on the Situation in Colombia

    Today, the United Nations Human Rights Committee will begin its review of the human rights record of the state of Col

    Thursday, July 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 586
  44. COLOMBIA: Bogota Displaced Leaders Threatened by Paramilitaries

    Female leaders of the Bogota's displaced population are being threatened by paramilitary organizations, according to

    Thursday, July 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 611
  45. BRAZIL: A Woman Killed Every Two Hours in Brazil

    A woman is killed every two hours in Brazil and this average puts the country in 12th place among nations registering

    Wednesday, July 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 539
  46. Report on Violations of Women's Human Rights: In Response to the Sixth Periodic Report of Colombia

    Colombians are enduring an armed conflict that has lasted over 50 years, but only in the past 10 years has this civil

    Monday, July 12, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 749
  47. COLOMBIA: Using International Law to Wage Peace in Colombia

    In recent decades, human rights advocates have won passage of a system of international human rights treaties, helpin

    Wednesday, July 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 497
  48. COLOMBIA: Ex-Combatants Receive Job Training in Road Safety and Business Management

    IOM is supporting the social and economic reintegration of ex-combatants through employment training in road safety a

    Friday, July 2, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 457
  49. COLOMBIA: MADRE Talking Points: The Role of the US in Colombia's Conflict

    MADRE Talking Points: The Role of the US in Colombia's Conflict

    Wednesday, June 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 587
  50. MADRE Talking Points: The Role of the US in Colombia's Conflict

    The Conflict in a Nutshell
    Wednesday, June 30, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 680

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