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Yemen’s peace process excludes women

Yemen's peace process excludes women

Women’s rights activists and peace organizations are calling on women to be meaningfully included in future peace negotiations in Yemen…. Read More »

Women urge action in response to events in Charleston

Women urge action in response to events in Charleston

In light of the June 17 racially charged shooting in Charleston, South Carolina, women activists are urging for people to… Read More »

Afghanistan enacts National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security

Afghanistan enacts National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security

Afghanistan recently became the second Muslim state to launch a National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security. The plan… Read More »

Burundi crisis threatens women and children

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Women and children, including a large number of unaccompanied children, comprise the majority of the 8 000 people to have… Read More »

Iranian women protest: Peace for Yemeni women

Iranian women protest: Peace for Yemeni women

Hundreds of Iranian women gathered in front of the UN office in Tehran on May 25 to protest the Saudi-led… Read More »

Nobel laureates: Refugees need Europe’s protection

Nobel laureates: Refugees need Europe’s protection

Five Nobel peace laureates are calling on European Union officials and member states to provide refugees fleeing conflict-torn countries protection… Read More »

Release Narges Mohammadi: Laureates

Release Narges Mohammadi: Laureates

Six Nobel Laureates have released a statement urging the Iranian government to immediately release woman human rights defender, Narges Mohammadi… Read More »

Women’s Court in former Yugoslavia brings feminist approach to justice

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Women activists from countries of the former Yugoslavia held a Women’s Court from May 7 – 10. Survivors of violence… Read More »

Sister to Sister Update – Alice: Looking forward

Sister to Sister Update - Alice: Looking forward

Alice joined us in Ottawa for the 2014 Sister-to-Sister Mentorship Program. She completed six weeks of communications and advocacy training… Read More »

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