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  1. 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
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  2. 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
  3. 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
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  4. 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
  5. 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
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  6. 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
  7. 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
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  8. 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
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  9. 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
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  10. VIDEO: Cynthia Enloe Speaks on Women in Iraq

    Acclaimed teacher Cynthia Enloe, Class of 1960, speaks about "Taking Women's Lives Seriously to Tally the Real C

    Wednesday, June 23, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 497
  11. INTERVIEW: Women Have a Big Role to Play in Peace-Building - Anthony Foreman of CARE International

    This year marks the 10th anniversary of UN Security Council resolution on Women, Peace and Security.

    Wednesday, September 22, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 602
  12. LECTURE FOLLOW-UP: Enloe: War Hurts Women Harder

    “War ripples on,” said guest lecturer Dr.

    Sunday, October 10, 2010 - 20:00
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  13. CONFERENCE: Considering Gender in Conflict Affected Populations: The Republic of Georgia

    “Considering Gender in Conflict Affected Populations: The Republic of Georgia” as presented by Profes

    Tuesday, November 9, 2010 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 719
  14. PRESENTATION: 10th Anniversary of UNSCR 1325 and Israel and Palestine

    Ladies and Gentlemen, good evening.

    Monday, November 8, 2010 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 731
  15. ANALYSIS: Countering the Masculine Security Mind-set

    What actually is security?

    Saturday, September 18, 2010 - 20:00
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  16. ANALYSIS: Women and Climate Change: What You Don't Know

    In December 2004, when the Indian Ocean tsunami devastated the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, women died, in part, beca

    Wednesday, December 8, 2010 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 817
  17. CONFERENCE FOLLOW UP: 1325+10 Peace Fair's Cyber Dialogue In-Country Statements

    Friday, December 31, 2010 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 860
  18. INTERVIEW: IRAQ: Iraqi Women as Survivors, not Victims: Interview with Manal Omar, Author and Humanitarian Work

    Manal Omar, a women's rights advocate of Palestinian descent who has worked in Iraq's humanitarian field since the la

    Monday, January 24, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 937
  19. MUSEUM EXHIBIT: Photo Exhibit Captures Women's Role in Iranian Revolution

    A photo exhibition featuring Iranian women in demonstrations before the victory of the Islamic Revolution in 1979 is

    Sunday, February 6, 2011 - 19:00
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  20. WEBCAST: Israeli and Palestinian Women Activists React to Middle East Unrest

    Thursday, February 17, 2011 - 19:00
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  21. ANALYSIS: The Arab Woman You Don't See

    Throughout the extraordinary events of the last few months, across the Middle East and North Africa, long-silenced vo

    Monday, March 7, 2011 - 19:00
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  22. ANALYSIS: The Iraq War and Women: A Case for Reparations

    In August 2010, the United States marked the formal end of combat operations in Iraq with divergent assessments of th

    Monday, March 7, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 046
  23. ANALYSIS: Women of Iraq: From Victims to Peacebuilders

    Soon after the launch of the US-led war in 2003, Iraq witnessed the emergence of a violent conflict and the deepening

    Monday, March 7, 2011 - 19:00
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  24. COMMENTARY: Despite Democracy in Iraq, Women Actually Losing Freedoms

    A new report shows gains for women's rights across most of North Africa and the Middle East. But not in Iraq.

    Monday, March 14, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 069
  25. ANALYSIS: A Tale of Three Nations: Freedom, Religion and the Rights of Women

    As the youth-led Freedom Movement of 2011 spreads rapidly across the Middle East and around the world, one can only w

    Sunday, March 13, 2011 - 20:00
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  26. ANALYZIS: In Post-Conflict Countries, Where are the Women?

