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Women Rights Defenders Targeted in Mexico

July 19, 2012

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Lisa VeneKlasen (standing) speaks at the panel discussion on Growing Violence against Women Human Rights Defenders and Journalists in Mexico. Credit: Kim-Jenna Jurriaans/IPS Lisa VeneKlasen (standing) speaks at the panel discussion on Growing Violence against Women Human Rights Defenders and Journalists in Mexico. Credit: Kim-Jenna Jurriaans/IPS UNITED NATIONS, Jul 19 2012 (IPS) – There has […]

Zimbabwe Police Arrest Women Activists Over Constitutional Protests

July 3, 2012

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Zimbabwean police arrested nine members of activist group Women of Zimbabwe Arise Monday evening in the nation’s second largest city of Bulawayo, in what the group believes is a clampdown on its active campaign for the immediate release of the draft constitution. WOZA members recently embarked on a new campaign targeting unity government leaders, calling […]