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7 October 2005

Why is a gender perspective important for peace negotiations? Find out more and look at international examples, including Colombia and West African countries, in the 5th section of the Toolkit.
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Global news:

In January 2005, 1000 women (representative of many thousands of such women) from more than 150 countries were nominated all together for the Nobel Peace Prize. Here the initiators of the project respond to the announcement that this year's prize was awarded jointly to the UN's International Atomic Agency and its director Mohamed ElBaradei.

Nobel peace prize announcement - 1000peacewomen respond (1000peacewomen.org, 07/10/05)
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Via feministing: there are reports that in Afghanistan a women's rights activist, Malalai Joya, has won a seat in parliament.
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From our archive:  "The United Nations reform drive" (Julie Mertus, openDemocracy.net, 16/09/05)
Julie Mertus on UN reform and human rights.
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Resource: feministblogs is a community of weblogs concerned with feminism, which describes itself as "an alternative to the malestream media".

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