    In 2000, when the United Nations Security Council passed Resolution 1325, there was reason to hope that women would f

    Friday, March 18, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 074
  27. CONFERENCE: Palestine: 250 Palestinian & Israeli women in West Bank Civil Disobedience Conference

    On March 12, 2011, women human rights defenders from Palestine and Israel marked the centenary of International Women

    Friday, March 11, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 077
  28. ANALYSIS: Muslim Women's Self-reliance and Clinton's Guidance Could Ensure Reforms

    Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has correctly warned that women's rights in Tunisia and Egypt risk being undermine

    Monday, March 14, 2011 - 20:00
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  29. INTERACTIVE TIMELINE: Arab Spring: Timeline of Middle East Protests

    Monday, March 21, 2011 - 20:00
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  30. FILM FESTIVAL: Women in the Muslim World, as Captured on Film

    Filmmakers Mostafa Heravi, Alka Sadat and Laila Hotait Salas may hail from three different countries — Iran, Af

    Sunday, March 20, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 099
  31. OPINION: Gender Equality During Revolutions Must Live On

    While representing a month of liberation for many in the Middle East, March was revolutionary for the area in more th

    Thursday, March 31, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 133
  32. VIDEO: Who's Afraid of a Woman in Black?

    Women in Black is a women's anti-war movement initiated in 1988 in Israel.

    Monday, April 4, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 134
  33. ANALYSIS: The Missing Subject in Arab Uprisings

    There is much about the Middle East that needs changing.

    Friday, April 1, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 135
  34. OPINION: What's Next for Arab Women

    Disturbing dispatches out of Yemen yesterday report that thousands of women, chanting “peaceful, peaceful,&rdqu

    Sunday, April 3, 2011 - 20:00
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  35. ANALYSIS: Parker: Wars Can't Fix Nations Which Oppress Women

    Whether the topic is Libya's rebels or Afghanistan's “reconciliation” with the Taliban, the pivotal quest

    Friday, April 8, 2011 - 20:00
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  36. CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: The Body Politic - Changing Representations of Palestinian Women

    Open call for artists and filmmakers

    Monday, April 18, 2011 - 20:00
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  37. BOOK LAUNCH/REVIEW: Gendered Experiences of Genocide: Anfal Survivors in Kurdistan- Iraq

    KSSO and Kurdish Association would like to cordially invite you to Kurdish Studies forthcoming book launch and semina

    Tuesday, April 19, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 179
  38. ANALYSIS: Women Assert Place in Yemen's Protests

    Ali Abdullah Saleh, the beleaguered president of Yemen, should have known better.

    Wednesday, April 20, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 180
  39. ANALYSIS/VIDEO: Israeli Arab Women Struggle for Empowerment

    Imman AbuElhula and Hussun Fahamne suffer from double discrimination.

    Sunday, April 24, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 211
  40. VIDEO: Initiative of Women Leaders Building Peace & Prosperity

    This is a great

    Tuesday, April 26, 2011 - 20:00
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  41. ANALYSIS: Tradition, Modernity and the Rise of Islamic Feminism in Iran: 1979-2009

    {[{Islamic feminism

    Saturday, April 30, 2011 - 20:00
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  42. Bread Winner, Bread Maker

    In a land torn apart by years of bitter conflict, the daily struggle to survive is an ongoing battle.

    Thursday, September 8, 2011 - 20:00
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  43. Meeting of the National Coordination Group On "National Action Plan for 2012-2015"

    The meeting of the National Coordination Group On "National Action Plan for 2012-2015" on implementation on

    Sunday, May 6, 2012 - 20:00
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  44. AUDIO: Voices from Tahrir

    In this new one-hour public radio show, participants in the people's revolution in Egypt give first hand accounts of

    Friday, February 10, 2012 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 356
  45. AUDIO: Calls for Gun Control in Israel

    Saturday, March 17, 2012 - 20:00
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  46. UN Women Promotes the Integration of Peace and Security Issues into the National Action Plan

    UN Women held national consultations on the integration of peace and security principles into the National Action Pla

    Sunday, May 6, 2012 - 20:00
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  47. STATEMENT: Statement of Solidarity What the Women Say: Protection and Participation of Syrian Women

    We the women of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region and South Asia, with our colleagues from North

    Thursday, September 27, 2012 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 476
  48. BLOG: In Saudi Town, Women Protest Detentions, Leading To Their Own

    Last weekend, Saudi security forces encircled and arrested a small group of women who were protesting the long-term d

    Wednesday, January 9, 2013 - 19:00
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  49. BLOG: Fear and Fury: Women and Post-Revolutionary Violence

    Thursday, January 24, 2013 - 19:00
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  50. UNSCR 1325 in Palestine: Strengthening or Disciplining Women's Peace Activism?

    The UN Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security, adopted by the Security Council in 2000, is considered by many a

    Tuesday, February 19, 2013 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 620