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  1. REPORT: Being a Women in Cote d'Ivoire : Empowerment Challenges - Abidjan Country Office Gender Consultations Report Summary

    In Africa, women are subjected to discriminatory practices that keep them in a vulnerable situation.

    Thursday, August 8, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 825
  2. REPORT: South Sudan: Investigating Sexual Violence in Conflict Proves Challenging

    In 2009/10, the United Nations Security Council passed Resolutions 1888 and 1960 establishing Women's Protection Advi

    Tuesday, June 18, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 816
  3. REPORT: A Revolution for All: Women's Rights in the New Libya

    This 40-page report highlights key steps that Libya should take to meet its international obligations by firmly rejec

    Monday, May 27, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 808
  4. STUDY: Study on Ways and Methods to Eliminate Sexual Harassment in Egypt

    This first widespread governmental study on sexual harassment in Egypt has revealed that an astounding 99.3 per cent

    Thursday, May 23, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 812
  5. RESOURCE: Hostages of the Gatekeepers

    The new government of Somalia plans to relocate tens of thousands of internally displaced people (IDPs) within Mogadi

    Tuesday, April 2, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 798
  6. Country File: Guinea Bissau Female Genital Cutting

    Type practiced:
    The most widely practiced forms are Type I and Type II.

    Legal status:

    Friday, February 8, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 770
  7. In Search of Safety and Solutions: Somali Refugee Adolescent Girls at Sheder and Aw Barre Camps, Ethiopia Aw Barre Camps, Ethiopia

    The Women's Refugee Commission completed a research mission to the Jijiga Somali refugee camps in Ethiopia in April 2

    Thursday, September 27, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 707
  8. Gender, Transitional Justice, and Displacement: Challenges in Africa's Great Lakes Region

    This paper focuses on Africa's Great Lakes region, where levels of displacement have been chronically high by any sta

    Wednesday, September 12, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 687
  9. The Revolution and the Emancipation of Women: A Reflection on Sankara's Speech, 25 Years Later

    I would like to situate my ideas within the geo-political context of the popular uprisings that continue to take plac

    Friday, June 22, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 623
  10. Report of the Mapping Exercise Documenting the Most Serious Violations of Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law Committed Within the Territory of the Democratic Republic of the Congo Between March 1993 and June 2003

    This report is the sum of the work of a team of men and women, from the DemocraticRepublic of the Congo (DRC) and bey

    Friday, June 8, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 616
  11. Frozen Words: Memory and Sexual Violence Amongst Sudanese Refugee Women in Cairo

    This paper is based on fieldwork conducted in Egypt with South Sudanese female refugees seeking educational, legal an

    Friday, June 1, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 625
  12. REPORT: "If You Come Back We Will Kill You": Sexual Violence and other Abuses against Congolese Migrants during Expulsions from Angola

    This report describes an alarming pattern of human rights violations by members of Angolan security forces against Co

    Sunday, May 20, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 597
  13. Women of the Horn of Africa, Still Bending their Heads

    This overview by the Strategic Initiative for Women in the Horn of Africa (SIHA) Network will give a general perspect

    Tuesday, October 25, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 520
  14. Haraza Organisation for Peace and Development

    Haraza Organisation for Peace and Development

    Subject: Peace and Development; Darfur, Sudan.

    Thursday, September 15, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 482
  15. Reports/Policy Briefs90 947
  16. UN Security Council: Letter Regarding Upcoming Trip to Africa

    To: Members of the UN Security Council

    Dear Ambassador,

    Thursday, May 12, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 437
  17. Côte d'Ivoire: Crimes Against Humanity by Gbagbo Forces

    As Crisis Deepens, Grave Abuses Committed by Both Sides

    Tuesday, March 15, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 343
  18. Muslim Lawyer Defends Women's Rights

    Based on Islamic law and tribal traditions, Algerian law discriminates against women in terms of marriage, children's

    Wednesday, March 9, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 345
  19. Amnesty International Cote D'Ivoire Mission Report

    An Amnesty International research team has just returned from a four week mission to Côte d'Ivoire where they i

    Tuesday, February 22, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 325
  20. Women as Agents of Grassroots Change: Illustrating Micro-Empowerment in Morocco

    Numerous recent initiatives in Morocco aim to promote women's empowerment in the country's current climate of legal r

    Tuesday, February 1, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 200
  21. Malak Hifni Nasif: Negotiations of a Feminist Agenda between the European and the Colonial

    Malak Hifni Nasif (1886-1918), one of Egypt's early feminist writers, stood at the crossroads of many political and s

    Tuesday, February 1, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 201
  22. Human Rights Violations Surrounding the South Sudan Referendum

    There is massive national and international pressure on Sudan to hold a peaceful referendum on independence for the s

    Friday, January 7, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 144
  23. Reports/Policy Briefs90 018
  24. The African Gender and Development Index 2011

    Promoting Gender Equality in Africa

    Saturday, January 1, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 670
  25. Gender Inequality and Social Institutions in the D.R. Congo

