“It’s important to be aware of what’s going on in the world and to think about how you can start to make a difference, even when you’re a kid.”
International Child rights organisation UNICEF-Uganda has strongly condemned the increasing incidents of acid attack
In early December 2011, IPJ Deputy Director Dee Aker and Program Officer Zahra Ismail were in Cambodia for the th
Almas Jiwani, President of the National Committee for the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerme
A new device called a "Silent Observer" -- hailed as a solution to curbing the practice of aborting female
The girl's voice dropped to a hush as she remembered the bright, sunny afternoon when she stepped out of her hut and
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IBNS) ASSOCHAM, Creative Living Foundation of India and Paiman Trust of Pakistan have set
Ten years ago, life was still hard for the women of Ijuhanyondo village in Tanzania.
For a long time, negative impressions have dominated world's opinion of women in the Middle East and North Africa reg
The government has not only empowered the womenfolk in the country but also working to provide them space in all walk
The number of reported rapes in camps for internally displaced people (IDPs) in Mogadishu, the Somali capital, has ri
Say NO – UNiTE to End Violence against Women, UN Women's social mobilization platform contributing towards the
Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra offered Burma's pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi her support in a coming by-e
SERBIAN ARMY PEACEKEEPING MISSIONS
There is an escalating pattern of physical attacks by Egyptian military and police officers against women and male pr
The public campaign to end violence against women has come and gone but the issue of sexual violence against women is
More than two years after the end of the 30-year war between the Sri Lankan government and Tamil rebels, wome
Please find attached the third PRIO Gender, Peace and Security Update for 2011 (double issue).
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Egyptian women protesters “are being attacked, stripped and beaten in the streets” by security forces, a
Despite being denied, again, title to the land on which they have labored, there is no quit in this group of women fr
The United States hopes to prevent and defuse conflicts by getting more women seated at negotiating tables around the
Sarah Ajith James arrived in Washington last Sunday night, just five months after her country -- South Sudan -- seced
Thousands of Egyptian women have held rallies in Cairo against their treatment by security forces.
Minister of Social Welfare, Gender and Children's Affairs, Steven Gaojia, has said that women need to be united and s
Leymah Gbowee of Liberia was one of three women to be honored with the 2011 Nobel Prize.
The bodies of two women who had been raped and murdered in Gerud locality were found in the region of Kara, South Dar
A women's rights activist from Jordan, during an İstanbul conference on women's empowerment in the midst of the
Women in Sri Lanka's predominantly Tamil-speaking north and east are facing a desperate lack of security in the after