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BRIEFING PAPER: Women of Congo Speak Out

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Key findings and recommendations from our Women of Congo Speak Out delegation in 2014 have been compiled into a briefing… Read More »

Women Nobel Peace Laureates respond to concerns about World Summit

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Thanks to all for sharing your thoughts about the upcoming World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates being held next month… Read More »

Open letter to President Aliyev of Azerbaijan: Release Leyla Yunus

Open letter to President Aliyev of Azerbaijan: Release Leyla Yunus

The Nobel Women’s Initiative has sent an open letter to President Ilham Aliyev of Azerbaijan, urging the immediate release of… Read More »

IS militants in Iraq: Barbaric sexual violence

IS militants in Iraq: Barbaric sexual violence

The United Nations last month released information about sexual violence atrocities committed by the militants of the Islamic State (IS)… Read More »

A woman gang-raped in DRC testifies in court

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A woman who was gang-raped and burned in her house told a military court last week in the Democratic Republic… Read More »

Liberian women tackle Ebola crisis

Liberian women tackle Ebola crisis

Nobel Laureate Leymah Gbowee has made a plea to the international community for assistance fighting the Ebola outbreak in West… Read More »

Sister-to-Sister 2014 kicks off in Ottawa!

Sister-to-Sister 2014 kicks off in Ottawa!

We are thrilled to announce the beginning of the 2014 Sister-to-Sister Mentorship Program! On August 30, Maha Babeker (Sudan), Andrea Ixchíu (Guatemala) and Alice… Read More »

Kerry’s visit to Burma: Women’s rights left out of the agenda

Kerry's visit to Burma: Women's rights left out of the agenda

US Secretary of State John Kerry visited Burma in early August to discuss the 2015 elections in the South Asian… Read More »

Moving Beyond Militarism: Nobel Women’s Initiative releases 2013 Belfast report

Moving Beyond Militarism: Nobel Women’s Initiative releases 2013 Belfast report

Over 100 individuals from more than twenty countries gathered in Belfast, Northern Ireland in May 2013 to hold a dialogue… Read More »

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