    The analysis of the current context in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) makes obvious the existing persistence

    Tuesday, December 14, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 092
  26. Zimbabwe: African 'Tradition' And Women's Oppression

    THERE is a problem with the way the oppression of women and girls is explained which, if not challenged, will mean th

    Wednesday, December 8, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 799
  27. South Chad Refugee Camps Population Age and Gender Breakdown

    Tuesday, November 30, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 319
  28. National Outrage: Violence Against Internally Displaced Women and Girls in Eastern Chad

    This report focuses on conflict-related violence against internally displaced women and girls in the department of Da

    Thursday, November 25, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 121
  29. The Impact of National Land Policy and Land Reform on Women in Uganda

    In 2009, the Centre on Housing Rights and Evictions (COHRE), in collaboration with the Uganda Land Alliance (ULA), co

    Wednesday, October 27, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 052
  30. Communique on the African Women's Decade (2010-2012)

    WE the 47 leaders representing women's human rights organisations, national women's machineries and

    Thursday, September 30, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 932
  31. Changing Fortunes: Women's Economic Opportunities in Post-War Northern Uganda

    The five years of relative peace in Northern Uganda has enabled the majority of former Internally Displaced Persons t

    Wednesday, September 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 912
  32. 'As If We Weren't Human' - Discrimination and Violence against Women with Disabilities in Northern Uganda

    After 20 years of displacement and war, the people of northern Uganda are leaving camps set up for internally displac

    Thursday, August 26, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 783
  33. UN Independent Expert on Somalia Calls for Protection of Civilians & Accountability For Human Rights Perpetrators


    Tuesday, August 10, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 756
  34. Southern Sudan: Overcoming obstacles to durable solutions now – building stability for the future

    After two and a half decades of war, the 2005 Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) between the Government of the Repub

    Saturday, August 7, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 859
  35. Burundi: Violence, Rights Violations Mar Elections

    (Nairobi) - Increasing human rights violations could undermine Burundi's electoral process unless the government take

    Thursday, July 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 786
  36. DRC: Emergency Response To Sexual Violence is Still Essential

    The launch of a new strategy on sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is welcome, but numerou

    Monday, June 28, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 674
  37. 'We'll Tie You Up and Shoot You': Lack of Accountability for Political Violence in Burundi

    On May 21, Burundi begins a four-month election season, the country's first elections following the end of a nearly 1

    Tuesday, May 25, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 771
  38. Patterns of Sexual Violence in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo: Reports from Survivors Presenting to Panzi Hospital in 2006

    Despite the signing of international peace agreements, a deadly war continues in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR

    Wednesday, May 5, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 244
  39. Civil War, Reintegration, and Gender in Northern Uganda

    What are the impacts of war on the participants, and do they vary by gender?

    Saturday, May 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 792
  40. Monthly Action Points on Women, Peace and Security: May 2010

    The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the May 2010 version of their Monthly Action Points (

    Wednesday, April 28, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 316
  41. Harsh War, Harsh Peace: Abuses by al-Shabaab, the Transitional Federal Government, and AMISOM in Somalia

    This 62-page report finds that al-Shabaab forces have brought greater stability to many areas in southern Somalia, bu

    Monday, April 19, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 312
  42. The Right to Education of Migrants, Refugees and Asylum-Seekers

    This report is submitted in accordance with Human Rights Council resolution 8/4.

    Friday, April 16, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 106
  43. Monthly Action Points (MAP) on Women, Peace and Security for April 2010

    The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the April 2010 version of their Monthly Action Points

    Thursday, April 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 265
  44. Women's Rights in Somalia: Women's Role in Conflict Resolution

    The overthrow of President Said Barre in 1991 marked a turning point in Somali politics, economy and society.

    Thursday, April 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 060
  45. Guinea Solidarity Mission-Executive Summary

    On September 28th 2009, brutal military force was used to suppress a peaceful demonstration organized by the Forces V

    Monday, March 15, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 287
  46. Sierra Leone Country Report on Human Rights Practices

    Sierra Leone is a constitutional republic with a directly elected president, a unicameral legislature, and a populati

    Friday, March 12, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 001
  47. Women's Rights in the Middle East and North Africa 2010

    In order to provide a detailed look at the conditions faced by women in the Middle East and understand the complex en

    Wednesday, March 3, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 294
  48. Monthly Action Points (MAP) on Women, Peace and Security: March 2010

    The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the March 2010 version of our Monthly Action Points (

    Monday, March 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 195
  49. Women's Organizations: A Driving Force Behind Women's Participation and Rights

    Since the adoption of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security in October 2000, t

    Monday, March 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 305
  50. Towards More Informed Responses to Gender Violence and HIV/AIDS in Post-Conflict West African Settings

    The evidence is incontrovertible that Liberia (with its two civil wars, 1989-97 and 2000-03) and Sierra Leone (with i

    Saturday, February 27, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 785